KAPILVASTU, Oct 21: Police have recovered illegal sal wood hidden in a pond at Chhapiya, Ward 1 of Kapilvastu. The timber is said to be worth more than Rs 200,000.

Dead body of man found

October 3, 2021 10:39 am

KAPILVASTU, Oct 3: The dead body of Madhav Belwase, 55, son of Rukmagat Belwase of Banganga-7 Motipur has been found near Laxmanghat Bridge in Banganga Municipality of Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 11: The number of cases of divorce has increased in Kapilvastu since the implementation of the new civil code. According to the new civil code, men can also file for divorce. This has led to an increase in the number of divorce cases.

Three caught with red panda hides

August 13, 2021 16:07 pm

KAPILVASTU, August 13: Police have arrested three people in possession of two red panda hides from Baral Hotel, Restaurant and Lodge in Banganga Municipality-9 in Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 13: A man has been arrested with the contraband brown sugar hidden in a face mask from Bijaynagar Rural Municipality-4, Kapilvastu.

KAPILVASTU, Nov 19: The family of a teenage girl in Mankhoriya village of Mayadevi Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu district has claimed that the girl was murdered after a gang rape on November 14.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 24: A dead body has been found in Gobarhawa Bishwa River in Vijayanagar Rural Municipality, Kapilvastu district. The body has been identified as that of Ram Samuj Tharu, a local of the area.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 22: A teacher from Kapilvastu who was at large after allegedly raping a girl was arrested on Sundary, nearly four months after the incident.

Woman found dead in pond in Kapilvastu

September 18, 2020 19:53 pm

KAPILVASTU, Sept 18: A woman was found dead in a pond at Bichali Bhadehar in Yashodhara Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu district.

Kapilvastu reports two new COVID-19 deaths

September 14, 2020 13:29 pm

BUTWAL, Sept 14: Kapilvastu district has reported two more cases of fatalities due to the coronavirus infection. Two patients from Chandrauta succumbed to this deadly disease recently.

KAPILVASTU, Sept 2: A COVID-19 patient from Kapilvastu died while undergoing treatment at Butwal COVID-19 Special Hospital on Wednesday.

District records highest number of cases in Province 5

KAPILVASTU, Aug 27: A COVID-19 patient passed away while undergoing treatment at Corona Special Hospital in Butwal on Wednesday night.

KAPILVASTU/ DOLKHA, Aug 23: The district administration offices (DAOs) in Kapilvastu and Dolkha have extended the ongoing prohibitory orders in the districts owing to the rising risk of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of late.

After Taulihawa, Krishnanagar reports community transmission

KAPILVASTU, Aug 16: The lockdown order enforced in Kapilvastu to curb  further spread of COVID-19 has been extended for one more week.

KAPILVASTU, Aug 7: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kapilvastu, has suspended all services in the district except the essential ones until August 16 to stop the spread of coronavirus.

KAPILVASTU, Aug 6: After witnessing COVID-19 transmission at the community level, the local authorities in Kapilvastu have enforced curfew for the coming 10 days.

KAPILVASTU, Aug 6: The community level transmission of COVID-19 is feared in Kapilvastu after 25 fresh cases were detected on Thursday morning.

KAPILVASTU, June 4: Twelve more people have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday in Kapilvastu district. With this, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 patients in the district has reached 414.

Of the total infected patients, 378 are India returnees

KAPILVASTU: Two journalists have contracted coronavirus in Kapilvastu district.

KAPILVASTU, May 11: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kapilvastu, has sealed off the district for a week from Monday (May 11) 5 pm to Sunday (May 17) midnight owing to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the district.

KAPILVASTU, May 11: Kapilvastu district alone has 15 cases of COVID-19 now, following the confirmation of 10 new cases on Monday by the Ministry of Health and Population.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal reported ten more COVID-19 cases on Monday morning.

Lockdown a boon for timber smugglers

April 13, 2020 07:57 am

ARGHAKHACHI, April 13: The ongoing lockdown has proved to be a boon in disguise for timber smugglers, according to locals of Kapilvastu and Arghakhachi. A huge number of Sal trees from the government and community forests of the two districts have gone missing recently, they say. Following this, the district forest division office has started patrolling the sensitive areas.

Unidentified group torches vehicles

March 5, 2020 12:32 pm

KAPILVASTU, March 5: An unidentified group has set two JCV excavators and a Scorpio SUV on fire at Lohoraula of Bijayanagar rural municipality in Kapilbastu district last night, police said.

