KATHMANDU—Today Rastrakavi Madhav Prasad Ghimire has turned 100. He was born on 23rd September, 1919 in Lamjung district. He is one of the famous poets of Nepal. He has contributed a lot in Nepali literature.
Some of his famous creations are ‘Gauri’, Himalwaari Himalapaari’, ‘Shakuntala’ and ‘Aswathama’. He is known for his patriotic writing.
He is also an Honarary Brigadier General of Nepal Army.
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.