PM visits doctor

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala had his eyes checked at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital on Monday, a source at the Nepali Congress said. — HNS

Envoy Delhi-bound

KATHMANDU: Indian ambassador Shiv Shankar Mukherjee on Monday left for New Delhi on a ‘consultation visit.’ Mukherjee is expected to discuss the Bhutanese refugee issue with his seniors there. — HNS

Four held for murder

Kathmandu: A police team from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Balaju, on Monday held four persons on the charge of killing a taxi driver, Shyam Lama, at Basantanagar, Balaju, on Sunday. Police identified the arrested as Jhakku Kunwar, Sunil Lama, Madan Gurung and Padam Adhikari. — HNS

NSP merger discussed

Kathmandu: The central committee of the NSP (A) on Monday discussed a report on the possibility of the unification between the NSP and the NSP (A). The discussion will continue on Tuesday. — HNS