CHITWAN, July 16: With an aim of connecting farmers to university, Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) had established a Kisan Call Center in Chitwan. The call center, established in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, came into operation on the occasion of the university's anniversary, on June 17 last year.
CHITWAN, July 8: Deepshila Pariyar, 11, and Deepika Sunar, 9, of Ramrajyapuri, Madi Rural Municipality-6, were found dead in a pond near the jungle area of the Badarmude River on June 3, 2017. Both had gone missing while they were on their way home from a Saturday-picnic with friends.
CHITWAN, July 4: Students of Narayani Model Higher Secondary School say they are very happy and content with the quality of education they receive at their school. Some of the students of the school including Kabita Tiwari, Roshan Babu Pandey, Puja Subedi, Sudip Dhakal, Deepa Shrestha are currently studying science in 12th grade at the school.
CHITWAN, June 21: After convicting two individuals for tearing up ballot papers during the local elections of 2017, Chitwan District Court had announced it would pronounce sentence on them on June 20. However, the sentencing date has been postponed.
CHITWAN, June 15: After more than two years of the incident, Chitwan District Court on Thursday convicted Drona Bahadur Shiwakoti and Madhu Neupane for tearing up ballot papers during the election in Bharatpur Metropolis in 2017. Shiwakoti and Neupane – two cadres of the then CPN (Maoist Center) – were convicted for tearing up some of the ballots during vote counting in Ward 19.
CHITWAN, June 12: At a time when many of the bills registered in the Federal Parliament have courted controversy over their contents, Chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that these bills will be amended in consultation with concerned stakeholders.
CHITWAN, June 8: Manika Praja of Kunagaun village of Madi Municipality used to walk for over an hour everyday to reach her school located at Kharkatta village. While returning home, the distance would feel even longer as she would be exhausted due to the long hours of study at the school. Praja would have to walk for at least three hours every day to get education.
CHITWAN, June 3: There is a small settlement of indigenous Bhujel community in the forest area of Gaidakot Municipality-3 of Nawalpur. Altogether eight households live in this area while others are scattered across the country. Twenty-two years ago, landslide displaced these families from their original settlements in Chipchipe-8 of Tanahun.
CHITWAN, June 1: Bharatpur Metropolitan City collects around 65 tons of waste on a daily basis. After collecting the garbage, the metropolis dumps it on the banks of the Narayani River. It has been nine years since the local unit has been dumping the waste on the river bank in ward 4.
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.