CHITWAN, May 25: The newly re-elected mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan district, Renu Dahal has taken two major decisions after assuming office for a second term- free drinking water up to 7,000 liters monthly per household and daughter insurance scheme worth Rs 100,000.

CHITWAN, May 24: The ruling coalition has won the post of mayor and deputy mayor of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 24: CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is leading in the current vote counting in Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 23: CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is close to victory in Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 22: Seventy percent of the votes of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City have been counted. A total of 88,284 votes have been counted in a period of 9 days. In Bharatpur, 127,839 votes were cast in the local elections held on May 13.

CHITWAN, May 21: The ruling alliance candidate Renu Dahal has taken lead with a margin of 5,133 votes for the post of Mayor in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 20: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Renu Dahal who is a common candidate of the five-party ruling alliance has maintained her lead in the mayoral race of Bharatpur Metropolitan City against her closest rival, UML’s Bijay Subedi, as vote-counting continues.

KATHMANDU, May 20: The ruling alliance mayoral candidate Renu Dahal of CPN (Maoist Center) has been widening the gap as vote counting continues in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 19: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Dahal has been widening the gap of votes as vote counting continues in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The mayoral candidate of ruling alliance in Bharatpur Metropolitan City Renu Dahal is widening the gap with her closest contender in the ongoing vote counting.

CHITWAN, May 16: The mayoral candidate of the ruling five-party alliance Renu Dahal is leading the polls by just 14 votes in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 15: CPN-UML's Bijay Subedi has retained the lead in the vote counting for the post of mayor of Chitwan's Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 14: The mayoral candidate of the ruling five-party alliance Renu Dahal is leading the polls in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, May 7: As many as 136 cadres and members of Nepali Congress (NC) have resigned from the party in Chitwan district. Leaders including NC Chitwan leader and independent mayoral candidate of Bharatpur Metropolis Jagannath Poudel resigned after the party took action against them. They claim that the NC had become stronger than ever in Chitwan due to the candidacy of Jagannath Poudel.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Renu Dahal, the mayoral candidate of Bharatpur Metropolitan City on behalf of the ruling coalition, has said that her first five-year stint as the mayor of the city was just the ‘casting’ and “now the people of Bharatpur, including the opposition, will see the full movie.”

KATHMANDU, May 5: Attempts by the ruling coalition leaders to convince Jagannath Poudel, the rebel candidate for the post of Bharatpur mayor from the Nepali Congress (NC), have not been successful till Thursday morning. Poudel has maintained that he will not withdraw his candidacy.

CHITWAN, April 26: A total of 30 persons have filed their candidacies for the post of mayor of Bharatpur Metropolis under the local level polls scheduled for May 13. The office of Chief Election Officer said that 16 candidates belong to various political parties and 14 others are independent candidates.

Cargo truck catches fire

March 31, 2022 11:30 am

BHARATPUR, March 31: A truck carrying bricks caught fire at Bharatpur Metropolis-29, Satrakilo on Thursday.

CHITWAN, March 30: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that an alliance would be struck among the ruling coalition partners in the metropolises and sub-metropolises in the upcoming local level elections from the central level itself.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the current ruling alliance will continue in all three levels of elections. Talking to reporters at Bharatpur Airport today, he said that the alliance would be maintained.

BHARATPUR, July 21: The Educational Administration Division of Bharatpur Metropolitan City has issued a notice, requesting community and institutional schools not to enroll students for grade 11 unless the SEE results are published.

CHITWAN, Jan 23: Bharatpur Metropolitan City has pursued revenue collection as a campaign. Revenue collection has been increased as the trade and business activities that were hit due to the coronavirus pandemic have started to gradually rebound.

KATHMANDU: A critically-ill patient admitted to the COVID-19 isolation ward of the Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital died on Monday morning.

Folk Art Department of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized a three-day long folk art seminar in Patihani, Bharatpur recently. The seminar was organized to promote, preserve and develop the folk art of Nepal.

BHARATPUR, Feb 14: Nepal Communist Party chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Thursday inaugurated the newly-constructed 'Umbrella Street' at Bharatpur metropolis-22, Patihani.

BHARATPUR, Feb 2: Two people died while nine others were injured in two separate road accidents that took place in the district on Saturday.

