Ritesh Tripathi

The contributor for Republica.

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.

Man held with 1 kg gold

Published On: June 29, 2018 12:06 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, June 29: Police have arrested a man trying to smuggle one kg gold to India.

700 Nepali containers stuck in Kolkata

Published On: June 25, 2018 05:45 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, June 25: Movement of Nepal-bound containers has been affected at the Kolkata port yet again. According to contractors, more than 700 Nepal-bound containers are stock at Kolkata port – the largest transit point for Nepal’s trade with third countries

Birgunj ICP fails to please importers

Published On: June 21, 2018 07:05 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, June 21: The Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Birgunj whose operation kick-started after being formally inaugurated by Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli and his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has not been as effective as expected for Nepal. Importers claim that the transportation of goods through the ICP has been inefficient and costlier than before.

Eid Mubarak!

Published On: June 16, 2018 02:40 PM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm).

Police seize 12,200 kg black pepper being smuggled to India

Published On: June 6, 2018 06:15 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, June 6: Police here have seized a truckload (12,200 kg) of black pepper which was being smuggled to India from the no man's land near Birgunj on Monday evening.

Birgunj Corridor becoming a hub for production of construction materials

Published On: May 24, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, May 24: With the quake reconstruction picking up pace in quake-ravaged Nepal of late, production of construction materials within the country too has increased to meet the market demand.

Sirsiya dry port struggling to handle increasing imports

Published On: May 19, 2018 09:37 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, May 19: Sirsiya dry port located in Birgunj is struggling to handle the increasing import of fertilizer, livestock feed, maize, beans, raw materials for iron products and container cargo from third countries.

Kolkata port expansion to benefit Nepali importers

Published On: May 14, 2018 03:32 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, May 14: India's Kolkata port is building infrastructures to improve its service quality much to the delight of Nepali exporters and importers.

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.