Tag: Jhapa

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 […]

Oli rejects match-fixing speculations in Jhapa-3

Jhapa, November 30 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli says his party is not going to get involved in ‘match-fixing’ in Jhapa-3 when it has announced to extend support to Rastirya Prajatantra Party’s candidate Rajendra Lingden for House of Representatives elections. Earlier, some media had reported that Oli’s party was silently supporting Lingden’s rival candidate from […]

Betrayed by Congress, RPP to partner with leftist alliance in Mechi

Jhapa, November 1 After Nepali Congress refused to support its General Secretary Rajendra Lingden in Jhapa Constituency 3, the Rastriya Prajatantra Party has decided to partner with the leftist alliance comprising CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre in four districts of eastern Nepal–Taplejung, Panchthar, Ilam and Jhapa. Whereas Lingden will get support of the parties in Jhapa-3, […]

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 […]