SURKHET — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has the announcement of nation’s journey towards development and prosperity was made from the Karnali Province as the province is at the bottom in view of economic and human development index.
In his address to a programme organised by the Mid-Western University, Surkhet at Birendranagar today,the Prime Minister said the federal and province governments were busy in making plans to take the Karnali together in the journey to prosperity.
“The Karnali province will not be allowed to remain backward.” He said the government was committed to bringing the province to the mainstream of development, underlining the need of connecting it with the northern border as it has no access to the southern border.Follow @gorkhapost
13 injured after truck rams two buses
CHITWAN — At least 13 persons were injured when a truck rammed two passenger buses heading towards Pyuthan and Birgunj from Kathmandu at Nau Kilo area this morning.
Three among the injured are reported to be in critical condition. The accident took place at 3:20 am at Ichhakamana rural municipality–6, according to District Police Office, Chitwan.
The Pyuthan–bound bus (Na 4 Kha 6591) and Birgunj–bound bus (Na 7 Kha 5023) were rammed by a truck (Lu 1 Kha 5294) en route to Pokhara from Bhairahawa.
Among the injured 12 are from the Pyuthan – bound bus including its driver and the truck driver. Two are undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College while 11 are being treated at the Purano Medical College.
The truck driver Krishna Chaudhary, 41, from Chiruri of Kapilvastu, Sabidevi Gharti Magar, 60, of Khalanga of Pyuthan and Pabitra Gharti Magar, 27, of Naugiritar of Pyuthan are in critical condition.Follow @gorkhapost