IN BRIEF

Kidnap suspects held

KATHMANDU: Police rounded up six persons on Sunday in connection with the kidnapping of an eight-year-old student, Dhiraj Adhikari. Adhikari, a second grade student of the Shahid Dharma Bhakta Mathema School and son of Arjun Adhikari, was kidnapped while returning from the school on Thursday. The abductee’s father, a resident of Saibu, Lalitpur, told police that a kidnapper had phoned asking for ransom. SP Madhav Nepal of the Lalitpur Metropolitan Police Range said police were trying to identify the culprits. — HNS

BE results out

KATHMANDU: The Tribhuvan University has published the results of regular and re-examinations of first year first part of Bachelor of Civil and Agriculture Engineering that were conducted in the moth of Asar. — RSS

Broadcasters’ meet

LALITPUR: The fourth general meeting of the Community Radio Broadcasters’ Association, Nepal, concluded making an assessment of the last one year, the forthcoming plan and other contemporary proposals. The general meeting called on the government to fix a new date for the constituent assembly elections at the earliest. Expressing regrets over abductions and intimidation of journalists, the general meeting urged all sides concerned to stop such activities immediately. The meeting also passed a proposal for classification of radio, demanding facilities for community radios, establishment of community radio grant fund and the formulation of a Broadcasting Act. — RSS

Abadha body formed

KIRTIPUR: A meeting of Abadha-speaking students of the Tribhuvan University (TU) ended here on Friday with the formation of an Abadha Students’ Society, TU. The society headed by Bhagwan Yadav has Hari Kumar Prajapati and Muralimanohar as vice-chairmen. Dipendra Kumar Gupta, Shreeom Sahani and Nagrendra Prasad Yadav are secretary, assistant secretary and treasurer of the society. Byasmuni Yadav, Rajendra Sonkar, Jakir Aktar and Parbati Chaudhari are other members. — RSS