Chief Lumbini Province, Amik Sherchan, has said the country would get prosperity if corruption is controlled.
District Police Office, Banke has launched a special festival-centric campaign to avert possible cheating and fraud incidents at the border between Nepal and India as a large number of Nepali migrant workers have started returning home from India to celebrate Dashain festival.
The air is crisp, flowers are in full bloom and the villages' maize crops are ready for harvest.
Participating conservationists and guests put their hands together when the bird festival organised by the Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) on 26 November, 2018 declared the Sarus crane (Grus antigone) as 'city bird' of Lumbini
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal has promised that the entire household would be provided with sufficient electricity within the next two years.
By Our CorrespondentBhairahawa, Sept. 5:The construction of Butwal-Lumbini 132 kV transmission line has been completed. The 132 kV double-circuit transmission line from Yogikuti (Butwal) to Mainhiya was constructed to improve power supply in the Bhairahawa area of Rupandehi and to control technical leakage. Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal is scheduled to inaugurate the transmission line project on Monday.The Nepal Electricity Authority has already charged the 18-km Butwal-Lumbini transmission line from Butwal substation to Mainhiya substation and brought it into operation since July this year.The new infrastructure can transmit about 200 megawatts of electricity.A substation of 132/33/11 kV has been constructed in Mainhiya. There are two power transformers of 45 MVA capacity-- 33/11 kV and 16 MVA power transformers in the substation.Hari Prasad Pandey, chief of the project, said that with the commissioning of the transmission line, the electricity supply in Butwal, Bhairahawa area will be improved and the NEA will be able to provide as much electricity to industries as they require.According to the project, about 60 megawatts of electricity has been supplied to the industries and general people in the Bhairahawa area.However, the demand for electricity from the industrial sector alone is 90 MW. The project is planned to supply 90 megawatts of electricity immediately with the completion of the project. Later, if the demand increases, 200 MW electricity can be supplied from Mainhiya substation, said the NEA.Work to expand the transmission line has started for expansion and upgrading of electricity in Bhairahawa after the construction at Gautam Buddha International Airport began, in Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha and Bhairahawa-Lumbini Industrial Corridor.The initial work of the transmission line project had begun in the fiscal year 2070-071 B.S. There was some delay in the construction of the project due to route change and COVID-19 pandemic and other reasons.A 132 kV double-circuit transmission line is being constructed from Mainhiya substation to India's Uttar Pradesh. The construction of the transmission line connecting Mainhiya substation to Sampatiya (New Nautanuwa) substation in Uttar Pradesh, India is in the final stage.At present, Uttar Pradesh has only 33 kV transmission infrastructure, after the construction of Mainhiya-Sampatiya, cross-border electricity trade between Nepal and India will become easier.
Continuous rains caused subsidence of the road for nearly 40 meters at Hieudekhola of Tinau Rural Municipality-5 in Palpa district, disrupting the traffic since Thursday, according to the District Police Office, Palpa.
The Kulpani Green Park located at Badahara, Gadhawa Rural Municipality-1, Dang has become an attractive destination for tourists.
Laxmi Sunar of Bhandarikanda, Musikot Municipality-6, of Rukum West has only one son and daughter-in-law. Both of them are suffering from HIV/AIDS. Sun, who has endured 70 years of her life in poverty, pain, suffering, and hatred, now has neither food to eat nor sufficient support to live.
She said that infertility of cows and management of calves is a real challenge. There is also a challenge to growing grass in the hilly area because of limited land.
“Manni Wayan Chiyu Bhaya.” (It is really good brother) Hima Kusunda of Budhichaur, Sarumarani Rural Municipality–6, Pyuthan commented on the photo her brother posted on Facebook. Similarly, Tej Bahadur Kusunda of Kurmi, Gurbhakot Municipality–5, Surkhet posted a group photo and wrote: “Toka Manni Wayan Chiyu.” (We are very good)
Sunita Budha, 16, and Anil Rokka, 17, both from Putha Uttarganga Rural Municipality, in Rukum East district, got married while they were in the ninth grade. Right after their marriage, Sunita got pregnant and Anil went to India in search of work. Both had to discontinue their study due to chores, family responsibilities, child care and financial burden. Like the couple, many teenagers in the district are choosing to get married before reaching marriageable age and becoming parents.
The SEE Level Up examination of the students of Suddhodhan Jana Jeevan Secondary School in Kapilvastu district was delayed by one-and-a-half hours Saturday morning. Janata Secondary School was designated as a SEE Level Up examination centre which is 20 kilometers away from Suddhodhan School. Thirty-four students of Suddhodhan School could not reach their exam centre after the Koili River, which the students had to cross to reach the centre, was flooded because of the heavy rainfall of Friday night. Later, personnel from the Armed Police Force crossed the river by a boat carrying the questio