BIRATNAGAR, August 9: Mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City (BMC) Nagesh Koirala has said there can be no compromise with anyone on naming Biratnagar as the permanent capital city of Province 1. He made it clear that BMC would extend support in creating infrastructures necessary for the provincial capital.

MORANG, August 5: Police have said that the items recovered from two separate places in Biratnagar in mid-July are not uranium. The police had arrested 15 people with 2 kg of what appeared to be uranium.

MORANG, July 29: Yeti Airlines flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu was aborted at the last minute due to a mechanical malfunction. The Biratnagar office of Yeti Airlines said that the flight was aborted due to a technical snag as it was about to take off to Kathmandu at 7.30 am on Friday morning.

Police seize 8 trucks of betel nuts

July 22, 2022 13:28 pm

BIRATNAGAR, July 22: The police seized eight trucks of betel nuts ready to be taken to India. Biratnagar Metropolitan City-18 police seized the trucks loaded with betel nuts that were going to be taken to India via Buddhanagar on Thursday night.

BIRATNAGAR, July 6: Biratnagar Metropolitan City has initiated a 'Beggar-free Road' campaign.

MORANG, May 20: The ruling alliance candidate for the mayoral post of Biratnagar Metropolis, Nagesh Koirala of the Nepali Congress (NC) is leading in the mayoral race with over 6,000 votes in the ongoing vote count.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala and CPN-UML's Shilpa Karki have been leading in the vote counting for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, respectively since the counting of votes started in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

BIRATNAGAR, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala has been leading the mayoral race in Biratnagar Metropolitan City since the start of the vote-counting. Similarly, CPN-UML candidate Shilpa Karki has been leading the local polls for the post of deputy-mayor.

BIRATNAGAR, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nagesh Koirala has been leading the mayoral race in Biratnagar Metropolitan City since the start of the vote-counting. Similarly, CPN-UML candidate Shilpa Karki has been leading the local polls for the post of deputy-mayor.

BIRATNAGAR, May 14: Mayor candidate of the ruling five-party alliance in Biratnagar Metropolitan City Nagesh Koirala is leading in the election race with 434 votes out of 1,200 votes counted so far.  Koirala’s nearest rival Sagar Thapa of the CPN-UML has received 316 votes so far.

BIRATNAGAR, May 13: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that local level elections have been highly politicized.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has reached Biratnagar to address the election rally organized by Nepali Congress (NC).

BIRATNAGAR, April 2: A doctor was found dead in front of Nobel Hospital at Biratnagar on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Bijay Yadav, 28, of Rajbiraj in Saptari district.

MORANG, Feb 18: The second leg of the National Women’s Football League competition is set to kick off in Biratnagar on April 20. An agreement was reached between All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) President Karma Tsering Sherpa and Biratnagar Metropolitan City Mayor Bhim Parajuli to organize the second leg of the league in the metropolis on Thursday.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 10: Chief Minister (CM) of Province 1, Rajendra Kumar Rai has directed the ministers of his Cabinet and secretaries of the ministries concerned to work in coordination with each other.

Two arrested along with brown sugar

December 31, 2021 16:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Police have arrested two people in possession of brown sugar in Biratnagar. The arrested are Nishan Chaudhary, 22, of Sunsari Itahari Sub-Metropolis-9 and Diwas Tamang, 28, of Itahari-12, according to the Provincial Police Office, Biratnagar.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 31: Province 1 Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Kedar Karki has urged doctors to continue treating COVID-19 patients by following the necessary protocols, citing the risk of the new ‘omicron’ variant.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 2: With the discovery of cases of a new variant of the coronavirus in India, panic has spread in the border areas of Nepal.

Two arrested with drugs

November 27, 2021 11:50 am

MORANG, Nov 27: Police have arrested two people from Dhankuta and Katahari while they were bringing drugs from Dhat No. 1 of Rani Naka in Biratnagar near Nepal-India border area.

MORANG, Oct 28: One pedestrian was killed in a road accident in front of Biratnagar-4 Oil Corporation on Koshi Highway. Seven others were injured in the accident on Wednesday evening, according to Morang Police.

MORANG, Oct 9: A group of armed robbers looted the office of a garment factory in Biratnagar-- the capital of Province 1-- on Friday afternoon. The incidents of looting have started increasing in Morang after the Province Police Office announced the implementation of a special security plan for the festival season.

