Man found murdered

BHAKTAPUR: Police on Sunday morning found the body of Shiva Bhusan Kayastha at the Kaldaha chowk, Jagati of Bhaktapur. The police also seized cash Rs 27,925 and a wrist watch from the spot. The police said Kayastha was beaten to death with iron rods, adding a local had taken him out of home on Friday. Kayastha, a resident of Bhaktapur Municipality-8, was running a retail-shop at Bhaktapur. — RSS

Poll deferral opposed

KATHMANDU: Women Rights Activists (WORAC) National Network on Sunday staged a sit-in at Maitighar Mandala in protest of the postponement of the constituent assembly (CA) election. The WORAC said the government’s decision to defer the CA polls betrayed people’s inherent rights to decide themselves. Chairwoman of the WORAC, Dr Renu Rajbhandari, urged the government to reschedule the CA polls date. — RSS

HSEB results out

KATHMANDU: The Office of Examination Controller, Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) on Sunday published the result of supplementary examination of class 11 held on April. Of 51,502 students, only 23,296 have passed the examination. The examination of 121 students has been cancelled and 77 are withheld. The result will be published in Annapurna Post daily on Monday. The subject-wise score can be accessed in, and and could be obtained by calling at 1601 of the Nepal Telecom. — HNS

Bagmati river pollution

SUNDARIJAL: Participants at a programme on Sunday stressed on making the Bagmati River pollution free at Sundarijal. Speaking at the programme organised by Consumers’ Committee, NC central member Narahari Acharya and CPN-M spokesperson Krishna Bahadur Mahara, among others, stressed on maintaining the holiness of the Bagmati River. — RSS

NC greets Muslims

KATHMANDU: Acting president of Nepali Congress (NC), Sushil Koirala, on the behalf of the party, wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all Islam people on the occasion of their greatest holy festival, Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday. — RSS