ILLAM, July 7: A man has killed himself after murdering his wife at Maijogmai Rural Municipality-2 in Ilam district.

MANGALBARE, Jan 9: The Falgunanda Sukilumba Airport in Ilam is all set to come into operation after a long interval.

ILLAM, JULY 10: Farmers in the eastern part of the district depend on commercial vegetable farming. Although there are occasional problems in selling vegetables, most of the vegetables produced here are sold at high prices.

ILAM, Dec 29: The under-construction Falgunanda Sukilumba Airport will be operational from next April. As the work of blacktopping the runway is expected to complete within three months, take off and landing of small aircrafts from the airport will be possible from April, according to concerned government officials.

Tourist count begins after 10 months

December 27, 2020 09:23 am

Illam, Dec 27: Data collection of tourist arrival in Ilam has begun after a hiatus of 10 months. The Tourist Information Centre registers the arrival of tourists at Jorkalash in the border of Jhapa and Ilam district.

It is heartening to know that the country has a lot to offer to the travelers who want to explore natural and cultural heritages. Be it natural beauty or cultural heritage, Nepal amazes you with its cultural and natural diversity and its scenic beauty. Here are 20 places you should try your best to visit in 2020.

ILLAM, Dec 1: Both India and Nepal have been found encroaching the no-man’s land in Illam. The Indian side has constructed a government building in between the border, while the Nepali side has built residential houses and other infrastructure in the ‘dasgaja’ area.


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76 inmates fall sick in Ilam jail

September 21, 2019 15:15 pm

ILAM, Sept 21: A total of 76 prisoners at Illam jail have fallen sick since the last four days.

ILAM, Aug 18: Pashupatinagar Customs Office of Ilam is not getting business as there is no customs office on the Indian side.

ILAM, Aug 11: The oldest school in Ilam district,  Adarsha Secondary School, was recently declared a ‘smart school’.  The school has a direct connection with Nepali Congress leader Kul Bahadur (KB) Gurung, former spokesperson Subhas Chandra Nemwang and former prime minister Jhalanath Khanal.

ILAM, July 4: Tea farmers of Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam threw green leaves on road on Sunday as part of their protest against factory operators.

ILLAM, June 27: Tea Testing Centre is going to be constructed at Suryodaya municipality of Ilam, for the first time in the country. The center is constructed to improve the quality of tea.

ILAM, March 27: Tea workers of eastern Nepal have announced to launch protest against their employers, demanding implementation of the minimum wage fixed by the government. The indefinite protest will begin from Sunday.

Ilam a destination for religious tourism

September 22, 2018 09:00 am

Ilam sees a big influx of tourists, especially during September and October. The eastern province of Nepal -- notable for tea plantation -- is also renowned as a religious destination. In addition to embracing natural beauties the region holds, a large number of devotees also visit Ilam citing its religious values.

Floriculture flourishes in Illam

October 19, 2017 03:00 am

ILAM, Oct 19: Dhan Bahadur Pakhrin is probably one of the busiest men in the locality these days. His wife Ramila is also in no less hurry. With the arrival of Tihar, which is considered a festival of lights and flowers, the couple is busy selling marigold and globe-amaranth they grew in their farm. The business, they say, has been giving them immense joy and good money.