BIRATNAGAR, Sept 15: The Postal Highway which runs from Jhapa in the east to Kanchanpur in the west touching over 50 rural villages alongside the Indian border is a common dream of the people in the Tarai belt. The project, which is almost a century old, is still not near completion. While its status is ‘under construction’ since the time of Juddha Shamsher, a Rana Prime Minister, the 1792.4 kilometers long road has now been facing compensation-related issues in some parts.

BIRATNAGAR, July 28: Preparations are on to operate the vegetable market situated at Katahari of Morang district, which is said to be equipped with modern facilities, long after its inauguration.

Two held with loaded gun

July 27, 2019 11:55 am

BIRATNAGAR, July 27: Police arrested two people with a home-made loaded gun from a community forest area at Kanepokhari rural municipality-3 in Morang.

BIRATNAGAR, July 14: Two persons went missing and more than 1,000 houses were inundated in Morang district due to flooding from the Lohandra River on Saturday.

BIRATNAGAR, May 25: A groom who walked out of his wedding after the bride's family could not meet his dowry demands was arrested by police on Thursday.

BIRATNAGAR, April 26: An elderly couple in Sundarharaicha Municipality-11 of Morang was beaten up mercilessly by a group of people on the charge of practicing witchcraft recently.

PM leaving for Jhapa-Morang today

March 31, 2019 10:22 am

KATHMANDU, March 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is leading for Jhapa and Morang today, to attend various programs to be held in the two districts.

URLABARI, March 23: Two people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident occurred this morning at Kanepokhari rural municipality-7 in Morang along the East-West Highway.

Two die in separate incidents

January 22, 2019 14:36 pm

URLABARI Jan 22 : A worker died when a drum filled with gas exploded at Belbari Municipality-11 in Morang district on Tuesday morning.

Funds for new cars but not fire engines

November 29, 2018 07:58 am

DAMAK, Nov 29: On Sunday, a fire in Shivasatakshi Municipality of Jhapa killed four members of the same family. The municipality did not have its own fire engine and the locals had to wait for two hours for a fire engine from another local unit to arrive at the scene. Locals are wondering if the family could have been saved if their municipality had its own fire engine.

Born in Khotang and raised in Morang, Sameer Rai is the owner of two Kathmandu eateries. He was passionate about restaurants since his childhood. So right after completing his secondary level education he moved to the capital in 2003 to follow his passion.

URLABARI, Oct 21: Holiday makers have started visiting the tourist spots in Morang district after receiving tika, jamara and blessings of the Bijaya Dashami festival.

Youth hacked to death

October 20, 2018 15:00 pm

URLABARI, Oct 20: A youth was murdered at Shukrabare of Pathari Sanishchare-8 in Morang district last night.

Morang road accidents claim three

October 12, 2018 08:41 am

MORANG, Oct 12: Three persons have died in separate road accidents that occurred in Morang district last night.

Two dead in separate accidents in Morang

September 11, 2018 16:24 pm

MORANG, Sept 11: Two people were killed in separate accidents today in Morang. Lalita Agrawal, 55, of Dharan Sub Metropolis-1 died in a car accident occurred at Kanepokhari rural municipality-7 along the east-west highway.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 15: Altogether 26 students of Shree Secondary School of Letang-6, Morang have fallen ill Tuesday after drinking water from the school’s water tank, which was poisoned with pesticide. District Police Office, Morang has informed that the condition of four students is serious.

Toddler drowns in Morang

July 6, 2018 11:56 am

MORANG, July 6: A three-year-old child drowned in a canal at Kanepokhari Rural Municipality-3 in Morang on Thursday evening.

MORANG, July 1: Residents of more than a dozen villages have been urged to take safety measures amid risks of flooding, according to Nepal Red Cross Society Morang Chapter.

ITAHARI, April 30: Two persons were killed in a road mishap at Sundarharaicha-7 in Morang district this morning.

Morang XI into Birat quarters

April 1, 2018 08:52 am

MORANG, April 1: Morang XI has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fifth Birat Gold Cup Football Tournament by beating Bhutan’s Thimpu Football Club 2-0 in the curtain raiser on Saturday.

BIRATNAGAR, March 9:The Nepal-India border check points in Morang and Sunsari districts will be closed for 48 hours beginning at 6 pm today in view of March 11 Lok Sabha by-elections in Atariya of Bihar, India.

Woman in Morang killed after rape

March 5, 2018 03:30 am

DAMAK, March 5: A mentally-ill woman of Morang was killed after rape on Sunday.

Morang Football Club into semis

February 11, 2018 09:56 am

BARA, Feb 11: Morang Football Club has reached the semifinals of the ongoing ninth Ruslan Simara Gold Cup football tournament defeating the host Nawa Jan  Jagriti Yuwa Club (NJJYC) 4-1 in the tiebreaker on Saturday.

