MORANG, Sept 18: Following the announcement of protests by various organizations in Biratnagar, the capital of Koshi province, a two-month prohibition order has been enforced in the city.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 15: Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) held a demonstration in front of Biratnagar Metropolitan City. JSP cadres, who arrived in Biratnagar Metropolitan City with a rally, staged the protest demanding action against the city police for alleged misconduct.

BIRATNAGAR, August 25: Demonstrators in Kanchanbari, Biratnagar, have staged a road blockade following police obstruction to their plan to attend a peace and harmony rally scheduled to take place in Dharan.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 14: Although it's been raining cats and dogs in Biratnagar for some days, unlike in the past, there has not been any cases of inundation in the city this monsoon, thanks to the timely actions taken by the local government against the monsoon-induced disasters.

MORANG, Aug 9: A massive fire that broke out at a plastic industry in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-1  on Wednesday morning gutted properties worth Rs 30 million. According to the District Police Office, Morang, the fire broke out in the plastic industry located in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-14 at around 1AM.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, accompanied by a team, had to abort their landing in Panchthar due to adverse weather conditions. The team, which had set out to make an aerial inspection of the flood and landslide affected areas, returned to Biratnagar.

BIRATNAGAR, May 28: Police have arrested 27 people who protested against the naming of Koshi province from Biratnagar. The protestors including the president of Kirant Rai Yayokkha (a social organization of Rai people) Jeevan Hatesu Rai, Vice President Deewan Rai, and Bhim Rai were arrested.

BIRATNAGAR, May 27: An indefinite prohibitory order has been issued in Biratnagar, the capital city of Koshi Province, effective from today in view of the growing protests by various groups against the naming of Koshi Province.

BIRATNAGAR, May 4: Two persons died in an SUV accident in Letang of Morang district on Wednesday.

MORANG, April 26: A pedestrian has died after being hit by a truck near Kanchanbari Chowk in Biratnagar.

Biratnagar, April 22: There were sporadic clashes between the activists of Province 1 Re-naming Joint Struggle Committee and the police in Biratnagar.

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: The metropolis, which is on a campaign to make Biratnagar clean, beautiful, and developed, has banned the consumption of cigarettes, and other tobacco products such as khaini, , panparag, gutkha, etc. in public places from April 14 (Baisakh 1, 2080 BS)

BIRATNAGAR, April 4: Traders of Biratnagar have disobeyed the parking prohibition zone implemented by the Biratnagar Metropolitan Corporation.

MORANG, March 19: The police have arrested four protesters who violated the restricted area and demonstrated near the Chief Minister's office, demanding that the province be renamed on the basis of identity.

MORANG, Feb 9: On Wednesday, the police arrested one person from Biratnagar Municipality-10 with Rs 900,000 of undisclosed source.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Labour permits can be obtained from Janakpur and Biratnagar starting today. Implementing the decision made by the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on December 26, the Department of Labour has made an arrangement to issue work permits from Janakpur and Biratnagar effective from today.

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 1: After 14 years, Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has conducted a test flight from Taplejung's Suketar Airport to the Biratnagar Airport.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 26: Biratnagar Metropolis has launched a campaign against the pavement encroachment. Under the campaign, footpath shops and structures that have failed to meet the designated criteria will be removed.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 19: A suspicious object resembling a bomb was found in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-3, Pushpalal Marg on Saturday morning.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 5: A provincial level security conference has started in Biratnagar to discuss issues such as election security, theft and controlling smuggling. In the meeting held in Biratnagar on Saturday, the security agencies of all 14 districts of Province 1 are scheduled to present security challenges and solutions in the election.

LAHAN, Oct 15:  The body of a young man who went missing from Siraha's Golbazar a few days ago, has been found in a guest house in Biratnagar.

MORANG, August 24: At least 10 people were injured in a clash between two groups in Biratnagar-12. Of the injured, one is in critical condition, said the police.

BIRATNAGAR, August 9: Mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City (BMC) Nagesh Koirala has said there can be no compromise with anyone on naming Biratnagar as the permanent capital city of Province 1. He made it clear that BMC would extend support in creating infrastructures necessary for the provincial capital.

MORANG, August 5: Police have said that the items recovered from two separate places in Biratnagar in mid-July are not uranium. The police had arrested 15 people with 2 kg of what appeared to be uranium.

MORANG, July 29: Yeti Airlines flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu was aborted at the last minute due to a mechanical malfunction. The Biratnagar office of Yeti Airlines said that the flight was aborted due to a technical snag as it was about to take off to Kathmandu at 7.30 am on Friday morning.

Police seize 8 trucks of betel nuts

July 22, 2022 13:28 pm

BIRATNAGAR, July 22: The police seized eight trucks of betel nuts ready to be taken to India. Biratnagar Metropolitan City-18 police seized the trucks loaded with betel nuts that were going to be taken to India via Buddhanagar on Thursday night.

