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SHER BAHADUR KC



Chinese investors scout for opportunities in Lumbini

December 15, 2017 01:00 AM

BUTWAL, Dec 15: Chinese businesspersons have shown interest to invest in Lumbini and surrounding areas by forming joint ventures with Nepali investors and businesspersons.

Leaders parroting old promises to woo squatter votes

November 29, 2017 07:24 AM

BUTWAL, Nov 28: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters. As part of the strategy, he made pledges and promised that he will definitely materialize them. He even dined and slept in a squatter’s house in Buddhanagar as part of the election campaign.

Leaders repeating old promises to woo squatter's swing votes

November 29, 2017 04:30 AM

BUTWAL, Nov 29: During the second Constituent Assembly election four years ago, Baburam Bhattarai, who was a candidate from the CPN (Maoist Center) from Rupandehi - 4, had focused on garnering the support of the squatter community voters.

Testing times for Madhesi parties in western tarai

November 17, 2017 05:55 AM

BUTWAL, Nov 17: Established politician Brijesh Kumar Gupta had won the previous two Constituent Assembly (CA) elections from the then constituency-3 of Kapilvastu district. At that time, he was representing Tarai-Madhesh Loktantrik Party, which later went on to merge with five other fringes Madhesi parties to form Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) just a few months ago.

Illegal settlements on riverbanks, geologists warn of flood

October 29, 2017 07:45 AM

BUTWAL, Oct 29: The banks of the Tinau River are fast being covered by newly-made concrete houses. Due to the lack of monitoring and regulations, the riverbank has been widely encroached upon by ‘squatters’. Locals say the river is actually narrowing due to the encroachment, adding to the risks of floods in the monsoon.

Butwal Sub-metropolis planing to manage stray cattle

September 27, 2017 01:45 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 27:  The high number of stray cattle loitering on the roads of Butwal has not only disturbed vehicular movement but also has increased the risk of accidents. So, the Butwal Sub-metropolis has forwarded a work plan in coordination with various stakeholders for the management of such animals.

Smuggling rife at Maheshpur small customs

September 23, 2017 09:40 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 22: Smuggling is flourishing through Maheshpur border checkpoint of Nawalparasi district with Sources say police are also involved in smuggling.

Chinese investors show interest to invest in Lumbini

September 14, 2017 08:14 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 14: Chinese investors have shown interest to invest in Lumbini in collaboration with Nepali investors.

Chinese investors show interest to invest in Lumbini

September 14, 2017 01:15 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 14: Chinese investors have shown interest to invest in Lumbini in collaboration with Nepali investors.

NEA compelled to change route for Butwal-Mainahiya transmission line

September 13, 2017 08:52 AM

BUTWAL, Sept 12: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is considering alternate routes for the 132 KV Butwal-Mainahiya transmission line project as the Department of Roads (DoR) rejected the Yogikoti-Kotihawa road section of Siddhartha Highway for building the transmission line.

Local poll losses trigger blam game in NC, UML

August 6, 2017 01:45 AM

BUTWAL, August 5: Intra-party conflict has started in the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress (NC), the top two parties in the local polls, after their candidates were defeated in various local units where the parties had expected to win. Candidates who lost the elections have blamed fellow party leaders and cadres for their defeat.

Expansion of Butwal industrial area proposed

July 26, 2017 11:41 AM

BUTWAL, July 25:Industrial Districts Management Ltd (IDML) has initiated the expansion of Butwal industrial area in response to pressure from industrialists.

Flood victims untouched by election excitement

July 6, 2017 00:30 AM

BUTWAL, July 6: When the government announced the local level elections a few months ago, the entire country was overjoyed. It was happening after nearly two decades and was supposed to fill the vacant posts of people's representatives in the local bodies. The country holding elections for the first time after adopting federal setup was another charm of the election. However, this kind of excitement did not touch the flood victims of Butuwal.

UML victorious in Butwal Sub-Metropolis

July 5, 2017 20:25 PM

BUTWAL, July 5: CPN-UML has won both mayoral and deputy-mayoral post of Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City.

Poll results bring joy to some and tears to others

July 4, 2017 02:00 AM

BUTWAL, July 4: When the election results of Gulmi district's Resunga Municipality were announced, the main opposition CPN-UML was declared victorious over its arch-rival Nepali Congress (NC) by a narrow margin of 147 votes. UML's Dilli Raj Bhusal won the elections by outgunning NC's Bhuwan Shrestha.

RJPN brass campaign for party's independent candidates

June 25, 2017 01:15 AM

BUTWAL, June 24: Though Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has officially boycotted the local elections, some top leaders of the  party are found to be canvassing for its local leaders who are contesting the poll as independents.

Butwal-Mainahiya transmission line project may be delayed

April 20, 2017 00:50 AM

BUTWAL, April 20: The 132 KVA Butwal-Mainahiya Transmission Line Project has fallen into uncertainty after the Department of Roads (DoR) is dragging its feet to give go-ahead to the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to use Yogkoti-Kotihawa section of the Siddhartha Highway.

Child marriages result in disenchanted couples

April 19, 2017 07:52 AM

BUTWAL, April 18: Sunita Chaudhari, 21, of Bairghat village was married when she was just 12. As part of the cultural practice in Madhes, where some young brides go to the groom’s house after staying some years at their parent’s house, she also went to her husband’s house in Maryadapur village seven years after the marriage. But things did not turn the way they were expected.

DPR for three industrial estates to be ready in 7 months

April 10, 2017 00:15 AM

BUTWAL, April 9: Work to prepare detailed project report (DPR) for three new industrial estates in the country has begun as per the government policy of having at least one industrial estate in all seven provinces.

Manoj Pun anchored to Tiwari's murder: Police

February 27, 2017 06:00 AM

BUTWAL, Feb 27: Unveiling its investigation report on Sunday, Nepal Police backed its earlier claim that Manoj Budha Magar aka Manoj Pun is the mastermind behind the murder of Durga Tiwari, the then chairman of CPN-UML's sister wing Youth Association Nepal, who was shot dead in Rupandehi some two months ago.