Discourse on Newa civilization: Were the Malla kings Newars or Thakuris?

The ongoing debate on Facebook and beyond about classifying the Malla kings as Newar or Thakuri has sparked significant interest.

Democracy is not easy: Let it evolve and thrive

Democracy is not easy.  History clearly shows that successful democracies take time. Democracy in England can be traced back to

How evidence-based policymaking can help Nepal control air pollution

Air pollution is a silent, yet pervasive threat to human health, and its impact is felt acutely in regions like

In Nepal, why has implementing the diplomatic code of conduct become a tough job?

Kathmandu: Narayan Kaji Shrestha wears many hats. He is the leader from the ruling Maoist Center and he currently serves

Impact of economic tourism policies on local communities

Economic tourism policies, designed to attract visitors and boost local economies, are a double-edged sword. On one side, they can

FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers: Nepal facing Yemen tonight

Kathmandu: Nepal is playing against Yemen in today’s final game of the second round of FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers.

The match is being held at the Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Stadium in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, and will start at 11:45 later tonight. Yemen is playing its home game in Saudi Arabia. Nepal, which is in Group ‘H’, faced defeat in all the five matches it played in the qualifiers. 

Earlier. Nepal lost 0-2 to Yemen in the first match, 

The Nepali team led by goalkeeper Kiran Kumar Limbu comprises Bishal Sunar,  Abhishek Baral, Abhishek Limbu, Ananta Tamang, Bimal Pandey, Bishal Basnet, Tshering Lama, Saubhagya Rai, Sanish Shrestha and Rohit Chand.

Bharat Khawas, Laken Limbu, Manikumar Lama, Manish Dangi, Suman Shrestha, Basant Jimba and Ashish Rai,  Jelepsi Jung Karki, Hishub Thapalia, Sanjeev Bista, Ayush Ghalan and Ashik Babu Chaudhary.