Fuel availability normal

March 18, 2020 12:45 pm

BIRATNAGAR, March 18: Petroleum Dealers Association Koshi chapter has urged consumers not to go after rumours of a shortage of fuel. The Association has also requested consumers not to hoard petroleum products, more than required, based on the baseless rumour that the border points with India would shut down.

Mirjang Bridge shut down again

January 11, 2020 09:07 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 11: The Mirjang bridge of Jogbani has been closed from Thursday as the Indian side has closed it for the second phase of maintenance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Police have rescued a girl who was being taken by traffickers to India from the Nepal-India border near Jogbani area on Tuesday.  Police suspect human sacrifice may be the motive for trafficking the girl.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The country’s second integrated check post (ICP) in Biratnagar is set to come into full operation from the next month, as the infrastructure in the Nepali side is at the final stage of construction, according to Nepal Intermodal Transport Development Board.

DHARAN, Oct 17: It has already been more than a decade since the government started constructing the Koshi Highway connecting Jogbani in the southern border to Kimathanka in the northern border. But there has been no sign of progress so far.

Four children rescued from Jogbani

September 24, 2018 05:15 am

ITAHARI, Sept 24: Four children of Itahari were rescued from a bordering town of India from the clutches of suspected human traffickers.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 26: A traffic congestion along the diversion road near Jogbani border has increased after the vehicular movement was banned to pass through the Mirgunj Bridge.

BIRATNAGAR, June 14: Three Nepalis were killed after being crushed by a train at Nepal-India border Jogbani on Tuesday evening.