Govinda KC

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Mass suicide attempted again in Dailekh

Published On: March 27, 2021 12:25 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, March 27: Hira Thapa Magar, 28, of Lekcha in Dungeshwar Rural Municipality-3 attempted mass suicide along with her children on Thursday morning. First, she killed her 3-year-old son Umesh Thapa by hanging him by a piece of cloth. Shortly afterwards, she and her daughter jumped into the Lekcha River near her home and attempted suicide. However, her 9-year-old daughter managed to save herself by escaping from her mother's grip.

Death toll climbs to two in Dailekh mishap

Published On: March 11, 2021 05:13 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, March 11: One more person has died in the road accident that occurred at Duikuna in Dailekh district on Thursday morning.  With this, the death toll in the accident has climbed to two.

21 Covid-19 patients escape from quarantine facilities in Dailekh

Published On: June 26, 2020 03:41 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, June 26: Twenty-one Covid-19 patients who were staying at the Naumule Rural Municipality-based quarantine facilities escaped on Thursday night.

33 security personnel test positive for Covid-19 in Dailekh

Published On: June 26, 2020 01:36 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

Dailekh, June 26: As many as 33 security personnel mobilized to manage and secure various quarantine facilities in Dailekh district have tested positive for Covid-19.

345 patients of Covid-19 have recovered in Dailekh so far

Published On: June 25, 2020 01:57 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, June 25: As many as 345 patients of Covid-19 have been discharged after recovery in Dailekh district as of Wednesday.

Dailekh sees shortage of cooking gas

Published On: March 22, 2020 11:32 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, March 22: Following the government's direction to suspend long haul transport and close educational institutions and government offices as announced on Friday, Dailekh has started seeing shortage of  liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The government had made the decision to restrain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nepal.

Police rescue abducted chairperson

Published On: December 23, 2019 08:31 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Dec 23: Police have rescued chairperson of Thatikandh Rural Municipality of Dailekh, Dhir Bahadur Shahi, who was kidnapped by the cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) on Saturday midnight. He was rescued after 18 hours.

Police rescue abducted chairperson of Dailekh's Thatikandh rural municipality

Published On: December 22, 2019 07:38 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Dec 22: Police have rescued Dhir Bahadur Shahi, chairperson of Thatikandh rural municipality of Dailekh, who was abducted by the cadres of Netra Kiram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party Saturday midnight.

Priceless idols stolen from Padukasthan Temple of Dailekh

Published On: December 4, 2019 08:52 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Dec 4: Invaluable sets of idols made of stone, bronze and several other metals have been stolen from Padukasthan Temple of Dullu Municipality – 9 in Dailekh district.

3 die, 7 injured in Dailekh accident

Published On: November 29, 2019 12:48 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Nov 29: Three passengers have died and seven others have been injured when a microvan met with an accident at Mugra of Gurans rural municipality-4 here in the district.

Petroleum exploration in Dailekh after Tihar

Published On: October 22, 2019 12:22 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

KATHMANDU, Oct 22:  The exploration of petroleum products in Panchakoshi area of Dailekh will start after Tihar.

Woman in labor rescued by locals in Dailekh

Published On: August 22, 2019 08:21 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Aug 22: Women of Bhairabi Rural Municipality in Dailekh rescued a pregnant woman who was suffering from labor in the street. The women were able to take her to a maternity ward of a nearby health post just in time for delivery.

New mothers in Dailekh deprived of maternity allowance

Published On: August 10, 2019 06:54 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Aug 10: New mothers of Mahabu Rural Municipality, Dailekh, have been deprived of maternity allowances since the last nine months although the rural municipality had announced to provide the allowance.

Model village under risk of landslide

Published On: August 4, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Aug 4: A model village of the Badi community in Dailkeh is under risk of landslide every year.

First phase of petroleum exploration completes

Published On: July 22, 2019 08:53 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, July 22: Geologists have said that they were optimistic about petroleum exploration prospects in the Panchakoshi area in Dailekh.

Petroleum exploration going on in Dailekh

Published On: July 3, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, July 3: The Department of Mines and Geology (DoMG) has said that it would keep progress made in mining of petroleum products in Panchakoshi of Dailekh secret.

Mid-hill road construction disrupts water projects in Dailekh villages

Published On: June 17, 2019 08:31 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, June 17: Thatikath Drinking Water Project which was recently completed and was about to be inaugurated has been severely affected due to an ongoing mid hill highway road project in Thatikath Rural Municipality. Water pipes laid at Bisalla area of the rural municipality have all been damaged due to the road construction. Lack of coordination between the drinking water and road departments has been blamed for the fiasco.

Man sentenced to over 38 years in jail for selling wife, son

Published On: June 4, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, June 4: Tek Raj Puri, 29, a resident of Bhairawi Municipality-4, has been sentenced to 38 years in jail after he was convicted of selling his wife and son in Bangaluru, India.

Ward chief thrashed during municipal meeting

Published On: May 19, 2019 08:18 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, May 19: The ward chief of Chamundabindrasauni Municipality-5 of Dailekh district was thrashed a school principal during a meeting of the municipality on Friday.

CDO urges local units to discourage Chand outfit's extortion drive

Published On: March 20, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, March 20: Laxmi Prasad Baskota, chief district officer (CDO) of Dailekh, has urged the local representatives not to give donations to the cadres of the government-banned Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand.