BAGLUNG— A health post building has been constructed at Pala village in Kathekhola Rural Municipality-1, Baglung.
According to ward chairman Khadka Thapa, the building was constructed at the cost of Rs 16.6 million from the Urban Development and Building Construction Division Office, Baglung.
Jayandra Shrestha, Proprietor of Galwa Jayalaxmi JV, shared that the building was developed four months earlier than the promised contract period. With the new construction, the quake-resistant two-storied building will have sufficient rooms for administrative block, lab room, drug storage and others.
Similarly, quarters for the officials are also built within the same cost. In-charge of the health post, Lok Bahadur Thapa, hoped that service delivery would be easier after the new set of physical infrastructure.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.