KATHMANDU—A tourist bus service from Kathmandu to Lumbini-the main tourism destination of the country has come into operation for the first time.
Travel Nepal Bus Service Pvt Ltd has run the service on the route. Earlier, the company had already brought into operation the tourist bus service from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
The Kathmandu-Sunauli-Lumbini bus service has come into operation today.
Company Proprietor Prahlad Lohani informed that they have run three buses with well facilities for Lumbini. The bus having comfortable sofa seats has rest room and smoking zone as well.
The bus for Lumbini leaves from Gaushala of Kathmandu at 6:30 am and its tickets can be purchased through Travel Nepal online.
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.