KATHMANDU — Defence Minister Ishwor Pokharel has been assigned to look after day-to-day administrative works of Prime Minister in his absence, as PM KP Sharma Oli has left for his three-day state visit to India today.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari gave the responsibility to Pokharel on the recommendation of PM Oli in line with the new constitution, said the Office of the President.Follow @gorkhapost
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost