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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.

Five injured in Dhangadi explosion

Published On: July 18, 2019 08:45 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADI, July 18: Five people have sustained injuries in an explosion in Dhangadi on Thursday evening.

Ninth grader dies after severe beating by teachers

Published On: July 11, 2019 06:56 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, July 11: Four teachers have been taken under custody after Madhav Kalauni, a ninth grader at Mahakali Bal Vidyalaya of Majhgaun, Bhimdutta Municipality in Kanchanpur, died allegedly due to severe beatings by the teachers.

Sudur Paschim on spending spree as fiscal year nears end

Published On: July 9, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, July 9: As the current fiscal year nears its end, Sudur Paschim Province has intensified development activities, spending the development budget in a hurry so as to prevent budget-freezing.

Man forced to have penis cut off to change gender

Published On: July 4, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

KATHMANDU, July 4: A Nepali working for an Indian in Jammu has allegedly been coerced into having his penis cut off in a bid to change his gender, according to police.

Sudur Paschim registers second win

Published On: June 24, 2019 11:13 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, June 24: Sudur Paschim Province has registered its straight second win of the ongoing Fourth Prime Minister (PM) Cup T-20 Cricket Tournament defeating Province 5 by 51 runs in Mahendranagar on Sunday.

17 days on Kailali windstorm victims yet to receive aid

Published On: June 24, 2019 09:02 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, June 24: Life has yet to return to normalcy in the windstorm affected areas of Kailali district even after over two weeks since the disaster. Many of storm victims whose homes were damaged by the storm are living in makeshift shelters while some others are living in their damaged houses. Even though several organizations have reached out to the victims with aid, it has not been adequate, victims say.

Thursday’s storm killed two, injured 99 in Kailali and Kanchanpur

Published On: June 8, 2019 07:35 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, June 8: A storm on Thursday evening killed two people and injured 99 others in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts. The storm felled trees, electricity poles and tore down the tin and thatch roofs of many houses. Large areas in the districts are without power while several roads that were blocked by felled trees have reopened Friday.

Strong storm in Kailali-Kanchanpur destroys en masse

Published On: June 6, 2019 10:20 PM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADI, June 6: A strong storm has hit Kailali and Kanchanpur on Thursday evening.  The storm that hit at around 8 pm has destroyed the area.

Snail-paced repair work at Dhangadhi Airport disappoints Sudurpaschim people

Published On: May 26, 2019 08:08 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, May 26: The Dhangadhi Airport, the only airport in Sudurpaschim Province, has been closed for the last 21 days for the ongoing repair work. Before shutting down the airport for a month, the authorities had assured the locals that the airport will resume its services after 20 days.

Dhangadhi airport shut for a month for upgrading

Published On: May 6, 2019 09:09 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI May 5: The only airport connecting Kathmandu to Dhangadhi of Sudurpaschim Province in the far west has been closed for a month. Passengers who travel to Kathmandu due to health problems like heart attack are likely to be affected by the unavailability of flights.

Two bordering villages without land ownership certificate

Published On: April 16, 2019 08:13 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

DHANGADHI, April 16: Shivaratnapur and Mohanpur villages of Kailari Rural Municipality-3 are 27 kilometers away from Dhangadhi, the temporary capital of Sudurpaschim Province. These two settlements have been separated by the Mohana River, which divides the border between India and Nepal as well.

Suspended DSP GC surrenders before court

Published On: March 26, 2019 08:36 AM NPT By: DIL BAHADUR CHHATYAL

KANCHANPUR, March 26: A day after the District Court (DC), Kanchanpur, released sacked Superintendent of Police (SP) Dilli Raj Bista on bail, suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) Angur GC surrendered himself before the court on Monday.