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Nepal qualifies for World Twenty20 with win over Hong Kong Nov 28, 8:53 am
Sydney, Nov 28 (ANI): Nepal will compete in a major cricket tournament for the first time next year after securing a berth in the upcoming World Twenty20 by beating Hong Kong by five wickets in a quarterfinal match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Archaeologists working in Nepal have uncovered evidence of a structure at the birthplace of the Buddha dating to the sixth century B.C. This is the first archaeological material linking the life of the Buddha to a specific century.
Kathmandu, Nov.23 (ANI): Maoist leader Pushpa Kumar Dahal, who is popularly known as Prachanda was elected to Nepal's Constituent Assembly on Saturday after winning one of two seats he had contested.
Kathmandu, Nov. 23 (ANI): The Nepali Congress is leading in 97 of the 223 seats for which electoral results have been declared so far for the 601-member Constituent Assembly.
DiCaprio donates $3m to save tigers in Nepal Nov 23, 10:16 am
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 3 million dollars to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) via his charitable foundation to help save tigers in Nepal.
Polls: Nepali Congress leads in 33 places, UML in 23 Nov 20, 7:14 pm
Kathmandu, Nov.20 (ANI): The Nepali Congress is leading in 33 places in elections to choose a new Constituent Assembly.
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that having children early and in rapid succession are major factors fueling high infant mortality rates in the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan, where one in 14 births to young mothers ends with the death of the child within the first year.
Maharashtra ATS nabs IM operative Afzal Usmani Oct 28, 6:05 pm
Mumbai, Oct.28 (ANI): Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) chief Rakesh Maria on Monday confirmed the arrest of Indian Mujahideen (IM) terror accused Afzal Mutalib Usmani, and said he and his nephew Javed Khan would be produced before a court today.
HR groups reveal Asia lags in protecting domestic workers Oct 28, 3:04 pm
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): Roughly 40 percent of domestic workers globally are employed in Asia, yet the region has been slow to enact reforms despite major progress in other parts of the world.
Kathmandu, Oct. 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed human and tiger co-existence was possible, if a few landscape changes were made.
Washington, Oct. 19 (ANI): Smoke from open-air burning of funeral pyres in India and Nepal is a significant source of production of carbon aerosols, a new study has claimed.
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Two German broadcasters have reportedly alleged that they were detained and imprisoned by Qatari Police while they tried to investigate the plight of migrant labourers working in the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
World powers told to accept rise of China Oct 4, 1:04 pm
Islamabad, Oct. 4 (ANI): Major world powers should accept the phenomenal rise of China in a peaceful manner, Regional Peace Institute (RPI) Chairperson and former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri has said.
Manama, Oct 2 (ANI): International bodies have criticised Qatar's response to the report on migrant workers death during 2022 FIFA World Cup preparations as 'extremely weak and disappointing'.
London, Oct 2 (ANI): 70 Nepalese builders working in the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have died in construction sites since the start of 2012, according to a death toll announced by Nepal government representatives in Doha.
Qatar vows action following migrant labourers' deaths in 2022 World Cup preparations Oct 1, 11:31 am
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Qatar has reportedly promised a crackdown on private building companies allegedly exploiting migrant workers, including Nepalese and Indian, following an investigation by a reputed British newspaper that revealed the deaths of an alarming numbers of labourers in the building boom prior to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Beijing, Sept. 29 (ANI): Nepal has called upon all UN member states to direct concerted efforts to complete the unfinished tasks of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) before embarking on the subsequent sustainable development goals.
London, Sept 26 (ANI): An international trade body has said that along with Nepal, many migrant workers from India and Sri Lanka engaged for the preparations of the 2022 FIFA World Cup have also died and many more are facing squalid labour conditions and consular problems, which has been compared as akin to slaves.
Migrant workers facing 'slave-like conditions' in 2014 Brazil World Cup preparations Sep 27, 11:05 am
London, Sept 27 (ANI):Over a hundred migrant construction workers employed on a project in Brazil related to the preparations of the 2014 FIFA World Cup are reportedly facing 'slave-like' conditions similar to Nepalese migrant workers in Qatar.
London, Sept 17 (ANI): The organisers of the 2022 Qatar Football World Cup have expressed their distress at the findings of an investigation into the treatment of migrant workers in the country, saying that they are 'appalled' by the report.
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Numerous Nepalese migrant labourers have reportedly died in Qatar recently and many more are enduring atrocities and labour abuses, raising questions about Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 Football World Cup.
HRW tells Nepal to appoint qualified human rights commissioners Sep 20, 2:50 pm
New York, Sept. 20 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch has reportedly told the Nepali government to appoint qualified, independent, and new members to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
HRW tells Nepal to appoint independent rights commissioners Sep 20, 11:07 am
New York, Sept.20 (ANI): The Government of Nepal should appoint qualified, independent and new members to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Human Rights Watch said today.
Indian police intrusion angers Nepal Sep 19, 6:11 pm
Kathmandu, Sept. 19 (ANI): Local political parties, government officials and people have expressed their outrage over an Indian police team crossing into Nepal territory to raid a house in search of runaway criminals.
Nepal Army to invest USD 50m in service-oriented industries Sep 19, 6:11 pm
Kathmandu, Sept. 19 (ANI): The Nepal Army said Thursday it plans to invest approximately 50 million dollars in service-oriented industries.
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