CHANDROTA, Feb 7: Province-5 Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Forest and Environment has put conservation of historical, religious and tourism area Shivagadhi of Kapilvastu on top priority.

KAPILVASTU, Oct 31: A person has died after police opened fire to take control of the situation as locals staged protest breaching the curfew order in Krishnanagar.

KAPILVASTU, August 11: An unidentified group set fire on government vehicle which was used by the chief of rural municipality in Kapilvastu last night at 10 pm.

KAPILVASTU, April 27: Crusher plant operators along the Bandganga riverbank in Kapilvastu district have been reportedly influencing the court to delay the decision on cases related to the encroachment of the land previously occupied by the river.

KAPILVASTU, April 13: Province 2 and Sudurpaschim Province have dominated in the men’s and women’s wrestling under the Eighth National Games held in Kapilvastu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, March 8: Crackdown continued on leaders of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Thursday with the police seizing several weapons including two sub-machine guns during an operation in the outfit chief Netra Bikram Chand’s village in Kapilvastu.

Two dead in road accident

December 5, 2018 11:49 am

TAULIHAWA, Dec 5: Shyam Yadav of Kusma, Kapilvastu municipality-9 was killed when a tractor he was traveling in met with an accident last night.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 4: Chairman of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the government has taken the current decade as the foundation decade for socialism.

Provincial Assembly candidate shot dead

November 25, 2018 07:25 am

KAPILVASTU, Nov 25: Dipendra Chaudhary, a youth leader and an independent candidate for the Provincial Assembly from Kapilvastu, was shot dead following a dispute with a local on Friday evening. Dipendra, 35,  of Sudhodhan Rural Municipality-4 was killed near his residence along the Lawani-Hathihawa road.

KAPILVASTU, Nov 24: Dipendra Kumar Chaudhary aka Raja Babu, the Independent candidate of the last year's provincial elections from Kapilvastu, was shot dead by the unidentified gunmen on Friday night, police said.

Fire destroys five houses in Kapilvastu

November 10, 2018 13:03 pm

KRISHNANAGAR, Nov 10: Fire spread from a burning candle destroyed altogether five houses at Shivaraj municipality-10 in Kapilvastu district on Saturday night.

KAPILVASTU, Oct 23: Life is slowly getting back to normalcy in Krishnanagar, following clashes in the main business hub of Kapilvastu.

Curfew lifted in Krishnanagar

October 22, 2018 13:12 pm

KAPILVASTU, Oct 22: The district administration in Kapilvastu has lifted the curfew it had imposed in Krishnanagar until 5 PM today.

KAPILVASTU, July 22: Fursat Ali Dhuniya, 75, a farmer of Bhagwanpur village, planted paddy in three bighas of his farm three weeks ago. Due to incessant rainfall in the area and inundation by a nearby river in the area, the farm is now mostly submerged. He dreads that his family’s efforts and investment is going to go waste.

TAULIHAWA, March 6: More than a million tourists, including Buddhist pilgrims, visit Lumbini -- the birthplace of Buddha - every year. However, Buddha's natal town Kapilvastu still awaits visitors despite lying just 59 kilometers away from Lumbini.

KAPILVASTU, Feb 23: The latest archaeological excavation carried out under the aegis of the Department of Archaeology has discovered that Kapilvastu has the highest number of archaeological sites in the country. It has identified 136 archaeological sites in the district.

BARDIYA, Jan 3: Normal life in the districts of western Nepal, including Bardiya has been affected by the increasing cold triggered by thick fog and cold wave.

KAPILVASTU, Jan 3: Two women have disappeared from Jitpur in Kapilvastu district since over two weeks, their family members said. The missing women have been identified as Gita Gurung, 22, of Baksispur and Radha Nepali Pariyar of Bhalabad.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 8:  The left alliance is leading the vote count in two of the total three constituencies, while the democratic coalition in the rest.

Kapilvastu elections (in pictures)

December 7, 2017 15:53 pm

Kapilvastu election

KAPILVASTU, June 18: At least 10 people sustained injuries as a bomb exploded at Gajeda Chowk of the Badganga Municipality of Kapilvastu district.

Inferno kills toddler in Kapilvastu

April 28, 2017 19:08 pm

KAPILVASTU, April 28: A toddler died in an inferno on Friday at Shivapur of Shuddhodhan Rural Municipality-5 in Kapilvastu district.

KAPILVASTU, Jan, 1: The District Education Office has decided to close the district based community schools following increasing cold from today. The mercury has plummeted in the Tarai region these days due to the cold wave and the occurrence of thick fog.