Connect with us

Nation

Swimming competition in Phewa lake

RSS

Published

on

KASKI— A swimming competition is to be organized in Phewa lake in Pokhara on Friday.

The eighth open swimming championship is to be held on a distance of 2.5 kilometres in the Phewa lake, Nepal Swimming Association general secretary Jagatman Shrestha announced at a news conference here on Wednesday.

He said that the swimming competition is being organized for the promotion of sports tourism through swimming.

ALSO READ :  4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs

According to him, about 50 people including foreign tourists will participate in the event. There will be separate events for women and men. The swimming course is from Barahighat to the other side of the lake and then back to Barahighat, Shrestha said.

Continue Reading

Nation

Child killed in road accident

RSS

Published

on

By

PASCHIM- A child has been killed and two other people sustained injuries in a vehicle accident occurred at Salle, Musikot Municipality-1, Rukum Paschim, today. 

The victim, nine-year-old Prayas BC breathed his last at the District Hospital, Salle. 

The vehicle (Ba 3 Kha 7461) was on its way towards Mulkhola from Salle. The bus fell 150 meters from the road when the driver lost control, District Police Office, Rukum Paschim, stated. 

ALSO READ :  Man beats wife to death in Siraha

The injured are eight-year-old Jenis BC and the driver whose name is not known. Jenis is said to be in critical condition, Chief of the District Police and Deputy Superintendent Sumit Khadka said. 

According to police, the vehicle ran over Prayas and Jenis who were playing on the road.

Continue Reading

TOP PICKS