Yogesh Rawal

The contributor for Republica.

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.

Stray cattle: Used, abandoned and despised

Published On: July 29, 2019 09:20 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 29: Dozens of stray cattle, most of them too old to walk, look exhausted and directionless as they crowd the main road of Tikapur these days. They sit on the street in broad daylight and stay around long hours posing a safety threat to drivers, riders and passerby. Hungry, thirsty, and homeless these animals reflect how owners disown cattle after they find them worthless.

Chand-led outfit seizes Kadayat's land and house in Tikapur

Published On: July 27, 2019 06:50 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 27: The cadres of the outlawed outfit led by Netra Bikram Chand on Saturday took under control the land and house belonging to one person located in Tikapur Municipality-1 in Tikapur.

E coli found in water supplied by drinking water project in Tikapur

Published On: July 24, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

KAILALI, July 24: A test conducted in a laboratory of the Federal Drinking Water Supply and Waste Management Project at Dhangadhi has found the presence of E coli bacteria in the drinking water supplied to the people living in eastern areas of Tikapur Municipality.

Rani Jamara Kulariya irrigation project yet to come into operation

Published On: July 18, 2019 07:56 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 18: At a press conference organized on Tuesday, Minister for Energy, Water Resources, and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun stated that Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Project based in the far-western district of Kailali has come into operation. But reports from the field refute the minister's claim.

Kailali industrial estate project in limbo

Published On: July 11, 2019 08:48 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 11: Work on a proposed industrial estate in Dudejhari in Lumki Chuha Municipality Ward 3 has not gained momentum even though it has already been four years since the project was first mooted.

Dolphins spotted in Mohana and Pathraiya rivers

Published On: July 8, 2019 07:09 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 8: With the level of water rising in the rivers, dolphins have been spotted in the confluence of Mohana and Pathraiya rivers of Tikapur Municipality-7. The locals said they saw the dolphins on Sunday.