Ritesh Tripathi

The contributor for Republica.

Public outcry over decision to lease public land to ruling party

Published On: August 25, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 25: The decision of local authorities of Parsa to approve the lease of Rs 80 million worth of unregistered land previously used by Birgunj Sugar Factory to CPN (Maoist Center) has ignited widespread protests from the locals of the district.

Family, neighbors 'torture' woman for 16 years

Published On: August 24, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 24: Hundreds of bruises and scars on her body are easily noticeable. Those were the imprints left by abuse and violence she endured from her family members and neighbors over the past sixteen years.

Vizag port officials meet Birgunj traders

Published On: August 5, 2016 01:15 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 5: Traders of Birgunj on Thursday held a discussion with officials of Visakhapatnam port aka Vizag port on the prospect of bringing the port in operation for Nepal's third country trade.

Sharp fall in imports thru Birgunj in FY2015/16

Published On: July 27, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 27: Import of major commodities through Birgunj customs fell drastically in Fiscal Year 2015/16.

Floodwaters inundate Birgunj

Published On: July 26, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 26: Various localities of the Birgunj Sub-Metropolitan City in Parsa district have been inundated by floodwaters since the last few days. According to locals, damage caused by floods this year has exceeded that of the previous years.

Extension of Raxaul station godown opening hours to cost importers dear

Published On: July 21, 2016 09:39 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 22: A recent decision of Indian Railways to extend load unload time at its Raxaul station has worried Nepali importers as such decision would mean additional fine for them.

Agitating doctors close health facilities in Birgunj

Published On: June 19, 2016 09:45 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, June 19: Local patients have been deprived of treatment at health facilities in Birgunj after doctors started protesting the recent arrest of their colleagues.