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Nirmal Ghimire



12 gold dealers held from Bardiya (with names)

July 1, 2018 08:33 AM

BARDIYA, July 1:  Police have arrested  twelve  gold dealers from different areas of the district for mixing gold with other substances.

Babai embankment construction gathers pace

June 6, 2018 04:30 AM

BARDIYA, June 6: With the objective of timely prevention of erosion and inundation by the Babai River, construction works of its embankment is gathering pace much to the delight of the locals.

Woman unconscious for five days after being beaten by husband

May 27, 2018 08:34 AM

BARDIYA, May 27: A woman has been lying unconscious at a hospital in Kohalpur since five days after being beaten black and blue by her husband.

Forest fires at BNP at big risk of going out of control

April 20, 2018 06:41 AM

BARDIYA, April 20: Forest fires in Bardiya National Park (BNP) have already spread along the forests of the East West Highway. Due to strong winds, there is a risk of the fires going out of control.

Land compensation dispute mars Babai Irrigation Project

April 11, 2018 03:02 AM

BARDIYA, April 26: Irregularities in valuation of land to be acquired for the Babai Irrigation Project have surfaced.

Extreme negligence by contractors in construction of Postal Highway

February 14, 2018 03:10 AM

BARDIYA, Feb 13: With a budget of Rs 790 million, the construction of a 57-kilometer long stretch of the Postal Highway in the district has been expected to provide strong infrastructural backbone for the country. However, the construction has been marred with severe negligence on the part of the contractors of the project.

Irregularity rife in Hulaki Rajmarg construction

January 14, 2018 10:06 AM

BARDIYA, Jan 14: Irregularities have been found, including use of low-standard material, in the construction of the 18-kilometer section of Hulak Rajmarg, connecting Madhuvan Municipality Ward 8 of Bardiya to Murtiha along Nepal-India border.

I will lead the district to prosperity: Sanjay Gautam

December 14, 2017 06:00 AM

Sanjay Gautam of Nepali Congress (NC) raised a lot of eyebrows in the recently held parliamentary elections by defeating CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bamdev Gautam in constituency 1 of Bardiya. Republica's district correspondent Nirmal Ghimire spoke to Gautam about his stunning victory. Excerpts:

Past promises giving leaders hard time in Bardiya

November 13, 2017 08:33 AM

BARDIYA, Nov 13: In the last few years the country has gone through rapid and dramatic political developments. On the other hand, economic and infrastructural development has almost been limited to lip service. Nevertheless, political parties and leaders are not shying away from making tall promises to people during their poll campaigns. As always some of them have been simply heightening assurances to voters as it its considered a normal practice to woo voters.

Tightened security breaks cross-border network of human traffickers

November 11, 2017 03:43 AM

BARDIA, Nov 10: Area Police Office, Mainapokhar, on Sunday rescued two women while they were being trafficked to India through the open border. The police arrested Prakash Tiruwa of Banke who was taking the women to Mihinpurwa of India.

Goat farming brings smile to Bardiya women

September 21, 2017 09:30 AM

BARDIYA, Sept 21: Jamuna Regmi of Badhaiya Taal Rural Municipality is delighted with the money she has earned from goat farming.

Viral fever takes hold of flood victims

September 5, 2017 05:00 AM

BARDIYA, September 5: The number of flood victims suffering from viral fever has increased at the District Hospital of Bardiya.

Reconstruction of damaged infrastructure delayed in Gulariya

September 2, 2017 08:31 AM

BARDIYA, Sept 1: Even three weeks after the floods ended, comprehensive statistics of damages is yet to be collected in the district. In lack of proper data, Natural Disaster Rescue Committee in the district has not been able to start reconstruction works of damaged physical infrastructure.

Timber smuggling in border area on the rise

August 29, 2017 02:59 AM

BARDIYA, August 29: A police squad from District Police Office, Bardiya has confiscated a large amount of illegal Sal trees from the border area, raising concerns over the rise in timber smuggling across Nepal-India border.

Wild tuskers kill 37 in 17 years

August 26, 2017 01:34 AM

BARDIYA, August 26: As many as 36 people have been killed while many have been victimized by the rampaging attack of elephants in Bardiya in the last 17 years. However, many victim families lament that the government has neither provided them with compensation nor has it taken any remarkable efforts to reduce the tusker menace.

Delay in relief distribution, flood victims panicking

August 15, 2017 00:15 AM

BARDIYA, August 14: A team led by Minister for Livestock Development, Shantaram Tharu, on Monday distributed relief to the flood victims in several areas of Bardiya district. However, many are yet to get it.

Two held with pistols and its bullets

July 24, 2017 18:37 PM

BARDIYA, July 24: Bardiya Police has arrested two men with two pistols along with its bullets on Monday.

Hulaki Highway construction in limbo

July 8, 2017 08:23 AM

BARDIYA, July 7: Krishna Sigdel of Madhuwan Municipality was going back home from the district headquarters, Gulariya, on Wednesday evening. His car did not move further as it got trapped in the mud. After trying hard to get the car out of the mud, he realized that it was time for him to abandon the car.

Babai River embankment starts giving way

June 14, 2017 08:04 AM

BARDIYA, June 13: The embankment constructed by the government along the Babai River near the Gulariya market has started eroding. Visible cracks on the embankment have triggered panic among the locals so much that they fear that a devastating flood is coming their way during the monsoon season this year.

Embankment along Babari River giving away well before monsoon

June 14, 2017 04:15 AM

BARDIYA, June 13: The embankment constructed by the government along the Babai River near the Gulariya market has started eroding. Visible cracks on the embankment have triggered panic among the locals so much that they fear that a devastating flood is coming their way during the monsoon season this year.