KATHMANDU, July 3: Investigations into the nearly two kgs of gold recovered from the Kalidaha border crossing between Nepal and India in Rupandehi district have revealed the involvement of gold traders from Butwal in the smuggling. The recovered gold was about to be smuggled into India.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Ncell has said that its network has experienced disturbance on Thursday due to multiple optical fiber links breakage in Butwal-Bardaghat and Damuali-Abhukhaireni areas as a result of ongoing road expansion works.
RUPANDEHI, Sept 11: Three school-bound children who had gone missing from Butwal since three days have been found in Kerala, India, said the police. The children—Sagar Paudel, 15, Samir Lamsal, 15, and Pradip Panthi, 14, all of Butwal Sub-metropolitan City-11 — had gone missing when they were bound to their school, said the families.
BUTWAL, May 16: The Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa, Rupandehi has inaugurated commercial international flights from Monday. Jazeera Airways launched a direct Bhairahawa-Kuwait flight on Monday morning coinciding with the Buddha Jayanti.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal inaugurated two substations located at Butwal and Kapilvastu on Thursday. Bhusal inaugurated the 132-33-11 KV Motipur substation constructed in Banganga Municipality-7 of Kapilvastu as well as 220-132 KV New Butwal substation constructed in Sunwal Municipality-13 of Nawalparasi.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: A man died in a road accident that took place at Butwal Sub-metropolitan-2, Tinau Bridge. The deceased has been identified as Basu Acharya, 30, of Sandhikharka Municipality-1, Arghakhanchi, according to the Lumbini Province Traffic Police Office.
BUTWAL, Oct 24: Two people have been killed and one has been injured after an ambulance and a motorcycle collided in Butwal. An ambulance (Lu 1 Jha 287) and a motorcycle (Lu 24 Pa 3987) collided on the East-West Highway at Butwal-12 Tamnagar on Saturday night. A motorcyclist and a person riding behind heading west from Butwal were killed in the incident, according to the police.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The main opposition party, CPN-UML on Sunday concluded its first statute convention with the resolve to advance the country’s campaign for transformation and prosperity by taking people’s fresh mandate.
BUTWAL, May 11: The number of COVID-19 infections in Butwal is increasing day by day. As many as 11 infected patients who were undergoing treatment at the COVID-19 Special Hospital in Butwal succumbed to the deadly virus in the past 24 hours.
BUTWAL, April 29: Three people died at the Corona Special Temporary Hospital in Butwal on Thursday. All the three died within half an hour, said the hospital's Information Officer Dr Bishnu Gautam. Two men and a woman died in the ICU of the Corona Special Treatment Hospital run by Lumbini Provincial Hospital.
BUTWAL, Dec 22: The country's largest private sector-run grid that is connected to a solar power project has started commercial power generation. Ridi Hydropower Development Company Limited has started commercial production after completing the work of 8.5 MW Grid connected to Butwal Solar Power Project.
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.