LONDON: Manchester City made sure of third place in the Premier League when they romped to a 5-0 win at Watford on Sunday to ensure a Champions League berth for next season.
City were already 4-0 up at the break at Vicarage Road and finish the season with 78 points, ahead of Liverpool and Arsenal and behind Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
They had needed only a point to ensure they would go straight into the group phase of the Champions League but quickly set about making sure of a strong finish to a trophy-less season.
Kompany opened the scoring with a fifth-minute header from a corner, f Read More…
KATHMANDU: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court against the government’s decision to grant amnesty to those involved in Tikapur carnage.
Advocate Kapildev Dhakal, former secretary of Nepal government Dwarika Nath Dhungel and Jagdish Chandra Baral jointly filed the writ petition, making defendants to the Nepal government and Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, on Sunday.
In the petition, they argued that the government decisi Read More…
KATHMANDU: A man has been arrested for allegedly smuggling demonetised Indian banknotes with face value INR 2.928 million from Solteemode of KMC-13 on Saturday.
Acting on a tip-off, a special police team deployed from the Metropolitan Crime Division apprehended a 48-year-old Krishna Shrestha, a permanent resident of Sirseni Rural Municipality-1 in Gulmi district, currently residing in Ravibhawan, KMC-13.
In a statement today, MCD said they seized 62 notes of INR 500 denomination an Read More…
KATHMANDU: A climber from Slovakia suffering from severe altitude sickness died near South Col on Mt Everest on Sunday afternoon, according to the base camp officials. The deceased has been identified as 50-year-old Vladimir Strba.
Vladimir who fell ill near balcony area breathed his last immediately after he was descended to South Col by fellow climbers, a base camp manager, quoted the climbers as saying. Efforts were underway to bring the dead body back to the lower camps, he added.
Earlier, an American climber died and an Indian mountaineer has gon Read More…
KATHMANDU: Nepal Government on Sunday has given approval to the Employees Provident Fund to construct 680 MW Karnali Hydropower Project on the latter’s funding.
Energy Ministry Secretary Anup Kumar Upadhyay today handed over a permission letter to Fund Administrator Krishna Prasad Acharya for the production survey of ‘Betan Karnali Depositors Hydropower Limited’.
Preparations are being made to complete the survey works in the first two years and undertake the construction within five years.
The EPF would invest Rs 1.29 billion from its income of fiscal year 2015-16 in the first phase of the project.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs 80 billion.
Around 40 per cent share of the project would be offered to the depositors of EPF. Read More…
KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress candidate Ghanshyam Giri has emerged victorious as a mayor of Chandragiri Municipality, on the western outskirts of Kathmandu, as RSS reported.
Giri secured 13,309 votes and edged his closest rival UML”s Prahlad Karki by 2,888 votes.
However, UML’s Lisa Nakarmi was elected as deputy mayor of the Municipality. She received 11,834 votes. Read More…
MILAN: Juventus became the first team to win Serie A six times in a row when they beat Crotone 3-0 on Sunday to clinch the title with one game to spare.
Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala, with a stunning free kick, and Alex Sandro shared the goals as the Turin side also won a league and cup double for the third time in a row and stayed on course for a treble.
Atalanta clinched fifth place and a spot in the Europa League group stage by winning 1-0 at Empoli and AC Milan made sure of sixth place, and a place in the Europa League qualifiers, Read More…