Bira Gadal

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RPP wins in former PM Chand's ward

Published On: May 15, 2022 12:09 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, May 15: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has won in the ward of former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand.

One killed, three injured in wild boar attack

Published On: January 25, 2022 12:15 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Jan 25: One person was killed while three others were injured in a wild boar attack in Baitadi on Monday evening.

Local government provides relief to the families of those killed in the landslide

Published On: October 26, 2021 12:35 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Oct 26: Shivnath Rural Municipality has distributed relief to the families of those killed in the landslide. Chairman Karna Singh Saund said that cash relief has been distributed to the families of those who died in a landslide on October 19.

One killed, three injured in lightning strike

Published On: October 5, 2021 12:40 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Oct 4: Mahesh Luhar, 27, of Khalipata in Dilasani Rural Municipality-5 died after being struck by lightning in Baitadi on Monday evening.

Infant mortality rate rises in Baitadi

Published On: October 1, 2021 12:23 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Oct 1: Infant mortality rate is increasing in Baitadi district. According to the District Health Office, 48 newborns died in Baitadi in the last fiscal year. According to chief of the office, Yogesh Prasad Bhat, the number of infant deaths has increased from 42 in fiscal year 2019/20 to 48 in the last fiscal year.

People's representative on hunger strike demanding electricity

Published On: June 30, 2021 11:25 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, June 30: A people's representative and a local of Melauli Municipality are on a hunger strike demanding expansion of electricity. Ward member of Melauli Municipality-9 Bhim Dutta Bhatta and others are on a hunger strike saying electricity expansion has not taken place in the village. He said that the hunger strike was opted on the recommendation of locals as the supply of electricity has not reached the village.

141 drinking water projects worth Rs 220 million being constructed in Baitadi

Published On: March 13, 2021 12:32 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, March 13: The construction of 141 drinking water schemes has started at the local level in Baitadi district with the aim of supplying clean drinking water to the people. The projects are being built with an estimated investment of over Rs 220 million in the current fiscal year 2020/21.

‘Bhagarathi raped and choked to death’

Published On: February 8, 2021 08:02 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Feb 8: Bhagarathi Bhatta, 17, of Chadepani of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality-7, was raped and then choked to death on Wednesday, according to reports.

Five die, six injured in Baitadi jeep accident

Published On: November 24, 2020 03:05 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Nov 24: At least five people died and six others sustained injuries when a jeep met an accident at Budda of Dashrath Chand Municipality-8 along the Gothalapani – Jhulaghat road section on Tuesday.

Jhulaghat border point along Nepal-India border to remain open for five days targeting Indian pensioners

Published On: November 21, 2020 02:05 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Nov 21: In view of facilitating Indian ex-servicemen to receive their pension, local authorities in Baitadi have decided to open Jhulaghat entry point along the Nepal-India border point in the far western Nepal for five days. The border point remains closed for the past several months as the government has decided to restrict cross-border movement to contain the spread of COVID-19.

BAITADI BUS ACCIDENT UPDATE: Four of nine deceased identified

Published On: November 13, 2020 11:53 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Nov 13: Four of the nine passengers who died in a tragic bus accident Thursday night at Khodpe of Patan Municipality-9 in Baitadi district have been identified.

SOS Children's Village rescues six helpless sisters from Baitadi

Published On: September 24, 2020 04:02 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Sept 24: SOS Children's Village has rescued six helpless sisters from Dashrath Chand Municipality-10, in Baitadi. The sisters between the ages of five to 15 years old had been living helplessly without parents for the last two years.

COVID-19 impact: Locals in Baitadi asked not to organize public gathering to celebrate Gaura, Teej festivals

Published On: August 16, 2020 04:05 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Aug 16: Owing to heightened fears of COVID-19 spread here in the district, the District Administration Office, Baitadi has decided to impose restriction on the celebration of Gaura and Teej--two major festivals celebrated in the region.

Mother, son buried to death in landslide in Baitadi

Published On: August 7, 2020 03:02 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Aug 7: A mother and her son were killed after being buried in a landslide in Baitadi on Thursday midnight.

Two die as landslide bury seven houses in Darchula

Published On: July 20, 2020 07:24 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, July 20: At least two persons were killed when landslides triggered by an incessant rainfall buried seven houses in Naugad Rural Municipality-6, Parigaun in Darchula district on Sunday night.

Jhulaghat border point to open for three days from today to rescue stranded Nepalis

Published On: July 8, 2020 11:35 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, July 8: Jhulaghat border point along the Nepal-India border in the western part of the country is opening for three days starting Wednesday in a bid to rescue Nepalis nationals stranded on the Indian side of the border.

People in quarantine returning home without receiving test results

Published On: July 5, 2020 11:13 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, July 5: Many of those who were staying in various quarantine facilities awaiting COVID-19 test results have returned home without receiving any information on Sunday.

17 houses swept away by landslide in Bajhang, huge human loss feared

Published On: July 4, 2020 12:20 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, July 4: As many as 17 houses were swept by a landslide triggered by incessant rain at Mallesh in Kedarsyun Rural Municipality in Bajhang district at 1:15 am on Saturday.

Dashrathchand Municipality sealed for a week to contain spread of COVID-19 cases

Published On: June 24, 2020 12:45 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

Baitadi, June 24: Dashrathchand Municipality in Baitadi district has been sealed for a week after the municipality area witnessed a sharp increase in the cases of Covid-19.

Woman dies in quarantine facility in Dadeldhura

Published On: June 3, 2020 10:45 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, June 3: A woman died in a quarantine facility in Dadeldhura on Tuesday night.