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Gobargadha village in Hanuman Nagar Kankalini Municipality, Saptari, is flooded almost every year during monsoon. Post file Photo. Mar 18, 2018-Gobargadha of Hanuman Nagar Kankalini Municipality-13 in Saptari district is going to be shifted to a safer area because the village is highly vulnerable to flood. Almost ...
RAJBIRAJ: Property worth around Rs 2 million were destroyed in three separate incidents of fire in Saptari district on Saturday. A fire at the hardware store belonging to local Dinanath Rauniyar at Phattepur of Saptakoshi Municipality-1 yesterday gutted goods and property worth around Rs 1.5 ...
RAJBIRAJ, SAPTARI -- Property worth Rs 60 million was lost in a fire when a shoe shop caught fire at Hatiya in the district headquarters this morning. According to the district police office, the shop that belonged to Nausad Khatun was burnt to ashes in the fire. Khatun had reportedly left for home on ...
SAPTARI: Acceleration in the construction of Postal Highway, which is considered the lifeline of Tarai, has brought happiness among the locals in SAPTARI district. The highway which goes through the southern region of the district is expected to contribute in the overall economic activities and uplift the ...
Minister for Agriculture and Land Management in Province 2, Shailendra Prasad Sah (right) carries Arya Raut, a three-year-old daughter of Rajib Raut, martyr to the Madhesi movement, beside the deceased's son Aryan and wife Neelam, in Bhardaha, Saptari district, on Monday, March 5, 2018. Minister ... employment

RAJBIRAJ: Two persons died after the motorcycle they were riding on collided with a micro bus in Kanchanrup Municipality-6 along the Phattepur-Kanchanpur road section of Saptari district on Sunday morning. The deceased have been identified as Rajesh Kumar Sah (25) of Bolka Municipality of ... bike
SAPTARI: District Police Office, SAPTARI has arrested six persons including 4 Indian Nationals and 2 Nepali citizens for their alleged involvement in smuggling Chinese apples to India via SAPTARI district, on Thursday midnight. The arrestees were identified as Nirmal Kumar Karak, Ritesh Kumar ... smugglers
The Post Flood Recovery Need Assessment Report of NPC (November 2017), indicated that 35 districts were affected, of which 18 districts were severely affected (Banke, Bara, Bardiya, Chitwan, Dang, Dhanusha, Jhapa, Kailali, Mahottari, Makwanpur, Morang, Nawalparasi, Parsa, Rautahat, ... Nepal
The victim underwent a medical test at Rajbiraj-based Gajendranarayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj. She has been kept in a safe house of Saptari District Police Office. SP Singh said they were trying to contact victim's parents. Nine incidents of rape have been reported in Saptari ... raped
RAJBIRAJ — A journalist based in Saptari district is hard-pressed to treat his ailing son suffering from cancer. Kamananda Majhi, who is the editor and publisher of the Chhinnamasta vernacular weekly published from Rajbiraj, is in dire need of money for the treatment of his son, Ganesh Majhi who is ... raped
Rajbiraj, Saptari. Jan 28, 2018-Relief materials have been distributed to approximately 400 households affected by flooding of Tilathi Koiladi rural municipality-2 in Saptari. The relief supplies included clothes, improved oven and utensils, and were distributed by local organisation Sabal Nepal, Saptari amid a programme. raped
People residing in northern Saptari villages adjoining the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, who have long been putting up with wildlife terror, have started pouring ... Saptari Chief District Officer Bhagirath Pande, who had reached Kanchanrup Municipality to hold talks with the locals seeking a solution, had to ... raped
Persistent cold wave conditions and dense fog have sent the mercury plummeting in the Tarai region over the past few weeks, causing hardship to the general life. Cold has led to more than 40 deaths in several Tarai districts this winter. More than half of these fatalities have been reported in Saptari, where ... raped
SAPTARI: Renowned comedians of Nepal who started Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation have distributed blankets to the people of cold wave affected areas of Saptari district today. According to the Foundation's Chairperson and Comedian Sitaram Kattel aka ' Dhurmus', a total of 155 families of Topa and ... raped
With three more cold-related deaths over the past 24 hours, the total toll from the cold wave in Saptari over the past one week has reached 17. According to police, the latest victims of excessive cold are Prem Kumar Majhi, 60, of Khoriya, Khadak Municipality-7; 70-year-old Narayan Mukhiya of Tilathi Koiladi ... raped
