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Govinda KC

Dailekh sees first successful appendicitis surgery

August 9, 2018 04:00 AM

DAILEKH, Aug 9: Tika Bhandari, 19, of Narayan Municipality-2 in Dailekh district was facing life or death situation due to health complication. She was admitted to the District Hospital, Dailekh and was in desperate need of surgery to prevent appendicitis from taking toll on her health.

Locals obstruct forest clearance for Upper Karnali Hydropower Project

August 8, 2018 08:21 AM

DAILEKH, Aug 8: Clearing the forest for the 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project has faced obstruction from the locals despite getting green signal from the council of ministers on August 15, 2017.

Drinking water projects worth Rs 190 million stalled for years

June 28, 2018 07:04 AM

DAILEKH, June 28: Two much-hyped drinking water projects of Dailekh-Majhuwa and Badalamji have failed to make any progress for the last decade. With the objective of supplying drinking water to the dense and dry settlements, the government has planned to spend Rs 190 millions for these two projects.

Rautes switch to modern treatment methods

June 21, 2018 02:30 AM

DAILEKH, June 21: Two years ago, Kapil Shahi, a youth from the Raute community, sustained serious burn injuries while basking around fire to escape cold during winter.

Road connectivity: First priority of local units

May 8, 2018 07:38 AM

DAILEKH, May 8: Of late, the elected local representatives have started working on the various pledges they had made to the people before the elections held last year. Coincidentally, road connectivity has been the first priority for all local units as they have been spending a bulk of their budgets on road projects.

7 injured, 2 critically, in Dailekh jeep mishap

May 7, 2018 14:40 PM

DAILEKH, May 7:   Seven passengers sustained injuries whereas two of the passengers are critical after a jeep (Bhe 1 Ja 780) en route to Jumla from Surkhet met with an accident at Siyakot of Guransh rural municipality, Dailekh on Monday.

Upper Karnali works yet to resume

March 21, 2018 04:30 AM

DAILEKH, March 21: All works at the construction site of Upper Karnali Hydropower Project have been affected for more than a month.

'Joint feast' to end caste-based discrimination

March 17, 2018 04:31 AM

DAILEKH, March 17: A month after the students padlocked the school administration, venting their ire against the school authority for allowing a Dalit woman to cook their lunch, Himalaya Basic School (HBS) of Teejdanda of Chamundabindrasaini-1, organized a 'joint feast' with the objective of erasing the caste-based gap between the students.

Chamundabindrasaini to get electricity for the first time

March 7, 2018 00:30 AM

DAILEKH, Mar 7: Despite being declared as a municipality during the federal restructuring of the state,   Chamundabindrasaini of Dailekh lacked even basic facilities and resources required for a municipality.

Vie-quotidienne of Raute children (Photo feature)

February 25, 2018 18:04 PM

DAILEKH, Feb 25: A group of Raute community has recently shifted at the bank of Chham Ghat river of Kholi Bazar in Bhairabi Rural Municipality.

Four killed, three injured in Dailekh jeep accident

February 22, 2018 18:02 PM

DAILEKH, Feb 22: At least four people died and three others sustained severe injuries when a jeep (Lu 1 Ja 3532) plunged about 100 meters from the road in Bakhaldhunga of Mahabu Rural Municipality-4 of Dailekh district on Thursday evening.

Students padlock school after Dalit woman cooks their lunch

February 10, 2018 07:10 AM

DAILEKH, Feb 9: Expressing  anger against the school authorities for allowing a Dalit woman to cook their lunch, students of a local school in Teejdanda, Dailekh have padlocked the school office.

Police seize explosive substances from Surkhet

November 11, 2017 13:03 PM

DAILEKH, Nov 11: Surkhet Police have seized huge amount of explosive substances suspected to spoil upcoming elections. The police seized detonators, gelatin, fuse wire, mobile phones, Nepali and Indian SIM cards from Panchapuri-11 of Surkhet.

GMR starts giving compensation to locals, after long wait

September 24, 2017 07:20 AM

DAILEKH, Sept 24: GMR, the developer of Upper Karnali hydroelectricity project, has started distributing compensation to the locals at a very slow pace, after a long wait, against the land acquired for the project.

Bad dreams make widow cremate husband 12 yrs after death

August 27, 2017 08:02 AM

DAILEKH, August 27: Udaya Prasad Regmi, Maoist in-charge of Narayan Municipality in Dailekh,   was shot dead right in his home by  security forces 12 years ago.

3 killed as landslide swept away their house

August 13, 2017 08:36 AM

DAILEKH, August 13: Three persons belonging to the same family were killed on Saturday as the house they were living in was swept away by the landslide caused by the continuous downpour at Gurvakot of Surkhet.

Chhaupadi still prevalent in hilly districts

July 30, 2017 04:15 AM

DAILEKH, July 29: The government's failure to implement the Supreme Court (SC) order against the Chhaupadi practice has given continuity to the social evil in Dailekh district where violence against women is highly prevalent. Incidents of women dying in cowsheds while practicing Chhaupadi are on the rise in the district due to the government's failure to implement the apex court's instruction to eradicate the practice.

Chhaupadi: A tradition that continues to claim women's live

July 9, 2017 04:44 AM

DAILEKH, July 8: On December 19 last year, a 15-year-old girl in Achham district was found dead in a Chhaugoth, a shed where girls and women are kept during their menstruation and post delivery.

11 die, 17 injured as bus plunges into Karnali River

June 15, 2017 00:45 AM

DAILEKH, June 14: Eleven passengers were killed and seventeen injured when a bus met with an accident near Nayan Mandir along the Karnali Highway at Aathbiskot Municipality-4 of Dailekh on Wednesday afternoon.

11 killed in bus accident in Karnali highway

June 14, 2017 17:03 PM

DAILEKH, June 14: At least 11 passengers have died in a bus accident in Karnali highway near Nayan Mandir of Aathbiskot Municipality-4 of the district.