Man killed in tiger attack in Parsa

December 26, 2023 10:53 am

BIRGUNJ, Dec 26: A man has died after coming under attack by a wild tiger in Parsa district on Monday.

BIRGUNJ (Parsa), Dec 21: The District Administration Office, Parsa, has so far settled 459 complaints related to unscrupulous lending (loan-sharking).

BIRGUNJ, July 22: Several places in Birgunj Metropolitan City, Parsa district, are currently grappling with drinking water problems.

BIRGUNJ, July 8: The District Administration Office, Parsa has resolved 91 complaints related to usury or lending money in unreasonably high interest rate.

BIRGUNJ, June 6: District Administration Office (DAO), Parsa has decided to provide citizenship by birth in the district starting from Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Saimullah Raut, 36, of Jira Bhawani Rural Municipality-4, Parsa, died in a fight during a wedding ceremony.

One electrocuted in Rautahat

July 29, 2022 14:50 pm

RAUTAHAT, July 29: One person was electrocuted in Sarlahi. The deceased has been identified as 45-year-old Subodh Jha of Parsa Rural Municipality- 6 in the district.

PARSA, July 26: Two people were arrested while they were trying to break an ATM. They were arrested while trying to break the ATM of Machhapuchhre Bank in Birgunj.

BIRGUNJ, July 19: Even at the end of June, about 30,000 hectares of fields were still empty in Parsa where 80 percent of the planting should have been complete by now. About 17.5 thousand hectares of fields that had been planted with pump sets have cracks. Even though the fields that are left to be planted have been dug up and cleared, the planting has not begun yet. On the other hand, the seeds in the bed are about to dry up and perish. This year, many fields in Parsa have not witnessed planting even in the middle of the planting season.

BIRGUNJ, July 1: Police have arrested three persons with the dead body of an adolescent girl in Parsa. A squad of police personnel caught the three while cremating the adolescent on the Dhongi rivulet bank at Bahudarmai Municipality-7.

PARSA, April 22: Police have arrested a man, who was on the run after being convicted of trafficking two women 32 years ago. Bishnu Bahadur Thapa, 57, of Thori, Parsa district, who was convicted of selling two women to a brothel in Mumbai, India, was arrested on Thursday.

BIRGUNJ, April 12: Nepal Police has beefed up security arrangements in Parsa, targeting the upcoming local level elections.

BIRGUNJ, Jan 27: A police squad from Parsa impounded a truck laden with illegally-imported goods worth amounting to Rs 16.3 million from Birgunj Metropolis-8. The police had taken control of the truck (Na 4 Kha 8334) en route to Butwal from Birgunj with the goods imported from India evading revenue.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 24: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has participated in a public event in Parsa after nearly a decade.

JANAKPURDHAM, Oct 26: The provincial government of Province 2 has decided to provide Rs 500,000 to acid victim Muskan Khatun of Parsa District for further treatment.

Three arrested on charge of murder

July 31, 2021 12:10 pm

BIRGUNJ, July 31: Police have arrested three people on the charges of murder and looting of 27-year-old Gyanu Phakrin, a resident of Lanbandi Municipality-1.

BIRGUNJ, June 29: As many as three people were struck and killed by lightning in Parsa district on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Rhino census has begun from the Pratappur of Parsa National Park in the southern belt of Nepal.

BAGMATI, March 9: An iron industry has been established in Parsa district with an investment of Rs 900 million. The industry is in the final phase of operation.

PARSA, Feb 27: A groom and his father were arrested on the charge of marrying a teenage girl in Parsa.

PARSA, Feb 12: Two Armed Police Force (APF) personnel were injured in an attack by a group of Indian sand smugglers in the bordering Parsa district on Friday morning.

Man held with 131 kg cannabis in Parsa

October 8, 2020 10:42 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: A man has been arrested with 131 kilograms of cannabis at his home in Parsa.

COVID-19 death tally hits 41 in Parsa

September 5, 2020 19:22 pm

Two more people succumb to COVID-19

BIRGUNJ , Aug 8: As many as 55 more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Parsa on Saturday.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 3: A total of 70 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were detected in Parsa district through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests conducted at Narayani Hospital on Monday.

