Stories By 'PARBAT PORTEL'
In Bhadrapur Municipality of Jhapa lies a small village known as Mechi Pari, which means “across the Mechi river”.
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India has started allowing fresh Nepali ginger to enter its territory without being subject to goods and service tax (GST), ending around 20 days of confusion over exports of the agricultural product to the southern neighbour.
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The District Administration (DAO) has continued the curfew at Birtamod in Jhapa district on Saturday as well.
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The West Bengal government has invited the agitating Nepali-speaking people residing in Darjeeling for talks, 70 days after the protests intensified in the hill town. The various groups including Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) have been spearheading the protest in Darjeeling demanding a separate Gorkhaland state.
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Tek Bahadur Darnal, of Simalbari village in Jhapa Rural Municipality-3, has been dealing with a nightmare after he lost his wife and a three-year-old daughter in the massive flooding in Kankai River Last Friday.
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Fresh tension erupted in Darjeeling, India, after cadres of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) tried to disrupt the Cabinet meeting of Darjeeling state government on Thursday.
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