Education USA University Fair on Oct 3

KATHMANDU: USEF-Nepal is organising EducationUSA University Fair on October 3 at Lazimpat-based Radisson Hotel. USEF-Nepal is the only EducationUSA Advising Center in Nepal.

EducationUSA Advising Centers are part of a global network of advising centers supported by the US Department of State.

Representatives from a total of 13 colleges, including Baker University, California State University, Colorado State University, Marywood University and others, are coming to Kathmandu for the fair to hold direct interaction with prospective students and parents.

The fair will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm at Radisson Hotel. The event is free of cost but students must register in advance on the USEF-Nepal website — — and produce a printout of their admission tickets for entry.

Students can directly meet representatives of US colleges and universities to learn about programs and scholarships.

LPG hoarder held

KATHMANDU: Police on Thursday arrested a businessman on the charge of hoarding Liquefied Petroleum Gas.

Acting on a complaint, the Metropolitan Police Circle Janasewa raided LPG godown of Suresh Nakarmi, 42, in Tebahal, and arrested him with 42 units of sealed LPG cylinders. He has been sent to custody for further investigation.

Police have stepped up vigilance after a section of businesspersons were found creating an artificial shortage of essential supplies in the Kathmandu Valley.

The Ministry if Home Affairs had earlier warned all against creating artificial shortage of fuel on the pretext of blockage at border checkpoints.

House burgled

KATHMANDU: Property worth Rs 363,000 was stolen from an unattended house of Ghanashyam Deuja in Chitapol Deujagaun, Suryabinayak-12, Bhaktapur, on Wednesday.

According to the police, the thieves barged into the house from the front door and got away with Rs 22,000 and various gold ornaments.

Search for the absconding suspects is on, said police.