Cultural show in city

KATHMANDU: The Sungava Art Centre, Chhetrapati, organised a cultural show at the Royal Nepal Academy on Saturday to mark the 282nd birth anniversary of late King Prithvi Narayan Shah. The charity show was organised to assist Manav Nepal, a non-governmental organisation working for the welfare of poor children. Various cultural dances and songs were presented by well-known singers and cine artists during the programme. Rajesh Hamal, Prakash Ojha, Dhiraj Rai, Sanjeep Pradhan, Sarishma Amatya were among the artists who showed their talents.

Motorcycle rally

KATHMANDU: With the view to of exploring the message of peace and unity in the country, 282 motorcyclists left the capital on Saturday for Lumbini, the birthplace of lord Buddha. The 282 youths are scheduled to celebrate Prithvi Jayanti at Gorakahkali Parisar on Sunday and reach Lumbini on Monday. They will return the capital on Tuesday. The motrocycle rally is organised by the National Unity Council, to mark the 282nd birth anniversary of the king Prithvi Narayan Shah.

Ward office dismantled

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu Metropolitan City on Friday dismantled the office building of its Ward No 31 to clean up the area along the Tukucha road. Ward chairman Indra Khadgi said a 6-m road will be constructed along the river. Houses and other constructions, which come along the road would be demolished within two months, he added.

Corruption case filed

KATHMANDU: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority filed a case at the Special Court against senior assistant of Nepal Bank Ltd Chabahil branch office Uttam Prakash Sharma on charge of corruption. A resident of Battisputali Kathmandu, Sharma submitted fake academic certificate for getting promotion. If found guilty, Sharma could face a fine of Rs 5,000 and two years of imprisonment according to the Corruption Control Act 2017 and six to one years of imprisonment and Rs10 to 20,000 fine as per the Corruption Control Act 2059. RSS

Legal awareness drive

KATHMANDU: The Reiyukai Nepal is to launch the legal literacy programme throughout the country keeping in view the situation of women who are compelled to live in an atmosphere of domestic violence. "The Reiyukai has decided to launch the programme as the women have been the victims of the domestic violence," said Shyam Kumar Basyal, national chairman of the Reiyukai Nepal. The programme will be launched through its 31 branches and 85 sub-branches across the country. RSS

AIDS control efforts

KATHMANDU: Various persons have stressed the need of coordination among the NGOs, government offices and security organs to control the trafficking of women. The participants of an interaction programme on "open border, HIV/AIDS and social responsibility" here on Friday said the problem is due to the open border.Speakers said the HIV/AIDS victims should be treated as a social and political problem. RSS