SARLAHI, June 19: The dead body of a woman has been found in Laukath, Barahathawa Municipality -12, Sarlahi.

RAUTAHAT, June 7: A large amount of illegal marijuana has been seized in Sarlahi district. A team from Nepal Police and Armed Police Force (APF) seized over 16 quintals of marijuana in the district.

BARAHATHAWA, April 22: Although most of the local levels in Sarlahi district are working towards ensuring cent per cent enrollment of children in schools in the new academic year, around 8,000 children are still out of school owing to various reasons.

SARLAHI, April 15: In Ishwarpur Municipality, Sarlahi, Pramod Shah, a former member of parliament (MP) from the Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP), was attacked and beaten up. The incident occurred around 11 PM on Sunday when Shah and his workers, Rajendra Mahato and Ravi Paswan, were returning home after irrigating their corn crop.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Bharat Kumar Thapa, the mayor of Bagmati Municipality in Sarlahi, is facing corruption allegations after a case was lodged against him.

SARLAHI, March 19:  In Sarlahi, the police shot and arrested two Indian criminals with weapons.

Lalbandi Mahotsav kicks off

February 23, 2024 11:35 am

SARLAHI, Feb 23: The first Lalbandi Mahotsav (fair) has started at Radhakrishna stadium in Lalbandi Municipality, Sarlahi. The fair is aimed at promoting the local market and enhancing tourism. The fair will continue until March 5.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The District Court, Sarlahi, has ordered the authorities concerned to take forward the investigation against Ram Bahadur Bamjan, the controversial self-proclaimed ascetic, by keeping him in police custody.

SARLAHI, Jan 7: The protestors are continuing their demonstration in Barahathwa, Sarlahi. Although the local administration has issued a curfew order, the demonstration is being carried out in defiance of the order.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has constituted a 3-member committee to probe the death of an individual in Barahathawa, Sarlahi.

RAUTAHAT, Jan 6: Curfew has been lifted in Barahathawa of Sarlahi.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The local administration of Sarlahi District has imposed a curfew in order to take the situation under control following the death of a demonstrator on Friday.

SARLAHI, Jan 5: A person was killed in police firing during a clash regarding a hospital in Barahathwa Municipality of Sarlahi.

SARLAHI, Dec 23: Two of the three sugar mills in Sarlahi have come into operation. Indushankar Sugar mills, the country's largest sugar mill, in Harion and Mahalakshmi Sugar Mills in Bagdah have started crushing sugarcane for the current season.

Elderly killed in bus-hit in Sarlahi

November 16, 2023 13:36 pm

SARLAHI, Nov 16: An old man has died after being hit by a bus in Harion of Sarlahi district.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 28: The police have taken under control the dead body of a woman who was about to be cremated in Sarlahi.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Narayan Kaji Shrestha, has said that the government is serious about the incidents taking place in the districts of the Madhes province, including Sarlahi.

Indefinite curfew clamped in Malangawa

September 22, 2023 10:51 am

MALANGAWA (Sarlahi), Sept 22: An indefinite curfew order has been enforced in the district headquarters of Sarlahi, Malangawa. The curfew order was issued since 10:00 pm last night until further notice after two communities clashed while immersing the idol of Lord Ganesh, Chief District Officer of Sarlahi Indra Dev Yadav said.

121 new TB patients found in Hariwan

September 16, 2023 09:05 am

SARLAHI, Sept 16: A total of 121 new tuberculosis patients have been found in Hariwan municipality of Sarlahi.

Viral fever and dengue cases up in Sarlahi

September 15, 2023 16:15 pm

SARLAHI, Sept 15: Cases of viral fever and dengue have been increasing in Sarlahi district for the past few days. The number of patients visiting private and government health facilities to avail treatment has been growing lately.

Sarlahi, Aug 31: Four local levels of Sarlahi district have failed to unveil their budget for the current Fiscal Year (FY) 2023/24.

MALANGWA, Aug 9: At least two people have been reported killed in floods triggered by incessant rains in Sarlahi district.

LALBANDI, July 30: A joint team of the Armed Police Force (APF), Nepal and the Indian Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has demolished the human settlements built illegally in the no man’s land in Sarlahi district.

SARLAHI, July 26: An investigation officer reportedly died in a motorcycle accident at Khoriya Tole of Ishwarpur Municipality-9 in Sarlahi.

RAUTAHAT, June 14: Locals are agitated following the death of a person in the collision of a motorbike (JA 2 PA 6452) with a Scorpio having an Indian number plate (BR 39 P 2459) at Khoriyatol, Ishwarpur Municipality-9 on Tuesday. Mahendra Mahato Sudi, a former chairman of Chandra Nagar Rural Municipality, was on board the Scorpio when it hit the motorbike.

RAUTAHAT, June 11: As temperatures are rising across the country, incidents of fire have been frequently reported in Rautahat and Sarlahi districts. A fire broke out in two houses, one each in Rautahat and Sarlahi on Sunday.