BIRATNAGAR, July 6: Biratnagar Metropolitan City has initiated a 'Beggar-free Road' campaign.

MORANG, May 20: The ruling alliance candidate for the mayoral post of Biratnagar Metropolis, Nagesh Koirala of the Nepali Congress (NC) is leading in the mayoral race with over 6,000 votes in the ongoing vote count.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala and CPN-UML's Shilpa Karki have been leading in the vote counting for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, respectively since the counting of votes started in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

BIRATNAGAR, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala has been leading the mayoral race in Biratnagar Metropolitan City since the start of the vote-counting. Similarly, CPN-UML candidate Shilpa Karki has been leading the local polls for the post of deputy-mayor.

BIRATNAGAR, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala has been leading the mayoral race in Biratnagar Metropolitan City since the start of the vote-counting. Similarly, CPN-UML candidate Shilpa Karki has been leading the local polls for the post of deputy-mayor.

BIRATNAGAR, May 14: Mayor candidate of the ruling five-party alliance in Biratnagar Metropolitan City Nagesh Koirala is leading in the election race with 434 votes out of 1,200 votes counted so far.  Koirala’s nearest rival Sagar Thapa of the CPN-UML has received 316 votes so far.

BIRATNAGAR, May 13: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that local level elections have been highly politicized.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has reached Biratnagar to address the election rally organized by Nepali Congress (NC).

BIRATNAGAR, April 2: A doctor was found dead in front of Nobel Hospital at Biratnagar on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Bijay Yadav, 28, of Rajbiraj in Saptari district.

MORANG, Feb 18: The second leg of the National Women’s Football League competition is set to kick off in Biratnagar on April 20. An agreement was reached between All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Karma Tsering Sherpa and Biratnagar Metropolitan City Mayor Bhim Parajuli to organize the second leg of the league in the metropolis on Thursday.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 10: Chief Minister (CM) of Province 1, Rajendra Kumar Rai has directed the ministers of his Cabinet and secretaries of the ministries concerned to work in coordination with each other.

Two arrested along with brown sugar

December 31, 2021 16:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Police have arrested two people in possession of brown sugar in Biratnagar. The arrested are Nishan Chaudhary, 22, of Sunsari Itahari Sub-Metropolis-9 and Diwas Tamang, 28, of Itahari-12, according to the Provincial Police Office, Biratnagar.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 31: Province 1 Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Kedar Karki has urged doctors to continue treating COVID-19 patients by following the necessary protocols, citing the risk of the new ‘omicron’ variant.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 2: With the discovery of cases of a new variant of the coronavirus in India, panic has spread in the border areas of Nepal.

Two arrested with drugs

November 27, 2021 11:50 am

MORANG, Nov 27: Police have arrested two people from Dhankuta and Katahari while they were bringing drugs from Dhat No. 1 of Rani Naka in Biratnagar near Nepal-India border area.

MORANG, Oct 28: One pedestrian was killed in a road accident in front of Biratnagar-4 Oil Corporation on Koshi Highway. Seven others were injured in the accident on Wednesday evening, according to Morang Police.

MORANG, Oct 9: A group of armed robbers looted the office of a garment factory in Biratnagar-- the capital of Province 1-- on Friday afternoon. The incidents of looting have started increasing in Morang after the Province Police Office announced the implementation of a special security plan for the festival season.

MORANG, Sept 27: Kamal Singh Rana was attacked with a Khukuri in front of the main entrance of the Biratnagar High Court at 12:15 PM on Sunday afternoon.

Dead body found in border area

July 25, 2021 14:54 pm

MORANG, July 25: The dead body of a young man was found in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-16 on Sunday. The body was found on the Nepali side of the Nepal-India border near a sugarcane field.

High court employee found dead

July 12, 2021 12:14 pm

ILAM, July 11: Police have found a dead body of a 48-year-old female employee at the Ilam bench of the High court in Biratnagar.

BIRATNAGAR, May 22: Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar has built a COVID-19 hospital, including ventilators and 62 beds to treat the COVID-19 infected patients.

Kriti’s ‘Bhumika’ launched

April 27, 2021 15:53 pm

Interior Designer and Managing Director of Vogue Interiors, Biratnagar, Kriti Shrestha Upadhyaya launched her book ‘Bhumika’ on Sunday at Idea Nepal Office, Kathmandu.

MORANG, April 15: A woman died while undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar on Thursday. A 46-year-old woman from Biratnagar, who was infected with the coronavirus, died at 4AM this morning, according to the hospital.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 20: A mass gathering organized by the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Saturday has begun in Biratnagar.