Ritesh Tripathi

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Tight screening measures affect cargo clearance at Kolkata port

Published On: March 28, 2017 09:08 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, March 28: Cargo clearance process at the Kolkata port of India is getting delayed as port authorities are thoroughly scanning foreign cargoes coming via the port on the request of Indian intelligence agencies.

Madhesi leaders smear DCC signboard with black liquid

Published On: March 20, 2017 12:26 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, March 20: Madhesh-based parties have put black ink-like liquid substance over the façade of the signboard of District Coordination Committee(formerly District Development Committee) to cover the words signifying the recent restructuring of local administrative bodies on Sunday morning.

Sever ties with fraudulent agents in Kolkata port, importers told

Published On: March 9, 2017 09:57 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, March 9: It has been revealed that container handling agents (CHAs), who represent Nepali importers at Kolkata port, are involved in fraudulent activities.

Pro-UDMF students torch Thakur Ram College office

Published On: February 24, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 24: Student unions affiliated to the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and opposed to elections of the Free Students Union scheduled for March 1, have set fire to the office of assistant chief of Thakur Ram Multiple College in Birgunj on Thursday.

Rise in lending rates hits import, revenue

Published On: February 20, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 20: The impact of rise in lending rates of bank and financial institutions (BFIs) has been felt in revenue collection.

Parcels stuck during Indian blockade finally reach Nepal

Published On: February 14, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 14: The 134 days of protest by the Madhes-based parties about one and a half years ago had not only affected business and enterprise but also left parcels and important paperwork entering Nepal from India and other countries stuck on the other side of the border.

Preparation in full swing to bring Birgunj ICP into operation

Published On: February 11, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 11: Preparations are in full swing to bring the Integrated Check Post (ICP) in Birgunj into operation.

Tiger injures 10 in Parsa

Published On: February 8, 2017 08:05 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 8: A tiger which had strayed into a village in Parsa on Tuesday morning was shot dead by the security personnel late in the afternoon following a four-hour battle to control the beast. The tiger injured 10 people, including some policemen, despite being hit by a bullet. It succumbed to the injuries later.

New-born lost from Narayani Sub-regional Hospital found after two days

Published On: February 6, 2017 08:55 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 6: A newborn baby, who had disappeared from Birgunj-based Narayani Sub-regional Hospital, has been recovered from Belwa of Parsa district two days later on Sunday.

Stolen from Birgunj hospital, neonate found after 3 days

Published On: February 5, 2017 05:40 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

Birgunj, Feb 5: The newborn baby, who was stolen from the maternity ward of the Birgunj-based Narayani Sub Regional Hospital on Friday afternoon, has been found in Belwa of Parsa district.

Narayani Sub Regional Hospital tense after newborn disappears

Published On: February 3, 2017 05:50 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 3: Narayani Sub Regional Hospital remained tense throughout the day after a newly born baby disappeared from the maternity ward on Friday.

Police confiscate timber worth Rs 1 million

Published On: January 4, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Jan 4: Police in Birgunj confiscated 30 logs while being smuggled from a protected forest on Monday.

4 rounds of shots to detain inebriated driver

Published On: December 23, 2016 06:30 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 23: Police fired four rounds of shots to take a inebriated truck-driver under control at Birgunj on Thursday evening.

Trade through Birgunj resumes as Raxaul locals call off protest

Published On: December 12, 2016 09:35 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 13: Locals of Raxaul, an Indian town along bordering Birgunj, have ended the sit-in that they had been staging at the Raxaul-based Indian Customs Office from Monday noon.

Raxaul locals obstruct entry of raw materials-laden trucks to Nepal

Published On: December 11, 2016 04:44 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 11: Raxaul locals have obstructed the entry of the trucks laden with raw materials to Nepal through the border entry point staging a sit-in near the Indian Customs Office since Sunday morning.

Jewelry worth Rs 4 million stolen from Birgunj bank

Published On: November 29, 2016 09:35 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 28: Gold and silver jewelry worth Rs 4 million were stolen from the safe of Bhanumarga-based Agricultural Development Bank in Birgunj on Sundaay night.

Gold, silver jewelleries worth Rs 4 m robbed from Birgunj bank

Published On: November 28, 2016 07:16 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 28: Robbers broke into Agricultural Development Bank near Bhanumarg in Birgunj and decamped with gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 4 million from the bank locker on Sunday evening.

Chhath, festival of harmony and coexistence, begins

Published On: November 4, 2016 10:00 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

KATHMANDU, Nov. 4: The Chhath festival observed as common cultural symbol of the Tarai is being celebrated as per religious tradition and much fanfare starting from today.

Increased smuggling of raw leather bleeding domestic factories

Published On: October 4, 2016 08:51 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Oct 3: The domestic leather industry is facing trouble after the increase in trafficking of raw leather -- the export of which has been restricted -- out of the country.

Docs cleared of charges related to fake academic credentials

Published On: September 22, 2016 05:21 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 22: The District Court of Parsa on Wednesday dismissed cases filed against eight doctors by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police of using bogus credentials to become doctors.