Joshi’s book launched

KATHMANDU: Padam Bahadur Chhetri, chairman of the Urban Planners’ Society Nepal, on Saturday launched a book ‘Regional Strategy for Sustainable Development in Nepal’ at a function in the capital. The book written by Dr Jibgar Joshi, a former secretary, attracted positive reaction from noted journalist Ram Krishna Regmi. — HNS

Elderly missing

Kathmandu: Tek Raj Poudel, 35, of Nawalparasi has knocked the doors of different police offices in the Valley seeking the whereabouts of his father, Nanda Raj Poudel, 65, who went missing from his house at Shiva Mandir, Nawalparasi 15 days ago. Poudel, issuing a press release, has appealed to people to contact him at 4224199 and 4221019 if they have any information about his father. —HNS

Bijukchhe’s call

BHAKTAPUR: Nepal Workers and Peasants’ Party Chairman Narayan Man Bijukchhee said the local people should be actively involved in the campaign of ‘one Bachelor’s Degree holder per house’ in Bhaktapur, at a meet held at a local school.— RSS