Amar Khadka

The contributor for Republica.

21 killed in road accidents during Dashain in eastern region

Published On: October 18, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, Oct 18: At least 21 were killed and dozens injured in road accidents in the eastern part of the country in the past fifteen days.

Barahakshetra pilgrims forced to undergo perilous journeys

Published On: October 17, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, Oct 17: Landslides triggered by incessant rainfalls have made travelling highly unsafe in Barahakshetra of Sunsari, one of the four most sacred places for the Hindus.

9 still missing in Saptakoshi boat capsize

Published On: September 18, 2016 09:39 PM NPT By: Amar Khadka

KATHMANDU Sept 18: The whereabouts of nine people who went missing after Saturday's boat capsize in Saptakoshi River still remains unknown. Among the missing, three are girls, five women and one boat contractors, according to locals

10 missing in Koshi boat capsize, search operation on

Published On: September 18, 2016 11:43 AM NPT By: Amar Khadka

NARUWA (Sunsari), Sept. 18: The search for those passengers who had gone missing in a boat capsize in the Saptakoshi River on Saturday, has begun since today morning, Sunsari police said.

37 rescued safe from Koshi River boat capsize (updated)

Published On: September 17, 2016 01:25 PM NPT By: Amar Khadka

SUNSARI, Sept 17: Thirty seven people were rescued while some are feared still missing as the boat  capsized in the Koshi River on Saturday.

Two killed in ambulance-tractor collision

Published On: September 4, 2016 12:43 PM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, Sept 4: Two persons including a patient were killed when an ambulance and a tractor collided head-on at Simariya, Sunsari along the Duhabi-Inaruwa road section on Saturday.

Water flow in Saptakoshi River recedes

Published On: July 27, 2016 07:43 PM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, July 27: The water flow in Saptakoshi River has started receding. The water flow at the river was measured 238,510 cusec on Wednesday afternoon.

54 projects in limbo, locals suffer

Published On: July 21, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, July 21: As many as 54 development projects in Itahari are hanging in the balance after failing to meet the deadline of work completion by the end of Asar (July 15). Most of the projects, interestingly, have just begun, according to the concerned authorities.

91 married women in Itahari eloped in a year

Published On: July 15, 2016 12:50 AM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, July 15: A Bajgain couple had been living in a rented flat in Bargachhi of Itahari since the last few months. Apparently, the family had a normal life. Three days ago, the wife, aged 27, left for market and never returned.

'Fake' doctors case: 3 released on bail, 1 sent to jail

Published On: July 4, 2016 04:45 PM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, July 4: Of those arrested on the charge of possessing fake certificates, three fake doctors were released on bail while the other was sent to jail after he failed to furnish the demanded bail.

Siddhakali Battalion wins volleyball tournament

Published On: June 26, 2016 06:13 PM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, June26: Armed Police Force (APF)’s Siddhakali Battalion has won the volleyball tournament organized on occasion of ‘Olympic Day’.

Water level in Saptakoshi increases, 21 sluice gates opened

Published On: June 21, 2016 04:39 PM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, June 21: The water level in the Saptakoshi River has increased significantly due to the incessant rainfall in Eastern region since Monday night.