Poets back stir

Narayangarh: Expressing solidarity with the Radio owners’ agitation, poets recited poems at the Lions’ Chowk, Narayangarh, on Saturday. The programme was organised by the Movement to Save Independent Radio District Committee, Chitwan. — HNS

‘Punish goons’

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Sadbhawana Party (Anandidevi) has called for action against the members of a gang who attacked leaders of the Nepal Students’ Forum near the Tribhuvan University on Friday. According to a party central member, Sarita Giri, they attacked student leaders, mostly representing the Madhesi community, near the TU. — HNS

Scribes’ tour

Kathmandu: With an objective to sell Nepal as a tourism destination in the international market, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) invited six Malaysian scribes to Nepal. “The journalists visited major tourism destinations during their stay through June 12-17 in the country,” NTB said in a statement. —HNS

One killed

DIPAYAL: One civilian was killed and six passengers were injured when a bus overturned at Sanagaun of Doti district on Saturday. The bus was headed for Sanfebagar. The deceased was identified as Jagat Bahadur Bohara of Jalpadevi VDC, Achham. — HNS