IN BRIEF

APF directions

KATHMANDU: Inspector General of APF Bashudev Oli has directed all APF units in the eastern region to support flood victims. A press release issued here on Monday stated that Oli stressed on the need for providing relief to the flood victims. — HNS

Award decided

KATHMANDU: The Kabitaram Child Literature Promotion Academy, Child Forum Nepal, has decided to award litterateur Sharada Adhikari with this year’s Child Literature Promotion Award. Likewise, it decided to felicitate Tempus International and Child Literature Promotion Centre. It also decided to award Children’s Talent Award to Udaypur’s Binaya Basnet and Pratibha Khaling. —RSS

Teej festival

KATHMANDU: Nepal Dasnami Samaj (NDS), a group of people of different castes, on Monday organised a programme to mark the Teej festival and used the occasion to raise awareness on women’s reproductive health. The NDS also feted Anjana Giri, a social worker and wife of chief justice Kedar Prasad Giri.—HNS