KATHMANDU — Acting President of the Nepali Congress (NC) has registered his candidacy for the post of party president at party headquarters Sanepa on Friday morning.
Paudel registered his panel with Shasanka Koiral as the general secretary and Sita Devi Yadav as the treasurer.
Paudel has announced his candidacy in a press conference at the party central office on Wednesday.
Leader Sujata Koirala on Thursday pulled back her candidacy and announced to support Paudel in the elections for the top position.
Earlier on Thursday, NC senior leader Sher Bahadur Deuba had filed his filed his candidacy for post of party President.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