Bhattarai meets Singh

KATHMANDU: Former prime minister and NC leader Krishna Prasad Bhattarai met former minister Prakash Man Singh at Pahara Gan, Tripureshwor, on Thursday. Bhattarai told Singh he would back the movement of the seven parties. — HNS

Chopper damaged

KATHMANDU: An M18 chopper of Shree Airlines met with an accident while landing at the helipad at the Everest Base camp on Thursday. No one was hurt in the accident. It had flown to pick members of the Rotary Centennial Everest Expedition. — HNS

One dies in mishap

BIRATNAGAR: Accountant at the land mapping office Morang, Arjun Pokhrel, was killed when a truck hit his motorcycle in Biratnagar on Thursday. — HNS

Heat wave death

RAJBIRAJ: Searing heat on Thursday claimed one more life in Saptari. Shanti Devi Isar, of Thelia VDC – 9, collapsed while she was plucking mangoes at her house. — HNS