Arjun Oli

The contributor for Republica.

'Human trafficking on rise from Jamunaha border'

Published On: July 18, 2016 02:50 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 18: Human trafficking has been on the rise from Nepalgunj-based Jamunaha transit point at the Nepal-India border, according to a report published by Banke district chapter of Maiti Nepal, an organization active against human trafficking.

Floods bring sleepless nights in Holiya VDC every monsoon

Published On: July 9, 2016 08:16 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE (Holiya), July 8: After flood warning sirens went off, Munijar Yadav, a local of Tepari village of Holiya VDC in Banke district could not sleep Monday night.

Man arrested with 1.6 kg silver, 32 grams gold

Published On: July 6, 2016 01:18 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 6: A man has been arrested with a huge quantity of gold and silver from Rohani River of Kohalpur-12.

Locals cautioned as water level surges in Rapti River

Published On: July 5, 2016 02:45 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 5: The water-level in the Rapti River has gone up due to the incessant monsoon. The local administration has asked the villagers residing near the banks of the   river to take caution to prevent themselves from the possible loss of lives and properties.

Flood fears keep Sikta locals awake at night

Published On: July 4, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, July 4:Locals of Mahadevpuri-5 in Banke district say they have been spending sleepless nights in fear of potential flooding since the main canal under the Sikta Irrigation Project crumbled last Tuesday.

Child stolen from hospital in Kohalpur!

Published On: July 2, 2016 06:01 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 2: A child was stolen from Nepalgunj Medical College, Kohalpur on Saturday afternoon. A 5-year-old Srijan Oli, a resident of Tulsipur Municipality-5 went out of the sight suddenly.

'Use of substandard materials led to collapse of canal'

Published On: June 30, 2016 12:15 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, June 30: Sikta Irrigation Project in Banke district has been receiving hundreds of millions of rupees from the government every year. Despite the allocation of such massive budget for the national pride project, locals accuse the government of not monitoring the project's progress.

Sikta irrigation canal crumbles during trial run

Published On: June 29, 2016 01:07 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, June 29: The main canal of multi-billion Sikta Irrigation Project has broken down on Tuesday, leading to substantial rise in water level at Jhijhari River in Banke district.