CHITWAN — Police here have detained three individuals in accusation of destroying banana farms belonging to multiple farmers here at Kalika municipality–6 in eastern Chitwan.
According to Chitwan’s Superintendent of Police (SP), Deepak Thapa, the three vandals were arrested on Wednesday from ward no 7. The chief mastermind behind the destruction of the banana farm is reported to be at large. The police have not disclosed the vandals’ identities.
A preliminary investigation has shown that the vandals were intoxicated at the time they decided to ravage the banana farm. The group destroyed 3,094 commercially grown banana plants at midnight on Monday causing an estimated loss of Rs 1.5 million.Follow @gorkhapost
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.
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.Follow @gorkhapost