50 donate blood

KATHMANDU: About 50 persons donated blood at a programme organised by the Everest Bank’s Satungal branch in Kathmandu on Sunday, a press release said. — HNS

Expo to be held

LALITPUR: Scope Cooperatives Ltd is organising a three-day Scope Uddam Prabardhan Mela from April 14 on the premises of Nyakhachowk, Lalitpur, said a release issued on Sunday. — HNS

Britons’ Everest plans

Kathmandu: Two British mountaineers have decided to hoist the flag of the Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) atop the Mt Everest, a press release said on Sunday. Keith Gary Parker and Bery Steven are climbing the Mt Everest in April-June along with two Nepalis — Kaji Sherpa and Lil Bahadur Tamang. Meanwhile, the HURPES expressed concern about the abduction of Bhim Raj Joshi, Saptari DEO on April 7. — HNS