NUWAKOT — 40 people have been injured in an accident involving a passenger bus in Nuwakot on Wednesday.
The bus en route to Kathmandu from Bungtang met with an accident at around 10:30 am at Lamatar of Bidur Municipality-9.
According to the police, the bus (Ba 2 Kha 2804) fell some 40 meters down the road as the road caved in from its edge when the bus was trying to clear space for another vehicle.
According to Nuwakot’s senior superintendent of police, Basanta Bahadur Kunwar, among the injured seven are in critical condition and have been sent to Kathmandu for further treatment while others are undergoing treatment at the Trishuli Hospital.Follow @gorkhapost
All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost