IN BRIEF

Insignia conferred

Kathmandu: Inspector General of the Armed Police Force (APF), Sahabir Thapa, on Wednesday conferred insignia on the three officiating senior superintendents of the APF — Thakur Mohan Shrestha, Krishna Kumar Tamang and Madhav Bahadur Thapa — who were promoted recently. Speaking at a function organised at the APF headquarters, Halchowk, Thapa said the APF had received enthusiastic feedback from the state for its deeds. — HNS

Aid for Bhaktapur hospital

BHAKTAPUR: The Bhaktapur DDC has decided to provide Rs 200,000 to Bhaktapur hospital for the construction of its extended maternity ward. This was decided during a meeting of office bearers of the municipality held recently. — RSS

Vitamin A for children

KATHMANDU: Necessary preparations to administer Vitamin A capsules to children under the age of five on April 18 and 19 has been completed. About 46,000 women health workers will feed Vitamin A capsules to 3.5 million children. Likewise, they will also administer the medicine of worms to the children of 74 districts, according to National Vitamin A Programme. The children of Kalikot district will also be given the medicine of worms in September. Vitamin A programme saves about 30,000 children every year, according to programme officials. — RSS

Delegation meets PM

KATHMANDU: A delegation of the Tharu Welfare Assembly led by its chairman Narendra Kumar Chaudhari met with Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa and presented demands including that for reservations for the Tharu community and inclusion of assembly representative in the Freed Kamaiya Management Committee. — RSS

TU results published

KATHMANDU: Tribhuwan University has published the results of the masters level first year new curriculum psychology examinations under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences conducted by the university last year. Likewise, the result of the masters level second year linguistics (new curriculum) examination under the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has also been published by the university. — RSS

Bijukche for House revival

BHAKTAPUR: Nepal Workers and Peasants Party chairman Narayanman Bijukche has said that restoration of parliament is the only way out of the existing national problem. Inaugurating the 13th annual day function of local Saraswati English School, he said teachers and guardians have a big role in producing capable citizens. — RSS