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Covid-19 patient dies in Surkhet

Published On: June 23, 2020 01:59 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, June 23: A 35 years old man from Dullu Municipality, Dailekh has died of the coronavirus infection.

Quarantine-returnee dies in Surket

Published On: June 21, 2020 04:00 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKET, June 21: A youth who had returned home nine days ago after staying at a quarantine facility died while undergoing treatment at the Chinchu-based Ganesh Medical Hall on Sunday.

With 54 new cases today, Karnali COVID-19 tally reaches 641

Published On: June 7, 2020 03:36 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKET, June 7: Fifty-four more people in Karnali Province were diagnosed with COVID-19 on Sunday. With this, the COVID-19 tally in Karnali Province has reached 641.

One more dies of COVID-19, Karnali reports second death

Published On: June 5, 2020 10:49 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, June 5: A 20-year-old youth from Panchapuri Municipality-1, Hansegaun, in Surkhet district has succumbed to COVID-19 infection.

A quarantine-returnee dies in Surket

Published On: June 4, 2020 01:35 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKET, June 4: A youth who returned home after staying in a quarantine facility for 14 days died in Surket on Thursday morning.

With 16 fresh cases today, COVID-19 tally in Karnali Province reaches 271

Published On: June 3, 2020 04:15 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKET, June 3: Sixteen more individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Karnali Province on Wednesday.

With 32 new cases today, COVID-19 tally surges to 198 in Karnali

Published On: June 1, 2020 01:16 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, June 1: The COVID-19 tally in Karnali Province has reached 198 after 32 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Monday.

Man from Dailekh dies of coronavirus; number of COVID-19 deaths reaches seven

Published On: May 30, 2020 08:33 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, May 30: The seventh COVID-19 death was recorded in Nepal on Saturday.

Man returning home from India dies in Surkhet

Published On: May 27, 2020 01:09 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, May 27: A man from Chigang Rural Municipality-5 in Surkhet district died on Tuesday night at Karnali Provincial Hospital. He is learnt to have returned home Gujarat, India.

COVID-19 tally reaches 23 in Karnali with 12 new cases confirmed today

Published On: May 26, 2020 09:17 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, May 26: Total number of COVID-19 infected patients in Karnali Province has reached to 23.

Lockdown creating opportunity for vegetable farmers in Karnali

Published On: April 27, 2020 05:50 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, April 27: Dinesh Rawal, a resident of Sidhhakumakh Rural Municipality in Salyan district runs an agriculture farm in Panchapuri Municipality-9, Bijuma in the western part of Surkhet. A 10+2 graduate, Rawal has taken 40 ropanis of land on lease for vegetable farming. Eighteen local people have been employed at the farm where green vegetables including tomatoes, green chilis, pumpkins, cabbage, and cucumbers are ready to be picked and supplied to the market.

Construction works at Bheri-Babai continues despite lockdown

Published On: April 12, 2020 10:25 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, April 12: The lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of COVID-19 has affected development projects in the country but national pride project, Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project has been able to carry out construction works even during the lockdown period.

100 Nepali nationals rescued from Rupaidiha, Gaddachauki along Nepal-India border

Published On: March 25, 2020 03:15 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, March 25: Local authorities have rescued altogether 100 Nepali nationals including three minors who were stranded at Rupaidiha and Gaddachauki areas along the Nepal-India border after the government imposed a nation-wide lockdown from Tuesday.

Karnali Govt decides to seal entry points along Nepal-China border

Published On: March 7, 2020 03:56 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, March 7: Karnali Province government on Friday decided to seal its border points along the Nepal-China border to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19.

Petroleum exploration work hampered due to coronavirus

Published On: March 1, 2020 09:49 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

DAILEKH, Mar 1: The widespread outbreak of coronavirus in China has affected the petroleum exploration work in Dailekh.

Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project completes 40% work

Published On: February 22, 2020 10:34 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, Feb 22: The National Pride Project, Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project has completed 40% of the construction work. The construction project was started from 2004 to divert the water of Bheri River to Babai and provide irrigation facility to 52,000 hectares of land of Banke and Bardiya districts and also produce 48-megawatt electricity. The construction of the 12.2 kilometers long tunnel was constructed with the use of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for the first time in Nepal. Under the second package of the project, the dam and powerhouse will be constructed.

55 students in Karnali get life jackets

Published On: February 22, 2020 09:00 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, Feb 22: Kabi Ram Nepali, a resident of Mohanyal Rural Municipality-3 of Kailali district, is a high school student. While going to his school, Nepali has to cross the Karnali River risking his life. As there is no bridge over the river, students like Nepali have been risking their lives to go to the school regularly. They have been crossing the Karnali River with the help of a wooden boat.

10 bigha of school land captured

Published On: February 20, 2020 08:28 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, Feb 20: Nepal Rastriya Primary School in western Surkhet that once had around 10 bighas of land of its own is now shrunk to a small plot. While there is not enough space left even for students to play, the earlier open area is now fully occupied by infrastructures, vegetable and crop farms. In 2006, some locals had decided to give the public land they had been using to the school located at Chyurikhet at Panchapuri Municipality–2, making it one of the spacious schools in the district. According to the school's Principal Dil Bahadur Gharti, the school is now struggling to recover the land.

Vice Prez Pun inspects Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project

Published On: February 19, 2020 02:00 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, Feb 19: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun inspected Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project here on Tuesday evening

Rural municipality chair arrested with Rs 800,000 bribe money in Jajarkot

Published On: January 24, 2020 05:43 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, Jan 24: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday caught the chairperson of Junichande rural municipality in Jajarkot district Krishna Bahadur KC red-handed with Rs 800,000 bribe money.