Yogesh Rawal

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Endangered Indian pangolin found in Kailali

Published On: October 24, 2017 05:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 23: Villagers of Bhajani VDC of Kailali district recently found an endangered Indian pangolin and safely released the rare animal in the nearby forest. The locals said they were excited to see the endangered mammal in their village after a long time.

Two children missing after getting drowned in Karnali River

Published On: October 24, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 23: Two children from Lamki Chuha Municipality-2, Ganeshpur, have gone missing after drowning in the Karnali River on Monday.

Elderly elated to get allowance at home

Published On: October 24, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 23: Ninety-three years old Narpata Aauji of Tikapur Municipality-9 was elated to receive the elderly citizens' allowance at her own home this time.

Indian nationalist slogan in Nepal Police caps

Published On: October 12, 2017 03:45 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 12: It might be hard for many to believe that the caps worn by Nepal Police personnel have labels on the inner side that bear the a slogan - Sare jahan se achha Hindustan hamara (My India is better than the entire world). Some of these caps even have the picture of a sheep.

Garbage dumped in dolphin conservation area

Published On: October 12, 2017 02:45 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Oct 12: Locals of Tikapur Municipality have expressed disappointment over the municipal authority for dumping garbage in a dolphin conservation area.

Neglect Shrouds Padma Prakashwar Mahadev Temple

Published On: September 9, 2017 03:32 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

An interesting thing about the temple is that the jaladhar of the Shivalinga faces east whereas almost all jaladhars in other Shivalaingas are faced south. The water offered to the Shivalinga falls on the idol of Lord Ram situated on east side of the Shivalinga.

Karnali bridge starts to wear down due to lack of repair

Published On: August 29, 2017 02:10 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, August 29: The bridge connecting the far-western region to the rest of the country has started to wear down due to lack of timely repair. The Karnali bridge built in 1993 has become visibly fragile due to lack of proper maintenance in more than two decades since it came into operation.

Communal harmony growing stronger in Tikapur

Published On: August 23, 2017 12:45 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, August 23: Two years have passed by since the heart-wrenching Tikapur incident in Kailali district, in which eight police personnel and a toddler were brutally lynched. That incident is said to have been triggered by conflict and hatred between Tharus of tarai and Pahadis of hills.

Locals facing post-flood health hazards

Published On: August 12, 2017 08:25 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 11: The locals of Pahalwapur, Kailali are getting sick due to the rotting carcasses and washed up crops and clothing after floods hit the village on August 4. Around eight wards of Ghodaghodi Municipality were affected by the floods in Kandra river.

Dhurmus inspires locals to take up brooms for a cause

Published On: August 8, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 7: Comedian actor Sita Ram Kattel, popularly known as Dhurmus, has inspired people take up brooms to join the clean-up campaign of roads in Tikapur. The locals of the town were surprised when Kattel arrived to their neighborhood early in the morning with brooms.

Flood victims in Kailali spending nights on Postal Highway

Published On: August 7, 2017 09:39 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, Aug 6: Since the last four days, few families of Khallatole and Kandadhika of Bhajani Municipality-8 in Kailali have been forced to spend their nights in the Postal Highway. When a massive flood inundated their house on Thursday night, locals had to run toward the road in order to save their lives. Even after so many days, their houses are still waterlogged. The level of water is so high that people have to use boats to reach their home. In such a situation, victims cannot think of returning to their homes for few more days.

Flood victims spending nights in Postal Highway

Published On: August 7, 2017 03:19 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, August 6: Since the last four days, few families of Khallatole and Kandadhika of Bhajani Municipality-8 have been forced to spend their nights in the Postal Highway. When a massive flood inundated their house on Thursday night, locals had to run toward the road in order to save their lives. Even after so many days, their houses are still waterlogged. The level of water is so high that people have to use boats to reach their home. In such a situation, victims cannot think of returning to their homes for few more days.

24 domesticated animals killed, 35 houses damaged as flood hit village

Published On: August 4, 2017 12:02 PM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, August 4: At least two dozens of domesticated animals were killed in Ward-10 of Ghodaghodi  Municipality in Kailali as the flood faced by the Kandra river flowed through the human settlement area earlier today.

Number of eye patients rising in Tikapur

Published On: August 3, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, August 2:  In the recent days, Tikapur Eye Care Center is witnessing extensively high number of eye patients

Flood alert system saving lives in Tikapur

Published On: July 30, 2017 02:15 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 29: When dark clouds start hovering in the sky, heartbeats of the locals of Dhansingpur and Narayanpur start getting faster. Every monsoon, these locals are worried about protecting their loved ones and properties from massive floods, which are a common occurrence in rivers like Karnali, Mohana, Patharaiya, and Kanda. Devastating floods time and again have rendered many people homeless and have even caused human casualties. The Rainy season has always wreaked havoc in the lives of the villagers.

Tikapur sees rise in number of people seeking citizenship certificates

Published On: July 26, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 25: In view of the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections, a large number of people are seeking citizenship in Kailali district.

Karnali erodes embankment, Bardiya settlements at risk

Published On: July 24, 2017 08:18 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 23: The Karnali River is likely to change its course and enter human settlements in Bardiya district. The possibility came to the fore after an embankment in the eastern part of Sattighat bridge, which connects Tikapur of Kailali with Rajapur of Bardiya, eroded.

Karnali likely to enter Bardiya settlements as embankment erodes

Published On: July 24, 2017 03:15 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 23: Karnali River is likely to change its course and enter human settlements in Bardiya district. The possibility came to fore after an embankment in the eastern part of the Sattighat Bridge, which connects Tikapur of Kailali with Rajapur of Bardiya, submerged in.

Man arrested for impregnating his own granddaughter

Published On: July 20, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 19:  Area Police Office (APO), Tikapur has arrested a man alleging him of impregnating his own granddaughter.

Satti SCO collects revenue of Rs 20 m

Published On: July 18, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Yogesh Rawal

TIKAPUR, July 17; Satti Small Customs Office (SCO) of Kailali district has collected revenue of Rs 21.3 million in the fiscal year 2016/17 that ended on July 15.