KATHMANDU, April 3: Former division commander of the then Maoist People's Army, 3rd Division in Shaktikhor, Kali Bahadur Kham Magar, who was arrested in Kathmandu yesterday, has been taken to Chitwan.

CHITWAN, March 10: A man died while standing in line to buy a ticket for OPD services at Bakulahar Ratnanagar Hospital in Ratnanagar, Chitwan district, this morning.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The District Police Office, Chitwan, has said that the investigation over the death of 14-year-old student of Ekata Shishu Niketan Boarding School in Ratnanagar Municipality is underway.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The post-mortem report of the girl who died in a hostel in Chitwan is expected to be available by Monday.

CHITWAN, Feb 17: The survey work for the expansion of Bharatpur Airport in Chitwan is set to begin on Monday. The Bharatpur Metropolis announced that the survey is expected to be completed within a week. A meeting chaired by Renu Dahal, the Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolis, on Friday, decided to immediately proceed with the airport expansion process.

CHITWAN, Feb 10: A three-kilometer-long fence is set to be constructed in four wards of Bharatpur Metropolitan City in the district to alleviate potential human-wildlife conflicts.

BHARATPUR (CHITWAN), Feb 10: At least 20 people have been injured in a bus accident in Chitwan.

CHITWAN, Jan 16: Coronavirus infection has been confirmed in Chitwan after a hiatus of 10 months. The virus was confirmed in a 29-year-old youth and a 66-year-old man in the lab tests conducted on Sunday and Tuesday, according to Information Officer at Bharatpur Hospital, Gopal Paudel.

In a concerning development, Chitwan district has reported four deaths from scrub typhus in the first six months of the current fiscal year. Among those dying of the typhus, one was from within the district and the remaining three from outside the district. Officials at the District Health Office, Chitwan said that there are 163 confirmed cases of scrub typhus out of 3,254 tests.

BHARATPUR, Jan 8: Service-seekers are deprived of service as the electric vehicle (EV) charging station at Mugling Bazaar, Ichhakamana Rural Municipality-5, Chitwan, remains dysfunctional nearly for two months.

Bird census begins in Chitwan

January 7, 2024 12:05 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 7: Bird census has started in Chitwan today.

MUGLIN (Chitwan), Jan 1: An ‘orange festival’ is being organized at Ichchha Kamana Rural Municipality of Chitwan from today. The three-day festival is being organized with an objective of ensuring a market for oranges incorporating Tokdand, Dhap, Majhgaun, Sirangaun and Dode villages of the rural municipality. A large quantity of orange is produced in these villages.

CHITWAN, Dec 24: Farmers in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality are poised to make bountiful earnings from orange farming alone. More than 450 farmers in the rural municipality are set to earn Rs 100 million this year alone from the sale of oranges, according to the Agriculture Development Section of the rural municipality. The oranges produced by farmers have fetched a good price this year, thus resulting in a huge income.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Two people have been arrested in Chitwan with 380 kg of marijuana. The police reported the arrest of the suspects from Bharatpur Metropolitan City-1, Aanptari, on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Senior leader of Nepali Congress (NC) Dr Shekhar Koirala has accused banks of being the biggest loan sharks.

CHITWAN, Nov 27: A joint meeting of five national parks convened in Chitwan regarding the effective security management of national parks in the Terai region.

Man dies in tiger attack in Chitwan

November 24, 2023 14:21 pm

CHITWAN, Nov 24: One person has died in a tiger attack in the central area of Chitwan National Park (CNP).

CHITWAN, Nov 12: Locals are panicked after ‘Dhrube’ a wild elephant, which has killed many people, started moving towards human settlements from Chitwan National Park (CNP). For the past 15 days, Dhrube has started appearing in Madi area and Ward No. 23 and 24 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

BHARATPUR, Oct 27: A person died and three others were critically injured in separate road accidents in Chitwan district.

CHITWAN, Oct 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has arrived in Chitwan today.

Rhinoceros found dead in CNP

October 12, 2023 11:15 am

CHITWAN, Oct 12: A lifeless rhinoceros was discovered within the borders of the Chitwan National Park (CNP), marking the fifth such occurrence this fiscal year.

CHITWAN, Oct 10: The poultry farmers in Chitwan are facing severe hardships while most of the small business holders in this field have quit this business. The investors are having difficulties repaying their loans to the banks and financial institutions due to the current economic crisis.

BHARATPUR, Oct 8: Recent rainfall, attributed to a delayed monsoon, has inflicted damage on rice crops in Chitwan. According to Umaraj Aryal, an officer at the Agriculture Knowledge Centre in Chitwan, the rains during the harvest period have resulted in damage to approximately two percent of the rice crops in the district.

