KATHMANDU, Feb 23 : The CPN-UML, the main opposition party, is currently conducting an election in Kailali district to select its new leader.

GODAVARI (Kailali), Jan 24: The drinking water projects in Kailali have been hit hard due to budget crunch.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: One person died in a motorcycle accident near the jungle resort of Ghodaghodi Municipality under the East-West Highway of Kailali.

JANAKI (BANKE), Dec 1: Two pedestrians died in separate road accidents in Banke and Kailali districts on Thursday night.

KAILALI Nov 28: A historical edifice known as Garbha Durbar, located at Khairala of Chure Rural Municipality-4 in Kailali district is in a state of neglect due to the lack of conservation.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The bodies of four students who died in the Hamas attack in Israel have been brought to Dhangadi.

DHANGADI, Aug 19: The District Traffic Police Office, Kailali, has arrested seven people for driving vehicles under the influence of drugs in Kailali.

DHANGADI, June 19: A police team deployed by the District Police Office, Kailali has arrested the operator of an illegal furniture industry, along with illegal timber, from Hasuliya on Monday.

DHANGADI, June 17: A motorcyclist died after being injured in a collision with a jeep in Kailali.

KATHMANDU, June 13: A delegation led by CPN (Unified Socialist) Chairman and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal on Monday called on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in regard to operating the Geta Medical College in Kailali as a national-level Science University.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The National Dalit Network Nepal has objected to the demolition of Badi people's huts along the road at Chaukidanda of Godawari Municipality-3 in Kailali district.

DHANGADI, April 10 : One person died in a jeep accident that took place last night in Churepahari area of Kailali under the Dadeldhura (Bhimdatta) Highway. Three people were injured in the accident.

DHANGADHI, March 26:  One person died and two others were injured in a tractor accident in Mohanyal Rural Municipality-5, Talband of Kailali.

DHANGADI, Dec 28:  Police arrested a man with more than 9 kg of hashish from Attariya, Kailali.

JUMLA, Dec 2: A young man from Kailali who was found unconscious at the Jumla Airport has died. According to Karnali police, the young man who was found unconscious died during treatment.

BHAJANI, Nov 29: Ram Krishna Chaudhari from Tikapur Municipality-6 of Kailali was standing in line for his turn to get chemical fertilizer from a cooperative, but its office got closed without providing the supply.

KAILALI, Nov 22: Candidates belonging to the Nagarik Unmukti Party (NUP) are leading the vote count in constituencies 1, 2 and 3 of Kailali district.

African swine fever detected in Kailali

November 3, 2022 11:53 am

SUDURPASCHIM, Nov 3: 'African swine fever' has been detected in Kailali district.

TIKAPUR, Sept 20: Hundreds of families have been displaced following recent flash floods in Kailali.

15-year-old girl 'gang-raped' in Kailali

September 9, 2022 18:16 pm

KAILALI, Sept 9: A 15-year-old girl has filed a police complaint against four men, accusing them of raping her.

KAILALI, August 23: Suspicious objects wrapped in clothes were found in two places in Kailali on Tuesday.

Women in drug trafficking

August 8, 2022 19:30 pm

TIKAPUR, August 8: In the eastern area of ​​Kailali, the involvement of women in drug trafficking has started to increase. According to the police, women are involved in drug trafficking from bringing the contraband from across the border in India to selling and distribution. It has been found that some women who went to the Indian border market Tikuniya to bring household goods are carrying drugs.

SUDURPASCHIM, August 3: Fear is looming large among the villagers after a tiger pounced and killed 11 goats in Mohoanyal Rural Municipality-7, Kuine village in Kailali's Chure mountainous area on Monday evening.

TIKAPUR, June 12: Strong winds damaged houses as well as banana plantation farms on Saturday evening in Kailali. Two houses in Tikapur were completely damaged after the storm uprooted a tree.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2$: The Netra Bikram Chand--led Nepal Communist Party has started threatening the local communities of Kailali to extort funds as per their demands. The locals of the community forests were forced to pay the money to the communist party after they threatened to take physical action.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Police have made public 12 persons accused of involving in the murder of Bhupendra Baduwal, 22, of Lamki Chuha Municipality-1. Baduwal was stabbed to death in a clash between two rival groups at Tikapur in Kailali district on November 9.

Youth stabbed to death

November 10, 2021 12:55 pm

KAILALI, Nov 10: Bhupendra Baduwal, 22, of Lamki Chuha Municipality-1, was stabbed to death in a clash between two groups at Tikapur in Kailali district at around 9 PM on Tuesday.

