KATHMANDU – Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)is reducing load shedding hours to 77 hours per week from Tuesday, March 29, considering the SLC examinations, which is beginning on March 31.
The NEA has decided to slash the load shedding by one hour a day effective from Tuesday in view of the upcoming LSC examinations, according to NEA sources.
Currently power goes for 84 hours per week and with this new schedule the power-cut will go off for 77 hours a week.
The SLC exams of the year 2016 are scheduled to begin from March 31.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