TAPLEJUNG — The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has resumed its flight to Taplejung from Kathmandu after four months.
With the new decision, the NAC is preparing to begin its air service from coming Wednesday and the air fare would be slashed by Rs 1040 compared to the past.
The NAC said that the plane fare is fixed 6,400 and the flights would be operated on Wednesday and Friday every week.
Likewise, Summit Air has also announced its flight schedule to Taplejung. The Summit Air would offer its service once a week, on Monday.
An aircraft of Summit Air was expected to land in Taplejung last week but it could not operate its flight due to unfavourable weather.
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.