Two killed in tiger attack in Bardiya

October 27, 2020 19:58 pm

BARDIYA, Oct 27: Two persons were killed by a tiger in Bardiya district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The campus chief of Babai Multiple Campus died of the coronavirus infection on Saturday.

BARDIYA, May 27: A 55-year old man staying in a quarantine facility in Bardiya has passed away.

SURKHET, Feb 22: The National Pride Project, Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project has completed 40% of the construction work. The construction project was started from 2004 to divert the water of Bheri River to Babai and provide irrigation facility to 52,000 hectares of land of Banke and Bardiya districts and also produce 48-megawatt electricity. The construction of the 12.2 kilometers long tunnel was constructed with the use of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) for the first time in Nepal. Under the second package of the project, the dam and powerhouse will be constructed.

SURKHET, Feb 19: Chairperson of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that no discussion was held to merge Banke and Bardiya districts in Karnali Province for the time being.

BANKE, Jan 18: Potato farmers in Banke and Bardiya districts are facing losses of Rs 1 billion due to excessive winter rain. Potato production in these districts is likely to decline by 50% this season. The excessive winter rain has continued even in January which will furthermore affect the production of vegetables and winter crops in these districts.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 29: Local politicians and civil society leaders have formed a committee with a demand to integrate Banke and Bardiya districts in Karnali Province.

BUTWAL, Dec 17: Province 5 government has chosen Bardiya to base its promotional campaign for Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020. The provincial Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment has dec

BARDIYA, June 23: Seven persons sustained injuries when a passenger bus met with an accident along in Bardiya on Sunday morning.

RAJAPUR, May 14: With the rise in the population of spotted tiger, the inflow of tourists to Bardiya National Park, has witnessed an upward trend. Bardiya is being developed as a synonymous to the tiger of late.

NEPALGUNJ, April 29: The Banke District Court has sent 18 land revenue officials of Banke and Bardiya districts to judicial custody. They had been arrested on the charge of transferring the ownership of huge chunks of land belonging to the Sikta Irrigation Project to private ownership through forgery.

BARDIYA, March 31: Three persons were killed when two motorbikes collided head-on on Sunday morning.

BARDIYA, March 28: Until 19 years ago, indigenous people of Nangapur village in Bardiya district were bonded laborers known as Kamaiyas, who worked as slaves for wealthy landlords. They were eventually liberated from the vicious cycle of oppressive practice by the government and thereafter began their difficult rehabilitation in an estranged society.

SURKHET, March 18: Business community of Banke and Bardiya districts has proposed an integration of the districts into Karnali state. The merger would boost economic development of the state, they argued at an interaction in Birendranagar among the office bearers of Surkhet and Kohalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI).

BARDIYA, March 5: The newly-constructed temple of Lord Shiva in Laxmana of Bansgadhi Municipality in Bardiya district has been officially inaugurated on Monday on the occasion of Mahashivaratri.

BARDIYA, Feb 5: Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project, which was started under the government’s vision to give farmers proper access to irrigation facilities, has expedited construction of canals of late. With the recent progress in works, the project has entered the final stage to take irrigation water to farmers’ fields.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested a police official with Rs 100,000 in bribe from Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) arrested a ward member of Rajapur Municipality-10 in Bardiya on the charge of taking bribe of Rs 250,000.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Chief District Officer of Bardiya, Ram Bahadur Kurumbang, has clinched the title of Integrity Idol of Nepal 2018.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Chief District Officer of Bardiya Ram Bahadur Kurumbang has clinched the title of Integrity Nepal Idol of the year 2018.

BARDIYA, Dec 5: Police have arrested an Indian national with 30 grams of heroin in the district on Wednesday.

DHANGADHI, Sept 16: The 'Atawari' festival which is celebrated by the Chaudhary-Dagaura community of the western Terai in Nepal has kicked off from today. The two-day festival symbolising mutual harmony, unity and good family relations is observed majorly in Dang, Banke, Bardiya, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: It has been over a year since the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) started a probe into Jabdighat bridge collapse in Bardiya district. But the investigation still remains inconclusive.

BARDIYA, Sept 2: Last Sunday, Gopal Chand of Rajapur-6 in Bardiya district sustained injuries after being shot at by Indian security personnel.

BARDIYA, Aug 18: An inflatable raft with Bardiya National Park security guards on-board has capsized in the Karnali River on Saturday.

BARDIYA, July 1:  Police have arrested  twelve  gold dealers from different areas of the district for mixing gold with other substances.

