Ghyangfedi accident: Death toll reaches 20

Nuwakot. The death toll in the Nuwakot truck plunge on Friday evening has climbed to 20. Of the dead, 18 died on the spot, one the way to hospital and one during treatment, according to DSP at the district police office Bhim Lal Bhattarai. Seventeen of the dead are men and three women. Of the rescued injured passengers, 15 have been sent to Kathmandu for treatment. The accident took place when ...

Two dead, six seriously injured in tractor accident

Gaighat. Two persons were killed and six others have sustained serious injuries in a tractor accident that occurred at Balamta of Lingpinggud Rural Municipality-4 in Udayapur district last night. According to local resident Chudamani Rai, tractor driver Sunil Rai, 22, and Pawan Rai, 25, of Balamta village died in the accident. Likewise, Bishwa Rai, Punam Rai, Sabina Rai, Soni Rai, Bunu Rai and ...

Three minor siblings dead in Dang fire

Dang. Three minors of a same family died in a fire that occurred in the house of Nabaraj Pun at Banglachuli Rural Municipality-8, Dang. Pun’s seven-year-old son Krishna Kumar, five-year-old daughter Asmita and two-year-old daughter Anju died in the fire that happened on Thursday night after the solar battery got exploded in the thatched-roof house, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP...

President Gurung instructs to halt construction of Gorkha Memorial

Kathmandu. President of the Gorkha Memorial Trust Padam Bahadur Gurung has given direction to halt the construction works of the Gorkha Memorial being built at Salmedanda at Phedikhola in Syangja district. Gurung is the founding president of the Gurkha Army Ex-Servicemen’s Organisation (GAESO). Issuing a press statement here today, President Gurung said that the construction works did not meet ...

Youth goes missing for three days

Baglung. A 22-year-old youth from Kathekhola Rural Municipality-4 in Baglung district has gone missing for three days. A family source said that Man Bahadur Thapa was missing from his home at Achhete village since Tuesday morning. Thapa’s father Nanda said that his son, who is taking medicine for the treatment of a mental disease, is out of contact since Tuesday morning after he left home for the ...

Snowfall affects life in Humla

Humla. Snowfall occurred in different parts of Humla since last night has affected the normal life in district. Limi, Muchu, Tilgaun and other villages in the northern belt in the district have received snowfall since last midnight, affecting the normal life and movements of the people, according to Ratna Bhandari, a journalist working in the site. The Namkha Rural Municipality received snow as...