Two district hospitals in Province 5 closed after health workers infected with Covid- 19
District Hospitals in Arghakhanchi and Nawalparasi (West) have closed all services, except emergency units, and sent their Covid-infected health workers in isolation.
Three injured in a clash between APF personnel and locals in Nawalparasi
Security personnel baton-charged the crowd for disobeying lockdown, locals say.
Nawalparasi locals return spoiled rice distributed as relief
District administration office forms committee to investigate the incident.
Security personnel patrol border round the clock
Nawalparasi (West) shares a 28 km-long border with Maharajganj. However, there are only four Armed Police Force posts to guard the entire stretch.
Trees cut down to construct smart toilets in Nawalparasi (West)
The forest site is the area selected by the Province 5 government to construct smart toilets.
Every winter, the poor in Tarai are left to battle the cold alone
Although the authorities provide help, it comes too little too late, say locals.
Geophysics survey of Ramgram Stupa begins
The survey is being carried out to discover ancient structures below the ground, archaeologists say.
Around 1,600 children deprived of citizenship in Nawalparasi (West)
Lack of citizenship certificates has put the lives of many youths, who are demanding citizenship by descent or birth, on hold.
Archaeological site believed to be from the Buddha-era lies neglected
Concerned people blame authorities concerned for not doing enough to preserve the ancient relics and ruins in Ramgram.
Bridges along the East-West Highway in dilapidated condition
The Nawalparasi stretch is one of the busiest sections of the East-West Highway. According to the district traffic police office, more than 1,200 vehicles use the road daily.
Madhyabindhu District Hospital starts snakebite treatment
In the past, snakebite patients in Nawalparasi (East) had to go to Bharatpur or to other parts of the country to receive treatment.
Underground water table drops due to deforestation
Rupandehi and Lumbini facing drinking water shortages as wells run dry.
Family confines 14-year-old disabled boy at home
The family cannot afford to take Madan to Kathmandu for treatment
Students build ‘Chautari’ using waste
The students used more than 250 plastic bottles and 20 bags of plastic waste to build the Chautari.
Indian SSB security post removed from no-man’s land in Nawalparasi district
The post was used by the Indian SSB personnel to conduct security checks