Madan Thakur

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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.

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.