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Two die of lighting in Tanahun

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TANAHUN — A girl and a woman from the same neighbourhood were killed and another injured after being struck by lightning last night.

The thunderbolt struck the house of Khem Rana at Kanhunshivapur VDC – 7 of the district the last night njuring his 18 and 20 – year-old daughters, Gulabi Rana and Mausami Rana.

Mausami died while undergoing treatment at 11 pm at Damauli hospital while her younger sister with serious injuries was rushed to Pokhara for additional treatment.

The lighting also struck another house in the same neighbourhood killing Animaya Thapa, 55. Thapa died on the way to the hospital.

The lighting also killed four cows and three lambs belonging to Rishiram Thapa of the same locality, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Surendra Bahadur Gurung, of District Police Office, Tanahun.

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NRNA Third Africa Regional Meeting from Dec 29

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KATHMANDU— The Third Africa Regional Meeting of Non-Resident Nepali Association ( NRNA) will be held in Kampala, the capital of Uganda on December 29-30.

‘Development experiences exchange’ is the theme for the meeting this year where African experts and Nepali experts living in Africa will exchange experiences of development activities of African countries.

On the occasion, the predicaments facing Nepali workers in African countries will also be shared.

The meeting would be attended by representatives from the National Coordination Council, International Coordination Council of 17 different countries of Africa as well as other countries in other continents.

Nepali artists together with the African ones will show cultural performances during the meeting. According to the National Coordination Council, Uganda a seminar of Nepali language and literature will be held on the sidelines of the meeting.

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