Probe demanded

Kathmandu: Former Speaker Daman Nath Dhungana called the government to form a body to investigate the situation of those people who have been missing, allegedly after their arrest. He also called the government and the Maoist not to arrest people."There is an urgent need to hold peace talks," Dhungana said while talking at a program organised by the family members of the missing 87 people here today. — HNS

Gastro-enteritis outbreak

BHAKTAPUR: More than 150 persons have been suffering from gastro-enteritis in Bhaktapur which broke out last week. Over 150 gastro-enteritis patients came to the hospital in the past week, Bhaktapur hospital stated. Most of the people of Bhaktapur and labourers working in brick kilns are said to be suffering from the disease. — RSS

Tamang team meets PM

KATHMANDU: A delegation from Nepal Tamang National Federation met prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday and presented various demands. The delegation stressed the need of a ceasefire between the government and Maoists and safeguard the human rights. — RSS