Healing guru

KATHMANDU: Japanese healing guru Hirokazi Kobayashi will arrive in Kathmandu on August 11 in a bid to spread the message of health and peace in the country. It will be his second visit to Nepal after a hiatus of four years. During his 12-day visit to Nepal, Kobayashi is scheduled to organise healing sessions in more than 10 places including Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Pokhara. According to Jamuna Kayastha, one of his disciples and a volunteer in Kathmandu, he will attend to all patients free of cost. — HNS

Eight crimes in day

KATHMANDU: A total of eight crimes were reported in the valley on Saturday. However, except for one law breaker, all others managed to escape. According to police, three crimes were gang fights involving sharp weapons and similar number of cases in which two sides engaged in fights. A theft case was also reported the same day. In another incident, a person for attempted rape was, however, apprehended by police, according to Jagannath Khanal, inspector, Metropolitan Police Range Hanumandhoka. — HNS

MBS exam cancelled

KATHMANDU: Free Students’ Union, Nepal Commerce Campus chapter, cancelled the Business Studies first year examination of the master’s level on Sunday demanding the rescheduling of the cancelled exam of finance. Issuing a press release in the capital, the students’ union said they had cancelled the exam of Business Studies as TU had failed to reschedule the date of the finance exam. — HNS