Rekha Bhusal

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Sugar factories ‘show interest’ in paying cane farmers after the arrest of Lumbini Sugar Mills owner

Published On: January 3, 2021 01:22 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Jan 3: The Lumbini Sugar Mills of Nawalparasi has expressed commitment to ‘resolve internal problems’ and start paying the can farmers within a week. It has stated that it will clear all dues of farmers before mid-January as per the agreement with the government. Manoj Agrawal, proprietor of the mill, has been released after he expressed his written commitment to start paying the farmers within a week. Agarwal was arrested from Parsa on Thursday. He was brought to Nawalparasi on the same night.

One rupee campaign to build Universal Peace Center in Lumbini

Published On: January 1, 2021 04:00 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Jan 1: Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche has started a one-rupee campaign to build a Sanctuary for Universal Peace Center in Lumbini. The initiative is working to bring together people from across the social and economic spectrum to be a part of the project. Last week, former executive director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Kulman Ghising, went to Lumbini to contribute one rupee to the campaign. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche, the founder of the Peace Center, urged everyone to contribute one rupee to the campaign. He also said that the project will further promote Lumbini as a top tourist destination.

When will Gautam Buddha International Airport come into operation?

Published On: December 30, 2020 11:51 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Physical construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) project, which is believed to be a stepping stone to open the door of development and prosperity of western Nepal, has almost been completed. If technical manpower is available, all works are estimated to be complete within the next three months.

Man escapes from Butwal Corona Hospital

Published On: December 27, 2020 01:55 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Dec 27: A patient escaped from Butwal Corona Hospital this morning. The 55-year-old patient who was admitted to the ICU of the hospital escaped from the hospital after 5:30 this morning.

Solar power project in Butwal starts commercial power generation

Published On: December 22, 2020 11:30 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Dec 22: The country's largest private sector-run grid that is connected to a solar power project has started commercial power generation. Ridi Hydropower Development Company Limited has started commercial production after completing the work of 8.5 MW Grid connected to Butwal Solar Power Project.

Butwal-Tansen road to remain shut for four hours a day

Published On: November 29, 2020 02:13 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Nov 29: The Butwal-Tansen road section along the Siddhartha Highway will remain shut for four hours a day from Sunday.

UPDATE: Death toll climbs to six in Gulmi jeep accident

Published On: November 27, 2020 01:30 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

GULMI, Nov 27: The number of people dying in a jeep accident in Isma village in Gulmi district on Friday morning has climbed to six as one more injured passenger breathed his last on the way to hospital for treatment.

With three more deaths, Rupendehi’s COVID-19 toll rises to 54

Published On: October 21, 2020 11:42 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 21: Rupandehi district recorded three more COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday.

COVID-19 death in Nawalparasi

Published On: October 14, 2020 11:57 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 14: A man from western Nawalparasi died of COVID-19 in Butwal on Wednesday.

Rupandehi reports one more COVID-19-related death

Published On: October 12, 2020 11:15 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 12: Rupandehi has recorded yet another coronavirus disease (COVID-19)-related death.

Three more die of COVID-19 in Rupandehi

Published On: October 11, 2020 10:04 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 11: Three more people died of COVID-19 in Rupandehi last night.

Two more succumb to COVID-19 at Butwal Corona Hospital

Published On: October 10, 2020 03:05 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 10: Two more individuals have succumbed to COVID-19 at Butwal Corona Hospital.

COVID-19 death toll in Rupandehi district hits 31

Published On: October 7, 2020 12:35 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

Two more COVID-19 related deaths recorded in the past 24 hours

Five NC lawmakers breach party whip to cast their votes in favor of govt proposal

Published On: October 6, 2020 06:01 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 6: Five Provincial Assembly members of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), in Province 5 have cast their vote in favor of the government’s decision to name the province as Lumbini and establish its permanent capital in Dang defying the whip issued by the party.

Province 5 Assembly meeting adjourned following obstruction of opposition party

Published On: October 5, 2020 02:40 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 5: The Province 5 Assembly meeting has been adjourned after lawmakers of the main opposition party Nepali Congress picketed the rostrum of the assembly on Monday afternoon.

Tension flares in Butwal as Province 5 Assembly prepares to finalize Dang as provincial capital

Published On: October 2, 2020 07:24 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

Protestors vandalize six govt vehicles

Province 5 to be named Lumbini, Dang’s Deukhuri permanent capital

Published On: October 2, 2020 03:01 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 2:Province 5 government has decided to pick Dang as its provincial capital.

Nepal got rid of load-shedding not only due to Ghising’s sole efforts: Minister Gyawali

Published On: September 18, 2020 07:20 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

Gyawali says there are no legal provisions for reappointing Ghising as NEA’s MD

Kapilvastu reports two new COVID-19 deaths

Published On: September 14, 2020 01:29 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Sept 14: Kapilvastu district has reported two more cases of fatalities due to the coronavirus infection. Two patients from Chandrauta succumbed to this deadly disease recently.

Nawalparasi records one more COVID-19 death

Published On: September 11, 2020 02:07 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Sept 11: A person from Nawalparasi district died of the coronavirus infection while undergoing treatment at the Butwal-based COVID-19 hospital on Friday.