Ritesh Tripathi

The contributor for Republica.

Smugglers attack police in Parsa

Published On: December 19, 2018 10:13 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 19: Smugglers allegedly from India on Monday thrashed three security personnel including the in-charge of Padepur police post in Jagarnathpur Rural Municipality-1 of Parsa.

Birgunj to install 6 CCTV cameras on border

Published On: November 17, 2018 04:20 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 17: The movement of people and vehicles at Birgunj, one of the major checkpoints along Nepal-India border is to be monitored by six CCTV cameras.

‘Illegal’ private transformers troubling pedestrians

Published On: September 30, 2018 07:41 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRJUNG, Sept 30: Random installation of private transformers on the roadsides of Birgunj is troubling pedestrians and vehicles, as several bank, hotels, industries and business organizations have installed transformers on roadside footpaths. Nepal Electric Authority (NEA) is supplying electricity on such illegally installed transformers.

No felling of trees before DPR: Chief Minister Raut

Published On: September 29, 2018 01:05 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 29: Province 2 Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut has stated that he will not allow the felling of trees before the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the country's second international airport being built in Bara is prepared.

Millions gutted by fire in Birgunj

Published On: September 17, 2018 11:29 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 17: A fire at Malaku Soap and Chemical Industries at Birgunj-Patlaiya Industrial Corridor was brought into control after around two and half hours.

Govt lifts seal from Nimbus Group’s Probiotech Industries

Published On: September 16, 2018 07:02 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 16: The government removed the seal from the plant of Nimbus Group's Probiotech Industries Pvt Ltd, on Friday. The Birgunj-based plant was sealed by the government following an inspection by a team led by Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Yadav.

Construction of country’s major trade route delayed

Published On: September 8, 2018 07:37 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 8: Construction of the Birgunj-Pathalaiya road section, a major trade route of the country, has seen only 50 percent progress so far, although the deadline as per an agreement between the government and the construction companies has already expired.

Beverage imports on the rise

Published On: August 20, 2018 09:36 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 20: Import of beverages to the country is increasing with every passing year.

Parsa farmers complete paddy transplantation

Published On: August 13, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ Aug 13: Paddy transplantation has been completed in Parsa district.Technicians of the District Agriculture Development Office (DAO) informed that transplantation of this staple crop completed on time this year due to sufficient rainfall as well as easy availability of seeds and workforce.

Government committed to creating investment friendly environment: Dahal

Published On: August 8, 2018 09:49 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 8: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leader Pushpa Kamal Dahal has stated that it was the responsibility of the government to create environment conducive to usher in economic prosperity in the country.

Black pepper imports through Birgunj jump six-fold

Published On: August 6, 2018 09:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 6: Pepper imports through Birgunj Customs Office jumped more than six folds in Fiscal Year 2017/18 ending in mid-July.

Import of auto-rickshaw via Birgunj up by 74 percent

Published On: August 5, 2018 07:35 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 5: Though the country has adopted a policy of using mass transit, the import of small vehicles is seen to be growing unabated.The import figure of the three-wheeler, locally known as tempo, via Birgunj jumped by 74 percent to 8,682 units in the Fiscal Year 2017/18, compared to the previous year. The total cost of these vehicles was Rs 1.28 billion. In the previous year, 4,989 units were imported.

Locals suspect irregularities in nutrition program

Published On: August 2, 2018 09:10 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Aug 2: Rabita Devi, 22, was busy with her household chores when a few officials from her rural municipality’s office approached her on Tuesday afternoon. They handed over three chicks and Rs 500 to her. A resident of Pakahamainpur Rural Municipality, she was surprised with the gifts.

Business community take to the streets in Birgunj

Published On: July 30, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 30:  Business community of Birgunj took to the streets on Sunday to protest hike in different tax rates by Birgunj Metropolitan City.

Two officials caught red-handed while taking bribe

Published On: July 27, 2018 08:50 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

PARSA, July 27: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today caught two government officials red-handed while taking bribe from service seekers in Birgunj, Parsa.

Two arrested with the bribe

Published On: July 27, 2018 02:38 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 27: A team formed under the Commision for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority  (CIAA), Hetauda caught two people red-handed with 110 thousand from Dhobini rural municipality of Parsa.

Tigers terrorize Parsa settlement yet again

Published On: July 27, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 27: Ekdarwa village of Sakhuwa Prasouni Rural Municipality in Parsa district is yet again being terrorized by tigers entering the settlement from the Parsa National Park.

Birgunj customs mobilizes Rs 161 billion in revenue

Published On: July 18, 2018 08:34 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 18: Birgunj Customs Office, the largest customs point of the country, mobilized Rs 161 billion in revenue under different headings in Fiscal Year 2017/18. The revenue figure also includes revenue collected by Dry Port Customs Office.

National Medical College in tax row

Published On: July 6, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 6: Birgunj Metropolitan City (BMC) has collected just Rs 49.4 million as integrated property tax on National Medical College of Birgunj-18, instead of the previously calculated amount of Rs. 103.8 million.

First rainfall inundates Birgunj (with photos and video)

Published On: July 2, 2018 04:30 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, July 2: The first rainfall at Birgunj has flooded main city area and other parts of the districts, including Ranighat, Tripur, Panityanki, Nagwa, Bhisuwa, Ramgadawa, Birta, Chapkaiya and Adarshanagar.