DHADING, May 23: A man died while two others sustained injuries in a truck accident at Benighat in Rorang rural municipality in the district on Wednesday.

RAJBIRAJ, May 23: Property worth million of rupees was reduced to ashes when a fire started from a pharmacy here this morning later destroyed three houses at Bhediya Bazar of Surunga Municipality-2 in Saptari.

DANG, May 23: ‘Smart city’ was a buzzword during the local level elections a year ago. Political parties and candidates told voters that they would leave no stone unturned to turn their constituencies into smart cities. That means, people who were struggling for even basic services would have access to luxuries of life in their own localities. Locals of Dang were promised so by their leaders.

ITAHARI, May 23: A man died on the spot while 30 others sustained serious injuries in a bus accident that took place at Itarahi Aapgachhi along the Koshi Highway on Wednesday.

INARUWA May 23: Properties worth Rs 400,000 plus was destroyed in a fire that occurred in Dewangunj Rural Municipality-1 in Sunsari district Tuesday night.

ROLPA, May 23: A 25-year-old physically challenged woman at Triveni Rural Municipality-5 in Rolpa district was raped. The alleged victim is also the former Maoist combatant who sustained injuries during insurgency.

RASUWA, May 23: Pasang Lhamu Highway that connects Kathmandu and China is going to be halted for two hours today.

CHITWAN, May 23: Construction companies involved in the construction of Mugling-Narayanghat road have requested a fifth extension of work deadline.

ITAHARI, May 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has caught Khagendra Prasad Subedi, chief of District Education Coordination Committee (DECC).

BUTWAL, May 23: Just a few months ago, many cattle of Tilottama Municipality-15 of Rupandehi district fell ill after drinking water from a canal near the village. Locals said some goats even died after drinking the water.