IN BRIEF: Radio Nepal’s stride

KATHMANDU: Radio Nepal is extending its daily transmission time to 18 hours from August 21, coinciding with the occasion of Queen Mother Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah’s 78th auspicious birthday. Accordingly, Radio Nepal transmission that starts from 5 am will continue until 11pm, the Radio Nepal stated in a press statement issued on Thursday. In connection with the extension of the transmission time by Radio Nepal, the Executive Director of the state-owned Radio Nepal Tapa Nath Shukla said Radio Nepal would emerge as popular radio station among the youngsters after the additional transmission service.