THE WEEK IN PICTURES

September 21, 2019 18:40 pm

The Week in Pictures for the week September 15-21, 2019.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Buddha Air is making preparations to launch a maiden flight to Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 29: Seven decades after the Sapta Koshi Bridge construction, families that provided land are yet to be compensated. The Indian government had acquired thousands of bighas of registered lands some 73 years back.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 28: The Saptari District Prison here is accommodating thrice the number of inmates than its normal capacity.

5 die in Saptari bus accident

November 23, 2018 22:14 pm

SAPTARI, Nov 23: At least five passengers have died in a bus accident at Hanuman nagar of Inaruwa along the Rajbiraj road section on Friday evening.

RAJBIRAJ, June 23: In less than a week, three persons including two women have been murdered in Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari.

Locals elated to see plane at the airfield after a decade

RAJBIRAJ, May 8: A boy was killed and 19 others sustained injuries in a tractor accident at Bhardaha of Saptari along the east-west highway on Monday evening.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 11: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jitendra Narayan Dev, has said that the Rajbiraj airport will resume operation from April. Earlier, during a visit to Rajbiraj in his home district Saptari, Dev had committed that the airport would start operation from November.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 25: The 15th International Maithili Conference has concluded in Rajbiraj, issuing the Rajbiraj Declaration containing a 13-point demand which includes making Maithili as the language of official use in Province 2.

Around one million looted in Rajbiraj

October 10, 2017 15:02 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 10: A man was robbed of around one million in cash this afternoon at Rajbiraj, Siraha. An unidentified man looted Mohammed Ijala a Miya, resident of Nahar chowk of Maleth in the Rajbiraj Municipality-9 while on his way to the Citizen's Bank to deposit the amount he had withdrawn from the Rajbiraj-based Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) earlier, police said.

RJP wins Rajbiraj municipality

September 27, 2017 21:55 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 27:  Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal has won mayoral post in Rajbiraj Municipality. Shambhu Yadav of RJP-Nepal secured 4,774 votes and confirmed the post.

RAJBIRAJ, August 6: An explosion from a pressure cooker bomb hidden in a road depression at an inner road section of Surunga municipality – 6 injured four police personnel travelling on a police van last night.

RAJBIRAJ, June 14: Cadres of the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal that has come to the street demanding an amendment to the constitution before the second-phase local-level election have taken some 55 election officers deputed in the district under control.

Rajbiraj losing its former charm

June 10, 2017 08:51 am

RAJBIRAJ: The country’s first planned city, Rajbiraj is losing its charm to mass profusion, unmanaged drainage systems and ubiquitous pollution. Previously, a symbol of planned development, the city is on the verge of losing its former identity – walkways and vehicle lanes have now turned into public defecation sites, if not official dumping sites.

SAPTARI, March 7: A group of  people has vandalized the vehicle belonging to Janakpur Regional Office of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Rajbiraj on Tuesday morning.

UDMF takes out torch rally in Rajbiraj

February 22, 2017 11:20 am

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 22: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) on Tuesday evening took out a torch rally in Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari, to protest the government's announcement of the date to hold the local level election.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 10: Cadres of agitating Madhes-based parties attempted to disrupt the second national convention of Nepal Revolutionary Peasants Association (NRPA), the sister wing of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) in Rajbiraj, Saptari.

Hand grenade found in Rajbiraj

January 20, 2017 15:26 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 20: A stray grenade was found in mysterious circumstances this morning at Rajbiraj Municipality – 1, Saptari.

RAJBIRAJ, Nov 11: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Distribution Centre – Rajbiraj has arrested two dozen individuals involved in electric power hooking from various locations in Saptari.

Burglary in campus in Rajbiraj

September 30, 2016 09:23 am

SAPTARI, Sept 30: An unidentified group has burglarized a campus at Rajbiraj in Saptari district on Thursday night.