FNCCI flays attack

KATHMANDU: FNCCI has condemned the attack on Himal Khabar Patrika, a publication of Himal Media. Issuing a press statement here ion Monday, FNCCI urged the government to put an end to attacks on the press and take action against the persons involved in the attack.


Firm’s 6th anniv

KATHMANDU: Everest De Cargo Pvt Ltd, the licensee of FedEx Express Corporation, celebrated

its 6th anniversary on Sunday. On the occasion, Everest De Cargo managing director RM Singh said, “Despite the fuel and energy crisis that has affected every sector, Everest De Cargo is ensuring that it delivers every single package on time and safely.” — HNS

SEJON condemns

KATHMANDU: Society of Economic Journalists-Nepal (SEJON) in a press statement condemned

the attack on Himal Khabar Patrika on Sunday. SEJON also urged the government to guarantee the freedom of the press and punish the persons involved in the attack. — HNS

GCCI annual meet

GORKHA: The 12th convention of Gorkha Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Saturday elected Rambabu Joshi as the new president of its executive committee. Bhagwanbabu Maske,

Jeeban Jyoti Shrestha, Prakash Chandra Shrestha, Rajubabu Shrestha, Krishna Kumar Shrestha, Shiv Dhoj Khatri, Rajendra Bishwokarma, Kajiram Shrestha, Kul Bahadur Kunwar and Bishnu Rana were elected committee members. — RSS

Rice yield better

LAHAN: Siraha witnessed a rise in rice production this year due to timely rainfall. According to the District Agricultural Development Office, per hectare 3.2 metric tonnes of rice was produced this year as again 2.9 metric tonnes per hectare last year. Some 69,000 hectares of land is utilised for paddy farming in the district. Of the total farmers in the district, 75 per cent are engaged in paddy farming. However, despite irrigation facility rice production in the northern belt of the district declined compared to last year. — RSS

Veggie sale up

BABIYACHAUR: Vegetables worth Rs over 10 million were exported from Dhairing VDC of Myagdi during the last one year, said Dhairing vegetables and seeds production group chairman Ek Narayan Poudel. The produce was exported to district headquarters Beni, Kushma, Baglung and Pokhara. Over 60 farmers in the district are engaged in vegetable farming. — RSS