Yogesh Rawal

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3 killed in separate accidents

Published On: March 23, 2018 09:19 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

KAILALI, March 23: At least 3 people died while 2 other sustained injuries yesterday in two different road accidents at Kailali. The accident took place while two bikes collided head-on at Ganeshpur, Lamki Chuwa Municipality-2. Two people travelling on the single bike were killed.

Illegal sand extractions threaten Karnali embankment

Published On: March 22, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 22: Since the past two months dozens of tractor trailers have been transporting loads of stones and sand illegally extracted from the Karnali River toward Bardiya.

Large-scale rice mills of Kailali left in ruins

Published On: March 11, 2018 08:26 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 11: There were days when rice milled in Kailali district used to reach all over the country as well as be exported to India.

Water pollution a big threat to aquatic life in Tikapur

Published On: March 11, 2018 07:26 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 11: The increasing pollution in various rivers and streams of Tikapur has threatened the aquatic life there. This has even led to the disappearance of some rare aquatic species.

Large-scale rice mills of Kailai left in ruins

Published On: March 11, 2018 01:36 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 9: There were days when rice milled in Kailali district used to reach all over the country as well as be exported to India.

Tikapur bazaar comes to standstill

Published On: March 3, 2018 11:47 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, March 3: Market and transportation at Tikapur bazaar has been halted since early morning today. The strike comes following a brutal death of Karna Thapa, 21 who was stabbed by five people while celebrating Holi.

Five stab one to death during Holi

Published On: March 2, 2018 12:05 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

KAILALI, March 2: A 21 year Karan Thapa was stabbed to death while celebrating Holi festival at 12:30 AM at Tikapur today.

Stone smuggling affecting development projects in Kailali

Published On: January 24, 2018 09:23 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 24: Haphazard stone mining from rivers and export to other districts have started affecting infrastructure projects in Kailali district.

People not building quake-resilient houses

Published On: January 17, 2018 09:13 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 17: Despite numerous efforts of Tikapur Municipality to build settlements with earthquake-resilient houses, the people in the municipality are found constructing their houses breaching the standard and rules set by the municipality and the government.

Municipality launches campaign to manage stray cattle

Published On: January 16, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 16: Until some time ago, cattle menace had been a headache for the locals of Tikapur. Farmers had to leave their fields barren as their crops often used to be eaten by the stray cattle.

Poor vision due to fog increases road mishaps

Published On: January 14, 2018 01:48 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 14: Foggy weather conditions created by prolonged cold in Kailali district has led to an increase in road accidents of late.

Uma Devi Badi: An epitome of struggle

Published On: January 13, 2018 11:35 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 13:  Born in a Badi family of Thapagaun, Salyan district, in the year 1965, Uma Devi Badi is often considered an epitome of struggle. In the recently held provincial elections, she got elected under the proportional representation category in Province 7 after filing her candidacy from Nepali Congress (NC). Her struggle for the rights of and opportunities to the Badi community had grabbed a lot of attention and appreciation. She was the commander of the 48 days long Badi movement which has left its mark in Nepali history.

Farmers spill milk on road to protest against DDC

Published On: January 9, 2018 02:05 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Jan 9: Farmers of Lamki of Tikapur spilled milk on the street on Monday morning as part of their protest against Dairy Development Corporation (DDC). The farmers took to the street by spilling 50 liters of milk on the road after the DDC stopped buying milk from farmers.

Drug traffickers arrested in Kailali

Published On: December 20, 2017 02:22 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

KAILALI, Dec 20:  A group of illegal drug smugglers comprising seven members have been arrested in Tikapur in the district on Wednesday.

Tax avoidance on the rise in Kailali

Published On: November 20, 2017 06:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 20: Thousands of individuals and businesses in Kailali district are not paying taxes regularly, according to Inland Revenue Office (IRO), Dhangadhi.

'Disability not a barrier to education'

Published On: November 10, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 10: Pawan Chaudhary, 18, of Amauri, Janaki Municipality-5, was born with physical disability which limits the movement of both of her hands and legs. However, that has not prevented her from getting education.

Smuggling on the rise at Khakraula small customs

Published On: November 10, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 10: Tikapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (TCCI) has requested the officials of Khakraula Small Customs Office in Kailali to step up vigil on illegal import of goods from India.

E-rickshaw drivers stage protest in Tikapur

Published On: November 6, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 6:  A large number of e-rickshaw drivers and entrepreneurs in Tikapur Municipality staged a protest on Sunday by shunning their service for the whole day.

Two female candidates face off in Kailali-1

Published On: November 2, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 2: In order to compete in the upcoming parliamentary elections, both the left and right alliances have fielded women candidates in constituency-1 in Kailali.  The left alliance has picked woman leader of CPN-UML Madan Kumari Shah (Garima) while the 'democratic' alliance has picked Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ishwori Neupane for the post.

Tikapur Park sees huge influx of visitors

Published On: November 1, 2017 02:15 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Nov 1: Tikapur Park in Tikapur of Kailali is becoming a destination among domestic tourists. The number of visitors to the park has increased significantly after the Dashain and Tihar festivals.