NSP denies hand

KATHMANDU: Nepal Sadbhavana Party on Thursday denied its involvement in torching a copy of the Supreme Court verdict regarding Vice President Paramananda Jha. NSP has condemned the use of its name and flag by miscreants who burnt the copy of the quo warranto. Issuing a press statement, the party said it was a conspiracy plotted against it. — HNS

Diarrhoea toll at 237

JAJARKOT: Nanne Kumai, 58, of Chakla VDC-3 in Jajarkot died of diarrhoea on Wednesday evening, the District Administration Office said. With this, the toll has reached 237 in the district. — HNS

Melamchi tense

Chautara: Melamchi Pool Bazaar area remained tense on Thursday after the police held six locals on the charge of being involved in a murder. Locals protested demanding action against the murderer and also against the police intervention. Bishnu Tamang of Dubachaur was beaten to death on August 24.— RSS