Van, truck collision in Nawalparasi (West) leaves one dead, another injured
The van’s driver died while undergoing treatment at Parasi-based Prithvi Chandra Hospital while the other injured person is undergoing treatment at Rupandehi-based Devdaha Medical College.
At least 5 dead, 30 injured in bus accident in Nawalparasi East
Police suspect the accident happened after the driver dozed off behind the wheel.
95 houses inundated in Nawalpur
Flood in the Narayani river inundated 75 houses in Binayi Tribeni Rural Municipality and 20 houses in Madhyabindu Municipality.
Tired of waiting, farmers start planting paddy without chemical fertilisers
Farmers across the country are desperate for chemical fertilisers to arrive as early onset of monsoon brings abundant rain to prepare the fields for paddy transplantation.
67 vultures found dead in Parasi
Preliminary investigation shows that the vultures died after feeding on the carcasses of dogs that were probably poisoned to death in Nawalparasi (West).
Illegal extraction of riverbed materials goes unchecked in Narayani river
The continuous extraction of riverbed materials can cause the river to change its course time and again, stakeholders say.
Patients of chronic ailments and accident injuries deprived of care due to pandemic
Immunisation programmes have also been disrupted in Lumbini Province.
All 36 doors of Gandak Barrage opened as water level in Narayani river reaches danger level
The District Administration Office has also requested locals to stay on high alert after the level of water increased in the river.
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.