Jan 8, 2018-Six deaths, including that of a seven-month-old, within the past 24 hours in Saptari are blamed on cold weather. With the latest incidents, the toll from the cold wave has reached 15 in a week in the district. Local journalist Raj Kumar Pasman said 7-month-old Ganesh, son of Lalit Chaudhary of Kanchanrup ... raped

RAJBIRAJ — One more suspected death from brutal winter weather has been reported in Saptari, the district in the southern plain. The victim is one Bhatanidevi Yadav, of around 65 years of age, of Tirhut Rural Municipality-1. According to the police, she was found dead in bed this morning. With this, the ... raped
RAJBIRAJ, Jan 7: Two people have died in Saptari district on Saturday due to excessive cold brought by a cold wave that has intensified since the last five days. The victims include 65-year-old Lakahan Thakur of Agnisaieer, Krishnasabaran rural municipality-4 and 70-year-old Mushaharu Chaudhari of ... raped
Yesterday, Sukdev Yadav,58, of Mahadeva Rural Municipality-2 in Saptari died due to cold. Mayor of Rajbiraj Municipality Shambhu Prasad Yadav said Kelidevi Khang, 60, of Jhalti Tole of Rajbiraj Municipality also succumbed to cold. Ward chair Arun Yadav said Najo Begam, 60, also died due to freezing ... raped
Jan 6, 2018-The death toll caused by cold in Saptari district rose further following two more deaths on Friday and Saturday. Lakhan Thakur, 60, Sujan Thakur, 55, and Shibu Mandal, 35, died of the extreme cold weather in the district. Police said Lakhan and Sujan died on Saturday while Shibu died on Friday night. With two ... raped
Ward No 1 Chair Binod Kumar Yadav said the trio died due to extreme cold following a cold wave. “They died due to the bone-biting cold that has affected mid-Tarai districts, including Saptari, since the past few days,” he added. The three were daily wage earners. Similarly, District Education Office, Saptari, ... raped
... of Malekpur in Belhi Chapena Rural Municiplaity-5 said they were under pressure to construct their toilets. “We have no land of our own. If we build our toilet on the roadside, it may be demolished one day”, he said. There are 10 families residing in public land on the side of the Postal Highway in Saptari. raped
RAJBIRAJ: An Indian national died after consuming excessive amount of alcohol in Belhi Chapena Rural Municipality-3 of Saptari district on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Raj Kumar Yadav (55)of Kuiriban, Madhubani in Bihar, the northeastern state of India. According to police, Yadav ... raped
... in educating voters. “Though the government spent millions of rupees in voter education programme in order to minimise number of invalid votes, it all went in vain due to poor execution of the programme and lack of effective monitoring ,” said Civil Society Network Saptari chairperson Sukharam Yadav. raped
Human Development Index (HDI) is used to verify whether a region is backward or not. HDI is measured on the basis of average life expectancy at birth, education and gross national income per capita of the people residing in a region. According to the 'Nepal Human Development Report, 2014' jointly ... raped
SIRAHA: Votes casting under the second phase of the provincial and parliamentary election started late in most of the polling stations of Saptari district today. The voting was delayed by 30-45 minutes in most of the polling centres. The casting of votes, however, is going on smoothly in four constituencies ... raped
SAPTARI: The district administration has heightened security vigilance in Saptari district with the completion of all the preparations for second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies scheduled for coming Thursday, December 7. The twin elections are taking place in 45 ... raped
As per District Election Office, Saptari, a total of 478 volunteers were deployed to educate voters in the district. Leaders and supporters of various political forces were seen organising voter education programmes after the volunteers deployed by the election office failed to reach rural areas. CPN-UML ... raped
Saptari CDO Bhagirath Pandey said that publicity materials put up at public places had been removed twice earlier and the process of removing them was on. CDO Pandey claimed that Saptari was an exemplary district as far as compliance with the poll code was concerned. He claimed that the Election ... raped
Three out of four parliamentary constituencies of Saptari district are likely to witness triangular contest in the upcoming polls. Provincial and parliamentary elections will be held in 45 districts, including in Saptari, on December 7. Constituencies No 2, 3 and 4 of Saptari are likely to witness triangular contest ... raped
Rajbiraj: Life has been thrown out of gear as the mercury dips further following cold wave for the last couple of days in Siraha and Saptari. People's movement in public places has been reduced due to extreme cold, with poor and needy people, in particular, being adversely affected. They are facing ... raped
