India supports project

KATHMANDU: Deputy Chief of Mission of Embassy of India on Tuesday inaugurated the drinking water project at Dhankuta. India has provided a fund of Rs 7.1 million for the project,

a statement issued on Tuesday said. — HNS

Kids hurt in blast

NEPALGUNJ: Two children were injured when a bomb went off near the office of the World Food Programme in Nepalgunj on Monday. This is the first explosion after the Maoists announced a unilateral ceasefire on Saturday. The injured are as Shyamdhan Raidas, 6, and Govinda Raidas. — HNS

Maoists kidnap cop

Dang: Maoists abducted a police constable, Kriparam Bishwokarma, a resident of Goltakuri VDC-8, on Monday, the police said. He was abducted from his in-law’s house. —HNS