Arjun Rajbanshi

Arjun Rajbanshi is the Jhapa correspondent for Kantipur Publications.

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Protesting tea workers in Jhapa say they are starving

Kartik Urawa, a tea estate worker, has four daughters--all school going children. It has been nearly a month since the new academic session began. The private school where the girls have been studying is putting pressure on him to pay the admission dues and other fees. However, Urawa does not have the resources to do so.

A longing to return home, in safety and dignity

When the government of Bhutan expelled tens of thousands of its Nepali-speaking Lhotshampa population in 1991, branding them as “illegal settlers”, they fled to Nepal in hordes. Purna Bahadur Limbu was among those who crossed into Nepal via India with which Bhutan shared a poorly defined and largely unpatrolled border.

Market monitoring ineffective in Jhapa

Market monitoring, an exercise that is mandatory to ensure consumer health and safety, has not seen effective implementation in Jhapa district due to a lack of technical knowhow, required resources and manpower.

Army retain Jhapa Gold Cup

Defending champions Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) clinched the fourth Jhapa Gold Cup football tournament title defeating host Jhapa XI 5-3 in a high-scoring thriller here at the Domalal Rajbanshi Ground on Monday.

Army set Jhapa final showdown

Tribhuvan Army Club defeated visiting Dauphins Family of Cameroon 1-0 in the semi-final of the fourth Jhapa Gold Cup to set the final date with hosts Jhapa XI on Saturday at the Domalal Stadium in Birtamode on Saturday.

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