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.Follow @gorkhapost
Gandaki province framing mass communications bill
POKHARA- The Gandaki province government has decided to frame a mass communications bill to make the communications sector well-managed and dignified.
A meeting of the Province Council of Ministers held on Tuesday gave principle agreement to the proposal for framing a draft bill, shared province government spokesperson and minister for physical infrastructure Ram Sharan Basnet.
It may be noted that the province government had decided to establish television along with other media house through its annual policy and programme for the current fiscal year.
Earlier, the province government had already endorsed mass communications policy.
The government is planning to bring the bill for establishing media/communications institutions on its own, monitoring media houses and granting approval for the setup and operation of new media outlets in 11 districts of the province.Follow @gorkhapost