HETAUNDA — The construction of a national level cricket stadium has been completed in Hetauda.
The cricket stadium of national standard has been constructed at Huprachaur of Hetauda with the technical support of Makawanpur Cricket Association and coordination of District Sports Development Committee
It took two years to complete the construction of cricket stadium. The stadium along with cricket pitch and morning walk track has been constructed at the cost of around Rs 3 million.
The stadium is appropriate for national tournament and practice, said District Sports Development Committee Chairperson Madhav Timilsina. The cricket ground has the length of 140 metres and breadth of 120 metres.Follow @gorkhapost
NC leader Regmi passes away
KATHMANDU— Nepali Congress leader Keshab Regmi, who contributed to restoring democracy in 1990, has passed away on Thursday night.
Regmi, who was suffering from respiratory problems for long, died at his residence in Gongabu in Kathmandu. Regmi, who also served as secretary of NC, Kaski, played an important role in establishing Nepal Students’ Union, the student wing of the NC.
He was also sent to jail five times for fighting to restore democracy. He is survived by two wives.
His last rites were conducted at Pashupati Aryaghat today itself. People from various walks of life and NC leaders attended his funeral rite.
On the occasion, NC President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel and General Secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala paid tribute to Regmi by draping his body in the party flag.Follow @gorkhapost