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Seven arrested on charge of murdering police personnel in Kailali

Published On: October 20, 2020 08:13 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Oct 20: Police on Tuesday publicized seven persons claiming they were smugglers involved in murdering Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Govinda BK and Constable Ram Bahadur Saud.

Fewer people in Dhangadi wear masks despite increasing risk of COVID-19

Published On: October 15, 2020 10:19 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADI, Oct 15: A fish market in Dhangadi on Saturday afternoon looked vibrant, thanks to a huge number of customers. This was a pleasant experience for shopkeepers whose businesses slowed down heavily since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal in March. But something equally noticeable was the absence of masks on people's faces.

Exodus to India on Dashain eve as people fear starvation

Published On: October 12, 2020 12:55 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

With no jobs and means to earn livelihood, Nepali youths are heading to India.

Experts fear COVID-19 could have been spreading at community level as people without recent travel history test positive

Published On: August 14, 2020 09:29 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADI, Aug 14: There has not been any authentic study whether the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has already spread at the community level in Sudurpaschim Province. However, experts fear that this province could soon be a COVID19 hotspot in view of a growing number of locals without a recent travel history testing positive.

Woman in quarantine in Kailali gang raped

Published On: June 15, 2020 11:00 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, June 15: A woman, who was staying at a quarantine facility in Lamki Chuha Municipality-1, Kailali, was allegedly gang-raped on Saturday night.

India began construction of controversial road 12 years ago, Nepal ‘unaware’

Published On: May 10, 2020 08:51 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, May 10: Nepalis around the world came down heavily upon India’s act of constructing a strategic link road connecting Dharchula of the Indian State of Uttarakhand with the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) of China via the Lipulekh Pass, a Nepali territory. They took to social media to protest against the Indian move and also demanded that India return the Nepali territories of Limpiyadhura, Kalapani and Lipulekh

Another COVID-19 patient discharged; says self-confidence helped him win coronavirus

Published On: April 21, 2020 11:24 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADI, April 21:  COVID-19 infected Amrit Shahi of Dhangadi sub-metropolitan city has been discharged from Seti Provincial Hospital on Tuesday 29 days after he had tested positive for this deadly virus.

He defeated coronavirus. But a bigger battle awaits

Published On: April 21, 2020 02:45 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, April 20: Raj BK, 21, of Lamkichuha Municipality-9, in Kailali district, returned home on Sunday after spending 16 days in quarantine. BK's recovery from the COVID-19 has not only brought happiness in his family, but also in his community.

First case of novel coronavirus in a person without recent travel history

Published On: April 5, 2020 03:05 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, April 5: What had been feared in the far-west for some time has now come true with a person without any recent travel history testing positive for the novel coronavirus. While three people from Sudurpaschim Province tested positive for COVID19 on Saturday alone, the infection has been confirmed in a relative of a person who had earlier tested positive.

Infected in Dhangadi traveled to many places, contacted many

Published On: March 29, 2020 07:33 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, March 29: The novel coronavirus infected man from Dhangadi who is undergoing treatment at Seti Regional Hospital has been found to have met dozens of people after coming to Nepal from Dubai. Talking to Republica, he said that a friend from Biratnagar was in the same Delhi – Kathmandu flight on 20 March. "At that time, we were a total of 19 people from Nepal from Dubai to Delhi, and then I was with a friend from Biratnagar for the flight to Kathmandu from Delhi," he said.

Six-month-old baby waits for mother recently killed

Published On: March 14, 2020 08:25 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, March 14: After the gruesome murder of her parents by an unidentified person/s recently, a six month old baby is left at the mercy of Maya Metro Hospital of Dhangadi. When the incident took place two weeks ago, the baby, Mamata Bhandari, was also hurt. After treatment, she has now recovered.

Sudur Paschim Province has laws that are never implemented

Published On: February 25, 2020 08:10 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Feb 25: Lawmakers of Sudurpaschim Province have accused the government of being biased and overstepping law while selecting developmental projects.

APF into Khaptad Gold Cup quarters

Published On: February 23, 2020 12:29 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Feb 23: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club came from a goal down to beat New Road Team (NRT) 2-1 and advance into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fourth Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup on Saturday.

Deforestation rampant in Kailali

Published On: February 3, 2020 08:40 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADI, Feb 3: Some 30 trees of 'Saal' species were found cut down in a national forest near Sanupal area a few weeks ago. The locals reported it to the District Forest Office but very little has been done to punish those involved in the illegal act.

Heavy equipment demand rises in Sudur Paschim

Published On: January 17, 2020 08:18 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Jan 17: With the formation of the provincial government, the demand for heavy equipment in Sudur Paschim province has risen sharply.

Dispute on fixing Nepal-India border pillars lingers

Published On: December 12, 2019 08:19 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Dec 12: A joint border survey team formed to fix border pillars along the Nepal-India border is yet to fix a total of 329 pillars in Kailali district.

35 killed in road accidents in Sudur Paschim Province in 4 months

Published On: November 29, 2019 08:15 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Nov 29: On November 22, Ram Bahadur Rokaya and Ram Bahadur Thagunna were walking on the road at Krishnanagar Municipality-2 in Kanchanpur district. A speeding vehicle hit them and Rokaya died of injuries at the Seti Provincial Hospital. Police have yet to nab the vehicle and the driver.

Lack of mosquito nets at Dhangadhi hospitals spawns fears of dengue spreading

Published On: September 22, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Sept 21: Dhaniram Sadgawa Chaudhary, 39, of Sadhepani in Ghodaghodi Municipality-2 is receiving treatment for dengue at Nisarga Hospital in Dhangadhi.

Kailali arrests indicate illegal money-lending widespread

Published On: September 10, 2019 07:23 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, Sept 10: Police in Kailali have arrested three people for their alleged involvement in illegal money-lending in a case that officials believe could help them explain several incidents of bankruptcy and suicides that rocked Dhangadhi in recent years.

One victim of Dhangadhi explosion dies

Published On: July 19, 2019 07:35 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

Dhangadhi July 19: One of the victims of Thursday's explosion in Dhangadi died in course of treatment in local hospital, district authorities said.