ITAHARI, August 31: A newly-constructed settlement for Musahars has been seemingly left useless for the past two and a half years as the target beneficiaries are reluctant to inhabit the settlement citing various reasons. The Musahar community for which the shelters were built argued that their consent was not sought beforehand and that the newly-built settlement lacks facilities.

KATHMANDU, August 15: Rabi Lamichhane, chairman of the National Independent Party, has said that the current politics on garbage disposal is a game to discredit Mayor Balendra Shah of Kathmandu Metropolitan City by not allowing him to manage the waste of Kathmandu. He said this while speaking at a Province 1 meeting of his party in Itahari.

ITAHARI, July 30: Police have arrested two people on charge of rape in Itahari.

ITAHARI, June 3: The road from Tarhara in Itahari to Dharan is currently being expanded as a direct ‘link’ road with China and India under the Trade Route Improvement Project. However, the work is taking place at a plodding pace which has caused suffering among the people.

ITAHARI, June 13: The wild leopard that entered Ekata Tole of Itahari Sub Metropolitan City has been brought under control after six and a half hours.

ITAHARI, June 13: The locals are terrified after a leopard entered Ekata Tole of Itahari this morning.

Poudel elected Itahari Mayor

May 22, 2022 09:38 am

ITAHARI, May 22: Nepali Congress candidate Hemkarna Poudel has been elected the mayor of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City. He won the election to the post with 33,049 votes, beating his closest rival Yam Kumar Chongbang Subba of the CPN-UML, who got 28,031 votes.

ITAHARI, May 7: Residents of Itahari staged a protest outside the Apex Hospital on Friday night, accusing its doctors of the death of a sick patient because of their negligence. The family of the deceased and locals pelted stones demanding action against the doctors involved.

Two injured in explosion in Itahari

March 29, 2022 12:00 pm

BIRATNAGAR, March 29: Two people were injured when an improvised explosive device went off at Nawajagriti Tol of Itahari Sub-metropolis-2 at around 10PM on Monday.

ITAHARI, Feb 9: As much as 8.296 kilograms of silver, being smuggled into Nepalgunj from India has been confiscated by the Armed Police Force (APF) from a motorcycle with the number plate (UP 32 EK 8196) from Uttar Pradesh (India) during the course of vehicle inspection on Tuesday.

ITAHARI, Dec 23: As the number of drug users and smugglers are increasing, drug smuggling business is also flourishing currently. While the drug trade is booming, those involved in trafficking have resorted to various methods of smuggling and selling these drugs.

Neighbor stabs a man to death

September 25, 2021 09:52 am

ITAHARI, Sept 25: Raju Thapa, 22, of Sunaulo Basti in Itahari Municipality-3 died on Friday evening after his neighbor stabbed him with a knife.

ITAHARI, July 19: Student leaders of Sunsari district have urged the government to ensure fast distribution of vaccination to all students and academic professionals working for upcoming examinations.

ITAHARI, May 16: At a time when the people suffering from COVID-19 are struggling to get oxygen cylinders, elected representatives of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City have assured locals about the adequate availability of medical oxygen supply in Itahari.

Man murdered in Itahari

March 30, 2021 11:21 am

ITAHARI, March 30: A man was murdered cold-bloodedly in Sunsari district on Monday. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Sunsari Nagendra Karki said that Keshav Karki of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-2 was killed after piercing his body by a metal rod while he was sleeping.

MORANG, Oct 9: Police have arrested a person from Itahari of Sunsari district on the rape charge.

ITAHARI, March 24: Hoteliers of Itahari have decided to close all hotels and lodges in the city for 10 days.

ITAHARi, Feb 28: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Purna Chandra Thapa has inaugurated the first military hospital in the east part of the country here in Itahari at the premises of East Division Headquarters of Nepal Army today morning.

ITAHARI, Feb 23: Otherwise bustling settlements of Damartakka of Itahari-10 wore a deserted look on Saturday afternoon. Local denizens ceased to go to their working stations, while families grouped themselves together in one or more of the houses in the locality.

ITAHARI, Feb 7: The National Youth Policy Review and Youth Vision-2025 task-force has made public its concept paper.

ITAHARI, Feb 2: The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve here is organising the tourism festival, aiming at bringing in 100 thousand tourists. The 11-day festival is scheduled to be inaugurated by Chief Minister of State-1 Sherdhan Rai, at Laukahi of Sunsari this afternoon.

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: MetLife Nepal has opened two new agency offices in Itahari and Katari of Province 1.

15 Protestors arrested in Itahari

July 20, 2019 19:13 pm

ITAHARI, July 20: 15 protesters were arrested from Itahari during a protest for the cancellation of the public service commission advertisement on Saturday.

ITAHARI, May 24: The officials of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City on Thursday boycotted their work, protesting against Mayor Dwarika Lal Chaudhary who has been accused of beating a ward secretary a day ago.