MORANG, Jan 28: Nepalis living in Hong Kong have lent a monetary support to a public school in Urlabari-9, Morang. They donated Rs 180,000 to Sarbajanik Secondary School.

CPN (Maoist Center) win at Morang-5

December 9, 2017 16:22 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Shiva Kumar Mandal from Left Alliance has won the Provincial Assembly election from Morang’s constituency 5. Mandal defeated his opponent, Amrit Aryal of Nepali Congress.  Mandal ecieved 22,945 votes while Aryal received 19,953.

Modi elected in Morang-4

December 9, 2017 13:48 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 9: CPN-MC's Aman Lal Modi, representing the left alliance, has been elected to the House of Representatives from constituency no. 4 of Morang.

Lalbabu Pandit wins in Morang-6

December 9, 2017 06:30 am

MORANG, Dec 9: CPN-UML candidate, Lalbabu Pandit has won the election of House of Representatives from Morang-6. He has made a victory upon Congress general secretary Dr. shekhar Koirala with 675 votes difference.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 8: While Morang-6 was considered a strong hold of Nepali Congress, the Left Alliance are leading in all the six constituencies, primary vote counting of House of Representatives shows.

Security beefed up in Morang for polls

December 5, 2017 15:39 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 5: The local administration has further beefed up security in the Morang district in view of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections this Thursday.

IEDs deactivated in Morang

November 27, 2017 15:04 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 27 (RSS): A bomb disposal team of Nepal Army this morning has disposed of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted at different places in Morang district.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 9: Due to its rich industrial legacy, Morang district has always been considered as an important strategic place by political parties. This is why the country's major parties are leaving no stone unturned to grab victories in the district these upcoming elections.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 29: Disgruntlement has surfaced in the CPN (Maoist Center) Morang District Committee, with the recommendation of party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal's son-in-law as a provincial assembly candidate.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 26: Two inmates of Morang jail, who fell ill, died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital on Wednesday.

Elderly man drowns in Morang

October 5, 2017 10:43 am

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 5: An elderly person was found drowned in a small rivulet Morang district on Wednesday.

URLABARI, MORANG, Sept 30: An 18-year-old boy died while three were hurt after an auto rickshaw they were travelling on met with an accident at Urlabari-5 in Morang district along the East-West Highway on Friday evening.

MORANG, Sept 27: Special security measures have been adopted in Morang in view of the Dashain and Tihar festivals.

One killed in road accident in Morang

September 27, 2017 09:58 am

URLABARI, Sept 27: A 40-year old man died after a pickup van knocked his motorcycle down at Itahara Bardanga road section in Urlabari Municipality in Morang district on Tuesday evening.

MORANG, August 31: Extraction of construction materials like sands and pebbles from rivers based in Morang continues unabated despite a ban.

BIRATNAGAR, August 30: The agriculture sector in Morang district has incurred a loss worth over Rs 560 million in the recent flooding. Paddy plantation in around 2,520 hectares of farmland in the district has been destroyed in the disaster on August 11 and 12, incurring a loss amounting to around Rs 243 million, the District Agricultural Office estimated.

More than 81,000 new voters in Morang

August 21, 2017 13:25 pm

BIRATNAGAR, August 21: More than 81,000 new voters have registered their names in biometric voter list.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 16: Power supply has been restored in Morang and Sunsari districts after five days of blackout.

Deluge claims 18 in Morang district

August 14, 2017 14:23 pm

BIRATNAGAR, August 14: Deluge trigged by monsoon rains wreaked has in the Morang district, killing at least 18 people.

Man electrocuted to death in Morang

July 10, 2017 19:15 pm

MORANG, July 10: A 35-year-old man was electrocuted to death at Belpur in Sundar Haraincha on Monday.

MORANG, June 24: Fire has broken out in Greenply Industry in Budhiganga Rural Municipality-5 in the district.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Jawalakhel Youth Club (JYC) produced its first victory in the ongoing Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Championship defeating New Road Team (NRT) on Saturday while Nepal Police Club (NPC) was held by Morang Football Club.

BIRATNAGAR, May 22: With the second phase of the local polls in sight, voter training programs have kicked off in Morang.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Election Commission has finalized the number of voters for the upcoming local level elections and said 14,054,482 eligible Nepali citizens are registered with the election body. As per the voter list finalized by the election body, Morang district has the highest number of registered voters while Manang has the lowest number.

PATHARI, April 2: The President's Women Upliftment Programme (PWUP) under the Policy and Programme of the ongoing fiscal year 2016-2017 has been launched in Morang.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Four passengers died and twenty more were injured in a bus accident that occurred on Wednesday night at Bayarban-9 of Morang district.

MORANG, March 22: Thirty-eight polling stations have been added for the upcoming local election in Morang district. With the new additions, the number of polling stations in the district will reach 301.