Drive against cholera

LALITPUR: With a view to controlling diarrhoea and cholera spreading in Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City, Kathmandu Metropolitan City and adjoining VDCs, NGO Forum for Urban Water and Sanitation has begun a special drive under coordination of Guthi. Level of chlorine in local taps will be tested to identify whether water is drinkable or not and drives

to filter water and awareness programmes will be launched in the campaign supported by the government, the UNHABITAT and the UNICEF. — RSS

Report okayed

KATHMANDU: The central committee meeting of the CPN-UML on Friday approved the political report presented by party general secretary Jhala Nath Khanal. Suggestions of the central committee members were incorporated in the report. The meeting had wrapped up discussions on the report on Thursday. During the meeting, some central committee members had accused the party leadership of failing to move the party in the right direction. The meeting is scheduled to be held on Saturday as well. Members of the central committee will discuss the party structure and responsibilities of central leaders, a party statement said. — HNS