ILLAM, Feb 25: Death of chicken in bulk in the district has worried farmers. One thousand two hundred chickens died on Sunday and Monday alone, causing losses worth over Rs 450,000, said a poultry trader Binod Pokharel. The chickens in question have shown illness, he said. The chickens died due to the Newcastle disease, said the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Expert Centre, Ilam.
TAPLEJUNG, Feb 9: An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred at 7:35 this morning with its epicenter at Olangchungola of Phaktanglung Rural Municipality in Taplejung district, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center.
SUNSARI, Dec 14: A man was killed in an elephant attack in Sunsari on Monday morning. The deceased has been identified as 28-year-old Pramod Yadav, a local resident of Shreepurjabdi area of Koshi Rural Municipality-7.
BIRATNAGAR, July 24: The distribution of national ID card has begun in Morang district. Morang District Coordination Committee chief Naresh Pokharel and Biratnagar metropolis deputy mayor Indira Karki jointly opened the registration service for ID card amidst a programme at the District Administration Office on Thursday.
SUNSARI, July 18: Two including a policeman were injured in the Ghuski area of Sunsari district when police fired shots on a group of smugglers to seize smuggled goods in their possession on Friday night.
KHOTANG, July 1: Khotang District Hospital has brought digital x-ray service in operation for the first time. This is expected to make services in the hospital efficient. The hospital had only a manual x-ray machine earlier.
PANCHTHAR, June 6: Ten red pandas in the jungles of Sandakpur area of Ilam district have been fitted with radio collars. The collaring attached to six female and four male red pandas is expected to supply the authorities even the minute information on the activities of these shy and rare creatures.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Ambassador of Japan to Nepal SAIGO Masamichi on Wednesday signed a grant contract with Nona Koirala Smriti Pratisthan to build a health training center and emergency shelter in Biratnagar metropolitan city.
KHOTANG, Oct 15: Drought victims of eight wards in Halesi Tuwachung Municipality of Khotang were distributed food recently. The local government took the step to distribute food and make the people aware about food storage by conducting a program.
ITAHARI, Sept 22: Madhuri Sah (name changed), 17, always loved to go to school when she was a kid. She was active in extra curricular activities and loved to have fun with friends. Everything was going normal until one day when her parents decided to get divorced.
TAPLEJUNG, Aug 21: About 35 megawatt of hydroelectricity from eastern Nepal is being connected to the national transmission line soon. This includes 9.9 megawatt from the Iwa Khola and 25 megawatt from the Kaveli B-1 hydropower projects.
BIRATNAGAR, July 2: Construction of view tower in their localities might or might not have interested people at all, but it is indeed emerging as a great interest of all three tiers of governments. As a result, a number of view towers are either already under construction or are in the planning. The craze toward tall infrastructures is so vivid that towering statues of several gods and goddess, cows, Buddha and many other icons are in the offing.
Mundum is an orally passed down heritage of the indigenous Kirat people which guides their rites, culture, and life in lieu of written religious texts. Khotang, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu and Okhaldhunga in Eastern Nepal are the primary domains of the mundum following Kirat people.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Known as the Rhododendron capital of the Himalayas, Tinjure-Milkhe-Jaljale (TMJ) forest complex in eastern Nepal has long been plagued by significant conservation issues that threaten to destroy the very charm of the beautiful landscape.
ILAM, Oct 25: The government is working to set up an immigration office at the Pashupatinagar checkpoint in Ilam district to allow foreign tourists to enter Nepal through the checkpoint. Local entrepreneurs said the checkpoint would hugely benefit the tourism sector in eastern Nepal.