ITAHARI, Sept 29: Her parents wanted to marry Kiran Kumari Yadav of Harinagar off when she was studying in Grade 9.

ITAHARI, Aug 17: Altogether 3,266 dengue cases have been recorded in Sunsari district over the past three months and 3,173 were from Dharan alone. But only one person has died from the disease so far.

INARUWA, Aug 4: Although it was declared some days back that dengue was brought under control here, seven persons from the same family have been found suffering from dengue at Inaruwa-4 of Sunsari, according to Inaruwa municipality.

ITAHARI, July 27: Samir Rishidev, a local of Itahari Municipality-11 in Sunsari district, died on his way to health center after he was bit by a venomous snake. The snake bit the 11-year-old Rishidev while he was sleeping in his bed.

INARUWA, July 22: The body of an Indian national was found with his throat slit nearby Ram Janaki Temple at Devangunj Rural Municipality-2 in Sunsari district today morning.

ITAHARI, May 11: A decision taken by the government has increased the risk of encroachment of forest land in Sunsari.

ITAHARI, April 26: Two days ago, 25-year-old Mukesh Rishidev of Chandwel, Inaruwa-7,  was murdered with a sharp weapon at his own home. Police have launched an investigation to find the perpetrators. According to police, the culprits had ripped off his head.

KATHMANDU, April 5: A sub-inspector sustained a minor injury on his finger while an unidentified person sustained hand injuries in a crossfire at Bhokraha of Sunsari district. The injured sub-inspector, Chandra Kumar Shakya is undergoing treatment at Biratnagar Zonal Hospital.

ITAHARI, March 24: Interest in banana farming has grown amongst farmers in Sunsari district. Ram Kumar Mehta, a local of Rajdhuni, used to cultivate paddy until six years ago, producing 2,800 kilograms of rice every season. After having been informed by agriculture experts that banana farming provided a more profitable market, he decided to change course.

ITAHARI, Feb 12: In terms of security concern, Sunsari can be taken as the most sensitive district in Province 1. As it shares and open border with India, people living in various parts of Sunsari often have to fear for their lives and safety. In recent days, the district has been turning into a crime hub.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: In the battle of the departmental teams, Tribhuvan Army Club defeated Nepal Police Club challenge by a 83-run to lift the first ever Manmohan Memorial Cup (MM Cup) trophy in the final match played at Inaruwa Cricket Ground, Sunsari, on Saturday.

ITAHARI, Dec11: Goods, raw materials and equipment worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.

INARUWA, Dec 10: An Indian dacoit died in an exchange of fire between Nepal Police and a gang of robbers at Musahari Tole in Koshi rural municipality of Sunsari last night.

11 murders in Sunsari in four months

December 2, 2018 09:20 am

ITAHARI, Dec 2: Sunsari district witnessed 11 murders in four months as people have started feeling insecure due to killers at large.

SUNSARI, Nov 22: Protest rallies have been organised today in various parts of Sunsari district to object to the killing of a local person Fida Hussein.

ITAHARI, Nov 22: An unidentified gang gunned down a brick kiln supervisor in Duhabi Municipality-9 of Sunsari while he was out on regular morning walk. The incident happened at around 6:30 am on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Police have arrested six persons for their alleged involvement in the killing of an employee at Sunsari-based Jai Baba Bricks Industry on Wednesday morning.

SUNSARI, Nov 21: A brick entrepreneur was shot dead at Duhabi in Sunsari on Wednesday morning.

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.

Alam declared martyr

September 23, 2018 07:07 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The government has declared Maulana Khursid Alam, who was shot dead by an unidentified group in Sunsari on Friday, a martyr. The government has also announced to provide Rs 1 million to the victim’s family as compensation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The government has formed a committee led by an SSP to investigate into the murder of Khursid Ansari.

School principal shot dead in Sunsari

September 20, 2018 13:38 pm

ITAHARI, Sept 20: A man has been shot dead at Harinagar rural municipality-2, Bhutaha in Sunsari district on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Police have arrested seven people with narcotic drugs from Sunsari and Parsa.

SUNSARI, July 6: Over half a dozen villages in Sunsari have been flooded. Rains have swollen local rivers that have advanced and submerged riverside the settlements, displacing scores of families.

Sunsari declared 'ODF district'

July 4, 2018 09:29 am

ITAHARI, July 4: Sunsari district has been formally declared an open defecation-free (ODF) district.  With this, Sunsari has become the 56th district to be declared as the ODF district.

ITAHARI, July 3: Six Indian tourists died and four injured in a jeep accident(Scorpio, BR 06 PB 6418)  that took place in East-west highway of Koshi rural municipality on Monday night.

INARUWA, June 25: A woman died in an elephant attack at Baraha municipality of Sunsari district this morning.

