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Elderly man dies after casting vote

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PALPA — An elderly man died shortly after casting his ballot at Daraithati polling center in Rampur Municipality-6 in Palpa this morning.

Local Jhula Bahadur Kumal, 80, an asthma patient, collapsed at 11:30 am shortly after he had left the polling center for his home, according to ward chair Humnath Neupane.

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He had reached the polling center with his son to vote in today’s elections (second phase) to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies taking place in 45 districts.

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Tiger kills translocated Arna in CNP

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CHITWAN — A tiger has killed one of the Arnas (wild water buffaloes) — which recently trans-located from Koshi Tappu Wild Life Reserve (KTWR) — in Padampur region of the Chitwan National Park (CNP), on Tuesday.

A monitoring team at the CNP found that an adult female Arna was killed in its enclosure after an attack by the tiger yesterday, as per CNP Chief Protection Officer Ramchandra Kandel.

Pathak said, the preliminary investigation shows that the tiger had entered the enclosure through the point which was repaired in the aftermath of the destruction caused by the monsoon floods. He added that the big cat had used the same opening to get out of the enclosure.

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A team headed to the spot for postmortem, found the half-devoured carcass of the water buffalo at the distance of 60 metres into a bush. The team also traced tiger in the vicinity which was later chased away.

A herd of 12 water buffaloes were translocated to the CNP from the KTWR. Two female buffalos had died in the aftermath of flood disaster on September 2 and 10. Now, there are only nine buffaloes left in the CNP.

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