Nepal Today

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

STUDENTS DISRUPT TRAFFIC DEMANDING ROLLBACK OF INREASED PUBLIC TRANSPORT FARES Kathmandu, 12 March: Eleven student unions have been disrupting movement of traffic Wednesday in the capital and will lift it after four hours demanding a rollback in increase of public transport fares slapped Friday. Students on the fourth day of their pressure campaign on government have warned of more protests if old fares aren’t reintroduced. nnnn SHANKATA LIFT BIRAT GOLD CUP Kathmandu, 12 March: Shankata Tuesday lifted the Birat Gold Cup in Biratnagar beating Armed Police Club 1-0 winning a knockout tournament for the first time in 12 years.. Shankata collected a prixe money of Rs.325,000 and the runner0up Rs.150,000. Aba Norbert Cedric scored the goal in the 74th minute. nnnn MMC PLAYS NEPAL ARMY IN SUPER LEAGUE Kathmandu, 12 March: RCT plays Machindra in the Martyrs Memorial A division super league championship Wednesday at Dashrath Rangashala Wednesday. MMC plays Nepal Army in the second match in the super league of eight teams. nnnn . CAPITAL’S MORNING TEMPERATURE12.30 CELSIUS Kathmandu, 12 March Capitals Wednesday morning temperature was 1.2.3 degrees Celsius. Mercury is expected to rise to 29 degrees Celsius n the afternoon. nnnn