JHAPA, August 19: At a time when the ruling parties and some other political parties are working to forge an electoral alliance in the upcoming Federal and Provincial Assembly polls, the CPN-UML Chairman, KP Sharma Oli has said his party was ready to face such an alliance in the upcoming polls.
KATHMANDU, August 11: The police have arrested four people with the illegal drug brown sugar from three separate places in Jhapa. According to Basant Pathak, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Jhapa, an Indian citizen from Bhadrapur, one from Birtamod and two from Damak were arrested with brown sugar on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli is going to interact with the activists and voters of Jhapa Constituency 5 for three days. Oli will participate in the program of the Nepal Oppressed Ethnic Liberation Society, Birtamod on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, July 24: In Kachankawal Rural Municipality-5 of Jhapa, three teenage girls were found dead, hanging from the same tree on Sunday morning. Three teenage girls working in Sunkoshi Tea Garden were found hanging from the same tree.
DAMAK, June 28: The swollen Chanju River in Kamal rural municipality-5 of Jhapa district has intensified the erosion around the river bank. As a result, as many as six houses in the locality are at risk of inundation.
JHAPA, June 19: One of the major commercial hubs of Jhapa– Birtamod Municipality– has developed a five-year periodical plan. Municipality has formulated planning for the long-term development with the arrival of the newly-elected people’s representative from the local level election held earlier last month.
JHAPA, May 18: CPN-UML candidate Rajendra Pokharel has been elected the mayor while Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Asha Shivakoti registered her win as the deputy mayor of Kankai municipality in Jhapa.
JHAPA, Jan 31: A senior citizen of Mechinagar Municipality-13 died this morning after being attacked by a wild elephant. The deceased has been identified as Khamba Singh Karki, 75, of Jhapa, according to the District Police Office.
JHAPA, Dec 11: One person was killed while five others were injured in a road accident at Triveni Chowk in Bahardashi Rural Municipality-3 today morning. The deceased has been identified as Pramod Chandra Upreti, 34, of Bhagudubba in the same ward.
JHAPA, Dec 4: A total of nine dengue patients have been found in two local levels in Jhapa district recently. Five cases were reported in Birtamode Municipality and four in Mechinagar Municipality, according to the record maintained at the Department of Health at Birtamode Municipality.
JHAPA, Sept 5: The Nepali Congress (NC) unanimously elected the party’s leadership in 55 wards of Jhapa district in the lead up to the upcoming 14th General Convention of the Nepali Congress. Regional representatives and ward level chairpersons and other office bearers have been unanimously elected in 131 wards while conventions are underway in other wards, according to chief of the party's District Publicity Department Krishna Humagain.
KATHMANDU, August 8: The Paramount Hospital (Nursing Home) in Siliguri, India has kept hold of a four months old baby of Mechinagar Municipality-10 after the baby's parents could not pay the hospital charges.
JHAPA, July 29: Ten local governments in the district have reported that they were at high risk of COVID-19. The local levels of Mechinagar, Haldibari, Buddhashanti, Kankai, Kamala, Damak, Gauradaha, Shivasatakshi, Arjundhara and Birtamod have resorted to restriction to contain the spread of coronavirus.
JHAPA, Aug 7: A man was killed in an elephant attack here in the wee hours today. The Area Police Office, Damak has identified the deceased as Rohit Regmi,58, of Tukre of Kamal Rural Municipality-5, Jhapa.
BANIYANI, April 30: Four houses have been gutted in a fire occurred in the Bhutanese refugee camp of Beldangi, Jhapa. The fire broke out from hut no 260 belonging to Tikaram Chapagian this morning, said spokesperson at District Police Office, Mahendra Kumar Shrestha.
BANIYANI, April 26: More than 200 Nepali citizens are currently living near the bordering region of Jhapa waiting to return home. They are stationed at neighboring Indian market towns like Galgaliya, Pani Tanki, Naxarbadi and other areas, according to Nepal Red Cross Society, Jhapa president Lok Raj Dhakal.
JHAPA, April 18: A huge quantity of green tea leaves has gone to waste in Jhapa due to the nationwide lockdown implemented by the government against the COVID-19 crisis. The loss is around 6 million kilos.