Ritesh Tripathi

The contributor for Republica.

Industries flourish in Birgunj industrial corridor

Published On: May 6, 2018 07:48 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, May 6: After the ups and downs and uncertainties that lasted for a decade, there are indications that the Birgunj Industrial Corridor has finally started to flourish. Within the past two years, several industries have been established in this corridor with an investment of billions of rupees.

Customs formalities for Nepal bound cargoes at Indian ports to ease

Published On: April 23, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, April 23: Preparations are underway to lift customs procedures from Nepal's third country imports coming via Indian ports.

Parsa wheat farmers facing huge losses

Published On: April 18, 2018 05:45 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, April 18: Wheat farmers of Parsa fear that they will not be able to recover even their cost of production this season. Pre-monsoon rains have compounded woes for farmers who were not getting suitable returns on their investment.

Another six-lane road under construction in Birgunj

Published On: April 11, 2018 02:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, April 10: Construction of a second six-lane road, connecting Parbanipur with Gandak Chowk, has started in Birgunj.

Man taking care of paralyzed wife for 7 years

Published On: March 29, 2018 07:50 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, 28 March: Such bonding looks unique in today's commercial age. Chandra Bahadur Tharu and Bindeshowri Tharuni, of Parshagadhi-3 do not exchange notes such as 'I love you ' or 'made for each other' on social sites. Nor do they admit to have expressed these words to each other personally ever. But, a closer scrutiny of their lives speaks volumes about their superfine chemistry.

Another minor raped in Parsa

Published On: March 22, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, March 22: The case of a ten-year-old girl being gang-raped was still creating a stir when yet another minor was raped in Parsa on Tuesday.

Importers hesitant to clear goods at customs as govt tightens valuation

Published On: March 15, 2018 08:12 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, March 15: Traders have started stockpiling imported goods at the dry port after Minister of Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada directed customs valuation to stop undervaluation of goods at the customs points.

International Women’s Day being observed in Birgunj with gusto (with photos)

Published On: March 8, 2018 11:22 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, March 8: International Women’s Day is being celebrated by organizing various programs in Birgunj on Thursday.

In pictures:  Holi Hai !

Published On: March 2, 2018 05:27 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, March 2: Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, is being marked celebrated across the Tarai region on Friday, amidst much fanfare and merrymaking. The festival is considered as the most important festival in the region after Chath.

Biratnagar-bound containers to be transported by rail route

Published On: February 26, 2018 09:15 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

KOLKATA, Feb 26: Nepali traders can import goods through rail route from the eastern customs point of Biratnagar from next week.

'Nepal House' to be constructed in Kolkata

Published On: February 20, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

KOLKATA, Feb 20: Nepali Welfare Trust (NWT), a common organization of Nepali citizens living in Kolkata of India, has announced to construct 'Nepal House' in the capital of West Bengal with an investment of Rs 170 million.

Grandparents searching for their missing granddaughter since three months

Published On: February 12, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 12: After losing their eldest son during the Maoist insurgency period, Sarada Giri and his wife Parbati of Sakhuwa Parsauni Rural Municipality of Parsa had raised their granddaughter with great care.

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.