CHITWAN, Nov 29: The tourism entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in Chitwan have decided to launch the 'Visit Sauraha' campaign in order to revive the tourism industry dented by the Covid-19 pandemic for long. District Coordination Committee, Ratnanagar Municipality, Regional Hotel Association Sauracha chapter are jointly launching the campaign, giving a message that 'Sauraha is safe'.

DHADING, Nov 26: Three people have gone missing and one other was seriously injured as a pick-up van carrying a patient plunged into Trishuli River near Nagdi Khola area of Ichchha Manakamana Rural Municipality-4 in Chitwan on Thursday morning.

NCP cadres allegedly close to Prime Minister Oli obstruct program attended by rival faction leader Pandey in Chitwan on Saturday.

CHITWAN, Nov 13: Ichhakamana Rural Municipality of Chitwan has constructed a vegetable collection center to facilitate collection and sale of farmers’ production.

Seven motorcycle lifters busted

November 9, 2020 12:43 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 9: Police have arrested seven racketeers involved in lifting motorbikes from different places of Chitwan.

12.08 percent of total COVID-19 deaths in the country has been recorded in Chitwan

CHITWAN, Oct 28: The Regional Blood Transfusion Centre Bharatpur has been supplying the blood plasma collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19 infection to the other districts. Centre's chief Ramesh Kanta Poudel said they are sending the plasma collected in the district to other districts to meet the growing demand in those districts.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The COVID-19 death rate in Chitwan district has been recorded highest of all the districts.

CHITWAN, Oct 11: Ward Chair of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-20, Mani Lal Tamang, 69, has died of COVID-19. He died at Bharatpur Hospital Sunday morning, said Dr Pramod Poudel, coordinator of the COVID-19 clinic at the hospital.

446 people sign for eye donation

October 8, 2020 13:35 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 8: A large number of philanthropic-minded people have decided to donate their eyes after death in the district.

One killed in a tiger attack

September 26, 2020 18:00 pm

BHARATPUR, Sept 26: A man was killed in a tiger attack at Belsar Buffer Community Forest in Bharatpur metropolis-13 on Saturday morning.

Chitwan Medical College has started giving the results of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 within two hours. The hospital started this service today.

CHITWAN, Sept 15: The coronavirus infection has been transmitted through the hospitals in Chitwan, a study has revealed. According to the study undertaken by the District COVID Crisis Management Centre, almost 50 percent of the infections diagnosed so far have been transmitted through the hospitals.

CHITWAN, Sept 13: The Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan district saw safe delivery of eight expecting mothers infected with COVID-19.

CHITWAN, Sept 7: The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection cases has exceeded 1,000 in Chitwan district. An additional 30 coronavirus infection cases were confirmed in course of PCR tests carried out at COVID-19 laboratory of Chitwan Medical College on Sunday evening.

DHADING, Aug 28: Two more people have died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). One patient each died while undergoing treatment at Chitwan Medical College (CMC) and Pushpanjali Hospital in Chitwan.

CHITWAN, July 25: Continuous rain has caused much damage to crops and vegetables in the district. The excessive accumulation of water in the fields has damaged the crops.

Bridge connecting Dhading and Chitwan collapses

CHITWAN, July 1: Chitwan district has reported 25 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday. The newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients include 19 males and six other females, according to Bharatpur Hospital.

MUGLING, June 30: Two persons died and three others sustained injuries in a road accident at Bharatpur-29, Chitwan on Monday evening.

One more COVID-19 patient recovers

April 26, 2020 07:20 am

CHITWAN, April 25: Of the two patients undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital, one was discharged from the hospital on Saturday. The 27-year-old man was sent home after he tested negative for the virus via the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.

KATHMANDU, March 23; Chitwan has restricted entry of any public vehicles from other districts as a precautionary measure against coronavirus outbreak.

Healing through rock-balancing

March 20, 2020 10:18 am

In October 2018, Shyrus Rijal got into a serious bike accident. The injury was so severe that people around him thought he wouldn’t make it. But luckily, he did. However, the accident changed his everyday life: he was bedbound for months. He couldn’t go to school, he couldn’t meet his friends, and he couldn’t do anything he wanted. This sudden pause in his life and his inability to do daily activities left him in a slump and he began to feel like life would never get better.

CHITWAN, March 13: The widespread outbreak of coronavirus has affected the tourism sector in the country. Sauraha, the main tourist destination of Chitwan, has not received international tourists in recent times.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Two people have died and 17 others have sustained injuries in three separate road accidents occurred in Gorkha, Mahottari and Chitwan district in the last 24 hours.

