SAPTARI, July 7: The Saptari District Court has slapped a three-month imprisonment on a school teacher for his involvement in sexually abusing his female student. He was also fined Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000 in compensation to the victim for the offense.
SAPTARI, May 19: A woman has been elected the mayor for the first time in Saptari district. Geeta Chaudhary of the Nepali Congress has been elected the mayor of the Surunga Municipality by securing 7,292 votes in the local level election held on May 13.
SAPTARI, May 14: Voting process that was suspended at two polling centers at Janata Secondary School polling station, Hariraha of Dakeshwori Municipality-2 in Saptari district following disputes would take place on Sunday.
LAHAN, Dec 14: A woman died and four other people sustained injuries in a clash between two groups that erupted while some people were fishing in a public pond at Bode Barsain Municipality in Saptari district on Sunday night.
SAPTARI, Sept 16: An adolescent rape victim in Saptari district committed suicide on Tuesday after failing to get justice. The victim has been identified as a 17-year old girl from Dakneswori Municipality-7 in the district.
SAPTARI, Aug 18: Saptari district has extended the prohibitory order for 15 more days to discourage the activities involving people's gathering in order to contain the increasing cases of coronavirus infection. The local authority would however organize awareness programmes to reduce the virus spread.
LAHAN, July 24: Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Hospital in Rajbiraj, Saptari, has been sealed off after a patient who is undergoing treatment at the emergency ward tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Friday.
RAJBIRAJ, Jan 24: Water is hardly seen in Khado River except during the monsoon. During rainy days, it swells and floods wreak havoc in the nearby villages time and again. The river flows through several parts of Saptari district in Nepal, and it also touches villages of Bihar, India. It is the responsibility of the authorities of both the countries to free people of the fears of floods and ensure their safety. Locals say, ‘nobody’ is however concerned over their plights.
RAJBIRAJ, Jan 21: Chairperson of Agnisair Krishna Sabaran Rural Municipality-1, Saptari died in a motorbike accident last night. Ward chair Sushil Kumar Chaudhary,38, lost his life in the fatal accident, confirmed the Area Police Office, Kanchanpur.
SAPTARI, Dec 24: Dipping temperature and cold wave have affected normal life in the tarai districts. Several schools have declared holiday while flow of patients at hospitals has remarkably increased. According to the district education office, over 102 schools have been shut down due to excessive cold.
RAJBIRAJ, Sept 20: On Thursday, the eve of the Constitution Day, Nawal Kishor Sah, the social development minister of Province 2, led an anti-constitution march in the district of Saptari where leaders and cadres from his party, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), displayed black flags to mark the day as a “black day”.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Vivek Sah, who owns a sweet shop in Barmajiya, Saptari, has taken part in the National Cottage and Small Industrial Expo for the first time. His family has been selling peda, a popular sweet made out of milk, branded as 'Bajeko Peda', for more than five decades.
RAJBIRAJ, April 27: Three people died in separate road accidents that took place in Saptari along the East-West Highway today. One person died and eight others were injured when a passenger bus overturned after hitting a truck at Ward no. 9 of Kanchanrup municipality.
RAJBIRAJ, April 13: The senior-most citizen Raghu Baharkher, who was 131 years old, died on Friday. The resident of Tirahut rural municipality-1 in Saptari district, Baharkher spent his life involving in livestock farming, according to a local Mukesh Yadav.
RAJBIRAJ, Feb 17: Two persons were killed when a truck skidded off the road, hitting a roadside tree at Agnisaire Krishnasawaran Rural Municipality of Saptari district along the East-West Highway today. Another one was injured.
SAPTARI, Dec 4: A local leader at Chinnamasta Rural Municipality in Saptari district has been arrested on the charge of fleecing millions of rupees from a local woman and raping her in a false hope of getting her husband out of jail.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 14: Devotees observed the Chhath festival by making offerings to the setting sun on Tuesday. The festival of goodwill and faith will come to an end after they make the final offering on Wednesday morning.
SAPTARI, Oct 22: A person died while seven others were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident Monday in Saptari along the East-West Highway. The bus, Ba 4 Kha 4470, slid off the road and fell five meters down at Devdhar of Shambhunath municipality-7, killing Deepak Rai, 45, of Kavrepalanchowk, the Saptari police said. Rai was the driver's assistant.
SAPTARI, Oct. 4: An Agriculture Knowledge Centre has been established in Rajbiraj district by the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of the Province No. 2 to provide services to the farmers of Saptari and Siraha districts.
RAJBIRAJ, Sept 3: Police have arrested yet another Indian businessman in Saptari on the charge of obtaining a fake Nepali citizenship. Three Indians have been arrested by police in the last five months in the district for possessing fake citizenship certificates.
SAPTARI, Aug 30: Over 500 houses in villages of Saptari district, where floods wreaked havoc on Monday night, are still submerged in water. Victims are staying in open areas without proper food and clean drinking water. The water level has not receded even on the third day of disaster.
SAPTARI, Aug 29: Floods wreaked havoc in some villages of Saptari district affecting over 500 families. Floods entered in settlements of Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality and Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality and forced many residents out of their houses. According to the Hanumannagar Area Police Office, floods had submerged over 500 houses by Monday midnight.