BUTWAL, Oct 6: Chief Minister of Province 5 Shankar Pokharel has said that Rapti Valley of Dang has been discovered as the most appropriate place for the capital of Province 5 as it “rightly represents the common psychology of the people of the province.”
An expert panel formed by the government to gather historical evidences that support its claim that Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura currently held by Indian side originally belong to Nepal submitted its report to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday.
BUTWAL, Oct 5: Lawmakers belonging to the main opposition party, Nepali Congress(NC), broke several tables and chairs as Province 5 Assembly deliberated on the proposal tabled earlier to finalize the name of the province and its permanent capital.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Agitating cadres of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), have pelted stones at the vehicle of Province 5 Chief Minister Shanker Pokharel on Sunday evening. Chief Minister Pokharel is unharmed in the incident.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Rupandehi has enforced a prohibitory order in some places of Butwal amid growing protest activities in the area over the decision of the Provincial Assembly to name Dang as the provincial capital.
BUTWAL, Aug 4: Chief Revenue Investigation Officer of Inland Revenue Office, Butwal, Bijay Rana was held by a team of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) while taking bribe money from a trader today.
BUTWAL, March 18: A total of 23 smart toilets are being constructed along a six-lane road in Shankarnagar, Rupandehi. Shankarnagar Drinking Water and Consumers Cleanliness Institution is building an ultra-modern smart toilet system for the first time in Nepal. The toilets are being built on the space available between the main lane and the service lanes that were initially allocated for building a flower bed. However, considering the pedestrians' needs, the toilets are being built on both sides of the road next to the service lanes.
BUTWAL, Sept 24: Dozens of tourists from Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, China, India and other countries enter Nepal via the Belahiya Bahia border point in Rupandehi every day. This gateway is not only narrow and short, but also filthy and dusty.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Organizations and groups of students in Nepal are all set to lead a march against climate injustice on Friday. Community Police officials to stakeholders involved in sustainable development are participating alongside students in different cities.
RUPANDEHI, July 1: Because of indifference of the government, pesticide lab in Butwal is not being used. The Rapid Bioassay for Pesticide Residue Laboratory (RBPR) is not utilized because of lack of staff in the office.
BUTWAL, April 6: On February 14, chief minister (CM) of Province 5, Shankar Pokharel, came to the streets and participated in a road cleanup program in Butwal, the temporary capital of the province. He did not only pick the garbage on the roadside but also got into the sewers. The team including the CM, high-level government officials, mayor and deputy mayor of Butwal Sub-metropolis participated in the cleanup campaign. Later, the collected waste was disposed on the banks of the Tinau River.
BUTWAL, Feb 20: Thakur Sapkota, a returnee migrant laborer of Gulmi district's Musikot, was quite excited to start his new life as a transport entrepreneur cum driver after purchasing a brand new Bolero jeep six months ago.
KHASYOULI, Dec 16: The Jitgadhi Killa (Fort) in Butwal where the Nepali forces had beaten Britain's East Indian Company's army is being developed as a tourist spot with the biggest national Nepali flag and installation of Colonel Ujir Singh's life-size statue.
BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 18: The blacktopping in front of Bhairahawa Bus Station along the Belahiya-Butwal road section, a vital trade route of the country, has started to wear off even before the completion of the road widening project, thanks to the sub-standard work of the construction company.