Belahiya border point in a sorry state

September 24, 2019 07:35 am

BUTWAL, Sept 24: Dozens of tourists from Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, China, India and other countries enter Nepal via the Belahiya Bahia border point in Rupandehi every day. This gateway is not only narrow and short, but also filthy and dusty.

BHAIRAHAWA, Aug 24: Nepali Cricket Team Captain Paras Khadka on Saturday advised youngsters to balance studies and sports to be a successful cricketer.

BHAIRAHAWA, Aug 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, has said that the government has kept the construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport at top priority.

BUTWAL, July 30: Vehicles and petroleum worth over Rs 47 billion was imported from the Bhairahawa customs in the last Fiscal Year 2018/19.

BUTWAL, June 27: The first Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Nepal in Bhairahawa has not started a process to manage electricity for the production units even after a year of establishment of factories in the zone.


June 22, 2019 18:40 pm

The week in pictures for the week June 16 – June 22.

BHAIRAHAWA, May 15: Shakti Minerals, the first factory in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa, formally started operation from Tuesday.

Three juvenile home escapees caught

February 23, 2019 04:30 am

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 22: The District Police Office (DPO), Rupandehi, on Friday, arrested three out of the six inmates of the Bhairahawa based Juvenile Correction Home who broke out of the juvenile home at midnight on February 11.

16 youths arrested with drugs in 11 days

February 11, 2019 03:30 am

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 11: District Police Office (DPO), Rupandehi has arrested 16 people on the charge of selling and consuming drugs within the span of 11 days.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Industrial enterprises established in Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Bhairahawa, are entitled to a tax rebate on import of equipment and machineries as per the SEZ Act, 2016. However, the Ministry of Finance is not providing the promised tax incentives to industrialists setting up their plants in SEZ.

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December 19, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

BUTWAL, Dec 11: Although the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Authority of Bhairahawa has been promising to provide required amount of electricity to factories inside the zone, the wires connected to poles near 69 plots are without power supply. Because of this, industries inside the zone are using generators to operating their machinery.

BUTWAL, Dec 5: Four months ago, existing tourism offices in Bhairahawa of Rupandehi district and Nepalgunj of Banke district were dissolved and the responsibility of handling the local tourism businesses was given to the provincial government. However, the provincial government is yet to establish any entity or mechanism to facilitate tourism-based businesses.

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 18: The blacktopping in front of Bhairahawa Bus Station along the Belahiya-Butwal road section, a vital trade route of the country, has started to wear off even before the completion of the road widening project, thanks to the sub-standard work of the construction company.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The government is revising the design of integrated check posts (ICPs) at Nepalgunj and Bhairahawa, realizing the need for sufficient spaces at the customs point to accommodate large volume of goods.

BHAIRAHAWA, Oct 8: The ban imposed by the government on the import of sugar ahead of Dashain, the biggest festival of the Hindus in Nepal, has disappointed people who reached Sunauli, a border town across Bhairahawa, to buy household goods, especially sugar, for comparatively cheaper price.

BUTWAL, Sept 30: Industries in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Bhairahawa, are facing trouble of operation due to legal and procedural ambiguities.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has directed Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to bring Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Bhairahawa into operation within Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, May 17: With the signs of improvement in industrial environment of the country, the attraction to set up new industries in Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bhairahawa is growing in recent months. Smooth supply of electricity, incentives and facilities offered by the government, and stable political environment have encouraged businesspeople to open industrial enterprises in SEZ.

Smuggling flourishing in Bhairahawa

April 25, 2018 04:39 am

BUTWAL, April 25: A large amount of fake excise duty stickers entered Nepal through Bhairahawa customs point of Rupandehi a month ago clearing several checkpoints.  Police nabbed the vehicle carrying the fake stickers only after it reached Dhakdahi. Fake excise duty stickers worth around Rs 400,000 was seized from the vehicle. The stickers had the stamp of Inland Revenue Department.

