Madan Thakur

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One shot dead as police open fire on agitating mob in Sarlahi

Published On: June 30, 2019 06:45 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

SARLAHI, June 30: A demonstrator was killed and another injured when police opened fire on an agitating mob in Sarlahi.

Two detainees killed in police van accident

Published On: June 25, 2019 07:15 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 25: Two detainees have been killed leaving eight injured in a police van accident in the district on Tuesday.

Ishnath mayor accused of excluding deputy in decision making

Published On: June 23, 2019 07:34 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 23: Husnara Khatun, deputy mayor of Ishnath Municipality, has accused the mayor and the chief administrative officer (CAO) of misappropriating budget funds meant for development projects.

Haphazard widening, blacktopping of roads as fiscal year end nears

Published On: June 23, 2019 03:05 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 23: As the current fiscal year is near about to end, authorities in towns and villages are in a huge rush to complete developmental projects. To prevent freezing of project budget, last-minute implementation of development projects, commonly referred to as ‘Asare bikas,’ is taking place in several areas of Rautahat district.

Exploitation of rivers rampant in Rautahat

Published On: June 17, 2019 10:02 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 17: Exploitation of rivers for gravel and sand continues unabated in Rautahat as the fiscal year-end approaches.

Rautahat local units intensify excavation to spend development budget

Published On: June 17, 2019 09:16 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 17: With the current fiscal year approaching its end, the local units in Rautahat district have intensified extraction of resources from the rivers in order to spend the development budget. Despite being aware about the rampant extraction of resources from the rivers, the authorities concerned have not taken any stringent action.

A year on, family of a minor killed after abduction still awaiting justice

Published On: June 14, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 14: A year since the abduction and subsequent murder of a minor in Rautahat, his family members are still awaiting justice while the perpetrators are still at large.

Two Indian pilgrims killed, 21 injured as truck hits parked bus in Rautahat

Published On: June 11, 2019 11:02 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 11: Two Indian pilgrims were killed while 21 others sustained injuries in a road accident in Rautahat district last night.

Chief Administrative Officer Karki suspended

Published On: June 9, 2019 03:35 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 9: Chief Administrative Officer of Gaur municipality in Rautahat was suspended on Sunday.

Locals take to the street against chief administrative officer in Gaur

Published On: June 9, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, June 9: Locals of Gaur Municipality on Saturday staged a demonstration against the chief administrative officer of the local unit who has refused to leave Gaur despite being transferred five times.

Mayor distribute junk food to students

Published On: May 17, 2019 08:34 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, May 17: The mayor and chief administrative officer of a municipality in Rautahat have distributed noodles to students while inaugurating a mid-day meal program at the local unit.

Woman allegedly murdered for not bringing bed in dowry

Published On: April 30, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, April 30: Family members of a woman in Rautahat have accused her in-laws of murdering their daughter for not bringing a bed in dowry.

Schools being operated in breach of education laws

Published On: April 21, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, April 21: Dozens of schools in Rautahat are being operated breaching the country's laws. The schools have also been granted the permission to run classes till Grade 8 without the permission from the municipalities and rural municipalities concerned.

Chure destruction continues unabated

Published On: April 15, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, April 15: When he was a kid, Krishna Timilsina, a local of Gaitadar village of Rautahat, never saw excavators carrying river mines.

Villagers in Bara still terrified

Published On: April 8, 2019 06:05 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

BARA, April 8: Krishna Sah, 35, of Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan city lost his home to the first ever tornado recorded in Nepal that struck the central part of the southern plains of the nation on March 31. Since then, he has been reduced to spending his nights in the meager segment of the shed originally built for his livestock. With him, his livestock and the relief materials he has received from various agencies cover a majority of the shed.

Mothers breastfeeding newborns on empty stomachs

Published On: April 7, 2019 03:25 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

BARA, April 7: After losing her six years old son to the deadly tornado a week ago, Rekhma Khatun is found wandering places clutching her 20 days old daughter by her chest. Despite crying for a whole week, her eyes are still wet. Her family members try to console her but that further breaks her into tears.

Debts overshadow wedding plans in storm’s wake

Published On: April 5, 2019 07:38 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

BALIRAMPUR (Bara), April 5: Bir Bahadur Sah of Balirampur, Bara had big plans for marrying off his 20-year-old daughter Sima Kumari.

Road obstruction bars wind storm victims from relief materials

Published On: April 4, 2019 03:00 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

BARA, April 4: The victims of Balirampur-13 are yet to receive food and non-food item assistance as the local body is yet to open the Balirampur-Chotkiphulbariya road section.

All eyes on Feta post-storm, other villages feel ignored

Published On: April 4, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

BARA, April 4: Sunday's big storm-ravaged several villages across Bara district, but the eyes of the entire country are fixed only on Feta Rural Municipality.

Woman allegedly beaten to death by her husband

Published On: April 1, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, April 1: Police on Sunday arrested four individuals accused of murdering a woman Rautahat district.