BIRATNAGAR, June 28: Locals of Buddhanagar of Biratnagar-18 have been successful in stopping an Indian company from digging the no man's land by using a bulldozer.

BANKE, May 10:  As India is constructing an embankment like road next to the no man's land, locals living across the Rapti River in Narainapur are having sleepless nights. India has been constructing the road by blocking the natural flow of water the river in the process of extending the 'border road' which covers 1,752 km distance from east to west.

No man's land turning into a cowshed

January 28, 2018 03:00 am

KOHALPUR, Jan 28: One thing that comes to our minds when we talk about international borders is tight security. However, the no man's land between Narainapur-4, Ghodadauriya of Banke district of Nepal and Asarniya-8 of Indian district Shravasti, has been turned into animal sheds for years.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 11: The area belongs neither to Nepal nor to India. Around 70 small huts are seen Nepal side of the border and similar huts can be seen on the other side. Residents living in these huts on the Nepal side belong to the Mushahar community (who fed on mouse for survival). The area is near to Manasisnera Municipality - 9.

Rich man’s election

November 8, 2017 01:30 am

A friend of mine disclosed that a mayoral candidate in the mid-west region he was canvassing for had spent Rs 15 million in campaigning.

Kusunda man’s foray into politics

July 19, 2017 08:20 am

DANG, July 18: An interesting thing happened at the Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City’s office on Monday and locals present at the scene were delighted to witness it. A member from the Kusunda community was taking oath of office along with other members of the newly sub-metropolis’s executive team. Dhan Bahadur Kusunda was the center of attraction.

We heard the newly elected metropolitan members have envisioned smart cities with monorails running on elevated trails and the citizens being facilitated with the smart toilets. Ok, granted. It is pleasant to hear plans that provide people a blissful living in city areas. It is a dream of every citizen to live in problem-less and, spotlessly clean city that is in perfect harmony with latest technology.

CHITWAN, June 13: With paddy plantation season nearing, farmers of Chitwan are busy preparing seedbeds to sow paddy seeds. Most of them are sowing seeds of one or two varieties. But Chandra Prasad Adhikari, a local farmer, has sowed 103 varieties of paddy seeds in his seedbeds.

GAUSHALA, Feb 2: Indian officials have directed the authorities concerned to dismantle concrete roads and drainage constructed recently by the Indian side along the no man's land between Matihani in Nepal's Mahottari and India's Madhubani area.

A man’s world

December 29, 2016 23:29 pm

There was a time when a man who spent too long in the bathroom was met with a level of scorn and suspicion often reserved for politicians. Times have changed but even now it’s easy to feel bemused by the overwhelming amount of advice, opinion and small pots filled with expensive goop in the market. Presenting some concerns men have about their appearance and how they take care of them. It’s time to steal their secrets and reap the benefits.

ILAM, Oct 27: Nepal's southern neighbor India, which has already built dozens of illegal structures in the Dasgaja area (no man's land) along the eastern border, has now started building a monastery encroaching upon the no man's land near Pashupatinagar-4 of Ilam district.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 5: People have formed a human chain in the no man’s land near Jamunaha checkpoint in Nepalgunj on the occasion of National Day against Human Trafficking on Monday.

Astonished surgeons in India have successfully removed 40 metal knives from a man who had swallowed them because he liked the taste of cutlery.

MUGLING, Aug 3: It is an open secret that the Mugling-Narayanghat road is in a sorry state and very little has been done to help matters.