Nepal Today

Friday, June 28, 2013

HIMANI TRUST TO HELP FLOOD AND LANDSLIDE VICTIMS Kathmandu, 28 June; Himani Trust run by former Crown Princess Himani has appealed for donations to help victims of flood and landslides of the mid and far-West. Contributions can be deposited at the Sunrise Bank in Gairidhara. Former King Gyanendra has contributed Rs.2.5 million to the Trust. nnnn RESIDENTS AREOUNG TRISHULI 3A DEMAND IMPLEMENTATION OF 90MG TRISHULI3A POWER PLANT Kathmandu, 28 June; Angry residents around the 90-MW Trishuli 3A power project demanded the construction of project agreed bu Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA_ but pushed aside on pressure of four unions affiliated with different parties. Residents, including Maoist and nC supporters, around the project Friday presented a memorandum at the energy ministry with more than two dozen demands demanding project implementation. The concerned minister was present. When nEA overturned its own deicion earlier thois month on union pressure, people around the project didn’t permit union representatives around the project area. nnnn.