Body found

SARLAHI: The unclaimed body of a youth was found in Sarlahi district’s northern area on Tuesday morning. According to sub-inspector at the district police office Mahendra Shah, a dead body of about 35-year-old youth was found in Bhaktipur VDC-8 based Sagarnath forest development project. Cash worth Indian currency Rs 10,000 was also found in his bag and nothing else identifying him was found, he said. The youth with a Mongolian face was taken to Tri-Chandra Hospital in Malangwa on Tuesday. — HNS

Man kills woman

UDAYAPUR: A youth of Khotang district on Monday stoned his sister-in-law to death while she was cutting grass. Purna Bahadur Tamang, 18, of Kharmi VDC had killed 25-year-old sister-in-law, Chitra Kumari Tamang, police said. Purna is in police custody, police said. — RSS

NSP (A) holds meet

KATHMANDU: The central committee meeting of the Nepal Sadbhawana Party (Anandidevi) on Tuesday discussed the party’s strategy to “thwart” any conspiracy against the party. The meeting of the party will continue on Wednesday, Laxman Lal Karna, senior party leader said. — HNS

Cop’s mystery death

SURKHET: A policewoman stationed at the mid-western regional battalion of the armed police force in Surkhet died under mysterious circumstances on Monday. Bhagwati Shah, 22, a resident of Bagnaha- 2, who was undergoing basic training at the battalion, was found dead in one of the buildings of the battalion. “As there are wounds in Bhagwati’s body, the death is still a mystery,” Bhagwati’s father Uddhav said. — HNS

HBC FM goes off air

KATHMANDU: HBC FM went off the air from 6 pm on Tuesday. According to a press release issued by the Republican Radio Journalists’ Forum, Nepal, HBC FM, which was being aired on 94 MZ, stopped broadcasting its programmes instead of fulfilling demands forwarded by radio journalists working in the FM. The Forum had padlocked the administration section of the FM on Tuesday morning in their second phase of protest programmes. The Forum is on strike for a few days to put pressure on the management on the FM to fulfil its demands. Their demands include providing permanent appointment letters to all the workers of the FM. — HNS