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20 women weightlifters to represent Pakistan in 2019 South Asian Games

The athletes will attend a training camp in Islamabad

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Pakistan beat Nepal to enter final of SAFF U15 Championship

Pakistan will take on Bangladesh in the final on Saturday

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India, Nepal win in Under-19 Asia Cup 2018

India defeated Afghanistan while UAE was beaten by Nepal in Under-19 Asia Cup 2018

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With women’s karate win, Pakistan bags its second bronze medal in the Asian Games 2018

Pakistan won the bronze medal in the women’s +68 kilogram karate bronze medal contest

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Pakistan beat Nepal in Asian Games 2018 football fixture

Pakistan clinched a 2-1 win over Nepal in Asian Games 2018 Group D football match at Jakarta on Sunday.

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Nepal beat Netherlands by a run for first ODI win

Nepal defeated the Netherlands by one run off the last ball on Friday to record their first ever one-day international victory

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Pakistan, Nepal to play in world’s second women’s blind cricket series in December

The world’s second women blind cricket series will be played between Pakistan and Nepal during the visitors tour to Pakistan in December

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Nepal lose maiden ODI to Netherlands after heartbreaking collapse

Nepal suffered a dramatic collapse when they lost nine wickets for just 49 runs to go down to a 55-run defeat to the Netherlands in their maiden one-day international on Wednesday.

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Nepal top court overturns ban on climbers with disabilities

Nepal’s Supreme Court overturned a government ban on double amputees and blind people from scaling Mount Everest and other mountains in the country. A five-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Deepak Raj, issued the verdict on Wednesday. In March, the apex court had issued a stay order on the government move allowing disabled climbers to…

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Pakistan to name its first blind women’s cricket team in September

The Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) will finalise a 17-member national women’s team in September to play a five-match Twenty-20 series against their Nepalese counterparts when the visitors will tour Pakistan in December. PBCC Director Bilal Satti, talking to APP, said the first phase of the training camp of the blind female cricket players will…

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As water shortages grow, ‘Day Zero’ becomes everyday in India

BANGKOK: Parched Cape Town, in South Africa, has managed to push back its “Day Zero” – an estimate of when taps in the city could run dry – to 2019 after successful water-saving efforts. But in India, “Day Zero” has come and gone for residents in many parts of the country, where taps failed long…

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Lifted by India, South Asia regains growth lead, still lags on jobs

ISLAMABAD, April 15, 2017 – South Asia is the fastest growing region in the world–according to the latest report by the World Bank.  This is largely driven by India’s growth rebound and is not consistent among countries. Despite accelerating global growth and trade, exports remain weak. Progress on fiscal consolidation is slow, and deficits are…

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Nepal to do battle with MCC and Dutch at Lord’s

London: Nepal, recently granted full one-day international status, received another boost on Monday after being invited to contest a T20 tournament with the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the Netherlands at Lord’s. The Nepalese — who now have both ODI and T20 international status — will play the tournament on July 29, the MCC announced….

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Nepal secure ODI status for the first time

Harare, March 15: Nepal cruised to a six-wicket victory over Papua New Guinea in Harare on Thursday to claim one-day international status for the first time. Nepal bowled out their opponents for only 114 in a play-off game at the World Cup qualifying tournament and chased down the small target with 27 overs to spare….

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Bangladesh plane carrying 71 people crashes in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A Bangladeshi aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four crew crashed on Monday while coming in to land at the airport in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, an airport official said, adding that 17 people on board had been rescued. The state of the other people on the flight from the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, operated by…

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Pakistan committed to SAARC’s objectives: PM

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Pakistan attaches great importance to South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and remained committed to its principles and objectives of its Charter. In a speech during his visit to the SAARC Secretariat on Tuesday, Prime Minister Abbasi said Pakistan had always strived to make the regional body a…

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6th SAARC Business moot in Khathmandu on March 16

KATHMANDU: South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industry is set to organize its sixth Business Leaders Conclave, in Kathmandu, Nepal on March 16-18, 2018. The event would be organized in collaboration with Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), in partnership with Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) and with…

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Scaling new heights: Nepal’s woman becomes mountain guide

KATHMANDU: When Dawa Yangzum Sherpa first set her sights on being a mountain guide, she was told it was no job for a girl. Now she has proved her doubters wrong, becoming Nepal’s first woman to earn a prestigious international qualification. Last month, the 27-year-old completed a rigorous course run by the Swiss-based International Federation…

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Meet the first woman to climb Mount Everest twice in 5 days

Anshu Jamsenpa completed her second ascent to the top of Mount Everest this year on May 21. NEWS DESK: Most people don’t make it to the top of the world once. But mother-of-two Anshu Jamsenpa, aged 38, has done it five times, all from the South Col route on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest…

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Nearly 600 dead in S. Asia floods

NEW DELHI: Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued. The latest floods and landslides in the subcontinent began in the second week of August, as the annual monsoon strengthened its grip over the northern and eastern parts…

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