MAHENDRANAGAR, Nov 11: In the course of his trek throughout the country, a spiritual guru Mohan Sharan Devacharya had landed in Kanchanpur one and a half year ago. He drew wide attention of people and local authorities when he talked about stray cattle, especially cows. "Cows left in the street are starving; many injured and have nowhere to go. This is a very pathetic situation," he said.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 18: What can be found in an airport? The simple answer is aircraft. But the answer is incorrect for airports in the far-western part of the country. Instead of a place for aircraft, the airports have become grazing lands for animals and playgrounds for children for years.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 17: Anita Sunaha has vivid memories of being able to catch bucketful of fishes within hours from the Mahakali River when she was a kid. And that was so when she was not even considered ‘an expert’ in fishing. “My friends would collect even more fishes within minutes. There were plenty of fishes in the river back then,” she reminisces.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 16: As a small kid, Mohan Negi of Majhagaun village used to see huge wake of vultures fighting around the carcasses of dead animals. He reminisces that these vultures used to very big. He used to get very excited observing these vultures. “I would consider them mightiest among birds; they were so energetic and passionate,” he reminisced.
MAHENDRANAGAR, June 27: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club has clinched the Fourth Prime Minister (PM) Cup T20’s Women’s Cricket Tournament with a six-wicket win over Sudur Paschim Province in Mahendranagar on Wednesday.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Dec 13: Children were among the 200 people who were rescued by Maiti Nepal in 2018 from Gadda Chauki and Dodhara Chandani bailey bridge of Kanchanpur district. Of the 200 people rescued and reunited with their families, 95 were children (24 boys and 71 girls). The remaining 105 are women.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Oct 23: When Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairman of CPN and former prime minister, was offered a vase made of Vijayasar as token of love during a function in Kanchanpur last year, nobody had imagined that the popularity of the vase would soon surge.
MAHENDRANGAR, Sept 8: Inspector General of Police, Sarbendra Khanal, on Friday admitted that there were “some lapses” on the part of the police while investigating the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta. The police chief also vowed to book the culprits, whatever the costs.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Sep 1: In yet another case of sexual violence, a teenage girl became a victim of gang rape in Kanchapur on Friday. A 16 years old girl of Beldandi Rural Municipality-1 was gang-raped at around 2 am, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Krishnaraj Ojha, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Kanchanpur. Reportedly, four boys had entered the victim’s house taking advantage of a Puja (worshiping).
KANCHANPUR, Aug 23: The local administration has enforced a 12-hour curfew in Mahendranagar and surrounding areas of Kanchanpur district after eight persons including six protesters and two police were injured in a clash on Thursday afternoon.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Aug 23: With the locals continuing protest against the police for ‘framing’ a mentally ill person in the rape and murder of Nirmala Panta, Mahendranagar remained tense even on Wednesday.
MAHENDRANAGAR, April 1: After two months of observation and study, officials have finally completed the tiger census in Suklaphanta National Park (SNP). The census was carried out with the help of the 'camera trapping' method. However, the total population of tigers will be publicized by mid-May.
MAHENDRANAGAR, March 12: It has already been two decades since Nepal and India agreed to jointly develop Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project on Mahakali River in far-western Nepal. But the project is yet to enter construction phase.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 17: Locals of Belauri Municipality in Kanchanpur district took control of four Indian police personnel who illegally entered Nepal on Thursday evening with weapons. They were handed over to District Police Office (DPO), Kanchanpur on the same day.