PYUTHAN—A person was killed in a jeep accident here this morning. The deceased has been identified as Shalik Basnet of Gaumukhi rural municipality-5.
A pick-up jeep (Lu 1 Cha 3472) heading to Bagdula from Thulabensi skidded off the road and hit the roadside corner at Salibisauni after the driver all of a sudden lost a control over it.
No other human casualties have been reported, and its further details are awaited, the District Police Office Pyuthan said.
Province-3 announces public holiday on Lhosar
HETAUDA— The Province-3 government has decided to grant public holiday on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar.
Issuing a release on Sunday, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law announced public holiday in the Province-3 on the occasion of 2855th Sonam Lhosar on February 5 (Tuesday).
The Cabinet meeting on January 23 took the decision to announce public holiday on Lhosar. A grant Lhosar celebration is also to be organised in Province-3 which has the majority of Tamang community people.
The celebration is taking place in province headquarters, Herauda, on February 4 and 5.