KATHMANDU — The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to offer civic felicitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 12 who is arriving Nepal on a State Visit on May 11.
Speaking to RSS, KMC joint-spokesman Nawaraj Dhakal said that KMC is making preparations to offer a civic reception to the Indian dignitary at 2.45 pm on May 12.
According to Dhakal, KMC mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya will present an artistic key to the metropolis to Indain Prime Minister before the civic felicitation.
Handing over the key to the metropolis to a visiting dignitary is to give the message that the metropolis is open to the VIP guest.
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.