CHITWAN—A person died when he was knocked by a truck at Tandi Chowk of eastern Chitwan last night.
Motorcyclist Suraj Chaudhary, 35, of Khairahani municipality-1 died when a truck (Na 4 Kha 3122) heading to Narayangadh from Bhandara hit motorbike (Na 32 Pa 5061) coming from opposite direction.
According to the Chitwan District Police Office, critically injured Chaudhary died on the way to Bharatpur for treatment.
Police took under control the truck driver.Follow @gorkhapost
Far-West Province has high potential: Minister Bhatta
BAITADI— Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forests and Environment of Far-West Province Maya Bhatta has said that Far-West Province has high potentials for development.
At an orientation programme for journalists in Baitadi on Saturday, Bhatta said that the Far-West Province has high chance for religious tourism.
On the occasion, Province Minister Bhatta feted Far-West Provincial Chairman of National Association of Tourism Journalists (NATOJ) Amar Raj Bhattarai and newly-elected Chairman of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Baitadi chapter Mahesh Prasad Awasthi.Follow @gorkhapost