Ritesh Tripathi

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Rape suspects at large

Published On: November 9, 2017 02:51 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 9: Parsa police has filed a case against the son of newly elected ward chairman and two others involved in rape of 16 year girl of Sakhuwa Parsauni rural municipality.  Following the incident of Oct 29, those involved in rape had tried to silence the girl’s family through compensation.

Disgruntled groups challenge official candidates of parties

Published On: November 6, 2017 06:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 6: Leaders and cadres who were not officially selected as poll candidates have become threats to the political parties in Parsa district. It has become a thorny issue for the parties after several disgruntled members joined their rival parties while some have rebelled against the parties to file independent candidacy.

Additional terminal for Nepali cargo at Kolkata port

Published On: November 5, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Nov 5: Nepal has been losing a huge sum of money in delay fees for import of goods due to constant traffic in international ports. However, an additional terminal in Kolkata port has been made available for Nepal, which is expected to considerably ease the country's imports.

Revenue target met due to soaring vehicle import

Published On: November 1, 2017 07:17 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

The government has collected more revenue from the auto sector compared to the target given in the first three months. Revenue collection from auto imports has exceeded the growth target by 3 percent in the first three months in the current fiscal year.

Chhath festival being observed with gusto and fanfare

Published On: October 27, 2017 02:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Oct 27: This year on October 26, right after their major festivals Dashain and Tihar, Hindus in the country's tarai region and capital Kathmandu are observing the Chhath festival with much gusto and fanfare.

Congestion delays berthing of vessels carrying Nepal-bound cargo

Published On: October 25, 2017 02:07 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Oct 24: Vessels have not been able to unload Nepal-bound cargoes at the Kolkata port thanks to port congestion. Freight forwarders say vessels have to wait a minimum of a week to 10 days to get their turn for unloading cargoes.

Voters have high expectations from new faces

Published On: October 9, 2017 06:50 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Oct 8: Many young and new faces recorded upset victories over established names with an astonishing margin of votes in the recently held third phase of local polls. The fresh candidates themselves were taken aback by their stunning victory.  Pokhariya Municipality of Birgunj in Province 2 is one of such municipalities where young and new candidates defeated veteran competitors making a clean sweep in all the posts of the local units.

Voters have high expectations from new faces

Published On: October 8, 2017 08:48 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Oct 9: Many young and new faces recorded upset victories over established names with an astonishing margin of votes in the recently held third phase of local polls. The fresh candidates themselves were taken aback by their stunning victory.  Pokhariya Municipality of Birgunj in Province 2 is one of such municipalities where young and new candidates defeated veteran competitors making a clean sweep in all the posts of the local units.

'Unfair' traffic rule benefiting some industries, harming others

Published On: October 7, 2017 06:11 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Oct 7: Industrialists are at the receiving end of two different rules on transport of imported raw materials from Birgunj introduced by Mid-Regional Traffic Police, Pathlaiya.

FSFN wins in Birgunj Metropolis

Published On: September 27, 2017 09:22 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 27: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has won the mayoral post in Birgunj Metropolitan City, the only metropolis of Province 2.

FSFN holds Birgunj Metropolis

Published On: September 27, 2017 02:23 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 27: With just seven hundred votes left to count, Bijay Sarawogi of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) is confirmed to hold the post of mayor in Birgunj Metropolitan.

Maoist Center wins chief, deputy chief in Thori Rural Municipality

Published On: September 21, 2017 03:57 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 21: CPN (Maoist Center) has won both chief and deputy chief of Thori Rural Municipality of Parsa District.

Birgunj Metropolis ready to welcome new representatives

Published On: September 21, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 21: While vote counting is taking place in full swing amidst hundreds of people in Thakur Ram Multiple College of Birgunj, preparations are underway at the office of the metropolis in order to welcome the new mayor and deputy mayor of the city.

Bad weather fails to dampen Birgunj voters' spirit

Published On: September 19, 2017 07:29 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 19: After waiting for years, the locals of Birgunj were dying to exercise their voting right. The voting would start at 7 am Monday but some of the voters could hardly sleep Sunday night due to their eagerness to vote. Unfortunately, it started raining heavily at around 3 am.

Harmonizing of rules discourages informal trade between Nepal and India

Published On: September 11, 2017 07:54 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 11:  India implements international goods and services tax,while Nepali traders should have EXIM Codes to trade

Locals grill mayoral candidates

Published On: September 10, 2017 03:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, September 9: The local elections announced after a hiatus of twenty years have not only brought in a festive mood in Province 2 but has also given the locals a chance to vent their ire against the political parties.

Poll promises of mayoral candidates of Birgunj

Published On: September 9, 2017 06:50 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Sept 9: After the local level restructuring, lots of villages have been merged to form new cities.

UML's Birgunj mayoral candidate evaded Rs 90m in taxes

Published On: September 4, 2017 05:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

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.

RJPN factions clash over candidacy row in Province 2

Published On: August 26, 2017 07:41 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, August 26: RJPN leaders admit there os polarization within the party.

Clashes erupt within RJPN due to candidacy row

Published On: August 26, 2017 02:50 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

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.