Cold affects normal life in Sunsari

January 15, 2024 14:45 pm

INARUWA, Jan 15: Normal life in Sunsari district has been affected for the past few days due to increasing cold.  The district presently experiences thick fog and a cold wave.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The District Court, Sunsari, has declined to issue an interim order to restore electricity to an industry whose power supply was disconnected due to non-payment of electricity tariffs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Shakti Bahadur Basnet, has said the country has moved ahead in the path of prosperity through the energy sector.

SUNSARI, Nov 16: Two people have died in separate road accidents in Sunsari.

SUNSARI, Nov 1: Itahari Sub-metropolitan City in Sunsari district has provided free cremation services to 104 indigent individuals.

Policeman shoots himself dead

October 25, 2023 20:30 pm

INARUWA, Oct 25: A police constable shot himself dead last night at Koshi Katan, Koshi Rural Municipality-4 of Sunsari district. The deceased is police constable Amitesh Mandal of Rupani Municipality-2, Saptari district currently posted at Koshi Katan, said the District Police Office, Sunsari.

INARUWA, Sept 5: Duhabi Municipality of Sunsari district has handed over residential homes to the Dalit, marginalized and destitute communities. A total of 80 households were provided the homes constructed in over two bighas of land at the cost of Rs 70 million.

INARUWA, Sept 3: The Itahari sub-metropolitan city of Sunsari has decided not to allow three-wheeler e-rickshaws to ply on the main highway.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha clarified that the government had not issued any permission for installation of siren at Kechanakawal in Jhapa district and border outpost (BOP) in Sunsari district.

INARUWA, June 1: Three local levels in Sunsari district have decided to close all public schools within the local levels citing a sharp rise in temperature. All public schools in Inaruwa Municipality have been asked to shut for a week from June 1 to 7, said Inaruwa Municipality Mayor Kedar Bhandari.

SUNSARI, May 28: The District Administration Office, Sunsari, has issued a total of 12,177 new citizenship certificates in the first nine months of the current fiscal year, Chief District Officer Humkala Pandey confirmed.

Pedestrian dies in City Safari-hit

March 7, 2023 12:12 pm

SUNSARI, March 7: One person died last night after being hit by a City Safari in Ramdhuni Municipality-1 Jhumka Bazar of Sunsari.

KATHMANDU, March 1: In collaboration with K Foundation Global, Kalpa completed a one-day free cervical cancer camp in Barahakshetra Municipality, Sunsari.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Japanese Government has given assistance to construct an earthquake-resistant library as part of a project under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects schemes. The project is being implemented by Japanese NGO Shanti Volunteer Association. Ambassador of Japan to Nepal Kikuta Yutaka attended the ceremony to celebrate the inauguration of Sunaulo Library in Sunsari district on Saturday.

DHARAN, Nov 28: Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) Candidate Ashok Kumar Rai has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Sunsari-1.

DHARAN, Nov 27: Janta Samajwadi Party (JSP) candidate Ashok Kumar Rai has taken the lead by just 4 votes in Sunsari-1.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nepali Congress(NC) candidate for House of Representatives (HoR) Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has taken the lead in Sunsari-4 by a small margin.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Three people were killed in a motorcycle accident that took place in Itahari Sub Metropolitan-10 of Sunsari district on Friday evening.

INARUWA, Oct 28: Three people died in separate road accidents in Sunsari district last night.

Lightning kills two in Sunsari

September 28, 2022 16:45 pm

INARUWA, Sept 28: Two persons died after they were struck by lightning in Devangunj Rural Municipality-1 in Sunsari district today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Nepali Congress (NC) Central Committee member Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has been recommended as candidate for a member of the House of Representatives (HoR) from Sunsari election constituency number 4. Karki, who is a sitting MP from the same constituency, is a Minister of Communication and Information Technology and the government spokesperson.

SUNSARI, Sept 3: Three people including two policemen have died in road accidents at different places in Sunsari.

MORANG, April 3: A police constable, who was suspended, has been found dead in front of his house in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-5.

ITAHARI, Oct 26: Two people have been killed in separate road accidents in Sunsari district.

INARUWA, Oct 10: Sunsari district has become tense following the death of a detainee in police custody at the District Police Office (DPO). A large number of people, including the relatives of the deceased, gheraoed the DPO and attacked the police personnel, compelling them to fire a few tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd.

Two killed in road accident

October 7, 2021 10:29 am

INARUWA, Oct 7: Two persons were killed in a road accident that took place at Lions Club Chowk of Itahari Sub-metropolis-16 in Sunsari district last night.

SUNSARI, July 27: Multiple settlements of Devangunj Rural Municipality in Sunsari district have been continuously terrorized by monkeys for years. However, the conflict between the locals and the monkeys has intensified at the moment, causing even more problems for the local residents.

DHARAN, May 16: Sunsari will go for 14 days of lockdown from Saturday to May 29. The District Administration Office has extended the period for another two weeks as the prohibitory order was not effective.

DHARAN, Oct 9: Two COVID-19 patients from Sunsari breathed their last at BP Koirala Institute of Health Science (BPKIHS) on Friday.

SUNSARI, Oct 1: Police have rescued two adolescent girls from the Nepal-India border in Koshi Rural Municipality-8, Bhantabari of Sunsari on Wednesday.

DHARAN/ SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 23: In view of rising COVID-19 cases, the district administration offices (DAOs) in Sunsari and Sindhupalchowk have extended ongoing prohibitory orders for another week.

ITAHARI, June 5: Sixteen more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Sunsari district on Friday.

ITAHARI, June 3: Seven more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Sunsari on Wednesday.

ITAHARI, Feb 3: At least five persons were killed when two passenger vehicles collided head-on along the East-West Highway on Sunday morning.

Dhungana appointed NSU president

January 30, 2020 14:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Rajiv Dhungana of Sunsari has been appointed the central president of Nepal Students Union (NSU), the sister organisation of the Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Spin-twin Sher Malla and Binod Lama shared nine wickets between them as Sudur Paschim Province raced to a dominating eight-wicket win against Malaysia Selection XI during the Manmohan Memorial National One-Day Cricket Tournament being played at Sunsari on Saturday.

ITAHARI, Nov 23: A total of 23 border pillars in Kusaha of south-eastern Nepal were swept away by the massive flood in Saptakoshi river in Sunsari district over a decade ago. Among them, four were the main pillars while the rest were subsidiary ones. Those pillars have not been restored yet.

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.