Published On: January 18, 2020 11:11 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Jan 18: Potato farmers in Banke and Bardiya districts are facing losses of Rs 1 billion due to excessive winter rain. Potato production in these districts is likely to decline by 50% this season. The excessive winter rain has continued even in January which will furthermore affect the production of vegetables and winter crops in these districts.
Published On: December 8, 2019 10:27 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Dec 8: “There is no loss in the occupation of agriculture. It may not give you big money, but there is no loss," is what Lal Bahadur Khatri, a farmer based in Khajura in Banke, thinks.
Published On: September 14, 2019 06:30 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Sept 14: Hours after Bheri Zonal Hospital declared a newborn dead, the baby was found to be alive by family members just before performing the final rites. The incident took place in Nepalgunj on Friday morning.
Published On: September 13, 2019 12:57 PM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Sept 13: Hours after Bheri Hospital declared a newborn dead, the baby was found to be alive by family members just before performing final rites in Nepalgunj on Friday morning.
Published On: August 2, 2019 09:42 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
NEPALGUNJ, Aug 2: National Sports Council (NSC) has failed to release the details of the expenses and progress report of the eighth National Games which was held in Province 5, few months ago.
Published On: July 6, 2019 07:03 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
DOLPA, July 5: Every year after mid-May, crowds of people throng Dolpa - the largest district of the country - in order to pick yarsagumba, a prized fungus with medicinal properties. Everyone seems to be in a rush to collect as many yarsa as possible to make more money.
Published On: June 4, 2019 08:02 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, June 4: The hype generated by the eighth national games held in Nepalgunj has not died down even a month after the event. The week-long games organized by the National Sports Council (NSC) ended up gifting several physical infrastructures for the development of sports in Province 5. But on the flip side some wrongdoing by the organizing committee has also come to light.
Published On: May 16, 2019 02:34 PM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, May 16: Sickle cell anemia has emerged as a critical health problem in western Tarai due to lack of proper medical equipment for the treatment of this inherited condition. Patients have been left helpless since the machine used in the treatment of this chronic illness stopped operating at Bheri Provincial Hospital (BPH).
Published On: April 22, 2019 11:00 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
NEPALGUNJ, April 22: Nepalgunj’s swimming pool complex has failed to meet the international standard even after its supposed completion during the Eighth National Games in Nepalgunj, Banke on Sunday.
Published On: April 22, 2019 10:38 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
NEPALGUNJ, April 22: It was a strange moment Saturday for Nepal’s national volleyball player Kripa Adhikari to prepare for a volleyball match against Province 3, which features majority of New Diamond Academy players -- her former teammates -- in the ongoing Eighth National Games at under-construction Khajura volleyball court in Banke.
Published On: April 20, 2019 08:16 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
NEPALGUNJ, April 20: The first round of the 24th National Men’s and 23rd National Women’s Shooting in the Eighth National Games at Shooting Range Hall of the Nepalgunj Stadium premises was canceled abruptly due to the underprepared venue on Friday.
Published On: April 19, 2019 09:29 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, April 19: The Eighth National Games has officially kicked off at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke. President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the Games amid huge enthusiasm and fanfare on Thursday.
Published On: March 19, 2019 10:06 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
NEPALGUNJ, March 19: The official schedules for forthcoming 8th National Games are still undecided despite the inauguration of media center and release of official ‘jingle’ at Nepalgunj sports stadium on Monday. The major sports event of the country has already been postponed twice.
Published On: November 25, 2018 07:28 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Nov 25: Age has caught up with Hari Bahadur Rokaya, the fastest high-altitude marathoner who holds the Guinness World Records. He had thrice won the Everest Marathon, the world’s highest sport of its kind. This time, he was seen in the event in Nepalgunj of Banke not as a participant, but as an instructor.
Published On: October 1, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Oct 1: Police on Sunday arrested Kishori Lal Soni, the alleged murderer of five family members of gold entrepreneur Dipak Hemkar.
Published On: May 1, 2018 07:24 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, May 1: Mohammad Aayatulla Rahaman operates a travel agency near Rajha Airport of Nepalgunj. About six months ago, he was preparing to send 15 passengers to Humla by a Tara Air chartered plane. As his business was just getting started, he planned to give his clients a proper farewell with garlands and khada, the traditional ceremonial scarf. However, when the day for the flight arrived, his company could not fly the clients from Nepalgunj even though they had already paid the airline.
Published On: April 24, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
NEPALGUNJ, April 24: Srijung Shah, 93, reads the Geeta and the Bible passionately. He often recalls his late father’s inspiring words about human life, mortality and the way to attain heavenly bliss within this lifetime. “Whatever wealth you earn, you have to give it away for humanity’s best use. Such a generous act will bring you utter satisfaction and bliss. But if your wealth falls into the wrong hands it’s a big waste,” his father Fatehjung Shah would tell him.
Published On: March 15, 2018 07:48 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, March 15: Survey for a railway connect that connects Indian town of Rupaidiya with Kohalpur of Banke has begun.
Published On: March 15, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Mar 15: Survey for a railway connect that connects Indian town of Rupaidiya with Kohalpur of Banke has begun.
Published On: February 20, 2018 08:25 AM NPT By: Kamal Khatri
BANKE, Feb 19: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has given continuity to its dominance in women’s volleyball clinching the fifth Prime Minister Cup International Volleyball title on Monday.