KATHMANDU — The big three political parties and agitating Untied Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have agreed to form a special political mechanism to determine the issue of demarcation of provincial boundaries.
During a meeting called by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at his official residencein Baluwatar on Friday, the task forces of the big three political parties have decided to make an utmost attempt to form the separate political mechanism before the PM’s India visit.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled a five-day official visit to India beginning February 19.
The meeting of the task forces of major parties and UDMF was called for the first time after the Front formally announced to end the four-and-half-month border blockade, general strike and other forms of protests on Monday.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