Yogesh Rawal

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Karnali river boat capsize: One body found, one still missing

Published On: October 21, 2018 11:04 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 21: One body has been found out of two who were missing when a boat capsized in Karnali river on October 15.

Chure destruction escalates as local bodies award licenses

Published On: October 10, 2018 10:21 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 10: Collection of aggregates from river and deforestation has not ended even after the government banned it in the Chure region. Locals have been constantly reporting and protest against such activities in the region. Against the government’s directives and local’s protest, local governments are fueling such activities by providing permission.

Farmers demand restriction on import of Indian bananas

Published On: October 10, 2018 09:50 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 10: Banana farmers have sought restriction of banana import from India, stating that unfettered access of the Indian fruit has harmed their business.

Two killed in Tikapur bus mishap

Published On: September 14, 2018 07:01 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Sept 14: Two people were killed in a vehicular accident that occurred at Balchaur of Lamkichuha Municipality-3 on Friday afternoon.

6 injured, 2 critically in Tikapur bus accident

Published On: September 14, 2018 05:12 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Sept 14: Six people were injured in a vehicular accident that occurred at Balchaur of Lamkichuha Municipality-3 on Friday afternoon.

Endangered dolphins face risk of extinction

Published On: September 7, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Sept 7: Just a decade ago, dolphins were easily spotted in five various rivers of Kailali. There were many dolphins in Karnali, Mohana, Patharaiya, Kanda and Kandra rivers.Of late, however, the numbers of dolphins has significantly diminished. People can hardly spot dolphins in these rivers these days.

Gang extorting from freed Kamaiyas held

Published On: August 31, 2018 01:05 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 31: Police on Thursday arrested members of a gang which has been providing ‘land ownership certificates’ to the freed Kamaiyas of Kailali District in exchange for hefty cash.

Three years on, 36 Tikapur accused still at large

Published On: August 23, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 23:  Exactly three years ago today, the Tikapur incident claimed the lives of eight security personnel and a toddler. The unfortunate incident happened during the Madhes movement.

Drug abuse declining in Tikapur

Published On: August 10, 2018 07:20 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 10: Drug abuse in Tikapur Municipality of Kailali district has decreased in recent times, thanks to the efforts made by the local security bodies. Only one incident of drug abuse was reported in the last fiscal year, against 27 such incidents in the previous fiscal year.

Unidentified group detonates bomb at Deuti tobacco factory

Published On: August 9, 2018 09:44 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 9: An unidentified group on Thursday morning detonated a bomb at Deuti Tobacco factory in Lamkichuwa municipality-1 of Kailali.

Locals fear another nightmare as Karnali River gushes toward settlement areas

Published On: August 9, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 9: With the rise in water level, the swollen Karnali River has started gushing into the settlement areas in Tikapur-5, Shahipur creating panic among the locals.

13 year child raped in Tikapur

Published On: August 5, 2018 11:12 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 5: Police have arrested Basanta Budha, 20 year for his alleged involvement in raping a 13 year girl from Chisapani, Lamkicuha Municpality-3, Kailali.

Conservation efforts boost dolphin population

Published On: July 30, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 30: Biplav Raj Shrestha, 23, of Vajani Municipality in Kailali is pursuing master's degree in engineering at a Hyderabad-based college in India.

Tikapur Hospital in miserable state

Published On: July 19, 2018 09:34 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 19: The locals living in eastern parts of Kailali and western parts of Bardiya have been dependent on Tikapur Hospital for treatment since years. But the hospital which is benefiting the people of both the districts is itself in a miserable state.

To treat patients, Tikapur Hospital needs immediate treatment

Published On: July 17, 2018 02:23 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 17: The Tikapur Hospital is the nearest hospital for residents of two districts to seek health services.  However, the hospital’s condition is bleak, according to a report presented by Ratna Bahadur Khadka, chairperson of Tikapur Hospital Development Committee.

Tikapur Campus fighting to get back its 300 bigha land

Published On: July 12, 2018 04:20 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 12: It has been 12 years that around 300 bigha of land belonging to Tikapur Multiple Campus has been illegally encroached upon by people who claim themselves as Kamaiyas (freed bonded laborers), squatters and landless people.

Decision to upgrade Satti small customs into main customs elates locals

Published On: July 8, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 8: Locals and Tikapur and surrounding areas have welcomed the government's decision to upgrade Satti Small Customs Office along into a full-fledged customs office. On the call of Tikapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (TCCI), they celebrated the decision by lighting up their homes with a belief that the decision will open up new opportunities in the area.

Child born with two pairs of legs, hands and backbones

Published On: July 3, 2018 09:14 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 3: Shanti Chaudhary, 22 of Layakpur in Janaki rural municipality-3 gave birth to a child having four legs, four hands and two backbones.

Satti Small Customs gets new chief every month

Published On: June 23, 2018 05:25 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, June 23: Purandhar Dahal, a non-gazette first class officer, is currently the chief of Satti Small Customs Office in Kailali. Ananda Ghimire was the chief of the office until last month, while a new chief is joining next month.

Badis turning to Christianity to ‘overcome poverty, caste discrimination’

Published On: May 15, 2018 06:40 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, May 15: Ramesh Badi of Lamkichuha Municipality – 3 was extremely worried about his son’s health. Doctors had declared that his son suffered from brain tumor and that his family might not able to afford his treatment. The landless family, which had been living a kind of nomadic life along with other Badi people in a jungle side, gave up hope. However, ‘god’ appeared to help him one day, he says.