For the first time, Eastern Nepal is welcoming a rap battle, where the rappers from the Eastern cities and rural areas will take part.

KABUL, July 31: A roadside bombing hit a passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, as militants launched a coordinated attack on a city in the country’s east, setting off gunbattles with Afghan troops, officials said.

BHADRAPUR, July 21: Maiti Nepal has rescued as many as 174 women from being trafficked from Kakadbhitta, the eastern transit point of the country, in the last six months.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Paddy transplantation in eastern tarai districts is lower this season compared to other parts of the country. According to the report, paddy transplantation has been done on 30,625 hectares of land in Jhapa, 13,200 hectares in Morang, 11,000 hectares in Sunsari, 8,100 hectares in Saptari and 10,145 hectares in Siraha so far.

TEHRAN, April 15: The US army set up a new military base in the oil-rich region in Eastern Deir Ezzur and dispatched more equipment to areas near the Syrian Army's defense lines in spite of Washington's claims of imminent pullout from the war-hit country, a militant-affiliated website reported on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Police have arrested Brij Mohan Gupta, the financial manager of Eastern Sugar Mill, for not paying outstanding dues to sugarcane farmers.

KATHMANDU, March 30: The Asian Eastern Regional Qualifiers Tournament under the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup is set start from August 26.

ILAM, March 16: Two years ago, Ganesh Gurung of Mabu village in Ilam district purchased a second-hand Land Rover for Rs 800,000. He operated the vehicle as public transport on the Majhuwa-Ilam road section. So far, he said he has managed to earn Rs 300,000 from the vehicle.

PANCHTHAR, Mar 5: Infrastructure development projects run by UNNATI-Inclusive Growth Program, a Nepal-Denmark development cooperation, in seven hilly districts of Province 1 are progressing at a very slow pace.

The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a ceasefire resolution for Syria on Saturday, but the bombing of the Eastern Ghouta suburb near Damascus continued, with at least 24 more deaths after the resolution was passed.

GENEVA, Feb 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for warring sides to implement a 30-day ceasefire across Syria, in line with an appeal by major powers at the weekend.

Feb 26: Several people suffered symptoms consistent with exposure to chlorine gas inSyria's rebel-held eastern Ghouta on Sunday and one child was killed, local health authorities said.

Reports of gas attack emerge as Syrian government forces continue offensive against rebel-held Damascus suburb.

Eastern, Central into PM Cup semis

February 24, 2018 10:08 am

DHANGADHI, Feb 24: An inspiring performance from national women’s team captain Rubina Chhetri helped Eastern Region secure a semifinal place as it registered a 98-run win over Mid-western Region in the ongoing Prime Minister Cup Women’s Cricket Tournament on Friday. The last four lineup has been completed as Central Region beat Far-western Region by 12 runs on the same day.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 15: Country's foreign trade through the Eastern Development Region faltered in Fiscal Year 2016/17.

SUNSARI, Jan 14: Sunsari became champion in the 6th Eastern Regional Taekwondo Sports Championship concluded today in Itahari Sub Metropolitan City. It bagged six gold and two bronzes medals.

Shrestha wins Surya Nepal Eastern Open

December 30, 2017 10:24 am

DHARAN, Dec 30: Nepal’s number one Shiva Ram Shrestha has won the Surya Nepal Eastern Open at the par-70 Nirvana Country Club Health and Golf Resort in Dharan on Friday.

ITAHARI, Dec 21: Local residents living nearby Eastern Regional Jail (ERJ), Jhumka often stage protests venting their ire against the polluted water and waste released from the jail. Two weeks ago, locals had staged demonstrations urging the concerned authorities for proper management of garbage and sewage.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Singapore was dismissed for 112 runs while chasing 184 runs Nepal’s U16 team put up at Terdthai Cricket Ground.

European Union's eastern partnership

RUKUM, Nov 3: Roads, bridges and hospitals are secondary for them. What they desperately wait for is drinking water. For the locals of eastern part of Rukum district, the candidate who can assure them of easy access to drinking water will win in the upcoming provincial and federal elections.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14: Nepal has reached the semifinals of the ongoing ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, September 11: Sandeep Lamichhane registered best bowling figures of his career on route to decimating Thailand in the Group-A opening match of the Asian Cricket Council U19 Eastern Region championships at the Club Aman cricket ground in Malaysia on Monday.

Making it the Middle Eastern way

September 1, 2017 14:12 pm

You may be using familiar meats, vegetables, and starches but the taste of your kitchen has the potential of being completely different on any given day. It is indeed surprising what you can do with the same old spices and condiments. As we have learnt all it takes is a little twist in the techniques and a will to try on new recipes. So this time around, The Week is bringing to you some flavors from the Middle East. Jeetendra Rawal, chef at Privé by Level 3, helps introduce as well as break down the essentials for the cuisine.

