Yogesh Rawal

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Health workers at quarantine facilities themselves at risk

Published On: April 3, 2020 08:29 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, April 3: Health workers deployed at several quarantine facilities set up by the government in the western region have complained of the lack of minimum protective equipment. As they have to handle even people potentially infected with the novel coronavirus, which is highly contagious, the lack of proper gloves, masks and thermometer guns has left them anxious.

Bamboo becomes source of income for locals of Tikapur

Published On: March 21, 2020 11:33 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 21: Satti Karnali community forest at Tikapur Municipality has become a lucrative source of income for the locals in the area. The locals had been earning income through fodder, log among others but now bamboo has become one of the major income source.

Coronavirus prevention and control measures weak at border point

Published On: March 19, 2020 08:46 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 19: The Nepal-India border point at Khakraula in Tikapur Municipality – 9 remains crowded all the time. It is estimated that over 2,000 people cross this border point on a daily basis. However, the health desk set up there is no sufficient to check the health condition of the travelers. This lapse is likely to turn costly for the prevention and control of the possible spread of coronavirus.

Locals block tipper trucks for damaging roads

Published On: March 10, 2020 08:55 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 10: Locals in Rajipur of Tikapur Municipality – 2 have put restriction on the movement of tipper trucks 'to prevent roads from being further damaged'. They have taken this action against the trucks carrying sand and aggregates from the Karnali River. Both old and newly blacktopped roads are in dilapidated conditions and this has been attributed to heavily loaded trucks that 'move on the roads round the clock'.

Construction of Kuine bridge gains momentum

Published On: March 7, 2020 12:24 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 7: The construction work of Kuine bridge which started last year, is gaining momentum with 60% of the work completed so far. According to the construction company Anak-Lumbini JV, the construction work is being carried out under the 'Multi-Span Arch' design.

Locals refuse to relocate even after receiving compensation

Published On: March 6, 2020 09:46 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 6: As many as 16 families of Balchaur in Lamki Municipality-3, who have received compensation from Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project, are refusing to vacate their property.

Revenue collection affected in absence of quarantine

Published On: February 20, 2020 11:21 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Feb 20: Prakash Timilsina, operator of Mahalaxmi Agro situated in Tikapur Municipality-1 was happy from the government's decision taken one and half years ago to announce Satti Chhoti Customs Office as the main custom point in the region.

Construction of powerhouse gains momentum

Published On: January 6, 2020 09:11 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 6: The construction of powerhouse under hydropower component of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project is moving ahead at a fast pace.

Tigress with cubs enters settlement, locals terrified

Published On: January 3, 2020 09:21 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 3: A tigress, accompanied by its two cubs, is reported to have been frequenting the settlements of Joshipur and Janaki rural municipalities for the last one week. According to the locals, the tigress continues to be spotted in the nursery at the bank of the local Pathraiya River. Near the Pathraiya River, there are human settlements in villages of Shankarpur, Jhabahi, Manuwa, Hasnapur, Baani and Jawalpur. The people in these villagers are even afraid to get outside of their homes even in day time.

Community schools distributing junk food

Published On: December 29, 2019 08:17 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Dec 29: Some community schools in Lamki Chuha Municipality of Kailali district have been distributing junk food to their students for lunch, it has been learnt.

SSB clears way for embankment construction

Published On: December 23, 2019 08:18 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Dec 23: India's paramilitary force, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), which had obstructed the construction of a river embankment in Kailali, has backed off from the region. It also said that the construction was not obstructed intentionally.

India's SSB obstructs work on embankment in Kailali

Published On: December 22, 2019 08:29 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Dec 22: India's  paramilitary Seema Sahastra Bal (SSB) has obstructed the construction of a river embankment in Kailali district.

Karnali Campus closed for lack of students

Published On: November 23, 2019 08:49 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 23: Karnali Multiple Campus in Tikapur Municipality, Kailali, has been closed due to the lack of students.

Rice mill of Rajapur purchasing paddy from Kailali

Published On: November 19, 2019 10:12 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 19: Aadhunik Chamal Karkhana of Rajapur in Bardiya district has started buying paddy from Tikapur of adjoining Kailali district. The rice mill was not able to find required quantity of paddy locally.

700 bigha of temple land shrinks to 8 kattha

Published On: November 7, 2019 08:51 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 7: Historical evidences say that a Shivalaya Temple at Tikapur Municipality had 700 bigha of land in the past. However, now it occupies no more than a mere eight kattha land. According to Bidur Kayastha, chairperson of the Shivalaya Temple Protection Committee, there are some documents which prove that the temple earlier had 700 bigha of land. But over the years, it lost the land," he said. "Now, there is no more than eight kattha and 14 dhur of land in its name," he added.

Transmission line affects work of 6-lane road

Published On: October 12, 2019 09:25 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 12: The under-construction 6-lane road in Tikapur has been affected by the Nepal Electricity Authority’s (NEA) 33 KV transmission line. The construction has been affected as the authority has delayed shifting the poles of the transmission line.

Unidentified group torches Mayor’s office in Kailali

Published On: September 15, 2019 06:24 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Sept 15: An unidentified group torched mayor’s office of Lamkichuwa municipality, Kailali on Saturday night.

Seven injured in Kailali bus accident

Published On: September 8, 2019 12:32 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

KAILALI, Sept 8: A bus met with an accident on Sunday morning injuring seven passengers in Kailali.

Civil servant adjustment triggers chaos in health sector

Published On: August 12, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 12: There has been an immediate, hard impact of the Civil Servants Adjustment Act on the health sector. Hundreds of thousands of patients across the country have been affected as health workers and doctors have started leaving hospitals for their new postings following the adjustment process of civil servants and government officials in the federal structure.

Tikapur dolphins attract tourists

Published On: August 6, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 6: John Spates of England had come to Nepal for the first time in 2006. The most exciting thing he did then was watch dolphins in Tikapur. Since then, he has been coming to Nepal every year for the same purpose. This year, too, he came for the same reason and left last Wednesday.