Family of deceased patients claim hospital’s rejection to admit for treatment led to his untimely demise

BUTWAL, Sept 11: A person from Nawalparasi district died of the coronavirus infection while undergoing treatment at the Butwal-based COVID-19 hospital on Friday.

Woman succumbs to COVID-19 in Butwal

September 3, 2020 10:28 am

BUTWAL, Sept 3: A woman succumbed to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Lumbini Provincial Hospital in Butwal on Wednesday night.

Critical patients have to die untimely even in provincial capital due to ventilator and ICU bed crunch

The deceased had gone through plasma therapy

COVID-19 patient dies in Butwal

August 15, 2020 12:36 pm

BUTWAL, Aug 15: A COVID-19 patient from Mayadevi-7, Kapilvastu district died while undergoing treatment at Lumbini Provincial Hospital in Butwal on Saturday.

BUTWAL, Aug 4: Chief Revenue Investigation Officer of Inland Revenue Office, Butwal, Bijay Rana was held by a team of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) while taking bribe money from a trader today.

Two die in Rupandehi accident

June 27, 2020 12:00 pm

BUTWAL, June 27: Two persons died and another sustained injuries when a pickup van collided with a parked truck in Butwal on Friday night.

BUTWAL, April 19: While the federal and local governments struggle to handle the COVID-19 crisis, individuals and communities have stepped up to help those in need.

BUTWAL, March 30: The patient who died on Sunday at Butwal based temporary hospital set up for treatment of possible coronavirus patients has tested negative for COVID-19.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 29: A patient who was undergoing treatment at Butwal based coronavirus special hospital has died on Sunday afternoon.

BUTWAL, March 18: A total of 23 smart toilets are being constructed along a six-lane road in Shankarnagar, Rupandehi. Shankarnagar Drinking Water and Consumers Cleanliness Institution is building an ultra-modern smart toilet system for the first time in Nepal. The toilets are being built on the space available between the main lane and the service lanes that were initially allocated for building a flower bed. However, considering the pedestrians' needs, the toilets are being built on both sides of the road next to the service lanes.

RSS Province level training kicks off

February 10, 2020 20:13 pm

BUTWAL, Feb 10: A three-day skill enhancement training organized by the Rastriya Samachar Samiti or RSS has kicked off here  today.

RSS Province level training kicks off

February 10, 2020 20:13 pm

BUTWAL, Feb 10: A three-day skill enhancement training organized by the Rastriya Samachar Samiti or RSS has kicked off here  today.

Traffic policemen held with bribe

February 9, 2020 12:19 pm

RUPANDEHI, Feb 9: Two traffic police officers were held by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Butwal, with bribe on Friday.

Butwal declared 'street people free' city

December 21, 2019 18:25 pm

RUPANDEHI, Dec 21: With a commitment to providing support to helpless, homeless, orphan and street-people, Butwal sub-metropolitan city has been declared a street people free city on Saturday

2 held on charge of bribery

October 26, 2019 09:53 am

BUTWAL, Oct 26: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested two government employees from Butwal, Rupandehi on the charge of taking bribes from service-seekers.

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.