Bhim Chapagain

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Kiwi fruit brings prosperity to farmers

Published On: July 9, 2016 07:12 AM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

Tekbahadur Bista of Sakhejung village has been farming kiwi for the last seven years. When he started, Bista had no exact idea how well his new venture would pay him off.

Inmates suffering in dilapidated, congested prisons

Published On: July 7, 2016 09:00 AM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, June 7: Thirteen inmates in Jhapa district prison recently fell unconscious due to scorching heat. They regained consciousness only after prison staffs and other inmate sprinkled water and fanned them with paper. These are common problem for the prison’s staff and its inmates during hot days.

Breaking the barrier, Ilam school offers Sanskrit education to all

Published On: July 5, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, July 5: Gone are the days when only Brahmins could read Sanskrit, only Janajatis could pursue Buddhist education and those from Kirant communities could go through the holy book of Kirant. Unlike in the past, anyone regardless of caste, creed, religion, sex and community can now read those holy books in order to gain knowledge. Toribari, situated at Barbote VDC ward number one in Ilam district, illustrates the paradigm shift.

Lack of immigration facilities depriving Ilam of tourists

Published On: June 20, 2016 02:11 AM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, June 20: Millions of tourists visit Darjeeling every year. Ilam is not far away from Darjeeling, nor is it any less beautiful, according to visitors. However, lack of immigration department in the border keeps them from making the pristine location their next destination, locals feel.

Police detain 20 trucks, 4 drivers

Published On: June 18, 2016 05:15 PM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, June 18 : Police have detained 4 drivers impounding 20 trucks in different places of Mechi Highway, accusing them of carrying wood logs to supply them without any legal papers.