Preparation for national census begins

September 14, 2021 11:35 am

CHITWAN, Sept 14: As part of the preparation of the national census 2078 BS, the district census office here organized training for supervisors in seven local levels.

KATHMANDU, September 3: A military court has sentenced Nepal Army soldier Gangadhar Dhakal to life in prison for the murder of a fellow soldier Bharat Gurung in Simal Hill of Sardanagar in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-17 on July 22.

Two fugitives arrested

August 10, 2021 14:56 pm

DHADING, August 10: Chitwan Police on Tuesday arrested two fugitives involved in various crimes. The two have been arrested in connection with product theft and government seal fraud.

Cases of seasonal flu on the rise

August 3, 2021 12:16 pm

CHITWAN, August 3: The number of patients suffering from ‘seasonal flu’ has been increasing at the district hospital. According to the health office of Chitwan, most patients are suffering from fever, headache, body pain, tiredness and itchy throat, which has led to an increase in the number of people arriving at the hospital.

KATHMANDU, August 1: The pressure of patients coming with the coronavirus infection has increased in Bharatpur Hospital. As the number of corona infections continues to increase in the district, so is the number of people coming to the hospital for treatment.

CHITWAN, July 21: The number of road accidents in Chitwan district rose alarmingly in the last fiscal year 2020/21, compared to the previous fiscal year 2019/20, according to the District Traffic Police Office (DTPO), Chitwan.

CHITWAN, July 1: Two persons died and three have gone missing after being swept away in monsoon flooding in Rapti and Kalika municipalities of east Chitwan on Thursday.

CHITWAN, June 30: The prison office in Chitwan has been on high alert following the death of an inmate due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. According to Kamal Prasad Kafle, head of the prison, precautionary measures have been taken following the death of the inmate who was brought from Nawalpur on June 28.

CHITWAN, June 24: Blood donation on birthdays is gaining momentum as a campaign in Chitwan where blood shortage is a recurring problem throughout the year. The Blood Transmission Centre faces a tough time meeting the growing demand of blood for patients and injured in the hospitals.

CHITWAN, June 17: The prohibitory order enforced by the local administration has been extended in Chitwan as the cases of coronavirus infection are on the rise in the district.

CHITWAN, April 15: Private elephants kept for providing jungle safari services to tourists are now on verge of collapse.

CHITWAN, April 12: District Police Office, Chitwan, has confirmed the identity of four of the five persons killed in a tractor accident that occurred in the district on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Rhino census has begun from the Pratappur of Parsa National Park in the southern belt of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: District Police Office (DPO), Chitwan in  collaboration with the Ward Police Office and Community Service Center of Narayangar has organized an awareness program to fight against child sexual abuse and cyber crimes in Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Following a vertical split within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) after the dissolution of the House of Representatives(HoR), the two rival factions – one led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and other led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal – are busy in showing their strength in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Police have arrested Student Wing's in-charge of Netra Bikram Chanda 'Biplab' -led Maoist group in Chitwan.

CHITWAN, Jan 21: Two hundred and sixteen road accidents were reported in Chitwan district in the last six months of the current fiscal year. Fifty-eight persons died and 361 were injured in these accidents, according to the District Traffic Police Office, Chitwan.

CHITWAN, Jan 12: A Royal Bengal tiger was found dead in a community forest in Kalika Municipality-1 in Chitwan district.

CHITWAN, Jan 7: A rhino horn was found inside the Chitwan National Park. The horn of an adult rhino was found in Meghauli of the park, according to Chief Protection Office Ananath Baral.

MAKWANPUR, Dec 16: Two people died while five others were injured in three different accidents in Makawanpur.

CHITWAN, Dec 14: The lack of potent male crocodiles in the Crocodile Breeding Centre at Kasara in Chitwan district has been a cause of concern for the officials at the centre for it would lead to zero reproduction of hatchlings.

Two die in Chitwan road accident

December 11, 2020 14:20 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 11: Two persons died in a road accident at Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 in  Chitwan district on Friday morning.

CHITWAN, Nov 29: The tourism entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in Chitwan have decided to launch the 'Visit Sauraha' campaign in order to revive the tourism industry dented by the Covid-19 pandemic for long. District Coordination Committee, Ratnanagar Municipality, Regional Hotel Association Sauracha chapter are jointly launching the campaign, giving a message that 'Sauraha is safe'.

DHADING, Nov 26: Three people have gone missing and one other was seriously injured as a pick-up van carrying a patient plunged into Trishuli River near Nagdi Khola area of Ichchha Manakamana Rural Municipality-4 in Chitwan on Thursday morning.

