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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.

230,511 people of Province 7 still rely on tuins to cross rivers

Published On: May 26, 2018 08:30 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

DHANGADHI/BAJHANG, May 26: In October 2015, while assuming office as the prime minister for the first time, Prime Minister KP Oli had signed a project to replace the 384 cable crossings, locally known as tuins, across the country, with suspension bridges.

Storm causes loss of Rs 45 million to banana farmers

Published On: May 24, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

DHANGADHI, May 24: Strong winds have damaged banana plantations in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts, causing farmers loss of over Rs 44 million.

Ramadan brings religious harmony to the fore

Published On: July 4, 2016 03:20 AM NPT By: PUSHPARAJ JOSHI

NEPALGUNJ, July 4: The true message of any religion, if its true spirit is followed, could only be humanity and harmony, say the Muslims of Nepalgunj. As the holy month of Ramadan is being observed, members of the Muslim community here are excited in spreading brotherhood.