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ICC World Cricket League Championship:Nepal defeat Kenya by 7 wickets

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KATHMANDU — Nepal national cricket team have won over Kenya by seven wickets in their second match in the ICC World Cricket League Championship at the Tribhuvan University Stadium on Monday.

Chasing a target of 156 for victory, Nepal reached the target 30.2 overs at the cost of  three wickets

Captain Gyanendra Malla and Dipendra Singh Airee both scored half-ceturies. Malla contributed the highest of 64 runs followed by Dipendra Singh Airee’s 62 runs off 66 balls including 8 fours and 1 six.

Likewise, Sarad Vesawkar contributed 24 runs including 4 fours and one six and remained not out.

For Kenya, E Otieno took 2 wickets conceding 21 runs while CO Obuya claimed 1 wicket giving away 22 runs.

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Indian truck driver held with 213 kg hashish and 2.250 kg opium

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KATHMANDU — The Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested an Indian truck driver with 213 kg hashish and 2.250 kg opium from Kalanki on Sunday.

NCB, acting on a tip-off, intercepted the Indian truck with registration number WB 23 B 5885 and assrested Meraz Alam, 25, of Bihar. The truck, which entered Nepal from India yesterday offloaded a consignment of maize in Hetauda of Makwanpur and headed to Dhading to load the hashish and opium provided by local racketeers, according to police.

The drugs were concealed in two false compartment made in cargo space of the truck.

Police said that, Alam allegedly used the truck to smuggle drugs to India for long time.

Meanwhile, the narco police had launched an investigation to ascertain the racketeer who supplied the hard drugs to Indian smugglers.

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