MAKWANPUR, Dec 10: In Makwanpur, the police have arrested three people on the charge of demanding a ransom of Rs 10 million. Those arrested are Nischal Paudel, 33, Ganesh Ghale, 35, and Pritam Chhetri, 30, of Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City-9.

MAKWANPUR, Nov 27: The mortal remains of a man who was killed in an attack by a wild animal was discovered in Makwanpur. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Laxmi Bhandari said that the dead body of a man was found in Dobhan area between Rapti and Lothar Khola in Manhari Rural Municipality-6 on Sunday.

MAKWANPUR, Oct 24: At least 13 pilgrims who came to visit Nepal from India were injured in a vehicular mishap in Makwanpur.

Kathmandu, Aug 22: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the government will address the problems facing the people in the buffer zone of the Chitwan National Park (CNP).

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The land acquisition process has been set into motion in Makwanpur, marking a significant step in the realization of an electricity transmission line initiative led by the Millenium Challenge Account Nepal (MCA-Nepal). This endeavor falls under the broader framework of the Millennium Challenge Compact (MCC) grant project sponsored by the United States.

MAKWANPUR, Aug 9: The dead bodies of two persons who had gone missing in a landslide at Sikredobhan, Bagmati Rural Municipality-5, Makwanpur, were found this morning.

MAKWANPUR, July 31: Two people died when a motorbike (Na 57 Pa 231) en route to Hetauda from Chitwan hit a stationary truck (Na 5 Kha 7472) at Jyamire, Manahari Rural Municipality-9.

MAKWANPUR, July 8: Three people died when two trucks collided with each other and caught fire in Makwanpur's Manahari area along the East-West Highway.

MAKWANPUR, June 14: The Makwanpur police have arrested a youth along with illegal gold worth Rs 5.4 million. He was made public at a press meet organized by the District Police Office, Makwanpur.

KATHMANDU, June 1: A woman attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison along with her two sons. While the woman and one of her sons survived, her 18-month infant died during treatment.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Shiva Jung Thing, the ward chairman of Thaha Municipality-7 of Makwanpur, has been arrested with marijuana.

MAKWANPUR, March 29: A motorbike knocked down a pedestrian in Bagmati Rural Municipality-8 Sattale Rajbas Bridge in Makwanpur this morning.

MAKWANPUR, March 2: Traffic on this section of the Kanti Highway was suspended for some days for road repair works at Bagmati and Bhattedada of Lalitpur. However, vehicular movement has resumed since this morning on the road towards Sisneri via Dakshinkali, the District Administration Office, Makawanpur said.

MAKWANPUR, Feb 24: Hetauda Cement Industry that remained closed for the past two weeks has resumed today following the supply of coal. The industry shut its operation due to lack of coal, said the industry management.

MAKWANPUR, Dec 28: Bahadur Singh Lama has been elected the parliamentary party leader of Nepali Congress in Bagmati Province.

MAKHWANPUR, Nov 30: A person died in a bike accident in Makawanpur. The victim has been identified as Shyam Lama, 28, of Bakaiya-5, Sripur, said District Police Office, Makawanpur.

MAKWANPUR, Sept 22: One more person died in the bus accident in Jurikhet of Bhimphedi Rural Municipality of Makwanpur, taking the death toll to 7.

Six die in bus accident at Bhimphedi

September 22, 2022 16:38 pm

MAKWANPUR, Sept 22: Six people died in a bus accident in Jurikhet of Bhimphedi Rural Municipality of Makwanpur on Thursday. At around 3:30 in the afternoon, the accident occurred when the bus (Ba 3 B 7858) went out of control and fell down about 50 meters from the road.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Three persons died of Japanese encephalitis in different locations in Makwanpur district, the District Health Office confirmed. The casualties were reported two from Bakaiya Rural Municipality and one from Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City.

One drowns in river, another missing

August 21, 2022 16:32 pm

MAKAWANPUR, August 21: A person died and another went missing after being drowned in a river in Kailash Rural Municipality, Makawanpur.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Roads in various places have been blocked in Makwanpur due to landslides caused by last night's rain. District Police Office, Makwanpur, has said that the Sisneri road section and Kanti lokpath road section were blocked due to landslides.

HETAUDA, August 20: District Administration Office, Makwanpur, has sealed off two industries operating in Hetauda industrial zone on Friday.

BAGMATI, May 19: The vote counting of seven of the total 10 local units in Makwanpur district has concluded so far.

MAKWANPUR, May 18: Ruling alliance has emerged victorious at Thaha Municipality in northern Makawanpur. According to the vote count results published this morning, CPN (Maoist Center)'s candidate Bishnu Bista and Nepali Congress candidate Bharat Gopali, on behalf of the ruling alliance, registered their victory as mayor and deputy mayor, respectively, of Thaha Municipality.

