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Army beat Three Star 2-1 to enter into semifinals of Khaptard Gold Cup

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DHANGADHI — The Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) entered in to semifinals of ongoing Nepal Ice Sudurpaschim Khaptard Gold Cup on Thursday defeating Three Star Club (TSC) 2-1 played at the Regional Stadium in Dhangadhi.

Army striker Nawayug Shrestha broke the dead-lock on the sixth minute of the game, in first half. The departmental team created numerous chances to double their lead but could not.

Suman Aryal extended the departmental side’s lead in the 49th minute. Nirajan Khadka pulled a goal back for TSC in the 53th minute to make the score 2-1.

TSC could not get back in the game as it wasted multiple chances to score. TAC also failed to utilize a lot of goal scoring opportunities.

TAC’s skipper Bharat Khawas was declared the man-of-the-match and was rewarded with Rs 10,000 for his contribution.

TSC earlier defeated Jhapa XI 3-1 in its first match of the tournament to reach the quarterfinals on Monday, but the first division club could not continue its journey in the tournament.

During the post-match conference, TSC head coach Megh Raj KC conceded in spite of playing well team’s failure to score goals cost them the match. He said minor errors led TAC to notch two goals which proved them to be costly.

According to the organisers, Rupandehi XI will take on Manang Marshyangdi Club in today’s quarter-final of the tournament.

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Attorney General Kharel directs police to file a case to seek life imprisonment to rapists





DHANUSA— Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has directed the police department to file a case seeking life imprisonment to the men arrested for raping and murdering 10-year-old girl Manika Yadav along with confiscation of all property.

He made this direction to Superintendent of Police Gobinda Thapaliya during an inspection of the office of district government advocate and high government advocate office in Janakpur.

Kharel also met Manika’s family at Aaurahi Rural Municipality.

During the meeting, he assured the bereaved family of action against the rapists and economic help to them.

The Dhanusa police have arrested Binod Mukhiya and Nathuni Pandit from the locality on the charge of raping Manika.

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