Capital Briefs

NC condemns news

KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress (NC) on Sunday expressed serious concern about a news published on a vernacular daily. NC alleged that the daily distorted the message of NC president Girija Prasad Koirala given on the eve of 15th UN World Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen. NC chief secretary Ram Chandra Pokharel, in a statement, clarified that Koirala expressed firm support to the position taken by Nepal on climate change.

Rawal at APF hospital

KATHMANDU: Minister for Home Affairs Bhim Bahadur Rawal on Sunday inspected Armed Police Force (APF) Hospital in Swoyambhu and acquired information about the police personnel undergoing treatment. APF Inspector General Sanat Kumar Basnet and hospital in-charge Dr Mina Kunwar briefed Rawal about the status of patients, efforts of medical care and services available.