Arjun Oli

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Locals worried by ‘unmanaged’ high voltage power lines

Published On: July 8, 2018 04:12 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 8: Two people were killed and three others were injured in Fattepur of Banke district last Saturday after being electrocuted. The incident happened after power line transmitting high voltage snapped and touched another power line transmitting low voltage power to residences. Because of the high voltage, electricity meter and equipments in many households were burned along with claiming lives of three pigs, a cow and a buffalo in the same locality.

Houses get inundated every year

Published On: July 6, 2018 07:08 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 6:  For Gopal Giri of Nepalgunj’s Newroad, monsoon is nothing but a source of trouble. When the rainy season arrives, his peace of mind gets lost.

Ex-king Gyanendra Shah in Nepalgunj to celebrate his birthday (with photos)

Published On: July 4, 2018 08:32 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

KATHMANDU, June 27: Former King Gyanendra Shah has reached Nepalgunj along with his family members on Wednesday evening.

Incessant rain claims four lives in Banke

Published On: July 2, 2018 05:59 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, July 2: Continuous rainfall since Sunday evening has claimed four lives, including two children in the district. According to the District Police Office, two locals have died in Baija Nath Rural Municipality and each killed in Kohalpur Municipality and Duduwa Rural Municipality.

Dozens of houses inundated in Nepalgunj

Published On: July 2, 2018 08:50 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, July 2: Dozens of houses  in Nepalgunj have been inundated due to monsoon which is taking place since Sunday night.

‘Reconciliation’ first priority for judicial committees

Published On: June 17, 2018 06:10 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, June 17: The pressure for resolving and settling cases has increased for the judicial committees in Banke of late, following  increasing awareness among people.

Khadgawar: New tourism hub

Published On: May 21, 2018 08:44 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

Khadgawar is a village nestled on the lap of the Bardiya National Park. The village is blessed with natural beauty and is being transformed into a tourist hub these days. The village lies in Kohalpur Municipality Ward 13, and is around five kilometers far from the East West Highway. Locals of the area are working actively to promote the cultural and natural heritages of the village and to increase the influx of tourist in the village.

India continues constructing embankment in no man's land

Published On: May 10, 2018 08:43 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

BANKE, May 10:  As India is constructing an embankment like road next to the no man's land, locals living across the Rapti River in Narainapur are having sleepless nights. India has been constructing the road by blocking the natural flow of water the river in the process of extending the 'border road' which covers 1,752 km distance from east to west.

Plight of Rapti flood victims still not addressed

Published On: May 2, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 2: It has been eight months since the Rapti floods wreaked havoc in the western plains of the country. However, the plights of the victims displaced by the floods have still not been addressed.

Plights of Rapti flood victims still not addressed

Published On: May 1, 2018 04:35 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, May 1: It has been eight months since the Rapti floods wreaked havoc in the western plains of the country. However, the plights of the victims displaced by the floods have still not been addressed.

Rampant sand mining in Rapti in pretext of Postal Highway

Published On: April 30, 2018 02:22 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 30 : Excavators are seen extracting sands and gravel from Samshergunj area of Rapti river round the clock. Mini and heavy trucks transport them to the crusher machines lined up on riverbanks and from there to their final destinations.

Enticing beauty of Dhakeri botanical garden

Published On: April 28, 2018 11:29 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 28: The beauty of the botanical garden situated at Dhakeri along the East-West Highway seldom escapes the view of passersby. The garden is 26-kilometers away from the sub-metropolitan city of Nepalgunj. About 160 meters above the sea level and expanding over five hectares, the garden serves as a place to conduct botanical studies, and survey and preservation on medicinal herbs.

Nepal Police confiscate jewelleries

Published On: April 23, 2018 10:43 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 23: Nepal Police confiscated 24 kg of silver, 423 grams of gold and valuable stones from a jewellery shop in Nepalgunj sub metropolitan city.

Farmers making big money after switching to herbs farming

Published On: April 17, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 17: A large number of farmers in the villages around Nepalgunj are overjoyed with their new-found love. They have switched to herbs farming. And this has brought significant change in their lives.

Maiti Nepal rescues 5 Nepali girls from Indian brothel

Published On: April 10, 2018 07:48 PM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 10: Nine girls have been rescued from a brothel based in a Kashmir town of Agra, India.

Nepalgunj denizen’s dream to bag easy money turned to dust

Published On: April 8, 2018 08:53 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, April 8: People often do weird things to become successful overnight, but many a times their dreams come crashing down to the ground. In want of earning quick money, they not only lose the money they have, but also invite bad consequences. Many Nepalgunj denizens have experienced it when their dreams to earn big money in a short time were shattered.

Ward members express dissatisfaction over deprivation of perks and benefits

Published On: March 10, 2018 03:55 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, March 9: Ever since she was elected to the local unit, Rekha Verma, the female member of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City ward no. 7, has actively participated in each and every work of her ward. She has left no stone unturned to justify her election to the post.

Protecting community forest from smugglers a new challenge in Nepalgunj

Published On: March 5, 2018 08:51 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, March 5: It became a real challenge for the consumers of Usha Greenery Community Forest (UGCF) to retrieve 49.44 cubic feet long Sal logs from smugglers who were preparing to load the timber in their tractor at around 10 pm on Friday.

Protecting community forest from smugglers a new challenge in Nepalgunj

Published On: March 4, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Mar 4:  It became a real challenge for the consumers of Usha Greenery Community Forest (UGCF) to retrieve 49.44 cubic feet long Sal logs from smugglers who were preparing to load the timber in their tractor at around 10 pm on Friday.

Road safety compromised by haphazard divider placement

Published On: February 18, 2018 09:30 AM NPT By: Arjun Oli

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 18: Dividers are placed on roads to regulate traffic movement. In Nepalgunj, however, it does not seem so. Except for a few places, newly added dividers on the city's main four-lane road are placed so haphazardly that they now pose threat to road safety.