BAGMATI, March 18: Two persons died and 12 others sustained injuries in a road accident at Manahari Rural Municipality-6 in Makawanpur district along the East-West Highway this morning.

MAKWANPUR, Jan 26: People who don’t wear face masks at public places have been fined in Makwanpur district. A team deployed by the District Police Office has fined 60 people from different places for not wearing a mask at the rate of Rs 100 per person.

BAGMATI, Jan 19: As many as 36 doctors and health workers of a government hospital in Makwanpur have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

One killed in road mishap

November 17, 2021 12:02 pm

MAKWANPUR, Nov 17: A person died when a jeep knocked him over in Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City-9 along the East-West Highway on Tuesday night.

Two killed in truck-bus collision

November 10, 2021 10:28 am

MAKWANPUR, Nov 10: Two people died on the spot in a truck-bus collision in Makwanpur district.

BAGMATI, Sept 12: Educational institutions in Makwanpur, which have been closed for the past four months, will resume physical classes from today. According to the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (DCCMC), most of the community and private schools in all 10 local levels are about to come into operation.

SINDHULI, August 8: The locals of Hariharpur Gadhi Rural Municipality and Bagmati Rural Municipality are forced to use makeshift ladders to climb the unfinished concrete bridge and cross the Bagmati River.

Two dead bodies found in Makwanpur

July 13, 2021 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 13: Police have found two dead bodies at two different places of Makwanpur district. According to the police, both the dead bodies are of males.

KATHMANDU, April 23: According to the Bagmati Province Transport Infrastructure Directorate, Hetauda, the roadway connecting the Sisneri-Dakshinkali-Kathmandu on the Bhimphedi-Kulekhani road section of Makwanpur has been closed to vehicles from Kathmandu to Hetauda since this morning.

MAKWANPUR, Dec 16: Two people died while five others were injured in three different accidents in Makawanpur.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Police on Sunday evening arrested a sexagenarian on the charge of raping a minor in Makwanpur district.

MAKWANPUR, Jan 26: Police here have made public three persons held on the charge of supplying cannabis illegally via an ambulance.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Mortal remains of eight Indian tourists are being flown back home from Nepal on Thursday afternoon.

HETAUDA, August 4: The District Administration Office (DAO), Makwanpur, has provided citizenship certificates to 4,373 people through mobile camps launched several times targeting remote and rural areas.

Screenwriting workshop in Makwanpur

July 15, 2019 19:00 pm

In collaboration with Film Development Board Nepal, Nepal Film and Cultural Academy (NFCA) is organizing a screenwriting workshop in Makwanpur district from August 21 for 7 days.

MAKWANPUR, June 28: A girl died and three others of the same family became ill after consuming poisonous mushroom at Raksirang, a remote village of Makawanpur district.

Chitwan, March 16: A high alert has been maintained in the district following the manifestation of bird flu in the neighborring Makawanpur district. Import of poultry and its products into the district, a pocket area for poultry, has been tightened, while poultry owners have been asked to maintain biosecurity plan.

MAKWANPUR, Jan 29: Police have arrested four people including three Indian nationals with 40 kilograms of marijuana from Basamadi area on Tuesday.

MAKWANPUR, Sept 25: Women entrepreneurs of the district have formed a Women Entrepreneurs Association Makwanpur-chapter.

MAKWANPUR, Aug 6: In the name of asset, all he had was a small field. But the landslide triggered by the deadly earthquake of 2015 buried his field. A dilapidated hut, which protected him from heat and rain too was crushed by a rock later, compelling his family of seven to live a miserable life under the open sky.

MAKWANPUR, Jun 8: A man died and two others sustained serious injuries in a lightning strike that struck in Gadhi rural municipality in the district on Friday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: German actress of Russian birth and Ambassador for Plan International Germany, Emilia Schüele recently visited communities in Makwanpur district to understand the lives of Nepali girls and their situation.

Kamal Thapa leads at Makwanpur

December 8, 2017 16:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Rastriya Prajatantra Party's Kamal Thapa is leading during vote counts at Makwanpur-1. Thapa has received 1,341 votes while his opponent, Krisha Dahal of UML has received 1,115 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and Naya Shakti Party Nepal have agreed to support each other in Gorkha constituency 2 and Makwanpur constituency 1 in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has finalized its candidates contesting the first phase of the House of Representatives elections on November 26 from five places. The RPP candidates would be vying in the election on behalf the Democratic Alliance.

23,194 children in Makwanpur malnourished

September 13, 2017 03:00 am

HETAUDA, Sept 13: As many as 23,194 children under the age of five suffer from malnutrition in Makwanpur district.