Blast in Kirtipur

KATHMANDU: A bomb went off in the office building of Kirtipur municipality Ward No 2 on Saturday night, police said. Shutters, furniture, window panes and some office documents were damaged. — HNS

Mind management

KATHMANDU: A two-day workshop on mind management, organised by the Department of Roads, concluded here on Sunday. Thirty-five people attended the workshop conducted

by Prabandhan Acharya Swami Sri Dhruv. — HNS

Book released

KATHMANDU: Legal experts on Sunday blamed the present criminal legal system of being biased against the victims. Unless the legal system is developed with the aim to provide justice to the victims, the state will not be able to provide justice to the people, they said at a function to launch a book Victims’ Jurisprudence authored by Dr Shankar Kumar Shrestha. — HNS

Medals conferred

KATHMANDU: The Pardesh Sewa Padak bestowed upon by King on the entire rank of the final team of first contingent of the Shree Bhawanibaks Battalion (Peace Keeping Force) that returned home on Sunday following completion of a peace keeping assignment in Haiti were conferred on Sunday by Major General Govinda Bahadur Gurung. — RSS

Minister, envoy meet

KATHMANDU: Russian Ambassador Adrey L Trofimov paid a courtesy call on Finance Minister Madhukar Shumsher JB Rana at the Finance Ministry on Sunday. Matters relating to mutual cooperation between the two countries were discussed. — RSS

Task force formed

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has constituted a six-member task force under the convenorship of Kedar Lal Joshi to recommend measures that the Royal Nepal Airlines Corporation (RNAC) has to adopt for improvement in the future. The task force is to present a report along with an action plan within a period of two months after beginning work. — RSS

Clean-up drive

LALITPUR: The Clean Kathmandu Valley, Japan International Cooperation Agency and Lalitpur sub-metropolitan city (LMC), jointly cleaned the streets in Lalitpur area on Sunday. Patan-based nongovernmental organisations working in the field of environment cleaned the streets in Pulchowk, Lagankhel, Sundhara and Banglamukhi with the help of 320 people from nine NGOs. — HNS