Arjun Oli

The contributor for Republica.

Death toll of Nepalis in Uttarakhand accident reaches nine

Published On: April 10, 2024 01:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KATHMANDU, April 10: The death toll of Nepalis in an accident yesterday in India’s Uttarakhand State has reached nine. The accident happened when a vehicle veered off the road and fell into a gorge 150 feet deep on Tuesday near Betalghat, in Uttarakhand's Nainital District of India.

From tragedy to triumph: Sarita’s ‘Nilsagar Sewa Ashram’ journey

Published On: March 8, 2024 08:50 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

Sarita Khanal, the owner of 'Nilsagar Sewa Ashram,' grew up in Baghaiyatal-2 Shiva Shaktipur, Bardiya. Her parents hoped she would secure a good government job after completing her studies.

Legalization of same sex marriage paves way for inclusion and equality

Published On: February 13, 2024 09:04 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 13: Anjudevi Shrestha,33, from Badhaiyatal-2, Bardiya and Suprita Gurung, also 33, from  Bandipur-5, Tanahun began dating about five years ago and tied the knot according to their tradition. However, they did not receive a legal marriage certificate at that time.

Rickshaw drivers protest as sub-metropolis destroys e-rickshaws (with photos)

Published On: January 10, 2024 01:10 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 10:  Electric rickshaw drivers of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City have launched a protest. They started protesting after the sub-metropolitan city used a bulldozer to seize 'illegal' electric rickshaws without proper documents.

Businessmen in warpath following seizure of cargo truck over suspected revenue evasion in Nepalgunj

Published On: December 16, 2023 03:15 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 16: The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI), Kohalpur, has seized the cargo truck that passed through the Nepalgunj Customs Office. The truck bearing Indian number HR 67B 1130 was seized by the DRI, Kohalpur on Friday evening.

Bheri Hospital conducts successful surgery of 11 quake victim

Published On: November 9, 2023 11:30 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 9: Bheri Hospital in Nepalgunj has successfully conducted surgical procedures for 11 individuals who sustained injuries in the recent earthquake. The earthquake had caused the collapse of their homes, resulting in injuries to various parts of their bodies, including their limbs and heads.

Dr Govind KC arrives at Bheri Hospital to treat quake victims

Published On: November 5, 2023 02:15 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 5: Senior orthopedic surgeon and philanthropic activist Dr Govind KC arrived at Bheri Hospital in Nepalgunj on Sunday for the treatment of those injured in the recent earthquake.

Preparations being made at Bheri Hospital to treat earthquake victims

Published On: November 4, 2023 08:27 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 4: Bheri Hospital has taken the necessary steps to prepare for the treatment of earthquake victims, with Jajarkot as its primary focus.

Murder convict 'Regal' sent back to jail

Published On: November 3, 2023 01:25 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, Nov 3: The District Police Office, Banke, handed over murder convict Yograj Dhakal aka Regal to the Banke District Court at 10:30 AM today.

Curfew and Prohibition order lifted completely in Nepalgunj

Published On: October 10, 2023 03:53 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 10: The District Administration Office, Banke, has fully lifted the curfew and prohibition order in the Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan area.

Thousands gather to greet former King Gyanendra in Nepalgunj (with video)

Published On: May 4, 2023 04:47 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 4: Former king Gyanendra Shah received a grand civic felicitation in Nepalgunj on Wednesday.

Forest Act a hurdle to distribution of land ownership certificates to squatters

Published On: March 16, 2023 06:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, March 16: The process of distribution of land ownership certificates to landless squatters, landless Dalits and unsettled residents in the Kohalpur Municipality area has been stopped. Srawan Kumar Yadav, chairman of the National Land Commission, Banke, said that the process to distribute land ownership certificates had reached the final stage but it was stopped abruptly after the forest office did not agree to the process.

Go Karnali Tours and Travels shuts down Sita Air office in Nepalgunj

Published On: March 15, 2023 12:15 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, March 15: A travel agency has locked the office of Sita Air in the Nepalgunj airport office complex for not flying as per the agreement reached with it before.

Ultra-modern terminal building being built at Nepalgunj Airport

Published On: March 2, 2023 01:10 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, March 2: An ultra-modern building is going to be constructed in the Nepalgunj airport office complex. According to the 20-year master plan of the airport office, infrastructure including runways, parking areas, etc are going to be constructed at a cost of around Rs 3 billion.

Enraged locals block road in Nepalgunj demanding compensation to the family of a youth killed in road accident

Published On: January 2, 2023 05:40 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 2: Enraged locals of Nepalgunj on Monday blocked the city’s roads in various sections demanding compensation to the family of a person who was killed in a road accident.

Kohalpur-Chisapani road blocked

Published On: December 25, 2022 03:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 25: The Kohalpur-Chisapani road section has been blocked demanding compensation to the family of Ramesh Chand Thakuri who was killed in an accident on the road on Friday. Because of the refusal to give compensation to the family of Thakuri, a resident of Banke Baijnath Rural Municipality Ward No 4, who died on the spot after being hit by a bus on Friday afternoon, the road has been blocked.

Nepalgunj Airport staff concerned after Nilgai strays into runway

Published On: December 6, 2022 01:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 6: The staff of the Nepalgunj Airport are concerned after a wild animal Nilgai ( Indian Antelope) was found near the runway of Nepalgunj Airport on Tuesday morning. Preparations are being made to chase the animal away from the runway.

Afsarul Khan death case: Family doubts police investigation

Published On: December 5, 2022 06:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 5: Afsarul Khan, 23, a resident of Fattepur (Piprahawa) village in Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-7 of Banke, was allegedly killed by her in-laws, according to the family members of her maternal home.

Two girls drown in Rapti river

Published On: December 4, 2022 11:45 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Two girls died after drowning in Rapti River.

NC Joint General Secretary Rathore elected from Banke-3

Published On: November 24, 2022 09:54 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, Nov 24: Joint General Secretary of Nepali Congress (NC) Kishore Singh Rathore has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Banke-3. He was elected by a margin of 4,793 votes.