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Nepal needs another international airport. So why is Nijgadh being held up?
Local residents want the project to take off, hoping economic returns. But there are also nationwide protests against the plan, mainly over the number of trees that have to be felled to create space for the airport.
Statues are being stolen from Simraungadh, but nobody is bothered
Simraungadh is the capital city of the Mithila kingdom and houses many historical palaces, which is why statues and other artefacts are frequently extracted from various places.
Despite protests from animal rights activists, tens of thousands of animals are being slaughtered in Gadhimai
In line with the Supreme Court’s order to work towards eliminating animal sacrifice, the temple has decided to stop sacrificing pigeons.
Postal highway upgradation drive creates more problems than solutions
The Bariyar-Paterwa stretch in Bara, which is currently under construction, has developed cracks and fissures only days after the road was blacktopped.
869 houses handed over to windstorm victims of Bara
The government allocated a budget to construct 1,453 houses initially but later verified that only 881 houses needed reconstruction.
Man arrested for swindling teachers on pretext of providing educational training
Police arrested Birendra Kunwar, who posed as a trainer under the name of Vijaya Chaudhary, for collecting Rs 2,500 to 3,000 each from the teachers of community schools
Families of windstorm victims denied relief due to lack of documents
Families of the people killed in the devastating windstorm in Bara district on March 31 have been deprived of relief extended by the provincial government due to a lack of necessary documents.
With no roofs over their heads, villagers forced to sleep under open skies
Since the deadly rainstorm walloped his home on Sunday, Jaipal Ram has spent the last three nights under the open sky.
Rainstorm leaves 27 dead, more than 400 injured
The death toll from the devastating windstorm that struck Bara and Parsa districts reached 27 as of Monday evening, while more than 400 people were injured and hundreds of families were rendered homeless.
Dozens killed and hundreds injured by rainstorm in Southern Nepal
A severe rainstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal on Sunday, killing at least 27, according to officials.
Poor families in Bara drinking unsafe water
The majority of the impoverished families living in Harpur village, Pachrauta Municipality-1 of Bara district remain without access to safe drinking water. They are compelled to drink groundwater with arsenic content--a poisonous metal in water.
Teacher on the run after student’s death in Kalaiya
Police are after a school teacher accused in the death of a student at Kalaiya Sub Metropolis-1 in Bara district. The parents of 13-year-old Ajaya Kumar Mandal has lodged a police complaint, accusing Sonalal Yadav of severely caning their son that led to his death on Monday.
Three killed in Bara road collision
Three persons died and two others were injured when two cars collided at Nijgadh Municipality-9 in Bara district on early Saturday morning.
3 killed, 2 injured in Bara jeep-taxi collision
Three persons died and two others sustained critical injuries in a jeep-taxi collision near Bhamara Bridge in Nijgadh Municipality-9 of Bara along the East-West Highway in the wee hours of Saturday.
Nijgadh-Kathmandu Expressway: Mismanagement leaves felled trees in limbo
Wooden logs accumulated from the trees that were chopped for the construction of the Nijgadh-Kathmandu Express Way are decaying as a result of authoritative mismanagement.