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: An aircraft belonging to Yeti Airlines has narrowly escaped an accident at Gautam Buddha Airport, Bhairahawa on Sunday.

Bhairahawa ICP fails to commence

March 18, 2018 07:23 am

BUTWAL, March 18: Although the land acquisition process for the Integrated Check Post at Bhairawaha was completed seven years ago, its construction work has not yet begun. With the aim to ease cross border trade between the two nations, Nepal and India had agreed to set the ICP at Bhairahawa in 2064 B.S.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 11: Establishment of industries at Special Economic Zone (SEZ) located at Bhairahawa, is finally set to take off this April, following directives of SEZ Authority to register industries within one week of approval for industry, and to begin production within a year.

BHAIRAHAWA, Jan 29: Bhairahawa Customs Office missed revenue target in the first half of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU: A signature Nepathya hit song came alive in Bhairahawa as they performed here at the grounds of Paklihawa High School. The dense fog served as a natural haze for the stage and the ambience it created with the lights looked phenomenal.

Businessman shot dead in Bhairahawa

January 5, 2018 16:16 pm

BHAIRAHAWA, Jan 5: A businessman has been shot dead at Devdaha in Rupandehi district on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A 70 runs partnership between Gladiators skipper Sharad Vesakwar and all-rounder Aarif Sheikh has sealed a place in playoffs for Bhairahawa. They completed the chase in 18th over by seven wickets.

Biratnagar Warriors vs Bhairahawa Gladiators in pictures.

Biratnagar, Bhairahawa win in EPL

December 21, 2017 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 21:  Biratnagar Warriors registered its second consecutive win in the second edition of the Everest Premier League (EPL) on Wednesday beating Pokhara Rhinos by three wickets.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Punit Bisht’s 42 runs in 28 deliveries including six boundaries helped Gladiators win the match by seven wickets in the 17th over.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Great catching by Bhairahawa Gladiators combined with good bowling effort restricted Kathmandu Kings XI for 118 runs in 20 overs. Dipesh Shrestha picked up two wickets in two deliveries in his third over dismissing Bikram Bhusal and Sagar Kumar.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: An aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has met with an accident at Bhairahawa airport. The accident occurred when the aircraft with a call sign 9NAKS was landing.

BHAIRAHAWA, August 23: A parliamentary sub-committee has concluded there were irregularities in the process of purchasing land for Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in Bhairahawa. Members of the panel said on Tuesday after a field visit that those involved in the deal, with the help of brokers, quoted unusually higher price of the land than the market price.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is going to organize public hearing focusing on the chronic problem that has marred the Gautam Buddha Regional International Airport project.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Jagdamba Motors -- the authorized distributor of TVS Motors for Nepal -- has said that it opened a modern TVS showroom in Bhairahawa on Sunday.

LUMBINI, Dec 30: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Upendra Kant Aryal has said a special security plan will be introduced in Bhairahawa.

BUTWAL, Dec 7: An assailant opened fire at the Vice-president of Siddharthanagar Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kul Prasad Neupane in Bhairahawa on Tuesday evening.

BUTWAL, Dec 6: An unidentified gang opened fire at the Vice-president of Siddharthanagar Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kul Prasad Neupane in Bhairahawa on Tuesday evening.

BUTWAL, Nov 24: Industrialists, who have booked plots in Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), have been left disappointed as SEZ Development Committee has failed to arrange power supply in the SEZ.

BUTWAL, Nov 7: The Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has signed an initial agreement with 14 firms interested to set up their industries in the zone.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has resumed its flights to Pokhara, Bhairahawa and Simara beginning today.

LUMBINI, Sept 24: An aircraft of the Yeti Airlines has met with an accident while landing at Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Nepal Credit & Commerce Bank Ltd (NCCBL) has started its extension counter at Universal Medical College in Paklihawa of Bhairhawa.