At least four people have been killed in a bus accident in Salyan on Monday afternoon. The ill-fated bus (Na 5 Kha 531) heading to Dang from Rukum, skidded some 80 meters down to the rivulets from the road.
Two days after the US government shutdown, the US Embassy in Nepal has tweeted that the Embassy, including its library and social media services would come to a temporary halt. However, the US Embassy will continue its consular services.
The Nepal Police has issued a diffusion notice to Nawaraj Silwal, former Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Nepal Police. On January 2, the Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Office had issued an arrest warrant against Silwal to investigate in a case involving document forgery.
A two-day assembly of the National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nepal (NAP +N) issued an 11-point Chitwan Declaration. The Declaration, among other issues pertaining to people living with HIV/AIDS, calls for providing quality ARV medicines and decent treatment to the people living with HIV/AIDS.