Tanka Chhetri

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Construction worker injured in Sarlahi as two motorcycle-borne assailants open fire

Published On: June 29, 2019 04:09 PM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 29: A construction worker sustained bullet injuries when an unidentified group opened fire at Lalbandi municipality in Sarlahi on Saturday.

Hospital staffer hammers doc's wife to death, child critically injured

Published On: June 28, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 28: The wife of a doctor working at Malangawa-based Sarlahi Eye Treatment Center has died in a brutal attack by one of the staffers of the hospital on Thursday.

Chand-led party's Sarlahi in-charge shot dead

Published On: June 21, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 21: Police on Thursday shot dead Kumar Poudel, the Sarlahi district in-charge of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

Principal ‘thrashes’ students black and blue, one loses consciousness

Published On: June 18, 2019 09:05 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 18: The headmaster of a community school in Sarlahi district has been accused of beating his students black and blue. One of the students allegedly lost consciousness for some time due to the thrashing on Monday while other five students have sustained injuries due to the teacher’s beating.

Water shortage hits villages along East-West Highway in Sarlahi

Published On: June 11, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 11: Despite being a part of urban Tarai, many villages in the northern parts of Sarlahi are struggling with the scarcity of drinking water.

'FM stations in Nepal enjoy freedom like no other country'

Published On: June 2, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 2: Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota on Saturday claimed that FM stations in Nepal enjoy the freedom which no other country provides.

Driver dies as bus falls into river in Sindhuli

Published On: June 1, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 1: The driver died when a passenger bus slid down an uphill road and fell into the Kyankhola river in Sindhuli on Friday morning.

Mayor stages sit-in against 'low compensation' for East-West Electrical Railway

Published On: May 31, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, May 31: Expressing disappointment over the 'minimum' compensation paid by the government while acquiring land for the construction of the East-West Electrical Railway, local representatives On Thursday staged a sit-in at the District Administration Office (DAO), Sarlahi.

Locals protest against compensation amount on east-west railway project

Published On: May 26, 2019 09:08 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, May 26: Locals have staged protests against the minimum compensation amount fixed by the government against land acquired for the East-West Electrified Railway Project.

Sarlahi sugarcane farmers begin relay hunger strike

Published On: May 20, 2019 09:40 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, May 20: Sugarcane farmers of Sarlahi have started a relay hunger strike in district headquarters Malangawa, demanding full payment of sugarcane purchased by the mills last season.

5 killed, 42 injured in Sarlahi

Published On: April 15, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 15: Five people were killed and 42 others sustained injuries in three different accidents that occurred in various parts of Sarlahi district on Sunday.

Three killed, 31 injured in Sarlahi bus mishap carrying Joshi Hydropower staffers

Published On: April 14, 2019 09:12 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 14: Three people died and 31 sustained injuries in a bus accident on early Sunday in Sarlahi.

Sarlahi growing as a transit point for drug trafficking

Published On: April 13, 2019 05:05 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 13: On March 21, eighteen-year-old Palsang Bamjan of Ranisera Rural Municipality-1 of Makwanpur was arrested with 5 kg hashish. He was caught from Jutpani of Sarlahi while transporting the drug to India from Sarlahi border via Sindhuli.

Sarlahi growing as a transit point for drug trafficking

Published On: April 11, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 12: On March 21, eighteen-year-old Palsang Bamjan of Ranisera Rural Municipality-1 of Makwanpur was arrested with 5 kg hashish.

Village turned into rubble within two minutes

Published On: April 3, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

BARA, April 3: With tears in his eyes and pain in his heart, Faisul Hak Miya Thakurai, 45, of Purainiya, Feta Rural Municipality-6, was found gazing at his destroyed home on Monday.

Inter-caste couples still facing social stigma

Published On: March 25, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, March 25: Twenty-three years old Sushil Pokharel unwillingly opted for a court marriage at the Sarlahi District Court, after his family's refusal to accept his inter-caste love affair. Pokharel officially tied the knot with 20 year old Sangam Pariyar after a three year long relationship on March 14.

Husband stabs wife to death

Published On: March 23, 2019 08:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, March 23: A man in Sarlahi stabbed his wife to death on Thursday following a dispute. According to Area Police Office (APO), Barahathawa, Ramji Bishwakarma, 30, of Surunga Municipality of Udayapur, who was currently living in a rented room in Barahathawa Municipality-5, killed his wife Sunita, 33, using a ~IKhukuri~I (a sharp weapon).

Journalists stage sit-in in front of DAO demanding justice

Published On: March 18, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, March 18: Journalists of Sarlahi on Sunday staged a sit-in in front of the District Administration Office (DAO) demanding that the culprits involved in the thrashing of Som Diyali, the station manager of Radio Sarlahi, Harion, be booked soon.

Schools shut down to protest attack on teachers

Published On: February 18, 2019 10:02 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Feb 18: All community schools in Ishwarpur Municipality of Sarlahi remained closed on Sunday after some locals thrashed teachers of Janata Secondary School (JSS), Shreenagar.

Rains, hail come both as boon and bane for Sarlahi farmers

Published On: February 10, 2019 09:16 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Feb 10: The farmers who had endured drought for six months – from July to January - were delighted with the heavy rainfall on Saturday morning, hoping that it would increase the productivity of their crops.