Binod Pariyar

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Province 5 organizing investment summit

Published On: January 28, 2020 10:24 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Jan 28: The Province 5 government is all set to organize an investment summit in April to attract investment in the province.

Butwal declared 'street people free' city

Published On: December 21, 2019 06:25 PM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Dec 21: With a commitment to providing support to helpless, homeless, orphan and street-people, Butwal sub-metropolitan city has been declared a street people free city on Saturday

Bribery: A common practice in Province 5

Published On: December 13, 2019 07:56 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Dec 13: It has been found that government officials in Province 5 have been openly asking for bribes with the service-seekers.

Agriculture grant misused in Province 5

Published On: November 17, 2019 08:16 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Nov 17: Adhikari Vegetable Farm of Suddhodhan Rural Municipality-3 of Rupandehi had got a grant of Rs 400,000 from the government for commercial vegetable farming. The Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative had provided the grant, on condition that the farmer would contribute equal amount, for vegetable farming.

Construction of bridges bring respite to the locals in Province 5

Published On: November 10, 2019 08:39 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Nov 10: Rupandehi, Kapilbastu and Nawalparasi have given top priority to construction of concrete bridges. The three districts have already completed five such bridges while 51 are under construction. According to the office of the road division, Butwal, the bridges have been designed to widen the road network in the villages and towns. Among the three districts, most of the bridges are being built in Rupandehi. The development has quite elated the locals, who are highly suspicious about timely completion of other projects.

Govt working to better relations with India, China: Paudel

Published On: October 18, 2019 07:30 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Oct 18: A senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has said the current government has been able to better the country’s relations with both India and China.

Ward chair attempts suicide in Butwal

Published On: September 7, 2019 07:30 PM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Sept 7: Ramesh Nepal, the Ward Chairperson of ward 2 of Butwal Sub-Metropolis attempted to commit suicide at his residence in Butwal at around 9 am on Saturday.

Risk preparedness at all three levels of govt

Published On: July 20, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, July 20: All three levels of government - local, provincial and federal - have started disaster preparedness, starting rescue and relief operations in Province 5.

Pesticide lab unutilized in Butwal

Published On: July 2, 2019 07:27 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, July 1: Because of indifference of the government, pesticide lab in Butwal is not being used. The Rapid Bioassay for Pesticide Residue Laboratory (RBPR) is not utilized because of lack of staff in the office.

Project implementation top priority for Butwal

Published On: June 26, 2019 09:40 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, June 26: The budget of Butwal Sub-metropolitan City for the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20 prioritizes urban infrastructure development, tourism, trade and industry.

Province 5 targets elevation of economic growth rate

Published On: June 18, 2019 11:21 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, June 18: Aligning the major focus of budget towards agriculture, tourism, and infrastructure development, Province 5 has set an ambitious goal of achieving eight percent growth rate.

Caste still a hindrance for Dalits

Published On: June 5, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, June 5: A week ago, Dalit rights activist Mina Pariyar reached Butwal, the temporary capital of Province 5 and searched for a room on rent.

Technological advances threaten stone carvers’ survival means

Published On: June 2, 2019 09:02 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, June 2: On the banks of Tinau River, there is a settlement of Kushwadiya community who are usually seen carving stones from early mornings to late evenings. These stone carvers have been earning their living by shaping stones for more than two decades.

Construction of international exhibition center begins in Butwal

Published On: May 28, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, May 28: The construction of an international-level exhibition center with the capacity of accommodating 10,000 visitors at a time kicked off in Butwal on Monday.

Woman accused of murdering daughter-in-law for dowry

Published On: May 10, 2019 08:57 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, May 10: A group of women encircled the Area Police Office (APO), Butwal, on Thursday, demanding stern action against a woman who allegedly killed her daughter-in-law for dowry.

Wedding guests apologize to Dalit family for boycotting feast

Published On: April 28, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, April 28: After being accused of discrimination for boycotting the wedding feast organized by a Dalit family of Suddodan Rural Municipality of Rupandehi, 22 non-Dalit guests have apologized to the family and agreed to participate in a joint feast.

Non-Dalits attend wedding but skip feast

Published On: April 23, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, April 23: A Dalit family in Rupandehi district has returned the money offered by non-Dalit guests who came to their daughter's wedding but refused to participate in the feast.

Rupandehi sees internal tourism surge

Published On: April 15, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, April 15: There has been a surge in number of internal tourists visit different areas of Rupandehi in the past few days.

Province 5 starts preparations to minimize disaster risk

Published On: April 9, 2019 08:51 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, April 9:  Recently, the Meteorological Forecasting Division predicted that the southern plains of the country might witness a windstorm once more over the next few days. This is giving sleepless nights to the victims of the country's first recorded tornado.  Even though the Province 5 government has expedited preparations to avoid further damages due to disasters, the local governments are yet to take any safety measure.

Police tear down house used as office by Chand outfit

Published On: March 30, 2019 07:29 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, March 30: Police on Friday tore down an office of the underground Netra Biram Chand-led group’s office in Butwal.