BIRGUNJ — Industrialist Suresh Kedia was kidnapped by an armed group from Bariyarpur of Bara district on Thursday evening while he was heading for Birgunj from one of his industries in Gadhimai area of Bara.
Some three or four persons shot at and seriously injured his driver Shyam Sah Kanu before kidnapping the entrepreneur, according to police. They then took under control Kedia and taken to India on another vehicle.
Kedia is the operator of Parwanipur-based Birgunj Food Industry among many other industries in the region.
Driver Sah was rushed to the Birgunj-based Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital and undergoing treatment there. He had received the bullet on right temple and, hence, is critical, according to the hospital sources.Follow @gorkhapost
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost