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- POST REPORT, Kathmandu
News digest

Dec 13, 2014-

One found dead

KATHMANDU: A man has been found dead in his rented room at Bhagwatinagar in Kathmandu-16 on Friday. The deceased is identified as Gopal Lamichhane, 46, of Nuwakot. Police said they are investigating cause of the death.  (PR)

Man found injured, dies

KATHMANDU: A man who was found injured in Jorpati-6 on Friday evening died during treatment in the Capital. Police had found Bijaya Kumar Karki, 50, injured and rushed him to hospital. Police said they also found a motorbike near Karki and investigating to track its owner. Further investigations are under way, police said. Likewise, two men were found unconscious at Tilganga in Kathmandu-9 on Friday night. A police team from Metropolitan Police Circle in Gaushala found Jiwan Shah, 35, and Dhaneshwor Mukhiya, 22, lying on the ground. Police said they might have been unconscious due to cold and their treatment is under way in Kathmandu Medical College hospital in Sinamangal. (PR)

Fire destroys property

KATHMANDU: Property worth Rs 400,000 was destroyed on Friday night when a fire broke out in a grocery shop in Gokarna. The shop was run by Babu Raja Dulal of Nuwakot. Police said the fire was brought under control in around one hour. Police said further investigations are under way.  (PR)

APF officer found dead inside his quarters

KASKI: Armed Police Force (APF) Superintendent Bhoj Raj Ojha was found dead in his quarters at the APF Western Regional Battalion in Pokhara on Saturday morning. Ojha was discovered unconscious in his bed when his colleagues broke into his room after he did not answer the door, according to APF Western Regional Battalion. The 50-year-old was pronounced dead on arrival by doctors at Manipal Teaching Hospital. The cause of his death will be revealed after the postmortem for which the body was taken to the Western Regional Hospital. (PR)

Bhaktapur plans renovation

BHAKTAPUR: Bhaktapur Municipality has started consulting with local people and authorities concerned to come up with a plan to preserve and promote its world heritage sites. Bhaktapur is known for its heritage sites, much of which attract a large number of tourists every day, helping the town’s people generate income. The municipality organised a meeting with lawmakers and representatives of Archaeological Department, Guthi Sansthan and local community on Saturday to discuss ways to preserve the ancient temples and monuments. The meeting decided to begin renovation works at areas like Lapandega, Nasaldega, Purabaswar Mahadev, Manimandhave and Duimaju Pokhari that are in a state of disrepari. It also decided to run excavation projects in ancient sites like Jaganath, Basantapur Nine Storied Durbar and Chaukosh Durbar.  (PR)

4 held with pot

HETAUDA: Police arrested four persons in possession of marijuana from Ratamate area in Makwanpur district on Saturday. Umeshram Chamar and Bechan Mandal of Laxmipur-3 in Sarlahi district were held with six kg of marijuana during a regular security check at Ratamate, said police. Similarly, Julai Pasawan and Rupnarayan Das of Rautahat were detained with two kilogram marijuana from a Kathmandu-bound passenger bus. (PR)

Missing woman found dead

PARBAT: A missing woman was found dead on the banks of the Kaligandaki river in Kushma, the district headquarters of Parbat, on Saturday. Bishnu Pariyar, 26, was found dead with serious head injuries on the river banks, said police. The victim, a mother of two children, had gone missing for the past four days. “The cause of her death is not immediately known. So investigation is underway,” said a police officer. Pariyar, a permanent resident of Tityang-6, had been living in Kushma with her children. She had been supporting her family working as a daily wage worker. The victim’s husband is currently in Saudi Arabia.  (PR)

French climber dies

BIRATNAGAR: A French mountaineer died during his expedition to Mt Mera Peak (6,476 metres) at Chaurikharka in Solukhumbu district on Friday. Matthifun Le Gall, 21, of France died as he slipped off the trail and fell some 50 metres at Chaurikharka-8, police said. The incident occurred while Gall was returning to Lukla after he scaled the peak. (PR)

‘Positive pressure necessary for statute on Jan 22’

KATHMANDU: Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal Chairman Kamal Thapa on Saturday appealed to the civil society, human rights activists and the intellectuals for mounting a positive pressure for delivery of the much-awaited constitution by January 22.Speaking at a programme held by Reporters Club Nepal here, Thapa said the activities of the political parties, when the time was lapsing, indicated slim possibilities of the new constitution being drafted on time, and called for positive pressure from all to not let that happen. (RSS)

Published: 14-12-2014 09:33

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