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Old idols found in Jumla

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JUMLA — Idols that claimed to be of the thirteenth century have been found close-by Kanakasundari VDC-7, Dhobighat of Jumla district.

Five old idols were detected while digging out for the foundation of rest house beign constructed to provide shelter to internal and external tourists coming to observe Kanakasundari Goddess Temple.

The idols found during excavation seem to be linked with Malla-era civilization of 13th century, said culture expert and history informant Ram Chandra Acharya of Karnali.

The idols detected are of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parbati, Lord Buddha and bull, said Chairperson of Temple Management Committee Nar Bahadur Rawat. One of the idols found is beyond recognition so it is difficult to identify what the idol is about, he added.

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‘C’ Division League Football tournament set for February

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KATHMANDU— The Martyrs Memorial ‘C’ Division League Football Championship is set to take place in the third week of February 2019.

On Thursday the meeting held between the representatives of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and ‘C’ Division clubs at ANFA Complex in Satdobato, Lalitpur set the date for the tournament, shared ANFA Spokesperson Kiran Rai.

League Director Sanjeeb Mishra said, “The ANFA and Club’s representatives have agreed to conduct the competition in the final week of February (second week of Falgun). We will finalize the specific date for the tournament in near future”.

Eleven ‘C’ Division clubs will take part in the Division League.

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