CJ leaves for Bhutan

KATHMANDU: Chief Justice Hari Prasad Sharma left here on Thursday to take part in the Eighth Conference of Chief Justices of South Asian Countries and the 11th SAARC Legal Conference taking place in Paro, Bhutan, from Friday. The King has, in accordance with the Constitution of Nepal, designated seniormost judge at the Supreme Court Dilip Kumar Poudel to work as officiating Chief Justice during the absence of the CJ. — RSS

Poet remembered

KATHMANDU: Life and works of the late poet Gokul Joshi were remembered at a function organised at the Royal Nepal Academy Hall on Thursday. — HNS

Book on Rotary

Kathmandu: On the occasion of the centennial of the Rotary International, the Centennial Publication Committee (CPC) released a book titled Nepal: Celebrate Rotary on Thursday. — HNS

BSP selected for prize

KATHAMNDU: BSP Nepal has been selected for Ashden award (international award) for its work on the use of bio-gas for cooking and electricity needs in rural areas. — RSS

Mahayagya for peace

KATHMANDU: A Gyan Mahayagya (religious ceremony) has commenced from Thursday at the confluence of the Bishnumati river with a wish for restoration of peace in the country. The Mahayagya, being organised by the Manohar Tirthghat Nirman and Samrachhan Samaj, will be held till Asar 6. — RSS

Energy meet ends

KATHMANDU: An international-level conference on hydroelectricity ended here on Thursday. The conference laid stress on coordination and cooperation amongst Asian and African nations for the proper utilisation of their immense potential for hydroelectricity development and for the region’s sustainable development. This was informed at the sixth Asian African international conference on the development of hydroelectricity. — RSS