KATHMANDU—On Thursday night two people were killed after a bus hit a motorcyle at Suryabinayak Bhakatapur.
The bus (Ba 9 Kha 9454) heading to Banepa from Kathamandu hit a motorcycle (Ba 80 Pa 6959) coming from the opposite direction killing the motorcycle riders.
According to the police motorcyclist Sudarshan Timalsina, 35 of panauti and pillion rider Elisha Adhikari, 18 of Chitwan died in the accident.
Police had arrested the bus driver Sanam Shrestha and further investigations have been initiated.
President Bhandari visits various shrines to observe Maha Astami
KATHMANDU- President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Wednesday visited various shrines in the Kathmandu Valley to pay homage to Goddess Durga Bhawani to mark the Maha Astami, eighth day of the 10-day-long Bada Dashain festival.
President Bhandari visited Guiheshwori, Maitidevi, Kalikaisthan, Bhadrakali, Naxal Bhagawati, Shova Bhagawati, Naradevi, Sankata Bhagawati and paid homage to the Goddesses. The priests of the respective temples offered prasad to her.
Earlier in the morning, the Head-of-the-State had paid obeisance to the Goddess at the Palanchok Bhagawati Temple.
It is believed that one is bestowed with peace, prosperity and longevity by worshipping Mahakali, epitome of power, Mahalaxmi, Goddess of wealth, Sarsawati, Goddess of art and wisdom and Devi Bhagawati during the Dashain festival.