Tamrat to visit Nepal


Senior political affairs officer at the Department of Political Affairs, UN, Tamrat Samuel, is visiting Nepal from November 12 to assess the current situation and hold consultations with the parties and senior government authorities of the latest development in Nepal, reports said. The reports, however, could not be officially confirmed. — HNS

LDS gives computers


LDS Charities, an international social organisation, has provided the Share Communication Centre, Kathmandu, with five computers to expand its training programme to rural areas. Badri Oli, programme coordinator of Share Communication Centre, said through a press statement here today that the new computers would help the centre carry out its social and skill development programmes. The centre has been providing free computer training courses to youths in rural areas. More than 150 youths have already benefited by our programme, Oli said. —HNS

Meeting concludes


The annual general assembly of the Nepal Sahitya Mandir (NSM), the oldest literary institution of Bhaktapur, concluded on Friday. Inaugurating the assembly, Dibyaratna Hada, founder of the Nepal Pasa Pucha USA, said classes have been started in the USA for the preservation and promotion of Nepal Bhasa. He said a non-resident Newar conference will be organised soon. Tejeswor Babu Gwong, a senior litterateur, said development of literature is indispensable for the development of a society. — RSS

New health centre


Lalitpur CDO Sthaneshwar Devkota inaugurated a newly established Maternal and Infant Health Centre at Lalitpur sub-metropolis-3, amid a function on Saturday. The Centre, which was established with the joint cooperation of local Samadarshi Youth Club, Public Health Department of the sub-metropolis and the Ward Health Implementation Committee, will provide cheaper services to the locals. — RSS