Farmers of Banke and Bardiya district are worried after the government decided through the budget for coming fiscal year 2080/81 which is scrapping the Cotton Development Board, Khajura, Banke.
Nepalgunj Sub Metropolitan City and Khajura Rural Municipality have decided to shut community schools within the local levels due to unbearable heat. The temperature in Banke district has soared reaching as high as 41 degrees Celsius, affecting the normal life of people, and prompting the closure of schools.
A herd of sheep grazing in Chakakari Lake located in Bhume Rural Municipality-1, Rukum (East)
Students who wish to enroll in the Dhambozhi Secondary School in Nepalgunj, Banke, have to pass an entrance exam. Principal Vamdev Subedi informed that this year student enrollment programme had been closed due to the pressure of students.
President Ramchandra Poudel has granted amnesty to 10 convicts serving jail time at the Kapilvastu prison on the occasion of the 16th Republic Day.
Butwal was called Batauli. Batauli bazaar is still alive but wears a deserted look within the entire existing modern Butwal in the Rupandehi district in Lumbini Province.
Lumbini Province Chief Amik Sherchan said the dream of socialism would be materialized with strong unity and understanding among the forward-looking political parties. He urged all sides to put collective efforts to pursue the main goal of the republic i.e socialism.
For as many years as they can remember, locals of Ward No. 5 of Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality, in Banke district, have been crossing a river with risks.
Sixty-seven industries are in operation with foreign investment in Lumbini Province. Of them, 34 are small-scale industries, 16 middle-scale and 17 large-scale.
They breathed their last after being drowned in the Sidhaniyaghat river at Duduwa Rural Municipality-4 on Tuesday evening. A group of six persons, including both the girls had reached the river banks for picnic purpose.
The inmates in one Rukum West jail have been suffering from a dire drinking water shortage for a week now. Along with the jail, the district headquarters Musikot Khalanga and other markets have been reeling from the scarcity.
The first national park convention that concluded in Butwal has formed the National Park Federation.
One may not believe that more than 10,339 people are landless squatters and improvised and disorganised settlers in Baijnath Rural Municipality of Banke district. But it is a reality. This number has been identified through a systematic study conducted by the rural municipality recently.