KATHMANDU — President Bidya Devi Bhandari has joined Twitter on Monday.
President Bhandari’s Twitter handle is @ PresidentofNP, according to President Bhandari’s Chief Personal Secretary, Bheshraj Adhikari.
Adhikari said that President Bhandari joined the Twitter with an objective of direct connection with the people.
In her first tweet, President Bhandari has appreciated the government’s effort in children’s access to education.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.