RAUTAHAT, Aug 27: Locals have accused Pappu Construction for Saturday’s boat capsize in Lalbakaiya River of Rautahat. At least two people were killed and three are missing. Locals said the contractor’s failure to complete the construction of a bridge over the Lalbakaiya River on time forced people to use boat to cross the river so the contractor was also responsible for the accident.
RAUTAHAT, Aug 27: On Saturday, Dinesh Patel of Gaur Municipality-4, Rautahat, was preparing for Rakshya Bandhan, the festival which celebrates the bond and trust between brothers and sisters. He was waiting for his sister Runadevi to return to her maternal home from Ishnath Municipality-3, which is around four kilometers away. She had set off for her maternal home on Saturday evening with her youngest son.
RATUTAHAT, Aug 26: Total 21 people were rescued whereas, five are still missing after a boat capsized in the swollen Lalbakaiya River in Rautahat, Saturday evening. Searching operation of those missing has been intensified witrh the help of security personnel and locals informed local administration.
RAUTAHAT, Aug 21: At a time when local governments across the country are being criticized for collecting hefty taxes from the people, a municipality in Rautahat has raised eyebrows for providing dozens of services free of cost.
RAUTAHAT, Aug 8: Continuous rainfall in the Chure range has significantly increased the level of water in two rivers of Rautahat. The rivers have started eroding the agricultural land near their embankments, creating panic among the locals residing near the river banks.
RAUTAHAT, July 8: An unidentified group shot a gun and nabbed a motorcycle, cash and a mobile of Kishor Sah Kanu. Sanu, a resident of Suwarna rural municipality-8 of Bara was shot near Lalbakhaiya river bank in Dewahi Gonahi municipality-4 of the district.
RAUTAHAT, July 1: With the start of monsoon, locals of dozens of villages prone to floods in Rautahat are in a state of constant fear. As more than two dozen places from where the Bagmati and Lalbakaiya rivers breached their embankments are yet to be repaired, the locals are now panicked that the massive floods like last year will repeat this year also.
RAUTAHAT, June 21: Lawmaker of Rautahat Constituency-3, Prabhu Sah has distributed gas cylinders to every house-hold free of cost as part of his campaign to declare kitchens smoke free in his constituency.
RAUTAHAT, June 11: An abducted child in Rautahat was found dead early morning today on the shore of Bagmati River, 15 kilometer away from Gadimai municipality-5. Yuvaraj Shah, the 12 year son of doctor Dilip Shah of Katahariya Municipality – 9 was shot dead by his captors, according to police.
Although floods are not a new phenomenon in the Tarai belt, prevention measures are hardly taken to avert or minimize crisis. In lack of such measures, hundreds of people are affected by floods every year.
BIRGUNJ, Jun 8: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has brought contractor to staffers under the purview of investigation after the Babai Bridge caved in at Jabdighat in Bardiya.
RAUTAHAT, May 29:As the monsoon is just around the corner, the embankment damaged by the ravaging flood originated from Lal Bakaiya River last August is finally being reconstructed. The flood had destroyed the structures in both sides of the river.
RAUTAHAT, May 27: Nepal Police has nabbed three Indian security personnel and an Indian citizen for illegally entering Nepal to arrest a Nepali entrepreneur. They were detained while returning to India with the arrested person from Gaur’s border point in Rautahat district on Saturday. Police also impounded a jeep used by the Indian police.