Tag: Jhapa

26-year-old woman arrested for allegedly planting explosive in Jhapa

Jhapa, May 13 A 26-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly planting a ‘socket bomb’ at the garage of Suryodaya Yatayat Pvt Ltd office in the district on Sunday. The improvised explosive device had exploded this morning at the office in Mechinagar. The arrestee Smriti Rijal is affiliated to Nepal Communist Party, informed SP Bishnu […]

Should I go on hunger strike for you to address my demands, questions lawmaker Lingden

Kathmandu, May 10 Rastriya Prajatantra Party lawmaker Rajendra Lingden has urged the government to rescue residents of his constituency in Jhapa district of southeastern Nepal from the risk of flooding. He warns that he will launch a hunger strike if the government fails to heed his demand. Addressing the pre-budget discussion in the House of […]

Jhapa: Locals nab ‘wasted’ ward chairman, force him to promise improvement

Jhapa, March 29 Locals of Mechinagar Municipality-2 in the district have taken their ward chairman under control and handed him over to police, after he was found drunk at office. The locals nabbed Tilak Neupane on Wednesday afternoon after he was found reporting to office under the influence of alcohol repeatedly. Tipped off by locals, […]

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┬áneighbouring 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, […]