BIRATNAGAR, April 6: In a bid to make government services accessible to the people living in all corners, Province 1 government is planning to fix its capital in a 40-kilometer area scattered in various districts. This area will cover certain parts of Biratnagar, Itahari, Gothgaun, Biratchowk, Dharan among others and will be called the 'Greater Birat Development Area'.

ITAHARI, April 5: Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club has entered the final of the ongoing third Manmohan Duhabi Gold Cup football tournament defeating Jhapa’s Kakarbhitta Football Training Center 3-0 in Itahari on Thursday.

Dauphins into Duhabi Gold Cup semis

April 3, 2019 08:47 am

ITAHARI, April 3: In a battle of two foreign football clubs at Duhabi Stadium in Itahari, Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club overcame India’s Royal Club West Bengal 3-2 in a thrilling quarterfinal match of the 3rd Manmohan Duhabi Gold Cup football tournament on Tuesday.

ITAHARI, Jan 27: Mechi Netralaya Kakarbhitta Training Center has advanced into the semifinals of the second Madan Bhandari Gold Cup Football Tournament with a 4-3 tiebreaker win over Cameroon’s Dauphins Family Football Club in Itahari on Saturday.

ITAHARI, Dec11: Goods, raw materials and equipment worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.

ITAHARI, Nov 7: Property worth over Rs 20 million was reduced to ashes after a fire broke out in the market place in Sunsari district on Wednesday afternoon.

ITAHARI, Sept 21: An unidentified group of assailants allegedly from neighboring India shot dead a school headmaster in Bhutaha area of Sunsari district on Thursday morning.

ITAHARI, Sept 4: Water tested in 16 different districts in eastern Nepal suggests that people have been drinking contaminated water.

Snakebite cases on the rise in Itahari

August 26, 2018 03:30 am

ITAHARI, Aug 26: With each passing year, the number of people seeking treatment for snakebite at the Community Snakebite Treatment Center (CSTC) of Itahari has been increasing. In the four months after the beginning of the Nepali New Year, 810 patients have come to the center to get treated for snakebites.

ITAHARI, July 6: At a time when the cases related to gender-based violence are still taking place in the country, the Department of Women and Children organsied has a programme to reduce such cases at Itahari today.

ITAHARI, April 28: A massive fire tore through the Ghana Bazaar at Paruhang intersection in Itahari sub metropolitan city – 4 of Sunsari district destroying four houses and inflicting a loss of around Rs 10 million last night.

ITAHARI, April 2: Eight months ago, several villages of Itahari were severely affected by floods that killed nine and left over 500 people homeless. In the immediate aftermath of the flooding, the victims started living in school and other community buildings.

ITAHARI, Sunsari, Jan 27: The Three Star Club defeated the Manang Marsyangdi Club 1-0 in the finals of Madan Bhandari Memorial Itahari Gold Cup in Itahari on Saturday.

Itahari Gold Cup: NAC into semi-final

January 22, 2018 19:21 pm

ITAHARI, Jan 22: Nepal Army Club (NAC), Itahari has entered the semi-final of the Madan Bhandari Memorial Itahari International Gold Cup Football tournament.

ITAHARI, Jan 9: Two girls of the same family in Itahari have died due to suffocation caused by smoke on Sunday.

IOFTC to be held in Itahari

December 28, 2017 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The 12th International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship (IOFTC) is set to be hosted in Itahari of Sunsari on January 1 and 2.

Itahari flood victims demand embankments

December 27, 2017 05:30 am

ITAHARI, Dec 27: Khadak Bahadur Bhujel, a flood victim from Itahari MuMunicipality0, is nowadays bothered with the absence of embankment in the nearby Budhi River. Four months ago, the same river had made him and dozen others homeless.

ITAHARI, Nov 27: Itahari Sub-metropolitan City has formed an internal committee to probe procurement of CFL bulbs worth Rs 10 million.

ITAHARI, Nov 23: The office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has seized all documents held by the Itahari sub-metropolis related to procurement of CFL bulb sets acting on a complaint of corruption of over Rs 6 million in the deal.

ITAHARI, Oct 17:  The devastating floods which struck the country two months ago rendered hundreds of families homeless. In the wake of the flood-wreaked havoc, Itahari Sub-Metropolitan city has decided to manage immediate shelter for 35 displaced families of Itahari ward no-3.

ITAHARI, July 14: A massive fire at the main marketplace of Itahari Sub Metropolis – 6 in Sunsari district has inflicted a loss estimated at around Rs 65 million.

Tuborg Classic launched in Itahari

July 13, 2017 03:30 am

KATHMANDU July 12: Gorkha Brewery has announced the launch of 'Tuborg Classic' -- a strong beer with Scotch Malts -- in Itahari.

ITAHARI, July 7: Sajha Party, which took part in the first phase of local election as a debutant, emerged largely successful in the capital, despite all the odds.

ITAHARI,July 7: CPN-UML mayoral candidate Dwarika Lal Chaudhari has emerged victorious in the race for the mayor of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City.

ITAHARI, July 3:  CPN-UML is  taking lead in Itarahi Sub Metropolitan City in the second round of local elections.