RPP registers with EC

KATHMANDU: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) on Wednesday registered itself with the Election Commission as part of the exercise undertaken by the political parties to lay claim to contest the election. This takes the number of parties having registered at the EC to 32. The RPP is yet to formally take a decision on the issue of taking part in the election for municipal bodies. — HNS

KCM cultural week

KATHMANDU: Kathmandu College of Management will organise “KCM Cultural Week 2005” from November 17-19, a press release said. — HNS

New CSC appointee

KATHMANDU: Balram Poudyal has been appointed joint secretary of the Civil Service Commission, according to the commission. — RSS

Jhapat award

Kathmandu: The Jhapat Award this year has been presented to Rishi Poudel, author of the research paper entitled “Contribution of the Jhapat Award Management Committee in promotion and development of Nepali Literature’’ at the Masters level Nepali subject. — RSS