Basanta Dhungana

The contributor for Republica.

NC will join the govt if the party is given Home Ministry: Shashank Koirala

Published On: January 28, 2023 09:03 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITAWAN, Jan 28: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Shashank Koirala has said that his party is ready to join the coalition government-led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal if it is offered the portfolio of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA).

Oshin promised to celebrate Maghi with her family but never returned

Published On: January 16, 2023 06:00 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, Jan 16: Her family was preparing to celebrate the Maghe Sankranti festival at home on Sunday as Oshin Ale Magar, a flight attendant with Yeti Airlines, left home with the promise of celebrating the festival after returning from Pokhara.

The home minister doesn’t move around with handcuffs in his pocket: Lamichhane

Published On: January 12, 2023 02:00 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, Jan 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Rabi Lamichhane has said that he has ordered the arrest of Member of Parliament Laxmi Mahato Koiri, who is accused of a murder. Talking to reporters at the Bharatpur Airport, Lamichhane said that he had ordered an arrest and investigation.

After demolition of illegal structures in Narayanghat area, Hakim Chowk is next

Published On: December 25, 2022 04:30 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, Dec 25: Even today, the road division office, Bharatpur, has used dozers on illegal structures in the city. The road division office, which has demolished illegal structures in Narayanghat, will demolish the illegal structures from Lions Chowk to Hakim Chowk on Sunday.

Narayanghat-Mugling road to be closed for 4 hours daily from today

Published On: December 20, 2022 10:00 AM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, Dec 20: The Narayanghat-Mugling road section will be closed for four hours a day starting from Tuesday. Vehicular movement will be halted from 11 am to 3 pm every day for a month to construct bridges on the road section.

Three motorcycles with illegal woods seized in Chitwan

Published On: December 11, 2022 11:59 AM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, Dec 11: Three motorcycles along with illegal woods have been seized in Chitwan. Three pellets of wood and three motorcycles were taken in control by police last night at 1am in Nawa Jagriti Community Forest near Khageri Bridge of Bhojad, Bharatpur Metropolitan Municipality -1.

Vote counting of Chitwan 2  to begin after 1 pm

Published On: November 21, 2022 11:30 AM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

Chitwan,  Nov  21: The vote counting of Chitwan 2 will begin only after 1 pm. A decision to this effect was made by an all-party meeting.

Ballot box torched in Nawalparasi

Published On: November 20, 2022 05:49 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: A ballot box was set on fire at a polling station in Jhakre, East Nawalparasi.

Distribution of chemical fertilizers begins nation-wide

Published On: November 1, 2022 12:26 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

Chitwan, Nov 1: Krishi Samagri Company Limited has started selling chemical fertilizers. The sale of DAP and potassium fertilizers has been started across the country from Monday through the local governments.

USD 11,000 spent for political advertisements on Facebook

Published On: October 20, 2022 01:21 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: False information and hateful expressions given by candidates during election campaigns through social media will be removed, according to the Election Commission (EC). The poll body has collaborated with social media companies to remove false information and hate speech by candidates on Facebook, Twitter and TikTok.

Car goes missing after falling into Trishuli

Published On: October 3, 2022 11:17 AM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

Chitwan, Oct 3: A car fell into the Trishuli River along the Narayanghat-Mugling road section and went missing, today morning.

Local fish fail to get market as illegally imported Indian fish are rampant

Published On: September 20, 2022 01:10 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, Sept 20: Netra Ale of Madi has been in the fish farming business for nine years. He has been rearing fish in the reservoir with an area of ​​one hectare and produces around 25 metric tons annually.

CCTV cameras installed to control man-eating tigers

Published On: September 14, 2022 06:00 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, September 14: CCTV cameras have been installed in Chitwan's Madi to search for man-eating tigers. After a 68-year-old man from Ward No. 2 of Madi Municipality who had gone to graze his buffalo was eaten by a tiger on September 11, the team of Chitwan National Park started searching for the tiger by installing CCTV cameras.

Speaking against ruling alliance is a conspiracy to finish off NC: PM Deuba

Published On: September 9, 2022 07:10 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, Sept 9: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has instructed his party workers not to go against the ruling alliance. Deuba, who is also the president of Nepali Congress (NC), came to Chitwan on Friday (today) for the closing program of the first phase of the NC’s campaign to strengthen the alliance “as there is a possibility of forming the government led by the NC in all places in the coming days.”

Works to lay electric cable underground begins in Bharatpur, construction work expected to be completed within two years

Published On: September 3, 2022 02:30 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

BHARATPUR, Sept 3: The work to lay the electrical wires underground has started in Bharatpur Metropolitan City. The Pokhara-Bharatpur Distribution System Strengthening Project under the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is laying the electricity distribution system underground in Bharatpur.

Dahal arrives in Chitwan with election focused programs

Published On: August 24, 2022 09:30 AM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, August 24: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has arrived in Chitwan for the first time after the announcement of the upcoming House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly elections.

100 houses flooded in Gaindakot

Published On: August 2, 2022 04:30 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, August 2: About 100 houses in Gaindakot Municipality Wards 1, 2 and 4 located in Nawalparasi (Bardghat-Sustapoorva) have been flooded due to continuous rain for the past few days. Shivakant Tiwari, spokesperson for the municipality said that dozens of houses in these areas have been flooded due to the lack of long-term drainage of rainwater.

Husband kills wife, dies while trying to run away

Published On: July 25, 2022 12:54 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, July 25: A man killed his wife with a Khukuri during a domestic dispute. Krishna Prasad Acharya, 43, from Bharatpur Metropolis-10, Bharatpur, killed his wife Rushma Acharya Ghimire on Sunday at 10.25 PM.

Low investment in enterprise despite increase in remittances

Published On: July 24, 2022 04:51 PM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

CHITWAN, July 24: More than two and a half billion rupees enter Nepal every day in the form of remittances. According to Nepal Rastra Bank data, youths who have gone for foreign employment have been sending 2 billion 745 million rupees to Nepal daily.

Farmers in Chitwan earn over RS 65 million by selling seeds

Published On: July 14, 2022 11:31 AM NPT By: Basanta Dhungana

KATHMANDU, JULY 14: Farmers have been earning good incomes by producing seeds in Chitwan. Farmers of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-14, Patihani, have been earning more than Rs 65 million annually by producing original seeds. Umanath Poudel, chairman of the Advanced Seed Growing Farmers Group, said that the farmers have earned an annual income of Rs 65.36 million by producing paddy, wheat, zucchini, lentils and kidney bean seeds.