SURKHET, July 14: Newly-elected local representatives will not be able to contest for the position of District Coordination Committee if they do not furnish their election expenditure details to the district election office.
SURKHET, June 10: “New born girl child means that a separate bank account in her name should be opened right away,” newly elected mayor of Birendranagr Municipality, Devkumar Subedi announced on Friday. Apart from this, he announced safe motherhood program, Chautari program for elderly people, one house - two plants campaign, help desk for victim of domestic violence and support fund for media persons on the occasion. To the great excitement of people, he added that the plans would be implemented without delay.
SURKHET, June 1: A big fire broke out in Birendranagar, Surkhet as Koteshwar Tyre Resoling Center in the city caught fire on Thursday morning. According police, the fire started because of short circuit at 5 am in the morning.
SURKHET, May 24: One policeman died and 12 others sustained injury in a jeep accident at Saunepani Mod, Birendranagar-14, Surkhet, on Tuesday. Police said 25 police personnel were on board the vehicle. The police team was returning from Kalikot after successfully completing their duty to provide security for the elections held there on Monday.
DAILEKH, May 12: The main leader of Raute community known as Mahamukhiya in the community, Manbahadur Shahi is very much excited with the local election. On Sunday, the country is set to conduct election in three provinces and Shahi wants to cast his vote to his preferred candidate. But the problem is, he cannot vote for anyone.
SURKHET, May 10: Ramkumari Khatri's house got washed away by landslides in the monsoon three years ago. Since then, the displaced family of Birendranagr-11 has been living in a camp in the same locality. Many leaders visited the camp and assured dozens of victims like her of better days ahead. They promised of permanent shelter. However, so far, nothing has really changed in the lives of the landslide victims. Neither had they any high hopes from the successive governments. Now the local level election has ignited little hope, said Khatri. But what they want is, written commitment from the candidates.
SURKHET, Feb 15: Sunita BK of Tatopani - 8 started to feel labor pain four days before the delivery date predicted by her doctors at the local health post. Due to the remoteness of the village and absolute lack of transportation services, her family was not able to take her to the health post on time. It took hours before she could be readied to be taken to the nearest health facility. But she died midway. The incident happened only four months ago.
SURKHET, Jan 27: Alarmed by the gradual loss of the rhododendron area in the northern part of the district, local youths have come together for the conservation of the national flower. Recently formed ‘Guras Conservation Team’ has decided to control the haphazard plucking of the beautiful flowers.