NEPALGUNJ, Oct 3: Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city has brought seven buses into operation along various routes in the sub metropolis.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 29: Bakhat Bahadur BK and his wife, spotted near the Indo-Nepal border in Nepalgunj on Saturday afternoon, were all smiles. The couple was coming home from Himachal Pradesh of India for celebrating Dashain with their family members at home. “It feels so good to return home. We planned the return for many months. Now that we are on our way, we are really feeling great,” said Bakhat, a local of Chanute village of Surkhet.

SURKHET, Sept 7: Police held two persons from Nepalgunj as part of their investigation after 37 cows were found dead in various places of Surkhet.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 5: Nepal-India friendship bus service will be operated from Nepalgunj to Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state of India.

SURKHET, Sep 5: A probe committee formed by Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City has started investigating the death of two dozen Dailekh bound cows after reportedly being pushed off cliffs along the road.

Hundred cows sent back to Nepalgunj

August 31, 2019 14:55 pm

SURKHET, Aug 31: Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan city has received one hundred cows back on Friday night which were left stranded in Birendranagar.

MUGU, Aug 27: Passengers have been left in the lurch when a Twin Otter aircraft of Nepal Airlines has shut its flight service from Nepalgunj to Mugu without any prior information since May 9 this year.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav said that that Bheri Zonal Hospital of Nepalgunj would be upgraded to a specialized hospital of state 5.

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 15: Stray cattle have become a significant source of worry for the locals of Nepalgunj these days.

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 5: Two hundred and ninety-six community schools and Madrasas (Muslim schools) in Bardiya have been incorporated in the National Early Grade Reading Program ( NEGRP).

RANJHA, August 4: The Bheri Hospital at Nepalgunj is witnessing the increasing number of kidney patients visiting hospital for dialyses services.

NEPALGUNJ, July 10: Several wards of the Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City have been inundated because of its dysfunctional sewerage system and heavy rainfall in the recent days.

NEPALGUNJ, July 6: A pharmacy in Nepalgunj has been found selling expired medicines to patients.

Heavy downpour inundates Nepalgunj

June 24, 2019 10:41 am

NEPALGUNJ, June 24: Torrential rainfall on Sunday inundated various parts of Nepalgunj Metropolitan City. The heavy downpour resulted in waterlogged streets at Gharbaritole, Dhambojhi, Surkhetroad, Belaspur, New Road, Ganeshpur, Bankegaun, Koreanpur, Bhrikutinagar, Sadarline among other places as the accumulated water could not get an outlet to flow.

BANKE, June 13: Construction of the under-construction dry port in Nepalgunj has taken a slow pace, thanks to apathy of Indian side.

BANKE, June 8: Minister for Urban Development Mohamad Ishtiyak Rai has said preparations are on to plant 10 thousand trees in Nepalgunj to alleviate the sweltering heat in the area. The minister announced this plan while addressing a program here today.

BANKE, June 4: The hype generated by the eighth national games held in Nepalgunj has not died down even a month after the event. The week-long games organized by the National Sports Council (NSC) ended up gifting several physical infrastructures for the development of sports in Province 5. But on the flip side some wrongdoing by the organizing committee has also come to light.

NEPALGUNJ, June 1: There are 1,197 drug abusers in Nepalgunj sub-metropolis. This was revealed in a preliminary survey carried out by seven organizations working against drug abuse in the district.

NEPALGUNJ, May 24: Thunderstorm from light to moderate accompanied with gusty winds and lightning has been forecast at some places of eastern and central regions and at a few places of the western region today due to the impact of western low pressure system.

BANKE, May 10: A heat wave has affected life in some western Tarai districts including the city of Nepalgunj. Nepalgunj recorded highest maximum temperature of 43 degrees Celsius so far on Thursday, according to the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Nepalgunj.

NEPALGUNJ, May 9: The Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City has forwarded construction task by prioritizing significant projects of development with an objective of developing Nepalgunj as the best model city.

PARSA, April 29: The laying of underground petroleum pipeline from Motihari, India to Amlekhgunj, Nepalgunj is taking place in a high pace.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Province 5 in a penalty shoot-out to reach the football final of the Eighth National Games in a semifinal match played at Nepalgunj Stadium in Nepalgunj on Tuesday.

Soaltee Westend Premier was formally inaugurated on Tuesday by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli.

NEPALGUNJ, March 19: The official schedules for forthcoming 8th National Games are still undecided despite the inauguration of media center and release of official ‘jingle’ at Nepalgunj sports stadium on Monday. The major sports event of the country has already been postponed twice.

