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1 killed, eight injured as wedding bus meets with accident in Dhankuta

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DHANKUTA – One person killed and and eight others were injured when a bus carrying wedding attendants met with an accident at Dhankuta Municipality-3 along the Koshi Highway on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as bus driver Bijay Lamichhane (30) of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City, Sunsari, according to the District Police Office, Dhankuta.

The incident happened when the bus (Ko 1 Kha 2932) heading towards Itahari of Sunsari from Jitpur of Dhankuta fell about 100 meters down the road at Dhat in Dhankuta Municipality-3 at around 8 am today.

Dhirendra Mishra (36) of Dhankuta Municipality-5, Yuvaraj Subedi (40) of Murtidhunga-8 of Dhankuta, Tekendra Ojha (24) of Dhankuta Municipality-5, Umakanta Paudel (40), Krishna Paudel (60), Pabitra Ojha (35) and Shekhar Paudel (23) of Dhankuta Municipality-3 and Yagyanidhi Paudel (38) of Hattikharka-6 of Dhankuta were injured in the incident.

The injured have been taken to the District Hospital for treatment, said informed.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs

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KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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