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Marchwar Land Revenue Office struggling with manpower crunch

BHAIRAHAWA, June 25 -- The locals of Marchwar, a remote village in Rupandehi district, are compelled to struggle even for minor land-related works. It has been around four months since these people ha... Read More


Farmers elated as govt tightens livestock imports

BHAIRAHAWA, May 29 -- Local farmers have breathed a sigh of relief after the government tightened imports of livestock like goats and sheep from India. The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Devel... Read More


Bad road a challenge to Visit Lumbini campaign

BHAIRAHAWA, May 27 -- The Province 5 government launched Visit Lumbini Year 2076 last week. But a major road to reach Lumbini -- the birthplace of Buddha -- is in dire straits. While travelers are fa... Read More


With runway blacktopped, Lumbini moves closer to opening a new int'l airport

BHAIRAHAWA, May 23 -- Blacktopping of runway at the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Airport has been completed. The blacktopping of 45-meter wide and 3,000-meter long runway is a major... Read More


Police, 'Indian arms smugglers' exchange fire, one arrested

BHAIRAHAWA, May 17 -- Police in Rupandehi district opened fire on a group of suspected Indian arms smugglers who had sneaked into Nepal on Thursday. Police said that they were forced to open fire aft... Read More


First factory in Bhairahawa SEZ starts production

BHAIRAHAWA, May 15 -- Shakti Minerals has started production of flux and dolomite Shakti Minerals, the first factory in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa, formally started operation from Tuesd... Read More


Shortage of engineering material, delay in payments hit the project in last leg

BHAIRAHAWA, May 14 -- The construction works of Gautam Buddha International Airport have seen yet another hurdle. The airport, which expected to begin test flights from September, has now undergone a ... Read More


The holy month of Ramadan begins

BHAIRAHAWA, May 8 -- The holy month of Ramadan has begun Tuesday after viewing the crescent moon on Monday evening. According to the Islamic calendar, the month of Ramadan or fasting known Roza fell ... Read More


Siyari Rural Municipality implements mandatory tiffin rule for primary school students

BHAIRAHAWA, April 28 -- At a time when schools across the country are trying several means to attract students, Siyari Rural Municipality has grabbed attention due to one of its recent decision. The r... Read More


Dalit family dismayed as non-Dalit guests attend wedding but refuse to participate in feast

RUPANDEHI, April 23 -- Committee formed to investigate the matter A Dalit family in Rupandehi district has returned the money offered by non-Dalit guests who came to their daughter's wedding but refu... Read More