Madan Thakur

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Chickenpox outbreak in Gadhimai

Published On: April 20, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, April 20: Dozens of locals in Gadhimai rural municipality, Rautahat district, have been infected with chickenpox, which has been spreading in various villages of the municipality over the last one week.

Farmers outraged as sugar mill delays payment

Published On: April 17, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, April 17: Failure of the Garuda-based Shreeram Sugar Mill to release payment has outraged local sugarcane farmers.

18 persons injured in altercation over land issue in Rauthat

Published On: April 16, 2017 08:48 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTHAT, April 16: 18 persons have sustained injuries in an altercation that broke out over land issue on Sunday morning at Ghusukpurtol, Ward-7 of Maulapur Rural Municipality.

A Dalit caste’s struggle for toilet

Published On: April 6, 2017 08:51 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, April 6: Bishwanath Malli of Gaur - 11 has a dream. He wants a beautiful house and a good toilet. However, since he belongs to a Dalit community, who are referred to as ‘Doom’ in the locality, construction workers refuse to build his family’ toilet.

Local leaders in stiff competition for poll candidacy

Published On: March 28, 2017 08:35 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, March 28: With the May 14 local elections on the horizon, local leaders of the major political parties in Rautahat are in a tough competition to get candidacy for the upcoming polls.

Health Minister Thapa observes health camp in Rauthat

Published On: March 24, 2017 02:17 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTHAT, March 24: Health Minister Gagan Thapa has arrived in Rauthat on Friday Morning to observes seven day  Health Camps run by Nepal Army in coordination with Health Ministry for the poor.

MoH, Nepal Army starts free health camp in Rautahat (photo feature)

Published On: March 21, 2017 02:57 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, March 21: Ministry of Health and Nepal Army jointly started a week long Mobile Intensive Health Camp in Gaur, Rautahat on Tuesday. The health camp has provided free treatment facilities to the locals.

No election if federal delineation is ignored : Yadav

Published On: March 18, 2017 03:55 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, March 18: Chairman of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSF-N) has accused the government for ignoring the demand of Madheshi, indigenous, Dalit, marginalized and backward community and being reluctant for the constitution amendment.

Locals are in fear of possible violence in Garuda

Published On: March 5, 2017 10:01 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, March 5:  Locals of Garuda of the district are in fright as CPN-UML and Unified Democratic Madheshi Front are preparing to hold the mass program in the same day.

UDMF cadres clash with Police in their attempt to disrupt UML program

Published On: February 26, 2017 05:05 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Feb 26: Cadres of the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) staged a demonstration in an attempt to disrupt a mass meeting of CPN-UML, which led to a clash in Gaur, Rautahat.

Police not taking VAW cases seriously: Victims

Published On: February 22, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Feb 22: Thirty-five-year-old Champa Devi Bhagat of Matsari VDC-7 was thrashed by Rakesh Dhani of the same locality last Saturday. Bhagat says Dhani had attacked her 'without any reason'.

Youth arrested with 600 tablets of nitravet

Published On: February 18, 2017 03:50 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Feb 18: Police have arrested a youth with 600 tablets of nitravet from a market boarding India.

Advocacy at 11 courts disrupted as agitation continues

Published On: February 4, 2017 05:43 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

BIRGUNJ, Feb 4: The agitating lawyers have halted eight district courts and benches of the three high courts in the Tarai region protesting the appointment of 80 judges in high courts arguing that the appointment breaches the Constitution of Nepal 2072 BS and the Judicial Council Act.

Rautahat CCI convention adjourned over candidate’s death

Published On: February 4, 2017 01:31 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Feb 4: The convention of Rautahat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI), scheduled for today has been adjourned over the untimely demise of the RCCI member Shree Prakash Thakur.

Local polls will be held in April-May: Deuba

Published On: January 22, 2017 05:36 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 22: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that local elections will be held in April-May.

Police confiscate weapons and wildlife parts from forest guard's house

Published On: January 17, 2017 07:59 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 17: Police on Tuesday raided a forester’s house and seized a large amount of improvised explosive devices along with weapons in the district.

Rautahat sugarcane farmers offered cash for first time in a decade

Published On: January 17, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 17: Sugarcane farmers in Rautahat have received instant payment from mills for the first time in a decade.

CIAA takes up Rautahat forest encroachment

Published On: January 14, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 14: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse and Authority (CIAA) and other concerned government offices have begun investigation into the encroachment of forest land in Rautahat.

100 bigha forest land encroached in Rautahat

Published On: January 12, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 12: Some 106 bigha of forest land in Rautahat district has been illegaly registered in the names of  various individuals, it has been learnt. Forest land in wards number 3, 4 and 5 of Rangpur VDC, Rautahat, has come into the ownership of some private individuals who bribed forest officials, according to the district land reform office.

Three killed in Rautahat road accidents

Published On: January 10, 2017 10:54 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 10: Three persons were killed in separate tractor accidents in the district on Tuesday.