Yogesh Rawal

The contributor for Republica.

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.

Students risking their lives for higher education

Published On: July 5, 2019 09:20 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 5: There is a large settlement adjoining the Banjariya forest to the west of the Kanda River.

Tikapur announces women-friendly policies and programs

Published On: June 27, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, June 27: While unveiling budget for the upcoming fiscal year, Tikapur Municipality has introduced lots of women-friendly projects and policies which have been warmly welcomed by the locals.

Sonaha community believes not sending children to school will save money

Published On: June 13, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, June 13: The poor financial condition of most of the people of Sonaha community living in Geruwa Rural Municipality of Bardiya has compelled their children to assist their families instead of going to schools.

Kailali wetlands, lakes disappearing at an alarming rate

Published On: June 10, 2019 09:48 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, June 10: Until a few years back, Puraina Lake at Bhajani Municipality would offer a mesmerizing view. Cranes and many other species of birds would flock to this lake and enjoy its water and the surrounding flora. However, this lake that spread in 66 hectors of land is now a paddy field. After its water gradually dried up, its inhabitant, which included cranes, species of bird that sits on protected birds list, also disappeared. After the lake slowly disappeared, some residents near the lake started to cultivating its land.

Locals doubtful about durability of 6-lane road in Tikapur

Published On: June 3, 2019 10:42 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, June 3: The locals of Tikapur Municipality have expressed doubts regarding the quality of the six-lane road being constructed from Jamarapul to the bus park of the municipality.

Road construction agonizing locals

Published On: June 1, 2019 08:35 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, June 1: The construction of the six-lane Khakraula road in Tikapur Municipality has adversely affected the locals and business persons in and around the area. The locals filed a complaint at the municipality after the dust began blowing in the area due to the soil dumped by the contractor on the road, affecting their health and businesses.

Drinking water project for 55,750 households inaugurated in Tikapur

Published On: May 27, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, May 27: Locals of Tikapur have demonstrated that the participation of consumers' committee can help expedite projects of vital importance to the public.

Teachers affiliated to Far-western University not paid since 11 months

Published On: May 22, 2019 09:34 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, May 22: Teachers of educational institutes affiliated to the Far-western University have started protests alleging that they have not been paid for the past 11 months. The teachers' associations in all 14 campuses of the university have padlocked the offices of their respective campus chief as part of the protest.

In Tikapur, social media sites being blamed for child marriages

Published On: May 19, 2019 03:05 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

DHANGADHI, May 19: Sabitri Ghimire is 21 years old and she already has three kids. A resident of Ghiya village of Tikapur Municipality – 3, she married a man who was a year elder than her when she was 16. “I was studying in ninth standard. I fell in love with a man from a neighboring village, and subsequently we got married,” she recaps.

Youths construct learning center in Kamaiya settlement

Published On: May 10, 2019 08:55 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, May 10:  By collecting money through the social media, 13 youths have built a concrete building for a learning center at a settlement of former bonded laborers in Lamkichuha Municipality-1 of Tikapur.

Mentally unsound girl tied with rope for 14 years

Published On: May 10, 2019 08:49 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, May 10: Befani Tharu,19, of Mukta Kamaiya (free bonded-laborers) settlement at Lamkichuha Municipality, has been tied with a rope for the last 14 years. It is uncertain how long she will stay like this due to her struggle with mental health.