Himalayan News Service
Two Tibetans held
KATHMANDU: Police detained Kelsang Dondup and Tashi Dawa on Monday from Baudha for their alleged involvement in anti-China activities. Both are Tibetan refugees living in Baudha area. A police squad deployed in Baudha area to curb possible anti-China activities detained them when they misbehaved with police while the latter were inquiring about them. Kelsang is chairman of New Age Network, a group that conducts anti-Chinese activities.
Woman kills self
KATHMANDU: Shanti Shrestha (28), from Malu-1 of Dolakha, currently residing in a rented room at Kapan-3, Kathmandu, hanged herself in her room on Monday. The reason behind her suicide is yet to be known, police said.
Bicycles for police
Kathmandu: Nepal Police today received 10 bicycles from Barun Beverage Nepal Pvt (Ltd) to use for security patrolling to curb petty crime in the Capital. Chief Executive Officer of Barun Beverage Nepal Pvt (Ltd) Suranjan De handed over a bunch of bicycle keys to SP Ramesh Prasad Kharel at a function organised on the premises of Metropolitan Police Range, Hanumandhoka. Beside this, Barun Beverage has also provided five bicycles to metropolitan traffic police. Police had started bicycle patrolling since June.
NC felicitates doctors
KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress extended thanks to doctors, nurses, medical persons and private secretaries for the service rendered to late NC president Girija Prasad Koirala during his treatment. According to NC chief secretary Ram Chandra Pokharel, Deputy Prime Minister Sujata Koirala today handed over appreciation letters signed by NC Acting President Sushil Koirala to doctors Bhagawan Koirala, Arjun Karki, Mana Bahadur KC and Jagadish Agrawal at her residence in Mandikhatar. Girija Prasad Koirala, the octogenarian NC veteran leader and five-time prime minister, passed away on March 20 due to respiratory problems.