One succumbs

TANAHUN: Samjhana Basaula, a resident of Dulegauda-7, who was injured in a road accident died in the course of treatment in Gandaki Hospital on Friday. Basaula, was injured when a car en route to Pokhara from Kathmandu hit her on Friday, police said. — HNS

Sitaula hopeful

Surunga: Former home minister and Nepali Congress Central Member Krishna Prasad Sitaula has said political consensus will be reached within the Dashain festival as environment for it is being created among parties. At a greetings-exchange programme organised on the occasion of the Phulpati day of the Dashain festival at Gherabari of Jhapa, he said the constitution will be made within the fixed timeframe. He said as there is no alternative to consensus and

co-work between parties, all

should play their role to make environment for it. — RSS

Girl injured by car dies

Damauli: A girl who was seriously injured when a car Ba 5 Cha 3741 heading for Pokhara from Kathmandu hit her at Dulegauda -7 this afternoon, died while undergoing treatment today. Samjhana Banstola, 5, of the same place, died while undergoing treatment at Gandaki Hospital Pokhara, said the District Police Office, Tanahun. The police has taken the car driver under control. — RSS

Phone service halted

Damak: Landline telephone services in Damak and surrounding areas in Jhapa district have been disrupted since Thursday. More than 5,000 telephone lines in the area are out of order since 4 pm on Thursday after the Nepal Telecom tower at Damak was damaged due to lightning. Chief of Damak Telecom, Arjun Ghimire said initiatives are being taken to resume the telephone service. The disruption has caused inconvenience to the clients of 12 VDCs. — RSS

One dies, 7 injured

Bhimphedi: One person died and seven others were injured when the Tata Sumo jeep they were travelling in met with an accident at Judikhet, Bhimphedi in Makwanpur district today. The jeep was going towards Hetaunda from Kathmandu via Pharping. The deceased is 35-year-old Dhan Bahadur Majhi of Chhatiwan VDC-9, Makwanpur. It is learned the accident happened due to brake failure. Among the injured, 22-year-old Kamal Majhi is said to be in critical condition and he has been taken to Bharatpur for treatment. — RSS

Police, locals clash

Gaur: Six policemen and some one dozen locals were injured in a clash between locals and the personnel of the Armed Police Force (APF) Office, Auraiya. The clash took place after APF men made an attempt to rape a local girl at about 8 pm on Thursday. Locals assembled at the local Durga temple after the girl shouted for help upon attempts by the policemen to rape her. She had gone to the temple for worshipping on the occasion of Bada Dasain. — RSS