JMN’s mass meet

KATHMANDU: Jana Morcha Nepal (JMN) led by Deputy Prime Minister Amik Sherchan will hold a mass meeting in Tundikhel on Friday. The decision was taken by the party’s 24th central committee meet, said Ghanashyam Sharma Poudel of the JMN. — HNS

Gulf Air bags award

KATHMANDU: Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman, has bagged the Best Business Airline award at the British Travel Awards. The awards ceremony was recently held on the final day of the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London. — HNS

Artistes’ panel

KATHMANDU: A meeting of artistes hailing from the mid-western region, but presently living in the valley, formed an ad hoc committee of the Mid-Western Cultural Academy on Thursday. The committee is headed by Khadga Budha. — HNS

Abduction worries NC

KATHMANDU: The Nepali Congress (NC) on Thursday expressed concern over “abduction of thousands of people by Maoists”. The NC said the act is a blatant violation of the code of conduct and the peace accord. — HNS