Crown Prince in Japan

TOKYO: Crown Prince and Crown Princess Himani arrived here on Tuesday for an official visit to Japan. They were welcomed by Nepalese Ambassador to Japan Dr Rameshananda Baidya and Deputy Director of the Asia Bureau at the Japanese Foreign Ministry Kazuo Kadama. — RSS

EC to fund projects

KATHMANDU: The European Commission (EC) on Tuesday announced plan to fund projects related to conflict mitigation and media awareness in mid-west, a statement said. — HNS

Nine dacoits held

CHITWAN: Security personnel on Monday arrested nine dacoits who were involved in robbery in Makawanpur, Chitwan and Nawalparashi districts for a long time. — HNS