Census of Dolphins underway in Kailali

September 4, 2021 07:44 am

BHAJANI (KAILALI), SEPTEMBER 4: A census of Dolphins has started from Friday in the Dolphin conservation area of Tikapur Municipality and Bhajani Municipality in the southeastern part of Kailali district.

KAILALI, May 3: Four people died of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Seti Provincial Hospital in Dhangadi of Kailali district.

One killed in elephant attack

April 3, 2021 08:31 am

KAILALI, April 3: A man has died after being attacked by a wild elephant at Janaki rural municipality-6 of Kailali district.

KAILALI, Feb 25: After the death of 25-year-old Kala Dhami of Andaiya in Gauriganga Municipality-5 in a tiger attack on February 14, the stakeholders are curious as to where the tiger actually came from.

Two killed in road accident

January 31, 2021 12:16 pm

KAILALI, Jan 31: Two people died in a road accident that took place on the Pahalmanpur road section of Kailali along the East-West Highway on Saturday night.

KAILALI, Jan 12: Kailari Rural Municipality in Kailali district has announced a three-day-long public holiday on the occasion of Maghi festival of Tharu community. The rural municipality decided to give three days of public holiday from January 12, Chairman of the Kailari Rural Municipality Lajuram Chaudhary said.

DHANGADHI, Oct 20: Police on Tuesday publicized seven persons claiming they were smugglers involved in murdering Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Govinda BK and Constable Ram Bahadur Saud.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A Nepal Police officer on duty has been found murdered near the Nepal-India border in Kailali district on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Police have arrested four people on the charge of gang-raping a girl in Kailali.  The four accused who allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl were arrested by the District Police Office, Kailali, on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU: Police have arrested three persons for their alleged involvement in gang raping a woman in a quarantine facility in Kailali district on Saturday.

DHANGADHI, June 15: A woman, who was staying at a quarantine facility in Lamki Chuha Municipality-1, Kailali, was allegedly gang-raped on Saturday night.

DHANGADHI, April 20: Raj BK, 21, of Lamkichuha Municipality-9, in Kailali district, returned home on Sunday after spending 16 days in quarantine. BK's recovery from the COVID-19 has not only brought happiness in his family, but also in his community.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The total number of COVID-19 cases detected in Nepal so far reached 14 with infection confirmed in two more persons confirmed on Monday, according to officials.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Despite the World Health Organization (WHO) questioning the Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits as unreliable for detecting COVID-19, the government has started their trial use in two districts of Sudur Paschim Province.

KATHMANDU, April 6: As Nepal recorded the first locally-transmitted case of COVID-19 on Saturday, there is a growing concern about a likely outbreak should a mass testing campaign not be rolled out soon.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is preparing to conduct rapid mass testing for Covid-19 in three districts – Kailali, Kanchanpur and Baglung.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The government has further tightened the measures against coronavirus as the crisis entered the second phase with the confirmation of the first locally transmitted case in Kailali district on Saturday.

DHANGADHI, April 5: What had been feared in the far-west for some time has now come true with a person without any recent travel history testing positive for the novel coronavirus. While three people from Sudurpaschim Province tested positive for COVID19 on Saturday alone, the infection has been confirmed in a relative of a person who had earlier tested positive.

DHANGADI, March 23: The District Administration Office (DAO) in Kailali district has imposed curfew in the district effective from 2 pm today until further notice.

Pillion rider dies

February 23, 2020 11:46 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A youth was killed in a road accident at Gauriganga Municipality-8 in Kailali district on Friday.

55 students in Karnali get life jackets

February 22, 2020 09:00 am

SURKHET, Feb 22: Kabi Ram Nepali, a resident of Mohanyal Rural Municipality-3 of Kailali district, is a high school student. While going to his school, Nepali has to cross the Karnali River risking his life. As there is no bridge over the river, students like Nepali have been risking their lives to go to the school regularly. They have been crossing the Karnali River with the help of a wooden boat.

Deforestation rampant in Kailali

February 3, 2020 08:40 am

DHANGADI, Feb 3: Some 30 trees of 'Saal' species were found cut down in a national forest near Sanupal area a few weeks ago. The locals reported it to the District Forest Office but very little has been done to punish those involved in the illegal act.

Maghi fever grips Tharu community

January 15, 2020 07:56 am

KAILALI, Jan 15: The last day of the Nepali month of Poush (14 Jan this year) is considered the new year eve by the Tharu community. The eve is celebrated with a great fanfare and liquor holds special value during the occasion. From offering to the gods to welcoming guests, "nothing can be done without liquor." While the preparations for the festival of Maghi which is marked on the first day of the month of Magh (which arrives after Poush) are underway, Tharu people in Kailali have been celebrating the eve with no less fervor.