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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BIRGUNJ, August 16: Hari Narayan Rauniyar who reached Birgunj of Parsa at around 3 pm on Monday carrying relief materials for the flood victims could not stop tears falling from his eyes after seeing their miserable condition. He had to distance himself from the crowd in order to hide his tears.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 12: The import of tobacco via Birgunj border has increased by 68 percent in Fiscal Year 2016/17, in comparison with the previous fiscal year. According to the Birgunj Custom Office, 7, 803 tons of tobacco entered via Birgunj border in FY2016/17 while only 1,128 tons had entered in FY2015/16.
BIRGUNJ, Aug 1: More than 96 percent of containers that enter Nepal carrying third-country imports from Indian port have been returning to India empty for the past 13 years as they do not get goods for the return leg.
BIRGUNJ, July 15: Kushumi Devi Patel, the mother of martyr Shatrudhan Patel, on Saturday filed a written complaint against the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) claiming that the political party has erected her son's statue without consulting her even once.
BIRGUNJ, July 10: Transmission line with 132 KV capacity between the Indian bordering city of Raxaul to Parwanipur of Parsa district in Nepal has yet to start even after six months of its construction and successful test transmission. Nepal Electricity Authority had declared last December that the transmission line was ready for supply of electricity.