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T20 World Cup: Bangladesh beat Nepal to seal final Super 8 spot | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tanzim Hasan Sakib's exceptional four-wicket haul propelled Bangladesh into the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8s, following a 21-run victory over Nepal at the Arnos Vale Ground on Monday. With this win, Bangladesh secured the final spot in the T20 World Cup Super Eights, while the Netherlands were eliminated from the tournament.As it happened: Bangladesh vs NepalNepal's chase of 107 runs was far from smooth, as they stumbled to 24/4 through the Powerplay.Sundeep Jora's dismissal in the next over left Nepal in a precarious position at five down. However, Kushal Malla and Dipendra Singh Airee's partnership helped steady the ship and keep the run chase within reach. Despite their efforts, Mustafizur Rahman's brilliant bowling in the 17th and 19th overs, along with Shakib Al Hasan...
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Bangladesh 0/0 in 0.0 Overs | BAN vs NEP T20 World Cup Live Score: Nepal win the toss, opt to bowl against Bangladesh – The Times of India

Bangladesh vs Nepal T20 World Cup Live Score: Nepal skipper Rohit Paudel won the toss and decided to field first against Bangladesh in St Vincent. Bangladesh will look to iron out their flaws and seal the second Super Eight spot from Group D when they take on a tricky Nepal in the T20 World Cup on Monday. With four points, Bangladesh are all set to progress further in the tournament from the last group in the competition but a spirited Nepal will pose a strong threat. Even though they have not yet won a game and are out of the race for the next round, Nepal's confidence will be sky high after they nearly pulled off a win against South Africa and will be keen on fulfilling their dream of beating a Test-playing nation before signing off. The equation for Bangladesh, however, could change ...
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Sri Lanka vs Nepal T20 World Cup match called off due to rain in Florida | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Heavy rain and a waterlogged outfield led to the cancellation of the T20 World Cup match between Sri Lanka and Nepal on Wednesday in Florida.Rain had poured throughout the day, with flood warnings in the region. A break in the weather allowed ground staff to start drying the field.T20 World Cup Schedule | Points TableHowever, despite the efforts, officials called the game off after an hour of work, disappointing the large and lively Nepalese fans at the Central Broward Stadium.The teams were left to share the points.Sri Lanka, having lost their first two games to South Africa and Bangladesh, are now on the verge of mathematical elimination from the competition.Nepal also faced a setback, losing their opening game to the Netherlands.South Africa lead Group D with a perfect six...
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Maldives President Muizzu, Nepal PM Prachanda, Mauritius’ Jugnauth Call On Prez Murmu

New Delhi: In significant diplomatic engagements, President Droupadi Murmu hosted leaders from the Republic of Maldives, Nepal, Mauritius, and Seychelles at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. The meetings focused on discussing development-related matters of mutual interest with the neighbours and partners in the Indian Ocean Region. Welcoming the President of Maldives, Mohamed Muizzu, President Murmu conveyed her greetings to the new government and the people of the island nation. She expressed confidence that Maldives would continue on the path of prosperity and development under Dr Muizzu’s leadership. Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu met President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan. (Photo: X/@rashtrapatibhvn) The bilateral ties between Indi...
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Sandeep Lamichhane to join Nepal’s T20 World Cup squad in the West Indies after visa denial in USA | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Nepal's controversial cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane will join his national team in the West Indies for the ICC T20 World Cup after being unable to participate in matches held in the United States due to visa issues, the Nepal Cricket Association announced on Monday."Nepali player Sandeep Lamichhane will leave for the West Indies for the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup and join the Nepali national cricket team," stated association secretary Paras Khadka.T20 World Cup Schedule | Points TableThe T20 World Cup is co-hosted by the United States and the West Indies. Nepal had initially intended to include Lamichhane in their squad from the start, but his visa applications for the U.S. were denied twice despite considerable efforts to secure approval.Expressing his eagerness, Lamichhane po...
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Sexual minorities demand equality in Nepal parade – Times of India

KATHMADU: Celebrating the month of June as the month of pride, sexual minorities in Nepal held a parade through the capital painting the roads with rainbow-coloured flags and slogans demanding equality both by the state as well as the society. Hundreds of members of marginalised sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics (PoMSOGIESC) annually organize the parade on the second Saturday of June.Since its inception, the demand for equality and equal treatment has always been raised. ani!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { function loadFBEvents(isFBCampaignActive) { if (!isFBCampaignActive) { return; } (function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { if (f.fbq) return; n = f.fbq = function() { n.callMethod ? n.callMethod(...arguments) : ...
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Nepal govt recalls 11 ambassadors, including from India

A view of Nepal Embassy (Nepal Dootawas), in New Delhi. File. | Photo Credit: Sushil Kumar Verma Nepal government has recalled ambassadors from 11 countries, including those serving in India and the U.S. and appointed under the Nepali Congress' quota, three months after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' terminated his alliance with the party and joined hands with KP Sharma Oli.Despite strong reservations from Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Kaji Shrestha, the government on Thursday recalled these ambassadors, including Nepal’s envoy to India Shankar Sharma, The Kathmandu Post newspaper reported.This comes ahead of Mr. Prachanda's likely visit to New Delhi on Sunday to witness Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.Such a move sen...
‘You dare to lie:’ Chinese ambassador to Nepal snaps at senior journalist over Pokhara loan claim
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‘You dare to lie:’ Chinese ambassador to Nepal snaps at senior journalist over Pokhara loan claim

The Pokhara airport, first envisioned in 1975, was finally completed and inaugurated on 1 January, 2023 – after a 50-year wait for the second most populous city of Nepal. The project was made possible due to the $215.96 million from the Exim Bank of China. Opened to much fanfare, the airport has become emblematic of another of Beijing’s white-elephant development projects, saddling the local partner with high debt. There have been no international routes linked to the airport, for more than a year after it opened.Another controversy surrounding the airport is whether it is part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) – the $1 trillion “project of the century” envisioned by Chinese President Xi Jinping to develop two transport routes connecting China to the world.Navita Srikant, a geop...
BIMSTEC’s 27-year evolution: Charter comes into force after Nepal’s ratification
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BIMSTEC’s 27-year evolution: Charter comes into force after Nepal’s ratification

New Delhi: The charter of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) came into effect Monday — 27 years after the grouping was first envisioned in Bangkok, Thailand. The seven members of BIMSTEC — Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand — first signed the charter on 30 March 2022 at the fifth BIMSTEC summit held virtually in Colombo, Sri Lanka. However, it could come into force only after every country ratified the document, which finally happened in April 2024.  The document also gives the organisation a legal personality, establishes a mechanism for admitting new members and observers, and enables negotiations and agreements with countries and other regional and international groupings.  “The entry into force ...