Ballot boxes used during the first phase of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections held Sunday (November 26) in 32 districts have already been collected safely in the respective district headquarters, the Election Commission said.
Seven people died, 25 are injured and two are missing after a bus plunged into the Trishuli River today morning. Thirty four people including driver and assistant are believed to be onboard the bus.
Likewise, four people lost their lives in a jeep accident at Khandachakra Municipality-1, Kalikot. The jeep (Lu 2 Cha 2003) was heading to Surkhet from Mugu carrying nine people when it met in an accident. Those injured are undergoing treatment at Kohalpur Medical College.
Nepali Congress candidate for the House of Representatives, Narayan Karki sustained serious injuries after a bomb exploded at Udayapurgadi rural municipality. Karki was en route to Nepaltar from Katari for election campaigns when a cooker bomb exploded at Danuwarbesi of Udayapurgadi at 9:30 AM. Witnesses said that three more were injured in the incident.
Nepal is to face Bangladesh in the opening match of the Women U-15 Championship to be organised by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) at Dhaka-based Bir Shrestho Shaheed Sipahi Mohammed Mustafa Kamal Stadium in Bangladesh on coming December 17.
After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could put Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard within range.