ITAHARI, May 23: A man died on the spot while 30 others sustained serious injuries in a bus accident that took place at Itarahi Aapgachhi along the Koshi Highway on Wednesday.

Sunsari into semis

May 16, 2018 09:41 am

UDAYAPUR, May 16: Sunsari XI has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup Football Tournament after it stunned the departmental team Nepal Police Club with a 3-2 tiebreaker win in the last quarterfinal match on Tuesday.

SUNSARI, May 13: A girl was electrocuted at Tin Taltalaiya of Itahari Sub Metropolitan City, Sunsari.

INARUWA, May 9: Strong storms coupled with hailstones and rainfall occurred all of a sudden early morning today caused heavy damages to vegetables, crops and nurseries in different parts of the Sunsari district.

ITAHARI, April 5: A man died while fiver others sustained serious injuries in a jeep accident that occurred at Bhokraha of Sunsari district along the East-West Highway on Thursday.

ITAHARI, March 30: Yet another child has become victim of gang rape. In the latest incident, a group of three men allegedly raped 12-year-old mentallly-retarded girl, a local of Itahari-13.

ITAHARI, March 19: On Saturday evening, Renu Sardar, 25 of Barahakshetra Municipality in Sunsari had just gone to bed clutching her three-month-old daughter and a year-and-a-half-old son when she heard screams outside. Carrying both the children, Renu came out of her home and saw a massive blaze in front of her. “I scurried toward the eastern part of the settlement,” said Renu staring at her fire-destroyed home on Sunday morning.

Fire flattens 70 homes in Sunsari

March 19, 2018 05:30 am

ITAHARI, March 18: Few children sustained minor injuries after all of the 82 houses were gutted in a massive fire that broke out in Ikrahi Basti, Baraha Chhetra municipality -11, Sunsari on Saturday night.

BIRATNAGAR, March 9:The Nepal-India border check points in Morang and Sunsari districts will be closed for 48 hours beginning at 6 pm today in view of March 11 Lok Sabha by-elections in Atariya of Bihar, India.

Bus-hit claims man in Sunsari

February 25, 2018 11:50 am

INARUWA, Feb 25: A person was killed when a bus knocked him down at Babiya, Inaruwa-9 here on Saturday night.

SUNSARI, Jan 14: Sunsari became champion in the 6th Eastern Regional Taekwondo Sports Championship concluded today in Itahari Sub Metropolitan City. It bagged six gold and two bronzes medals.

Sunsari XI wins Falgunanda Gold Cup

January 1, 2018 09:15 am

PANCHTHAR, Jan 1: Sunsari XI clinched the title of 9th Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating Morang XI with 2-0 in the summit clash on Sunday.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 25: Armed Police Force (APF) crashed out of the ongoing 9th Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament, facing a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Sunsari XI on Sunday.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 23: Divine Boys Union has ended its Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament campaign with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Sunsari XI on Friday.

NC Gachhadar wins in Sunsari-3

December 13, 2017 11:26 am

SUNSARI, Dec 13: Nepali Congress candidate Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar has made a victory for the House of Representatives from Sunsari-3.

Votes counting resumes in Sunsari-3

December 12, 2017 13:48 pm

ITHARI, Dec 12: The votes counting has rsumed n Sunsari-3, Where Nepali congress candidate Bijaya Kumar Gachhedhar and his nearest rival from CPN-UML Bhagawati Chaudhary are vying for the House of Representatives.

Finance Minister Karki wins in Sunsari-4

December 11, 2017 02:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Nepali Congress candidate and Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has won to the member of House of Representatives from Sunsari-4.

Fire destroys 25 houses in Sunsari

November 27, 2017 08:42 am

SUNSARI, Nov 27: A fire broke out in a Musahari settlement in Bhokraha rural municipality-6, Sunsari, on Sunday evening reducing 25 houses to ashes, and destroying property worth approximately Rs 5 million, the police said.

ITAHARI, Nov 21: With the parliamentary and provincial elections just around the corner, election fervor has gone up drastically in Sunsari district. Some of the 'heavyweight' leaders who can make an impact in the central level politics are contesting from the district.

Three killed in Sunsari road mishap

November 20, 2017 12:04 pm

ITAHARI, Nov 20: Three people died in a road mishap at Halgada of Itahari sub-metropolitan-4 along the Dharan-Itahari road section.

SUNSARI, Nov 11: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar today pledged to blacktop all roads of Sunsari district within the next five years.

ITAHARI, Nov 7: Nepali Congress leader Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar, who has been elected as member of parliament (MP) for five times, is contesting the upcoming elections from Sunsari-3. CPN-UML's Bhagbati Chaudhary, who was narrowly defeated by Gachchhadar in the second Constituent Assembly elections in 2013, is challenging the veteran NC leader's regime as a common candidate of the left alliance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) has unveiled its list of candidates for the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections.