Civilians’ killing flayed

Kathmandu: The UN has condemned the recent killing of civilians. “The UN condemns the brutal murders reported in Kailali of family members of police officers and Armed Police Force personnel,” said a press statement issued by UNICEF on behalf of UNO on Friday. It also condemned two attacks on public buses in Chitwan and Kavre. — HNS

Teachers’ exam put off

Bara: The examination for Teachers’ Service Commission, which was scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to a dispute between the examinees and examiners. — HNs

Rs 101 for Giri

Kavre: Farmers of Kavre on Friday collected Rs 101 to help vice-chairman of the council of ministers, Dr Tulsi Giri, repay his Nepal Bank Limited debt. — HNS

Maoist killed

JANAKPURDHAM: A Maoist was kil-led at Thera Kachuri VDC, Dhanus-ha on Friday. Police said Maoists attacked a patrol team, which retalieated and killed the Maoist identified as Bishnu Dev Yadav, 28. — HNS

Poudel ill again

TANAHUN: Ex-deputy prime minister and NC central member Ram Ch-andra Poudel, who is in detention, has fallen ill again. He had earlier be-en admitted to Gandaki hospital. — HNS

MPs for House revival

KATHMANDU: A meeting of the sitting and former Members of Parliament, including that of the National Assembly, on Friday demanded the revival of the House of Representatives with election as an option. — HNS