BUTWAL, Feb 3: Two people were killed in a jeep accident in Dhakawang area of Bhumikasthan Municipality in Arghakhanchi district.

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.

RAMPUR, June 13: The chemical fertilizer (urea) imported illegally from India has been sent to the revenue investigation office, Butwal.

BUTWAL, June 4: Two youths died in a road accident that took place on Saturday in Tamnagar, Butwal sub-metropolitan city-12 along the East-West Highway.

Butwal, March 30: Three people, including the ward chairman and chief administrative officer of Shuddhodhan Rural Municipality ward number 7, have been arrested with 50,000 bribe money.

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.

Three school-bound children missing

September 11, 2022 12:23 pm

TILOTTAMA, Sept 11: Three school-bound children have gone missing in Butwal.

BUTWAL, August 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has inaugurated the international conference center in Butwal city today.

Couple found dead in a hotel in Butwal

August 16, 2022 12:46 pm

KATHMANDU August 16: A couple was found dead in a hotel in Butwal on Tuesday morning.

RUPANDEHI, June 30: Fifteen people have taken ill after consuming poisonous mushrooms in Butwal Sub Metropolitan City in Rupandehi district.

NAWALPUR, June 29: Vehicular movement along Nawalpur section of road of the East-West highway has been obstructed after the flood swept away three diversions.

BUTWAL, June 28: Butwal-Palpa road has been disrupted due to landslides in various places.

RUPANDEHI, June 20: A body has been found in the Tinau River of Butwal.

BUTWAL, May 19: The counting of votes in Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City has been postponed. The counting was halted after a dispute arose during the counting of votes of ward 11.

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, May 12: A bomb has exploded at Milanchowk in Butwal on the eve of local elections. The bomb exploded at around 8:30 PM on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to visit Butwal on Saturday.

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.

BUTWAL, Feb 7: As many as three people died and two were seriously injured after a car they were traveling in collided with a parked truck at Tamnagar in Butwal on early Monday.

Man killed in road accident

February 6, 2022 13:25 pm

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.

Mother and son killed in accident

September 28, 2021 10:49 am

BUTWAL, Sept 28: A mother and her son were killed in a road accident that took place on the East-west highway at Sainamaina Municipality-5 in Rupandehi district on Tuesday morning.

Landslide destroys houses in Butwal

August 29, 2021 16:29 pm

BUTWAL, August 29: Eleven houses have been damaged as a landslide hit a settlement in Ghecha of Chure at around 6AM today.

The Hospital was supposed to receive medical oxygen provided by the government by Wednesday morning but failed to receive it until the afternoon.

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, May 7: An elected representative of local government in Butwal has died of COVID-19 as he was forced to wait for hours to get admission in hospital.

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, April 25: A girl staying in a dormitory of a private school in Rupandehi suddenly died on Saturday. The school was conducting exams, defying the government’s directives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel, a key leader of the Oli-led faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), said that the party has not split and it won’t split.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13:  The Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s Oli-led faction is organizing a mass gathering in Butwal on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has announced that his faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is organizing mass gatherings in Butwal and Biratnagar.

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, Dec 6: A smuggler snatched the pistol of a police officer, and fired at his friend in Butwal on Sunday, according to police.

COVID-19 death in Nawalparasi

October 14, 2020 11:57 am

BUTWAL, Oct 14: A man from western Nawalparasi died of COVID-19 in Butwal on Wednesday.

Three more die of COVID-19 in Rupandehi

October 11, 2020 10:04 am

BUTWAL, Oct 11: Three more people died of COVID-19 in Rupandehi last night.

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.”

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 6

October 6, 2020 06:00 am

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.

BUTWAL, Oct 5:The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has issued a whip to its lawmakers in Province 5 Assembly to vote in favor of the proposed province name and capital.

Security personnel in huge numbers deployed around the Province Assembly Building as the protests intensify

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.

The committee spent Rs 1.8 million on its India tour and Rs 11 million to pay three experts

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 3

October 3, 2020 06:00 am

Province 5 government has decided to pick Dang as its provincial capital.

BUTWAL, Oct 2:Province 5 government has decided to pick Dang as its provincial capital.

Family of deceased patients claim hospital’s rejection to admit for treatment led to his untimely demise

BUTWAL, Sept 11: A person from Nawalparasi district died of the coronavirus infection while undergoing treatment at the Butwal-based COVID-19 hospital on Friday.