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Administration at a loss as sand smuggling continues

Published On: January 16, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: MOHAMMAD HABIB

BHAIRAWA, Jan 16: District administration has been unable to check sand extraction from Rohini River in Rupendahi district, even as sand smugglers have been extracting sand from the river at Mainahawa of Rohini Rural Municipality - 2, and transporting the loaded tractors to Nepali and Indian markets.

Young couple wraps up their wedding in just Rs 4000 and in 17 minutes

Published On: January 8, 2019 07:55 AM NPT By: MOHAMMAD HABIB

BHAIRAHAWA, Jan 8: Spending excessively on weddings has been a major problem in the country.  While some spend out of choice, most do it because of compulsion. However, Suraj Yadav, 23, a second year student of Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) has set an example by wrapping up his wedding ceremony by spending only Rs 4,000. He is a resident of Ramgram Municipality-10 of Nawalparasi district.

Belahiya-Butwal road starts cracking even before completion of project

Published On: November 18, 2018 09:38 AM NPT By: MOHAMMAD HABIB

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 18: The blacktopping in front of Bhairahawa Bus Station along the Belahiya-Butwal road section, a vital trade route of the country, has started to wear off even before the completion of the road widening project, thanks to the sub-standard work of the construction company.

Tourism minister assures GBIA runway will be ready in 6 months

Published On: October 31, 2018 09:25 AM NPT By: MOHAMMAD HABIB

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari has said the runway of Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) will get ready within six months.

Indian border markets chock-a-block with Nepali Dashain shoppers

Published On: October 11, 2018 07:50 AM NPT By: MOHAMMAD HABIB

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 11: Once again, the Indian markets are jam-packed with Nepalis. Because of the Dashain festival, people from the border areas and even remote towns and villages of Nepal are making trips to their nearest Indian market across the border. 'Low price and better quality' pulls them to the 'other's land'.

Ban on import of sugar before Dashain disappoints consumers

Published On: October 8, 2018 04:45 AM NPT By: MOHAMMAD HABIB

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 8: The ban imposed by the government on the import of sugar ahead of Dashain, the biggest festival of the Hindus in Nepal, has disappointed people who reached Sunauli, a border town across Bhairahawa, to buy household goods, especially sugar, for comparatively cheaper price.