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Kalendra Sejuwal



Division commander becomes chief minister in Province 6

February 19, 2018 04:30 AM

SURKHET, Feb 19: Around 16 years ago, the life of Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi of Province 6 was quite interesting. While the outside world recognized him as a division commander of the rebels, those who worked closely with him said he played the role of a political commissar more than that of a military commander.

TBM pulls huge crowd to Bheri-Babai project site

January 5, 2018 08:35 AM

SURKHET, Jan 5: Rabin Khadka of Ganeshpur, Nepalgunj, a Nepal Police personnel, is on holiday. Having heard that a machine is digging the tunnel in Bheri-Babai Project, he went to the project site at Hattikhal, Surkhet, on his motorbike.

TBM pulls huge crowd to Bheri-Babai project site

January 5, 2018 00:30 AM

SURKHET, Jan 5: Rabin Khadka of Ganeshpur, Nepalgunj, a Nepal Police personnel, is on holiday. Having heard that a machine is digging the tunnel in Bheri-Babai Project, he went to the project site at Hattikhal, Surkhet, on his motorbike.

Rebel candidates bargaining hard with their parties

October 25, 2017 03:50 AM

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 24: The formation of electoral alliances has resulted in many political leaders being dissatisfied with their own party. Such dissatisfaction has led to registration of rebel candidacies, creating problems for the alliances.

Quitting of senior RJPN leaders creates ripples in Province-5

October 9, 2017 06:52 AM

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 8: Within a few days of quitting Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Pashupati Dayal Mishra decided to run for the upcoming elections from Banke (constituency number 2) with the election symbol 'sun' of CPN-UML.

Quitting of senior RJPN leaders creates ripples in Province-5

October 9, 2017 02:49 AM

NEPALGUNJ, Oct 9: Within a few days of quitting Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Pashupati Dayal Mishra decided to run for the upcoming elections from Banke (constituency number 2) with the election symbol 'sun' of CPN-UML.  ​

Indian dams causing floods in Nepal: Locals

August 17, 2017 06:45 AM

NEPALGUNJ, August 16: Every monsoon season, locals  of the tarai region worry about flood water diverted from barrages, dams and embankments constructed by India. One such structure is Laxampur dam, which, along with the Kalkalawa embankment,  has been causing floods in the Bagauda area of Banke district.

Indian embankment causing inundation in Banke

August 13, 2017 07:41 AM

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 12: As early as 17 years ago, floods in the Rapti and Daduwa rivers would inundate huge parts in both India and Nepal in the rainy season. In fact, India would be more affected by the monsoon floods. In, 2000, India constructed a marginal embankment at Kalkalwa which changed the whole scenario. The embankment secured India but many parts of Nepal became prone to floods.

Fire breaks out in Dugar godown

July 22, 2017 18:25 PM

NEPALGUNJ, July 22: A fire has broken out in the  oil and food storage of KL Dugar Group based at Bhujaigaun in the Banke distirct on Saturday.

Newly elected representatives rekindle flood victims’ hope

July 12, 2017 02:45 AM

BANKE, July 11: Mansari Bahun's family was displaced by the Rapti flood four years ago. The displaced family has been living in a small hut in Nayabasti of Duduwa Rural Municipality - 1 since then.

‘Word Warriors’ in Nepalgunj

July 9, 2017 10:36 AM

NEPALGUNJ: An aspiring poet at ‘Word Warriors’ organized in Nepalgunj, on Thursday worked her magic on the audience as she walked towards the stage with enthusiasm and recited her creation.

Parties losing traditional strongholds in Province 5, 7

July 5, 2017 05:30 AM

NEPALGUNJ, July 5: Major political parties have lost their traditional strongholds in various districts of Province 5 and 7 in the June 28 local level elections.

RPP candidate Rana continues to take lead in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis

July 1, 2017 08:42 AM

NEPALGUNJ, July 1: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) mayoral Dhawal Shamsher Rana candidate continues to take the lead pushing his rivals backwards by  a significant margin in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City.

RPP mayoral candidate Rana takes lead in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City

June 30, 2017 08:23 AM

NEPALGUNJ, June 30: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) mayoral candidate Dhawal Shamsher Rana is taking the lead in an unprecedented manner in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City.

Neck-to-neck competition between NC and CPN-UML in Nepalgunj

June 29, 2017 17:21 PM

NEPALGUNJ, June 29:  There has been a tough competition among the four political parties in Nepalgunj Sub Metropolitan City.

Vote counting begins in Nepalgunj

June 29, 2017 12:35 PM

NEPALGUNJ, June  29: The vote  counting has started in Nepalgunj in the Banke district.

3 communities will decide Nepalgunj poll result

June 25, 2017 07:28 AM

NEPALGUNJ, June 24: With four major political parties competing in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City for the June 28 local elections, the poll outcome will be decided by how the vote divides up among three different communities--Madhesi, Muslim and Hill folks.

Women leaders buoyed, eyeing better posts in next elections

June 21, 2017 01:40 AM

SURKHET, June 21: Geeta Nepali, 26, was an artist in the Maoist militia during the conflict era. Now, she has been elected as the deputy mayor of the Aathbikot Municipality, Rukum. This promotion to a leader from an artist has made her even more ambitious. But her ambitions are not personal. They are for the welfare of the municipality and the nation at large, she says.

People in Madhes say they need elections, not protests

June 18, 2017 00:45 AM

BANKE, June 17: At a time when the agitating Madhes-based political parties are intensifying their protests leading to election deferral time and again, the people in Madhes have termed the protests 'highly unnecessary', saying that they want elections.

RJPN cadre smashes NC mayoral candidate's vehicle window

June 13, 2017 10:47 AM

NEPALGUNJ, June 13: Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal(RJPN) cadre has thrown a stone at the vehicle (Ba 14 Chha 1347) belonging to Dr Suresh Kumar Kanodiya, Nepali Congress mayoral candidate for Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City.