KATHMANDU—Today, at least 16 passengers were injured in the accident along the East-West Highway at Gaindakot Municipality-16 in Nawalparasi. The incident occurred when the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck.
The condition of two passengers named Pabitra Kunawar 21 of Sunawal Municipality-4 and Padam Bahadur Kunwar 35 of Alebhanjyang of palpa is critical while eight among injured have returned home after general treatment. The remaining injured passengers are receiving treatment at Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur.
Province-3 announces public holiday on Lhosar
HETAUDA— The Province-3 government has decided to grant public holiday on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar.
Issuing a release on Sunday, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law announced public holiday in the Province-3 on the occasion of 2855th Sonam Lhosar on February 5 (Tuesday).
The Cabinet meeting on January 23 took the decision to announce public holiday on Lhosar. A grant Lhosar celebration is also to be organised in Province-3 which has the majority of Tamang community people.
The celebration is taking place in province headquarters, Herauda, on February 4 and 5.