JHAPA, Jan 16: Many small-scale tea farmers of Jhapa are leaving the profession due to rising cost of production, a decline in the price of green leaves, and frequent pest attack in a tea garden, among other reasons.
JHAPA, Jan 6: After the completion of local level elections, voters breathed a sigh of relief, hoping that their lives would finally improve. They had expected that their locality, their district and the country would head towards progress and development thanks to the elections. But to their disappointment, the lofty promises of some party leaders and elected representatives have turned out to be just another disappointment.
JHAPA, Jan 1: Sexual violence against young girls has become a widespread problem in Jhapa in recent years. However, it is little discussed. The number of girls being raped, harassed and assaulted has increased significantly.
JHAPA, Dec 22: Right after their victory in the local level elections this July, local representatives vowed in a gathering in Birtamode that they would make the people feel the change within a month. Their promises before and after the elections were loud. Mayor of Birtamode Municipality Dhurba Kumar Shivakoti, Deputy Mayor Pabitra Devi Mahtara and all ward members assured people of all possible efforts to make the area clean and well managed soon.
JHAPA, Dec 21: Chandra Lal Kattel of Shivasatakshi Municipality-10 of Jhapa district had just bade farewell to a group of election campaigners representing the left alliance of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) in an early morning about a month ago.
JHAPA, Dec 15: Krishna Prasad Sitaula had transformed himself into an influential leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) through election victories in Jhapa. The recently concluded parliamentary election, however, has become a bitter experience for him as he lost the election. To add insult to injury, Sitaula has been blamed for the loss of other NC candidates in the district.
JHAPA, Dec 2: Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) lifted the title of 3rd Mechi Netralaya Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament beating Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) 3-2 on penalties in the summit clash on Friday.
JHAPA, Dec 1: Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) will have an opportunity to win the second title in Jhapa within a week when it faces Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) in the Mechi Netralaya Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament summit clash on Friday.
JHAPA, Nov 30: A-Division outfit Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) booked its place in the final of the ongoing Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating the host Kakarbhitta Football Training Center on Wednesday.
JHAPA, Nov 26: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) advanced to the semifinals of the ongoing Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament on Saturday after defeating Rupandehi XI 7-6 on sudden death.
JHAPA, Nov 24: Far-Western XI has knocked out defending champion Jhapa XI 5-4 on penalties in their own home ground on Friday to book a place in the last eight of the ongoing Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament. Jhapa’s captain Narendra Mani Limbu missed a crucial penalty helping the Far-Western go through the quarterfinals.
JHAPA, Nov 20: Amid increasing attacks on poll candidates, a joint team of Indian and Nepali security personnel have beefed-up security in the eastern border to avoid any kind of untoward incident in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for December 7.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: "Guests can be served delicious food for a few days, but cannot be handed over the house itself." This has been the Facebook post of many Nepali Congress (NC) voters and sympathizers in constituency 1 of Jhapa district these days.
JHAPA, Oct 30: At a time when the parties are busy finalizing the name of the candidates for the upcoming elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies under First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) electoral system, it seems very tough within the various alliances to decide the final candidacy for Jhapa.
JHAPA, Oct 27: At least one person was killed and a score others injured as police opened fire in Birtamod on Friday morning to disperse locals demanding a probe into the mysterious death of an 11-year old. The person killed in the police action has been identified as Nawa Raj Thapa of Arjundhara Municipality- 11.
JHAPA, Oct 17: After India implemented Goods and Service Tax (GST) from the first of July this year, illegal trade across the border was expected to be controlled and formal import-export was believed to become easier. But to the contrary, bilateral business between Nepal and India is facing more difficulties.