News Digest

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu
News Digest

Jun 15, 2015-

Chinese woman caught with $98,500

KATHMANDU: Police arrested a Chinese woman with $98,500 from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on Monday. Deputy Inspector General Bijaylal Kayastha said one Yanhui Hong was caught with the money during the final security inspection before boarding the flight to Chengdu, the capital of China’s Sichuan province. She had wrapped the money with a silver foil and hidden it in her suitcase handle. Kayastha said the woman refused to talk during interrogation. According to the woman’s passport, she had landed in Nepal on May 22. She had also visited Nepal in April and returned on the same day. Police have seized around $300,000 from smugglers in the last six months. (PR)

9 Nepali students to join World Affairs Seminar

KATHMANDU: Nine Nepali students have been chosen to participate in the World Affairs Seminar 2015, which is being held at Carroll University in Wisconsin, US, from June 20 to 26. The statement issued by the World Affairs Seminar said Sunita Nepal of Budhanilkantha School, Prapanna Ghimire of Trinity International College, and Aishwarya Khitwada, Diwas Poudel, Pariskar Khanal, Ashim Poudel, Riya Tamang, Akash Kashodhan and Suraj Bhatta of Chelsea International Academy have been picked as the participants for the event. (PR)

No textbooks in remote Bajura schools

Bajura: One hundred and three schools of 11 VDCs in remote north of the Bajura are without textbooks, four months into the new academic session. These schools do not have the textbooks of Grade six to 10 as the Janak Education Materials Limited, the government body responsible for printing and supplying school textbooks, has failed to supply the textbooks to these remote schools. Anoj Giri, the Principal of the Janaprakash Higher Secondary School, said 103 schools in 11 VDCs in the northern region of the district are doing without textbooks of Grade six to 10. Although JEMC has set up a book distribution centre at the district headquarters, students of schools located in remote areas do not get the textbooks for months (RSS)

Blue bull gores man to death

KAKADBHITTA: A blue bull gored a man to death at Birtamod-9 in Jhapa district on Monday. The blue bull attacked Bolu Satar, 18, while he was trying to chase away the animal that entered into the settlement of landless people, police said. Four others also sustained injuries in the incident. (PR)

2 held with loaded muskets

JAJARKOT: Police arrested two locals in possession of weapons from Punma VDC on Monday. Bhadra Bahadur Thapa and Purna Bahadur Gharti of Punma-6 were held with two loaded muskets, police said. (PR)

Published: 16-06-2015 08:10

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