Madan Thakur

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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.

Trained dogs ensuring security at border

Published On: March 21, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, March 21: In order to avoid serious crimes during the festival of Holi, the District Police Office (DPO), Rautahat, tightened security and deployed two trained dogs at the border on Wednesday.

Will leave no stone unturned for dev of Madhes: Heavyweights

Published On: March 9, 2019 07:33 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, March 9: Top three leaders of the Nepal Communist Party –Chairpersons KP Sharma Oli, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal have said that they are serious about the development and prosperity of Tarai Madhes.

Six dead bodies recovered within a week in Rautahat

Published On: February 24, 2019 07:51 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Feb 24: Police have recovered six dead bodies from various places of Rautahat within a week, reflecting the poor state of security in the district.

Paroha Municipality gifts bicycles to more than 150 girls

Published On: February 12, 2019 08:00 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Feb 11: Paroha Municipality of Rautahat has started a campaign to gift bicycles to girls studying in various community schools.

Deputy mayor accuses mayor, CAO of embezzlement

Published On: February 6, 2019 09:14 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Feb 6: Deputy mayor of Phatuwa Bijayapur Municipality, Kantidevi Mahato has accused the mayor and the chief administrative officer (CAO) of the local unit of embezzling millions of rupees.

Security beefed up in national forest following rampant smuggling

Published On: February 1, 2019 03:01 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 31: The District Forest Office (DFO), Rautahat has tightened security along the national forest areas following repeated complaints from the locals regarding increasing number of cases of timber smuggling. With this, the DFO has been successful in seizing more than 200 cubic feet of logs and many vehicles used for smuggling purpose in the last one week.

Sugar mills finally begin crushing

Published On: January 20, 2019 10:33 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTHAT, Jan 20: Several sugar mills across the country have resumed operation, few days after the government fixed sugarcane price.

Sword believed to be from Anglo-Nepal war found in Rautahat

Published On: January 1, 2019 07:17 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Jan 1: Locals of Samanpur in Gadhimai Municipality, Rautahat district are excited after unearthing of an ancient sword, which they believe could have been used by Nepali soldiers fighting the British troops during the Anglo-Nepal war nearly 200 years ago.

Give birth to a girl, get insurance of Rs 100,000: CM Raut

Published On: December 30, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Dec 30: In view of implementing the 'Beti Bachau, Beti Padhau' (save girl, educate girl) campaign launched by Province 2 government, Chief Minister Mohammad Lalbabu Raut on Saturday announced that the provincial government will cover the cost of insurance worth Rs 100,000 for every girl born from mid-January onward.

Police impound four vehicles used for illegal excavation

Published On: November 22, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Nov 22: Shiva Shankar Crusher Plant of Garuda Municipality-5, Jhanjhpul extracts gravels, stones and sand full of 22 tippers everyday from the Bagmati River at Ramauli Ghat, which actually falls under the jurisdiction of Brindaban Municipality.

Devotees make offerings to Sun God during Chhath

Published On: November 14, 2018 08:28 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Nov 14: Devotees observed the Chhath festival by making offerings to the setting sun on Tuesday. The festival of goodwill and faith will come to an end after they make the final offering on Wednesday morning.

Thieves steal goods by digging tunnel

Published On: November 12, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Nov 12: A gang of thieves stole goods and cash worth Rs 2 million from four houses in Rautahat on Saturday night. The theft took place in Harshaha Tol of Katahariya Municipality 4. The group of thieves, who still remain unidentified, broke into the four houses by digging tunnels.

Shree Ram Sugar Mills trying to bypass govt’s 5-day deadline to pay farmers

Published On: October 13, 2018 11:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Oct 13: Shree Ram Sugar Mills Limited of Garuda, Rautahat has started meetings with cane farmers to buy time to pay the latter’s dues, following a directive by the government earlier this week to clear all dues within five days.

Four Indians, two others held with firearms near border

Published On: October 13, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Oct 13: Police in Rautahat district on Friday arrested six individuals including four Indian nationals in possession of Chinese pistols and their magazines.A police team on a regular patrol had arrested the six from the Nepal-India border. According to police, the police team led by Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishna Kumar Basnet from the District Police Office (DPO) caught them from the no man's land near Paroha Municipality-8, Motipur while they were smoking hashish.

CK Raut arrested in Gaur

Published On: October 7, 2018 05:20 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Oct 7: Chairman of Free Madhes Alliance CK Raut has been arrested on Sunday afternoon from Gaur.

Arrest warrant issued for proprietor of Pappu Construction

Published On: September 26, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Sept 26: The District Administration Office (DAO), Rautahat on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Sumit Rauniyar, the owner of Pappu Construction, on the charge of failing to complete infrastructure projects in the district on time. Rauniyar is the son of lawmaker Hari Narayan Prasad Rauniyar.

Two new rape cases reported in Rautahat

Published On: September 21, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Sept 21: Two new cases of rape have been revealed in Rautahat district of tarai. Two rape cases were reported last week while the two new cases were reported in the district in last two days.

2 Nepali pilgrims die in India

Published On: September 8, 2018 08:34 PM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Sept 8: Two Nepali people, who had gone on a pilgrimage to Babadham of India, died in separate separates on Friday.

Locals have sleepless nights due to fear of flood

Published On: September 2, 2018 08:39 AM NPT By: Madan Thakur

RAUTAHAT, Sept 2: The residents of a village in Rautahat have been forced to stay awake at night due to the fear of flood. The people of Badharwa village which is on the western bank of the Bagmati River have been staying awake all night due to the fear of flood. The members of about 300 households in Bhagwati Rural Municipality-5 have been staying in the dam throughout the night for many years now during the monsoon season.