Golchhas bereaved

KATHMANDU: Chandkumari Golchha, mother of Golchha Organisation’s chairman Lokmanya Golchha and CA member Diwakar Golchha, passed away after a heart attack on Thursday at her home in Biratnagar. The mother of five sons, Lokmanya, Diwakar, Mahendra, Dinesh and Rajkumar Golchha and three daughters Sushila Bothra, Usha Kankaria and Kanta Sethia, she was 78 years old. Late Chandkumari was the wife of late Hansa Raj Golchha, a pioneer industrialist of Nepal. — THT Online

FNCSI wing plenum

KATHMANDU: Federation of Nepal Cottage and Small Industries (FNCSI) will hold its 16th national Women Entrepreneurs Conference on June 7-8. According to a press note, women entrepreneurs from 52 districts would take part in the conference. — THT Online

Ghalegaun festival

LAMJUMG: The 10th Ghalegaun Festival will be organised from May 6 to 9 in Uttarkanya, a model village of the SAARC region, in Lamjung district. Ghalegaun is famous for Gurung culture, hospitality and sightseeing. The festival aims at drawing more tourists to the village, the organizers said during a press meet. Several cultural processions will be presented during the festival besides putting local handicrafts on sale. The village located at a height of 2100-m above sea level is also popular for watching sunrise, sunset and Himalayan range. — RSS