MORANG, Sept 27: Kamal Singh Rana was attacked with a Khukuri in front of the main entrance of the Biratnagar High Court at 12:15 PM on Sunday afternoon.

Dead body found in border area

July 25, 2021 14:54 pm

MORANG, July 25: The dead body of a young man was found in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-16 on Sunday. The body was found on the Nepali side of the Nepal-India border near a sugarcane field.

High court employee found dead

July 12, 2021 12:14 pm

ILAM, July 11: Police have found a dead body of a 48-year-old female employee at the Ilam bench of the High court in Biratnagar.

BIRATNAGAR, May 22: Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar has built a COVID-19 hospital, including ventilators and 62 beds to treat the COVID-19 infected patients.

Kriti’s ‘Bhumika’ launched

April 27, 2021 15:53 pm

Interior Designer and Managing Director of Vogue Interiors, Biratnagar, Kriti Shrestha Upadhyaya launched her book ‘Bhumika’ on Sunday at Idea Nepal Office, Kathmandu.

MORANG, April 15: A woman died while undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Koshi Hospital in Biratnagar on Thursday. A 46-year-old woman from Biratnagar, who was infected with the coronavirus, died at 4AM this morning, according to the hospital.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 20: A mass gathering organized by the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Saturday has begun in Biratnagar.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is organizing a mass gathering in Biratnagar, the capital of Province 1, on Saturday afternoon in an apparent bid to show its strength in the eastern part of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has announced that his faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) is organizing mass gatherings in Butwal and Biratnagar.

MORANG, Feb 4: Morang district has reported a normal impact of the nationwide general strike announced by the Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal-led faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

MORANG, Oct 14: Two COVID-19 infected people from Province 1 died in Biratnagar-based hospitals.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 5: A patient on Monday afternoon committed suicide by jumping off the roof of the Biratnagar-based Biratnagar Hospital.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 4: One more person has died of novel coronavirus infection in Biratnagar.

COVID-19 death toll in Biratnagar hits 21

September 18, 2020 11:42 am

MORANG, Sept 18: An elderly man succumbed to COVID-19 in Biratnagar on Thursday evening.

Two sisters die of COVID-19 in Biratnagar

September 6, 2020 18:00 pm

MORANG, Sept 6: Two women of a family succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Biratnagar in an interval of 10 days.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 26: Biratnagar Metropolitan City witnessed two more COVID-19 related deaths on Tuesday.

MORANG, Aug 24: With one more COVID-19 related death on Sunday night, the COVID-19 death toll in Biratnagar Metropolitan City has risen to eight.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 21: A COVID-19 patient staying at home isolation in Biratnagar died of COVID-19 on Friday.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 17: One more person succumbed to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Morang district on Monday.

MORANG, Aug 7: A COVID-19 patient died while undergoing treatment in the Koshi Hospital on Friday.

BIRATNAGAR, August 1: Amid escalation in the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in recent days, a lockdown has again been enforced for two weeks in Biratnagar starting from Saturday.

BIRATNAGAR, May 10: Two more COVID-19 patients were discharged from the Biratnagar-based Koshi Hospital on Sunday. With this, 33 patients so far have recovered from this disease in the country.

BIRATNAGAR, May 8: Eight more COVID-19 patients have recovered from the disease.

BIRATNAGAR, May 5: Six COVID-19 patients who are undergoing treatment at the Biratnagar-based Koshi Hospital have recovered from the disease.

BIRATNAGAR, March 25: Huge numbers of security personnel have been mobilized in Biratnagar to implement the government's lockdown orders.

BIRATNAGAR, March 4: Two people traveling on a tempo have been killed after being hit by a tipper truck at Milan chowk in ward no. 19 of Biratnagar metropolis. The incident took place last night at around 9:30 pm when the tipper (Ko.1 Ka. 2917) hit the tempo coming from the opposite direction, according to District Police Office, Morang.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 6: Various speakers have highlighted the need to connect innovation of science and technology with daily life.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 6: The Province 1 government has decided to set up isolation wards in six hospitals of the region.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The country's second integrated check post (ICP) in Biratnagar is officially coming online from Tuesday with India handing over the key trade infrastructure to Nepal.