Bhim Chapagain



Labor and employment minister promises minimum wage to tea laborers in Ilam

May 18, 2019 08:02 AM

ILAM, May 18: Minister for Labor, Employment, and Social Security Gokarna Bista on Friday assured tea laborers of Ilam that they will be paid the minimum wage.

Tea factories agree to pay laborers minimum wage

April 17, 2019 09:19 AM

ILAM, April 17: Tea factories in Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam have expressed commitment to implement minimum pay fixed by the government for the time being. Owners of tea factories, however, have said that they will launch protest against the government if their demands are not addressed.

Skills learned abroad giving good returns at home

April 1, 2019 02:30 AM

ILAM, April 1: Some returnee migrant workers in Ilam have set examples. They are not going to go back, but are instead working happily on their enterprises.

Tea workers announce protests ahead of plucking season

March 27, 2019 07:53 AM

ILAM, March 27: Tea workers of eastern Nepal have announced to launch protest against their employers, demanding implementation of the minimum wage fixed by the government. The indefinite protest will begin from Sunday.

DPHO officials spending days under sun in lack of work

February 16, 2019 10:13 AM

ILAM, Feb 16: After restructuring the government in the new federal setup, a large number of government bodies based in the district headquarters were brought under the jurisdiction of the local government. However, there is still confusion over the authority of the District Public Health Office (DPHO), Ilam.

DPHO officials spending days under sun in lack of work

February 16, 2019 01:04 AM

ILAM, Feb 15: After restructuring the government in the new federal setup, a large number of government bodies based in the district headquarters were brought under the jurisdiction of the local government. However, there is still confusion over the authority of the District Public Health Office (DPHO), Ilam.

Lack of legal clarity hinders local bodies’ performance

February 5, 2019 10:01 AM

ILAM, Feb 5: People have huge expectations from the local government regarding development and even for finding solutions to a wide range of legal issues

Dr KC’s pneumonia worsens

January 16, 2019 07:51 AM

ILAM, Jan 16: With the pneumonia of his right lungs continuously worsening, Dr Govinda KC’s condition has deteriorated further on the seventh day of his fast-unto-death strike.

Dr KC taken to Ilam Hospital as his condition deteriorates

January 15, 2019 09:48 AM

ILAM, Jan 15: Caretakers on Monday morning transferred Dr Govinda KC to Ilam Hospital from the site of his latest fast-unto-death at Phulgachhi.

Better-equipped hospital prescribed for Dr KC as his condition getting critical

January 14, 2019 18:30 PM

ILAM, Jan 14: Senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Dr Govinda KC has been prescribed a better-equipped hospital after his condition deteriorated.

Medics feel the need to transfer Dr. KC to ICU soon

January 14, 2019 11:38 AM

ILAM, Jan 14: Amid quick deterioration of Dr. Govinda KC's health condition, doctors fear that he might soon be shifted to a hospital that provides intensive care -- a specialty the Ilam Hospital currently lacks, according to Dr. Bijendra Kumar Shah.

Dr Govinda KC admitted to hospital

January 14, 2019 11:00 AM

ILAM, Jan 14: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC was admitted to District Hospital in Ilam on Monday morning with complaints of breathing difficulty, doctors involved in the treatment said.

Deteriorating health of Dr KC fails to grab government attention

January 13, 2019 08:10 AM

ILAM, Jan 13: On the fourth day of his fast-unto-death, Dr Govinda KC struggled to sit with his back straight due to weakness.

Dr KC's health condition deteriorating ; govt still indifferent

January 12, 2019 18:54 PM

ILAM, Jan 12: The government has been indifferent toward Dr Govinda KC who has been staging hunger strike for the last four days at the district headquarters, Ilam.

Dr. KC shows low blood glucose level on 3rd day of fast

January 12, 2019 06:05 AM

ILAM, Jan 12: On the third day of his 16th fast-unto-death, Dr. Govinda KC is suffering from decreasing levels of glucose in the blood. Doctors from Ilam District Hospital had examined him after the medical education reform crusader started sweating and struggling with chest pain Friday morning.

Dr KC starts 16th fast-unto-death

January 10, 2019 07:00 AM

ILAM, Jan 10: Dr Govinda KC started his 16th fast-unto-death in Ilam district on Wednesday evening protesting against the passage of the National Medical Education Bill by the parliament’s Education and Health Committee in violation of an agreement reached with him.

New trekking route to Kanchanjunga Base Camp explored

December 24, 2018 11:22 AM

ILAM, Dec 24: A team of experts has explored a new trekking trail to Kanchanjunga Base Camp in Taplejung district from Pashupatinagar -- a marketplace near Nepal-India border in Ilam district.

Limbu language declared official language

December 1, 2018 08:10 AM

ILAM, Nov Dec 1: Limbu language that is written in Sirijanga script has been declared official language by Mangsebung Rural Municipality - 5. Perhaps this is the first time an ethnic language has received the status of official language in the country.

Foreign buyers looking for variety in Nepali tea

November 25, 2018 10:07 AM

ILAM, Nov 25: Foreign consumers of Nepali tea, who used to be interested in buying any type of organic tea from Nepal, have started looking for diversity in products, according to tea entrepreneurs.

Two killed, four injured in Ilam jeep fall

November 22, 2018 19:09 PM

ILAM, Nov 22: Two people died and four others sustained injuries when a jeep heading to Shantidanda from Ilam Bazaar veered off and fell some 100 meters down the road at Sankhejung on Thursday.