NEPALGUNJ, June 26- Nepal Police have recovered a large quantity of pulses and sugar from Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis city-1. As many as 520 sacks of sugar weighing 50 kg per sack and 51 sacks of pulses weighing 30 kg per sack were recovered from the premises of Nandani Mill in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis-1.

NEPALGUNJ, June 24: The Nepalgunj sub-metropolis in Banke has presented a budget of over Rs 1.636 billion for the upcoming fiscal year.

NEPALGUNJ, June 12: A fire broke out at the Survey Office in Nepalgunj. The fire broke out when there was a sudden power outage during the storm.

Nine injured in Nepalgunj clash

June 2, 2022 17:13 pm

NEPALGUNJ, June 2: Nine people including some policemen were injured in a clash between police and members of a monarchist group over the installation of a bust of former King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah at Dhamboji Chowk in Nepalgunj on Thursday.

BANKE, June 2: The town of Nepalgunj has been tense since Thursday morning after the police forcibly removed a bust of the Late King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah. The bust was installed by a monarchist group at Birendra Chowk or Dhamboji, Nepalgunj to mark the 21st anniversary of the royal palace massacre.

JAJARKOT, May 26: The air travel to Humla has been inconvenient to the general public due to distribution of ticket tickets based on access to power corridors. The public has to suffer  a lot to get flight tickets and these tickets are also becoming extremely costly.

NEPALGUNJ, May 20: Prashant Bista of the Nepali Congress (NC) and Kamaruddin Rai of the Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) have been elected the mayor and deputy mayor of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City.

NEPALGUNJ, May 19: A dispute has arisen in Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolis ward 18 after additional ballot papers were found in a ballot box. After the counting of votes in the ward was completed, nine extra ballot papers were found.

NEPALGUNJ, May 3: Police have nabbed a person with around one kilogramme of gold from Khajura of Banke.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Brothers from the same family have registered their nominations for the post of ward chairperson in Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City and Kohalpur Municipality.

Three killed in car-hit in Nepalgunj

April 11, 2022 12:07 pm

RANJHA, April 11: A car (Province 3-01-23 Cha 8481) knocked down three pedestrians near BP Chowk in Nepalgunj last night.

BANKE, April 6: A Buddha Air aircraft that flew from Dhangadhi for Kathmandu has made an emergency landing in Nepalgunj.

KATHMANDU, March 11: A three-day Western Travel Mart has been started in Nepalgunj, Banke from Thursday under the original project of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan Municipality.

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 25: The Nepal-India Jamunaha border point in Nepalgunj is being closed for 60 hours from this evening.

BANKE, Feb 4: As night falls, some young women line up at the main entrance of the water park in Nepalgunj. They spend time waiting for customers out in the cold until midnight.

RANJHA, Jan 15: The Aircraft Museum at Besalpur in Nepalgunj, Banke district has formally come into operation from today.

RANJHA, Nov 1: The border security at the Jamunaha border in Nepalgunj has been tightened further after reports that the Afghan refugees were entering Nepal from India using this border point. Jamunaha

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 31: Nar Bahadur Oli, 42, of Baijnath Rural Municipality-6, Banke, who was on the run, was arrested by the police on Sunday morning. He was sentenced by the court in a red panda smuggling case.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 30: Two persons have been arrested from Jamunaha border in Nepalgunj along with 3.25 grams of brown sugar.

Human rights activist Rubi Khan has broken her fast after 11 days following the government’s decision to form an investigation committee to look into the death of Nankutri Dhobi of Newaji village and the missing case of Nirmala Kurmi.

Teenager killed in Nepalgunj

October 5, 2021 16:22 pm

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 5: A teenager named Rohit Tharu, 19, of Bardiya, Rajapur, has been killed near Gayatri Temple in Dhamboji of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolis-1.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 1: As many as three locals of Sonari Rural Municipality-1, who were forced to seek refuge on a tree after being surrounded by three Royal Bengal tigers, have been rescued.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 2: The lives of some local herders of Sonari Rural Municipality-1 are at great risk as they are currently being surrounded by tigers. The herders have somehow managed to climb a tree and be safe for now, according to Chanda Lama, a local.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 28: Another man has died of COVID-19 infection at Bheri Hospital, Nepalgunj. A 40-year-old man from Baijnath Rural Municipality Ward No. 6 died on September 25 at 7:30 PM while undergoing treatment.

NEPALGUNJ, August 2: I witnessed families devastated by the loss of family members and have lost many friends to the virus as well. The sadness which follows after the loss of someone you know is immense. This made me start this journey to help them alleviate their pain,” Shah said.

