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Archive for August, 2007

Nepal bags ACC-U19 Elite Cup for fourth time

admin August 29th, 2007

ACC U-19 Elite cup winner Nepal team

Nepal beat Afghanistan by 48 runs in the ACC U-19 Elite Cup finals played at Kinrara Oval ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today and qualified for ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2008. This is the fourth time Nepal won this tournament. Continue Reading »

Janai Purnima & Gai Jatra

admin August 28th, 2007

Janai Purnima & Gai JatraJanai Purnima
August 28, 2007 - Janai Purnima
Janai purnima, the full moon day in August every year, the day that our priests tie the sacred rakshya around our wrist is known as Sacred Thread Festival. On this day Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris perform their annual change of Janai. According to Hindu rules the cord must be changed without fail by a Brahman on this day.

On Janai Purnima, there is a big mela (religious fair) at Kumbeshwor lake in Lalitpur. Devotees come here to worship Lord Mahadev and to tie a knot around their wrists.

A legend in Nepal says that long ago a Continue Reading »

A moment in life

admin August 28th, 2007

Nepali kids enjoying at Siloso beach, Sentosa Island.

Kids enjoying playing in sand in Sentosa Island

Nepal into ACC U-19 Elite Cup finals

admin August 27th, 2007

Three-time champions Nepal carved out a five-wicket victory over hosts Malaysia at the Bayuemas Oval ground in on-going ACC U-19 Elite Cup to enter into final.

Captain & fast bowler Parash Khadka justified his decision to ball first after winning the toss and proved devastating for the Malaysian batsmen hauling five wickets (5-21) while Raj Shrestha took two wickets. Parash Khadka (10-1-21-5) was awarded the man of the match Continue Reading »

Laptops to students in Mustang

admin August 26th, 2007

Laptops in MustangWith the financial and technical support of Danish government, over 1000 students in government and community schools in Mustang district will soon be handed over laptop computers.

According to Nepal Samacharpatra daily, the students in Mustang district will be able to carry Continue Reading »

Nepal beat Singapore

admin August 21st, 2007

Gyanendra Malla, NepalDefending Champion Nepal started the U-19 Elite Cup Cricket with a seven wicket win over Singapore. In the match played at Silangar turf club of Malaysia on Monday, Nepal chased the target of 108 runs in 20.3 overs with a loss of three wickets. Captain Paras Khadka top scored with 36 runs and awarded the man of the match as well. Khaka hit two sixes and four boundries in 32 bowls.

Gyanendra Malla and Mahesh Chhetri contributed 25 and 19 runs respectively. Raj Shrestha scored Continue Reading »

Wave Kick Off 2007 in association with KTM Card

admin August 16th, 2007

Wave magazine and KTM Card organized a friendly football match at Dasarath Stadium on Saturday, 11th August to generate fund for the flood victims who have been rendered homeless because of the heavy rainfalls this monsoon. The match was between the celebrities and the media personnel of Nepal. In a memorable and exciting turn of events, celebrity team won the match 4-3. The ultimate winners were, of course, the flood victims who shall be receiving all the proceeds of the match.

Celebrities and the media personnel had also taken out a rally the previous evening to join hands in reaching out to the victims in their time of need. Many prominent faces were present to rally the people in helping the unfortunate people from various parts of the country.

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Press Release from NRNA on recent NRN Bill

admin August 15th, 2007

Just now we received the official press release from NRNA Secretariat. Please read the full press release. PRESS RELEASE

Parliament passes NRN bill:

The much awaited Non Resident Nepali (NRN) bill has been passed by Legislature Parliament of Nepal on Monday 13 August.

The bill defines NRN as those Nepalese living in foreign land for more than two years, either holding Continue Reading »

Two Nepalese students recently hospitalized

admin August 13th, 2007

Two Nepalese students have been recently hospitalized here in Singapore.

First case: Rabindra Subedi, a student with Columbia School (Tanjong Pagar) was admitted to Tan Tock Seng Hospital after being hit by a moving vehicle near the crossing of Serangoon and Kitchener Roads on 9 August 2007 morning around 1am. After two days at ICU, he has been transferred to Normal Ward. However, his recent condition is unknown.

Second case: Deepak Basnet, a student with ICAS, was admitted to Singapore General Hospital after being Continue Reading »

Video of 1st NRN Asia-Pacific Conference

admin August 11th, 2007

Now the video of 1st NRN Asia-Pacific Conference which was held on 14 & 15 July 2007 at Civil Service Club, Singapore is available online.

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1st NRN Asia-Pacific Conference

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