RAJBIRAJ: Two persons died after the motorcycle they were riding on collided with another motorcycle along the Kathauna-Pato road section in Saptari district on Monday night. The deceased have been identified as Dipesh Chaudhary (25) and Deepak Chaudhary (23) of Kavilasha in Dakneshwari ... raped
Jan 4, 2018-Three persons lost their lives due to bone-chilling cold in the last one week in Saptari district. The deceased have been identified as Kuldeep Raya, 36, and Ram Dayal Ram of Birpur, Chinnamasta Rural Municipality-1 and Rajiya Devi Raya, 72. Ward Chairman Binod Kumar Yadav informed that the trio had ... raped
Quilt makers are busy plying their trade at Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari. POST PHOTO: ABADHESH KUMAR JHA . Dec 28, 2017-Temperature has plummeted in Saptari, with thick fog blanketing most part of the district throughout the day. The district has hardly witnessed any daylight in the last two days. raped
Chief District Officer of Saptari Bhagirath Pandey today said security agencies had taken the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal as the ... Saptari DAO considers CPN as the biggest threat because the Chand-led outfit has increased armed activities across the country and its two cadres were ... raped
Madhesi parties, which grabbed five out of six seats in the first Constituent Assembly polls, are working to regain their past glory in the provincial and parliamentary polls slated for December 7 in Saptari district. As they could not win even a single seat in the last Constituent Assembly polls, Madhes-centric ... raped
SAPTARI, Nov 30: Upendra Mukhiya of Tirhut village in Saptari had a normal life until six months back. When flood wreaked havoc in the district on 11 July, Mukhiya lost his house and belongings within a few minutes. However, that was not all. On August 14, the floods swept away his land and forced his ... raped
A meeting held at Saptari DAO today decided to keep 207 voting centres in the list of 'highly sensitive' polling centres and 88 voting centres as 'sensitive'. SP Mukesh Kumar Singh said voting centres were categorised on the recommendation of the District Security Committee. In Constituency 3, 77 voting ... raped
Pandey had allegedly hit his wife Kushum Devi Pandey (40) with an iron pestle over a minor dispute, inflicting serious injuries in her head, according to Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Singh at the District Police Office, Saptari. Kushum who had been undergoing treatment at the Biratnagar-based ... raped
Similarly, Sah from the democratic alliance said his party would win the polls as it had led every political movement and agitation for democracy. Sah held that there was no alternative to the NC. Saptari-1 has a total of 94,920 eligible voters. In the civic polls, the left alliance had garnered 18,529 votes, the ... raped
Nov 28, 2017-A bomb disposal squad of the Nepal Army (NA) has defused a powerful pressure cooker bomb planted near the office of Armed Police Force (APF) in Saptari along the Rajbiraj-Kunauli road section on Tuesday morning. The pressure cooker bomb which was prepared using RDX by the cadres of Netra Bikram ... raped
Nov 15, 2017-A fire that broke out at Chhinnamasta rural municipality-1 of Saptari district on Wednesday destroyed property worth approximately one million rupees. The fire started from an oil lamp at the house of one Wokil Mishra destroyed a cowshed ad four houses in the locality, according to locals. Food grain, clothes ... raped
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 8 : Leaders of Saptari district on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, saying the ... raped
As the date for the elections draw closer, election fever has gone up in provincial election Constituency No 2 'kha' in Saptari of late. raped
Among others, Saptari Constituency No 2 is being closely watched with a three-way battle expected among Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal ... raped
Poll ticket divides Saptari leaders ... leaders vie for election tickets, the same has sowed bitterness among aspiring candidates in Saptari of late. raped
Similarly, the RJPN is given Parsa 4, Bara 1 and 4, Rautahat 1,3 and 4, Sarlahi 1, 2 and 4, Mahottari 2 and 3, Dhanusha 3, Siraha 4 and Saptari ... raped
Yadav is contesting the elections from Saptari-2 while Rai from Sunsari-1. According to the list made public by FSFN, Vice Chairman Yubaraj ... raped
Oct 21, 2017-An Indian businessman, who was kidnapped from Kanchanrup Municipality of Saptari, was rescued on Friday evening. Textile businessman Amit ... raped


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