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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.