ILAM, August 26: The ongoing Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling of India has triggered inflation in the Nepali markets in the eastern region bordering India. The rate of everyday necessities such as rice, pulses and oil has soared up, locals informed. Indian consumers have been carrying goods from the Nepali markets. There is general strike in Darjeeling for the last 72 days.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 16: A total of 47 people lost their lives and 15 people have gone missing in the flood and landslide in the eastern region till Wednesday morning.

BIRATNAGAR, August 14: Half a dozen ministers including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have arrived at Biratnagar to take stock of flood-hit areas in the eastern Tarai region on Monday.

BIRATNAGAR, ITAHARI, JHAPA, Aug 12: Floods and landslides triggered by excessive rain claimed 20 lives in the eastern districts of the country on Friday and Saturday. As of Saturday evening, eight deaths have been reported from Sunsari, four from Morang, four from Sindhuli, two from Jhapa and one each from Tehrathum and Panchthar districts.

JHAPA, Aug 12: Floods and landslides triggered by excessive rain claimed 20 lives  in the eastern districts of the country on Friday and Saturday. As of Saturday evening, eight deaths have been reported from Sunsari, four from Morang, four from Sindhuli, two from Jhapa and one each from Tehrathum and Panchthar districts.

BIRATNAGAR, August 12: The normal life has crippled in eastern region of the country due to the incessant rain since Friday evening.

TERHATHUM, August 6: A banda or general strike called today by the Limbuwan State Council affiliated to Rastriya Janamukti Party has crippled life in nine eastern districts across the Arun River.

JHAPA, July 26: The ongoing Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling has taken toll on tourism activities in eastern Nepal.

DHARAN, July 14:Export of ginger to India from eastern parts of the country remained halted for nearly two weeks.

ILAM, July 14: Ethnicity-based fringe parties, which have their stronghold in the eastern hill districts, have lost their election deposits in their own bastion after failing to secure even 10% of the votes in the elections. Such an election result was unexpected as popularity of such parties has been on the rise in the region of late.

ILAM, July 12: Ethnicity-based fringe parties, which have their stronghold in the eastern hill districts, have lost their election deposits in their own bastion after failing to secure even 10% of the votes in the elections.

WARSAW, Poland,  July 10: Authorities in eastern Poland say that a second World War II bomb has been found during road works, a day after thousands of people were temporarily evacuated to allow for the removal of the first bomb.

ILAM, July 6: A few days before the second phase of local polls, Nepali Congress' (NC) Ilam district Secretary Khagendra Dewan claimed that his party would sweep all ten local units of the district. His prediction didn't materialize as the result was exactly the opposite of what they were expecting.

ILAM, June 24: Identity politics that held sway in  nine hill districts in the eastern part of the country at the time of the first Constituent Assembly (CA) elections in 2008 has now largely faded away.

MAHENDRANAGAR, June 4: With the peak summer season in full swing, the rising temperatures in eastern and mid Tarai region including Dhanusha has disrupted normal life.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Eastern Region has crashed out from the ongoing Prime Minister Cup One Day National Cricket Tournament on Friday.

BEIRUT, May 26: A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, state media and an observer group reported Friday, and the U.N. human rights chief said civilians are increasingly paying the price of escalating attacks against the Islamic State group in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Nepal Police Club defeated Eastern Development Region by nine wickets in the one-day Prime Minister Cup Cricket Tournament today.

PANCHTHAR, March 22:  Rising Star Season 2, a talent hunt contest, is taking place in the eastern hill districts.

Wins for Eastern, Western regions

March 3, 2017 22:00 pm

ITAHARI, March 3: Eastern Region and Western Region have made winning starts to the Prime Minister Cup Women's National T20 Cricket Tournament defeating Central Region and Mid-Western Region respectively in the opening day of the competition on Friday.

BEIJING, Feb 2:  Nine people were buried in the collapse of a group of homes in eastern China on Thursday morning, a Chinese rescue official and state media reported.

NEW DELHI, Feb 2: At least eight policemen were killed in a land mine blast suspected to have been carried out by Maoist rebels in their stronghold in eastern India, police said Thursday.

PATNA, India, Jan 14: At least 21 people drowned and a dozen others were missing after their overcrowded boat capsized in a river in eastern India, police said Sunday.

A car bomb blast killed at least 12 people and wounded 50 others at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday, police and medical sources said.

PATNA, India, Dec 30: An official said Friday that at least six workers have been killed and at least six others remain trapped in a coal mine in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand.

APF, Eastern Region to vie for gold

December 26, 2016 21:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Departmental team Armed Police Club (APF) and Eastern Region have fixed the final clash of women's T20 cricket tournament under the Seventh National Games winning their respective semifinal matches played at the DVM School ground in Itahari on Monday.