CHANDROTA, Feb 7: Province-5 Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Forest and Environment has put conservation of historical, religious and tourism area Shivagadhi of Kapilvastu on top priority.

KAPILVASTU, Oct 31: A person has died after police opened fire to take control of the situation as locals staged protest breaching the curfew order in Krishnanagar.

KAPILVASTU, August 11: An unidentified group set fire on government vehicle which was used by the chief of rural municipality in Kapilvastu last night at 10 pm.

KAPILVASTU, April 27: Crusher plant operators along the Bandganga riverbank in Kapilvastu district have been reportedly influencing the court to delay the decision on cases related to the encroachment of the land previously occupied by the river.

KAPILVASTU, April 13: Province 2 and Sudurpaschim Province have dominated in the men’s and women’s wrestling under the Eighth National Games held in Kapilvastu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Crackdown continued on leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Thursday with the police seizing several weapons including two sub-machine guns during an operation in the outfit chief Netra Bikram Chand’s village in Kapilvastu.

Two dead in road accident

December 5, 2018 11:49 am

TAULIHAWA, Dec 5: Shyam Yadav of Kusma, Kapilvastu municipality-9 was killed when a tractor he was traveling in met with an accident last night.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 4: Chairman of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government has taken the current decade as the foundation decade for socialism.

Provincial Assembly candidate shot dead

November 25, 2018 07:25 am

KAPILVASTU, Nov 25: Dipendra Chaudhary, a youth leader and an independent candidate for the Provincial Assembly from Kapilvastu, was shot dead following a dispute with a local on Friday evening. Dipendra, 35,  of Sudhodhan Rural Municipality-4 was killed near his residence along the Lawani-Hathihawa road.

KAPILVASTU, Nov 24: Dipendra Kumar Chaudhary aka Raja Babu, the Independent candidate of the last year's provincial elections from Kapilvastu, was shot dead by the unidentified gunmen on Friday night, police said.

Fire destroys five houses in Kapilvastu

November 10, 2018 13:03 pm

KRISHNANAGAR, Nov 10: Fire spread from a burning candle destroyed altogether five houses at Shivaraj municipality-10 in Kapilvastu district on Saturday night.

KAPILVASTU, Oct 23: Life is slowly getting back to normalcy in Krishnanagar, following clashes in the main business hub of Kapilvastu.

Curfew lifted in Krishnanagar

October 22, 2018 13:12 pm

KAPILVASTU, Oct 22: The district administration in Kapilvastu has lifted the curfew it had imposed in Krishnanagar until 5 PM today.

KAPILVASTU, July 22: Fursat Ali Dhuniya, 75, a farmer of Bhagwanpur village, planted paddy in three bighas of his farm three weeks ago. Due to incessant rainfall in the area and inundation by a nearby river in the area, the farm is now mostly submerged. He dreads that his family’s efforts and investment is going to go waste.

TAULIHAWA, March 6: More than a million tourists, including Buddhist pilgrims, visit Lumbini -- the birthplace of Buddha - every year. However, Buddha's natal town Kapilvastu still awaits visitors despite lying just 59 kilometers away from Lumbini.

KAPILVASTU, Feb 23: The latest archaeological excavation carried out under the aegis of the Department of Archaeology has discovered that Kapilvastu has the highest number of archaeological sites in the country. It has identified 136 archaeological sites in the district.

BARDIYA, Jan 3: Normal life in the districts of western Nepal, including Bardiya has been affected by the increasing cold triggered by thick fog and cold wave.

KAPILVASTU, Jan 3: Two women have disappeared from Jitpur in Kapilvastu district since over two weeks, their family members said. The missing women have been identified as Gita Gurung, 22, of Baksispur and Radha Nepali Pariyar of Bhalabad.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 8:  The left alliance is leading the vote count in two of the total three constituencies, while the democratic coalition in the rest.

Kapilvastu elections (in pictures)

December 7, 2017 15:53 pm

Kapilvastu election

KAPILVASTU, June 18: At least 10 people sustained injuries as a bomb exploded at Gajeda Chowk of the Badganga Municipality of Kapilvastu district.

Inferno kills toddler in Kapilvastu

April 28, 2017 19:08 pm

KAPILVASTU, April 28: A toddler died in an inferno on Friday at Shivapur of Shuddhodhan Rural Municipality-5 in Kapilvastu district.

KAPILVASTU, Jan, 1: The District Education Office has decided to close the district based community schools following increasing cold from today. The mercury has plummeted in the Tarai region these days due to the cold wave and the occurrence of thick fog.