RUPANDEHI, Oct 3: Former Finance Minister and ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) general secretary, Bishnu Poudel has urged one and all to work together in the campaign for development.

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.

Youths to march for climate justice

September 20, 2019 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Organizations and groups of students in Nepal are all set to lead a march against climate injustice on Friday. Community Police officials to stakeholders involved in sustainable development are participating alongside students in different cities.

Man shot dead in Rupandehi

September 16, 2019 10:01 am

BUTWAL, Sept 16: Motorcycle-borne unidentified gunmen shot a person dead in Butwal of Rupandehi district on Sunday.

Ward chair attempts suicide in Butwal

September 7, 2019 19:30 pm

RUPANDEHI, Sept 7: Ramesh Nepal, the Ward Chairperson of ward 2 of Butwal Sub-Metropolis attempted to commit suicide at his residence in Butwal at around 9 am on Saturday.

RUPANDEHI, July 1: Because of indifference of the government, pesticide lab in Butwal is not being used. The Rapid Bioassay for Pesticide Residue Laboratory (RBPR) is not utilized because of lack of staff in the office.

RUPANDEHI, June 26: The budget of Butwal Sub-metropolitan City for the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20 prioritizes urban infrastructure development, tourism, trade and industry.

BUTWAL, May 9: Butwal sub-metropolis has distributed land ownership certificates to 156 people of Motipur area.

Black flag greets PM Oli in Butwal

April 21, 2019 04:30 am

BUTWAL, April 21: Despite three tiers of security, a man on Saturday waved black flag at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli who had reached to Butwal to inaugurate Jitgadhi Bijaya Utsav.

BUTWAL, April 6: On February 14, chief minister (CM) of Province 5, Shankar Pokharel, came to the streets and participated in a road cleanup program in Butwal, the temporary capital of the province. He did not only pick the garbage on the roadside but also got into the sewers. The team including the CM, high-level government officials, mayor and deputy mayor of Butwal Sub-metropolis participated in the cleanup campaign. Later, the collected waste was disposed on the banks of the Tinau River.

RUPANDEHI, March 30: Police on Friday tore down an office of the underground Netra Biram Chand-led group’s office in Butwal.

Dauphins into Tilottama final

February 23, 2019 11:29 am

RUPANDEHI, Feb 23: Ten-man Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing 21st Tilottama Gold Cup with a 2-0 win over the host Rupandehi XI in Butwal on Friday.

BUTWAL, Feb 20: Thakur Sapkota, a returnee migrant laborer of Gulmi district's Musikot, was quite excited to start his new life as a transport entrepreneur cum driver after purchasing a brand new Bolero jeep six months ago.

RUPANDEHI, Feb 15: The Province 5 has observed the establishment day of the province with much gusto on Thursday.

BEJHAD, Feb 9: The three-kilometer Palpa Butwal road section along the Siddhartha Highway is to remain sporadically closed for the next four days beginning from today for a geological survey.

RUPANDEHI, Jan 24: As part of the 'one home, one employment' campaign, Butwal Sub-metropolitan city has provided skill-generating training to 500 youths.

KHASYOULI, Dec 16: The Jitgadhi Killa (Fort) in Butwal where the Nepali forces had beaten Britain's East Indian Company's army is being developed as a tourist spot with the biggest national Nepali flag and installation of Colonel Ujir Singh's life-size statue.

RUPANDEHI, Nov 27: Nepal’s premier folk rock band, Nepathya performed the third show of their on-going Nepal tour to the music enthusiast of Butwal on Monday evening.

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.

Nepathya to tour the nation

November 17, 2018 10:08 am

Nepathya is set to embark on a ‘Four stop nationwide tour’ during the last two weeks of November.

RUPANDEHI, Sept 15: Manisha Gupta recently passed her 10+2 exams from Kanti Higher Secondary School (KHSS), Butwal. She wanted to claim a scholarship for her further education as her family will not be able to afford it. Unfortunately, she could not do so as she doesn't have the citizenship certificate.

RUPANDEHI, July 26: Lions Club of Butwal has launched a campaign to examine eyes of children of Butwal Sub Metropolitan City.

BUTWAL, June 24: A man died while four others sustained injuries in a bus accident that took place at Sainamaina Municipality-9 in Rupandehi district on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Nearly 28 percent of public shares offered by the Butwal Power Company Ltd on follow-on public offering (FPO) remained unsubscribed. According to NMB Capital, issue manager of the BPCL's FPO, the public subscribed only 71.6 percent of shares out of the offered 4.09 million units.

Butwal Open Tennis from Friday

February 20, 2018 08:34 am

BUTWAL (REPUBLICA): Butwal Lawn Tennis Club is all set to organize the first Butwal Open Lawn Tennis Tournament from February 23 in Butwal. The five-day tournament will feature six categories namely men’s singles, women’s singles, over 35 singles, over 45 singles, over 65 singles and doubles, said the organizers on Monday.

