Police raided Mohammed Aftab Alam’s home in Rautahat on Thursday night in search of his brother
The locals, unaware of the raid, encircled the security team thinking there was a robbery, and the police had to fire warning shots a dozen times to disperse the crowd.
Protesting landowners in Betauna receive compensation amount for the land acquired by East-West Electric Railway
The long-standing dispute over compensation has been resolved; project work disrupted for months to resume soon.
Locals prevent railway builders from resuming work over compensation
Work on the 975-km cross-country track began in 2019 and is slated to be completed in 2022.
Eleven people were released without tests from Rautahat quarantine that later saw Covid-19 case
Local administration has instructed the quarantine discharged people to return to the facility to undergo rapid tests.
Forest patrol intensified fearing increase in poaching activities during lockdown
Poachers have become active in several forests of Rautahat in the last few weeks, according to the Division Forest Office.
Rautahat police confiscate ambulances on charge of carrying passengers during lockdown
Of the three ambulances, two are privately owned and one belongs to the Nepal Red Cross Society in Hirapur.
12 injured in Birgunj in a clash over food relief
In Rautahat’s Chandrapur, political parties and senior government officials are exerting pressure on local representatives to provide food relief to their friends and families.
People in Rautahat who recently returned from India are yet to come in contact with local units
Returnees are reluctant to stay in quarantine, say local authorities.
Landowners obstruct construction work on East-West Railway over compensation row
The compensation amount for land having irrigation facility has been fixed at Rs500,000 per kattha.
Fire lines formed to protect community forest in Rautahat
Sundar Prasad Sharma, under-secretary at the Department of Forest and Soil Conservation, said that the country since 2005 has been losing some 200,000 hectares of forest area annually.
Rautahat: one that encompasses the heart, soul and spirit of the Tarai plains
On your visit to the district, start with Nunthar and other lesser-known destinations.
Musahar children are enrolled in schools but only a few go to classes
Officials say despite annual enrolment campaign and mid-day meal programme, children from the Musahar community are not regular to school.
After delayed opening, Shreeram Sugar Mill closes again after two weeks
The factory owes Rs 250 million to sugarcane farmers in outstanding payments for their crops.
Flood fear looms over villages close to vulnerable embankments in Rautahat
Government has not released funds to repair the embankments damaged in last year’s monsoon, officials say.
Committee to settle land compensation dispute for Mechi-Mahakali Electric Railway
Survey has been halted due to the agitation of local residents.