Tanka Chhetri

The contributor for Republica.

Sugar mill takes excuse in budget to halt farmers' dues

Published On: June 3, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, June 3: The Indu Shankar Sugar Mill has halted the payment to the sugarcane farmers, stating that it needed time to analyze the effects on the industry that the budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19 could make.

Officials 'ask for Rs 1,500 bribe' for citizenship certificate!

Published On: May 30, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, May 30: Officials of the Area Administration Office (AAO), Harion, have been accused of asking for bribes from the service seekers to issue citizenship certificates.

Storm damages mango, litchi orchards in Sarlahi

Published On: May 17, 2018 08:19 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, May 17: Recent storms have caused huge damage to mango and litchi gardens in Sarlahi district.

Maize production down 40 percent in Sarlahi

Published On: April 29, 2018 05:15 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 29: Maize farmers of the district are in a big problem as the hybrid maize seeds did not give them expedited yields this season.

Padlock removed from Balara Municipality after 20 days

Published On: April 23, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 23: The office of Balara Municipality has resumed operation after 20 days following an agreement with five ward chiefs and locals who had padlocked the office as a protest against the mayor.

Women stage relay sit-in against mayor

Published On: April 16, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 16: A large number of women of Balara Municipality staged a relay sit-in on Sunday venting their disappointment against the mayor of the municipality for his “monopoly” in taking official decisions.

Indu Shankar sugar mill starts clearing its dues owed to farmers

Published On: April 7, 2018 08:18 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 7: Indu Shankar Sugar Industry of Sharlahi has started clearing its long outstanding dues of sugarcane farmers.

Ward chief stages sit-in against mayor

Published On: April 3, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, April 3: Ward chiefs of Balara Municipality along with some locals have started a relay sit-in from Monday accusing the mayor of appointing his brother to a public post.

Govt preparing for dev conference in Province 2

Published On: March 30, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, March 30: Former prime minister and senior leader of the ruling CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal on Thursday said that the government is preparing for organizing a conference in Province 2 aimed at exploring ideas on developing the province into a prosperous one.

‘Serial killer’ lands in police net

Published On: March 21, 2018 02:59 PM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, March 21: Sarlahi police has arrested a man from Lalbandi area, Sarlahi for his alleged involvement in a series of crimes including robberies and murders not only in Nepal but also in India.

Man held for duping Kuwait job aspirants

Published On: March 21, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, March 21: Area Police Office (APO), Harion, on Tuesday arrested a man on the charge of swindling people out of millions of rupees by promising them employment in Kuwait.

Vegetable market blamed for highway traffic congestion

Published On: February 10, 2018 10:01 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Feb 10: The famous vegetable market of Lalbandi which has been extended to the East-West Highway has been blamed for increased traffic congestion and accidents on the highway. From the early morning to late evening, the highway seems full of vehicles carrying huge loads of vegetables. Unfortunately, that has increased traffic congestion on the highway.

Preparation for Maghe sankranti in pictures

Published On: January 10, 2018 07:41 PM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHAI, Jan 10: The peasants of the districts are busy for the preparation for Maghe Sankranti.  They are preparing for festivals food. The notable dish of Maghe is Yam.

Sugarcane farmers in distress as mill fails to pay for three years

Published On: December 26, 2017 07:53 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Dec 26: Ram Binaya Raya of Khairwa Boharwa village, in southwestern part of Sarlahi district, has not received his payment for sugarcane worth Rs 125,000 from Annapurna Sugar and General Industries for the past three years. Yet Raya delivered fresh lot of sugarcane to the industry this year.

Sarlahi mills start sugarcane collection

Published On: December 21, 2017 03:15 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Dec 21: Local farmers have started taking sugarcane to Indu Shankar Sugar Industry of Hariban, Sarlahi, as the crushing season begins.

Mothers of baby girls get special treatment

Published On: December 17, 2017 11:51 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Dec 17: Preferring son to daughter is common in Madhes. The need to offer dowry during their marriage makes parent feel that girls are burden. On the other hand, boys, when they grow up, bring dowry home along with bride.

Voters in a fix due to party switchers

Published On: December 2, 2017 02:44 AM NPT By: Tanka Chhetri

SARLAHI, Dec 1: Party-switching has been a common strategy of aspiring candidates during elections. However, this has put the voters in a dilemma as the same candidate is found chanting slogans of different political parties in different elections.