KAWASOTI: A rhinoceros has been found dead at Sehari, Madhyabindu Municipality-2 in Nawalparasi district today.
The reason for the death of the two and half years old female rhino has not been ascertained yet, said Nurendra Aryal, the assistant conservation officer of the Chitwan National Park.
A team of veterinary doctors has reached the site and the cause of the rhino’s death would be known once the team carries out a post mortem examination, he added.
Aryal presumed that the rhino may have been killed in a fight with another rhino.Follow @gorkhapost
All programmes of Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 cancelled
KATHMANDU— All the programmes to be organised on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat New Year 1139 have been cancelled due to the demise of pioneer of the Nepal Sambat movement, and leader of the Indigenous Nationalities movement and human rights movement, Padma Ratna Tuladhar.
All the programmes have been cancelled in honour of late Tuladhar. A meeting of Nepal Sambat Nhudah National Celebration Committee held today took the decision to this effect.
A Main Celebration Programme had already been scheduled at Basantapur, Kathmandu, on November 8 on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1139 New Year this year too as in the previous years. All programmes to be organised at different places on the same day have also been cancelled.
Coordinator of Newa Jagaran Manch, Sujib Bajracharya, said that the meeting also decided to organise all the cancelled programmes at suitable time after the 13th day of the demise of Tuladhar.Follow @gorkhapost