Nepal Today

Monday, June 3, 2013

VICE-PRESIDENT JHA LEAVING FOR CHINA TUESDAY Kathmandu, 4 June: Vice-president Parmananda Jha leaves for China Tuesday. He’ll participate in the first China-South Asia Exposition in Kunming, un central China. He’ll visit Beijing for high-level talks with Chinese leader before returning home 9 June. A business delegation is accompanying Jha. nnnn. KAMALIYAS CLOSE DOWN 22 TERAI DISTRICTS Kathmandu, 4 June: Kamalaris and organizations supporting the former Tharu child workers closed 22 Terai districts Tuesday protesting excesses against them during protests in the capital and Dang where Monday nearly 5o were injured when police attempted to break up a sit-in. The former child workers will resume a sit-in in front of Singha Durbar from where they were forcibly dispersed. The terai shutdown has disrupted normal life in the districts. Nnnn BHOTO JATRA FRIDAY Kathmandu, 4 June: Rato Machinaranath chariot is being towed to its final destination at Jawalakhel from Thati tole in Patan Monday. Bhoto jatra is on Friday. The country’s longest festival that began two months from Pulchowk ends with the bhoto or vest display.. The original vest has been smuggled out of the country and is on disp;ay at a Los Angeles museum. Government has made no effort to get it back. Nnnn NC STUDENTS TO STAGE SIT-IN IN FRONT OF TU VICE-CHANCELLOR OFFICE Kathmandu, Nepal Students’ Union, a student owing of NC, is staging a sit-in in front of the TU vice-chancellor’s office Tuesday. The union is demanding udefinitelypostponed elections to students unions in all TU campuses nation-wide. Nnnn ONE KILLD, 10 INJURED IN BUS ACCIDENT Kathmandu, 4 June: On person was killed and 10 others were injured when a bus hit a stationary vehicle in Sarlahi Tuesday morning. The bus was heading for a central hill ditrict from the capital. nnnn : MEDIA GOOGLE "I am ashamed at listening to the same old things at the HLPC meeting, I feel helpless," (Former PM Bhattarai, The Kathmandu Post, 4 June0 nnnn


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