KATHMANDU, April 9: Despite the World Health Organization (WHO) questioning the Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits as unreliable for detecting COVID-19, the government has started their trial use in two districts of Sudur Paschim Province.
DHANGADHI, March 28: Sudur Paschim Province is at a very high risk of a novel coronavirus outbreak since thousands of people who came back home from different parts of India in the last few weeks have largely defied the government order to stay at home quarantine. Due to the lack of proper monitoring, they are seen 'passing time' making groups, roaming around on streets and markets in a casual manner.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepali district authorities have closed border points with India after coronavirus cases and deaths rise in India. The administrations of the districts bordering India temporarily sealed the border points from Sunday morning after thousands of people entered Nepal from coronavirus-affected Indian cities on Saturday. They were alarmed after cases of the deadly virus have been rising in India in recent days.
KAILALI, March 5: Akkal Bahadur Rawal, Provincial Assembly member of Sudur Paschim Province representing the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has been arrested by police in an attempt to rape case on Wednesday.
KAILALI, Feb 21: Following the provincial assembly’s decision to fix Godawari Municipality as the capital of Sudur Paschim Province, the community forest around the area faces the risk of being encroached upon.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Spin-twin Sher Malla and Binod Lama shared nine wickets between them as Sudur Paschim Province raced to a dominating eight-wicket win against Malaysia Selection XI during the Manmohan Memorial National One-Day Cricket Tournament being played at Sunsari on Saturday.
DHANGADHI, Jan 10: The hill districts of Sudur Paschim Province witnessed snowfall for the third time in this season. The snowfall has disrupted internet services in some parts of the region since last Thursday.
DADELDHURA, Dec 18: Snowfall in Sudur Paschim Province has affected normal life in the region. The snowfall, which started from Friday, has disrupted electricity supply and internet connectivity, and blocked highways in the region. As there is no internet connectivity, banks and financial institutions (BFIs) have failed to provide banking services to their customers.
KAILALI, Sept 30: The process of infrastructural development in Sudur Paschim province has been hit hard as the Ministry of Infrastructure Development does not have even half the number of employees allocated for it. While the total quota for employees at the ministry is 55, it has just 22 employees.
KAILALI, April 21: Amid rising import of fine scented rice from India, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture, and Cooperative of Sudur Paschim Province has endeavored to promote rice farming in the region by providing farmers with subsidy on seed and fertilizer, and improving irrigation facilities.