PUSHPA RAJ JOSHI

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Provincial Assembly member Rawal arrested on attempt to rape charge

Published On: March 5, 2020 10:10 AM NPT By: PUSHPA RAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, March 5: Akkal Bahadur Rawal, Provincial Assembly member of Sudur Paschim Province representing the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has been arrested by police in an attempt to rape case on Wednesday.

Maghi fever grips Tharu community

Published On: January 15, 2020 07:56 AM NPT By: PUSHPA RAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Jan 15: The last day of the Nepali month of Poush (14 Jan this year) is considered the new year eve by the Tharu community. The eve is celebrated with a great fanfare and liquor holds special value during the occasion. From offering to the gods to welcoming guests, "nothing can be done without liquor." While the preparations for the festival of Maghi which is marked on the first day of the month of Magh (which arrives after Poush) are underway, Tharu people in Kailali have been celebrating the eve with no less fervor.

Blight, cold wave damage potato plants in Kailali, Kanchanpur

Published On: January 8, 2020 10:29 AM NPT By: PUSHPA RAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Jan 8: Winter rains and cold waves, as well as the outbreak of Dadhuwa disease (blight), have damaged potato crop in Kailali and Kanchanpur district.

Fertilizer short-supply in Sudurpashchim as govt limits quota to 50%

Published On: October 19, 2019 10:13 AM NPT By: PUSHPA RAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Oct 19: Farmers of Sudurpashchim Province get 50% less chemical fertilizers against their demand, as the federal government has been limiting its quota to the provincial body by half the demand.

Budget allocated thrice for the same road

Published On: June 21, 2019 07:53 AM NPT By: PUSHPA RAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, June 21: This year Gauriganga Municipality did not sanction any budget for the road connecting Badhaipur and Talbanda despite its dilapidated condition.

Seti Zonal Hospital overcrowded due to seasonal diseases

Published On: September 8, 2018 02:10 AM NPT By: PUSHPA RAJ JOSHI

KAILALI, Sept 8: With flu, diarrhea and dysentery taking toll on people's health, the number of patients visiting Seti Zonal Hospital in Dhangadhi has increased in this rainy season. According to Krishna Bohora, in-charge of the emergency ward of the hospital, the 'seasonal illness' has made it hard for the hospital to cope with the large number of patients.