SARLAHI, June 11: Two women have been allegedly killed in the name of dowry in Farhadwa-3 and Lakshmipur-6 of Haripur Municipality in Sarlahi district.

Sky cycling launched in Sarlahi

June 4, 2023 14:25 pm

KATHMANDU, June 4: Sky cycling has been launched over the Bagmati fish pond (Bharat Lake) that is under-construction at Bagmati Municipality-4 and 12 in Sarlahi district.

RAUTAHAT, May 11: In a chilling case of human brutality, the dead body of a man has been found with its head detached from the torso in Sarlahi district on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Business registration and renewal has not improved in Lalbandi municipality of Sarlahi.

Two killed in road mishap

April 20, 2023 16:36 pm

SARLAHI, April 20: Two persons were killed on the spot in a road accident along the East-West Highway at Lalbandi Municipality-6.

RAUTAHAT, April 9: A gang involved in making counterfeit notes is found active in Sarlahi amid suspicion that the business of counterfeit Nepali rupees was flourishing in the southern parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Five people died in road accidents in different parts of the country on Tuesday. The Kathmandu Valley Traffic Police Office said that 16 people were injured in these accidents.

RAUTAHAT, Dec 16:  One person died and another one was injured in a road accident in Sarlahi on Friday. According to the police, the accident occurred when a tractor collided head on with a motorcycle coming from the opposite direction.

RAUTAHAT, Dec 12: It has been seen that the exploitation of natural resources has gone out of control as the authority to conduct the Initial Environmental Examination (IEE), tender, monitoring and even taking action belongs to local bodies.

SARLAHI, Nov 25: Independent candidate Amaresh Singh has won the election to the Member of House of Representatives from Sarlahi electoral constituency number 4. He secured 20,017 votes. His closest competitor Nagendra Kumar of the Nepali Congress on behalf of the ruling coalition obtained 18,253.

JANAKPUR, Nov 20: A person was killed in a clash between two parties over the issue of elections in Godaita Municipality-6, Bagdah, of Sarlahi.

Cooperative employee shot at in Sarlahi

October 19, 2022 12:24 pm

SARLAHI, Oct 19: A cooperative employee was shot at in Sarlahi. Sujan Karki, an employee of Sagun Cooperative, was shot at by an unknown group near Milan Chowk of Bagmati Municipality.

RAUTAHAT, August 17: Two persons have been arrested in Sarlahi with huge amounts of cash and gold jewelry. Sarlahi police have arrested them with cash of Rs 3,600,000 and gold jewelry worth Rs 1,950,000.

One electrocuted in Rautahat

July 29, 2022 14:50 pm

RAUTAHAT, July 29: One person was electrocuted in Sarlahi. The deceased has been identified as 45-year-old Subodh Jha of Parsa Rural Municipality- 6 in the district.

RAUTAHAT, July 29: A man was killed after being run over by a tipper at Barahathawa in Sarlahi district on Friday. The 30-year-old Mukesh Sah, who was driving a motorcycle, died after he was hit by a tipper in Barahathawa Municipality-10.

ROHTAK, July 23: The person who filed a police report after killing a woman in Parsa Rural Municipality of Sarlahi has been arrested after about a month and a half. Ramjesh Kumar Rai known as Baldatta of Parsa Rural Municipality 1 and his father Ram Pratap Rai have been arrested on the charge of murdering Ramjesh’s 20-year-old wife Nisha Yadav.

RAUTAHAT, JULY 17: Farmers of Sarlahi and Rautahat have been left high and dry due to the lack of irrigation in the paddy planting season. Due to the lack of rainfall even in July, paddy saplings have started to dry up in the bed and paddy fields are also drying up.

SARLAHI, June 26: Police last Tuesday arrested two persons on the charge of killing Amarendra Thakur of Kabilasi Municipality-8.

RAUTAHAT, May 15: A candidate for the post of ward chairman from the Nepali Congress (NC) has been arrested from Balara Municipality of Sarlahi district on the charge of ripping ballot papers.

RAUTAHAT, May 13: There is widespread tension in Sarlahi in the local level elections. Voting is being disrupted and clashes are taking place in different villages of Sarlahi. Meanwhile, a polling official has been beaten for allegedly influencing voters.

SARLAHI, May 13: Police fired six rounds of bullets in the air to bring the situation under control after a clash erupted at the Veterinary Service Polling Station in Dhankaul village of Sarlahi district.

RAUTAHAT, May 11: Clashes broke out between the cadres of two parties in Sarlahi on Tuesday evening– the last day of the election campaign.

SARLAHI, April 16: CPN UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli was welcomed in Sarlahi with a garland of 100 kg.

SARLAHI, April 16: Farmers of Sarlahi have stopped the export of sugar demanding payment of arrears of sugarcane. The farmers have taken three trucks of sugar in control that were headed for Kathmandu since Wednesday as the operator of Mahalakshmi Sugar Mill Bagdaha in Godaita Municipality has not paid the dues of sugarcane purchased from the farmers in the current fiscal year.