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    Under-19s move into Asia Cup semifinal

    Bangladesh moved into the semifinals of the Under-19s Asia Cup following a six-wicket victory over Nepal -- theirr second win in two matches -- in Colombo today.

  • India retain SAFF Women's title

    Regional superpower India retained the SAFF Women's Championship title, beating hosts Nepal 3-1 in the final of the fourth edition at the Sahid Rangsala in Biratnagar today.

  • 7 climbers killed in Himalayas, 2 missing

    Seven mountaineers are killed and two are missing after their camp on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal is hit by a storm in the country’s worst climbing disaster in two years.

  • SAFF Suzuki Cup: India, Maldives cruise into final

    Seven-time champions India set up a final clash against one-time champions Maldives in the SAFF Suzuki Cup following comfortable victories in their respective semifinals at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • BIMSTEC leaders say they are committed to enhancing connectivity

    Leaders from the seven-nation regional grouping emphasise the importance of exploring multiple avenues of connectivity, ranging from physical to digital platforms.

  • Nepal's first federal budget aims 8pc growth

    Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada presents the first federal budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 in Parliament on Tuesday. The Rs 1.31 trillion fiscal plan focuses on energy, infrastructure and proposes a string of reforms in social and agriculture sectors.

  • Hotlines for US-Bangla plane crash

    Bangladesh mission in Kathmandu and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dhaka open hotline numbers to provide information about the passengers of the US-Bangla aircraft that crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

  • Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal resigns

    Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' steps down from his post, honouring the agreement reached with the ruling partner Nepali Congress (NC) before forming the coalition government.

  • Girls face broken dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriage

    Child marriage is illegal in Nepal, yet the impoverished Himalayan nation has failed to put in place policies to curb the practice with almost 40 percent of girls married before the age of 18.

  • Nepal's PM quits

    Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Oli resigns minutes before parliament was to vote on a no confidence motion he was likely to lose.

  • Nepal ties cancelled

    Citing a lack of fitness of the players, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) decided yesterday to cancel the proposed friendly matches between Bangladesh and Nepal.

  • Bangladesh among nations most prone to malware attacks

    Bangladesh including Pakistan, Indonesia, Palestine and Nepal attract the highest rates of attempted malware attacks, according to Microsoft.

  • Saarc countries to formulate common standards on facilities to migrant workers

    Concerned authorities of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) join hands to formulate minimum common standards regarding facilities to migrant workers.

  • Climbers’ bodies found after 16 years

    The bodies of two American climbers have been found in a glacier in the Himalayas, 16 years after they were killed by a huge avalanche.

  • Baby elephant spooked by goat

    This baby elephant living in Nepal is completely spoofed when, after hanging out with some humans he meets a goat.

  • Prince Harry visits Nepal earthquake sites

    He arrived in Kathmandu on Saturday evening, and met the country's president the next morning.

  • Pakistan to host 19th Saarc summit on Nov 8-10

    The 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit will be held in Pakistan on November 8-10.

  • From guerilla caps to blue helmets

    Between 1996 and 2006, they flaunted red headbands or guerilla caps with a red star. Seven years after the peace deal, some of them started wearing peaked caps after their integration into the Nepal Army. More than 80 of them now are all set to wear blue helmets. This is former Maoist fighters’ transition—from making war to keeping peace.

  • Saarc Youth Action Plan finalised

    Recognising the important role youths can play in the region, the South Asian countries have decided to finalise a SAARC Youth Charter and Action Plan in the upcoming Council of Ministers meeting in Nepal.

  • Nepal Everest: Climber permits to be extended after quake

    The authorities in Nepal are to extend for free permits for foreigners prevented from climbing Mount Everest by last year's earthquakes.

  • Two die in Nepal's second plane crash in two days

    Two people are feared dead after a small plane crashed in western Nepal today, an army official says, just days after 23 people are killed in a similar accident in the Himalayan nation.

  • Nepal passenger plane crash kills all 23 on board

    Rescuers in western Nepal have found the wreckage of a passenger plane which went missing with 23 people on board.

  • Trade with Nepal: Bangladesh opens immigration office at border

    India and Bangladesh opens immigration offices on their respective sides of the Fulbari-Banglabandha border point, the route for bilateral trade between Nepal and Bangladesh.

  • Nepal’s Ex-PM Sushil Koirala passes away

    Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala breathed his last in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, succumbing to Pneumonia, according to family sources. He was 77.

  • India crush Nepal by 7 wickets

    India secure a huge seven-wicket victory over Nepal to become Group D champion of ICC U19 World Cup at Dhaka.

  • Nepal lift Bangabandhu Gold Cup

    Nepal win its first international title in 23 years, beating Bahrain 3-0 in the final of Bangabandhu Gold Cup at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.

  • Big earthquake coming, warn Indian experts

    Indian Union home ministry's disaster management experts warn of a bigger catastrophe, earthquakes with a magnitude of 8.2 or greater on the Richter scale which may hit the already ruptured Himalayan region, reports The Times of India.

  • Bangladesh static in Human Development Index

    Bangladesh’s position remains unchanged in the Human Development Index, according to the 2015 Human Development Report launched by UNDP.

  • Bangladesh girls become AFC U-14 champion

    Marzia's 16th minute goal becomes the defining factor for Bangladesh clinching the AFC U-14 Girls' Regional Championship in the finals against Nepal - a match that was postponed because of the catastrophic earthquake there.

  • Bangladesh beat Nepal 1-0

    Bangladesh beat Nepal 1-0 in a warm up match of SAFF Championship at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka.