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Thursday, 19 May 2016

At least 9 killed in Lamjung bus accident

Posted by Anup Baral May 19, 2016 :
At least nine passengers have been confirmed dead after a bus en route to Lamjung from Damauli met with an accident in Tamakhani village of Madhya Nepal Municipality, Thursday evening. According to Assistant Sub Inspector Jit Bahadur Thapa, who was involved in rescue operation, among the dead are five males and four females. The identity deceased could not be established till late evening. Twelve other passengers were seriously injured with nine of them in critical condition, according to the police. Those in critical condition were sent to a hospital in Tanahun via ambulance while the rest of the injured were sent on passenger buses. The fateful bus veered off the road and fell some 400 meters down hill, said Thapa, the assistant sub inspector.
Although the road where the accident occurred has sharp turns and slopes, the cause of the accident has not been ascertained yet. The police said the rescue operation was hindered by a heavy rainfall. The driver of the bus is absconding.

Guide of the month: January 2018

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.