KATHMANDU- The fifth Sagarmatha International Karate Championship would kick off from January 10 in Kathmandu.
The competition is to be held under the aegis of Nepal Karate Federation on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Nepal Shitoryu Karate Association, Dojo Naxal.
Around 2,000 players from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Bhutan besides Nepal are participating in the competition where 15 events would take place under various weight categories as 20 kg, 23 kg, 25 kg, 27 kg, 30 kg among others.
The players will be vying for 30 gold medals in the two-day event, according to Competition Chief Coordinator, Gajendra Bahadur Khapangi.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.