GANESH BISHU

The contributor for Republica.
news@myrepublica.com

Police in an inebriated state attempts to rape a woman in custody

Published On: July 29, 2022 01:32 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, July 29: A police personnel has sexually abused a woman, who is in the custody of the local police office, in Banke.

‘No pressure horn’ campaign not effective in Nepalgunj

Published On: July 14, 2022 01:00 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, July 14: Nepalgunj was declared a pressure horn prohibited area in November 2018. During that time, the police conducted programs ranging from public awareness to action to ban horns. However, the police gradually began to ignore the ban due to which large vehicles have started blowing their pressure horns on the main road of Nepalgunj again.

Malnutrition on the rise in Lumbini

Published On: July 13, 2022 02:50 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, JULY 13: The rate of malnutrition in Lumbini Province has increased this year, compared to last year. The rate of malnutrition which was 2.8 percent in 2077/78 increased by 0.6 percent in 2078/79.

Effect of 'Nairobi Fly' in Nepalgunj

Published On: July 10, 2022 12:35 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

NEPALGUNJ, July 10: Even in Banke, skin problems caused by the insect called 'Nairobi Fly' have started appearing in people. In the last few days in the Terai districts including Banke, the insects, also known as Kenyan insects, have been found to cause skin sores due to the acidic substances released by them.

Farmers not getting fertilizers even in paddy transplantation season

Published On: June 26, 2022 05:20 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, JUNE 25 : Abdul Rais of Janaki Rural Municipality-5 is preparing to transplant paddy in his fields. He is compelled to plant paddy 2-3 days later than planned due to the unavailability of fertilizers. Similarly, Sarif Khan of the same village has not been able to transplant paddy saplings in his fields for the same reason.

44 Nepalis stranded in Saudi Arabia

Published On: June 23, 2022 01:05 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, June 23: As many as 44 Nepali workers, including four from Banke, have been stranded in Saudi Arabia. These workers had gone to Saudi Arabia to work in a company, three months ago, from Al Harman HR Company in Sinamangal, Kathmandu. However, after they reached there, they found that there was no such company. They have been stranded there since then.

Buddha Air aircraft makes medical emergency landing in Nepalgunj

Published On: April 6, 2022 01:01 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, April 6: A Buddha Air aircraft that flew from Dhangadhi for Kathmandu has made an emergency landing in Nepalgunj.

Sex trade flourishing in and around Nepalgunj

Published On: February 4, 2022 08:20 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, Feb 4: As night falls, some young women line up at the main entrance of the water park in Nepalgunj. They spend time waiting for customers out in the cold until midnight.

Sexual harassment case settled secretly

Published On: December 19, 2021 12:20 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, Dec 19: An alleged case of sexual harassment where Chief Administrative Officer of Banke’s Khajura Rural Municipality, Maniram Kharal and Pradip Sunar, Accounts Officer sexually abused their own female employee has been settled secretly. The case was settled after both the accused agreed to apologize for the sexual harassment when some youths demanded action against Kharal and Sunar.

Flights to and from Nepalgunj affected due to fog and mist

Published On: November 26, 2021 12:50 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, Nov 26: With the changes seen in weather lately, flights to and from Nepalgunj airport are being affected due to fog and mist in the morning and evening.

Death toll climbs to 32 as four more injured airlifted for treatment pass away

Published On: October 12, 2021 06:16 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, Oct 12: The death toll in the Mugu bus accident has climbed to 32 as four more injured airlifted to Nepalgunj breathed their last while undergoing treatment.

18 critically injured airlifted to Nepalgunj for treatment, death toll reaches 28

Published On: October 12, 2021 05:50 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BANKE, Oct 12:  A total of 18 persons critically injured in a passenger bus accident in Mugu district have been airlifted to Nepalgaunj for further treatment. They were airlifted to Nepalgunj through a passenger aircraft and an army chopper.

Seven ‘fake’ doctors arrested

Published On: April 20, 2021 10:43 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, April 20: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has arrested seven persons, who were practicing medical profession, with fake academic credentials.

Six houses gutted in fire in Kalikot

Published On: April 11, 2021 05:27 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, April 11: Six houses were burned into ashes on Saturday when a fire broke out at Pachal Jharana Rural Municipality in Kalikot district.

NCP's Dahal-Nepal faction set to strip Oli of party's general membership

Published On: January 21, 2021 05:58 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Jan 21: One of the two chairpersons of the Dahal-Nepal faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that their faction is preparing to strip Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of the party’s general membership.

Coronavirus death toll in Karnali Province rises to 27 as a school teacher succumbs to virus in Dolpa

Published On: January 4, 2021 03:09 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Jan 4: The coronavirus death toll in Karnali Province has risen to 27 as a school teacher succumbed to the virus in Dolpa district on Monday.

UPDATE: Death toll in Rukum accident climbs to five

Published On: November 28, 2020 02:31 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 28: The death toll in a jeep accident in Athbiskot Municipality-8 in Rukum West has climbed to five as one of the injured passengers while being rushed to hospital for treatment.

‘Socket bombs’ found at Agriculture Development Office, Humla

Published On: November 23, 2020 05:38 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 23: Two socket bombs were recovered from the premises of the Agriculture Development Office in Humla.

One has to spend a whole day to get citizenship certificate in Rukum (West)

Published On: November 9, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 9: Badrinath Gaire has recently arrived here at the District Administration Office in Rukum (West) as the Chief District Officer (CDO). He prepared a survey form to study the level of citizen satisfaction toward the services delivered by the office.

Five killed, two others missing in Jeep accident in Jajarkot

Published On: October 7, 2020 06:45 PM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Oct 7: Five people including the Ward Chair of Junichande Municipality were killed in a Jeep accident in Jajarkot on Wednesday evening.