Arjun Oli

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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.

Enraged locals hit streets in Banke over delayed electrification projects

Published On: October 9, 2020 11:58 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 9: Tens of thousands of households in several parts of Nepalgunj have been deprived of power supply as the ongoing electrification projects have not yet been completed.

Man from Arghakhanchi dies of COVID-19 in Nepalgunj

Published On: September 8, 2020 01:20 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 8: One more person died of COVID-19 in Nepalgunj on Tuesday morning.

Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis employee dies of coronavirus

Published On: September 7, 2020 12:12 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 7: The COVID-19 death toll in Banke district has risen to seven after a 59-year-old man succumbed to the viral infection on Sunday evening, officials said.

Coronavirus death toll in Banke rises to six

Published On: August 27, 2020 04:04 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 27: The COVID-19 death toll in Banke district climbed to six with a 70-year-old woman dying of novel coronavirus disease in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City-7 on Thursday afternoon.

Banke reports one more coronavirus-related death

Published On: August 26, 2020 04:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, Aug 26: Banke district reported one more coronavirus-related death on Wednesday.

Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City office sealed off to curb spread of coronavirus

Published On: August 3, 2020 07:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 3: Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City office has been sealed off from Monday, hours after a local representative and some employees at the sub-metropolitan office tested positive for COVID-19.

Curfew clamped in Banke after COVID-19 cases seen at community level

Published On: August 3, 2020 10:00 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 3: Local administration in Banke has enforced curfew in the district on Sunday after cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found spread at community level.

Sikta Irrigation Project starts releasing water through its western and eastern canals to irrigate paddy fields

Published On: July 1, 2020 10:30 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 1:One of the national pride projects, Sikta Irrigation Project, has started releasing water to the fields from its western and eastern canals. The eastern canal is currently under construction.

Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital sealed off

Published On: June 9, 2020 12:17 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ: The Kohalpur-based Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital has been sealed off after a patient tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Banke road accident: Death toll climbs to 12, four critically injured (UPDATE)

Published On: June 1, 2020 12:30 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, June 1: The number of passengers who died in a road accident in Banke has climbed to 12 as one injured passenger died while undergoing treatment at the Nepalgunj-based Bheri Hospital.

11 killed, 22 injured in road accident in Bank

Published On: June 1, 2020 09:15 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KATHMANDU, June 1: At least 11 people have died and scores others are injured in a road accident that took place on Sunday night in Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-2 in Banke district.

Four more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Banke, total cases in the district rise to 146

Published On: May 25, 2020 09:44 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 25: Four new people in Banke have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The swab samples of two males each from Rapti Sonari and Duduwa rural municipalities in the district tested positive for this virus at lab tests conducted at Rapti Academy of Health Sciences.

21 COVID-19 patients in Nepalgunj discharged after recovery

Published On: May 22, 2020 02:00 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KATHMANDU, May 22: As many as 21 COVID-19 patients including the first case reported in Nepalgunj, Banke, have been discharged from hospital after recovery on Friday.

Locals, police clash at Nepalgunj’s Tribeni Mode

Published On: May 5, 2020 01:52 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 5: A clash between the local people and police has erupted at Tribeni Mode of Nepalgunj on Tuesday. When the police tried to disperse the crowd defying the lockdown order in the city, the clash broke out, according to eyewitnesses.

Nepalgunj COVID-19 patient had returned from India two months ago, says hasn’t moved out of the city during this period

Published On: May 1, 2020 10:15 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 1: Of the two COVID-19 cases reported in Province 5 on Friday, one is from Nepalgunj of Banke.

181 people from Nepalgunj’s quarantine sent home after 21 days

Published On: April 24, 2020 08:20 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 24: 181 Nepalis who were kept in a temporary quarantine set up near Nepal-India border have been sent home on Friday.

Ignoring coronavirus, people are braving long journey back home

Published On: April 24, 2020 06:45 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KOHALPUR, April 24: Janakala Malla of Gamgadhi-1, Mugu had come to Nepalgunj for treatment a month ago. Before she was treated, the government announced nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus disease in the country. Consequently, she was forced to spend a month without treatment.

Stranded Nepalis at Rupaidiha under quarantine in Nepalgunj (with photos)

Published On: April 3, 2020 11:35 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 3: 181 Nepali nationals who were left stranded at no man’s land along Nepal-India border have been kept in a temporary quarantine set up nearby the borderline.

Nepalis sneak into Nepal from India defying lockdown; say they’d rather die in their homeland (with photos)

Published On: April 2, 2020 03:56 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUJ, April 1: Several attempts made by the local administration to restrict the entry of Nepali nations to their homeland from India have gone in vain as hundreds of Nepalis have made it to Nepali side.