KATHMANDU — Nepal have defested Bhutan by 9 wickets in their second match in the ongoing ACC U-19 Eastern Region Asia Cup qualifiers being held in Malaysia.
Sandeep Sunar made 21 runs including three boundaries before falling to Tshering Penjor. Aasif Sheikh remained not out on 23 runs scoring three boundaries.
Earlier, Bhutan U-19 won the toss and elected to bat first.
Nepal’s Skipper Dipendra Airee registered the best bowling figures of his career of 8-0-23-5 supported by leg-spinner Lamichhane’s another magical spell of 7-3-7-4.
Bhutan skipper Tashi Phuntsho top scored with 16 runs whereas opener Ugyen Dorji (13) was the only other batsman with double digit score.
Dipendra Singh Airee was adjudged man of the match for his first five wicket haul for Nepal.
Nepal wil play their final group match against Singapore on Thursday (September 14) at Club Aman ground.Follow @gorkhapost
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost