CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Mugling road section has been obstructed due to landslides at several places along the highway.
A big landslide occurred at Ghumaune of Bharatpur Metropolitan City at 5 am today, blocking the highway, according to the District Police Office, Chitwan.
Police said that it will take four to five hours to remove the landslide debris blocking the road at the place provided there is no more land slide.
Similarly, several smaller scale mudslides have occurred at Topekhola and Jalbire along the highway. Before this, the road was opened for one-way traffic at 1.30 am today by removing the debris that had deposited on the road due to a landslide took place at Gaighat at 11.40 pm on Monday.
Police have urged for high alert in view of the possibility of landslide at any place along this section of the highway as it has been continuously raining since Monday afternoon.
The landslides have taken place at various places along the highway as the roadside has been scraped in course of the road expansion works.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