Surprise check by CJ

KATHMANDU: Chief Justice Hari Prasad Sharma on Tuesday conducted surprise check at Patan Appellate Court and found some officials absent without permission from superiors.

“He found some of the officials absent,” a SC source said. — HNS

Envoy meets FM

KATHMANDU: New Delhi-based Brazilian ambassador, Jose Vicente de Sa Pimentel, on Tuesday handed over a letter meant for King Gyanendra to Foreign Minister Ramesh Nath Pandey at Shital Niwas. The letter was sent by the Brazilian president. Pandey and the Brazilian envoy also discussed matters of bilateral interest and UN reforms. Brazil and Nepal are vying for permanent and non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council for the year 2007-2008. — HNS

Free dental camp held

LALITPUR: The Society of Ex-Budhanilkantha Students (SEBS) recently organised a free dental camp on the premises of Harisiddhi Community Health Centre. Over 90 patients benefited from the camp, a SEBS statement said on Tuesday. The patients were also given free medicines. — HNS