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.

CHITWAN, August 5 : Renu Dahal of the CPN (Maoist Center), daughter of the party's chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has won the election for the post of mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, defeating CPN-UML's candidate Devi Gyawali by 203 votes.

CHITWAN, August 5: With much awaited, Renu Dahal of CPN (Maoist Center)has been elected as the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, August 5: With 2, 800 out of 3, 302 votes counted in ward 20 of  Bharatpuir Metropolitan City, CPN (Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal is taking lead with 156 votes. She secured 42, 913 votes. Her closest rival of CPN-UML Devi Gyawali has secured 42757 votes

CHITWAN, August 5: With the preliminary vote count results of the final ward of Bharatpur Metropolitan City coming out, CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Yadav is inching closer to her rival Devi Gyawali of CPN-UML with a difference of 76 votes.

CHITWAN, August 5: Re-polling at Ward-19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City has proved to be fruitful for the ruling alliance. All the candidates representing Nepali Congress have emerged  victorious in the re-election that was held at Ward-19 on Friday. It has increased the possibility of the CPN(Maoist Center) mayoral candidate Renu Dahal emerging victorious in the race for the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, August 4: A special measure has been taken for the security of the vote counting of the Baraptur repoll. The counting center has secured with barbed wire. The reelection was held today. Of the total 3, 797 voters, 2, 870 voters cast their votes, according to District Election Office Chief Hari Dhakal. In the first phase of local polls, as many as 2, 897 votes had been cast.

CHITWAN, August 4: The reelection is taking place in ward no. 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City after two and half months. The election had been cancelled after the CPN (Maoist Center) poll representatives torn off some ballot papers.

CHITWAN, August 4: Re –polling at Bharatpur Metropolitan City's ward no 19 kicked off this morning under the first phase of local level elections.

Security beefed up in Bharatpur-19

August 3, 2017 20:15 pm

CHITWAN, August 3: Security has been tightened in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, ward no 19 in view of election scheduled for Friday.

Bharatpur-19 re-election on Friday

August 2, 2017 03:37 am

CHITWAN, August 1: District Election Office is conducting re-elections in ward number 19 of Bharatpur metropolis on Friday.

Re-polling in Bharatpur-19 on Aug 4

August 1, 2017 18:36 pm

KATHMANDU, August 1: Following the decision of the Supreme Court, the date for re-election in ward number 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City has been fixed for August 4.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday instructed the district election office, Chitwan, to conduct re-election in ward no 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday ordered a fresh election in Ward Number 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

Bharatpur lessons

July 25, 2017 01:30 am

Bharatpur would not have been significant if it were an isolated case. But it was not an isolated case.

CHITWAN, July 17: Although 50 days have elapsed since the ballot papers with votes of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-19 have been torn, no any move has been made yet to decide over the issue.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Today's hearing on Bharatpur vote counting dispute was postponed until July 17, citing a lack of time.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Supreme Court yet again deferred the hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Supreme Court yet again deferred the hearing on the writ petition demanding court order to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, July 6: Even though he was elected the chief of Ward no. 14 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC) in the first phase of local polls, Om Prasad Pokharel of the Nepali Congress (NC) has neither received his certificate nor taken the oath of office. The results of 27 of the 29 wards of the metropolis are out, but all elected representatives are facing the same problem as Pokharel.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Chief Returning Officer in Bharatpur Metropolitan City on Tuesday furnished the torn ballot papers of the ward number 19 of the metropolis to the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court has demanded the ballot papers that were torn by CPN (Maoist Center) representatives in Bharatpur Metropolitan City last month, among other documents, before reaching a decision over the incident.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to furnish a copy of its decision to conduct re-voting in the ward number 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.