Shah’s death condoled

KATHMANDU: The CPN (UML) on Saturday expressed profound sorrow over the untimely demise of former chief election commissioner Bishnu Pratap Shah. Likewise, the NC (D) has also expressed sorrow over the demise of Shah and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. — RSS

Nava Jeewan’s parents’ day

KATHMANDU: Nava Jeewan Boarding High School, Samakhushi, marked its 24th Parents’ Day on Saturday by organising various programmes. Principal Hari Kanta Khanal said the school was advancing towards excellence. Director Hari Bhakta Neupane and others expressed their views at the function chaired by Saroj Devkota, chairman of the management committee. Prof Dr Jagadish Pokharel was the chief guest. — HNS

Stationary aid to students

LELE: The World Peace and Environment Conservation Forum, Nepal, recently distributed stationery goods to the students of Shree Saraswoti Primary School at Sikharpa of Lele VDC-7, Lalitpur. Stationery goods worth Rs 15,000 were distributed to around 200 students on the occasion. — HNS

Eye camp for inmates

KATHMANDU: The Buddhist Education and Social Development Centre, Nepal, on Saturday organised a free eye camp in the women’s cell of the Central Jail in Tripureshwore. Around 100 women inmates underwent free eye check up and medicines. — HNS

Handicraft exhibition

KATHMANDU: Dr Suomi Sakai, UNICEF representative, on Saturday inaugurated a handicraft exhibition showcasing the goods prepared by domestic workers on the premises of Nagpokhari, Naxal. Handicrafts prepared by domestic workers were on display. The exhibition was organised by the Child Development Society. — HNS

Misuse of Red Cross sign

Kathmandu: Nepal Red Cross Society, Kathmandu chapter, is all set to declare Kathmandu free from misuse of Red Cross emblem on the World Red Cross Day on May 8, according to a statement issued on Saturday. Monitoring teams had been deployed to make the drive successful. — HNS