Rekha Bhusal

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Tilottama Municipality to pay 12.5 percent of the premium

Published On: October 26, 2017 07:19 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 26: Tilottama Municipality of Rupandehi district has decided to help farmers by providing additional subsidy on crops and livestock insurance as part of its efforts to promote commercial agriculture.

Dengue outbreak in Rupandehi, 91 infected

Published On: October 24, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 24: Dengue fever is fast spreading in Bhairahawa. During the last one week alone 27 patients were admitted at the Lumbini Zonal Hospital with dengue fever symptoms. According to the hospital sources, prior to that, the hospital was providing treatment for the fever to 64 patients.

Woman found dead with her minor sons

Published On: October 23, 2017 08:22 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 23: A woman, who went missing since Saturday, the day of Bhai Tika, has been found dead with her two minor sons.

Nine arrested for 'involvement' in murder and abduction

Published On: October 11, 2017 03:30 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 11: In the last seven days, police in Rupandehi have arrested nine persons allegedly involved in serious crimes like murder and abduction.

Nine murder-accused held in past one week in Rupandehi

Published On: October 10, 2017 03:00 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 10: Nine people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in murder and abduction cases over the last one week in Rupandehi district.

Nepalis thronging Indian border markets for Dashain shopping

Published On: September 26, 2017 07:47 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 26: As the main day of Dashain festival ‘Biyadashami’ nears, festive atmosphere has gripped the country, mainly in settlements occupied by Hindus, who form the majority in the now secular state.

Storm, rainfall damage banana crop worth Rs 18 million in Rupandehi

Published On: September 20, 2017 04:31 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 19: Recent storm and heavy rainfall damaged banana crop worth millions of rupees in Rupandehi district.

10 killed, 21 injured in Rupandehi road mishap in a month

Published On: September 13, 2017 02:37 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 13: As many as 10 people were killed, 16 critically injured while five sustained minor injuries in 18 road accidents in Rupandehi district in the past one month.

7 Nepalis killed in Gorakhpur vehicular collision

Published On: September 8, 2017 06:29 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Sept 8: Seven Nepali people were killed in a vehicular collision that took place near Gorakhpur in Indian State of Uttar Pradesh on Friday.

Gautam Buddha International Airport unlikely to meet completion deadline

Published On: August 30, 2017 04:55 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, August 30: Gautam Buddha International Airport, which is expected to be ready for operation by June next year, is likely to miss the completion deadline.

Parliamentary panel inspects NOC purchased land in Bhairahawa

Published On: August 23, 2017 05:15 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, August 23: A parliamentary sub-committee has concluded there were irregularities in the process of purchasing land for Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in Bhairahawa. Members of the panel said on Tuesday after a field visit that those involved in the deal, with the help of brokers, quoted unusually higher price of the land than the market price.

Erratic power supply irritates Rupandehi locals

Published On: August 6, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, August 5: At a time when Ministry of Energy (MoE) and the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have launched a campaign to end load-shedding, long power cuts and erratic power supply is affecting daily life of Rupandehi locals.

Just-bought NOC land under flood

Published On: August 5, 2017 08:50 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Aug 4: The swollen Rohini River has inundated the land purchased by state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to establish its storage depot in Bhairahawa.

SSB 'harassing' Nepalis in the name of security checks

Published On: July 31, 2017 03:45 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, July 30: Locals of Rupandehi have been facing lots of hassles while crossing the border to India due to the heightened security measures adopted by the Indian Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB).

Enthusiastic turnout of voters in Rupandehi (photo feature)

Published On: June 28, 2017 03:31 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, June 28: The voting is underway in a peaceful manner in Rupandehi district. Voters thronged their respective poling centers early in the morning. Around 35 percent votes were cast as of 12 noon today, according to the District Election Office, Rupandehi.

'RJPN's participation in polls has eased security situation'

Published On: June 21, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, June 21: The local administration in Rupandehi has concluded that the poll-opposing Rastriya Janata Party Nepal's (RJPN) participation in the upcoming local level elections as independent candidates has made providing security during the polls easier in the district.

Lack of political coordination affecting Siddharthanagar's development aspirations

Published On: June 3, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, June 3: Siddharthanagar Municipality of Rupandehi is lagging behind other cities in terms of development despite having enough potentials due to lack of consensus among major political parties on development issues, local stakeholders say.

Rupandehi pins its hopes on local polls

Published On: June 2, 2017 07:57 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

The country conducted the historic first phase of local level election on May 14 in three provinces. As the second phase of the much-awaited poll inches closer, Nepal Republic Media this week started a series of  interaction with local authorities and civil society representatives in various tarai districts where the election fever is at its peak now. Here are some excerpts:

Vox pop

Published On: June 2, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, June 2: The country recently conducted the historic first phase of local level election in three provinces. As the second phase of the much-awaited poll inches closer, Nepal Republic Media on Wednesday organized an interaction with local authorities and civil society representatives in some parts of tarai where the election fever is at its peak now. Here are some excerpts:

Govt fixes land compensation amount

Published On: May 21, 2017 10:45 PM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, May 21: Compensation amount for land to be acquired for Gautam Buddha International Airport has been fixed.