CHITWAN, May 29: In the report from the Office of the Auditor General for the fiscal year 2022/23, Bharatpur Metropolitan City has achieved the lowest arrear status among the six major metropolises.

CHITWAN, May 12: An unidentified group set fire to a bus belonging to Small Heaven School, Kalyanpur. The bus was en route to pick up students from Dadreni, Bharatpur Metropolitan City-26, in Chitwan.

Bus hit kills boy in Chitwan

March 5, 2024 10:23 am

BHARATPUR, March 5: A nine-year-old boy was hit to death by a bus in Bharatpur last night. The bus (Na 4 Kha 5815) heading to Madi from Narayangadh hit Arush Poudel at Bharatpur, killing him on the spot.

CHITWAN, Jan 24: The Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC) is going to launch Bharatpur Visit Year on March 1.

CHITWAN, Dec 10:  Generally, the house rental tax is to be paid by the house owner. However, landlords in Bharatpur let tenants pay the house rental tax.

CHITWAN, Nov 5: The Bharatpur metropolis in Chitwan has announced monetary assistance worth Rs 10 million for the earthquake survivors in Jajarkot and Rukum West.

BHARATPUR, July 29: Chairman of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), Rabi Lamichhane, has blamed the government for failing to give business to parliament.

CHITWAN, April 23: The suspended polling has started in Naya Kiran Secondary School located in Ward No-11 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City of Chitwan.

CHITWAN, April 23: The voting process under the by-election has been suspended at a polling center in Chitwan electoral constituency no 2. The voting has been suspended at the Naya Kiran Secondary School polling center in Bharatpur Metropolitan City 11.

CHITWAN, April 3: President of Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) Rabi Lamichhane has registered his candidacy for the post of Member of the House of Representatives in Chitwan Constituency-2.

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.

BHARATPUR, Dec 22: Horn prohibition has been enforced in Bharatpur, Chitwan, from today onward.

BHARATPUR, Dec 18: Two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have been brought into operation at the central bus terminal in Bharatpur.

CHITWAN, Nov 16: The vehicle of Umesh Shrestha, the candidate for the House of Representatives from Chitwan constituency no. 2, has been vandalized.

CHITWAN, Oct 25: Forty-five percent of the road expansion work of Pulchowk-Gondrang section of Bharatpur has been completed.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Electricity supply in Bharatpur is going to be disrupted for two days. The power supply will be disrupted in eight wards of Bharatpur today (Friday) and tomorrow (Saturday) as the power feeders are scheduled to be upgraded, according to the Nepal Electricity Authority.

CHITWAN, May 25: The newly re-elected mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan district, Renu Dahal has taken two major decisions after assuming office for a second term- free drinking water up to 7,000 liters monthly per household and daughter insurance scheme worth Rs 100,000.

CHITWAN, May 24: The ruling coalition has won the post of mayor and deputy mayor of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 24: CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is leading in the current vote counting in Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 23: CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is close to victory in Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 22: Seventy percent of the votes of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City have been counted. A total of 88,284 votes have been counted in a period of 9 days. In Bharatpur, 127,839 votes were cast in the local elections held on May 13.

CHITWAN, May 21: The ruling alliance candidate Renu Dahal has taken lead with a margin of 5,133 votes for the post of Mayor in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 20: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Renu Dahal who is a common candidate of the five-party ruling alliance has maintained her lead in the mayoral race of Bharatpur Metropolitan City against her closest rival, UML’s Bijay Subedi, as vote-counting continues.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The ruling alliance mayoral candidate Renu Dahal of CPN (Maoist Center) has been widening the gap as vote counting continues in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 19: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Dahal has been widening the gap of votes as vote counting continues in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The mayoral candidate of ruling alliance in Bharatpur Metropolitan City Renu Dahal is widening the gap with her closest contender in the ongoing vote counting.

