Raju Adhikari

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Jhapa records yet another coronavirus-related death

Published On: September 24, 2020 03:22 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 24: Jhapa witnessed one more coronavirus-related death on Thursday.

Corona death toll rises to 43 in Province 1

Published On: September 7, 2020 11:50 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 7: COVID-19 death toll is rising sharply in Province 1 with one more death reported in Morang district on Monday.

Jhapa reports second COVID-19 death

Published On: August 28, 2020 08:30 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 28: An elderly person has succumbed to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jhapa district.

COVID-19 patient dies at home isolation in Biratnagar

Published On: August 21, 2020 11:30 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 21: A COVID-19 patient staying at home isolation in Biratnagar died of COVID-19 on Friday.

One more dies of COVID-19 in Morang district

Published On: August 17, 2020 09:20 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 17: One more person succumbed to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Morang district on Monday.

Province 1 records highest single-day spike with 115 new COVID-19 cases

Published On: August 13, 2020 04:17 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 13: Province 1 has reported the highest single-day spike as 115 more people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday.

Province 1 witnesses highest single-day spike of 66 new COVID-19 cases

Published On: August 6, 2020 03:43 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 6: With the highest single-day spike of 66 fresh cases on Thursday, the COVID-19 tally in Province 1 has reached 12,055.

Amid extended lockdown, large number of Nepali migrant workers enter home from India

Published On: March 30, 2020 09:40 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, March 30: Although the government has suspended land border crossings with India to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Nepali nationals mostly migrant workers have been defying this restriction and entering the eastern districts of Nepal.

CM Rai expands his cabinet by inducting four new state ministers

Published On: January 19, 2020 05:05 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 19: Chief Minister of Province 1 Sher Dhan Rai expanded his cabinet on Sunday by inducting four new state ministers.

Murmu walks in broken leg after being unable to pay Rs 5,000 to govt hospital

Published On: January 8, 2020 07:00 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 8: Both the federal and provincial governments have been claiming that medical service is being easier and reliable for the public these days. However, the reality is different.

Police arrest three district leaders of outlawed Chand-led party

Published On: June 24, 2019 04:19 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, June 24: Police have arrested three district leaders of outlawed Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) with weapons on Monday.

Province 1 fixes Biratnagar as capital

Published On: May 8, 2019 07:27 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, May 8: The provincial assembly of Province 1 on Monday endorsed the proposal of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to fix Biratnagar as the capital of the province with an understanding to set up legislative and executive offices in the greater Biratnagar area. The proposed greater Biratnagar includes Biratnagar, Itahari, and Sundarharaicha.

NCP internal feuding over province capital worsens

Published On: May 2, 2019 08:09 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, May 2: The rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s (NCP) Province 1 provincial committee  has further widened, with  the provincial assembly members and cabinet members failing to agree on the name of the province and its permanent capital.

NCP’s intra-party feud widens over fixing Biratnagar as province 1 capital

Published On: May 1, 2019 02:31 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, May 1: The intra-party rift in the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s provincial committee has further widened as the provincial assembly members and cabinet members failed to fix the name and permanent capital of the Province 1 government.

Capital of Province 1 to be scattered in various districts

Published On: April 6, 2019 04:05 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, April 6: In a bid to make government services accessible to the people living in all corners, Province 1 government is planning to fix its capital in a 40-kilometer area scattered in various districts. This area will cover certain parts of Biratnagar, Itahari, Gothgaun, Biratchowk, Dharan among others and will be called the 'Greater Birat Development Area'.

Biratnagar India camp staffers awaiting word from Delhi

Published On: May 29, 2018 08:07 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, May 29: A week has passed since the Indian government announced to shut down the Indian embassy’s camp office in Biratnagar but it has made no efforts to do so. Officials at the camp office said they have yet to be officially informed about the closure decision by their government.

Province 1 still struggling to fix permanent capital

Published On: May 20, 2018 07:43 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, May 20: Difference in opinions of the party members and the indecisiveness of the provincial government have made the issue of fixing the capital of province 1 more critical.

‘Acharya staged own assassination bid to restore Hindu state’

Published On: May 7, 2018 03:49 PM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, May 8: A police investigation into the shooting of religious leader Acharya Sriniwas  has shown that the controversial godman had used hired guns to shoot him in the  hands. Police  concluded that Acharya,  who has been campaigning to reinstate a Hindu state, plotted the incident to ‘prove there is religious violence in Nepal’.

Seven thematic committees proposed in Province 1 Assembly

Published On: March 23, 2018 05:03 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

BIRATNAGAR, March 23: A meeting of Province 1 Assembly has proposed forming seven thematic committees and one special committee in the assembly. The proposal was submitted by the Province Assembly Regulation Drafting Committee (PARDC) 2018 on Wednesday's meeting.

Provincial Assembly to fix permanent capital and name

Published On: March 21, 2018 10:51 AM NPT By: Raju Adhikari

We have planned to form a small and far-reaching cabinet in Province 1: Sherdhan Rai .