BIRATNAGAR, Nov 9: Due to its rich industrial legacy, Morang district has always been considered as an important strategic place by political parties. This is why the country's major parties are leaving no stone unturned to grab victories in the district these upcoming elections.
BIRATNAGAR, Nov 4: Radha Krishna Chimariya, an industrialist from Calcutta, India used to run a large jute mill at Katihar city near Nepal-India border. Haridwari Malla used to work as a manager of the mill. The area, being near the Koshi River, was good for jute farming. Malla took a go-down on lease in Biratnagar, bordering town of Nepal.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 31: It has been revealed that two government employees were involved in opaque share ownership transfer in Biratnagar Jute Mills Limited which has made the government a minority shareholder in the state-owned jute company.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 29: Disgruntlement has surfaced in the CPN (Maoist Center) Morang District Committee, with the recommendation of party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal's son-in-law as a provincial assembly candidate.
BIRATNAGAR, Sept 24: Sanju Shah of Biratnagar-14 was taken to a gynecologist after severe labor pain. As fluid was continuously flowing from her body, Renu Rathi, the gynecologist advised Sanju's family to admit her to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for proper care.
BIRATNAGAR, August 16: Until a few days ago, locals of Ikrahi used to spend their days in the fields as farming was the major means of their livelihood. This village, which lies in ward-4 of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, got waterlogged due to excessive rainfall on Saturday and Sunday.
BIRATNAGAR, August 13: Torrential rainfalls since Friday evening which triggered several floods and landslides and claimed dozens of lives in the eastern parts of the country have finally stopped, offering some respite to the victims. As there is no more heavy rain, the water level has started receding in the flooded areas.
BIRATNAGAR, July 14: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain said that the Nepal-India relation is multidimensional and claimed the relation between the two countries is unique in the world.
BIRATNAGAR, July 5: Nepali Congress (NC) has breached the CPN-UML 'red fort' comprising Letang, Sundarharaicha and Ratuwamai Municipalities as well as Kerabari Rural Municipality in Morang, in the second phase local polls. NC has also taken the lead in Belbari and Urlabari, another UML stronghold.
BIRATNAGAR, July 5: Letang, Sundarharicha and Ratuwamai rural municipalities of Morang were once known as the stronghold of the CPN-UML. In every election, the party would emerge victorious. But the results of the local elections held recently clearly disappointed the party, signaling that other parties too are making in-roads into the strongholds of CPN-UML.
BIRATNAGAR, July 2: Nepali Congress (NC) is believed to have a strong base in Biratnagar Metropolitan City of Morang district, which is the only metropolis that took part in the second phase of the local elections. To counter NC's stronghold in Biratnagar, other top four political parties formed electoral alliance in a bid to increase their chances of victory.