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.
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/ 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.