PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

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19 yrs on, freed Kamaiyas still wait for own land

Published On: July 19, 2019 06:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, July 19: Ramita Chaudhari, who lives at the Free Kamaiya Camp in Milanpur of Kailari Rural Municipality of Kailali district carries an identity card which says she is a 'freed Kamiya'.

Three including ACCI chairperson arrested during press conference

Published On: July 4, 2019 07:16 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, July 4: Police on Wednesday arrested three persons including the chairperson of Attariya Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on the charge of attempting to foil the third municipal assembly of Godawari Municipality a week ago.

Entrepreneurs arrested in Kailali

Published On: July 3, 2019 04:30 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, July 3: Police have arrested three officials of Attariya Chamber of Commerce and Industry including chamber president Ashok Devkota on Wednesday. Devkota and two others were arrested during a press meet held at the chamber’s auditorium.

Budget allocated thrice for the same road

Published On: June 21, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, June 21: This year Gauriganga Municipality did not sanction any budget for the road connecting Badhaipur and Talbanda despite its dilapidated condition.

Local govts channeling provincial govt in encroaching upon forests

Published On: May 13, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, May 123: In September last year, the provincial assembly of Sudurpaschim Province decided to set up its capital in the Teghari forest located in Godawari Municipality of Kailali.

Ministry to encourage fine rice production in Sudur Paschim Province

Published On: April 21, 2019 09:07 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, April 21: Amid rising import of fine scented rice from India, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture, and Cooperative of Sudur Paschim Province has endeavored to promote rice farming in the region by providing farmers with subsidy on seed and fertilizer, and improving irrigation facilities.

Police recover 18 kilos gold buried

Published On: February 14, 2019 03:31 PM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Feb 14: Police have recovered 18 kilos of gold from Punarbaas Municipality- Dashrathbasti, Kanchanpur.

Sudurpaschim to bring electric buses into operation only next year

Published On: February 10, 2019 08:42 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Feb 10: Even seven months after announcing its full-fledged budget, Sudurpaschim Province has not been able to implement its decision to operate its own electric bus service.

Sudurpaschim to bring electric buses into operation only next year

Published On: February 10, 2019 03:01 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Feb 9Even seven months after announcing its full-fledged budget, Sudurpaschim Province has not been able to implement its decision to operate its own electric bus service.

Farmers in far west worried due to shortage of fertilizers

Published On: December 22, 2018 10:44 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Dec 22: Farmers in far-western Nepal are worried that their winter crops will be affected due to a shortage of fertilizers.

Nirmala case protestors clash with police in Dhangadhi

Published On: December 12, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Dec 12: Police and protestors demanding justice for Kanchanpur rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta clashed in Dhangadhi when the protestors tried to paste Nirmala's posters in front of the chief minister's office on Tuesday.

Dhangadhi gets new power cables after 25 years

Published On: December 5, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Dec 5: Despite having utility poles, the residents of Dhangadhi Bazaar often had to stay in the dark.

Dalit ward members excluded from decision-making

Published On: November 27, 2018 08:00 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Nov 27: Last year’s local elections held after a hiatus of 20 years introduced hundreds of Dalit women to politics. Though they were assured of posts in various government offices, they are still far from the decision-making process. The constitution had made it mandatory to include Dalit women in each ward, but those members lament that they have been left out of development activities. They claim that all the decisions are taken without their knowledge as they are not invited during discussions.

Farmers unable to sow seeds

Published On: November 6, 2018 07:53 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Nov 6: Chedaram Rana, a farmer from Krishnapur Municipality-9, sows wheat seeds in his farm by the end of October every year. By the beginning of November, the seeds would even start bearing saplings. This year, however, Rana has not even plowed his field.

Govt screening returnees at border to prevent Malaria

Published On: October 28, 2018 03:25 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Oct 28: With Malaria taking toll in Lucknow and Bareli of Uttar Pradesh in India, a health check post has been set up at Gauriphanta border in Dhangadhi to make sure that no migrant worker brings the epidemic to Nepal.

Women stage sit-in for release of report on Nirmala case

Published On: September 30, 2018 03:25 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 30: Women's rights activists in Mahendranagar have begun a sit-in protest demanding that the government make public a report prepared by a high-level commission investigating the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta.

Gaura festival kicks off in far west region (with photos)

Published On: September 3, 2018 10:51 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Sept 3: Gaura Parba, the major festival of the far-west region, has begun from today, the day of Bhadra Krishna Panchami.

Curfew lifted in Mahendranager

Published On: August 28, 2018 07:22 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: District Administrative Office has lifted the imposed curfew in Mahendranagar from five AM on Tuesday morning.  The administration has lifted the curfew, imposed since five days till further notice. The decision came as civil unrest since past few days has come to normal in Mahendranagar.

Spread of Tuberculosis continues

Published On: July 23, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, July 23: Even as the government and stakeholders are making attempts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB), a recently published report shows that the disease is still prevalent in places and communities where it was first noticed about two decades ago.

Govt constructing six-lane highway without arranging diversion

Published On: July 7, 2018 09:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, July 7: The incessant rainfall last Monday obstructed Mohana-Attariya road section of Kailali district for over five hours.