KHAJURA — Authorities in Banke district have started collecting the details of the construction companies that failed to complete the work on scheduled time.
Under Home Minister’s special instruction, District Administration Office (DAO) in Banke has demanded the list of construction companies from various government offices and the local units.
According to Banke’s Chief District Officer (CDO), Ramesh Kumar KC, DAO has already received a list of 12 companies that have failed to complete the construction work on time.
CDO KC added that the district’s police have been notified on arresting the contractors that have fled by abandoning their work.
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.