KAPILVASTU, July 11: Four people lost their lives due to snakebite in two days in Kapilvastu.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Six people were injured when a passenger bus coming from Bajhang to Kathmandu met with an accident at Kapilvastu. The bus with registration number NA 6 KHA 1339 had an accident at five o'clock this morning at Shivaraj Municipality-3, Deurali turn.

KAPILVASTU, May 2: Three individuals have been apprehended and are facing charges for assaulting the fire brigade staff of Kapilvastu Municipality and causing damage to the fire engine.

KAPILVASTU May 22: Two people have been arrested from Krishnanagar Municipality-2, Kapilvastu, along with Rs 500,000 Indian currency. They were caught while they were trying to get away after colliding with a tractor.

KAPILVASTU, May 21: An Indian national has been found dead in a field located in Maya Devi Rural Municipality-5 of Kapilvastu.

Leprosy cases on the rise in Kapilvastu

February 4, 2023 09:30 am

KAPILVASTU, Feb 3: Despite the declaration that leprosy had been eradicated in Kapilvastu 12 years ago, the number of cases has been on the rise in the district. The rise in leprosy cases is attributed to ignorance and the porous border with India.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: A protest was held on the Supreme Court premises demanding the arrest and prosecution of Kapilvastu District Court Judge Bhuwan Giri.

KAPILVASTU, Jan 16: A balloon trader died when the gas cylinder used to inflate the balloons exploded at the Maghi festival site located in Kapil Dham, Banganga Municipality Ward No 9 of Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 25: A dead body of a man was found near Ramghat Bridge in Kapilvastu on Sunday morning. The body of Gorakhnath Berma, 29, of Kapilvastu Municipality-1 was found on the bank of a river 20 meters west of the bridge.

KATHMANDU, August 2: The dead body of the wife who went missing after being swept away by the flood along with her husband, has been recovered.

KATHMANDU, July 8: A school building has been built with the assistance of the Indian government in Kapilvastu district.

KAPILVASTU,July 5: Two people died in separate road accidents in Kapilvastu on Tuesday.

Tipper truck driver found dead

July 3, 2022 12:55 pm

Kapilvastu, July 3: A tipper truck driver has been found dead in Shivaraj Municipality in Kapilvastu. According to the District Police Office, Kapilvastu, the driver slept in his truck (Lu 2 Kha 1515) after having his dinner and was found dead in the morning.

KAPILVASTU, JUNE 21- Sudip Poudel, the mayor of Kapilvastu, has decided to remove the divider and solar light poles from the Taulihawa-Gaudi road to the Bhawani Bhikshu road, stating that the number of accidents has increased in Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, June 20: Two Indian nationals have gone missing after being swept away by a landslide at Dhankhola of Shivaraj Municipality-1 in Kapilvastu district.

KAPILVASTU, June 2: A 14-year-old girl from Kapilvastu has been abducted and gang-raped by six youths of Kanchan village of Rupandehi.

KAPILVASTU, May 21: A differently-abled woman was sexually abused at Maharajgunj Municipality-6 in Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, May 20: An intoxicated father beat his five-year-old stepson to death in Banganga Municipality-5, Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, May 16: Two women have been elected to the post of ward chairperson in two municipalities of Kapilvastu. Both have been re-elected for a second term.

KAPILVASTU, May 15: Tilak Basnet of the Nepali Congress (NC) has been elected as the ward chairman of Budhabhumi Municipality-1 of Kapilvastu for a second time.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal inaugurated two substations located at Butwal and Kapilvastu on Thursday. Bhusal inaugurated the 132-33-11 KV Motipur substation constructed in Banganga Municipality-7 of Kapilvastu as well as 220-132 KV New Butwal substation constructed in Sunwal Municipality-13 of Nawalparasi.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 4: Two people died on the spot when a tractor (Lu 4 Ta 2402) met with an accident at Buddhabhumi Municipality-3, Kapilvastu.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a charge sheet against the headmaster and the accountant of Anirudra Public Secondary School of Yasodhara Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu for embezzling Rs 782,651 from the schools' funds.

KAPILVASTU, Oct 21: Police have recovered illegal sal wood hidden in a pond at Chhapiya, Ward 1 of Kapilvastu. The timber is said to be worth more than Rs 200,000.

