Nepal Today

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

NEPAL TEAM FOR ACC T20 ELITE CUP ANNOUNCED Kathmandu, 12 March: CAN Tuesday announced a 14-member national team for the for the ACC T20 Elite Cup in Kathamandu from 26 March to 3 April. Paras Khadka is captain and Gyanendra Malla his deputy. Other members of the squad are: Sharad Vesawkar, Amrit Bhattarai, Shakti Gauchan, Basanta Regmi, Sanjam Regmi, Pradeep Airee, Anil Mandal, Prithu Baskota, Subash Khakurel, Binod Bhandari, Manjeet Shrestha and Chandra Sawad complete the national team. Nepal is in Group A with Malaysia, Hong Kong, Maldives and Singapore. While UAE, Afghanistan, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain are in Group B. Two top teams will qualify for the World T20 Qualifiers to be hosted by UAE in November. Afghanistan and host UAE have already secured their places for the qualifiers. Nnnn AFP/RSS camera footage showed the Nepalese man collapse to the ground after being hit... Kathmandu, 12 March: A court has jailed a 22-year-old Japanese man for killing a Nepalese restaurateur in an unprovoked street attack in which the victim was repeatedly kicked as he lay unconscious on the ground, AFP reports from Tokyo. said. The court in the western city of Osaka on Monday found tattoo artist Hiroki Shiraishi and his female acquaintance Miyoko Shiraishi, 23, guilty of causing the death of 42-year-old immigrant Bishnu Prasad Dhamala last year. Hiroki Shiraishi was jailed for 19 years, and Miyoko Shiraishi was ordered to serve nine years. It was not known if the two were related. The duo were heavily drunk before they began what the court said was a random assault on the street. During the trial, security camera footage showed the Nepalese man collapse to the ground after being hit. His motionless body was then repeatedly kicked, Kyodo News reported. The agency quoted judge Hidenori Nagai saying the pair "assaulted for fun without any reason a man who did not resist. It should never be condoned".Violent crime is relatively rare in Japan and the country's small immigrant population is not routinely targeted in racist attacks. Nnnn KALIKOT TRACTOR ACCIDENT KILLS TWO Kathmandu, 12 March:: Two persons died on the spot in a tractor accident at Daha VDC in Kalikot district on Tuesday morning, RSS reports from Kalikot.. The deceased have been identified as the tractor driver Milan Rai (25) of Bayarban VDC-9 in Morang district and co-driver Ravi Timalsina (22) of Khopase VDC in Kavre, according to Police Inspector at the District Police Office, Kalikot, Chiranjibi Dahal. The accident took place when the tractor (Na 2 Kha 9849) heading towards the district headquarters from Daha VDC fell some 600 meters off the road. Nnnn POLICE BEAT NRT IN MARTYRS MEMORIAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE Kathmandu, 12 March: Nepal Police Club New Road Team (NRT) 2-1 Tuesday in the Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division Super League Championship at Dasharath Rangashala. Three Star defeated Friends Club by a solitary goal in another match Tuesday. Santosh Shahukhala sclred the goal in the 52nd minute. nnnn


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