Rohit Rai

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Senate meeting today, faculty doctors continue protest

Published On: January 10, 2020 07:47 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Jan 10: Though the 43rd senate meeting of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is taking place today, the faculty doctors at the institute have continued their protests at the institute presenting their demands.

BPKIHS starts probe into electricity tariff collection by unauthorized department

Published On: January 4, 2020 10:57 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Jan 4: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) has started investigation after an officer of its electrical engineering department allegedly collected electricity tariff from the businesses on the premises of the institute.

Police seize huge cache of arms from a poultry farm in Sunsari

Published On: December 22, 2019 06:50 PM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 22: Police have discovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from a poultry farm located at Barahakshetra municipality-7 in Sunsari district on Sunday.

CIAA files graft case against BPKIHS ex-registrar, 3 others

Published On: December 18, 2019 07:42 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 18: The CIAA has registered a corruption case at the Special Court against four persons including Tul Bahadur Shrestha, former registrar at Dharan-based BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS).

New Dharan mayor plans tax review

Published On: December 5, 2019 09:04 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 5: After assuming office on Wednesday, the new mayor of Dharan Sub-metropolitan City Tilak Rai has decided to carry out a study to review municipal taxes as per public demand.

Congress candidate wins in Dharan after decades

Published On: December 3, 2019 08:14 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 3: Dharan, considered to be a safe constituency for the CPN-UML until recently has ceased to be so if the by-election results are anything go by.

NC’s Tilak Rai elected as mayor of Dharan

Published On: December 2, 2019 12:58 PM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Dec 2: Tilak Rai of Nepali Congress has been elected as the mayor of Dharan sub-metropolitan city in the by-polls.

DPM Yadav exerts pressure on acting VC to pick his kin as BPKIHS registrar

Published On: November 9, 2019 11:39 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Nov 9: The 43rd senate meeting of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) has been cancelled after Health Minister Upendra Yadav exerted pressure on acting vice-chancellor of BPKIHS, Dr Guru Khanal, to recommend Dr BN Yadav, the minister's son's to-be father-in-law, for the post of registrar.

'Prescribing food supplements unnecessarily to patients common'

Published On: October 26, 2019 08:10 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Oct 26: After exposing  that the doctors at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have been  prescribing  food supplements to patients unnecessarily, the market monitoring by the Department of Drug Administration (DDA) also found that hospitals in Jhapa and Biratnagar have been following  the same practice to get commissions from the companies producing food supplements.

‘Doctors at BPKIHS prescribing food supplements unnecessarily to patients’

Published On: October 20, 2019 06:38 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Oct 20: Doctors at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have been found prescribing patients with unnecessary medicines and unregistered food supplements that cost much more than the government-approved medicines.

Koshi Corridor: New hopes for north-south highway

Published On: October 17, 2019 09:39 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Oct 17: It has already been more than a decade since the government started constructing the Koshi Highway connecting Jogbani in the southern border to Kimathanka in the northern border. But there has been no sign of progress so far.

Swift closed camp not enough to win gold: Basketball head coach

Published On: August 14, 2019 08:52 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, Aug 14: Nepal national basketball team is preparing in Dharan for around 12 days for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which starts on December 1.

Sardu riverside: A new tourist destination in Dharan

Published On: July 28, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, July 28: Until a few years ago, an Osho Ashram located on the border of ward number 13 and 20 of Dharan Metropolis, near the Sardu River would have very few visitors.

Foreign quota dispute of BPKIHS

Published On: June 28, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, June 28: Venting their ire against BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) for providing 1/3rd of the total MD/MS seats to foreign students, BPKIHS' Junior Resident Welfare Society on Thursday padlocked the Institute.

Students, teachers of BPKIHS issue 72-hour ultimatum, demanding reduction of foreign student quota

Published On: June 26, 2019 08:35 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, June 26: The students and teachers of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have been staging protests against the institute, accusing it of going against the law and providing 1/3rd seats to foreign students under MD and MS quota.

Private health centers charging exorbitant fee for dengue test

Published On: June 19, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, June 19: Private clinics and hospitals in Dharan are taking advantage of dengue outbreak by charging exorbitant fee for tests due to the inability of the overcrowded BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) to handle all the patients who have flooded the institute for free tests.

Drive against dengue ‘ineffective’

Published On: June 11, 2019 07:46 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, June 11: Five days ago, a search and destroy campaign was launched in Dharan to bring the dengue outbreak under control. Local representatives, health workers and various organisations were actively involved in destroying the larva of the mosquitoes that transmit dengue.

Purwanchal Campus postpones classes due to dengue epidemic

Published On: June 10, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, June 10: After failing to bring the dengue epidemic under control, Dharan-8 based Purwanchal Campus, a constituient engineering campus of the Institute of Engineering, has halted its studies for a few days.

Dharan launches seek and destroy campaign to control dengue outbreak

Published On: June 9, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, June 9: A blood test conducted in B.P Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences (BPKIHS) on May 14 tested positive for dengue.

Dengue becomes ‘epidemic’ in Dharan, two wards declared crisis-hit

Published On: June 7, 2019 08:13 AM NPT By: Rohit Rai

DHARAN, June 7: After failing to control the spread of dengue in Dharan, Nepal Provincial Health Directorate (PHD) has said the disease has become an epidemic and declared some wards of Dharan Sub-metropolitan city as crisis-hit areas.