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Amar Khadka

Two arrested for attempting to traffic women to Iraq using fake visa

June 12, 2018 08:03 AM

ITAHARI, June 11: It's been 15 years since Manju Limbu of Itahari-5 divorced her husband after being unable to bear the torturous marriage. She has been living in her maternal home since then. Forty-year-old Limbu has a son. She has long been doing labor to earn bread for her son and herself.

Population of wild buffaloes increases to 441 in Koshi Tappu

May 21, 2018 05:30 AM

ITAHARI, May 21: With the identification of nine additional wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR), the number of wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has increased to 441, a slight increase compared to the last census held two years ago.

Investment pouring in Itahari's hospitality sector

May 21, 2018 02:30 AM

ITAHARI, May 21: Investment is pouring in hospitality sector in Itahari which is emerging as a commercial hub in the eastern region.

Children scavenging on scrap to pay for their education

April 15, 2018 09:06 AM

ITAHARI, April 15: There is a dumping site in the western side of a local river in Duhabi ward no.3. As the river lies in the Sunsari-Morang border area, the garbage released from various factories of both the districts is dumped here.

Koshi Tappu to take census of wild buffaloes

April 6, 2018 02:30 AM

ITAHARI, April 6: Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (KTWR), which is the only natural habitat of the endangered wild buffaloes in Nepal, will begin the census of this rare species from mid-April.

Itahari flood victims still in makeshift tents

April 2, 2018 07:00 AM

ITAHARI, April 2: Eight months ago, several villages of Itahari were severely affected by floods that killed nine and left over 500 people homeless. In the immediate aftermath of the flooding, the victims started living in school and other community buildings.

Child gang-raped in Sunsari yet again

March 30, 2018 03:00 AM

ITAHARI, March 30: Yet another child has become victim of gang rape. In the latest incident, a group of three men allegedly raped 12-year-old mentallly-retarded girl, a local of Itahari-13.

Fire flattens 70 homes in Sunsari (Update)

March 19, 2018 06:44 AM

ITAHARI, March 19: On Saturday evening, Renu Sardar, 25 of Barahakshetra Municipality in Sunsari had just gone to bed clutching her three-month-old daughter and a year-and-a-half-old son when she heard screams outside. Carrying both the children, Renu came out of her home and saw a massive blaze in front of her. “I scurried toward the eastern part of the settlement,” said Renu staring at her fire-destroyed home on Sunday morning.

Fire flattens 70 homes in Sunsari

March 19, 2018 05:30 AM

ITAHARI, March 18: Few children sustained minor injuries after all of the 82 houses were gutted in a massive fire that broke out in Ikrahi Basti, Baraha Chhetra municipality -11, Sunsari on Saturday night.

Flood victims want govt to build embankment before monsoon

March 13, 2018 03:00 AM

ITAHARI, Mar 13: Seven months ago, Krishna Kumari Rai of Itahari ward no.10 lost her house to a ravaging flood. After her house was washed away, she took shelter at a local school for days. Later, she rented a room and started living there.

Children from marginalized communities deprived of education

February 27, 2018 08:05 AM

ITAHARI, Feb 27: Mishrilal Sah of Harinagara Rural Municipality-4 is a peon at the Sitaram Primary School in the village. However, in absence of teachers, he runs classes.

TAC tops medal charts for athletics with 22 golds

January 10, 2018 11:31 AM

ITAHARI, Jan 10: Tribhuwan Army Club (TAC) has won National Athletics Competition under the National Sports Council (NSC) championship adding five more golds on the final day in Itahari to take their total tally to 22 for the event on Tuesday.

TAC dominates athletics

January 9, 2018 08:45 AM

ITAHARI, Jan 9: Tribhuvan Army Club’s ascendancy in Nepali sports continued as they bagged five gold medals in the ongoing National Sports Council (NSC) championship in Itahari.

Rs 5m set aside for erecting elephant-proof fence

January 3, 2018 09:35 AM

ITAHARI, Jan 3: The government has set aside Rs 5 million to tackle the elephant menace in the settlements near the Koshi Tappu wildlife Reserve.

Nepal tops medal chart in Taekwondo Championship

January 3, 2018 07:44 AM

ITAHARI, Jan 3: Nepal has clinched the International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship on Tuesday winning 57 golds, 42 silvers and 52 bronze medals played at the Covered Hall of Itahari Stadium.

Itahari flood victims demand embankments

December 27, 2017 05:30 AM

ITAHARI, Dec 27: Khadak Bahadur Bhujel, a flood victim from Itahari MuMunicipality0, is nowadays bothered with the absence of embankment in the nearby Budhi River. Four months ago, the same river had made him and dozen others homeless.

Waste management a serious problem in jails of eastern region

December 21, 2017 04:00 AM

ITAHARI, Dec 21: Local residents living nearby Eastern Regional Jail (ERJ), Jhumka often stage protests venting their ire against the polluted water and waste released from the jail. Two weeks ago, locals had staged demonstrations urging the concerned authorities for proper management of garbage and sewage.

Koshi Tappu elephants kill 4 people in last 5 days

December 5, 2017 02:30 AM

ITAHARI, Dec 5: Wild elephant attacks have increased in the areas surrounding Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve in recent times. In the last five days, four people living in the areas near the reserve have lost their lives to elephant attacks.

Will Gyanendra be able to protect the legacy of Koirala's?

December 3, 2017 05:00 AM

ITAHARI, Dec 3: In the legislative elections of 1959, BP Koirala got elected for the first time from constituency no. 5 of Itahari which is now the district's constituency no.4. Later Girija Prasad Koirala became successful in protecting the legacy of Nepali Congress (NC) by emerging victorious in 1991 and other elections.

Booze, cash, chicken to woo voters

December 3, 2017 03:00 AM

ITAHARI, Dec 3: Rather than banking on past performance and the development hopes of voters, candidates in the parliamentary and provincial elections in Sunsari district are to offers of alcoholic drink, meat treats and money to woo the voters.