Sugar mill padlocked

KAPILVASTU: The employees have padlocked Mahalaxmi Sugar Mill at Jawavari VDC of Kapilvastu for an indefinite period. They shut down the mill for indefinite time accusing the management for not showing any interest to fulfill 12-point demands that Kapilvastu Independent Workers Union had put forth. The demands include a permission for registration of workers’ union, and permanent status for those employees working on contract and daily wage basis. — RSS

Silver Estate’s shop

KATHMANDU: Silver Estate Pvt Ltd, a decade old manufacturer of silver utencile, gift items and ornaments, has opened a new showroom in new Road. The company manufactures both hand-made and machine-made ornaments. — HNS