Sabita Shrestha

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National ID cards to be distributed in Chitwan this fiscal year

Published On: May 16, 2019 02:32 PM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 16: Preparations are underway to start the distribution of the National Identity Cards in Chitwan within this fiscal year.

Devghat master plan in limbo

Published On: May 16, 2019 12:43 PM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 16: Efforts to develop Devghat into a well-managed religious tourism destination has not come into implementation even though it has already been a decades since the master plan was prepared.

Sankata in Bharatpur semis after tie-breaker win

Published On: May 14, 2019 09:16 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 14: Sankata Football Club defeated Jawalakhel Youth Club in tie-breaker to reach the semifinal of the CMS Bharatpur Gold Cup held at Campus Ground in Narayanghat on Monday.

Chitwan stuns Army in sudden-death to reach semis

Published On: May 12, 2019 10:59 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 12: Chitwan XI has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing CMS Bharatpur Gold Cup Football Tournament with 8-7 sudden-death win over the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in Narayanghat on Saturday.

Chyasal defeats Police

Published On: May 11, 2019 09:42 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 11: Chyasal Youth Club defeated the departmental team Nepal Police Club 2-1 in the ongoing First CMS Bharatpur Gold Cup in Narayanghat on Friday.

Chitwan crushes Nuwakot

Published On: May 10, 2019 01:03 PM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 10: A hat-trick from Bobo helped Chitwan XI to a cruising 4-0 win over Nuwakot XI in the ongoing First Bharatpur Gold Cup Football Tournament in Narayanghat on Thursday.

Breaking with tradition, yet another daughter lights her father's funeral pyre

Published On: May 10, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 10: Defying the age-old Hindu tradition which allows only sons to cremate their parents, a daughter in Baharatpur Metropolitan City has lit the funeral pyre of her father.

Eggs selling below cost of production, farmers say

Published On: May 2, 2019 10:00 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, May 2: Egg price has fallen below the cost of production due to decreased consumption in the wake of recent bird flu cases in Hetauda and Kathmandu.

Mugling's new bridge 'almost' ready

Published On: April 15, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, April 15: The construction of Mugling's new bridge over the Trishuli River that connects Chitwan and Tanahun districts is in the final stage of completion.

Local units to abolish child labor by 2029

Published On: April 9, 2019 08:55 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, April 9: The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has launched a “National Master Plan 2075-2085 BS” to abolish child labor. The master plan aims to eradicate child labor from 50 local units in the first year.  The first stage has begun with a program targeting to abolish child labor from 17 such local units.

Bharatpur Hospital in shortage of land to build new infrastructure

Published On: April 9, 2019 08:08 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, April 9: Bharatpur Hospital of Chitwan, which has been a prime destination for patients in the central region, has been attracting even more service seekers after being upgraded to super specialty hospital last month.

Mom and two children found hanging inside closed room

Published On: April 6, 2019 06:50 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, April 6: A mother along with her two children allegedly committed suicide in Bharatpur Metropolitan City on Thursday evening.

41 rhinos dead in nine months at Chitwan National Park

Published On: March 25, 2019 10:15 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, March 25: On Sunday a female rhino in Chitwan breathed her last. She was spotted dead near a septic tank of a hotel in Jagatpur, Bharatpur Municipality – 23. With this, the number of rhinos to die in Chitwan in the last nine months has reached 41.

Fishing nets prove fatal for endangered gharials

Published On: March 12, 2019 07:56 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, March 12: At least seven gharials in the Rapti River of Chitwan National Park (CNP) area have been found dead in this current fiscal year. Some of them were found entangled in fishing nets, which could have potentially killed them.

Bank accounts for daughters born at birthing centers

Published On: March 2, 2019 05:03 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, March 1: There are a number of underdeveloped villages in Ichhakamana Rural Municipality, the only rural municipality in Chitwan district. Only a few wards have access to roads as most of them have geographical difficulties.

Two years on, 4.5-km bypass road sees no sign of completion

Published On: February 23, 2019 11:02 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, Feb 22: Even after two years of commencement, the expansion work for 4.49-kilometer-long bypass road connecting Aaptari to the Central Bus Terminal in Bharatpur is yet to complete. The project had started with a 15-month deadline for completion.

School stops mid-day meal, Chepang students quit school

Published On: February 18, 2019 09:58 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, Feb 18:  Janjagriti Basic School (JBS) at the Bandarjhula settlement in Madi Municipality has 50 students. In the beginning of the academic year, there were 15 students from the Chepang community in the school but most of them have stopped coming to school after the Dashain festival.

Chitwan egg producers rue low prices

Published On: February 12, 2019 09:00 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, Feb 12: Poultry farmers of Chitwan are facing difficulty to meet their production costs in the face of increasing government tax on poultry feed and involvement of middle-men in pricing eggs.

Two held on rape charge in Chitwan

Published On: February 9, 2019 12:13 PM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, Feb 9: Police have arrested two persons on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl at Ratnanagar Municipality in Chitwan, on Friday.

Sanskrit education must be modernized: Prez Bhandari

Published On: February 6, 2019 09:17 AM NPT By: Sabita Shrestha

CHITWAN, Feb 6: Admitting that the Guru-Shishya (teacher-student) tradition has played a pivotal role in imparting knowledge, President Bidya Devi Bhandari expressed her concern toward the declining trend of Gurukul education system.