April 14: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: April 14, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Three killed in Summit Air plane accident in Lukla, Nepal Police confirms (with video)
Three persons killed when a Summit Air plane met with an accident while taking-off from Lukla today morning, Nepal Police confirmed. The incident occurred when the Summit Air plane collided with the Manang Air chopper parked at the helipad at Lukla-based Tenzing Hillary Airport in Solukhumbu district at 9:30 am. 

PM Oli delivers New Year speech, vows to retrieve public lands grabbed by individuals or anyone

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday vowed to retrieve all the public lands grabbed by private individuals or anyone that were transferred illegally in the past.

Government launching national campaign for senior citizens’ health insurance
The government today is announcing the national campaign for health insurance of senior citizens and opening of bank accounts of all Nepali on the occasion of the Nepali New Year 2076 BS.

Three killed, 31 injured in Sarlahi bus mishap carrying Joshi Hydropower staffers

Three people died and 31 sustained injuries in a bus accident on early Sunday in Sarlahi. The bus (Ba 3 Kha 1318) met with an accident at Bagwani forest in Lalbandi municipality-1 of the district. It was en route to eastern Nepal from Kathmandu. The bus was carrying Joshi Hydropower staff for a recreation tour.

Scores throng Bhaktapur to observe historic Bisket jatra

A large number of people thronged Bhaktapur today to observe the historic Bisket Jatra (a cultural festival) which is organised each year on the occasion of the Nepali New Year.

World's largest plane makes first flight over California

The world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp, started by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, as the company enters the lucrative private space market. 









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