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Driver killed as jeep plunges into ravine




RAUTAHAT — The driver of a jeep carrying the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal cadres was killed when it veered off the road and plunged into a ravine on Saturday night. Seven people were injured in the incident.

The deceased is Gopal Raya Yadav of East Champaran, Bihar state of India. The Bolero jeep bearing the Indian registration number plate BR 01 PV 3933 fell into the Bhakuwakhola ravine.

Among those injured, two are being treated at a local hospital while the rest have been taken to the Narayani Sub-regional Hospital in Birgunj for further treatment, police said.

The party cadres were returning after participating in the door-to-door election campaign of Kiran Sah who is the Forum Nepal’s House of Representatives election candidate from Rautahat constituency-2.

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Advance booking open for Dashin

Pratigya Waiju



Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.

The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.

On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking.  Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.

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