KATHMANDU — The National Sports Council (NSC) has scrapped registration of seven different national sports associations affiliated with it.
NSC has scrapped the registration of Nepal Football Association, Nepal Genuine Martial Art Association, Nepal Fusion Martial Art Association, Nepal Sports Yoga Association, Nepal Arm Wrestling Association, Nepal Drug and AIDS Association and Nepal Corporate Sports Association.
Press Advisor of the NSC, Rohit Dahal, said that the associations were scrapped on the basis of a report by the National Associations Investigation Committee.
According to him, the associations were inactive and had not held their general conventions since their registration at the NSC.
A three-member probe committee under the coordination of NSC member, Shanti Singh, was formed on December 17, 2015 to review the status of the associations affiliated to the NSC.
Mid-Hill highway opens door of prosperity: Minister Adhikari
GALKOT- Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Mid-Hill highway had opened the door of prosperity.
He added that the highway was easing the transportation service of the hilly people.
Inaugurating the Badigad Festival and Nwagi Fair-2075 BS here in Baglung district on Saturday, Minister Adhikari stressed on preserving and promoting the domestic cultures to strengthen the nationality and create harmony among the people.
The festival organizer committee coordinator Tika Paija shared that the festival was organized to preserve domestic culture and promote local tourism.
The festival will run until November 25.