JHAPA — A man was killed after being struck by lightning at Indo-Nepal border area in Jhapa district on Tuesday night.
According to police, the deceased has been identified as Mahesh Lal Yadav (55) of Kachankabal Rural Municipality-1, who was returning from Suribhitta Bazaar in India after delivering milk when the incident happened.
Yadav reportedly died on the way to a hospital in Birtamod of Jhapa, informed police.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost