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Indian embankment puts 1,300 families at risk of inundation in Kailali

February 18, 2019 07:55 AM

KAILALI, Feb 18: An embankment being constructed by India near the Indo-Nepal border neighboring the Kairali Rural Municipality has alarmed locals of inundation in their areas during the rainy season.

Death of 2,200 cows just a rumor created by an NGO to pocket budget

February 11, 2019 07:30 AM

KAILALI, Feb 11: In September, Ghodaghodi Municipality erected three cowsheds for the management of stray cattle. In the last six months, only 70 cows had died but a non-governmental organization (NGO) was recently found spreading rumors about the death of more than 2,200 cows in the municipality

India illegally building wall near no-man's land

January 25, 2019 05:00 AM

KANCHANPUR, Jan 25: The Indian side has been building a brick wall near the no-man's land at Dokebazaar of Purnawas Municipality-11 of Kanchanpur.

Lawmakers condemn newspaper burning

October 5, 2018 04:30 AM

DHANGADHI, Oct 5: Lawmakers from both ruling and main opposition parties have opposed the act of setting ablaze Nagarik daily and other newspapers at Attariya of Kailali while being ferried from Nepalgunj for distribution on Wednesday.

Locals unhappy with name and capital Province 7

October 3, 2018 06:30 AM

DHANGADHI, Oct 3: In 1981, King Birendra demarcated Nepal's nine districts of the farthest west as 'Far-western Development Region' and set Dipayal as its headquarters.

Conservationists against Godawari as capital

October 1, 2018 06:50 AM

DHANGADHI, Oct 1: Some residents of the Far West Province are not happy with the government’s decision to choose Godawari as the province’s permanent capital. They have accused the government of being directed forest mafias who are plotting to destroy forest in the area by shifting the capital from Dhangadi to Godawari. After the provincial assembly on Friday named Godawari as the provincial capital, protests have been intensified.

Province 7 named Far-western, Godawari its capital

September 29, 2018 07:02 AM

DHANGADHI, Sept 29: Province 7 has been named Far-western Province from Friday with Godawari in Kailali district as its capital. A decision to this effect was taken on Friday despite friction over the choices.

DNA testing starts for suspended SP, two others

September 14, 2018 05:30 AM

KANCHANPUR, Sept 14: A blood sample of suspended Superintendent of Police Dilli Bista, one of the accused in the rape and murder case of teenager Nirmala Panta, has been collected for DNA testing.

'Police team should be investigated under custody'

September 13, 2018 02:16 AM

KANCHANPUR, Sept 13: Neighbors and relatives of Nirmala Panta, who was raped and murdered over a month ago, have demanded the arrest of the entire police team involved, accusing them of trying to cover up the truth regarding the incident. They have demanded investigations into the police team for their 'obvious efforts to protect the real culprit'.

Chopping of guava tree raises eyebrows

August 30, 2018 05:30 AM

KANCHANPUR, Aug 30: The rape and murder of Nirmala Panta sparked outrage across the country while the latest twist in the story has raised quite a few eyebrows. The chopping down of a guava tree in the garden of Nirmala's friend Roshani Bam has made the locals suspicious of foul play.

Locals question police role in rape-murder probe

August 25, 2018 06:54 AM

MAHENDRANAGAR, Aug 25: Accusing that police have been attempting to protect the person involved in the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta, the locals and Panta’s family members have demanded investigation against the police team led by Superintendent of Police (SP) Dilli Bista.

Reckless negligence: 'Tree ambush' on a blacktopped road

August 14, 2018 06:30 AM

DHANGADI, Aug 14: Bhikhram Chaudhari of Pathari village lost his brother, Khushiram, 26, in a road accident last winter after the victim's motorbike hit at a tree in the middle of the road. He was returning home from Dhangadi, carrying fodder for chicks.

Tharu leaders for Dipayal as Province 7 capital

August 12, 2018 06:30 AM

KAILALI, Aug 12: While lawmakers are divided over naming Province 7 and fixing its capital, Tharu leaders have agreed to stand in favor of naming Dipayal as the provincial capital in a conclusion that this move could help them to garner wider support of hilly people in naming the province as Tharuhat.