KANCHANPUR, April 15: Over the past nine months, the Kanchanpur police have taken action against 216 individuals, including 12 women, for drug addiction and trafficking offenses.

DODHARA CHANDANI (Kanchanpur), Feb 2: The national-level sports competition took place in Kanchanpur after a hiatus of 12 years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Minister for Foreign Affairs NP Saud has said that the family members of 115 Nepali nationals, who joined the Russian army, have applied for government assistance to rescue them.

MAHENDRANAGAR (Kanchanpur), Jan 3: The 3rd Chief Minister Cup Men's National Volleyball Tournament will be held in Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur from January 28.

KANCHANPUR,  Nov 29: Kanchanpur, the district in the Far-west province, has never got a cricket coach from the National Sports Council (NSC), but it continues to shine in national cricket, thanks to the image earned by local players.

Kanchanpur district bans plastics

November 10, 2023 10:05 am

BEDKOT (KANCHANPUR), Nov 10: The District Administration Office, Kanchanpur has banned the use of plastic weighing less than 40 micron. It has also banned the sale and distribution of the plastic made garlands.

Elephant found dead in Kanchanpur

August 17, 2023 10:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: A wild elephant lost its life after becoming trapped in a safety tank located in Kanchanpur.

KANCHANPUR: A total of 255 people including 12 women involved in drug dealing and addiction have been arrested in 11 months of the current fiscal year  in Kanchanpur district.

MAHENDRANAGAR, May 15: As many as 39,258 women and men have so far received vaccines against COVID-19 in Kanchanpur during its campaign for 'booster dose'.

KANCHANPUR, May 1: Two people died in separate road accidents in Kanchanpur on Sunday.

KANCHANPUR, April 30: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Narayan Prakash Saud has said the country's economy is robust.

BEDKOT, April 27: The structures built illegally by encroaching upon the no-man's land along the Nepal-India border in Kanchanpur district are being removed.

KANCHANPUR, April 8: The Kunda Sub-Division Forest Office has installed CCTV cameras for monitoring tigers after big cats began to enter human settlements in the southern area of Kanchanpur district.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 10: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Damodar Bhandari has said that the proposed dry port in Dodhara Chandani would be built soon.

Student killed in bus-hit in Kanchanpur

December 16, 2022 14:52 pm

Kanchanpur, Dec 16: A student died after being hit by a bus in Bedkot Municipality-7,  Kanchanpur on Friday.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 25: CPN-UML candidate Tara Lama Tamang has won the election to the member of House of Representatives (HoR) from Kanchanpur-1.

KANCHANPUR, August 31: Kanchanpur district has witnessed an increasing risk of dengue virus outbreak. According to the District Health Office, high risk is looming large in the district with the detection of mosquitoes' larva that can transmit the dengue virus.

KATHMANDU, August 30: The cases of drug abuse and smuggling have increased sharply in the past three years in Kanchanpur. Youths carrying the drugs such as brown sugar, charas, and nitro vet are arrested on a daily basis.

Flood enters  Kanchanpur settlement

August 3, 2022 12:50 pm

KATHMANDU, August 3: The flooded Chaudhar River has entered the Sarkiparki village of Bedkot Municipality-4 in Kanchanpur.

Infant dies in house collapse

June 30, 2022 12:08 pm

KANCHANPUR, June 30- In Kanchanpur, a newborn died after her home collapsed. Karishma Khunna, a four months old baby, was killed when her house collapsed in Bedkot Municipality-5 on Wednesday.

MAHENDRANAGAR, May 23: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Padam Bogati has won the mayoral post in Bhimdatta municipality of Kanchanpur. He secured 15,882 votes while closest contender Mahesh Prasad Pant of CPN-UML got 6,141 votes.

KANCHANPUR, April 18: Inflation of vegetables has increased in Kanchanpur district due to the lack of availability of vegetables in markets following a decline in local production in recent periods.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Police arrested Ram Bilas Rana, 26, of Laljhadi Rural Municipality-2 in Kanchanpur on Sunday night on the charge of murdering his own father, Kothaggu Rana, 42.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 26: The population of the crane, a bird that lives in wetland areas, is in decreasing trend in Kanchanpur district, compared to the past. The number of this bird has started to decrease with shrinking wetland areas. Ornithologists say the loss of habitat is the main reason for the declining crane population every year.

One killed in elephant attack

December 12, 2021 12:10 pm

KANCHANPUR, Dec 12: Khagiraj Rana, 45, of Dhakka Camp in Laljhadi Rural Municipality-6 died after being attacked by an elephant last night.

