Tanka Chhetri

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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.

Sugarcane farmers face difficulty in getting government subsidy

Published On: February 4, 2019 09:34 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Feb 4: Sugarcane farmers who were already facing troubles getting timely payment from the sugar mills are in a state of fix as they are finding it hard to receive the government subsidy as well.

Ward chief wooing locals with his generosity

Published On: February 1, 2019 03:58 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Jan 31: One of the ward chiefs of Sarlahi is not just spending the government budget but also his salary and allowances on social service as promised during his election campaign.

DPR ready for industrial area in Sarlahi

Published On: January 29, 2019 09:04 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Jan 29: A detailed project report (DPR) for building Nepal’s largest industrial area in Sarlahi district is ready.

Truck hits bus in Sarlahi, three dead

Published On: January 20, 2019 09:58 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: January 19, 2019 10:39 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: January 17, 2019 10:51 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: January 16, 2019 09:58 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: January 8, 2019 05:23 PM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: December 26, 2018 09:52 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: December 24, 2018 08:47 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: December 23, 2018 09:57 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: December 22, 2018 10:09 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: November 25, 2018 10:16 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: November 25, 2018 09:13 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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

Published On: November 6, 2018 07:59 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

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.