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.

CHITWAN, July 23: Police deployed from District Police Office in Chitwan on Sunday arrested three persons on the charge of getting involved in an illegal network business.

CHITWAN, July 19: Fifty-four new HIV infected people have been found in the first six months of 2019 in Chitwan district.

CHITWAN, JULY 17: It has come to a revelation that the drinking water being supplied from the district-based projects was contaminated.

CHITWAN, July 16: A wild elephant gored one person to death in eastern Chitwan on Tuesday.

Muglin, July 16: Police held an Indian national in possession of 43-kg hashish in Chitwan. A police team deputed from Area Police Office, Tandi under the command of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Santosh Acharya nabbed Nurjaha Khatun with hashish at 8.30 pm on Monday.

CHITWAN, July 4: Students of Narayani Model Higher Secondary School say they are very happy and content with the quality of education they receive at their school. Some of the students of the school including Kabita Tiwari, Roshan Babu Pandey, Puja Subedi, Sudip Dhakal, Deepa Shrestha are currently studying science in 12th grade at the school.

CHITWAN, July 1: Two Maoist activists who were convicted for tearing up ballot papers during the election in Bharatpur Metropolis in 2017 have been handed down with fine of Rs 100,000 each.

Two killed in motorbikes collision

June 27, 2019 10:18 am

RATNANAGAR, June 27: Two persons died when two motorbikes collided at Bharatpur Metropolis-18, Bhetghat Chowk in Chitwan on Wednesday evening. A motorbike (Na 53 Pa 5247) collided with another motorbike (Ga 9 Pa 1985) coming from the opposite direction at 6.00pm.

CHITWAN, June 24: The State-3 government has appropriated Rs 50 million for the construction of Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium in Chitwan.

Man injured in tiger attack dies

June 23, 2019 11:47 am

CHITWAN, June 23: A man injured in an attack by a tiger has died in course of treatment. Gangadhar Subedi of Kalyanpur in Madi municipality-6 died in course of treatment at the Bharatpur hospital on Saturday.

CHITWAN, June 21: Two people have been arrested by the Chitwan police on the charge of their involvement in producing fake academic and character certificates of school and colleges.

CHITWAN, June 15: After more than two years of the incident, Chitwan District Court on Thursday convicted Drona Bahadur Shiwakoti and Madhu Neupane for tearing up ballot papers during the election in Bharatpur Metropolis in 2017. Shiwakoti and Neupane – two cadres of the then CPN (Maoist Center) – were convicted for tearing up some of the ballots during vote counting in Ward 19.

CHITWAN, June 12: Chitwan which contributes largely to the poultry production at home, has now become fully sufficient on milk production as well, a study shows. The three-month-long joint study conducted by the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Experts Centre, Chitwan and Chitwan Milk Producers' Cooperatives Association came up with this encouraging finding.

MUGLIN, June 10: Police have confiscated 90 kilogrammes cannabis from Prakhal at Rapti municipality-12 in east Chitwan.

CHITWAN, June 6: Although 14 years have passed since Maoist cadres bombed a public passenger bus at Badarmude of Madi in Chitwan district, the families of the victims are still waiting for justice.

CHITWAN, June 1: Bharatpur Metropolitan City collects around 65 tons of waste on a daily basis. After collecting the garbage, the metropolis dumps it on the banks of the Narayani River. It has been nine years since the local unit has been dumping the waste on the river bank in ward 4.

CHITWAN, May 30: Ruling Nepal Communist Party, Chitwan, has suspended two NCP leaders for their alleged involvement in destroying the compound walls of the under-construction Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium.