BHAKTAPUR — At least five people injured when a house went collapse due to incessant rain at Suryabinayak municipality-10, Chittapole Khulal village on Wednesday evening.
Bhaktapur Metropolitan Police Range confirmed that five members of a family sustained injuries with the demolition of the house of a local Bidur Thapa.
The injured are Pashupati Thapa, 50, Sharada Thapa, 21, Umesh Thapa, 19, Roshan Thapa, 21, and Sarina Thapa, 20, confirmed Information Officer of the Range Police Inspector Madan KC.
All injured are undergoing treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital in Kavre. None of the injured are serious.
Loss amounting to Rs 1.3 million was incurred in the incident. Further investigation into the incident is on, police said.Follow @gorkhapost
All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost