BAGLUNG — The Chaitrastami Football Cup is being held here beginning next week on the occasion of Chaitrastami festival.
The tournament will kick off on March 29 at the local Bangechaur field with the participation of 15 teams.
The Chaitrastami Mela Management Committee is organizing the event.
The winning team will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 40,000 along with medals and certificates while the first-runner up will take home Rs 20,00o, according to Committee’s Chief Coordinator, Raju Khadka.
The Chaitrastami carnivals have been held annually in Baglung to mark the festival.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost