KATHMANDU— A Crow conference was organized today in the capital to mark the occasion of Kaag Tihar, the first day of Yamapanchak.
The 15th Crow conference was held by gathering around 300 crows in Ratna Park, Kathmandu this morning.
The Music Association of Nepal organized the event where Ramesh Dulal of Ilam gathered flock of crows by emulating their sounds.
Dulal has been organizing the Crow conference on the occasion of Tihar for the past 14 years.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.