Belgian princess welcomed in Bharatpur

January 22, 2020 15:37 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 22: The visiting Princess Astrid of Belgium was given a grand welcome in Bharatpur today. She arrived here in connection with attending a programme to be organized at Madhyabindu District Hospital in Nawalparasi.

Jailbird dies in Chitwan

October 1, 2019 10:40 am

CHITWAN, Oct 1: A jailbird died in Bharatpur-based district prison.

Bharatpur Metropolitan City has released a music video to promote tourism in Bharatpur. The music video aims at supporting ‘Visit Nepal 2020’.

BHARATPUR, Aug 2: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal has grieved that excessive and random plotting of land in Nepal was a cause of concern - arable lands turned into a concrete jungle.

NAWALPARASI, July 28: Monetary compensation of some Rs 60 million is to be given to those households and landowners affected by the Hetauda-Bharatpur-Bardghat 220 KV transmission line project.

Two killed in motorbikes collision

June 27, 2019 09:17 am

CHITWAN, June 27: Two persons died when two motorbikes collided at Bharatpur Metropolis-18, Bhetghat Chowk in Chitwan on Wednesday evening.

BHARATPUR, May 10: Situation took a nasty turn when a youth serving jail sentence in the prison of Area Police Office, Ratnanagar was found in a critical condition.

BHADRAPUR, March 15: The District Monitoring Committee Jhapa has said that encroachment on the district-based rivers is taking place in connivance among local representatives.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Pakistan Ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed and Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City Renu Dahal jointly inaugurated a state-of-the-art computer laboratory at Narayani Vidya Mandir Secondary School in Bharatpur, on Monday.

Rhino sightings common around Bharatpur

November 29, 2018 03:30 am

CHITWAN, Nov 29: There are various community forests within Bharatpur Metropolitan City, which is adjoined to the Narayani River.

BHARATPUR, Aug 27: Construction of a modern fruits and vegetables market in Chhetrapur of Chitwan is in the last leg.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation has finally chosen Bharatpur to construct its proposed international cricket stadium. The foundation made the announcement in a statement released through its official Facebook page on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, July 20 (RSS): Leaside Centennial Lions Club based in Toronto city of Canada provided 500 eye glasses to Bharatpur Eye Hospital.

CHITWAN, April 10: Bharatpur Metropolitan City recently signed an agreement with Central South University (CSU) of China to provide full and partial scholarships to 70 students of the metropolis every year.

CHITWAN, April 3: Mayor of Bharatpur Municipality, Renu Dahal, has defended the metropolitan city’s recent decision to hike tax rates, stating that the new rates are justifiable considering the current situation of the country.

CHITWAN, April 2: Bharatpur Metropolitan City has announced that it was providing a land plot to the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation for developing it into a cricket pitch.

CHITWAN, Mar 30: The Bharatpur Metropolitan City today apologized for mistreating media persons during an event organized by it four days ago and pledged not to repeat such mistake ahead.

CHITWAN, March 26:  Business community of Chitwan have protested rise in tax rates and other fees by Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, March 12:The Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan has started generating oxygen for its own use.

RATNANAGAR, Jan 4: Locals of the Bharatpur Metropolitan City organized a demonstration in Bharatpur today to press the municipal officials to rid the city of chewing tobacco products like Gutkha.

Dahal casts his vote from Bharatpur

December 7, 2017 08:43 am

CHITWAN, Dec 7: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today cast his vote from Shanti Secondary-based polling station at Bhimsennagar in Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Pakistan has assisted to build optical pharmacy and registration unit in Chitwan-based Bharatpur Eye Hospital.

Banana Cafe launched in Bharatpur

August 10, 2017 12:09 pm

CHITWAN: Rajan Gautam, president of Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chitwan, inaugurated the Banana Cafe at Astha Chowk of Bharatpur on Wednesday. The cafe is a joint venture of banana traders Yagya Prasad Subedi 'Laxman', Meghanath Bhatta and Ramchandra Bhatt.

CHITWAN, August 6: The elected representatives in Bharatpur Metropolitan City will be administered the oath of office at 3:00 pm today. Two of them—one being elected chairperson at ward 4 Hari Acharya and another chairperson at ward 7 Rajendra Mani Kafle--will not be sworn in however as their defeated rivals have lodged a complaint with Hetauda bench of High Court, Patan, dissatisfied with poll results.