Women trafficking

KATHMANDU: Police arrested two persons on charges of illegally sending Nepalis to work in Lebanon on Thursday. According to the Valley Crime Investigation Branch (VCIB), Hanumandhoka, those arrested are Rajan Shrestha of Nawalparasi and Kalpana KC of Gongabu. The duo were taking six girls — Chanda Boti, Pema Tamang, Mendra Ghale, Maya Ghale, Lim Maya Tamang and Doma Ghale — to New Delhi on a microbus through Bhairahawa, when the police check post at Kurintar arrested them, police said. The group had planned to reach Lebanon on foot via Bangladesh, police said. — HNS

Results published

Kathmandu: The Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine, Examinations Control Division, on Friday announced the results of the Bachelor’s Level B Pharmacy (Second and Third Year) regular, and MBBS Third Phase (Final Year) regular and re-examinations held at Maharajgunj Campus, Kathmandu from November to January. Likewise, the results of MBBS Third Phase (Final Year) regular and re-examinations held at the Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa, have also been published — RSS

FNJ condemnation

KATHMANDU: The Federation of National Journalists has strongly condemned acts of vandalism that some rowdy people carried out in its office in Narayangadh in Chitwan on Thursday evening in the name of the seven political parties. In a press statement issued here on Thursday, the Federation has said that such acts of vandalism targeting the press freedom is highly condemnable which, it says, has brought out into the open the real intention of the so-called democratic political parties, and warned that the FNJ would not be a silent spectator to such acts of vandalism from now on. — RSS

Prizes distributed

KATHMANDU: Commandant and senior superintendent of police of the Armed Police Forces (APF) Mukunda Thapa Chhetri, gave away prizes to the best trainees of S. No. Senamukh arms and Semupati training held at the Training Centre, in Naubasta, Banke district. According to the head office of the Armed Police Force, Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Armed Police Force, Nawaraj Thapa stood first where 24 junior officers of the APF had participated. — RSS