Arjun Oli

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Shrubs and bushes around Nepalgunj Airport cleared

Published On: November 3, 2021 12:50 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 3: Shrubs and bushes around the runway at Nepalgunj Airport have been cleaned. This comes after three boars collided with Sita Air's 9N-AHB flight from Nepalgunj to Simkot in Humla on Tuesday.

Aircraft belonging to Sita Air collides with boars, narrowly escapes a major accident

Published On: November 2, 2021 09:45 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 2: An aircraft belonging to Sita Air has narrowly escaped a major accident at Nepalgunj Airport on Tuesday morning. Three boars collided with an aircraft with the call sign 9N-AHB as it was about to take off for a flight to Simikot, Humla. The boars that collided with the aircraft have been torn into pieces.

Four people trapped in Rapti floods rescued

Published On: October 19, 2021 12:15 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 19: Four people trapped in the swollen Rapti River have been rescued safely. The locals of Duduwa Rural Municipality Ward 4 of Banke were trapped in the middle of the Rapti River on Monday evening.

Relatives refused to take the body alleging negligence of doctors at Kohalpur Teaching Hospital

Published On: October 18, 2021 11:45 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 18: After the death of a pregnant woman at Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital, Kohalpur, the relatives have refused to take her body alleging negligence of doctors.

One arrested with Red Panda Hide

Published On: October 9, 2021 04:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 9: Maniram Sunar, 28, a resident of Jajarkot Bheri Municipality Ward 1 has been arrested from Buddha Mandir in Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City Ward 4 with the skin of a government-protected animal, red panda.

Teenager killed in Nepalgunj

Published On: October 5, 2021 04:22 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 5: A teenager named Rohit Tharu, 19, of Bardiya, Rajapur, has been killed near Gayatri Temple in Dhamboji of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolis-1.

Another man succumbs to COVID-19 at Bheri Hospital

Published On: September 28, 2021 10:44 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 28: Another man has died of COVID-19 infection at Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj. A 40-year-old man from Baijnath Rural Municipality Ward No. 6 died on September 25 at 7:30 PM while undergoing treatment.

Man-eating tigers spotted in Gavar area in Banke

Published On: September 13, 2021 03:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 13: A pair of tigers that killed a man has been found in Gavar of Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality of Banke. The tigers were found in the park inside Bhattikhola in Gavar on the East-West Highway.

Tiger kills a man in Banke

Published On: September 13, 2021 10:18 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 13: A tiger has attacked and eaten a man at Gabhar in Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality- 1 of Banke. A 45-year-old man working at the Bheri Rapti Staff Hotel in Gabhar was eaten by a tiger of Royal Bengal breed.

Blacktopped road damaged before completion

Published On: August 22, 2021 01:06 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, August 22: The blacktop of the bypass road connecting Piprahawa Chowk in Ganapur of Banke to Nahar Chowk in Khajura has started to come off within a month. Although the Janaki Rural Municipality Office is supposed to pave a total of 7.2 km of the road, it built only a 2 km long section of the road last June.

COVID-19 intensifies in Banke again

Published On: August 8, 2021 02:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, August 8: The situation of COVID-19 is getting worrisome in Banke again. PCR test reports conducted in various laboratories here have shown an increase in the number of cases. Despite the increase in the COVID-19 cases, the marketplaces are still crowded and bustling with people.

Health workers at Bheri Hospital attacked by relatives of deceased patient

Published On: May 28, 2021 10:11 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

The health workers on duty were forced to jump off the building for life

Hospital’s corona ward chock-full of patients fighting hard for life

Published On: April 29, 2021 06:31 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

“I wish I could take my son back home. Unfortunately, his health condition is turning from bad to worse.”

Four more COVID-19 related deaths recorded at Nepalgunj Medical College, taking Banke’s death tally to 93

Published On: April 27, 2021 05:11 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 27:The number of deaths due to the coronavirus infection in Banke district is increasing at a terrible rate as four more deaths were reported on Tuesday alone.

Banke turns into COVID-19 hotspot, 322 infections confirmed on Monday alone

Published On: April 20, 2021 09:50 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KATHMANDU, April 20: Bankde district in the western part of the country has already turned into a COVID-19 hotspot as hundreds of new cases are being confirmed on a daily basis.

One more succumbs to COVID-19 in Bheri Hospital

Published On: April 17, 2021 09:32 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

More than 40 percent of COVID-19 patients in the hospital  in critical condition

Five killed, 37 others injured in bus-truck collision in Kohalpur

Published On: April 17, 2021 07:05 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

Condition of seven injured persons in the accident is said to be critical.

Locals rejoice as health facilities are extended in villages in Banke

Published On: December 3, 2020 11:47 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 3: Sita Tharu, 41, looks quite happy these days. Like others in her Baijapur village of Raptisonari Rural Municipality – 4 of Banke district, she had never thought that 'the government could be so kind to her'. She had been suffering from severe body pain since the last nine months. As it coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic, seeking medical help for this health problem became quite challenging and she lived a hellish life for as long. "But now everything is fine. I am more than happy that they offered treatment at my own place and I am recovering fast," Tharu beamed.

10 high-profile gamblers arrested with Rs 3 million in Nepalgunj

Published On: October 29, 2020 11:37 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, Oct 29: As many as 10 high-profile gamblers were arrested with Rs 3 million in Nepalgunj on Thursday.

Relay hunger strike in Nepalgunj in support of Dr KC

Published On: October 10, 2020 03:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 10: Civil society activists in Nepalgunj have started a relay hunger strike to express their solidarity with senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC and exert pressure on the government to address his demands.