One killed in blast

DHANGADHI: A civilian was killed when an unclaimed bomb planted by the Maoists went off at Sadhepani VDC of Kailali on Thursday. Rampati Chaudhary of Belara was killed while her son Karna Bahadur Chaudhary, 9, was seriously injured, stated a press release issued by RNA Far-west division on Thursday. — HNS

UML meet on rally

KATHMANDU: CPN-UML’s Kathmandu district committee on Thursday held a meeting in the run up to the seven-party alliance’s rally at New Baneshwor on Friday. The meeting, chaired by former deputy-mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolis Corporation Bidur Mainali, was attended

by former representatives elected from the party. — HNS

Dacoits kill man

NARAYANGADH: Damodar Bhetwal, 51, was killed while retaliating to the dacoits at Gaidadhap

of Bhandara VDC of Chitwan on Wednesday, police said. — HNS

Scribes announce stir

NEPALGUNJ: Local media persons have planned a rally against the impending Ordinance to Amend Press Law. This was informed at a programme organised by the Federation of Nepalese Journalists Banke branch on Wednesday after they passed a proposal expressing regret over the Cabinet’s nod to the Ordinance. — HNS