Upendra Yadav

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Amlekhgunj depot starts supplying diesel to Bhairahawa, Biratnagar

Published On: October 17, 2019 10:15 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, Oct 17: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has started supplying diesel to sellers in Bhairahawa and Biratnagar from its Amlekhgunj depot, following the operation of the Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline.

Gadhimai fair expected to attract over six million visitors

Published On: October 15, 2019 11:32 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, Oct 15: Authorities expect around six million visitors to attend this year’s Gadhimai fair in November. Last time, in 2014, over four million participated in the religious fair.

Crusher plants operating without license, administration stays quiet

Published On: September 26, 2019 06:31 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, Sept 26: Dozens of crusher plants in the district are still in operation even after their licenses were scrapped for flouting regulations. The plants which, by rule, cannot operate near human settlements, temple, wildlife reserves, health post and schools, among other sensitive zones, have been running in the vicinity of such landmarks.

Nepal-India cross-border petro pipeline comes into operation

Published On: September 11, 2019 08:07 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, Sept 11: The prime ministers of Nepal and India jointly inaugurated the trans-border petroleum pipeline constructed from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Nepal on Tuesday.

Rs 600 million distributed to project-affected so far

Published On: September 5, 2019 06:05 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, Sept 5: Second International Airport (SIA) Project Office has said that the process of distributing compensation for land and houses to be acquired for the project is at its last leg. Similarly, perimeter fencing and river training works are also nearing completion, according to the project office.

Petroleum pipeline successfully tested

Published On: July 20, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, July  20: The petroleum pipeline constructed from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Nepal was successfully tested on Friday.

Bribery rampant in government offices

Published On: July 1, 2019 09:01 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, July 1: On June 27, the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Hetauda, arrested Aaspuran Kushwaha red handed while accepting bribe. Later, it was learnt that he was deployed by the section officer of the Planning Department of Prasauni Rural Municipality, Binod Yadav, to collect bribe from the consumer committee.

Tornado victims picket DAO

Published On: June 14, 2019 08:04 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, June 14: The tornado victims of Hardiya, Subarna Rural Municipality-4, picketed the District Administration Office (DAO), Bara, on Thursday, after their names were excluded from the list of beneficiaries.

Consumers thrashed by staffers of NEA distribution center

Published On: June 11, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, June 11: Consumers, who reached the Kalaiya-based distribution center of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Monday with their grievances, were beaten up by the staffers.

A woman arrested for sexually assaulting and attempting to kill a toddler

Published On: June 9, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, June 9: District Police Office (DPO), Bara on Saturday arrested a woman on the charge of sexually assaulting and attempting to kill a toddler.

Number of tornado victims drops after partially-damaged houses removed from list of beneficiaries

Published On: June 5, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, June 5: Altogether 541 tornado victims in Bara are in trouble ahead of the monsoon after the government halted construction of their houses as promised earlier saying their houses were partially damaged.

Tornado victims forced to study under open sky

Published On: June 5, 2019 08:23 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, June 5: Students of Nepal Rastriya Prathamik Vidyalaya of Pheta Rural Municipality have been forced to study under the open sky after their school building collapsed due to a tornado which struck the area two months ago.

Model houses completed for tornado reconstruction

Published On: May 28, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, May 28: Three model houses have been built by the Nepal Army at different locations in Bara to guide the army's construction team for the rehabilitation of hundreds of the recent tornado victims.

Pathlaiya-Birgunj trade route delayed further

Published On: May 21, 2019 09:15 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, May 21: The Birgunj-Pathlaiya six-lane trade route project, which was to be completed within two years' time, still awaits completion three years after its commencement. Only 50 percent of the construction work has been completed so far.

877 tornado-affected students get school materials in Bara

Published On: May 20, 2019 08:34 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, May 20: Students hit by last month's tornado in Bara district were handed over stationery items and books during a charity program on Sunday.

Army starts clearing tornado debris, demarcating land

Published On: May 12, 2019 07:47 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, May 12: After laying the foundation stone on May 4, the Nepal Army has started demarcating the land holdings for building the houses of the tornado victims in Bara and Parsa districts.

Tornado victims ‘to get new houses before new fiscal year’

Published On: May 5, 2019 07:45 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA May 5: The reconstruction of the houses damaged by the first-ever recorded tornado in Nepal that struck the southern parts of the country on March 31 began on Saturday.

Obstruction in land acquisition delays construction of Postal Highway

Published On: April 15, 2019 07:30 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, April 15: Construction of the Postal Highway, which connects 20 districts of the Tarai belt, has failed to gain much momentum due to delays in land acquisition. The two-lane road has suffered delay at many blocks including Manmat – Kalaiya – Matiarwa. According to concerned officials, locals are not cooperating in the land acquisition process.

Victims start clearing debris and repairing homes

Published On: April 12, 2019 08:11 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, April 12: The menacing tornado of last Sunday wrecked hundreds of houses in Bara and Parsa districts compelling many households to live under the open sky on empty stomachs. After crying over their loss for days, the victims have now started repairing their houses by clearing up the debris.

Victims start clearing debris and repairing homes

Published On: April 11, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Upendra Yadav

BARA, April 10: The menacing tornado of last Sunday wrecked hundreds of houses in Bara and Parsa districts compelling many households to live under the open sky on empty stomachs.