Binod Pariyar

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Work on Gautam Buddha International Airport sluggish

Published On: August 20, 2018 10:27 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

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.

Even local representatives not spared of caste-based discrimination

Published On: August 18, 2018 06:56 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

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.

Bhairahawa Waste Management Project in limbo

Published On: August 7, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, Aug 7: With opinions divided regarding the initiation of Bhairahawa Waste Management Project, the plan to establish a waste management centre in the district remains uncertain.

One year since local elections, local units still struggling with manpower crunch

Published On: August 4, 2018 09:28 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

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.

1,103 people bitten, 12 killed by snakes in a year

Published On: July 21, 2018 03:52 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

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.

Int’l airport spurs star hotel growth in Rupandehi

Published On: July 15, 2018 08:00 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

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.

Kala-azar: A major health concern in Province 5

Published On: July 10, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

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.

Additional 195 staffers appointed in Province 4

Published On: July 5, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Binod Pariyar

RUPANDEHI, July 5: With the objective of implementing the programs and policies introduced by the government, Province 4 has appointed additional 195 staffers at various ministries.