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.
Province-3 announces public holiday on Lhosar
HETAUDA— The Province-3 government has decided to grant public holiday on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar.
Issuing a release on Sunday, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law announced public holiday in the Province-3 on the occasion of 2855th Sonam Lhosar on February 5 (Tuesday).
The Cabinet meeting on January 23 took the decision to announce public holiday on Lhosar. A grant Lhosar celebration is also to be organised in Province-3 which has the majority of Tamang community people.
The celebration is taking place in province headquarters, Herauda, on February 4 and 5.