JHAPA, Sept 5: The Nepali Congress (NC) unanimously elected the party’s leadership in 55 wards of Jhapa district in the lead up to the upcoming 14th General Convention of the Nepali Congress. Regional representatives and ward level chairpersons and other office bearers have been unanimously elected in 131 wards while conventions are underway in other wards, according to chief of the party's District Publicity Department Krishna Humagain.
KATHMANDU, August 8: The Paramount Hospital (Nursing Home) in Siliguri, India has kept hold of a four months old baby of Mechinagar Municipality-10 after the baby's parents could not pay the hospital charges.
JHAPA, July 29: Ten local governments in the district have reported that they were at high risk of COVID-19. The local levels of Mechinagar, Haldibari, Buddhashanti, Kankai, Kamala, Damak, Gauradaha, Shivasatakshi, Arjundhara and Birtamod have resorted to restriction to contain the spread of coronavirus.
JHAPA, Aug 7: A man was killed in an elephant attack here in the wee hours today. The Area Police Office, Damak has identified the deceased as Rohit Regmi,58, of Tukre of Kamal Rural Municipality-5, Jhapa.
BANIYANI, April 30: Four houses have been gutted in a fire occurred in the Bhutanese refugee camp of Beldangi, Jhapa. The fire broke out from hut no 260 belonging to Tikaram Chapagian this morning, said spokesperson at District Police Office, Mahendra Kumar Shrestha.
BANIYANI, April 26: More than 200 Nepali citizens are currently living near the bordering region of Jhapa waiting to return home. They are stationed at neighboring Indian market towns like Galgaliya, Pani Tanki, Naxarbadi and other areas, according to Nepal Red Cross Society, Jhapa president Lok Raj Dhakal.
JHAPA, April 18: A huge quantity of green tea leaves has gone to waste in Jhapa due to the nationwide lockdown implemented by the government against the COVID-19 crisis. The loss is around 6 million kilos.
BHADRAPUR, March 15: Tourist areas in Jhapa, the district in Province 1, are exuding dismal look these days. It has been over 15 days that religious and historic sites in the district such as Kichakbadha, Krishna Thumki, Arjundhara Jaleshwordham, Shibasatakshidham, Domukha, Jamunkhadhi, Bansbari, and Kalika wetland site have seen no arrival of internal and foreign tourists as the coronavirus ( COVID-19) poses a global health threat.
BHADRAPUR, Feb 6: The District Monitoring Committee has drawn a conclusion that most of the crusher industries are being illegally operated in Jhapa. In keeping with the conclusion, efforts are also being initiated to immediately shut such industries.
DAMAK, Jan 5: Fifteen street children were rescued from Damak of Jhapa district on Saturday. The children were rescued under the campaign of the State government to make State no.1 free of street children.
DAMAK, Nov 9: Police on Tuesday morning impounded four trucks with 50 bulls which were being taken to Jhapa from Morang. A joint team of Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force had arrested the drivers and taken the trucks under control at 4 am. According to the security forces, the bulls were being taken to India.
DAMAK, Nov 3: A shift from regular electricity to solar power has come as a relief for residents of Gauradaha in Jhapa district. Locals who had to pay a minimum of Rs 130 per month on electricity bills now have to pay Rs 105 only, thanks to the installation of a solar-powered water pump in their locality. Of the paid amount, Rs 5 will be used for the payment of the community water tap.
DAMAK, Nov 3: An electric wire fence, which was set up without permission from the local administration to prevent elephants from entering human settlements, claimed the lives of two individuals in Buddha Shanti Rural Munipality-4 of Jhapa on Saturday.
JHAPA, Sept 14: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said people's faith and trust on the Communist movement is further deepening and a Communist government will lead the country for the next 50 years.
PANCHTHAR, June 2: Police have arrested Padma Tamang, the mastermind of murdering a 15-years old teenage girl, from Damak, Jhapa. A special team of the police arrested Tamang while working in a hotel in Damak.
JHAPA, April 26: Two persons died in separate incidents in Jhapa in the past 24 hours. Umesh Hingmang, 40, of Nagi-6, Panchthar and currently living at Kankai municipality-1 was severely injured after a government vehicle hit his bicycle at Durgapur of Kankai-1 along the East-West Highway.