KATHMANDU — Nepali Congress General Secretary Shashanka Koirala’s health condition is improving and he has regained consciousness this morning, according to the doctors involved in his treatment.
The 58-year-year-old leader, however, is still on advanced life support at the Intensive Care Unit of the Chabahil-based hospital.
“His condition is still critical, but showing signs of improvement”, says a statement issued this morning by Om Hospital, where Koirala has been undergoing treatment since Tuesday evening.
Dr Koirala’s blood pressure has stabilized with minimum medical support while oxygen saturation remains maintained, with adequate urine output, adds the statement. He is also responding to verbal commands since last night.
He suffered from aspiration pneumonia followed by septic shock and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome yesterday.Follow @gorkhapost
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost