Son allegedly murders father in Jhapa

November 27, 2023 15:18 pm

SURINGA (JHAPA), Nov 27: A man here has allegedly murdered his father by attacking him with a weapon.

JHAPA, Nov 24: Eighty-one varieties of paddy have been produced in a single block of field in Jhapa.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Former King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is going to Jhapa this afternoon for the unveiling of a statue of the Great King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the founder of modern Nepal.

DAMAK (Jhapa), Nov 16: A man was killed and another was injured when a motorcycle hit a buffalo near Shahid Gate at Kamal Rural Municipality-3 in Jhapa district on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The latest data shows that the number of people who go abroad for foreign employment is the highest in Dhanusha district. From the beginning of the current fiscal year (FY) 2023/24 till Ashoj (mid-September to mid-October), a total of 7,822 people went to work abroad from Dhanusha.

JHAPA, Oct 11: The lifeless body of an adult elephant was found this morning in the Kamaldham wetland area, situated in Bhadrapur Municipality-2 within the Rampokhari Community Forest.

Motorcyclist dies in road mishap

September 9, 2023 15:48 pm

Damak (Jhapa), Sept 9: A person died in a road accident at Kamal rural municipality in Jhapa district on Saturday.

JHAPA, July 14: Two persons died in two separate road accidents in Jhapa district last night.

Elderly killed in elephant attack

July 3, 2023 12:27 pm

JHAPA, July 3: A wild elephant crushed an elderly to death at Mechinagar Municipality-10 Monday morning.

Elephant dies in Jhapa

May 22, 2023 10:08 am

JHAPA, May 22: A female elephant has been found dead in Adarsha Community Forest at Charchabari in Buddha Shanti Rural Municipality-3, Jhapa.

JHAPA, April 22: An elderly person was trampled to death by an elephant at Buddhashanti rural municipality-5 in Jhapa district this morning.

BANIYANI, March 1: American armyworms, also called the fall armyworms, have attacked the maize crop at some places in Jhapa district.

JHAPA, Feb 3: Two people died this morning when two trucks collided in Shivasatakshi Municipality-1, Dharampur, police said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: A Shree Airline plane that took off from the Nepalgunj Airport in Banke for Kathmandu has landed at Chandragadhi Airport in Jhapa.

Who is new Speaker Ghimire?

January 19, 2023 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Devraj Ghimire has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Ghimire got 167 votes and was elected to the crucial post.

Two killed in Jhapa road mishaps

December 2, 2022 11:57 am

Two persons died in separate road accidents in Jhapa district last night.

Rice production rises  in Jhapa

November 28, 2022 10:15 am

JHAPA, Nov 28: Productivity of rice has increased in Jhapa district. Although the area for rice plantation was shrunken this year, the production continued rising, according to Sagar Bista, Chief of Agriculture Knowledge Center in the district.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 20: A dispute has arisen at a polling station based at Shishu Sudhar Basic School in Buddha Shanti Rural Municipality-3 of Jhapa district.

MORANG, August 31:  A patient hailing from Gauriganj, Jhapa, who is undergoing treatment at Nobel hospital, Biratnagar, jumped off the second floor of the hospital on Wednesday morning.

A man died of electrocution in Jhapa

August 26, 2022 13:47 pm

JHAPA, August 26: Lal Bihari Kamat, 55, of Biratnagar Metropolitan City-1 of Morang died due to electrocution.

Oli to stay in Jhapa for three days

August 19, 2022 08:46 am

JHAPA, August 19: At a time when the ruling parties and some other political parties are working to forge an electoral alliance in the upcoming Federal and Provincial Assembly polls, the CPN-UML Chairman, KP Sharma Oli has said his party was ready to face such an alliance in the upcoming polls.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Bishwa Prakash Sharma has announced that he will contest the election from his home district Jhapa.

Two children drowned in Kankai canal

August 12, 2022 10:18 am

JHAPA, August 12: Two children died while swimming in the Kankai canal at Shivasatakshi Municipality-9 in Jhapa district on Thursday.

Four arrested with brown sugar

August 11, 2022 16:05 pm

KATHMANDU, August 11: The police have arrested four people with the illegal drug brown sugar from three separate places in Jhapa. According to Basant Pathak, spokesperson for the District Police Office, Jhapa, an Indian citizen from Bhadrapur, one from Birtamod and two from Damak were arrested with brown sugar on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Chairman of the CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli is going to interact with the activists and voters of Jhapa Constituency 5 for three days. Oli will participate in the program of the Nepal Oppressed Ethnic Liberation Society, Birtamod on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: In Kachankawal Rural Municipality-5 of Jhapa, three teenage girls were found dead, hanging from the same tree on Sunday morning. Three teenage girls working in Sunkoshi Tea Garden were found hanging from the same tree.

JHAPA, July 9: A total of five persons have lost their lives in wild elephant attacks in Jhapa in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Infections from ‘Nairobi fly’ have been found in three municipalities of Jhapa district. The victims of the infection are from Mechinagar, Arjundhara and Birtamode municipalities.

DAMAK, June 28: The swollen Chanju River in Kamal rural municipality-5 of Jhapa district has intensified the erosion around the river bank. As a result, as many as six houses in the locality are at risk of inundation.

JHAPA, June 24: A suspicious object has been found at the entrance of the house of CPN-UML Jhapa Chairman Deepak Karki at Gauradaha Municipality-3.

JHAPA, June 19: One of the major commercial hubs of Jhapa– Birtamod Municipality– has developed a five-year periodical plan. Municipality has formulated planning for the long-term development with the arrival of the newly-elected people’s representative from the local level election held earlier last month.

JHAPA, June 7: A photojournalist, Durlabh Roy Chaudhary, of Kolkata of West Bengal, India, is in Jhapa jail for the past seven months on the charge of carrying fake currency.

DAMAK, May 1: Police arrested 86 persons accused of rape in 106 incidents of rape in Jhapa in the last 10 months.

JHAPA, May 18: CPN-UML candidate Rajendra Pokharel has been elected the mayor while Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Asha Shivakoti registered her win as the deputy mayor of Kankai municipality in Jhapa.

JHAPA, March 22: Thirty-six political parties including the Mangol National Organisation have been registered at the District Election Office, Jhapa, to contest in the upcoming local level elections.

JHAPA, March 12: A weeklong mass campaign on drug consumption against elephantiasis has began in Jhapa from today.

MECHINAGAR, Feb 12: A fire broke out at Mansha Thai foods in Duhagadhi of Jhapa's Mechinagar Municipality-14 Saturday morning. The fire has not been extinguished yet.

JHAPA, Febb 4: Property worth millions of rupees was turned into ashes after a fire broke out on Thursday in a shoe factory at Mechinagar Municipality in Jhapa district.

JHAPA, Jan 31: A senior citizen of Mechinagar Municipality-13 died this morning after being attacked by a wild elephant. The deceased has been identified as Khamba Singh Karki, 75, of Jhapa, according to the District Police Office.

Wild elephant kills elderly in Jhapa

January 26, 2022 11:12 am

BANIYANI, Jan 26: An elderly died in a wild elephant attack at Damak-3, Dumse of Jhapa on Tuesday evening. Ganesh Adhikari, 62, of Damak-6, Golatar died in the wild elephant attack.

Woman worker dies in brick kiln

January 23, 2022 11:01 am

JHAPA, Jan 23: A woman worker died at Star Brick Factory in Kachankawal Rural Municipality-5 of Jhapa district.

Woman dies in LPG cylinder explosion

January 6, 2022 12:22 pm

BANIYANI, Jan 6: A woman died and 12 others were injured while dousing a fire that engulfed a house at Mechinagar Municipality-7, Peepalchowk in Jhapa on Wednesday.

Two killed in road mishap

December 16, 2021 12:45 pm

JHAPA, Dec 16: Two people were killed when a bus and a motorcycle collided head-on at Durgapur in Kankai Municipality-7 of Jhapa district on Wednesday night.

One killed in road accident

December 11, 2021 13:45 pm

JHAPA, Dec 11: One person was killed while five others were injured in a road accident at Triveni Chowk in Bahardashi Rural Municipality-3 today morning. The deceased has been identified as Pramod Chandra Upreti, 34, of Bhagudubba in the same ward.

Motorcyclist killed in a jeep crash

December 10, 2021 10:00 am

DEUKHURI, Dec 10: A person has been killed when a Bolero jeep hit a motorcycle in Dang district.

Elephant menace in Jhapa

December 10, 2021 09:36 am

DAMAK, Dec 10: Wild elephants have panicked the people at Simle of Kamal Rural Municipality-5 in Jhapa district.

Nine cases of dengu reported in Jhapa

December 4, 2021 18:40 pm

JHAPA, Dec 4: A total of nine dengue patients have been found in two local levels in Jhapa district recently. Five cases were reported in Birtamode Municipality and four in Mechinagar Municipality, according to the record maintained at the Department of Health at Birtamode Municipality.

Two arrested with 147 grams of brown sugar

September 28, 2021 12:08 pm

JHAPA, Sept 28: Police have arrested two youths from Birtamod Municipality of Jhapa in possession of a large quantity of brown sugar and cash.

Couple injured in fire dies

September 21, 2021 13:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Rom Khanal, 45, and his wife Durga, 43, of Ilam Municipality-5 living in Jhapa, died last night while undergoing treatment.

UML Chair Oli in Jhapa

September 14, 2021 14:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has reached his home district Jhapa for the first time after stepping down as the prime minister and the party split.