Tag: Birtamod

Biratamod shut to protest murder

Jhapa, March 13 Gold and silver dealers have enforced a shutdown in Birtamod Bazar to protest the killing of a goldsmith, Sajan Mukhiya. Mukhia, who had been missing since March 4, was found dead on Monday. His body was found at Kolbung of Rong Rural Municipality-3 in the neighbouring district of Ilam. Police have arrested three […]

Curfew lifted in Jhapa town on fourth day

Jhapa, October 30 The Jhapa District Administration Office on Monday lifted the curfew clamped in Birtamod town of the district since Friday. Chief District Officer Rishiram Tiwari says the prohibitory order has been lifted from 3 pm today after the situation came under control. On Friday, a child was killed when police opened fire to contain the […]

Curfew continues in Jhapa town on third consecutive day

Jhapa, October 29 The Jha District Administration Office has not lifted the indefinite curfew order in Birtamod town that was clamped on Friday to control demonstrations by locals. On Friday, a child was killed when police opened fire to contain the mob. Locals had staged demonstration demanding investigations into an alleged murder. Laxman Shiwakoti from […]

(Updated) One killed as police open fire on Jhapa protesters

Jhapa, October 27 An 11-year-old child died as police opened fire on protesters in Birtamod of Jhapa district on Friday. The victim is Naresh Thapa from Arjundhara-11. Seven persons have sustained injuries and are undergoing treatment at local health facilities. Police had opened 17 rounds of fire to control the mob demonstrating in front of […]

Mechi-Mahakali Campaign is unstoppable, say UML leaders

Kathmandu, March 5 Leaders of the main opposition CPN-UML said on Sunday that no force can stop their party’s Mechi-Mahakali Campaign. UML Chair KP Sharma Oli, addressing a mass gathering at Birat Chok in Morang district, said: Not so long ago, foreigners tried to prevent the promulgation of the Constitution. But because of the CPN-UML, […]