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Truck hits bus in Sarlahi, three dead

January 20, 2019 09:58 AM

SARLAHI, Jan 20: Three people died while three more sustained injuries when a truck crashed into a passenger bus parked on the East-West Highway at Ishwarpur Municipality-12 of Sarlahi on Saturday morning.

Three killed, three injured after truck crashes into parked bus in Sarlahi

January 19, 2019 10:39 AM

SARLAHI, Jan 19 : Three people killed and another three sustained injuries when a truck crashed into a passenger bus parked along the East-West Highway at Ishwarpur municipality-12 in Sarlahi district, on Saturday morning.

Sugar mill starts crushing sugarcane for this season

January 17, 2019 10:51 AM

SARLAHI, Jan 17: Indu Shankar Sugar Mill based at Hariaun of Sarlahi district has started crushing sugarcane for this season, following the government’s recent decision on sugarcane prices.

Elephants terrorize Sarlahi villages

January 16, 2019 09:58 AM

SARLAHI, Jan 16: Dil Maya Majhi of Ranjitpur village has not slept well for the last few days. Elephant terror has taken away the peace of mind of this mother of three. On Monday, elephants partially destroyed her house and the foodgrain.

Youth electrocuted to death

January 8, 2019 17:23 PM

SARLAHI, Jan 8: A youth has been electrocuted to death at Bagmati municipality along the East-West Highway in the district on Tuesday.

Murder-accused of school principal made public

December 26, 2018 09:52 AM

SARLAHI, Dec 26: Police on Tuesday made public two persons accused of the murder of the founder of a private school in Sarlahi.

Country’s only mental hospital struggling for resources

December 24, 2018 08:47 AM

LALITPUR, Dec 24: Bir Bahadur Sunuwar’s brother Chandra Sunuwar started showing signs of mental illness during the last few years. Initially, the family from Surkhet tried to treat him through the help of shamans. But when that did not work, they went to a local health post. Officials there suggested them to take Chandra to a mental hospital. It would be very costly to come and stay in the only mental hospital they knew, Mental Hospital Lagankhel. However, since the patient’s illness was increasing by the day, it became very crucial for them to take it to the hospital.

School founder brutally murdered in Sarlahi

December 23, 2018 09:57 AM

SARLAHI, Dec 23: An unidentified group has brutally murdered one of the founding members of a private school in Sarlahi district.

Youth murdered in cold blood

December 22, 2018 10:09 AM

SARLAHI, Dec 22:  A youth has been f murdered in cold blood in Barhatha   municipality of the district.

Farmers compelled to sell sugarcane at lower prices

November 25, 2018 10:16 AM

SARLAHI, Nov 25: As sugar mills are demanding a revision in sugarcane price to resume operation, farmers are compelled to sell sugarcane to local molasses crushers at very low prices.

Locals obstruct road after their village gets covered with dust

November 25, 2018 09:13 AM

SARLAHI, Nov 25: Locals of Gairchowk in Sarlahi district obstructed the Nawalpur-Malangwa road section on Saturday demanding the authorities to blacktop the road as soon as possible. The locals took to the street to protest against the dust pollution caused by the poor condition of the major road.

Slain NC cadre cremated in Sarlahi

November 6, 2018 07:59 AM

SARLAHI, Nov 6: Seven days after Nepali Congress (NC) cadre Rambilas Mahato was shot dead in Ramnagar Rural Municipality of Sarlahi, his body was cremated on Monday morning on the banks of the local Manushmara River.

Men from two Sarlahi villages flee homes fearing reprisal attacks

November 5, 2018 07:51 AM

SARLAHI, Nov 5: Following last week’s violent incident in Ramnagar Rural Municipality of Sarlahi that saw one death and several villagers injured, men from two other villages in the district have fled their homes fearing reprisal attacks.

Congress announces protests over Sarlahi incident

November 3, 2018 07:45 AM

SARLAHI, Nov 3: Accusing the government of turning ‘blind and deaf’ toward the violent attacks against its cadres and murder of one, the Nepali Congress (NC), Sarlahi has announced a series of protests against the government starting Sunday. The party has demanded relief for the victims and legal action against the perpetrators.

NC announces protests over Sarlahi incident

November 3, 2018 04:05 AM

SARLAHI, Nov 3: Accusing the government of turning 'blind and deaf' toward the violent attacks against its cadres and murder of one, the Nepali Congress (NC), Sarlahi has announced a series of protests against the government starting Sunday. The party has demanded relief for the victims and legal action against the perpetrators.

NC blame police indifference for Sarlahi incident

November 1, 2018 05:00 AM

SARLAHI, Nov 1: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has blamed police indifference for Tuesday’s Sarlahi clash between the cadres of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the NC that saw one NC cadre gunned down and seven injured.

NCP and NC cadres clash in Sarlahi, one shot dead

October 31, 2018 08:15 AM

SARLAHI, Oct 31: One person was shot dead while seven others were injured on Tuesday during a clash between the cadres of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) in Ramnagar Rural Municipality of Sarlahi.

Ward chief donates salary to squatters for Dashain

October 16, 2018 09:30 AM

SARLAHI, Oct 16: The ward chief of Lalbandi Municipality-17 has donated his salary to the squatters so as to help them celebrate the Dashain festival.

More people consuming Jamara juice to cure illness

October 16, 2018 07:30 AM

SARLAHI, Oct 16: Every year on Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain, Hindus across the country sow seven different types of grains in an earthen pot or leaf plates locally known as Tapari.

Action taken against school principal abusing power

October 8, 2018 05:00 AM

SARLAHI, Oct 8: A school principal of western Sarlahi who had been abusing his power to provide monthly salary of a schoolteacher to his daughter, who does not even teach at the school, has been penalized.