Byakul Maila feted

KATHMANDU: Pokali Jharana Service Society, Okhaldhunga, on Saturday, felicitated Byakul Maila, writer of newly endorsed national anthem, at a programme in the capital. “Bhyakul Maila has made us proud as he is a native of Okhaldhunga. He is the pride of the nation,” said Kedar Baral, president of the society. The people of the Okhaldhunga district also honoured him on the occasion, a statement issued by the society, said. — HNS

Dialogue today

KATHMANDU: The second round of talks between the government and the Chure Bhavar Unity Society is scheduled to take place on Sunday, according to the Society. In course of the talks, the Society has put forth 21-point demand, including adoption of a federal state system and holding proportional elections. — RSS