PANCHTHAR — The death toll from the consumption of toxic mushroom in Panchthar district has reached 10 with the demise of Birendra Madlak of Adna-1 last night.
He was fallen ill after consuming wild mushroom on May 23 and taken to Ghopa of Dharan.
He breathed his last on the way to Amda Hospital in Damak. He was rushed to Amda Hospital for ICU after his treatment at Dharan turned in vain.
With this the death toll from the consumption of spurious mushroom in Panchthar has reached 10.
Other seven patients are receiving treatment at different hospitals in the east, said Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) at Panchthar District Police Office, Krishna Prasad Koirala.
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost