Student killed
LAHAN: Ram Kumar Gupta (18), a Grade X student of Marry Children Boarding School, Lahan, was found dead on Friday. Gupta, a resident of Lahan Municipality, had been missing for the past three days. His body was found in a ground of Padaria with his throat slit. The body was later sent to Lahan hospital for post mortem. Motive behind the murder is still unknown.Investigation into the incident is still underway.RSS

Truck driver robbed

DANG: Robbers looted Rs 3 lakhs from a truck driver at Khumbasdanda along the area bordering Dang and Rolpa districts on Saturday afternoon. Police said the search for the dacoits was on
Maoist stir ‘absurd’
PALPA: Ishwor Pokharel, the general secretary of the CPN-UML, said the Maoists’ agitation for civil supremacy was absurd. Pokhrel was addressing the inaugural ceremony of his party’s sixth Palpa district convention on Saturday. He also accused the Maoists of ignoring the supremacy
of interim constitution and intervening in the smooth running of the state. “The Maoist-led government was toppled, as it could not meet
the past agreements and cooperate with political parties,” the UML leader said. — HNS

Mishap injures 20
ITAHARI: Twenty passengers were injured when a truck collided with a bus that was heading to the east from the capital at Bhokraha of Sunsari district on Saturday. Sunsari District Police Office said the condition of Dibas Khadka of Inaruwa and Roshan Poudel of Topgachhi, Jhapa was critical. The duo is undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan. The other injured have been admitted to District Hospital, Inaruwa. HNS