DHADING — Police said they have arrested two Indian nationals on Friday with explosive materials, which they were transporting to Kathmandu, at Khanikhola, along the Prithvi Highway, in Dhading district.
The arrestees have been identified as Raju Biswas,23, of Asam and Mohammad Ferman Ali,30, of Wes Bengal, India.
Police have also seized one two liter pressure cooker fitted with wires and two socket bombs from a passenger bus (Na 7 Kha 4976) heading to Kathmandu from Kakarbhitta during a security check.
Police suspected that the devices were being brought to Kathmandu to create terror and havoc among the voters and candidates.
Acting on a tip-off, police frisked a passenger bus and arrested two Indian nationals, this morning.
Recent days, attacks on candidates have risen with the second phase of House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections on the door steps.
The second phase of the Parliament and Provincial elections is slated on December 7 in 45 districts across the country.Follow @gorkhapost
Korean Pop Cover Dance Competition -2018 to be held in Kathmandu
KATHMANDU- Korean Pop Cover Dance Competition -2018 is to be held in the capital on December 14 with the objective of cultural exchange between Nepal and Korea by means of dance.
The dance competition is taking place at the Rastriya Naachghar at Jamal at 1 pm on December 14. Twenty six dance groups are competing in the contest being organized by Struck Pop in association with Youth for Change.
The Invincible Events and Management is managing the event.
The 26 dance troupes were selected from total 150 groups through the first selection round held in Butwal, Narayangadh, Dharan, Pokhara and Kathmandu.
The team coming out first in the competition will bag Rs 30,000; the team standing second Rs 20,000 and the team coming third Rs 10,000, the founding director of Struck Pop, Sresh Moktan, said.
Struck Pop is a Korean dance troupe constituted in 2015. It has been carrying out various activities related to Korean dance since its inception.Follow @gorkhapost