GAIGHAT — A woman died and her husband sustained critical injuries after they were struck by a lightning at Mayankhu VDC in Udayapur district on Friday evening.
According to the Area Police Office, Katari, the deceased has been identified as Amrita BK (24) of Mayankhu VDC-4.
Police said that Hem BK (30) was critically injured in the incident.
Amrita breathed her last during the course of treatment at the Katari Hospital, Inspector Madan Giri of the Area Police Office, Katari said.
Hem is receiving treatment at the same hospital, Giri added.
Govt to present its policies and programmes Monday
KATHMANDU — The government is preparing to present its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday.
According to Joint Spokesperson at the Federal Parliament Secretariat Keshav Aryal, all preparations are over for the release of the government policies and programs to be made by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari from New Baneshwor-based Federal Parliament Building at 4:00 pm Monday.
President Bhandari would unveil the government policies and programs for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the promulgation of the new constitution.
As per the constitution, the President can address any of the House meeting or the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments and summon the lawmakers for their presence.
Vice President, top leaders of different political parties, high-ranking government officials, chiefs of the constitutional bodies, chiefs of the security bodies and chiefs of the diplomatic missions in Nepal are invited for the program.Follow @gorkhapost