NAWALPARASI — The Rhino Conservation Gold Cup Men’s Football Championship, the tournament with the highest prize money outside Kathmandu valley, kicks off at Kolhuwa of Nawalparasi from today.
The championship will take place until November 11 from today. Altogether 12 teams including the team representing the organizers will play in the tournament.
All the teams except the team from the organizers’ side are ‘A division’ teams. The Nanda Bhauju Consumers Committee is organizing the championship with the goal of rhino conservation.
The winning team will bag Rs 525 thousand 555 and the first runner-up team Rs 250 thousand 555.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt forms panel to look into vegetable syndicate
KATHMANDU — The government has formed a committee to look into the issues of the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market and come up with a viable solution after receiving several complaints from customers regarding the price of vegetables skyrocketing due to the prevalence of syndicate.
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav formed a seven-member committee on Tusday. Nabaraj Dhakal, the joint secretary and also spokesperson at Ministry for Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS), has been appointed as the chair of the committee.
Other members of the committee are joint secretaries of the Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Development and Ministry of Home Affairs, Executive Director of Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Committee Tejendra Prasad Poudel, a deputy inspector general of Nepal Police and two officer-level staff of MoICS.
Earlier, vegetable traders had halted trade at the Market demanding immediate release of Bharat Khatiwada and Ujwal Dhungana, who had been arrested on Monday for creating disturbance and obstructing the vegetable market monitoring.Follow @gorkhapost