RAJBIRAJ, Sept 20: On Thursday, the eve of the Constitution Day, Nawal Kishor Sah, the social development minister of Province 2, led an anti-constitution march in the district of Saptari where leaders and cadres from his party, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), displayed black flags to mark the day as a “black day”.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Vivek Sah, who owns a sweet shop in Barmajiya, Saptari, has taken part in the National Cottage and Small Industrial Expo for the first time. His family has been selling peda, a popular sweet made out of milk, branded as 'Bajeko Peda', for more than five decades.
RAJBIRAJ, April 27: Three people died in separate road accidents that took place in Saptari along the East-West Highway today. One person died and eight others were injured when a passenger bus overturned after hitting a truck at Ward no. 9 of Kanchanrup municipality.
RAJBIRAJ, April 13: The senior-most citizen Raghu Baharkher, who was 131 years old, died on Friday. The resident of Tirahut rural municipality-1 in Saptari district, Baharkher spent his life involving in livestock farming, according to a local Mukesh Yadav.
RAJBIRAJ, Feb 17: Two persons were killed when a truck skidded off the road, hitting a roadside tree at Agnisaire Krishnasawaran Rural Municipality of Saptari district along the East-West Highway today. Another one was injured.
SAPTARI, Dec 4: A local leader at Chinnamasta Rural Municipality in Saptari district has been arrested on the charge of fleecing millions of rupees from a local woman and raping her in a false hope of getting her husband out of jail.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 14: Devotees observed the Chhath festival by making offerings to the setting sun on Tuesday. The festival of goodwill and faith will come to an end after they make the final offering on Wednesday morning.
SAPTARI, Oct 22: A person died while seven others were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident Monday in Saptari along the East-West Highway. The bus, Ba 4 Kha 4470, slid off the road and fell five meters down at Devdhar of Shambhunath municipality-7, killing Deepak Rai, 45, of Kavrepalanchowk, the Saptari police said. Rai was the driver's assistant.
SAPTARI, Oct. 4: An Agriculture Knowledge Centre has been established in Rajbiraj district by the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of the Province No. 2 to provide services to the farmers of Saptari and Siraha districts.
RAJBIRAJ, Sept 3: Police have arrested yet another Indian businessman in Saptari on the charge of obtaining a fake Nepali citizenship. Three Indians have been arrested by police in the last five months in the district for possessing fake citizenship certificates.
SAPTARI, Aug 30: Over 500 houses in villages of Saptari district, where floods wreaked havoc on Monday night, are still submerged in water. Victims are staying in open areas without proper food and clean drinking water. The water level has not receded even on the third day of disaster.
SAPTARI, Aug 29: Floods wreaked havoc in some villages of Saptari district affecting over 500 families. Floods entered in settlements of Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality and Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality and forced many residents out of their houses. According to the Hanumannagar Area Police Office, floods had submerged over 500 houses by Monday midnight.
RAJBIRAJ, June 9: According to District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Saptari, the volume of mango production will finally increase this year after a continuing slowdown for five years. Officials speculate that should the weather remain consistent, the production will double this year as compared to the last fiscal year. Saptari, which is considered to be the 'mango capital of Nepal', had produced 61,700 tons of mango in the Fiscal Year 2011/12. But after that, the district has hardly produced a third of the quantity.
RAJBIRAJ, June 7: Police investigations have revealed that officials of the District Administrative Office (DAO) Saptari were involved in two notorious cases of fake citizenship that have surfaced since December.
SAPTARI, Jan 13: Birachhya Malaha, 65, and his wife are already too old to earn for their livelihood. The locals of Mainakadare village of Saptari lost their house, which they had built with their lifetime savings, in the monsoon six months ago.
SAPTARI, Jan 5: Normal life has been affected in Saptari with abrupt fall in temperature.
General public have suffered from different diseases such as Pneumonia, common cold, cough, cold diarrhea, headache and asthma in Rajbiraj and other areas due to growing cold.
RAJBIRAJ, Dec 12: Property worth Rs. 2 million was gutted in two separate incidents of fire in Saptari.
Two houses belonging to Dinesh Yadav and Raghu Yadav caught fire in Mahadewa rural municipality and burned to ashes property worth Rs. 300,000, including cash and kind, the Area Police Office in Hanumannagar said.
SAPTARI, Dec 5: The district administration has heightened security alertness in Saptari district with the completion of all the preparations for the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies scheduled for coming Thursday.
SAPTARI, Dec 3: As many as 207 polling centers in Saptari district have been categorized as very sensitive in the election being held here under the second phase of election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies on coming December 7.
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 28: A bomb disposal squad from the Nepalese Army (NA) successfully deactivated a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) found near the border security office of the Armed Police Force (APF) at Ranjitpur along the Rajbiraj-Kunauli road section this morning.
There is relatively less excitement among the flood-hit Saptari district residents about the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections. They say that the government and political parties have neglected their plights. However, as they gear up to vote, most of them opine that that their ideal candidate will be one who is mindful of their demands. Their demands include pledge to build embankments in necessary areas, resettling families that have been displaced by the floods and relocating settlements are prone to flooding. Apart from that, some respondents also stressed on the need to address issues such as poverty, unemployment, violence against women and lack of public infrastructures. Excerpts:
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 8 : Leaders of Saptari district on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, saying the government failed to carry out effective treatment of the injured of Trishuli bus accident and compensation to the victims.