Agni MotoInc launches MOJO in Butwal

February 16, 2018 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Agni MotoInc, a subsidiary of Agni Group and the sole distributors of Mahindra two-wheelers in Nepal, along with Shree Palpa Bhairab Auto Center -- the authorized dealer of Agni MotoInc for Butwal -- have launched Mahindra MOJO in Butwal.

BUTUWAL, Jan 31: Who might not love colorful flowers on the roadsides? Sakuntala Pun of Kalikapath, Butwal would always wonder what if the road next to her house would have been like that.  In reality, the road was full of dust that would irritate her all the time.

Bajeko Sekuwa outlet opens in Butwal

December 18, 2017 03:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Bajeko Sekuwa has opened a new outlet at Milan Chowk of Butwal. The new franchise opened on Sunday, a statement issued by the eatery chain said in the statement.

PALPA, Dec 16: House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly parliamentarians of Palpa have proposed Butwal as the capital of Province 5 in a press statement.

Butwal votes (Photo Feature)

December 7, 2017 11:22 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Voting at Butwal.

BUTUWAL, Oct 27: Much to the delight of the locals of Butwal, new tracks were opened almost everywhere in the villages and towns in the last few years. Many were even blacktopped. However, the 'signs' of development has started to irk the public now, thanks to the fast deteriorating routes. Potholes are seen in almost all the roads and they have turned into deathtraps, they complain. Let alone in the rainy season, the roads are hardly in good condition even in winter.

BUTWAL, Sept 27:  The high number of stray cattle loitering on the roads of Butwal has not only disturbed vehicular movement but also has increased the risk of accidents. So, the Butwal Sub-metropolis has forwarded a work plan in coordination with various stakeholders for the management of such animals.

KATHMANDU, September 8: The Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) coalition government has fulfilled an almost 14-year old controversial Indian demand to set up a Pension Paying Office (PPO) in Butwal of Rupandehi district.

BUTWAL, September 3: Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City has published a budget of Rs 1.633 billion for the Fiscal Year 2017/18. The municipal council held from August 16-27 passed the budget for FY 2017/18. Mayor Shivaraj Subedi published the budget.

BUTWAL, July 25:Industrial Districts Management Ltd (IDML) has initiated the expansion of Butwal industrial area in response to pressure from industrialists.

Nepal Republic Media (NRM) has reached another milestone, by bringing out two new editions - Paschimeli Pokhara and Paschimeli Butwal - on Saturday. The editions are targeted at the readers in the country's western region.

BUTWAL, July 5: CPN-UML has won both mayoral and deputy-mayoral post of Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Until a few weeks ago, not many people in Butwal would have hesitated to say the CPN-UML would win the Butwal Sub-metropolitan City elections. The city in the western plains seemed a cakewalk for UML, a party whose influence  in Butwal and its periphery has been multiplying since the win in the first constituent assembly elections in 2008.

BUTWAL, March 23: Overloaded and speedy tippers have messed up traffic management in Butwal giving rise to road fatalities.

BUTWAL, March 23: Overloaded and speedy tippers have messed up traffic management in Butwal giving rise to road fatalities.

Nepathya rocks Butwal

February 26, 2017 18:33 pm

BUTWAL, Feb 26: Folk rock band Nepathya performed at the Kalika School ground in Butwal on Saturday. The concert started in the evening lasted for two hours.

APF off to winning start in Butwal

February 23, 2017 21:35 pm

BUTWAL, Feb 23: Armed Police Force (APF) made a winning start to the Tilottama Gold Cup Football Tournament that kicked off on Thursday in Butwal.

Nepathya to perform in Butwal

February 19, 2017 16:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Famous Nepali band Nepathya is all set to give its next concert in Butwal.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 6: In a grisly incident, a woman has been killed in acid attack in Butwal for refusing a marriage proposal from her alleged boyfriend.

Butwal banda called off

December 7, 2016 08:49 am

RUPANDEHI, Dec 7: The banda in effect for a week in Butwal has been called off. The banda was called against government’s effort to amend constitution by re-drawing the boundary of province no 5.

BUTWAL, Dec 3: Thousands of locals and cadres of both the ruling and opposition parties took to the street in Butwal opposing the government proposal to split Province-5 by separating hill districts from the southern plains in course of revising the federal boundaries.

BUTWAL, Dec 2: An all-party meeting is being held in Rupandehi district to address the grievances that cropped up after the constitution amendment bill was registered in Parliament.

BUTWAL: Protest has erupted here after the government registered the constitution amendment proposal to split the Province 5.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Manjushree Finance Ltd (MFL) has opened its 5th branch office in Butwal of Rupandehi district.

TILOTTMA (Rupandehi), Oct 23: National Industry Exhibition and Tihar Fair underway in Butwal has attracted a large number of visitors.