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.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Former King Gyanendra Shah is all set to visit Mid-western region of Nepal next week.

NEPALGUNJ, June 5: Buddha Air has officially announced that it would start scheduled flights between Nepalgunj and New Delhi from March 1, 2019.

NEPALGUNJ, April 8: People often do weird things to become successful overnight, but many a times their dreams come crashing down to the ground. In want of earning quick money, they not only lose the money they have, but also invite bad consequences. Many Nepalgunj denizens have experienced it when their dreams to earn big money in a short time were shattered.

Hotel management study in Nepalgunj

March 28, 2018 10:03 am

KOHALPUR, March 28: Soaltee Pvt Ltd that has been running colleges in Kathmandu, Itahari, Bandipur and Pokhara has now established Gate Vocational Western Technical College in Nepalgunj.

NEPALGUNJ, March 5: It became a real challenge for the consumers of Usha Greenery Community Forest (UGCF) to retrieve 49.44 cubic feet long Sal logs from smugglers who were preparing to load the timber in their tractor at around 10 pm on Friday.

NEPALGUNJ, Mar 4:  It became a real challenge for the consumers of Usha Greenery Community Forest (UGCF) to retrieve 49.44 cubic feet long Sal logs from smugglers who were preparing to load the timber in their tractor at around 10 pm on Friday.

Nepalgunj collects Rs 57.1 m in revenue

February 25, 2018 16:23 pm

BANKE Feb 25: Nepalgunj Sub Metropolitan City has collected Rs 57.1 million in revenue until mid-February of the current fiscal year 2017\18.

Bus overturns, injures 13 in Nepalgunj

February 4, 2018 10:45 am

NEPALGUNJ, Feb 4: Thirteen people sustained injuries after a passenger bus lost control and met in an accident at Agaiya of Banke district.

Nepalgunj youths’ love of photography

January 20, 2018 10:25 am

BANKE: Every Saturday as many as 18 young photo enthusiasts set to explore Nepalgunj city. Through their lenses, they capture lifestyle, people, culture, tradition and nature among other subjects of their interest in Nepalgunj.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Buddha Air will be expanding its direct flight services in the domestic network. It has already started operating direct flights from Pokhara – Bharatpur – Pokhara, and Pokhara – Bhairahawa – Pokhara since 15 September 2017, and has also been operating direct flights to Biratnagar – Tumlingtar – Biratnagar since 12 June 2011.

DUNAI, Dolpa, Dec 18: Flights from Nepalgunj airport to western part of the country including Dolpa have become irregular for the past one week due to thick fog with the start of winter season.

Budha wins Nepalgunj marathon

November 22, 2017 07:19 am

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 21: Durga Bahadur Budha of Jumla won the third edition of the Nepalgunj Marathon on Tuesday.

Budha wins Nepalgunj marathon

November 22, 2017 07:19 am

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 21: Durga Bahadur Budha of Jumla won the third edition of the Nepalgunj Marathon on Tuesday.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 15: Political parties have been breaching the election code of conduct by extorting funds from local traders and businessmen.

KOHALPUR, Oct 31: The storage capacity for milk in Nepalgunj is insufficient to receive all milk produced in the far-western and mid-western regions, officials of Nepalgunj Milk Distribution Project, which is under Dairy Development Board, have said.

NEPALGUNJ, Sept 24: Every year, Abdul Wahid Mansuri of Nepalgunj celebrates Dashain along with his Hindu friends. His friend Subash Gyawali who belongs to a non-Muslim family invites him to the celebration of the greatest festival of Hindus at his home which is in Belaspur.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) has established its regional association Nepalgunj. Issuing a statement, the apex body of hotels in Nepal said that the 13-member executive committee of Hotel Association Nepalgunj is led by Ashit Shamsher JBR -- the owner of Hotel Sneha.

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 2: Nepalgunj Prison is built to accommodate at the most 300 inmates. However, over 700 prisoners have been squeezed into it for a long time now. They cannot sit, move, or sleep properly, the prisoners lament.

NEPALGUNJ, July 21: Excessive heat has taken its toll in this city in Banke, affecting daily activities of the locals.