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Foreign minister Gyawali left for Austria

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KATHMANDU—Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister of Foreign Affairs left for Vienna, Austria today for participating in 62nd annual regular session of the general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The conference is to be held from September 17 to 21.

On September 17 the minister will hold a bilateral meeting with the Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria Karin Kneissl.

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He will hold a meeting with Vice-president of the European Commission and High Representatives of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and security policy FedeicaMogherini and will also have meeting with European commissioner for International Coopreation and Development NevenMimica.

Krishna Raj BC, secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ghanshyam Bhandari, joint secretary and Head of Europe-America Division at the foreign ministry are also joining with Gyawali.  He will return on September 21.

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2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident

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HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.

Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.

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Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.

Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.

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