MAHENDRANAGER, Dec 1: As many as 2,473 families displaced during the expansion of the Shuklaphanta National Park (SNP) in Kanchanpur district have been waiting for a permanent solution to their pressing problem - lack of legally registered houses.

KANCHANPUR, Oct 24: The Non-Resident Nepali Association has reached out to flood and landslide victims in Kanchanpur district with relief packages.

Viral fever cases up in Kanchanpur

August 19, 2021 10:44 am

MAHENDRANAGAR, August 19: Viral fever is taking its toll in Kanchanpur district. Many health institutions in the district are overwhelmed by a surge of viral fever patients, said health workers.

KANCHANPUR, July 25: Three years have shot by since the Nirmala Panta rape and murder case shook the entire nation. Although an investigation committee was formed to go probe the case, they have not been able to solve the case so far.

KANCHANPUR, June 21: The flood in Mahakali River bordering Nepal and India and local Bhujela River entered a human settlement at Bhimdatta Nagar Municipality-12 in Kanchanpur district, displacing scores of locals.

KANCHANPUR, June 16: The Agriculture Inputs Company Limited (AICL) Office Kanchanpur is set to provide chemical fertilizer by limiting its quota. The Kanchanpur Branch Office is determining the percentage of 30 metric tons of fertilizer to be received from the AIC Province Office and distributing to all nine local levels accordingly.

The local administration announced legal action after it received complaints about people belonging to the non-targeted age group arriving at the vaccination center to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is currently being administered to people who fall in the age group of 62 to 64 years.

KANCHANPUR, April 7: Health problems like eye infection and allergy have increased among the locals of Kanchanpur due to air pollution.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 1: The District Returning Office Kanchanpur has stepped up its task of updating voters' roll at all local levels here.

Two die in motorcycle collision

January 15, 2021 10:51 am

MAHENDRANAGAR, Jan 15: Two persons died in a motorcycle collision at Krishnapur of Kanchanpur district Thursday night. While two persons died while undergoing treatment at local hospitals, two others were severely injured in the incident that occurred along the East-West Highway yesterday, according to the District Police Office, Kanchanpur.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 17: The mobility of migratory birds has started increasing in the rivers, lakes and wetlands of Kanchanpur district.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Oct 31: Police have recovered three dead bodies from Malumela Jungle of Krishnapur Municipality-4 and Mahakali River of Kanchanpur on Saturday.

KANCHANPUR, Sept 29: The Kanchanpur office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has seized the documents of Patan Municipality Office in Baitadi district.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Despite the World Health Organization (WHO) questioning the Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits as unreliable for detecting COVID-19, the government has started their trial use in two districts of Sudur Paschim Province.

KATHMANDU, April 6: As Nepal recorded the first locally-transmitted case of COVID-19 on Saturday, there is a growing concern about a likely outbreak should a mass testing campaign not be rolled out soon.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is preparing to conduct rapid mass testing for Covid-19 in three districts – Kailali, Kanchanpur and Baglung.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The government has further tightened the measures against coronavirus as the crisis entered the second phase with the confirmation of the first locally transmitted case in Kailali district on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepali district authorities have closed border points with India after coronavirus cases and deaths rise in India. The administrations of the districts bordering India temporarily sealed the border points from Sunday morning after thousands of people entered Nepal from coronavirus-affected Indian cities on Saturday. They were alarmed after cases of the deadly virus have been rising in India in recent days.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Two people were killed in a road accident that occurred here last night.

BHIMDATTANAGAR, Feb 25: Nepalis entering India via the Gaddachauuki transit on the Nepal-India westernmost border in Kanchanpur district are required to wear masks as per the edict of the Indian border security personnel.

Three held with 11-kg hashish

February 7, 2020 12:40 pm

BHIMDATTANAGAR, Feb 7: Nepal Police have busted three people with three kilograms of contraband hashish from Bhimdutta municipality-3, Bhashi of Kanchanpur.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 1: Sugarcane farmers have been compelled to sell sugarcane at the price set by the sugar mills instead of the floor price set by the government at Rs 536.56 per quintal, which includes the government subsidy of Rs 65.28 per quintal.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 19: The government handed over an integrated settlement for freed Haliya in Kanchanpur district on Sunday.

KAILALI, Jan 8: Winter rains and cold waves, as well as the outbreak of Dadhuwa disease (blight), have damaged potato crop in Kailali and Kanchanpur district.

Durga Devi in digital violence maelstrom

November 28, 2019 14:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The 16 days of activism against gender-based violence is currently unfolding in over 180 countries, and Durga Devi from a small village in western Nepal feels the connection as she has been at the receiving end for so long.