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SHER BAHADUR KC



Some return to crime when out of jail

March 2, 2018 02:30 AM

BUTWAL, March 2: When persons who have committed crimes get out of jail, many expect them to develop a feeling of regret and strive to live in a better way. However, instead of repenting, many such people have been found to have returned to criminal ways.

Development projects suffer from negligence of contractors

February 27, 2018 04:00 AM

BUTWAL, Feb 27: Negligence of construction companies has affected several development projects across the country.

Wanted gangsters killed in police fire

February 22, 2018 06:45 AM

BUTWAL, Feb 22: Wanted criminal Manoj Pun, who gained notoriety through his involvement in multiple high-profile murders and extortions, has been killed in an encounter with police early on Wednesday morning, police claimed.

Ex-Kamlari elected as deputy speaker of Province 5

February 19, 2018 07:19 AM

BUTWAL, Feb 19: When other children would go to school clutching books and exercise books, Krishni Tharu, then six-year-old, worked as Kamlari (female indentured laborer) at someone else's house.

2,000 road projects across the country hit stalemate

February 8, 2018 07:02 AM

BUTWAL, Feb 8: As many as 2,000 road projects awarded to contractors on multiyear contracts have hit a stalemate as no budget has been allocated for these projects in the current fiscal year.

Women's initiative gives Butwal roadside flowers, park

January 31, 2018 04:30 AM

BUTUWAL, Jan 31: Who might not love colorful flowers on the roadsides? Sakuntala Pun of Kalikapath, Butwal would always wonder what if the road next to her house would have been like that.  In reality, the road was full of dust that would irritate her all the time.

State restructuring affects agri services in Rupandehi

January 19, 2018 02:20 AM

BUTWAL, Jan 19: Sadhu Ram Kewat, who reached the District Agricultural Development Office (DADO), Rupandehi, for soil test two months ago, had to return empty-handed. DADO officials turned Kewat, a resident of Rohini Rural Municipality-3, Dhakdhai, back, stating that the office does not have technicians to carry out the test.

Initiative taken to construct modern waste processing center

December 26, 2017 03:00 AM

BUTWAL, Dec 26: Butwal sub-metropolis in Rupandehi district has taken initiative to construct modern waste processing center that has been stalled for long due to obstructions from local communities.

Chinese investors scout for opportunities in Lumbini

December 15, 2017 01:00 AM

BUTWAL, Dec 15: Chinese businesspersons have shown interest to invest in Lumbini and surrounding areas by forming joint ventures with Nepali investors and businesspersons.

Leaders parroting old promises to woo squatter votes

November 29, 2017 07:24 AM

BUTWAL, Nov 28: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters. As part of the strategy, he made pledges and promised that he will definitely materialize them. He even dined and slept in a squatter’s house in Buddhanagar as part of the election campaign.

Leaders repeating old promises to woo squatter's swing votes

November 29, 2017 04:30 AM

BUTWAL, Nov 29: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters.

Testing times for Madhesi parties in western tarai

November 17, 2017 05:55 AM

BUTWAL, Nov 17: Established politician Brijesh Kumar Gupta had won the previous two Constituent Assembly (CA) elections from the then constituency-3 of Kapilvastu district. At that time, he was representing Tarai-Madhesh Loktantrik Party, which later went on to merge with five other fringes Madhesi parties to form Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) just a few months ago.

Illegal settlements on riverbanks, geologists warn of flood

October 29, 2017 07:45 AM

BUTWAL, Oct 29: The banks of the Tinau River are fast being covered by newly-made concrete houses. Due to the lack of monitoring and regulations, the riverbank has been widely encroached upon by ‘squatters’. Locals say the river is actually narrowing due to the encroachment, adding to the risks of floods in the monsoon.

Butwal Sub-metropolis planing to manage stray cattle

September 27, 2017 01:45 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 27:  The high number of stray cattle loitering on the roads of Butwal has not only disturbed vehicular movement but also has increased the risk of accidents. So, the Butwal Sub-metropolis has forwarded a work plan in coordination with various stakeholders for the management of such animals.

Smuggling rife at Maheshpur small customs

September 23, 2017 09:40 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 22: Smuggling is flourishing through Maheshpur border checkpoint of Nawalparasi district with Sources say police are also involved in smuggling.

Chinese investors show interest to invest in Lumbini

September 14, 2017 08:14 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 14: Chinese investors have shown interest to invest in Lumbini in collaboration with Nepali investors.

Chinese investors show interest to invest in Lumbini

September 14, 2017 01:15 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 14: Chinese investors have shown interest to invest in Lumbini in collaboration with Nepali investors.

NEA compelled to change route for Butwal-Mainahiya transmission line

September 13, 2017 08:52 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 12: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is considering alternate routes for the 132 KV Butwal-Mainahiya transmission line project as the Department of Roads (DoR) rejected the Yogikoti-Kotihawa road section of Siddhartha Highway for building the transmission line.

Local poll losses trigger blam game in NC, UML

August 6, 2017 01:45 AM

BUTWAL, August 5: Intra-party conflict has started in the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress (NC), the top two parties in the local polls, after their candidates were defeated in various local units where the parties had expected to win. Candidates who lost the elections have blamed fellow party leaders and cadres for their defeat.

Expansion of Butwal industrial area proposed

July 26, 2017 11:41 AM

BUTWAL, July 25:Industrial Districts Management Ltd (IDML) has initiated the expansion of Butwal industrial area in response to pressure from industrialists.