Rekha Bhusal

The contributor for Republica.

Vote count postponed in Butwal : Who broke the ballot box seal and why?

Published On: May 19, 2022 02:30 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, May 19: The counting of votes in Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City has been postponed. The counting was halted after a dispute arose during the counting of votes of ward 11.

Pursuing Prosperity with Plan and Passion

Published On: May 11, 2022 07:30 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

Lumbini is one of the lucky provinces that has both mountainous and plain terrains and is well connected to the southern neighbour India. It has natural resources in abundance and is also ahead in terms of industrialization. The province now needs to passionately work with a plan to achieve the goal of prosperity.

Amar Singh re-elected as Lumbini Province’s NC president

Published On: December 6, 2021 09:30 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Dec 6: Amar Singh Pun Magar has been reelected as the Lumbini province president of Nepali Congress (NC). Leader Pun defeated his rival Bharat Kumar Shah by a margin of 85 votes.

Home Minister requests armed groups to come into the mainstream politics by surrendering their weapons

Published On: November 18, 2021 01:18 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Nov 18: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has urged armed groups that have not surrendered their weapons to come to the mainstream national politics by handing over their weapons.

Two killed in ambulance-motorcycle collision

Published On: October 24, 2021 02:20 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 24: Two people have been killed and one has been injured after an ambulance and a motorcycle collided in Butwal. An ambulance (Lu 1 Jha 287) and a motorcycle (Lu 24 Pa 3987) collided on the East-West Highway at Butwal-12 Tamnagar on Saturday night. A motorcyclist and a person riding behind heading west from Butwal were killed in the incident, according to the police.

One killed in Khukuri attack in Rupandehi

Published On: October 4, 2021 01:40 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Oct 4: Ravi Singh, an Indian worker at a plywood factory in Shuddhodhan 3, Pharsatikar, Rupandehi, attacked and killed his coworker Awadhesh Harijan, 22, of Susta Rural Municipality-3 in West Nawalparasi, with a khukuri.

Nirmala Mudbhari elected as proportional provincial lawmaker of JSP

Published On: September 2, 2021 12:24 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Sept 2: Nirmala Mudbhari Bhattarai of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) has been elected to the vacant position of provincial assembly member in Lumbini Province under the proportional representation system. Nirmala has been elected under the Proportional Madhesi Inclusive quota.

Landslide destroys houses in Butwal

Published On: August 29, 2021 04:29 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, August 29: Eleven houses have been damaged as a landslide hit a settlement in Ghecha of Chure at around 6AM today.

Maoist Center leader KC appointed as Lumbini CM

Published On: August 12, 2021 04:15 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, August 11: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Kul Prasad KC has been appointed as the Chief Minister (CM) of Lumbini Province.

Lumbini Province govt introduces budget through ordinance

Published On: July 16, 2021 01:30 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, July 16: Lumbini Province has brought the budget through ordinance today. The cabinet meeting held this morning decided to bring the budget through the ordinance.

Lumbini Province preparing to bring budget through ordinance

Published On: July 16, 2021 10:49 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

Parliamentary session ended at midnight after failing to get a majority to pass the budget

JSP lawmakers signing in no-confidence motion against CM Pokharel appointed as ministers

Published On: April 19, 2021 05:10 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

Chief Minister Pokharel reshuffled his cabinet shortly after two ministers belonging to the CPN (Maoist Ministers) – Kul Prasad KC and Sudarshan Baral – tendered resignation shortly before filing a no-confidence motion.

Three COVID-19 related deaths reported in Butwal

Published On: April 12, 2021 02:14 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, April 12: Three patients, who were receiving treatment for COVID-19 infection, died at COVID-19 designated hospital in Butwal on Monday.

Lumbini Province: CPN (Maoist Center) suspends two of its lawmakers

Published On: April 6, 2021 06:08 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, April 6: The CPN (Maoist Center) has taken disciplinary action against two of its lawmakers of the Lumbini Province Assembly.

Sugar industries are not getting sugarcane

Published On: February 14, 2021 02:45 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Feb 14: Until a decade ago, 3.2 million quintals of sugarcane was produced in West Nawalparasi. Three sugar mills in the district used to crush sugarcane for three consecutive months. An average of 288,000 quintals of sugar used to be produced. But the constant controversy the sugar industry has been mired in and the government's indifference toward the issue, have brought down not only the sugarcane farmers but also the sugar industry.

Drinking water pipes worth hundreds of thousands of rupees gutted in fire in Rupandehi

Published On: January 23, 2021 03:45 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BUTWAL, Jan 23: Drinking water pipes worth hundreds of thousands of rupees have been gutted in a fire at Simanagar, Tilottama-4, Rupandehi.

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.