Stories By 'ABADHESH KUMAR JHA'
A group of five families from India are planting crops on more than 50 bighas of public land at Gobargadha and Lalapati in Saptari without taking permission from the Nepali authority, according to Shailesh Kumar Sah, the mayor of Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality.
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Police have arrested a former municipal ward secretary of Saptari for his involvement in a case where an Indian man had obtained a Nepali citizenship through fake documents.
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Women took out a mass rally in Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari, on Monday to protest against growing cases of rape and sexual assaults.
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Two gang rape incidents have occurred within the span of 24 hours in Saptari district. Police on Monday said two women, ages 18 and 31, were raped at Shambhunath Municipality and Bishnupur Rural Municipality in the district on Sunday and Saturday respectively.
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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.
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Independent candidate Bahadur Sada Musahar has been elected the ward chairman of Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari district.
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