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.

Truck carrying rice falls off bridge

February 3, 2020 10:34 am

CHITWAN, Feb 3: A person was injured when a rice-loaded truck skidded off the Number 2 bridge on the Narayangadh-Muglin road section this morning.

CHITWAN, Feb 2: The Chitwan-based Bharatpur Hospital has allocated a separate space for purchasing tickets and health examination for the patients visiting with common cold and fever.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Fifty international experts on elephants have urged the government of Nepal to stop elephant abuse during the Visit Nepal 2020 campaign.

CHITWAN, Jan 28: Attorney General Agni Prasad Kharel has expressed worry saying the crime and its nature was growing in society.

Chitwan, Jan 27: The district-based province offices has made only 5.10 percent of the budget appropriated for development in the six months of the fiscal year 2075/76 BS.

CHITWAN, Jan 19: The people from neighbouring district of Hetauda have been elated after the announcement of Hetadua as the province capital. They are happy to have the Bagmati Province capital with the federalism in place.

Tanker knocks down pedestrian

January 16, 2020 13:40 pm

BHARATPUR, Jan 16: A tanker knocked down a pedestrian in Chitwan last night. The oil-laden tanker (Na 7 Kha 8141) en route to Narayangarh from Hetauda had knocked the pedestrian at Kharahani municipality-1, Tarkarichowk.

Cyclist dies in road mishap

December 26, 2019 12:24 pm

Dec 26: The accident took place when a bus (Na 4 Kha 6330) heading towards Pulchowk from Pokhara Bus Park hit Parja at the Diyala road of Bharatpur municipality-1. Injured Praja died in course of treatment at Bharatpur Hospital

BHARATPUR, Dec 20: Visit Nepal Year 2020 is set to kick-start from Sauraha in Province. Chief Minister of the province Dormani Poudel is scheduled to inaugurate the Visit Nepal Year on January 3 in Sauraha amidst a special event.

CHITWAN, Dec 7 : Touristic town Sauraha is hosting the Elephant Festival from coming December 26.

CHITWAN, Nov 23: A loaded pistol was found unattended on the premises of the Chitwan Medical College on Saturday.

CHITWAN, Nov 21: The fourth National Agricultural Machinery Exhibition-2076 is taking place in Chitwan from November 22.

Two die in elephant attack

November 16, 2019 14:00 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 16: Two persons died in an elephant attack in Chitwan on Saturday morning at around 9:30 am.

CHITWAN, Nov 15: The Ministry of Energy Water Resources and Irrigation is completely electrifying Chitwan district as per its electrification campaign in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The ninth World Ranger Congress, hosted by the Government of Nepal (GoN) and the International Ranger Federation is scheduled to kick off in the tourist town of Sauraha, Chitwan, on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, Nov 7: There are plans to develop ‘Meghauli Rhino Park’ in Meghauli, a popular tourist destination in Chitwan district. As per information given by tourism expert Biswa Raj Subedi, a detailed project report (DPR) is prepared for construction of the park that will cost estimated Rs 210 million.

CHITWAN, Nov 7: In view of the upcoming Visit Nepal Year 2020, the government is all set to complete the construction of an “umbrella street” alongside Rapti River in Patihani of Chitwan within this December. The under-construction street offers a spectacular sunset view. According the local authorities, 70 percent of the project has been completed and the rest will be done before the Visit Nepal Year 2020 begins.

Night Jeep Safari in Sauraha

October 19, 2019 14:49 pm

Targeting the Visit Nepal Year 2020, preparations are being made for beginning a night-time jeep safari in Sauraha of Chitwan.

CHITWAN, Oct 9: Thirty-eight persons were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident in Chitwan last night.

CHITWAN, Oct 7: An elderly man died after being attacked by a rhino at Ratna Nagar municipality in Chitwan on Monday.

Jailbird dies in Chitwan

October 1, 2019 10:40 am

CHITWAN, Oct 1: A jailbird died in Bharatpur-based district prison.

CHITWAN, Sept 29: Anti-corruption activist Gyanendra Shahi has been severely beaten in Chitwan while he was leading an anti-corruption demonstration in the district.

Chitwan boasts of zip line

September 20, 2019 08:53 am

CHITWAN, Sept 20: Aaptari Jaladevi Community Forest has started zip line service for the time in Chitwan district.

CHITWAN, Sept 19: Two private hospitals are providing free outpatient department service today on the occasion of Constitution Day that falls on September 20.

15 students arrested in Chitwan

September 11, 2019 13:34 pm

CHITWAN, Sept 11: Police have arrested 15 students including Prakash Chand, the son of Netra Bikram Chand, general secretary of the outlawed Nepal Communist Party, in Chitwan on Wednesday.

CHITWAN, Sept 9: Five hundred dengue test kits have been donated to the Bharatpur Hospital when the disease is taking an epidemic turn in several parts of the country.

CHITWAN, Sept 4: Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party, Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that national identity card is important for the general people and has long-term strategic importance from all points of view-- good governance, development and security.

CHITWAN, Aug 28: Three persons died of dengue and scrub typhus since mid-July this year in the district. According to the District Health Office, Chitwan, of the deceased, two are from Chitwan and one from Rautahat.

CHITWAN, Aug 27: Chitwan District Court on Monday released Rabi Lamichhane and Yubaraj Kandel on bail of Rs 500,000 and Rs 300,000 respectively. The court decided to free another accused in Shalikram Pudasaini suicide case, Asmita Karki, without bail.

CHITWAN, Aug 25: Police have filed a charge-sheet against television presenter Rabi Lamichhane and two others at Chitwan District Court on Sunday in connection with a suicide of journalist Shalik Ram Pudasaini.

CHITWAN, Aug 24: The shortage of dengue test kits here has hindered the medical interventions against the disease.

CHITWAN, Aug 19: District Administration Office, Chitwan on Monday has declared Bharatpur as prohibited zone following separate demonstrations by the supporters of Rabi Lamichhane and another group demanding justice for Shalikram Pudasaini, who committed suicide earlier this month.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Two youth entrepreneurs are producing paper from elephant dung for the first time in Sauraha, Chitwan. Keeping the proper elephant dung management and deforestation in case of producing paper in mind, they came up with the idea of producing paper out of elephant dung.

CHITWAN, Aug 18: Friends and families of journalist Salikram Pudasaini who was found hanging in Kangaru Hotel of Chitwan on 5 August demonstrated for a fair and free investigation into the case on Saturday. They raised their voice for justice in front of the District Police Office of Chitwan where fans of TV journalist Rabi Lamichhane, who is in police custody in connection with the case, had protested for his quick release.

CHITWAN, Aug 17: Seven policemen sustained injuries as the fans of Rabi Lamichhane, a TV journalist who has been arrested in connection with the 'suicide' of journalist Salikram Pudasaini, clashed with the security personnel in Chitwan on Friday evening.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Journalist Shalik Ram Pudasaini allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at a Chitwan-based hotel on Monday night.

CHITWAN, July 28: One person died and five others were injured when a bus rammed on to a truck at Fisling in ward no. 4 of Icchyakamana rural municipality this morning.

CHITWAN, July 28: One person died and five others were injured when a bus rammed on to a truck at Fisling in ward no. 4 of Icchyakamana rural municipality this morning.