Commemorative cover issued

KATHMANDU: Nepal Philatelic Society today issued a commemorative envelope to mark Nepali women’s first ever participation in the international tournament. Nepal women cricketers are currently in Malaysia for the ACC Women’s Tournament beginning from Wednesday. Sridhar Gautam, director general of Department of Postal Service, cancelled the tickets on the cover at the programme. The tickets used on the occasion were those issued a month earlier depicting cricketers. — HNS

Appellate Court order

KATHMANDU: The Patan Appellate Court today issued show cause notices to executive committee officials of the Nepal Olympic Committee on a contempt of court charge. A division bench of judges Keshari Raj Pundit and Mira Khadka issued the order. The bench called to attend before the appellate court with written affidavits on why they had involved in disrespecting the court order. The bench was responding to a contempt of court case filed by the dissolved Nepal Shooting Association (NSA) president Kishor Bahadur Karki on Tuesday against the 21-member NOC. The petitioner had demanded actions against the NOC officials on defying the court order to stop the elections. — HNS

NITF felicitate players

KATHMANDU: Nepal International Taekwondo Federation (NITF) on Wednesday felicitated three players that won medals at the World Vasco Championship held on July 1-7 in Calgiari, Italy. Nepali kick-boxers had won one silver (Sunil Acharya, 65kg) and two bronze medals (Sudip Pandit in 67kg and Prakash Pandit in 70kg).— HNS

New Shrine crush Gillette

KATHMANDU: New Shrine crushed Gillette School 52-8 and Valley Public beat Teresa Academy 18-8 in the girls’ matches at the Classic Invitational Basketball Tournament. In boys’ section, Shrine Academy beat Unique School 26-14, Terasa overcame Babylon 45-31, Gyan Niketan defeated New Shrine 56-47 and Pacific outplayed Milan School 42-24. — HNS

Valley Public win

KATHMANDU: Valley Public beat Himalayan Int’l 19-12 in the Inter-school Girls’ Basketball Tournament. Hosts Mahendra Bhawan thrashed Rose Bud 31-2, Triyog outscored Xavier Int’l 23-4, Young Hearts beat Shuvatara 20-5, Gyan Niketan defeated Fluorescent 19-7, New Summit edged Bhanubhakta 16-8, Gillette beat Elite Co-Ed 21-13 and Malpi Int’l defeated Little Angel’s 14-10. — HNS

‘C’ Div selection football tourney

KATHMANDU: Bal Premi Yuva Club defeated Unity Club 5-1 in the inaugural day of the ‘C’ Division League Selection Football Tournament here at the Sanogaucharan grounds on Wednesday. Ishwor Raj Joshi and Buddha Maharjan scored two goals each and Bijendra Shrestha scored the other for Bal Premi while Milan Magarati pulled back a consolation goal for Unity. — HNS