The Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) would have been a crowded airport nowadays operating multiple flights a day, if it was constructed in its first deadline. But it is still under construction and the construction is snail paced. Though it is one of the most prioritized ‘national pride projects’, locals express doubt that it would complete anytime soon.
RUPANDEHI, Aug 18: After being elected to the local government, the people’s representatives made one big announcement and that was to end caste-based discrimination in order to make Butwal ‘a city of humanity’. But in reality, caste-based discrimination is so pervasive here that even the elected representatives who happen to be Dalits are victims of cast-based discrimination.
RUPANDEHI, Aug 4: One year after the election of local representatives, most of the local units in rural areas are still operating without full manpower. Though political parties and candidates during the election campaigns pledged to bring the facilities of 'Singha Durbar' to the villages, that has been nothing more than a myth so far.
RUPANDEHI, July 20In the last one year, a total of 1,103 people sought treatment for snakebites at Lumbini Zonal Hospital (LZH), Butwal. Unfortunately, 12 of them succumbed to the venom of the poisonous snakes.With the onset of summer every year, snakes start taking their toll on the lives of the locals in tarai. As the treatment of snakebites is not possible everywhere, patients flock the LZH during summer.
RUPANDEHI, July 15: Nepali entrepreneurs have been increasingly interested toward investing into hotels in Rupandehi district in view of the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) at Bhairahawa.
RUPANDEHI, July 10: The number of patients suffering from Visceral Leishmaniasis, locally known as Kala-azar, has increased at an alarming rate in Province 5, according to the details of Lumbini Zonal Hospital (LZH), Butwal and Mission Hospital, Palpa.