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KMC to provide free internet in touristic heritage sites

Free internet facility will be available at Swayambunath, Hanumandhoka and Pashupatinath area for now




KATHMANDU — With an aim to facilitate tourists, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City is preparing to provide free internet service at the important touristic heritage sites of the metropolis.

Nawaraj Dhakal, the vice spokesperson of KMC, on Tuesday informed that facilitating tourists with free internet would be one of the priorities of the metropolis.

Dhakal further made it clear that incurring cost for the service would be maintained by the entrance fees that tourists pay.

KMC has called for bids to install Wi-Fi at the Balaju Park. It would also announce tender notice to make internet facility available at Swayambunath, Hanumandhoka and Pashupatinath area for now.

According to the KMC, revenue collection was doubled from Rs 5 million to 10 million after providing Wi-Fi facility at Sankhadhar Park.

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7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision

Gorkha Post



DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.

The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.

Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.

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