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.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 15: Chief Minister of State 1 Sherdhan Rai has extended best wishes to all Nepalis living home and abroad on the occasion of Maghe Sankranti and Maghi festival, 2076

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 8: Both the federal and provincial governments have been claiming that medical service is being easier and reliable for the public these days. However, the reality is different.

PATHARI, MORANG, Dec 30: The Biratnagar Metropolitan City has started preparations to set up a drinking water project worth Rs 10 billion. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) which will fund it has launched a study on the project.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 27: Buddha Air is operating a transit flight from Biratnagar and Bhadrapur of Province 1 to Pokhara from January 1 on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 23: Locals of Biratnagar have expressed anger over the 'never ending delay' in road construction. Stating that the long ongoing road construction with construction materials left around haphazardly has put their life and health at risk, they have urged the government to fix this issue without further delay. A number of roads in the town are being built and repaired.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 4: The capital expenditure of Province 1 in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (2076/2077) stood at only around four percent, according to the Office of the Financial Comptroller General (OFCG), Biratnagar.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The country’s second integrated check post (ICP) in Biratnagar is set to come into full operation from the next month, as the infrastructure in the Nepali side is at the final stage of construction, according to Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board.

BARA, Oct 17: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has started supplying diesel to sellers in Bhairahawa and Biratnagar from its Amlekhgunj depot, following the operation of the Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline.

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 10: Twelve people infected with dengue have been receiving treatment at Biratnagar-based Provincial (Koshi) Hospital, informed hospital administration.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 27: An emergency ward at Biratnagar-based Koshi Hospital in Morang has experienced an increasing flow of viral fever patients.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 11: Every year, monsoon brings not only rainfall for the Biratnagar folks but also fear of inundation as there are no flood embankments in two big rivers that swell up alarmingly after the downpour.

KATHMANDU, July 24: NIC Asia Bank Ltd has opened a new extension counter at Golchha Chowk in Biratnagar Metropolitan City, Ward 7.

BIRATNAGAR, July 11:  Koshi Zonal Hospital premises in Biratnagar have been waterlogged following rain for two days, affected movements of patients and general people visiting the hospital.

BIRATNAGAR, July 4: Until five years ago, Biratnagar was one of the cities in the country from where thousands of students would come to Kathmandu and other destinations for better quality education after getting through the secondary level.

Women's football team honoured

June 30, 2019 08:36 am

BIRATNAGAR, June 30: The Biratnagar metropolis honored the women's football team of the metropolis for winning the Deputy Mayor Women's Football Tournament.

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BIRATNAGAR, June 27: Biratnagar Metropolitan City has clinched the title of first edition of Deputy-Mayor Cup Inter-Municipality Women's Football Tournament.

BIRATNAGAR, June 23: After infecting hundreds of people in Dharan, the dengue outbreak has started spreading aggressively in other parts of eastern Tarai including Biratnagar, the capital of Province 1.

Malla appointed brand ambassador

June 20, 2019 11:02 am

KATHMANDU, June 20: Nepal national cricket team’s vice-captain Gyanendra Malla has been appointed as brand ambassador of Koshi Multiple College in Biratnagar on Wednesday.

BBA/ BIM Cricket from Monday

May 11, 2019 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, May 11: Shankar Dev Campus (SDS) is set to organize the SDS Inter-college TU BBA and BIM Cricket Tournament from Monday.

BIRATNAGAR, May 8: The provincial assembly of Province 1 on Monday endorsed the proposal of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to fix Biratnagar as the capital of the province with an understanding to set up legislative and executive offices in the greater Biratnagar area. The proposed greater Biratnagar includes Biratnagar, Itahari, and Sundarharaicha.

BIRATNAGAR, May 4: Even after intense discussions within the ruling party for the last three days, the Province 1 government could not finalize the name of the province.

BIRATNAGAR, May 1: The intra-party rift in the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s provincial committee has further widened as the provincial assembly members and cabinet members failed to fix the name and permanent capital of the Province 1 government.

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: A person was killed while another injured after a vehicle (Ba 3 Cha 7962) after a car used by former king Gyanendra Shah hit a motorcycle (Ko 15 Pa 9978) at Itahari-8 yesterday night.

BIRATNAGAR, April 11: Doctors unhappy with their adjustment, or appointment at health institutions in the provinces and local units have been protesting all over the country for the past three days as of Wednesday. Biratnagar’s Koshi Zonal Hospital, has also halted its Out Patient Department (OPD) services, which was partially open till Tuesday, in accordance with the ongoing protests by the government doctors.

BIRATNAGAR, April 6: In a bid to make government services accessible to the people living in all corners, Province 1 government is planning to fix its capital in a 40-kilometer area scattered in various districts. This area will cover certain parts of Biratnagar, Itahari, Gothgaun, Biratchowk, Dharan among others and will be called the 'Greater Birat Development Area'.

BIRATNAGAR, March 18: Minister for Social Development of the State-1 Jeevan Ghimire has said direct air service from Biratnagar to Dhaka was essential to attract Bangladeshi tourists to the region.

Linguist Pokharel passes away

February 24, 2019 10:21 am

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 24:Senior litterateur and linguist Prof Bal Krishna Pokharel passed away this morning. He was 85.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 11: It had not even been a month since a tipper crushed eleven-year-old Laxmi Dhakal of Sundar Haraicha to death, and another youth of Biratnagar died the same death on Sunday.

BanaskhandiMahadev temple is located at Devakota chowk, Biratnagar-8, to eastern side of Koshi Zonal Hospital.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: An 11-year-old girl who had gone to watch television at a neighbor’s home on Saturday night was found dead near a river in Biratnagar the next day.