Health workers at Bheri Hospital call probe committee’s report unfair
Medical fraternity in Banke says the committee failed to provide a fair investigation into all aspects of the incident since it has not addressed the issue of violence against women.
Health workers protest attack on medical personnel at Bheri Hospital
Two nurses jumped out of the window to safety after relatives of a Covid-19 victim had attacked them.
Health workers protest at Bheri Hospital following attack on medical personnel
Relatives of a Covid-19 patient, who died while undergoing treatment, had attacked doctors and nurses alleging negligence during treatment.
Shortage of oxygen at Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital in Kohalpur
The hospital had stopped admitting Covid-19 patients citing oxygen shortage in the last week.
With hospitals occupied, Covid-19 patients are dying at home
At least four persons died in home isolation over the past few days, as they could not find hospitals that would take them in.
More than 200 out of 350 swab samples test positive for Covid-19 at Bheri Hospital
The recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Banke has prompted the local administration to impose lockdown in Nepalgunj.
Lockdown to be imposed in Nepalgunj from Wednesday midnight
The Banke District Administration announced a five-day lockdown to contain the Covid-19 surge.
Nepalgunj schools to close for a week amid surge in Covid-19 cases
The sub-metropolitan city has also decided to close shops and businesses except those offering essential services from Sunday for one week.
Massive fire destroys 120 houses in Narainapur
More than 68 families have been displaced by the fire that spread throughout the settlement of thatched-roof houses.
Decade-old rural electrification project making slow progress
Frustrated by the delays, locals have formed a struggle committee to press authorities to work faster.
People from remote districts stranded in Nepalgunj Airport for want of PCR test
Authorities have made PCR test reports mandatory for all air passengers on rescue flights but are unclear about who should bear the expense of the test.
Three-day prohibitory order to be imposed in Banke from Sunday after spike in coronavirus cases
Twenty-seven people in the district including nine employees of the Inland Revenue Office in Nepalgunj, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.
After Covid-19, Narainapur locals have another fear to grapple with: flood
Narainapur might have dodged the worst effects of Covid-19 but as the rainy season sets in, the fear of a flood haunts villagers.
Individuals at quarantine facilities in Banke living with fear of snakes
Most refuse to stay in these facilities since snake sightings have increased with the rise in temperature.
Discharged Covid-19 infected individuals return to their villages only to be shunned
Returnees to their villages in Narainapur face hunger, poverty and ostracisation in society.