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1 killed, 10 injured in Baglung bus accident

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BAGLUNG — One person killed and 10 other people have been injured in a bus accident in Gargare, Dhorpatan municipality-1, Baglung on early Tuesday morning.

The ill-fated bus (Lu 1 Kha 7439) heading to Baglung from Rupandehi fell below the road in Dhorpatan Municipality-2 of Baglung district on Tuesday morning.

One elderly died however her details are yet to be ascertained.

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Police have identified the injured as bus driver Kal Bahadur Thapa, 47 of Palpa, Riptikot-5, his son Bimal Thapa, 21, Kesu Gharti, 19 of Baglung, Tamankhola, Nar Bahadur BK, 50, Jhakas BK, 18 and Durga Bahadur BK, 45 of Dhorpatan Municipality-8, Mustetar Ali, 33 and Yubaraj Khan, 22 of India, Rampur, Ratanpura , Chandramala BK, 15, Subash BK, 22 and Aashika BK,9 of Dhorpatan-8.

Meanwhile, the injured have been sent to the Burtibang-based Primary Health Centre for treatment, informed police. They have been taken to Burtibang Primary Health Post said Area Police Office Chief Krishna Rana.

Further investigation into the case is underway while search is on for the missing, said police.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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