Two NC cadres jailed

BIRGUNJ: Parsa administration sent two NC cadres to jail on Wednesday. Central member of the Nepal Tarun Dal Radheshyam Chaurasiya and district chairman Saharum Raut Gaddi were arrested here on Tuesday. Meanwhile, NC president of Ilam, Himalaya Karmacharya, who was arrested on February 28, was released on Wednesday. — HNS

Order to clear arrears

KATHMANDU: The meeting of secretaries held on Wednesday under the convenorship of chief secretary Bimal Prasad Koirala directed the ministries to clear their arrears immediately and send their fortnightly reports on time. —RSS

42 leprosy victims in Bara

Bara: At least 42 cases of leprosy were recorded in Bara during the second quarter of the current fiscal year, the District Hospital, Kalaiya, stated. Of the total leprosy victims, 25 people were found to be suffering from communicable leprosy. — HNS

SEJ announces award

KATHMANDU: The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ)-Nepal on Wednesday announced the Sulabh International Journalism Award for district reporters. The award will carry a purse of Rs 32,000. — HNS