19 women rescued from trafficking

February 25, 2019 16:31 pm

RANJHA, Feb 25: Nineteen Nepali women who were being taken towards India probably for trafficking were rescued from the Nepalgunj border.

DOLPA, Feb 21: Susmita Shrestha of Tripurasundari Municipality-1, of Dolpa was on cloud nine after hearing that she will one day be able to catch a vehicle from her doorstep. It was her dream to travel to Nepalgunj by taking a vehicle from her own locality.

DOLPA, Feb 21: Susmita Shrestha of Tripurasundari Municipality-1, of Dolpa was on cloud nine after hearing that she will one day be able to catch a vehicle from her doorstep.

Sushil Koirala Prakhar Cancer Hospital

February 19, 2019 05:00 am

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 19: Considered to be a promising development in the field of cancer treatment, the Sushil Koirala Prakhar Cancer Hospital (SKPCH) was established in Khajura of Banke last year. To enable the hospital to provide quality services, it was provided with millions-worth infrastructures and equipment.

BANKE, Nov 15: The morning flights to and from Ranjha Airport, Nepalgunj could not take place today due to poor visibility following the fog in the region.

RANJHA, Nov 12: Locals have initiated efforts for the expansion of Nepalgunj-based Ranjha Airport as a regional international airport.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Altogether nine individuals lost their lives in  road accidents  in Rukum (West), Rupandehi, Nawalparasi(East), Bara, Chitwan and Dhading districts.

BANKE, Nov 9 : Abdul Wahid Mansuri ‘Chunna’ is a Muslim. Although a Muslim, he enjoys every festival celebrated by the Hindus. A native of Nepalgunj, Chunna has been putting on tika during the Dashain and Tihar, the biggest and second biggest festivals respectively of the Hindus, since the last 20 years.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct. 25: Mayor of Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City Dr Dhabal Shumsher Rana has provided his salary and allowances to a social organization for a social cause.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The government is revising the design of integrated check posts (ICPs) at Nepalgunj and Bhairahawa, realizing the need for sufficient spaces at the customs point to accommodate large volume of goods.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Soaltee Westend Premier of Nepalgunj has received 'Best Debut Green Hotel' during the 14th Hospitality India & Explore the World Annual International Travel Awards held in India last week.

Soaltee Westend Premier based in Nepalgunj has received an award called ‘Best Debut Green Hotel’  during the 14th Hospitality India & Explore the World Annual International Travel Awards held in India recently.

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 7: At least six people lost their lives while 17 others sustained injuries when a microbus collided head-on with a truck near Muguwa River of Raptisonari Rural Municipality-2 in Banke district on Saturday morning.

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HUMLA, Oct. 5: The private airlines companies that used to operate their flights to Humla from Nepalgunj and Surkhet airports now have shifted their attention to the eastern belt of the country seeking more profits during the festive season.

BANKE, Sept 27: Normal life in the western city of Nepalgunj was affected for lack of regular power supply for a week now.

No hospital in East Rukum, locals suffer

September 22, 2018 02:10 am

RUKUM, Sept 22: A month ago, Hira Khadka of Sisne Rural Municipality-6, Rukumkot, suffered from fever. She went to a nearby health post for treatment but unfortunately, there were no health workers and medicines there. As a result, she had to return home carrying some commonly available drugs. A few days later, her family members were compelled to take her to Nepalgunj as her fever started getting worse.

Football Academy to open in Nepalgunj

September 4, 2018 12:15 pm

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 4: A football academy is to be set up at Bishalnagar, Dhamboji in Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Nepal Army Chief Rajendra Chhetri inagurated a new Army Hospital at Ranjha, Nepalgunj of Banke district on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Buddha Air has received permission from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to operate scheduled flights to New Delhi from Nepalgunj. The privately-owned carrier had applied to CAAN, seeking permission for fight operation on June 23.

NEPALGUNJ, July 7: Building of new sports infrastructure at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke, is going on in full swing in view of the upcoming Eighth National Games scheduled to be held here coming December.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The rescue operation of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar from different parts of India stranded at Hilsa and Simikot is under way since last Monday. Out of more than fifteen hundred pilgrims, 1,225 pilgrims have been airlifted and brought down to Nepalgunj and Surkhet stated Indian Embassy, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Former King Gyanendra Shah has reached Nepalgunj along with his family members on Wednesday evening.

NEPALGUNJ, July 2: Dozens of houses  in Nepalgunj have been inundated due to monsoon which is taking place since Sunday night.

NEPALGUNJ, June 30: Two people died from electric shock as a high tension electric wire got snapped and hit a house at Mehbanpur of Raptisonari Rural Municipality-6 in Banke.