414 people donate blood in Chitwan

September 16, 2023 13:15 pm

CHITWAN, Sept 16: A total 414 people donated blood at a blood donation programme organised at eastern Chitwan by Rotary Club of Ratnagar on Friday.

CHITWAN, Sept 12: A 48-year-old woman died of scrub typhus in Chitwan. She hailed from Kawasoti Municipality-17 in Nawalpur.

One dies due to electrocution

September 3, 2023 16:00 pm

BHARATPUR, Sept 3: A person died due to electrocution after he was caught up in an electric fence at Dhobaha, Madi Municipality-3 in Chitwan district.

CHITWAN, Aug 19: Chitwan district has recorded increasing cases of dengue infection. According to the District Health Office, 108 people were infected with dengue disease from July 17 to August 18.

CHITWAN, Aug 16: At least 18 people were injured in a terrible road accident in Tikauli forest located in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-9 of Chitwan on Wednesday.

CHITWAN, Aug 11: A 41-year-old man from Hetauda Sub-Metropolitan City-12 died of dengue fever while receiving treatment at Chitwan Medical College.

CHITWAN, Aug 7: Bharatpur metropolis has decided to close the schools for five days after an outbreak of conjunctivitis (eye infection).

CHITWAN, July 25: At least 11 persons were injured when a bus collided head on in Chitwan on Tuesday morning.

CHITWAN, July 19: The District Administration Office (DAO), Chitwan, granted naturalized citizenship certificates to a total of 39 people in the last fiscal year. As many as 35 people took citizenship certificates through marriage and four on the basis of naturalization.

CHITWAN, July 13: Local farmers in Chitwan are facing a significant setback as they were unable to transplant paddy on time due to an extended period of drought this year. The situation worsened when the Narayani Irrigation Project failed to release water on time for paddy plantation, leaving farmers disappointed.

CHITWAN, June 17: Police have busted a group known as 'Black Soot Nepal' that had been causing disturbances in Chitwan. This group has allegedly engaged in smearing soot on public officials and engaging in various other indecent activities, clearly violating the principles of the rule of law.

CHITWAN, June 10: The prisoners of district jail are suffering from skin ailments which are caused by the increased summer temperatures.

CHITWAN, June 5: One person died in a motorcycle accident in Chitwan.

CHITWAN, June 3: A wife has been injured by her husband's stabbing in Chitwan. 42-year-old wife Anita Regmi was stabbed by Rajan Regmi of Digdarshan Tol, Ratnanagar Municipality-15 at 5:30 this morning.

BHARATPUR, May 28: Irrigation has been provided to 3,360 bighas of land in the past three years in Chitwan district through deep and shallow tube-wells.

CHITWAN, May 19: The elephant breeding center in Chitwan National Park has recorded 41 births of calves since its establishment in 2044BS.

DANG, May 10: Lakshmi Regmi (name changed) of Dang, who had paid Rs 500,000 to fly to America two years ago, was asked to go to Chitwan three months after paying the amount. It was told that she would fly directly to America after going to Chitwan.

The National Dairy Development Board's decision to recommend importing milk from India has sparked protests among farmers in Chitwan, who feel that the government has neglected their needs. It is essential that the government takes note of the farmers' concerns and promotes domestic production.

CHITWAN, May 6: At least 30 tigers were found dead in and around Chitwan National Park during the past seven years. The deaths were recorded in the fiscal year 2072/73 BS.

CHITWAN, May 6: Agitating businessperson in Chitwan have obstructed vehicular movement demanding the arrest of Pradeep Rugata, who is accused of abetting the suicide of poultry businessman Shankar Kandel.

CHITWAN, May 6: Farmers in Chitwan have protested after the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) recommended importing milk from India.

CHITWAN, May 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed confidence that the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) would join the government under his leadership.

CHITWAN, April 27: The work of undergrounding electric wires on the main highway of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Chitwan, is underway.

The recent by-elections have sent a clear message to established political forces: citizens are seeking results from politics and are fed up with traditional parties that only enjoy the 'musical chair' of power. The emergence of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) as the fourth largest party in the general elections held last November, within a few months of its establishment, and its resounding victories in two of the three constituencies in the by-elections held on Sunday, have reaffirmed the need for traditional parties to reform themselves or risk further erosion.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) Chairman Rabi Lamichhane today said the party would set out on a journey to prosperity based on the agenda of good governance.

CHITWAN, April 25: Rabi Lamichhane of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) has won the by-election to the House of Representatives member from Chitwan constituency-2.

Vote count in Chitwan 2 begins

April 24, 2023 14:53 pm

CHITWAN, April 24: Vote count in Chitwan constituency 2 began at 2 PM today.