KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Committee member Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has been recommended as candidate for a member of the House of Representatives (HoR) from Sunsari election constituency number 4. Karki, who is a sitting MP from the same constituency, is a Minister of Communication and Information Technology and the government spokesperson.

SUNSARI, Sept 3: Three people including two policemen have died in road accidents at different places in Sunsari.

MORANG, April 3: A police constable, who was suspended, has been found dead in front of his house in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-5.

ITAHARI, Oct 26: Two people have been killed in separate road accidents in Sunsari district.

INARUWA, Oct 10: Sunsari district has become tense following the death of a detainee in police custody at the District Police Office (DPO). A large number of people, including the relatives of the deceased, gheraoed the DPO and attacked the police personnel, compelling them to fire a few tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.

Two killed in road accident

October 7, 2021 10:29 am

INARUWA, Oct 7: Two persons were killed in a road accident that took place at Lions Club Chowk of Itahari Sub-metropolis-16 in Sunsari district last night.

SUNSARI, July 27: Multiple settlements of Devangunj Rural Municipality in Sunsari district have been continuously terrorized by monkeys for years. However, the conflict between the locals and the monkeys has intensified at the moment, causing even more problems for the local residents.

DHARAN, May 16: Sunsari will go for 14 days of lockdown from Saturday to May 29. The District Administration Office has extended the period for another two weeks as the prohibitory order was not effective.

DHARAN, Oct 9: Two COVID-19 patients from Sunsari breathed their last at BP Koirala Institute of Health Science (BPKIHS) on Friday.

SUNSARI, Oct 1: Police have rescued two adolescent girls from the Nepal-India border in Koshi Rural Municipality-8, Bhantabari of Sunsari on Wednesday.

DHARAN/ SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 23: In view of rising COVID-19 cases, the district administration offices (DAOs) in Sunsari and Sindhupalchowk have extended ongoing prohibitory orders for another week.

ITAHARI, June 5: Sixteen more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Sunsari district on Friday.

ITAHARI, June 3: Seven more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Sunsari on Wednesday.

ITAHARI, Feb 3: At least five persons were killed when two passenger vehicles collided head-on along the East-West Highway on Sunday morning.

Dhungana appointed NSU president

January 30, 2020 14:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Rajiv Dhungana of Sunsari has been appointed the central president of Nepal Students Union (NSU), the sister organisation of the Nepali Congress.

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.

ITAHARI, Nov 23: A total of 23 border pillars in Kusaha of south-eastern Nepal were swept away by the massive flood in Saptakoshi river in Sunsari district over a decade ago. Among them, four were the main pillars while the rest were subsidiary ones. Those pillars have not been restored yet.

ITAHARI, Sept 29: Her parents wanted to marry Kiran Kumari Yadav of Harinagar off when she was studying in Grade 9.

ITAHARI, Aug 17: Altogether 3,266 dengue cases have been recorded in Sunsari district over the past three months and 3,173 were from Dharan alone. But only one person has died from the disease so far.

INARUWA, Aug 4: Although it was declared some days back that dengue was brought under control here, seven persons from the same family have been found suffering from dengue at Inaruwa-4 of Sunsari, according to Inaruwa municipality.

ITAHARI, July 27: Samir Rishidev, a local of Itahari Municipality-11 in Sunsari district, died on his way to health center after he was bit by a venomous snake. The snake bit the 11-year-old Rishidev while he was sleeping in his bed.

INARUWA, July 22: The body of an Indian national was found with his throat slit nearby Ram Janaki Temple at Devangunj Rural Municipality-2 in Sunsari district today morning.

ITAHARI, May 11: A decision taken by the government has increased the risk of encroachment of forest land in Sunsari.

ITAHARI, April 26: Two days ago, 25-year-old Mukesh Rishidev of Chandwel, Inaruwa-7,  was murdered with a sharp weapon at his own home. Police have launched an investigation to find the perpetrators. According to police, the culprits had ripped off his head.

KATHMANDU, April 5: A sub-inspector sustained a minor injury on his finger while an unidentified person sustained hand injuries in a crossfire at Bhokraha of Sunsari district. The injured sub-inspector, Chandra Kumar Shakya is undergoing treatment at Biratnagar Zonal Hospital.

ITAHARI, March 24: Interest in banana farming has grown amongst farmers in Sunsari district. Ram Kumar Mehta, a local of Rajdhuni, used to cultivate paddy until six years ago, producing 2,800 kilograms of rice every season. After having been informed by agriculture experts that banana farming provided a more profitable market, he decided to change course.

ITAHARI, Feb 12: In terms of security concern, Sunsari can be taken as the most sensitive district in Province 1. As it shares and open border with India, people living in various parts of Sunsari often have to fear for their lives and safety. In recent days, the district has been turning into a crime hub.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: In the battle of the departmental teams, Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Nepal Police Club challenge by a 83-run to lift the first ever Manmohan Memorial Cup (MM Cup) trophy in the final match played at Inaruwa Cricket Ground, Sunsari, on Saturday.

ITAHARI, Dec11: Goods, raw materials and equipment worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.

INARUWA, Dec 10: An Indian dacoit died in an exchange of fire between Nepal Police and a gang of robbers at Musahari Tole in Koshi rural municipality of Sunsari last night.

11 murders in Sunsari in four months

December 2, 2018 09:20 am

ITAHARI, Dec 2: Sunsari district witnessed 11 murders in four months as people have started feeling insecure due to killers at large.

SUNSARI, Nov 22: Protest rallies have been organised today in various parts of Sunsari district to object to the killing of a local person Fida Hussein.

ITAHARI, Nov 22: An unidentified gang gunned down a brick kiln supervisor in Duhabi Municipality-9 of Sunsari while he was out on regular morning walk. The incident happened at around 6:30 am on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Police have arrested six persons for their alleged involvement in the killing of an employee at Sunsari-based Jai Baba Bricks Industry on Wednesday morning.

SUNSARI, Nov 21: A brick entrepreneur was shot dead at Duhabi in Sunsari on Wednesday morning.

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.

Alam declared martyr

September 23, 2018 07:07 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The government has declared Maulana Khursid Alam, who was shot dead by an unidentified group in Sunsari on Friday, a martyr. The government has also announced to provide Rs 1 million to the victim’s family as compensation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The government has formed a committee led by an SSP to investigate into the murder of Khursid Ansari.

School principal shot dead in Sunsari

September 20, 2018 13:38 pm

ITAHARI, Sept 20: A man has been shot dead at Harinagar rural municipality-2, Bhutaha in Sunsari district on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Police have arrested seven people with narcotic drugs from Sunsari and Parsa.

SUNSARI, July 6: Over half a dozen villages in Sunsari have been flooded. Rains have swollen local rivers that have advanced and submerged riverside the settlements, displacing scores of families.

Sunsari declared 'ODF district'

July 4, 2018 09:29 am

ITAHARI, July 4: Sunsari district has been formally declared an open defecation-free (ODF) district.  With this, Sunsari has become the 56th district to be declared as the ODF district.

ITAHARI, July 3: Six Indian tourists died and four injured in a jeep accident(Scorpio, BR 06 PB 6418)  that took place in East-west highway of Koshi rural municipality on Monday night.

INARUWA, June 25: A woman died in an elephant attack at Baraha municipality of Sunsari district this morning.

ITAHARI, May 23: A man died on the spot while 30 others sustained serious injuries in a bus accident that took place at Itarahi Aapgachhi along the Koshi Highway on Wednesday.

Sunsari into semis

May 16, 2018 09:41 am

UDAYAPUR, May 16: Sunsari XI has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup Football Tournament after it stunned the departmental team Nepal Police Club with a 3-2 tiebreaker win in the last quarterfinal match on Tuesday.

SUNSARI, May 13: A girl was electrocuted at Tin Taltalaiya of Itahari Sub Metropolitan City, Sunsari.

INARUWA, May 9: Strong storms coupled with hailstones and rainfall occurred all of a sudden early morning today caused heavy damages to vegetables, crops and nurseries in different parts of the Sunsari district.

ITAHARI, April 5: A man died while fiver others sustained serious injuries in a jeep accident that occurred at Bhokraha of Sunsari district along the East-West Highway on Thursday.

ITAHARI, March 30: Yet another child has become victim of gang rape. In the latest incident, a group of three men allegedly raped 12-year-old mentallly-retarded girl, a local of Itahari-13.