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12th South Asian Games: Nepal bags another Silver medal in Wushu

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KATHMANDU — Nepal has secured one more silver medal in Wushu on the 6th day of the twelfth South Asian Games, on Wednesday.

Hari Prasad Gole bagged a silver medal for Nepal in the game held at the Rising Sun Sports Complex in Shillong.

Gole, who had scored 8.61 focuses in the first round, added 9.01 to win silver with a total score of 17.62 points in Taolu’s Taichi All-round occasion.

Gyan Das of India Singh completed first with aggregate score of 18.53, while Ramotullah Kishor of Bangladesh came third in the occasion with aggregate score of 16.81.

Nepal have gotten 22 medals so far in the twelfth SAG including one gold, six silver and 15 bronze.

Earlier on Tuesday, Wushuka Bishow Budha Magar added another silver award in Nepal’s kitty when he completed second in Taolu’s Gunshu All-round event here at the Assam Rifle Sports Complex .

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Three arrested with tiger hides

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KATHMANDU- The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Tuesday arrested three persons in possession of tiger hides.

The CIB said that Man Bahadur Tamang of Shailung Rural Municipality in Dolakha; Lokmaya Gurung of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha district and Amar Singh of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district were arrested from Budhanilkantha in the capital city acting on a tip off about their involvement in smuggling of animals’ hides and skeleton.

All three have been sent to the Division Forests Office, Kathmandu for further actions. According to the Superintendent of Police Sudip Giri, the alleged would be booked as per the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1973 and CITES Convention, 1975.

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