Arjun Oli

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Water level in Rapti river in Banke exceeds ‘danger level’ due to incessant rainfall

Published On: September 17, 2022 02:45 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 17: The water level in Rapti river at Kusum, Banke, has crossed six meters due to incessant rainfall. It is considered dangerous when the water level in the river reaches above 5 meters and 40 centimeters.

RPP will not fundamentally align with any party: Lingden

Published On: September 5, 2022 01:43 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 5: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman Rajendra Lingden has clarified that his party will not form an alliance with any party. In a press conference held on Monday morning in Nepalganj, Lingden said that he can move forward only by cooperating with any party on the basis of seats if needed.

Four Nepali nationals killed in a bus accident in India

Published On: September 3, 2022 02:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 3: Four Nepali nationals were killed when a bus carrying passengers from Rupaidiha to Goa in India met with an accident. The accident took place around 3:30AM on Saturday near Mahangupur village of Ramnagar police station area in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Child drowned in the lake

Published On: August 20, 2022 11:43 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, August 20: A child has died after drowning in a pond in Janaki Rural Municipality of Banke.

Nepalgunj-Kohalpur road expansion stalled for four months

Published On: August 19, 2022 02:45 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, August 19: The Nepalgunj-Kohalpur road expansion plan has been stalled. The Road Division Office, Nepalgunj, has made several attempts to expand the road section but it has been stuck in the middle. Employees of the Road Division Office say that the plan has stalled due to the people’s refusal to remove private and government structures in the road area.

Suspicious death of a man reported in Aarambha Rehabilitation Center in Nepalgunj

Published On: August 17, 2022 05:21 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, August 17: A case of suspicious death has been reported at the Aarambha Rehabilitation Reform Center in Nepalgunj.

Suspicious death of a man reported in Aarambha Rehabilitation Center in Nepalgunj

Published On: August 17, 2022 02:57 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, August 17: A case of suspicious death has been reported at the Aaramba Rehabilitation Reform Center in Nepalgunj.

Shree Airlines plane returns to Nepalgunj after smoke comes from  engine

Published On: August 4, 2022 11:40 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, August 4: A Shree Airlines plane that had flown for Kathmandu has returned to Nepalgunj after smoke billowed from the engine. The aircraft with the call sign 9N-ANF-432 made an emergency landing after smoke started to appear inside the plane.

Husband-wife murdered in Banke’s Kohalpur

Published On: July 26, 2022 04:50 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KATHMANDU, July 26: A couple has been found murdered on Tuesday morning in Parvatipur of Kohalpur Municipality-14. Krishna Kumar Gadaria, 25, and his wife Anjali Gadaria, 23, were killed in their own house in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.

Arable land being rapidly eroded

Published On: July 15, 2022 01:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, JULY 15: As the western main canal of the Sikta Irrigation Project blocks the natural outlet of the river, there has been rapid erosion of arable land in Banke's Dhakeri. The local Bhakta Khola has eroded four katthas of land of Dhan Bahadur Oli, six katthas of Bir Bahadur Dangi and four katthas of Lal Bahadur Khatri.

Muslims in Nepalgunj offer collective Bakar Eid prayers

Published On: July 10, 2022 12:20 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 10: The Muslim community of Nepalgunj is celebrating Bakar Eid on Sunday. This is the second biggest festival of the Muslim community. Bakra Eid is also known as the festival of eating meat.

Nepalgunj Airport averts huge damage

Published On: July 5, 2022 11:48 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 5: There was an electric short-circuit at the counter of Buddha Air at the Nepalgunj Airport. The airport was spared major damage due to power outage. Along with Buddha Air’s counter, other airlines’ counters and airport offices were also connected.

Maternal mortality rate still high in Banke

Published On: June 15, 2022 11:30 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, June 15: Despite the government spending billions of rupees on maternal safety programs, the maternal mortality rate has not decreased in Banke. According to the District Public Health Office, 14 women lost their lives in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2021/22 while 35 people each had died in the last fiscal year 2020/21 and 2019/20.

Bodies of two teenagers recovered from Rapti River

Published On: June 9, 2022 12:16 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, June 9: The bodies of two persons who had gone missing in the Rapti River have been found. The bodies of 18-year-old Tribal Shahi and 18-year-old Lekraj Chhantyal of Simkot Rural Municipality-8, Humla, who had been living in Dhambohji- 1 of Nepalgunj were found this morning.

Nepalgunj: NC’s Bista elected as mayor with twice as many votes as his rival

Published On: May 20, 2022 01:28 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 20: Prashant Bista of the Nepali Congress (NC) and Kamaruddin Rai of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) have been elected the mayor and deputy mayor of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City.

NC nominates candidates in all eight local levels of Banke

Published On: April 25, 2022 03:15 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 25: The Nepali Congress (NC) has finalized the names of the candidates for all eight local levels of Banke district for the upcoming local polls, slated for May 13. The NC has fielded Prashant Bista as the mayoral candidate for Nepalgunj sub-metropolis in the upcoming local-level election.

Rabbit collides with aircraft at Nepalgunj Airport

Published On: April 5, 2022 12:16 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 5: An aircraft hit a rabbit while landing at Nepalgunj Airport Monday evening. A Buddha Air flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj crashed into the rabbit.

Inauguration of rafting in Rapti River

Published On: April 1, 2022 03:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 1: Rafting, an adventurous water sport, has been started in the Rapti River from Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality Ward 1 of Banke Kusum Bariya to Agaiya since Friday.

Alliance to be maintained till elections at all three levels: Karki

Published On: March 13, 2022 03:45 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, March 13: Spokesperson for the government and Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that the current ruling alliance will be maintained till the election of all three levels.

Sold in India by her own maternal uncle, girl returns home after 10 years

Published On: March 2, 2022 01:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, March 2: A 16-year-old girl from Nepalgunj who was sold in India by her own maternal uncle has finally returned home. The girl, a resident of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis-2, was taken to India by her own maternal uncle from her home about 10 years ago when she was six years old.