DHANGADHI — Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has called on Province 6 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta at latter’s office in Dhangadhi, on Thursday.
During the meeting, CM Bhatta requested Indian envoy to coordinate for upgradation of historic border points Gauriphanta and Jhulaghat border points along Nepal-India border in the region.
CM Bhatta and Indian envoy Puri also held discussions on transferring Indian agricultural technology to Province 6 to develop agriculture sector in the region.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs was informed about Puri’s visit to Mahendranagar and meeting with the CM Bhatta.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
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.
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.