Jitendra Kumar Jha

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150 families out of contact as swollen Saptakosi swamps Saptari

Published On: July 25, 2016 10:54 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, July 25:  Around 150 families of Gobargadha VDC have gone out of contact for the last two days after the swollen Saptakoshi River inundated the VDC.

Khado River inundates 800 houses in Saptari

Published On: July 23, 2016 03:40 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

TILATHI, July 23: As many as 800 houses have been inundated in Saptari by a flood in Khado River caused by heavy rains since Friday midnight.

Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital ailing

Published On: July 20, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, JULY 20: Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj, Saptari, is in a sorry state with concerned authorities turning a blind eye to the problems faced by the hospital. Only one doctor is available at the hospital although it has a quota for 18 specialist doctors.

Lack of bridge deprives Saptari VDCs of basic needs

Published On: July 19, 2016 08:47 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

TILATHI, Saptari, July 18: Northern Chure region was all drenched due to the incessant rain throughout Saturday night. The heavy rainfall also triggered flood in Khado River badly affecting Tilathi - Rampura road section of the Rajbiraj - Kunauli highway.

Destruction of Khando diversion affects transportation

Published On: July 18, 2016 01:15 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

SAPTARI, July 18: Movement of vehicles at Tilathi-Rampura section of Rajbiraj-Sunauli road stretch in Saptari district has come to a halt after torrential rains destryoed the recently constructed diversion over the Khando River at Tilathhi Village Development Committee (VDC).

Border villages submerged due to Indian dam

Published On: June 27, 2016 01:45 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

TILATHI, SAPTARI, June 27: Villagers living close to no-man's land in Saptari district are having hard times during monsoon since some years as floods have started to submerge their settlement, destroy crops and damage roads.

Monsoon batters Saptari, inundates over 125 houses

Published On: June 25, 2016 02:10 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, June 25:   The continuing monsoon has wreaked havoc on the southern part of Saptari district, inundating over 125 houses on Saturday morning.

Monsoon-fed rivulets wreak havoc on Chandranahar

Published On: June 25, 2016 12:11 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, June   25: The monsoon, which has been continuing for the last few days, has damaged Chandranahar, the oldest irrigation system of the country in Saptari district.

People living in island village under risk of floods

Published On: June 23, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, June 23: Locals living in an island village in Saptari district have become terrified with the increasing level of water in the Saptakoshi River.

SP leader arrested on charge of sexual abuse, attempted trafficking

Published On: June 19, 2016 09:11 PM NPT By: Jitendra Kumar Jha

RAJBIRAJ, June 19: Saptari police has arrested Yasbant Singh, former general secretary of Sadbhwana Party (SP), on the charge of sexually abusing and trying to traffic a woman.