BIMSTEC meet starts :

Kathmandu: The meeting of BIMSTEC started in New Delhi to take stock of issues concerning respective member countries. The implementation is already delayed despite it being scheduled for the beginning of January 2006. The meeting would discuss six areas of economic cooperation for member countries such as trade and investment, technology, transportation and communication, energy, tourism, fisheries. According to a press release issued by the ministry of foreign affairs today, the ninth foreign ministers’ meet of BIMSTEC is to be held on August 9.—HNS

TV with money offer :

KATHMANDU: One of the leading agents of Western Union Money transfer, Hulas Remittance, has launched a new offer of ‘TV with the money’ to attract a greater number of customers to Hulas Remittance. The offer provides one of the lucky customers with a 15-inch Samsung colour television, everyday. The offer is valid for customers who receive money from Hulas Remittance’s head office, located at Bagdurbar, Sundhara during the month of Shrawan. The lucky draw is opened the next day of money receipt while on the case of Friday and Saturday, the draw is opened on Sunday.—HNS