BIRGUNJ, Sept 3: Basruddin Ansari, who during his tenure as the managing director of the Birgunj-based National Medical College evaded over Rs 90 million in taxes, has been fielded by the CPN-UML as its candidate for the post of Birgunj Metropolitan City of Parsa district.
BIRGUNJ, August 26: Ahead of the third round of local elections, leaders of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have been divided into two factions and clashes have ensued among themselves over the selection of mayoral candidates.
BIRGUNJ, August 16: Hari Narayan Rauniyar who reached Birgunj of Parsa at around 3 pm on Monday carrying relief materials for the flood victims could not stop tears falling from his eyes after seeing their miserable condition. He had to distance himself from the crowd in order to hide his tears.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 12: The import of tobacco via Birgunj border has increased by 68 percent in Fiscal Year 2016/17, in comparison with the previous fiscal year. According to the Birgunj Custom Office, 7, 803 tons of tobacco entered via Birgunj border in FY2016/17 while only 1,128 tons had entered in FY2015/16.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 1: More than 96 percent of containers that enter Nepal carrying third-country imports from Indian port have been returning to India empty for the past 13 years as they do not get goods for the return leg.
BIRGUNJ, July 15: Kushumi Devi Patel, the mother of martyr Shatrudhan Patel, on Saturday filed a written complaint against the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) claiming that the political party has erected her son's statue without consulting her even once.
BIRGUNJ, July 10: Transmission line with 132 KV capacity between the Indian bordering city of Raxaul to Parwanipur of Parsa district in Nepal has yet to start even after six months of its construction and successful test transmission. Nepal Electricity Authority had declared last December that the transmission line was ready for supply of electricity.
BIRGUNJ, July 7: Election fervor has returned in the districts of Province-2 after the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has taken a decision of registering the party to vie in the upcoming local elections. The party has finally taken the decision of registering the party with the Election Commission (EC) and has hinted at gradually pressing the government to fulfill its demands. However, the party is yet to go to the EC for the registration.
BIRGUNJ: Though Birgunj had only a few fitness clubs some years back, the city now has more than a hundred such clubs and gym houses. Among them, more than two dozen are running in a well managed and professional manner.
BIRGUNJ, June 26: Raxaul Railway Station - the point through which cement companies in Birgunj-Pathaliya Corridor import raw materials like clinker, gypsum, slag and fly ash -- has increased demurrage chare by up to six times.
BIRGUNJ, June 11: The import of transformers in the country has drastically increased in this fiscal year in comparison to the last fiscal year. The import of transformers via Birgunj border in the first ten months of the current fiscal year has increased by 82 percent in comparison to the same period of the last fiscal year.