‘I’m shocked it happened to me’. Record-breaking athlete comes to grips with caste-based discrimination
Chandra Kala Lamgade, who has represented Nepal in two South Asian Games and an Asian Championship, is seven months pregnant and was allegedly attacked for standing up against discrimination.
Farmers get raw deal as middlemen take the lion's share
Ginger, tea and cardamom growers are forced to sell their produce for whatever prices they can get due to obstacles in exporting agro products to India.
Man shot in clash over ox slaughtering dies
The clash occurred between the locals of Kamatoli and police on Wednesday.
Three children died after drowning in an under-construction pond in Bhadrapur Municipality
One body was recovered from an under-construction pond in Kamaldhap Tourism and Wetland Construction Site on Wednesday while two were recovered on Thursday, said police.
Electric wire traps set up for wild elephants turn into death traps for locals
Although it’s illegal to construct electric fences in the fields, the locals in northern and southern belts have been doing that to ward off wild elephants, according to the Division Forest Office in Jhapa.
Community schools in Jhapa reach students through radio programmes
Although the schools are running online classes, most students cannot participate without an internet connection.
India continues to halt the movement of Nepali cargo trucks at Panitanki border point
Over twenty trucks carrying Nepali tea and large cardamom have been stranded over the bridge of the Mechi River for the past five days.
Tea farmers miss first flush production due to extended lockdown
The local government has not stepped in to help distraught farmers who face financial ruin.
15-year-old sustains injuries while spraying disinfectant in Jhapa
Five days after the accident, Abhinash Subedi was admitted to Manmohan Hospital on Wednesday. Mechinagar Municipality will bear the cost of his treatment
Jhapa’s tea plantation farmers face the brunt of lockdown
Mechinagar municipality has asked the tea estate administration to provide food supplies to the workers; the tea estate itself hasn’t said anything about it yet.
Mechinagar Municipality starts to mark the houses of foreign returnees in a bid to streamline the identification process
The drive will not only help timely identification but will also help in the effective mobilisation of health workers, authorities say.
170 Nepalis stranded in Panitanki border crossing allowed to enter Nepal
Around 100 Indian nationals stranded on the Nepali side of the border were also allowed to go to India, said police.
Lockdown leaves many incoming Nepalis in a fix at various border points
In Panitanki border crossing in Kakarbhitta, Jhapa, at least 100 Nepalis including 14 students who have returned from Mumbai, India on Tuesday morning are waiting to be allowed in.
Following Cabinet’s decision to close borders, hundreds of Nepalis faced a long day on Monday at the borders
Most of the returnees claimed of having no information about the restriction imposed on crossing into Nepal since most of them had travelled a long distance to reach various border points.
Ukrainian couple, showing Covid-19-like symptoms, returned to India
The Ukrainian nationals were found suffering from high fever and showed common cold symptoms.