BIRATNAGAR, Feb 6: The Province 1 government has decided to set up isolation wards in six hospitals of the region.

BHADRAPUR, Jan 31: Two women being taken to India for alleged human trafficking were rescued from the Kakarbhitta point along the Nepal-India border. It is learnt that they had been promised good jobs in India before being convinced to cross the border which could not be possible due to timely police intervention.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 27: Buddha Air is operating a transit flight from Biratnagar and Bhadrapur of Province 1 to Pokhara from January 1 on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.

BHADRAPUR, June 6: Four districts of the east (Jhapa, Morang, Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung) are reeling under shortage of petroleum products, thanks to non-cooperation of Indian customs officials to release tankers carrying petroleum products meant for Nepal that were stuck at Panitanki transit point for the past one week.

DAMAK, May 27: Initially planned to be completed in 18 months, the construction of the four-lane Birtamod- Bharatpur road has not shown any sign of completion within the deadline even though it was started nine months ago.

JHAPA, April 22: A survey has started for regular night – time flights at the Bhadrapur airport in Jhapa.

BHADRAPUR, July 6: CPN-UML has clinched many posts including mayoral and deputy mayoral ones in Bhadrapur Municipality, which is the home city of Nepali Congress influential leader Krishna Peasad Sitaula.