KATHMANDU — Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has launched the ‘My Year 2074: Healthy Myself, Healthy Nation’ campaign coinciding with the first day of the New Year, according to the Bikram Sambat calendar, on Saturday.
The campaign, initiated by the Ministry of Health, was launched to make citizens aware about health and to create a healthy nation.
A rally was also organsied to mark the campaign. Starting from the Stadium, the rally had encircled different places of Kathmandu and ended at Basantapur.
Health Minister Gagan Thapa, ministers, lawmakers, civil servants, civil society members and representatives of different organisations took part at the function held at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu today.
The Ministry would cooperate with public and private health institutions and other stakeholders and launch various awareness programmes during the campaign throughout the year.Follow @gorkhapost
7 injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision
DHADING — Seven passengers were injured after a microbus and a truck collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.
The cement loaded truck(Na 5 Kha 7386) en route to Kathmandu from Gajuri collided with the microbus(Ga 1 Kha 2966) coming from Pokhara from Kathmandu.
Driver of microbus along with other six have sustained injuries. Other injured are Ramendra Bishwokarma and Purna Kumari Gurung of Syangja, Aasha Gurung, Aarapi Gurung and Bibek Poudel of Kathmandu, Anju Chaudhary of Kaski and Suman Gurung of Lamjung, according to Area Police Office, Gajuri.Follow @gorkhapost