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24 injured in Doti bus accident

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DHANGADHI — Twenty four people were injured, including six in critical condition, as the bus they were travelling on met an accident in Jorayal Rural Municipality-2 of Doti district on Thursday morning.

All passengers including the driver of the bus were injured in the accident, according to police.

The incident occurred when the bus (Na 5 Kha 9114) en route from Darchula to Mahendranagar plunged some 100 metres below the road in Athasimod at around 3:00 am today morning.

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The passengers were rescued from the bus that was found stuck on a tree below the road. They were sent to Attariya-based Padma Hospital where they are currently undergoing treatment.

The cause of the accident is yet to be determined.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education





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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