Nagendra Upadhyaya

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Elected representatives yet to submit their expenditure detail

Published On: July 15, 2017 02:38 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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's first homestay to welcome guests from October

Published On: June 29, 2017 12:20 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, June 29: Twenty-five Tharu women of Tilpur in Birendranagar Muncipality-9 have teamed up to start a community homestay facility in their locality.

Birendranagar municipality announces innovative programs

Published On: June 11, 2017 07:52 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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.

TRC begins probe into war-era cases from Surkhet

Published On: June 5, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, June 5: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has started the probe into the cases of rights violation committed during the decade-long Maoist insurgency from Province 6.

A big fire breaks out in Birendranagar

Published On: June 1, 2017 07:33 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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.

One policeman killed, 12 injured in jeep accident

Published On: May 24, 2017 08:12 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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.

1 killed, 5 injured in Surkhet road mishap

Published On: May 23, 2017 02:36 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, May 23: A man killed and five others were injured after a police van met with an accident at Birendranagar-14 on Tuesday morning.

NC wins in Chingad Rural Municipality in Surkhet

Published On: May 17, 2017 09:23 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) has won the race for chief and deputy chief of Chingad Rural Municipality in Surkhet.

One injured from police bullets died in Kalikot

Published On: May 15, 2017 09:04 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

KATHMANDU, May 15: Dhanarup Batala, a ward chairman candidate from Rastriya Prajatantra Party in Naraharinath Rural Municipality of Kalikot district, succumbed to injuries on Sunday nights.

Raute demand voting rights

Published On: May 13, 2017 07:44 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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.

Local election more of a show-off

Published On: May 13, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, May 12: In a bid to attract more number of voters, candidates are spending millions for promotional events in the district. This has made the elections more like a show-off.

All-women staff for two polling centers in Surkhet

Published On: May 11, 2017 08:29 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, May 11: The Election Commission (EC) office in Surkhet has deployed female staffers to handle election related tasks at two polling centers.

Poll candidates snub displaced flood victims

Published On: May 10, 2017 01:30 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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.

Candidates start making their election manifestos public

Published On: April 29, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, April 29: With the local elections now just 15 days away, candidates vying for the mayoral posts in various local units of Surkhet have started making their election manifestos public.

Raute woman dies for lack of treatment

Published On: April 24, 2017 08:53 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, April 24: A Raute woman battling with uterus problem and pneumonia since a year succumbed to her diseases in lack on Saturday of proper medical treatment.

Bomb found on hotel premises disposed

Published On: April 19, 2017 08:00 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, April 19: A grenade was found on the hotel premises of Shubha Hotel based in Birendranagar on Wednesday.

Surkhet reels under acute drinking water shortage

Published On: April 18, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, April 18: Surkhet valley is reeling under acute drinking water shortage as major water sources in the area are drying up because of prolonged draught.

Govt in mood to halt election: Oli

Published On: March 18, 2017 06:10 PM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, March 18: Chairman of CPN-UML and former Prime Minster KP Sharma Oli has accused the government of plotting to halt the upcoming election in the name of the constitution amendment.

Stretchers expected to save lives in remote villages

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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.

Youths gear up for rhododendron conservation

Published On: January 27, 2017 08:19 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

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.