Transport strike

DHARAN: Students affiliated with the Limbuwan Students’ Council called an indefinite transport strike in Dharan on Friday morning. They called the strike to protest the death of Mani Tamang, who was killed in police action during an anti-FSU poll campaign in Jhapa on Thursday. Normal life was paralysed in Dharan due to the strike. Agitators did not allow even the motorcycles to ply. They also obstructed Dharan-Dhankuta Highway, leaving scores of passengers stranded in Dharan. — HNS

Man found dead

MAHENDRANAGAR: A peon of Mahakali Zonal Hospital was found dead on the hospital bed on Friday morning. Peon Nanda Krishna Pujara, a resident of Bajhang district, who had gone for sleep after finishing his duty at 1 am, was found dead on the dead in the morning, the police said. The reason behind his death was yet to be figured out. — HNS