Kathmandu, The Department of Survey has released a new map of the country today.The map is prepared in accordance with the new administrative division with state system.The old map in use had got regional development area and zonal system.The offices were still using the old map in the lack of new map despite the country adopting federal set up since about past three years.
The new map has got Lipulek, Kalapani and major Himalayan peaks, rivers, roads and highways along with the seven States.
Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Aryal launched the map amid a function here in the capital today.
Three of the five people, who died after a passenger bus heading towards Kathmandu from Kakarvitta of Jhapa met with an accident and fell into the Trishuli river this morning, have been identified. Of them four died on the spot while one died on the way to hospital, police said.