Dead body of man found

October 3, 2021 10:39 am

KAPILVASTU, Oct 3: The dead body of Madhav Belwase, 55, son of Rukmagat Belwase of Banganga-7 Motipur has been found near Laxmanghat Bridge in Banganga Municipality of Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 11: The number of cases of divorce has increased in Kapilvastu since the implementation of the new civil code. According to the new civil code, men can also file for divorce. This has led to an increase in the number of divorce cases.

Three caught with red panda hides

August 13, 2021 16:07 pm

KAPILVASTU, August 13: Police have arrested three people in possession of two red panda hides from Baral Hotel, Restaurant and Lodge in Banganga Municipality-9 in Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 13: A man has been arrested with the contraband brown sugar hidden in a face mask from Bijaynagar Rural Municipality-4, Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, Nov 19: The family of a teenage girl in Mankhoriya village of Mayadevi Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu district has claimed that the girl was murdered after a gang rape on November 14.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 24: A dead body has been found in Gobarhawa Bishwa River in Vijayanagar Rural Municipality, Kapilvastu district. The body has been identified as that of Ram Samuj Tharu, a local of the area.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 22: A teacher from Kapilvastu who was at large after allegedly raping a girl was arrested on Sundary, nearly four months after the incident.

Woman found dead in pond in Kapilvastu

September 18, 2020 19:53 pm

KAPILVASTU, Sept 18: A woman was found dead in a pond at Bichali Bhadehar in Yashodhara Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu district.

Kapilvastu reports two new COVID-19 deaths

September 14, 2020 13:29 pm

BUTWAL, Sept 14: Kapilvastu district has reported two more cases of fatalities due to the coronavirus infection. Two patients from Chandrauta succumbed to this deadly disease recently.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 2: A COVID-19 patient from Kapilvastu died while undergoing treatment at Butwal COVID-19 Special Hospital on Wednesday.

District records highest number of cases in Province 5

KAPILVASTU, Aug 27: A COVID-19 patient passed away while undergoing treatment at Corona Special Hospital in Butwal on Wednesday night.

KAPILVASTU/ DOLKHA, Aug 23: The district administration offices (DAOs) in Kapilvastu and Dolkha have extended the ongoing prohibitory orders in the districts owing to the rising risk of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of late.

After Taulihawa, Krishnanagar reports community transmission

KAPILVASTU, Aug 16: The lockdown order enforced in Kapilvastu to curb  further spread of COVID-19 has been extended for one more week.

KAPILVASTU, Aug 7: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kapilvastu, has suspended all services in the district except the essential ones until August 16 to stop the spread of coronavirus.

KAPILVASTU, Aug 6: After witnessing COVID-19 transmission at the community level, the local authorities in Kapilvastu have enforced curfew for the coming 10 days.

KAPILVASTU, Aug 6: The community level transmission of COVID-19 is feared in Kapilvastu after 25 fresh cases were detected on Thursday morning.

KAPILVASTU, June 4: Twelve more people have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday in Kapilvastu district. With this, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 patients in the district has reached 414.

Of the total infected patients, 378 are India returnees

KAPILVASTU: Two journalists have contracted coronavirus in Kapilvastu district.

KAPILVASTU, May 11: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kapilvastu, has sealed off the district for a week from Monday (May 11) 5 pm to Sunday (May 17) midnight owing to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the district.

KAPILVASTU, May 11: Kapilvastu district alone has 15 cases of COVID-19 now, following the confirmation of 10 new cases on Monday by the Ministry of Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal reported ten more COVID-19 cases on Monday morning.

Lockdown a boon for timber smugglers

April 13, 2020 07:57 am

ARGHAKHACHI, April 13: The ongoing lockdown has proved to be a boon in disguise for timber smugglers, according to locals of Kapilvastu and Arghakhachi. A huge number of Sal trees from the government and community forests of the two districts have gone missing recently, they say. Following this, the district forest division office has started patrolling the sensitive areas.

Unidentified group torches vehicles

March 5, 2020 12:32 pm

KAPILVASTU, March 5: An unidentified group has set two JCV excavators and a Scorpio SUV on fire at Lohoraula of Bijayanagar rural municipality in Kapilbastu district last night, police said.