BARDIYA, June 9: A project with the goal of making Bardiya fully secure from inundation and erosion by the Babai river has finally picked up momentum.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Everest Bank Ltd has inaugurated its branch office at Bansgadhi of Bardiya district.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The students of Purna Hira Secondary School at Bansgadhi Municipality-8 in Bardia district have to endure up to 44 degree Celsius during summer as they study under corrugated zinc sheet roofs due to the lack of proper buildings. Of the total 522 students at the school, 65 percent are from the Tharu community.

BARDIYA, Dec 13: The Nepali Congress (NC) has secured the highest votes towards the proportional representation system in the recently held elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

BARDIYA, Dec 10: CPN-UML vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam has lost for the House of Representatives in Bardiya-1.

BARDHIYA, Dec 8: CPN-UML senior leader Bamdev Gautam is leading with nearly double votes in Bardhiya-1.

BARDIYA, Nov 13: In the last few years the country has gone through rapid and dramatic political developments. On the other hand, economic and infrastructural development has almost been limited to lip service. Nevertheless, political parties and leaders are not shying away from making tall promises to people during their poll campaigns. As always some of them have been simply heightening assurances to voters as it its considered a normal practice to woo voters.

Curfew at Lalpur of Bardiya withdrawn

October 3, 2017 14:51 pm

GULARIYA, Oct 3: A curfew that had been in force at Lalpur and its adjoining areas in the district headquarters Gulariya since 10:00 am yesterday has been withdrawn after 23 hours.

PM Deuba visits flood-hit Bardiya

August 17, 2017 15:42 pm

BARDIYA,  August 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today made on-site visits to various flood-hit areas in Bardiya district.

BARDIYA, August 12: The Babari River swollen by monsoon rains has entered Balapur settlement, posing a risk to the district headquarters Gulariya in the district.

TIKAPUR, July 23: The Karnali River is likely to change its course and enter human settlements in Bardiya district. The possibility came to the fore after an embankment in the eastern part of Sattighat bridge, which connects Tikapur of Kailali with Rajapur of Bardiya, eroded.

TIKAPUR, July 23: Karnali River is likely to change its course and enter human settlements in Bardiya district. The possibility came to fore after an embankment in the eastern part of the Sattighat Bridge, which connects Tikapur of Kailali with Rajapur of Bardiya, submerged in.

BARDIYA, June 3:Locals in Bardia have stressed prioritizing the construction of embankment along rivers, road connectivity to the highways and infrastructural development for making Bardiya a 'prosperous city'.

As a student of forestry, I had to conduct research for my practical assignment which led me to Bardia for the field work study. This journey helped me gain an important insight into the conservation of our valuable natural resources.

GULARIYA (Bardiya), Jan 31: A total of 120 new patients of leprosy have been found in the district, the District Public Health Office (DPHO) said. The revelation was made during a campaign to eliminate leprosy in the past eight days alone (the campaign started on January 23).

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: An eight-month-old calf of the endangered one-horned rhino has been killed by a tiger in Bardiya National Park (BNP). The tiger attack took place on Sunday night.

Tuskar menace in Bardiya

January 5, 2017 01:40 am

MANAU, Jan 5: It has been a week since Khagendra Gautam, a local of Manau, has been obliged to take shelter at schools and in the house of his relatives due to the terror spread by rampaging elephants. He believes the school building could be safer than his mud-built house but still he has not been able to get a proper sleep because of the fear that his house might get attacked by burglars in his absence.

BARDIYA, Dec 10: A man was injured when a gang of alleged smugglers and police exchanged fire at Deudakal forest of the district on Saturday.

GULARIYA (Bardiya), Sept 22: Krishnasar Transport Entrepreneur Committee (KTEC) in Bardiya has halted the plying of its vehicles for the past three days, affecting passengers.

BARDIYA, Sept 18: A deep scary silence has been prevailing in two Tharu villages of Suryapatuwa VDC since Thursday after a child and an elderly were crushed to death by wild elephant.

Army opens fire at poachers in Bardiya

August 25, 2016 12:56 pm

GULARIYA (Bardiya), Aug 25: Nepal Army personnel exchanged fire with poachers at Bardiya National Park (BNP) on Wednesday night.

BARDIYA, July 29: The Bardiya National Park (BNP) is becoming the appropriate habitat for tigers in the recent times.

BARDIYA, July 25: Police have arrested five cadres during a bandh called by Biplav-led faction in the district on Monday.

BARDIYA, June 22: Bardiya National Park where five rhinos had been transferred from Chitwan National Park three months ago has been blessed with a new baby rhino. While celebration is underway in the National Park, the officials are concerned over proper care and food for the new born and its mother. According to them, taking care of a nursing rhino and baby is a sensitive matter and arrangement of 'favorite' rhino fodder has been done for the special members.