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Ritesh Tripathi

Parsa wheat farmers facing huge losses

April 18, 2018 05:45 AM

BIRGUNJ, April 18: Wheat farmers of Parsa fear that they will not be able to recover even their cost of production this season. Pre-monsoon rains have compounded woes for farmers who were not getting suitable returns on their investment.

Another six-lane road under construction in Birgunj

April 11, 2018 02:00 AM

BIRGUNJ, April 10: Construction of a second six-lane road, connecting Parbanipur with Gandak Chowk, has started in Birgunj.

Man taking care of paralyzed wife for 7 years

March 29, 2018 07:50 AM

BIRGUNJ, 28 March: Such bonding looks unique in today's commercial age. Chandra Bahadur Tharu and Bindeshowri Tharuni, of Parshagadhi-3 do not exchange notes such as 'I love you ' or 'made for each other' on social sites. Nor do they admit to have expressed these words to each other personally ever. But, a closer scrutiny of their lives speaks volumes about their superfine chemistry.

Another minor raped in Parsa

March 22, 2018 05:00 AM

BIRGUNJ, March 22: The case of a ten-year-old girl being gang-raped was still creating a stir when yet another minor was raped in Parsa on Tuesday.

Importers hesitant to clear goods at customs as govt tightens valuation

March 15, 2018 08:12 AM

BIRGUNJ, March 15: Traders have started stockpiling imported goods at the dry port after Minister of Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada directed customs valuation to stop undervaluation of goods at the customs points.

International Women’s Day being observed in Birgunj with gusto (with photos)

March 8, 2018 11:22 AM

BIRGUNJ, March 8: International Women’s Day is being celebrated by organizing various programs in Birgunj on Thursday.

In pictures:  Holi Hai !

March 2, 2018 17:27 PM

BIRGUNJ, March 2: Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, is being marked celebrated across the Tarai region on Friday, amidst much fanfare and merrymaking. The festival is considered as the most important festival in the region after Chath.

Biratnagar-bound containers to be transported by rail route

February 26, 2018 09:15 AM

KOLKATA, Feb 26: Nepali traders can import goods through rail route from the eastern customs point of Biratnagar from next week.

'Nepal House' to be constructed in Kolkata

February 20, 2018 04:00 AM

KOLKATA, Feb 20: Nepali Welfare Trust (NWT), a common organization of Nepali citizens living in Kolkata of India, has announced to construct 'Nepal House' in the capital of West Bengal with an investment of Rs 170 million.

Grandparents searching for their missing granddaughter since three months

February 12, 2018 03:30 AM

BIRGUNJ, Feb 12: After losing their eldest son during the Maoist insurgency period, Sarada Giri and his wife Parbati of Sakhuwa Parsauni Rural Municipality of Parsa had raised their granddaughter with great care.

Import via Birgunj dry port increases

February 3, 2018 09:23 AM

BIRGUNJ, Feb 3: Imports through Birgunj dry port is seen to be on the rise in recent months. The dry port based in Sirsiya, Birgunj, is the major port for importing goods from third countries.

Super Gas fire victims' families get financial help

February 3, 2018 03:13 AM

BIRGUNJ, Feb 2: The family members of those killed in the massive fire at Super Gas Industry at Sukchaina, Birgunj-18, in December last yer have received financial help from various stakeholders of late.

Auto-rickshaw imports through Birgunj doubles in first half of FY2017/18

January 27, 2018 08:37 AM

BIRGUNJ, Jan 27: Along with increase in import of vehicles set to hit the road as public vehicles, the import of small vehicles such as three-wheeler auto-rickshaws has also increased. The first half of the Fiscal Year 2017/18 saw import of more than 5,000 auto-rickshaws, which is nearly twice the volume of import compared to FY2016/17.

People protest against gov decision in Birgunj

January 18, 2018 12:55 PM

BIRGUNJ, Jan18: As the government has declared Janakpur as the temporary capital of state 2 on Wednesday, people in Birgunj are protesting against the decision of the government.

Call for compensation revision as work on Birgunj-Thori section resumes

January 3, 2018 11:39 AM

BIRGUNJ, Jan 3: Locals of Bahuarwa Bhatha of Parsa have asked the government to review compensation for land acquired by the government for the Birgunj-Thori section of Hulaki Rajmarga.

High-level panel visits Birgunj inferno site

December 28, 2017 05:45 AM

BIRGUNJ, Dec 28: A high-level committee of the government has visited the site where a massive fire broke out at Super Gas Industry in Birgunj Sub-metropolis-18 of Parsa district last week, killing two firefighters.

Nepal-India meeting regarding dusty cargo ends inconclusive

December 27, 2017 04:15 AM

BIRGUNJ, Dec 27: The meeting between representatives of Nepal and India regarding the ongoing protest against pollution caused by transport of dusty cargo to Birgunj through Raxaul has ended inconclusively.

Gas bottling plant's negligence blamed for fire

December 22, 2017 07:50 AM

BIRGUNJ, Dec 22: Preliminary investigation has blamed negligence on the part of the Super Gas Industry for the massive fire in the Birgunj-based gas bottling plant on Wednesday in which two people were killed.

Protest against pollution in Raxaul affects Nepali cement industies

December 21, 2017 10:05 AM

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: The ongoing protest against pollution in Raxaul of India is likely to affect over a dozen cement factories in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor.

Two firefighters killed, two critically injured in gas factory fire

December 21, 2017 05:30 AM

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: A massive fire erupted at Super Gas Industry in the outskirts of Birgunj on Wednesday, killing two firefighters who had reached the incident site early in the morning. Two others were severely injured in the incident.