Tarai peace talks

Saptari: The Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha (Rajan Mukti Group) on Saturday announced a three-member talks team for negotiations to be held with the government. Morcha Central President Rajan Mukti made the names of the talks team public at a press conference here. — RSS

Man held with pistol

BARA: A man was arrested with illegal weapon from Rampur Tokani Village Development Committee of Bara

district on Friday. Mahir Hussein, 22, of Rampur Tokani VDC-3 was held with a home-made pistol on Friday night, according to the police. Investigation into the case is underway, said police. — HNS

Coldest day of year

Jankpurdham: The district experienced the coldest day of the year on Saturday. The meteorology department here said the mercury had dipped below 10 degrees Celsius.

Few people ventured out and the business activities were reduced

in the town due to the dense fog. Flights were delayed or cancelled due to the low visibility caused by foggy conditions. — HNS

Myagdi’s first FM Myagdi: The first community radio of the district — Myagdi FM 104.4 Mhz — went on air on Saturday. The FM radio of 100 watt capacity started a 10-hour test transmission, said Dhan Bahadur Chantyal, secretary, FM board of directors. Now there are six FM stations operating in Dhaulagiri. — RSS