CHITWAN, May 16: The mayoral candidate of the ruling five-party alliance Renu Dahal is leading the polls by just 14 votes in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 15: CPN-UML's Bijay Subedi has retained the lead in the vote counting for the post of mayor of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 14: The mayoral candidate of the ruling five-party alliance Renu Dahal is leading the polls in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 7: As many as 136 cadres and members of Nepali Congress (NC) have resigned from the party in Chitwan district. Leaders including NC Chitwan leader and independent mayoral candidate of Bharatpur Metropolis Jagannath Poudel resigned after the party took action against them. They claim that the NC had become stronger than ever in Chitwan due to the candidacy of Jagannath Poudel.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Renu Dahal, the mayoral candidate of Bharatpur Metropolitan City on behalf of the ruling coalition, has said that her first five-year stint as the mayor of the city was just the ‘casting’ and “now the people of Bharatpur, including the opposition, will see the full movie.”

KATHMANDU, May 5: Attempts by the ruling coalition leaders to convince Jagannath Poudel, the rebel candidate for the post of Bharatpur mayor from the Nepali Congress (NC), have not been successful till Thursday morning. Poudel has maintained that he will not withdraw his candidacy.

CHITWAN, April 26: A total of 30 persons have filed their candidacies for the post of mayor of Bharatpur Metropolis under the local level polls scheduled for May 13. The office of Chief Election Officer said that 16 candidates belong to various political parties and 14 others are independent candidates.

Cargo truck catches fire

March 31, 2022 11:30 am

BHARATPUR, March 31: A truck carrying bricks caught fire at Bharatpur Metropolis-29, Satrakilo on Thursday.

CHITWAN, March 30: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that an alliance would be struck among the ruling coalition partners in the metropolises and sub-metropolises in the upcoming local level elections from the central level itself.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the current ruling alliance will continue in all three levels of elections. Talking to reporters at Bharatpur Airport today, he said that the alliance would be maintained.

BHARATPUR, July 21: The Educational Administration Division of Bharatpur Metropolitan City has issued a notice, requesting community and institutional schools not to enroll students for grade 11 unless the SEE results are published.

CHITWAN, Jan 23: Bharatpur Metropolitan City has pursued revenue collection as a campaign. Revenue collection has been increased as the trade and business activities that were hit due to the coronavirus pandemic have started to gradually rebound.

KATHMANDU: A critically-ill patient admitted to the COVID-19 isolation ward of the Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital died on Monday morning.

Folk Art Department of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized a three-day long folk art seminar in Patihani, Bharatpur recently. The seminar was organized to promote, preserve and develop the folk art of Nepal.

BHARATPUR, Feb 14: Nepal Communist Party chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Thursday inaugurated the newly-constructed 'Umbrella Street' at Bharatpur metropolis-22, Patihani.

BHARATPUR, Feb 2: Two people died while nine others were injured in two separate road accidents that took place in the district on Saturday.

Belgian princess welcomed in Bharatpur

January 22, 2020 15:37 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 22: The visiting Princess Astrid of Belgium was given a grand welcome in Bharatpur today. She arrived here in connection with attending a programme to be organized at Madhyabindu District Hospital in Nawalparasi.

Jailbird dies in Chitwan

October 1, 2019 10:40 am

CHITWAN, Oct 1: A jailbird died in Bharatpur-based district prison.

Bharatpur Metropolitan City has released a music video to promote tourism in Bharatpur. The music video aims at supporting ‘Visit Nepal 2020’.

BHARATPUR, Aug 2: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal has grieved that excessive and random plotting of land in Nepal was a cause of concern - arable lands turned into a concrete jungle.

NAWALPARASI, July 28: Monetary compensation of some Rs 60 million is to be given to those households and landowners affected by the Hetauda-Bharatpur-Bardghat 220 KV transmission line project.

Two killed in motorbikes collision

June 27, 2019 09:17 am

CHITWAN, June 27: Two persons died when two motorbikes collided at Bharatpur Metropolis-18, Bhetghat Chowk in Chitwan on Wednesday evening.

BHARATPUR, May 10: Situation took a nasty turn when a youth serving jail sentence in the prison of Area Police Office, Ratnanagar was found in a critical condition.