CHITWAN, March 2: The campaign to make the Bharatpur Metropolitan city a 'no smoking and smoke-free city' is becoming effective.

Rhino found dead

February 8, 2020 16:35 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 8: A five-month-old female rhino was found dead Friday along the Kujauli Post area of Chitwan National Park.

CHIWAN, Feb 7: The Regional Hotel Association, Chitwan has urged the foreign tourists to visit Chitwan.

Truck carrying rice falls off bridge

February 3, 2020 10:34 am

CHITWAN, Feb 3: A person was injured when a rice-loaded truck skidded off the Number 2 bridge on the Narayangadh-Muglin road section this morning.

CHITWAN, Feb 2: The Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital has allocated a separate space for purchasing tickets and health examination for the patients visiting with common cold and fever.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Fifty international experts on elephants have urged the government of Nepal to stop elephant abuse during the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign.

CHITWAN, Jan 28: Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has expressed worry saying the crime and its nature was growing in society.

Chitwan, Jan 27: The district-based province offices has made only 5.10 percent of the budget appropriated for development in the six months of the fiscal year 2075/76 BS.

CHITWAN, Jan 19: The people from neighbouring district of Hetauda have been elated after the announcement of Hetadua as the province capital. They are happy to have the Bagmati Province capital with the federalism in place.

Tanker knocks down pedestrian

January 16, 2020 13:40 pm

BHARATPUR, Jan 16: A tanker knocked down a pedestrian in Chitwan last night. The oil-laden tanker (Na 7 Kha 8141) en route to Narayangarh from Hetauda had knocked the pedestrian at Kharahani municipality-1, Tarkarichowk.

Cyclist dies in road mishap

December 26, 2019 12:24 pm

Dec 26: The accident took place when a bus (Na 4 Kha 6330) heading towards Pulchowk from Pokhara Bus Park hit Parja at the Diyala road of Bharatpur municipality-1. Injured Praja died in course of treatment at Bharatpur Hospital

BHARATPUR, Dec 20: Visit Nepal Year 2020 is set to kick-start from Sauraha in Province. Chief Minister of the province Dormani Poudel is scheduled to inaugurate the Visit Nepal Year on January 3 in Sauraha amidst a special event.

CHITWAN, Dec 7 : Touristic town Sauraha is hosting the Elephant Festival from coming December 26.

CHITWAN, Nov 23: A loaded pistol was found unattended on the premises of the Chitwan Medical College on Saturday.

CHITWAN, Nov 21: The fourth National Agricultural Machinery Exhibition-2076 is taking place in Chitwan from November 22.

Two die in elephant attack

November 16, 2019 14:00 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 16: Two persons died in an elephant attack in Chitwan on Saturday morning at around 9:30 am.

CHITWAN, Nov 15: The Ministry of Energy Water Resources and Irrigation is completely electrifying Chitwan district as per its electrification campaign in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The ninth World Ranger Congress, hosted by the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the International Ranger Federation is scheduled to kick off in the tourist town of Sauraha, Chitwan, on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, Nov 7: There are plans to develop ‘Meghauli Rhino Park’ in Meghauli, a popular tourist destination in Chitwan district. As per information given by tourism expert Biswa Raj Subedi, a detailed project report (DPR) is prepared for construction of the park that will cost estimated Rs 210 million.

CHITWAN, Nov 7: In view of the upcoming Visit Nepal Year 2020, the government is all set to complete the construction of an “umbrella street” alongside Rapti River in Patihani of Chitwan within this December. The under-construction street offers a spectacular sunset view. According the local authorities, 70 percent of the project has been completed and the rest will be done before the Visit Nepal Year 2020 begins.

Night Jeep Safari in Sauraha

October 19, 2019 14:49 pm

Targeting the Visit Nepal Year 2020, preparations are being made for beginning a night-time jeep safari in Sauraha of Chitwan.

CHITWAN, Oct 9: Thirty-eight persons were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident in Chitwan last night.

CHITWAN, Oct 7: An elderly man died after being attacked by a rhino at Ratna Nagar municipality in Chitwan on Monday.

Jailbird dies in Chitwan

October 1, 2019 10:40 am

CHITWAN, Oct 1: A jailbird died in Bharatpur-based district prison.

CHITWAN, Sept 29: Anti-corruption activist Gyanendra Shahi has been severely beaten in Chitwan while he was leading an anti-corruption demonstration in the district.