Flights resume

BARA: Air services resumed from the Simara airport after the fog cleared and sun shone on Tuesday. Three flights of the Buddha Air, two flights of Yeti Air and one flight of Gorkha Air took off for different destinations on Tuesday, an official said. — HNS

Pillion riding banned

NEPALGUNJ: The Banke District Administration Office has banned pillion riding on motorcycles in the district with effect from Wednesday. The administration has also banned wearing helmets with coloured visors by the motorbike drivers. — HNS

Palpa student second

Palpa: A class ten student of Palpa Secondary Boarding School, Abhay Raj Shakya, has secured the second position in an essay writing competition organised by the SAARC tuberculosis centre last year among secondary-level students of SAARC countries. — HNS

Explosives seized

POKHARA: Security forces have seized explosives, bullets and other goods from different areas of the Syangja. In a search operation, the forces seized a projector, cordless phone set and explosives from Chitre Bhanjyang, Kichanas, Lewa, Khai-rikot and Chisapani areas on Monday and Tuesday, the RNA said. — HNS

Tiger mauls one

KATHMANDU: One local was injured when a tiger attacked him at Tilpokhari, Phutung VDC-5 of Kathmandu. Premod Ghimire, 23, resident of Mahankal-8, Kathmandu, was injured when a tiger attacked him, police said. He is undergoing treatment at Teaching Hospital. — HNS