ITAHARI, August 31: A newly-constructed settlement for Musahars has been seemingly left useless for the past two and a half years as the target beneficiaries are reluctant to inhabit the settlement citing various reasons. The Musahar community for which the shelters were built argued that their consent was not sought beforehand and that the newly-built settlement lacks facilities.
KATHMANDU, August 15: Rabi Lamichhane, chairman of the National Independent Party, has said that the current politics on garbage disposal is a game to discredit Mayor Balendra Shah of Kathmandu Metropolitan City by not allowing him to manage the waste of Kathmandu. He said this while speaking at a Province 1 meeting of his party in Itahari.
ITAHARI, June 3: The road from Tarhara in Itahari to Dharan is currently being expanded as a direct ‘link’ road with China and India under the Trade Route Improvement Project. However, the work is taking place at a plodding pace which has caused suffering among the people.
ITAHARI, May 22: Nepali Congress candidate Hemkarna Poudel has been elected the mayor of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City. He won the election to the post with 33,049 votes, beating his closest rival Yam Kumar Chongbang Subba of the CPN-UML, who got 28,031 votes.
ITAHARI, May 7: Residents of Itahari staged a protest outside the Apex Hospital on Friday night, accusing its doctors of the death of a sick patient because of their negligence. The family of the deceased and locals pelted stones demanding action against the doctors involved.
ITAHARI, Feb 9: As much as 8.296 kilograms of silver, being smuggled into Nepalgunj from India has been confiscated by the Armed Police Force (APF) from a motorcycle with the number plate (UP 32 EK 8196) from Uttar Pradesh (India) during the course of vehicle inspection on Tuesday.
ITAHARI, Dec 23: As the number of drug users and smugglers are increasing, drug smuggling business is also flourishing currently. While the drug trade is booming, those involved in trafficking have resorted to various methods of smuggling and selling these drugs.
ITAHARI, May 16: At a time when the people suffering from COVID-19 are struggling to get oxygen cylinders, elected representatives of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City have assured locals about the adequate availability of medical oxygen supply in Itahari.
ITAHARI, March 30: A man was murdered cold-bloodedly in Sunsari district on Monday. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Sunsari Nagendra Karki said that Keshav Karki of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-2 was killed after piercing his body by a metal rod while he was sleeping.
ITAHARi, Feb 28: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Purna Chandra Thapa has inaugurated the first military hospital in the east part of the country here in Itahari at the premises of East Division Headquarters of Nepal Army today morning.
ITAHARI, Feb 23: Otherwise bustling settlements of Damartakka of Itahari-10 wore a deserted look on Saturday afternoon. Local denizens ceased to go to their working stations, while families grouped themselves together in one or more of the houses in the locality.
ITAHARI, Feb 2: The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve here is organising the tourism festival, aiming at bringing in 100 thousand tourists. The 11-day festival is scheduled to be inaugurated by Chief Minister of State-1 Sherdhan Rai, at Laukahi of Sunsari this afternoon.
ITAHARI, Sept 22: Madhuri Sah (name changed), 17, always loved to go to school when she was a kid. She was active in extra curricular activities and loved to have fun with friends. Everything was going normal until one day when her parents decided to get divorced.
ITAHARI, May 24: The officials of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City on Thursday boycotted their work, protesting against Mayor Dwarika Lal Chaudhary who has been accused of beating a ward secretary a day ago.
BIRATNAGAR, April 6: In a bid to make government services accessible to the people living in all corners, Province 1 government is planning to fix its capital in a 40-kilometer area scattered in various districts. This area will cover certain parts of Biratnagar, Itahari, Gothgaun, Biratchowk, Dharan among others and will be called the 'Greater Birat Development Area'.
ITAHARI, April 5: Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club has entered the final of the ongoing third Manmohan Duhabi Gold Cup football tournament defeating Jhapa’s Kakarbhitta Football Training Center 3-0 in Itahari on Thursday.
ITAHARI, April 3: In a battle of two foreign football clubs at Duhabi Stadium in Itahari, Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club overcame India’s Royal Club West Bengal 3-2 in a thrilling quarterfinal match of the 3rd Manmohan Duhabi Gold Cup football tournament on Tuesday.
ITAHARI, Jan 27: Mechi Netralaya Kakarbhitta Training Center has advanced into the semifinals of the second Madan Bhandari Gold Cup Football Tournament with a 4-3 tiebreaker win over Cameroon’s Dauphins Family Football Club in Itahari on Saturday.
ITAHARI, Dec11: Goods, raw materials and equipment worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.
ITAHARI, Aug 26: With each passing year, the number of people seeking treatment for snakebite at the Community Snakebite Treatment Center (CSTC) of Itahari has been increasing. In the four months after the beginning of the Nepali New Year, 810 patients have come to the center to get treated for snakebites.
ITAHARI, July 6: At a time when the cases related to gender-based violence are still taking place in the country, the Department of Women and Children organsied has a programme to reduce such cases at Itahari today.
ITAHARI, April 28: A massive fire tore through the Ghana Bazaar at Paruhang intersection in Itahari sub metropolitan city – 4 of Sunsari district destroying four houses and inflicting a loss of around Rs 10 million last night.
ITAHARI, April 2: Eight months ago, several villages of Itahari were severely affected by floods that killed nine and left over 500 people homeless. In the immediate aftermath of the flooding, the victims started living in school and other community buildings.
ITAHARI, Dec 27: Khadak Bahadur Bhujel, a flood victim from Itahari MuMunicipality0, is nowadays bothered with the absence of embankment in the nearby Budhi River. Four months ago, the same river had made him and dozen others homeless.
ITAHARI, Nov 23: The office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has seized all documents held by the Itahari sub-metropolis related to procurement of CFL bulb sets acting on a complaint of corruption of over Rs 6 million in the deal.
ITAHARI, Oct 17: The devastating floods which struck the country two months ago rendered hundreds of families homeless. In the wake of the flood-wreaked havoc, Itahari Sub-Metropolitan city has decided to manage immediate shelter for 35 displaced families of Itahari ward no-3.