BHERIGANGA (SURKHET), May 31: Schools in Birendranagar are to be closed from coming Sunday in view of the increasing heat in the city.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Oct 1: Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali Province, has been in turmoil since Sunday morning over the issue of the death of two children. In response to these incidents, the relatives of the deceased children have resorted to vandalism, resulting in damage to the hostel and setting fire to the Usha Bal Vatika Secondary School.

SURKHET, July 5: The health workers of Birendranagar in Surkhet have not received their salaries and allowances for eight months. Health workers employed at the Health Branch of Birendranagar Municipality and other health posts have not been deprived of their salaries for the past eight months.

JAJARKOT, July 10: The areas out of access to electricity in Jajarkot district will soon be illuminated.

BIRENDRANAGAR, May: With the local level election just a few days away, an unknown group has attempted to set fire to two vehicles in Birendranagar on Friday. The unknown group intentionally set fire to the two vehicles which were used for election campaigns.

BIRENDRANAGAR, May 6: The relatives of five children who were manipulated into running away to India by a woman have complained that police officers are not taking any action despite repeated complaints.

KARNALI, April 11: Ruling parties have decided to forge an electoral alliance in all 16 wards of Birendranagar municipality in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali Province.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Birendranagar Municipality in Surkhet district has been declared a fully COVID-19 immunized district, the first in Karnali Province. Such an announcement was made after the municipality surpassed its target on COVID-19 vaccines.

KARNALI, March 1: Birendranagar of Surkhet that serves as the capital for Karnali Province has remained largely quiet after the imposition of a curfew that follows violent protests against the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact, a US-aid project.

One dies in tractor accident

January 3, 2022 13:10 pm

BIRENDRANAGAR, Jan 3: A person was killed when a tractor (Bhe 2 Ta 1157)  en route to Surkhet from Dailekh met with an accident. The tractor driver Bhuvan Shahi, 21, of Mahavu Rural Municipality-5, Birendranagar died in the accident.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23:. Two people were injured when an explosive device went off in a community forest of Birendranagar Municipality-7.

SURKHET, May 23: Mayor Dev Kumar Subedi of Birendranagar Municipality delivered medicines to patients infected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease at their own homes. Earlier, the municipality administration had prepared a “Corona Kit” including Paracetamol, Jeevan Jal, Azithromycin, Vitamin B and C, soap, toothpaste, and a brush for the patients.

BIRENDRANAGAR, April 11: Stating that the rice distributed by the local government is not edible, some locals in Birendranagar have returned it. Birendranagar Municipality – 10 had recently distributed rice, salt, oil and pulses to over a dozen families in Manikapur block of the ward. According to the beneficiaries, the rice was rotten and stinking.

SURKHET, March 25: Local authorities have rescued altogether 100 Nepali nationals including three minors who were stranded at Rupaidiha and Gaddachauki areas along the Nepal-India border after the government imposed a nation-wide lockdown from Tuesday.

Surgical masks run out in medicals

March 6, 2020 12:39 pm

SURKHET, March 6: Surgical masks are not being available to buy in medicals and pharmacies in Birendranagar – the headquarters of the Karnali Province.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Jan 29: Birendranagar market remained tense throughout the day on Monday following the death of one Keshar Singh, 20, of Muhabai Rural Municipality of Kalikot. The local administration has imposed an overnight curfew to bring the situation under control. The curfew will be in effect in the market area from 6:30 pm Monday to 6 am Tuesday.

SURKHET, Nov 27: Despite the announcement of accident insurance for almost two million citizens, the Karnali Province government has failed to implement its declaration.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Oct 13: Sita Neupane of Birendranagar-6 went to the market on Thursday to buy vegetables. She was taken aback upon hearing the prices of vegetables, and was able to buy far less than she had planned.

SURKHET, July 25: The Karnali state government has declared to make Birendranagar a 'bicycle city'.

SURKHET, Sept 29: If all goes well, Karnali Province will start its own fleet of airlines, Karnali, according to Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, the province's chief minister.  Shahi said so at Birendranagar after returning from his visit to China.

SURKHET, July 2: As part of the 'Prosperous Birendranagar: One home, one woman employment' program, depending on the type of their jobs, women can get 50% loan without interest and 50% grant. For the first year of the program, the municipality has sanctioned a budget of Rs 18 million.

SURKHET, Feb 25: Province 6 has become the first federal province to get a name  and also to decide on its capital . From Saturday, Province 6 has become Karnali Province, and Birendranagar is its capital.

SURKHET, Feb 24: Province 6 has been named as Karnali and the capital has been fixed in Birendranagar of Surkhet. The assembly meeting of the province has decided the name and the capital of the province on Saturday.

SURKHET, June 10: “New born girl child means that a separate bank account in her name should be opened right away,” newly elected mayor of Birendranagr Municipality, Devkumar Subedi announced on Friday. Apart from this, he announced safe motherhood program, Chautari program for elderly people, one house - two plants campaign, help desk for victim of domestic violence and support fund for media persons on the occasion. To the great excitement of people, he added that the plans would be implemented without delay.

SURKHET, June 1: A big fire broke out in Birendranagar, Surkhet as Koteshwar Tyre Resoling Center in the city caught fire on Thursday morning. According police, the fire started because of short circuit at 5 am in the morning.