Stories By 'ABADHESH KUMAR JHA'
An unidentified disease in Kanchanrup Municipality of Saptari leaves three dead and 400 affected within the last 15 days, according to the health officials.
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More than 300 houses at Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality and Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari district have been inundated after floodwaters from the Koshi River entered the settlements.
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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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Tags: gang rape