Nepal Today

Thursday, August 30, 2012

20-MEMBER ANFA NATIONAL TEAM ANNOUNCED Kathmandu, 30 Aug.: ANFA Thursday announced a 20-member squad for the Second SAFF Women´s Championship to be hosted by Sri Lanka 7 to 17 September Nepal is in Group B of the tournament; Pakistan, Maldives and Afghanistan and in the group. India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan are I n Group A Nepal plays Pakistan 8 September It will meet Maldives 10 September and Afghanistan 12n September in the group match. India is defending champion. nnnn 2,000 STUDENTS RICK BEING DEPORTED FROM UK WHERE MANY NEPALIS STUDY Kathmandu, 30 Aug.: More than 2,000 foreign students face possible deportation from Britain after their university was stripped of its right to authorize visas, AP Reports from London. Immigration Minister Damian Green said Thursday that London Metropolitan University had lost its "highly trusted status" because a survey had found more than a quarter of its foreign students did not have permission to be in the country. The students have 60 days to find a new sponsor, or they could find themselves at risk of deportation. Universities Minister David Willetts says a task force has been set up to help genuine students who are affected through no fault of their own. The university´s president, Liam Burns, says the government´s "heavy-handed decision makes no sense for students, no sense for institutions and no sense for the country." nnnn


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