BANKE, July 11: The resumption of businesses and public movement in Nepalgunj has gained momentum following the government's decision to loosen the prohibitory order upto some extent. However, despite that, businesses in the district have not been able to restabilize their earnings. The loss in business has left entrepreneurs finding it difficult to pay their rents.

NEPALGUNJ, May 14: As many as 14 people died of COVID-19 in Banke district in the past two days.

NEPALGUNJ, May 7: As many as 10 COVID-19 patients died from the virus in Banke in the last 24 hours. Those dying of COVID-19 in various hospitals in Banke district include eight people from Banke and one each from Bardiya and Kailali districts.

NEPALGUNJ, May 1: Nepalgunj Medical College, a hospital that has been treating patients infected by the coronavirus in the district, has announced plans to upgrade their COVID-19 ward to 300 beds.

“I wish I could take my son back home. Unfortunately, his health condition is turning from bad to worse.”

Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis decides to stop physical classes in schools and colleges from Sunday.

NEPALGUNJ, April 16: COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Nepalgunj once again. Academic institutions are seen to be highly vulnerable to COVID-19 as a number of students and teachers have already been infected with the virus.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 8: One more person died of COVID-19 in Nepalgunj on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, August 11: A newborn baby delivered by a COVID-19 patient has died at Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital. A 28-year-old woman, who is a resident of Chaurjahari Municipality in Western Rukum, was admitted to Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital (NMCTH), Kohalpur for delivery. She gave birth to a son at the hospital on Saturday.

NEPALGUNJ, May 23: Twenty-one COVID-19 patients of Banke district including the first infected returned home on Friday after recovering from this deadly disease. A 60-year-old man and a seven-year-old girl child were among those who were admitted to Khajura-based Sushil Koirala Prakhar Cancer Hospital some three weeks ago.

NEPALGUNJ, May 5: A clash between the local people and police has erupted at Tribeni Mode of Nepalgunj on Tuesday. When the police tried to disperse the crowd defying the lockdown order in the city, the clash broke out, according to eyewitnesses.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nepal has reached 82, as seven more patients from Nepalgunj, Banke were tested positive as of Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The main opposition party, the Nepali Congress, on Monday urged the Ministry of Health and Population to increase COVID-19 testing in Nepalgunj of Banke district.

NEPALGUNJ, April 24: 181 Nepalis who were kept in a temporary quarantine set up near Nepal-India border have been sent home on Friday.

NEPALGUNJ, April 3: 181 Nepali nationals who were left stranded at no man’s land along Nepal-India border have been kept in a temporary quarantine set up nearby the borderline.

NEPALGUJ, April 1: Several attempts made by the local administration to restrict the entry of Nepali nations to their homeland from India have gone in vain as hundreds of Nepalis have made it to Nepali side.

NEPALGUNJ, Mar 1: Though a printing press of Janak Education Material Center (JEMC) was established at Khajura of Nepalgunj some 15 years ago, the government-owned publication house has failed to supply text books to several districts of Province 5, Karnali and Sudur Paschim.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 31: Unexpected frequent winter rain has affected vegetable farming in Banke district. According to the Agriculture Knowledge Centre Banke's crops protection officer Sakil Ahamad, several varieties of vegetable crops such as potato, tomato, cauliflower, cabbage and chilly farming were damaged by winter rains.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 30: Rajesh Jain established Bahubali Herbal Essence & Extract Pvt Ltd at Parbatpur of Nepalgunj some 22 years ago. While opening his firm, Jain had plans to collect and process medicinal herbs, and export them to foreign countries. But Jain's business venture has not been able to work as expected due to frequent changes in government rules and regulations which have impacted his export-based industry.

BANKE, Jan 23: The Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City has become neat and clean these days with the coming into operation of a landfill site. The main city of the mid-western region has now changed its face.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 5: With delays in construction of the Integrated Check Post (ICP), the customs checkpoint has become chaotic in Nepalgunj, the main border point of western tarai.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 31: Schools at the Nepalgunj sub-metropolis and Duduwa rural municipality in Banke have been closed for the next four days owing to increasing cold.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 31:  The Bheri zonal office of Food Management and Trading Company Ltd (FMTC) has said that it would increase paddy procurement quota by 5,000 quintals this season.

Where people sell grass to pay for toilet

December 13, 2019 17:01 pm

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 13: There are 24 houses in a row at Ghasiyaran Tole of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City. The settlement has got the name as most of people have the occupation of cutting grass and selling it for livelihood which is their traditional occupation. ‘Ghas’ means grass and’ Ghasiyaran’ refers to a person who cuts, collects and sells grass.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 15: Common people in Banke have been hit hard by a general strike called by Nepal Tarun Dal, a sister wing of Nepali Congress.