BIRGUNJ, July 28: A test result acquired on Monday night confirmed COVID-19 in 15 more individuals in Parsa district, according to Dr Niraj Singh of Narayani COVID-19 Hospital.

19 petrol pumps face action

August 16, 2019 20:50 pm

RAUTAHAT, Aug 16: The Regional Office of Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) at Rautahat has taken action against 19 petrol pumps in Bara, Parsa and Rauthat for cheating customers.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Police have arrested four people with 120 kilograms marijuana from Sarlahi.

Almost two months after the windstorm of March 31st that hit Bara and Parsa districts of Nepal, leaving many dead, injured, displaced and homeless.

BARA, May 28: Three model houses have been built by the Nepal Army at different locations in Bara to guide the army's construction team for the rehabilitation of hundreds of the recent tornado victims.

BARA, May 4: There were 13 ministers to lay “foundation stones” to rebuild houses of the families that were affected by Nepal’s first tornado last month.

BARA, April 12: The menacing tornado of last Sunday wrecked hundreds of houses in Bara and Parsa districts compelling many households to live under the open sky on empty stomachs. After crying over their loss for days, the victims have now started repairing their houses by clearing up the debris.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The tornado, which hit two Tarai districts on March 31, caused Rs 508 million worth of crop and livestock loss, according to preliminary government assessment.

BARA, April 10: The menacing tornado of last Sunday wrecked hundreds of houses in Bara and Parsa districts compelling many households to live under the open sky on empty stomachs.

BARA, April 10: On Tuesday, Ram Kumari Devi Mandal, 42, of Rampurwa along with her six little children were found sharing their makeshift tent with their buffalo and six goats. As they cannot keep their cattle outside due to the torrential rainfall, the victims of the-ever recorded tornado in Nepal are obliged to sleep with their cattle.

The deadly rainstorm that hit the poor settlements in Bara and Parsa districts on March 31 left 28 people dead, displaced hundreds and destroyed large number of houses. Right after deaths and devastation were reported, actors—from common citizens to political party leaders to chief ministers to prime minister—sprang into action to reach out and help the survivors in every possible way.

Villagers in Bara still terrified

April 8, 2019 06:05 am

BARA, April 8: Krishna Sah, 35, of Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan city lost his home to the first ever tornado recorded in Nepal that struck the central part of the southern plains of the nation on March 31. Since then, he has been reduced to spending his nights in the meager segment of the shed originally built for his livestock. With him, his livestock and the relief materials he has received from various agencies cover a majority of the shed.

BARA, April 8: Ijhar Miya of Puranaiya village laments his inability to build a strong house like that of his neighbor. He says that he was destitute in the past and is still so. “I was never capable of building a strong house. As such my neighbor’s home resisted the storm, mine did not,” he said.

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KATHMANDU, April 7: The Red Cross Society of China has provided USD 50,000 to those affected by the recent storm in Bara and Parsa districts.


April 6, 2019 18:40 pm

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KATHMANDU, April 6:  Bara and Parsa districts were hit by a tornado, the first recorded wind-induced disaster of the country, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. Earlier, had reported that the disaster was “probably the first wind storm” disaster on of the country. Earlier, the DHM had classified the wind as a gale at 30 knots.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Provincial governments, parliamentarians, political leaders, aid agencies and civil societies have provided Rs. 40 million altogether for the victims of a wind storm in Bara and Parsa districts.

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On March 31, 2019, Bara and Parsa were hit by the country’s first wind storm killing 28 and injuring more than 700 people. Pheta rural municipality of Bara was worst hit by the wind storm. Since then, both the federal and the local government have pledged support to treat the injured and rebuild homes.

BUTWAL, April 5: The Province 5 government has decided to provide Rs 10 million to the families of those killed in massive storm that struck several villages in Bara and Parsa districts earlier this week.

KATHMANDU, April 5: 28 people lost their lives while other 700 injured after a massive storm struck Bara and Parsa districts on March 31.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Government has decided to construct the houses of the victims at storm hit Bara and Parsa districts.

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BARA, April 4: The victims of Balirampur-13 are yet to receive food and non-food item assistance as the local body is yet to open the Balirampur-Chotkiphulbariya road section.