PORTUGAL—Senior leader of Nepali congress (NC), Ramchandra Poudel is in Portugal. He arrived here on Wednesday evening.
He is here to address the programme themed “Nepali Congress’s role in the implementation of federalism in Nepal”. The programme is organized by the Nepali Janasamparka Samiti (NJS), Portugal Chapter.
He is scheduled to leave for Spain after two days of Portugal stay to address another event organized by the NJS, Spain Chapter.
The senior leader will return home on September 28 after attending similar kind of event which will be held in Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands after Spain.
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.