Ritesh Tripathi

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Import via Birgunj dry port increases

Published On: February 3, 2018 09:23 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 3: Imports through Birgunj dry port is seen to be on the rise in recent months. The dry port based in Sirsiya, Birgunj, is the major port for importing goods from third countries.

Super Gas fire victims' families get financial help

Published On: February 3, 2018 03:13 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 2: The family members of those killed in the massive fire at Super Gas Industry at Sukchaina, Birgunj-18, in December last yer have received financial help from various stakeholders of late.

Auto-rickshaw imports through Birgunj doubles in first half of FY2017/18

Published On: January 27, 2018 08:37 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Jan 27: Along with increase in import of vehicles set to hit the road as public vehicles, the import of small vehicles such as three-wheeler auto-rickshaws has also increased. The first half of the Fiscal Year 2017/18 saw import of more than 5,000 auto-rickshaws, which is nearly twice the volume of import compared to FY2016/17.

People protest against gov decision in Birgunj

Published On: January 18, 2018 12:55 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Jan18: As the government has declared Janakpur as the temporary capital of state 2 on Wednesday, people in Birgunj are protesting against the decision of the government.

Call for compensation revision as work on Birgunj-Thori section resumes

Published On: January 3, 2018 11:39 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Jan 3: Locals of Bahuarwa Bhatha of Parsa have asked the government to review compensation for land acquired by the government for the Birgunj-Thori section of Hulaki Rajmarga.

High-level panel visits Birgunj inferno site

Published On: December 28, 2017 05:45 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 28: A high-level committee of the government has visited the site where a massive fire broke out at Super Gas Industry in Birgunj Sub-metropolis-18 of Parsa district last week, killing two firefighters.

Nepal-India meeting regarding dusty cargo ends inconclusive

Published On: December 27, 2017 04:15 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 27: The meeting between representatives of Nepal and India regarding the ongoing protest against pollution caused by transport of dusty cargo to Birgunj through Raxaul has ended inconclusively.

Gas bottling plant's negligence blamed for fire

Published On: December 22, 2017 07:50 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 22: Preliminary investigation has blamed negligence on the part of the Super Gas Industry for the massive fire in the Birgunj-based gas bottling plant on Wednesday in which two people were killed.

Protest against pollution in Raxaul affects Nepali cement industies

Published On: December 21, 2017 10:05 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: The ongoing protest against pollution in Raxaul of India is likely to affect over a dozen cement factories in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor.

Two firefighters killed, two critically injured in gas factory fire

Published On: December 21, 2017 05:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: A massive fire erupted at Super Gas Industry in the outskirts of Birgunj on Wednesday, killing two firefighters who had reached the incident site early in the morning. Two others were severely injured in the incident.

Birgunj gas plant inferno brought under control after eight hrs

Published On: December 20, 2017 03:25 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: The inferno that engulfed Super Gas Industry in Birgunj metropolitan cityhas been brought under control almost after eight hours.

Two killed as fire engulfs gas plant in Birgunj (with photos)

Published On: December 20, 2017 01:01 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: Two people have been killed and three others sustained injuries after a massive fire engulfed Super Gas Industry of Buhabari in Birgunj metropolitan city. Fire fighters and police are attempting to control the inferno. After gas cylinders burst, nearby settlements have been evacuated to avoid human casualties..

Narrow road delays ICP operation

Published On: December 20, 2017 10:34 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: While arrangements are being made to initiate the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Nepal-India border in Birgunj, its operation is delayed due to lack of proper road in the Nepali side.

Traders fear congestion again at Kolkata port

Published On: December 16, 2017 10:21 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 16: Traders in Birgunj fear congestion at India’s Kolkata port again as there has been a delay in returning containers. Over a 1,000 containers are still waiting at Birgunj dry port and traders importing via third country say that this delay is likely to repeat congestion at the Kolkata port which had seen congestion for about three months from August to October.

Mobile phone imports via Birgunj jumps five times

Published On: December 12, 2017 04:03 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 12: Import of mobile phones has jumped by more than five times via the Birgunj customs point.

Birgunj traders facing huge loss on potatoes

Published On: December 6, 2017 09:40 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 5: Potatoes stored at cold stores in Birgunj have failed to find market, causing losses worth millions to farmers and traders. Potatoes brought from the hilly regions of Nepal and imported from Punjab of India dominated the market during September and October when the potatoes in cold storage facilities were supposed to hit the market.

Election agendas fail to impress Birgunj voters

Published On: December 3, 2017 08:32 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Dec 3: Candidates of the parliamentary and provincial elections spent days to form their agendas and strategies with hopes of impressing the voters. Unfortunately, their agendas have turned ineffective to attract the voters.

Birgunj-Pathlaiya road construction misses deadline

Published On: November 30, 2017 08:48 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 30: The deadline for completing six-lane road for the country’s major trade route, Birgunj-Pathlaiya, has been postponed because of several reasons.

Voters of Birgung no more impressed by election agendas

Published On: November 30, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 30:  Candidates of the parliamentary and provincial elections spent days to form their agendas and strategies with hopes of impressing the voters. Unfortunately, their agendas have turned ineffective to attract the voters.

CONCOR official inspects Birganj Dry Port

Published On: November 29, 2017 03:45 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGANJ, Nov 29: A senior official of Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) made a site visit to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) of Sirsiya, Birgunj, to study reasons delaying shipment of goods from Kolkata port of India to Nepal.