Relief for victims

KATHMANDU: The Reiyukai Nepal has provided relief materials worth Rs 336,566 to the victims of the Pakistani earthquake, a statement issued by the Reiyukai Nepal said on Saturday. Some 1771 pieces of blankets were handed over to the deputy chief of mission of the Pakistani Embassy in Kathmandu on Friday. — HNS

DPS alumni formed

KATHMANDU: Ex-students of the Dipendra Police School on Saturday formed the Dipendra Police School Alumni Association (DPAA). A meeting of about 500 former students of the school, established in 1984, held at the Mahendra Police Club formed a 50 member ad-hoc DPAA executive committee under the chairmanship of former student Roshan Shrestha. The ad-hoc committee meeting held later on Saturday formed different sub-committees including Fund Raising Committee, Public Relations and Souvenir Publication Committee and the Financial committee. — HNS

One stabbed

KATHMANDU: Padam Basnet is undergoing treatment at the Bir Hosptial as he was stabbed by a group of persons at Bhurungkhel on Friday. Condition of 26 years old Banset is said to be critical, police said.

Five arrested

KATHMANDU: Police arrested five persons on charge of pelting stones at a cab with plate number Ba 1 Kha 5688. Police said that the group pelted stones at the cab when it was running at Jorpati. The taxi belongs to Ram Bhandari, who hails from Nuwakot and stays at Jorpati. — HNS