PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

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Tourism entrepreneurs demand Dhangadhi-Pokhara direct flights

Published On: March 14, 2021 12:12 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, March 14: Entrepreneurs of the far western region of Nepal have demanded direct flights between Dhangadhi and Pokhara, especially to cater to Indian tourists and other international tourists willing to travel to these destinations.

Conservationists say tigers have been living in Kailali forests for a long time

Published On: February 25, 2021 01:40 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Feb 25: After the death of 25-year-old Kala Dhami of Andaiya in Gauriganga Municipality-5 in a tiger attack on February 14, the stakeholders are curious as to where the tiger actually came from.

PHOTOS: Khaptad calling !

Published On: February 5, 2021 07:00 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

Khaptad has been blanketed with heavy snow as the region started witnessing heavy snowfall since Thursday.

Technicians reach mustard fields to control insect infestation

Published On: December 15, 2020 11:36 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Dec 15: After an outbreak of insects in the mustard fields, a joint team of technicians from the Agriculture Development Branch, Plant Protection Laboratory, Kanchanpur, Agribusiness Promotion Support and Training Center has studied and monitored mustard fields in Punarbas Municipality of Kanchanpur.

NC leader Gagan Thapa challenges Prez Bhandari to maintain dignity of her post or contest election with him

Published On: December 14, 2020 08:40 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Dec 14: A key leader of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), Gagan Thapa has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of protecting corrupt people.

Children in remote villages of Kailali deprived of vaccines

Published On: September 23, 2020 08:55 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Sept 23: A lot of children in the rural parts of Kailali grow up without receiving basic vaccines. According to the local representatives, absence of clinics in the rural villages has hit vaccination campaigns. Similarly, health workers and volunteers escape their job as they need to walk for days to reach out to different destinations. One such village is Baluwagada of Chure Rural Municipality - 4.

Two buried to death in landslide in Darchula

Published On: July 28, 2020 08:17 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, July 28: A couple died after being buried in a landslide at Salli of Duhu Rural Municipality-3 in Darchula district on Tuesday morning.

Community forest in Godawari Municipality being encroached upon

Published On: February 21, 2020 10:16 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Feb 21: Following the provincial assembly’s decision to fix Godawari Municipality as the capital of Sudur Paschim Province, the community forest around the area faces the risk of being encroached upon.

Demanding compensation, Garima victims plan protest against govt

Published On: February 4, 2020 12:36 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Feb 4: Denied compensation, farmers, who faced huge loss due to failure of Garima brand of paddy seeds, are preparing to launch protest against the government.

Demanding compensation, Garima victims plan protest against govt

Published On: February 4, 2020 08:18 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Feb 4: Denied compensation, farmers, who faced huge loss due to failure of Garima brand of paddy seeds, are preparing to launch protest against the government.

Sugar mills ignore floor price set by government

Published On: February 1, 2020 12:52 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KANCHANPUR, Feb 1: Sugarcane farmers have been compelled to sell sugarcane at the price set by the sugar mills instead of the floor price set by the government at Rs 536.56 per quintal, which includes the government subsidy of Rs 65.28 per quintal.

Mines of Sudurpashchim province yet to be explored

Published On: January 26, 2020 11:59 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Jan 26: The Sonaha people have been managing their livelihood by searching gold in the Karnali River that flows from Tikapur of Kailali and Rajapur of Bardiya. Their livelihood depends upon gold panning in the banks of the river. Similarly, Sudurpashchim province has immense possibility of petroleum products.

Kailali locals struggle to cope with cold weather

Published On: January 12, 2020 09:03 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Jan 12: Amid limited facilities and arrangements, locals of Kailali have found it very hard to cope with the chilly weather. The dipping temperature and cold wave have hit their daily routines. The locals are seen around fire lit at crossroads and market places even during the daytime.

Sudurpaschim govt spends Rs 4.2 million monthly on salaries and allowances for ministers, assembly members

Published On: November 18, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Nov 18: The Sudurpaschim provincial government has been spending more than four million rupees on salaries, residents, communication, water, and electricity supply to ministers and provincial assembly members, excluding the amount provided to them for fuel.

Lack of govt employees hampering development of Sudur Paschim Province

Published On: September 30, 2019 10:17 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Sept 30: The process of infrastructural development in Sudur Paschim province has been hit hard as the Ministry of Infrastructure Development does not have even half the number of employees allocated for it. While the total quota for employees at the ministry is 55, it has just 22 employees.

Gauriganga and Ghodaghodi municipalities have border dispute

Published On: August 31, 2019 03:05 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Aug 31: A border dispute between Gauriganga Municipality and Ghodaghodi Municipality has become further complicated.

TB still a stubborn scourge in Kailali village

Published On: August 29, 2019 10:17 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Aug 29: In 2017, there were 29 tuberculosis cases in Masuriya, a village in Kailali district. The following year, this number reached 40.  The new TB patients have been found in the same localities where cases were seen some 18 years ago. Masuriya Health Post is alarmed at the spurt in TB cases within such a small population.

Woman thrashed 40 days ago yet to recover from injuries

Published On: August 12, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, August 12: Ramjanaki Chaudhary, 25, of Gapki, Lamki Chuha Municipality-8, is yet to recover from the injuries she received after she was beaten up by her neighbor Yam Bahadur Chaudhary some 40 days ago.

Kailali district mobilizes volunteers to alert locals of flood threats

Published On: August 8, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Aug 8: The District Natural Disaster Rescue Committee of Kailali has mobilized volunteers to alert locals about the rising water levels of different rivers and rivulets in the district.

Ghodaghodi, a safe haven for globally endangered birds

Published On: August 8, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Aug 8: The birds that were enlisted in the endangered list of the country were recently spotted around the Ghodaghodi Lake in Kailali.