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2 died, 9 injured in Sindhupalchok bus mishap

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CHAUTARA — Two persons died on the spot and nine others were wounded in a passenger bus mishap that occurred at Baramchi of Sindhupalchowk district on Wednesday.

The deceased have been identified as Maili Tamang (47) of Baramchi VDC-2 and Daba Syangbo (55) of ward no. 6 of the same VDC.

According to DSP Biswo Adhikari, three of the injured are in critical condition and are being treated at Dhulikhel district hospital in Kavre.

The passenger-ferrying bus (Ba 2 Kha 2702) en route to Paitan VDC, Kattike from Kathmandu met with the accident after it veered suddenly and fell some 200 metres off the road.

The injured were rescued on the same night, police informed.

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Hoteliers asked to be sensitive against GBV

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KATHMANDU- Stakeholders have called upon the hoteliers to remain more sensitive in order to reduce the gender-based violence (GBV) taking place in hotel sector.

During an interaction programme in Tarakeshwor Municipality in the capital city on Saturday, the speakers said that the hoteliers are expected to become more aware since more cases of rapes and violence against women take place in the hotels.

A large number of hoteliers attended the interaction programme organized as a part of the 16-day campaign against GBV.

On the occasion, lawmaker of Kathmandu Constituency No. 7 Ram Bir Manandhar said that partnership among all was needed to end GBV and argued that social networking sites were responsible for the increased cases of GBV in the recent times.

Likewise, Mayor of Tarakeshwor Municipality Rameshwor Bohora pointed out the need for cooperation with the police administration as well as massive public awareness programmes to end such ill practices rampant in the hotel business.

Also speaking at the programme, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Balaju Metropolitan Police Circle Chiranjivi Koirala urged the hoteliers to keep the details of every new entrant in the hotels since hotels are used for the purpose of women’s trafficking.

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