SURKHET, Jan 22: Four people were killed when a Hilux vehicle (01 026 CHA 9213) they were traveling in from Chinchu in Bheri Ganga Municipality of Surkhet to the district headquarters Birendranagar met with an accident on Sunday morning.
SURKHET, Jan 15: Nepali Congress (NC) Vice President and former Home Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has monitored the development plans implemented in his constituency, Surkhet-1. Khadka, a member of the House of Representatives, monitored the Road Bridge and Mehalkuna Hospital.
SURKHET, Jan 12: Police have arrested two people with illegal drugs. According to the District Police Office, Surkhet, one person was arrested from the Babai check post of Veriganga Municipality and the other was arrested from Ekant Nagar of Birendranagar-10.
BIRENDRANAGAR, Dec 14: Although it has been under development for one and a half years, the 35 km Dhuliawit-Bhedbari road project in Surkhet is moving at a snail’s pace. With only 25% progress made in one and a half years, the road is not making much progress.
SURKHET, Nov 23: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Hridaya Ram Thani has been elected as member of the House of Representatives (HoR) from Surkhet-2. Thani obtained 34,625 votes while his nearest rival Amrit Bahadur Budha Chhetri of CPN-UML garnered 29,558 votes.
SURKHET, Nov 21: Re-voting will be held on Tuesday at the polling station of Simta Multiple Campus of Simta Rural Municipality-6 of Surkhet. Due to the mistake of the election staff, 100 ballot papers of the House of Representatives fell into the boxes of the Provincial Assembly, and the voting in three centers here was canceled.
BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 5: The temporary police post Babai, Surkhet located in Bheri Ganga Municipality-5 has seized a large amount of sugar that was being brought evading customs tax. The truck (Bhe 1 Kha 3041) carrying illegally brought sugar was taken under control when it was heading to Surkhet from Kailai.
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The ruling coalition led by the Nepali Congress (NC) is gathering today in Sudurpaschim Province and Karnali Province. The top leaders of the alliance are scheduled to address those gatherings.
SURKHET, Sept 4: Province Public Service Commission (PSC), Surkhet, has canceled the examination of 22 candidates who wrote their names, phone numbers and roll numbers on their answer sheets to influence the examiners. The provincial PSC has also taken action by debarring one person for two years and 21 people for one year to take the examination.
SURKHET, JULY 5: A woman died after being buried in a landslide near Lama Bagar in Panchpuri Municipality-7 of West Surkhet. Another woman was injured in the incident. She was walking on the road when the landslide hit her at around 6:30 AM on Tuesday.
SURKHET, Feb 4: Two women have been killed in lightning strikes in Surkhet and Salyan districts. One woman died in Bheriganga Municipality of Surkhet and the other in Bangad Kupinde Municipality of Salyan, according to the police.
SURKHET, Feb 1: District Police Office, Surkhet, has arrested two people from Surkhet along with brown sugar. Police have arrested Laxman Pariyar, 32, of Gurbhakot Municipality-8, Surkhet, and Ramesh Oli, 30, of the same municipality.
SURKHET, Jan 12: Amrit BC has been elected to the post of chairman of CPN-UML Surkhet by the party’s ongoing 8th District Convention. As per the results published on Wednesday, BC won the election with 368 votes against another candidate Dandi Prasad Sharma who received 267 votes in the election.
SURKHET, Dec 29: The bust of late King Birendra Shah has been reinstalled at Birendra Chowk of Birendranagar, Surkhet after 16 years. The late king’s bust at the same place was demolished by protestors during the 2006 People’s Movement
SURKHET, Oct 7: District Police Office, Surkhet has arrested Ram Krishna Gharti, 32, of Neware and Jayadhani Basnet of Narayan Tol of Birendranagar-12 with kinetic stones on the basis of tip-off they received earlier.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The District Administration Office (DAO), Surkhet, has directed the internet service providers (ISPs) to remove the tangled and unmanaged internet and cable network wires from the electricity and telecom poles within seven days.
SURKHET, Sept 9: It has been found that a 14-year-old girl of Panchpuri Municipality of West Surkhet has been raped time and again. Police have arrested nine people on the chrgae of gang-raping the girl in a forest near the road to Tatopani on August 31.
SURKHET, July 14: Police have arrested a person with the possession of brown sugar (an adulterated form of heroin). 42-year-old Lila Ram Puri was arrested from his house at Pipira in Birendranagar Municipality-11 on the charge of possessing 180 milligrams of brown sugar.
SURKHET, May 31: As the entire human community is being affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Raute community has been able to avoid the infection from the virus as not a single case of COVID-19 infection has been detected among Raute people living in Surkhet.
The number of infected patients at the hospital is surging every day. The demand for oxygen from the patients has not been met despite the hospital supplying some amount from the private hospitals and clinics. Doctors warn that the patients will die due to the lack of oxygen if the authorities fail to make adequate supply in the next two or three days.
SURKHET, Oct 8: Top Bahadur Kadayat from a remote village of Surkhet saved over one million rupees this year by selling ginger, turmeric and potatoes. He attributes this success to the newly-constructed roads that have connected his village to the main markets in his home district and beyond.
SURKHET, July 18: A coronavirus-infected man who was beaten severely by a police officer in Surkhet has been taken to a hospital five days after the incident, and his medical reports show that the patient has severe injuries in his right hand and has to undergo a surgery.
KATHMANDU, May 26 : It has been more than two months since both Nepal and India closed their borders. However, the border areas continue to receive thousands of Nepalis returning home from India. Every person has a story of struggle and pain – all just to return home. The situation along the border reflects a humanitarian crisis in the making. For the past few days, Maggie Dyone, 2015 CNN Hero of the Year and founder of Blink Now Foundation, has been doing her best to lend a helping hand to the people in and around Surkhet.
SURKHET, April 27: Dinesh Rawal, a resident of Sidhhakumakh Rural Municipality in Salyan district runs an agriculture farm in Panchapuri Municipality-9, Bijuma in the western part of Surkhet. A 10+2 graduate, Rawal has taken 40 ropanis of land on lease for vegetable farming. Eighteen local people have been employed at the farm where green vegetables including tomatoes, green chilis, pumpkins, cabbage, and cucumbers are ready to be picked and supplied to the market.
SURKHET, March 13: A person has been arrested by the District Police Office, Surkhet on the charge of practising medicine without a license. The alleged is Dipendra Kafle associated with the Subhalaxmi Hospital. He is accused of using other's medical council registration number to impersonate himself as a medical practitioner.
SURKHET, Feb 20: Nepal Rastriya Primary School in western Surkhet that once had around 10 bighas of land of its own is now shrunk to a small plot. While there is not enough space left even for students to play, the earlier open area is now fully occupied by infrastructures, vegetable and crop farms. In 2006, some locals had decided to give the public land they had been using to the school located at Chyurikhet at Panchapuri Municipality–2, making it one of the spacious schools in the district. According to the school's Principal Dil Bahadur Gharti, the school is now struggling to recover the land.