NEPALGUNJ, June 13: Leaders, cadres and candidates of political parties in Banke district are busy as bees these days canvassing voters in connection with the second-phase local level election scheduled for June 28.

KOHALPUR, June 5: An unidentified gang attacked ML Sharma, the director and manager of the Jay Bageshwari Cement, last night when he was going to Nepalgunj from the factory.

KHAJURA (BANKE), April 29: A massive fire at Chitaipurwa of Holiya in Duduwa Village Council – 1, Banke has destroyed 60 houses built under thatched roof.

KOHALPUR, April 27: In the past ten months, as many as 59 houses and sheds caught fire in Banke district, shows the statistics maintained by the District Police Office (DPO).

KOHALPUR, March 18: One person, who was injured during the clash between the the cadres of the United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) and the police on March 14 in Nepalgunj, has died while undergoing treatment in ICU of Nepalgunj Medical College on Saturday.

KOHALPUR, March 6: The District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Banke, has distributed identity cards to 7,055 farmers so far.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Nepal government has decided to establish a cancer hospital in Banke on the memory of former prime minister late Sushil Koirala.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 24: The bright face of Rihana Dhapali makes one feel this girl has never known sorrow. But her beautiful smile only hides the pain gnawing in her heart. Her body still starts shaking whenever she remembers the horrendous incident that befell her one and a half years ago.

Drunken man sets wife on fire in Banke

January 20, 2017 13:52 pm

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 20: A man has set his wife on fire after dousing her in kerosene in Banke district.

BANKE, Jan 19: After Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Ramesh Lekhak laid the foundation of Postal Highway on Wednesday, locals of Banke are hopeful that the construction of the vital highway would soon resume.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 5: Police have confiscated a large amount of timber from the house of Brij Lal Loniya, a local of Nepalgunj.

BANKE, Dec 29: Counting of tiger population has begun in Banke National Park from today.

Tiger census kicks off in Banke NP

December 28, 2016 00:40 am

KOHALPUR, Dec 28: Tiger census has started in Banke National Park from Tuesday. Banke's Chief District Officer (CDO) Rabi Lal Pantha inaugurated the census amid a function.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 7: Dengue fever is gripping Banke and surrounding districts with at least 45 people diagnosed with the fever so far in the area.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 3: Thefts were reported at seven houses in Belahari-9, Baniyagaun of the district on Sunday, the very first day police had launched a special security arrangements targeting the festive season.

NEPALGUNJ, August 2: Seeing the destruction inflicted on her school by the floods from the Rapti River has deeply saddened Rekha Burma, a fourth-grader at Khalla Jhagadiya Lower Secondary School in Fatehpur-1of Banke.

Flood victims picket DAO, Banke

July 31, 2016 18:48 pm

NEPALGUNJ, July 31: Demanding to manage a safe settlement, Rapti flood victims of the district picketed District Administration Office (DAO), Banke on Sunday.

NEPALGUNJ, July 27: Nepal Army (NA) on Wednesday rescued 104 locals of Holiya-4, Chaufari village who were marooned after swollen Rapti River entered their settlements.

NEPALGUNJ, July 26: Some six VDCs of Banke district are at a high risk of flood due to swollen Rapti River following incessant rainfall since Monday night.

Bus-hit kills pedestrian in Banke

July 2, 2016 18:28 pm

KOHALPUR, July 2: A pedestrian died on the spot after being hit by a night bus here in the district on Saturday morning.