Ritesh Tripathi

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Three boys arrested for raping a minor

Published On: July 25, 2022 02:00 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 25: Three boys including a minor have been arrested by police on the charge of raping and murdering a four years old girl.

Farmers in Parsa suffer as they wait for monsoon rainfall for planting paddy

Published On: July 19, 2022 04:25 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 19: Even at the end of June, about 30,000 hectares of fields were still empty in Parsa where 80 percent of the planting should have been complete by now. About 17.5 thousand hectares of fields that had been planted with pump sets have cracks. Even though the fields that are left to be planted have been dug up and cleared, the planting has not begun yet. On the other hand, the seeds in the bed are about to dry up and perish. This year, many fields in Parsa have not witnessed planting even in the middle of the planting season.

Arson at Thakur Ram Multiple Campus

Published On: July 17, 2022 12:24 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 17: A group set fire to the Thakur Ram Multipurpose Campus in Adarsh Nagar, Birgunj on Saturday. Protesting against the shifting of the examination center, some students of the campus set fire to the campus on Friday.

69 leaders including two CC members quit JSP

Published On: July 16, 2022 03:00 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 16: Two days after the party held its Central Committee (CC) in Birgunj, a total of 69 leaders including two CC members of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) have quit the party.

Police retrieve 14-yr-old girl’s body from funeral pyre, suspecting 'honor killing'

Published On: July 1, 2022 01:25 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 1: Police retrieved the half-burnt body of a 14-year-old girl from her funeral pyre at Chhapkaiya Tole in Parsa's Bahudarmai Municipality-7 on Wednesday night, suspecting ‘honor killing’ by her parents.

Birgunj Customs collects Rs 236.31 billion as revenue

Published On: June 27, 2022 03:07 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

KATHMANDU, June 27: More than Rs 234.93 billion has been collected as revenue from the two customs offices in Birgunj in the first 11 months of the current fiscal year. The amount has been raised through the Birgunj Customs Office (BCO), the country's largest commercial port, and the Dryport Customs Office, which is connected to the international waterway transit network through the Indian Railways.

NC, UML candidates elected Ward Chairs in Pokhariya Municipality

Published On: May 15, 2022 10:23 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, May 15: CPN-UML candidate has won Ward Chairmanship of Pokhariya Municipality Ward Number 1 of Parsa while Nepali Congress candidate secured victory  in Ward no. 10.

Ruling coalition mayoral candidate Singh leads by double votes in Birgunj

Published On: May 15, 2022 09:25 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, May 15: In Birgunj –the only metropolitan city of Madhesh Pradesh–, Rajeshman Singh, the mayoral candidate from the ruling five-party alliance, is ahead of CPN-UML candidate Bijay Kumar Sarawagi by double votes.

Unified Socialist Chairperson Nepal suggests postponing MCC agreement till election

Published On: February 12, 2022 09:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 12: CPN (United Socialist) Chairperson Madhav Kumar Nepal has neither supported nor opposed the MCC. He has instead suggested postponing the parliamentary ratification of the MCC deal until the next election.

Oli addresses political rally in Parsa after a decade

Published On: December 24, 2021 02:35 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 24: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has participated in a public event in Parsa after nearly a decade.

Mobile Citizenship Support Center launched

Published On: September 9, 2021 02:59 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 9: A Mobile Citizenship Support Center is being launched in Sarlahi of Province 2 on Thursday. The campaign has been started to help those who have been living in Nepal for generations but do not have citizenship certificates due to lack of information.

Export of refined oil up 350 percent

Published On: August 6, 2021 11:55 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, August 6: The export of refined edible oil from Birgunj, the main trade gateway of the country, increased by nearly 350 percent in the fiscal year 2020/21 as compared to the previous year. According to the Birgunj Customs Office, soybean and sunflower oil worth Rs 38 billion was exported through this point in 2020/21.

High level investigation on rape and murder of Nepali teenager begins in India; Police Chief suspended

Published On: February 12, 2021 03:03 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

PURVI CHAMPARAN, Feb 12: A high-level investigation has been launched into the murder of a 13-year-old Nepali girl in Kundawa Chainpur Bazar of East Champaran, an Indian district bordering Nepal. A special investigation team formed by the East Champaran District Police Office, under the leadership of Deputy Superintendent of Police Shivendra Kumar Anubhavi, on Thursday conducted a special investigation into the area where the incident took place.

Third country import declines by 20 pc

Published On: December 13, 2020 11:25 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 13: The volume of import to Nepal from third countries has declined by 20.41 percent. According to the latest data from the Kolkata Port in West Bengal, Haldia Port in Kolkata and the privately-managed port of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, lately the import of container cargo has declined.

Birgunj expresses Solidarity with Dr KC

Published On: October 8, 2020 08:02 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Oct 8: Different groups have staged demonstrations in Birgunj to express their solidarity with the ongoing hunger strike of senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC.

COVID-19 death tally hits 41 in Parsa

Published On: September 5, 2020 07:22 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

Two more people succumb to COVID-19

Birgunj reports three new COVID-19 deaths

Published On: September 1, 2020 03:40 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 1: Three patients who were undergoing treatment at different hospitals here in Birgunj died due to COVID-19 infection.

Parsa reports two more COVID-19 related deaths, 112 new cases of coronavirus

Published On: August 19, 2020 02:39 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 19: Parsa district has reported two more COVID-19 related deaths and 112 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday.

98 more test positive for COVID-19 in Parsa

Published On: August 17, 2020 12:52 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 17: As many as 98 positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were confirmed in Parsa district on Monday.

70 more test positive for COVID-19 in Birgunj

Published On: August 11, 2020 12:41 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 11: As many as 70 more individuals tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the course of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests conducted at Narayani Hospital, Birgunj.