Doc wins scholarship

KATHMANDU: A Nepali doctor from Bir Hospital, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Dr Ashok Joshi has won the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Scholarship- 2006. He was selected this year from among 58 applicants from all over the world on the basis of his answer to the question, how his community would benefit from the course. The British Medical Journal has been awarding a scholarship for the last few years to medical editors of developing countries to observe first hand how the journals of the British Medical Association are managed and also to participate in an editors’ training course. — RSS

Results published

KATHMANDU: Tribhuvan University, Institute of Engineering has published the results of the Bachelors of Engineering in Civil and Agricultural Engineering, 2nd Year, 1st Part, regular and reexamination conducted by the Examination Controller’s Division (ECD)in May-June earlier this year. — RSS

Oli to attend summit

KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs KP Sharma Oli is leaving on Sunday for Havana, Cuba, leading a 6-member Nepalese delegation to the 14th Summit of the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) to be held on 11-16 September 2006. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Deputy Prime Minister and minister for Foreign Affairs KP Sharma Oli will attend the Ministerial Meeting on 13 -14 September, during which he will take part in the interactive debates on the “Purposes and Principles of the Non-aligned Movement and its role in the current international situation” and “Work Methods and Procedures in the Non-aligned Movement”. — RSS

Aid for flood victims

KATHMANDU: The Community Club Kuleshwor has collected Rs 50,100 including food and clothing items for the help of the flood victims of Far and Mid-Western Region of Nepal. It is said that the club jointly run by the local people and Nepal Police will distribute the relief materials to the flood hit area of Banke and Bardiya district. — RSS