First Same-sex Marriage Registered in Bardiya

Bardiya registered its first homosexual marriage. Anju Devi Shrestha (Dipti), 33 of Badaiyatal Rural Municipality-2 and 33-year-old Supita Gurung of Kohalpur Municipality-5 legally obtained their marriage registration certificate on February 11, 2024. They applied for their marriage registration at the ward office on 18 January. Ward Chairperson Diladev Giri said…

February 15, 2024  
Accused Of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 25-year-old Laxman Tharu of Barbardiya Municipality-8, Auri on November 13 for the charge of raping 16-year-old girl. The aggrieved party filed a complaint against the accused on November 19 alleging that he had raped the victim on November 18. DSP Tulsiram Aryal informed that  the accused has been…

November 21, 2023  
Accused Of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 40-year-old Prakash Khawas of Geruwa Rural Municipality-6 on November 20 for the charge of raping a 16-year-old girl. The aggrieved party filed a complaint at the Area Police Office, Patabhar on November 20 alleging that the accused forcibly brought the victim to a shed on the night of…

November 21, 2023  
Review and Planning Meeting Started for Right II and Conservation Project

The Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) initiated a review and planning meeting for the Rights II and Conservation Project in Thakurdwara, Bardia on November 6. During the program, Subechya Khadka, Chief of Management at INSEC, emphasized that maintaining a sustainable partnership between INSEC and DCA could facilitate support in the…

November 6, 2023  
Unrepaired Bridge Obstructs Access to Health Facilities

The local patients have to suffer due to the delay in reconstructing the bridge connecting Gularia and Barbardia municipality. Although three spans of the bridge were swept away by the flood that occurred on October 8, 22, it has not yet been reconstructed. Residents are forced to use boats to…

October 16, 2023  
Accused Of Rape Arrested

The police arrested 21-year-old Hari Khadka of Barbardia-6 Jaipur on August 30, 2023 on the charge of raping a 14-year-old girl The victim filed a complaint on  August 30 , 2023 saying that the accused had raped the victim on August 22 after showing her the temptation of marriage. Hikmat…

September 1, 2023  
Accused of Rape Arrested

On August 19, the police arrested Karna Bahadur B.K, aged 53, of Madhuvan Municipality-1 Bahadurpur, on the accusation of raping a 24-year-old woman with a disability. According to DSP Hikmat Bahadur Bohra, the victim filed a complaint at the district police office on August 19, alleging that the accused had…

August 21, 2023  
Husband Arrested for Alleged Killing Wife

On August 17, authorities apprehended a 50-year-old individual, identified as Kripal B.K, on charges of allegedly murdering his 40-year-old wife, Kesh Kumari B.K, in the rural vicinity of Baghaiyatal. The incident transpired with the use of a sharp-edged weapon. According to official sources, the unfortunate event occurred while the victim,…

August 18, 2023  
Girl who Sustained Injuries Due to the School Wall Collapse Dies

During the process of treatment, the girl who sustained injuries from the collapse of a wall at River Queen's Boarding School in Badhaiyatal Rural Municipality-7 passed away on August 4. In Badhaiyatal Rural Municipality-7, a 9-year-old student named Merina Tharu, who was in the third grade, suffered injuries to her…

August 6, 2023  
Complaint Against the Accused  Accused of Attempted Killing

Radhika Tharu, 38, Basangdi Municipality-8, Kakaura, filed a complaint against her brother-in-law, Milan Tharu, 33, on June 17, 2023, at the local police office, Motipur,  for attempting to kill her. Dipendra Tharu, kin of the victim, said that the accused beat up the victim following a domestic dispute and tried…

June 19, 2023