NCP cadres allegedly close to Prime Minister Oli obstruct program attended by rival faction leader Pandey in Chitwan on Saturday.

CHITWAN, Nov 13: Ichhakamana Rural Municipality of Chitwan has constructed a vegetable collection center to facilitate collection and sale of farmers’ production.

Seven motorcycle lifters busted

November 9, 2020 12:43 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 9: Police have arrested seven racketeers involved in lifting motorbikes from different places of Chitwan.

12.08 percent of total COVID-19 deaths in the country has been recorded in Chitwan

CHITWAN, Oct 28: The Regional Blood Transfusion Centre Bharatpur has been supplying the blood plasma collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19 infection to the other districts. Centre's chief Ramesh Kanta Poudel said they are sending the plasma collected in the district to other districts to meet the growing demand in those districts.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The COVID-19 death rate in Chitwan district has been recorded highest of all the districts.

CHITWAN, Oct 11: Ward Chair of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-20, Mani Lal Tamang, 69, has died of COVID-19. He died at Bharatpur Hospital Sunday morning, said Dr Pramod Poudel, coordinator of the COVID-19 clinic at the hospital.

446 people sign for eye donation

October 8, 2020 13:35 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 8: A large number of philanthropic-minded people have decided to donate their eyes after death in the district.

One killed in a tiger attack

September 26, 2020 18:00 pm

BHARATPUR, Sept 26: A man was killed in a tiger attack at Belsar Buffer Community Forest in Bharatpur metropolis-13 on Saturday morning.

Chitwan Medical College has started giving the results of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for COVID-19 within two hours. The hospital started this service today.

CHITWAN, Sept 15: The coronavirus infection has been transmitted through the hospitals in Chitwan, a study has revealed. According to the study undertaken by the District COVID Crisis Management Centre, almost 50 percent of the infections diagnosed so far have been transmitted through the hospitals.

CHITWAN, Sept 13: The Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan district saw safe delivery of eight expecting mothers infected with COVID-19.

CHITWAN, Sept 7: The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection cases has exceeded 1,000 in Chitwan district. An additional 30 coronavirus infection cases were confirmed in course of PCR tests carried out at COVID-19 laboratory of Chitwan Medical College on Sunday evening.

DHADING, Aug 28: Two more people have died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). One patient each died while undergoing treatment at Chitwan Medical College (CMC) and Pushpanjali Hospital in Chitwan.

CHITWAN, July 25: Continuous rain has caused much damage to crops and vegetables in the district. The excessive accumulation of water in the fields has damaged the crops.

Bridge connecting Dhading and Chitwan collapses

CHITWAN, July 1: Chitwan district has reported 25 new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday. The newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients include 19 males and six other females, according to Bharatpur Hospital.

MUGLING, June 30: Two persons died and three others sustained injuries in a road accident at Bharatpur-29, Chitwan on Monday evening.

One more COVID-19 patient recovers

April 26, 2020 07:20 am

CHITWAN, April 25: Of the two patients undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital, one was discharged from the hospital on Saturday. The 27-year-old man was sent home after he tested negative for the virus via the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.

KATHMANDU, March 23; Chitwan has restricted entry of any public vehicles from other districts as a precautionary measure against coronavirus outbreak.

Healing through rock-balancing

March 20, 2020 10:18 am

In October 2018, Shyrus Rijal got into a serious bike accident. The injury was so severe that people around him thought he wouldn’t make it. But luckily, he did. However, the accident changed his everyday life: he was bedbound for months. He couldn’t go to school, he couldn’t meet his friends, and he couldn’t do anything he wanted. This sudden pause in his life and his inability to do daily activities left him in a slump and he began to feel like life would never get better.

CHITWAN, March 13: The widespread outbreak of coronavirus has affected the tourism sector in the country. Sauraha, the main tourist destination of Chitwan, has not received international tourists in recent times.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Two people have died and 17 others have sustained injuries in three separate road accidents occurred in Gorkha, Mahottari and Chitwan district in the last 24 hours.

CHITWAN, March 2: The campaign to make the Bharatpur Metropolitan city a 'no smoking and smoke-free city' is becoming effective.

Rhino found dead

February 8, 2020 16:35 pm

CHITWAN, Feb 8: A five-month-old female rhino was found dead Friday along the Kujauli Post area of Chitwan National Park.

CHIWAN, Feb 7: The Regional Hotel Association, Chitwan has urged the foreign tourists to visit Chitwan.