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4 people die of snakebites in Mahottari DistrictBy Aman Koirala & Santosh Singh
Four people died of snakebites in Mahottari district on Monday. Manish Raut, 11, and Sushil Singh, 36, of Gaushala Municipality-12 died while being rushed to Bardibas Snakebite Treatment Centre, according to the Area Police Office in Gaushala.
Smuggling of petro products rises in SarlahiBy Aman Koirala
Yet another district adjoining Nepal-India border point has reported cases of smuggling of petroleum products to India, where petrol and diesel are expensive than in Nepal.
Sugarane farmers call off protestsBy Aman Koirala
Sugarcane farmers in Sarlahi district called off their two-week long protests on Tuesday after farmers and mill operators reached a 6-point agreement to settle outstanding payment to farmers.
Farmer’s death fast against non-payment enters third dayBy Aman Koirala
A fast unto death by Shesh Mahabubh Reja to protest against nonpayment of dues to sugarcane farmers by sugar mills entered its third day on Monday.
Province 2 sugarcane farmers defy odds By Aman Koirala
Sugarcane farms in Province 2 may have been negatively affected by the lack of labour, aging farmers, payment disputes, unfavourable climate and a delay of mechanisation, but sugarcane output has been on increasing trend.
Tomato farmers taking home upto Rs1m dailyBy Aman Koirala
Tomato farmers have been rejoicing as favorable climatic conditions have led to a bumper harvest. Every day, farmers are supplying more than 50 tonnes of tomato to different parts of the country and pocketing over Rs1 million per day. Sarlahi is famous in the country for tomato cultivation.
Farmers wanted Rs562 per quintal: Mills start purchasing sugarcaneBy Aman Koirala
Sugar mills in Sarlahi have started purchasing sugarcane from farmers without fixing the price of the crop.
Security heightened for Thursday’s voteBy Aman Koirala
The district administration is geared to foil security threats on December 7, the polling day for the second phase of federal parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.
Suffocated by road dust, locals stage protestBy Aman Koirala
Locals of Jutpani along the Malangawa-Nawalpur road section in Saralhi on Wednesday blocked off vehicles for hours to protest the bad road and dust that they say was suffocating their community.
‘Dummy’ candidates in frayBy Aman Koirala
Independent candidates outnumber the official nominees of political parties for the upcoming provincial and federal elections in Sarlahi.
Bullion trader shot dead in SarlahiBy Aman Koirala
A group of three unidentified persons shot dead a bullion trader at Kabilasi Municipality-2 in Sarlahi district on Tuesday evening.
Sarlahi’s rural voters don’t know how to voteBy Aman Koirala
Many voters in remote areas of Sarlahi do not know how to cast their votes in the September 18 local level election, though the District Election Office has claimed that it has mobilised 501 people for voter education programme.
Province 2 to see little dev activities this yearBy Aman Koirala
Province 2 will not see much development activities in the next few months as it will not be able to utilise a big chunk of the budget provided by the central government due to postponement of local level elections and upcoming festive season.
SSFN Chairman Yadav faces backlash in MadhesBy Aman Koirala
Sanghiya Samajswadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav, who was regarded as an architect in Madhes for waging campaigns for rights of Madhes and Madhesis ten years ago, has faced backlash in the southern belt on Sunday.
RJP-N viewed as strong contender in the plainsBy Aman Koirala
The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal, a new force formed after the merger of six Madhes-based parties, has yet to decide to participate in the June 28 elections but it already appears to be a powerful contender.