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A Dalit settlement awaits land ownership for over four decades

Published On: February 12, 2019 07:15 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DIALEKH, Feb 12: It has been around 47 years since Lal Bahadur Nepali of Narayan Municipality-1, Ratimate, has been making rounds of various government authorities and the houses of political leaders seeking an ownership certificate of his land but to no avail.

An exemplary prison of Dailekh

Published On: January 26, 2019 09:46 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Jan 26: Krishna Khatri, leader of inmates in Dailekh jail, wakes up before sunrise in the morning. After washing his face, he enters the library hall for yoga class. After practicing yoga and meditation, he participates in ‘puja’ and distributes ‘prasad’. He then takes his morning meal and then gets busy at income generating work. Sometimes, he takes fun in playing carom board and other sports with fellow inmates. He is also seen contributing labor for an under-construction temple.

Student found deadin school's water tank

Published On: December 20, 2018 09:53 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Dec 20: A boy in Dailekh who went missing from school on Tuesday afternoon was found dead in the water tank of school on Wednesday.

Two killed, six injured in Dailekh jeep accident

Published On: November 28, 2018 10:46 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Nov 28 : Two persons killed and six others were injured when a jeep met with an accident at Dhamigaun in the district, on Wednesday morning.

Gamblers assault mobile police team

Published On: November 10, 2018 03:33 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Nov 10: A group of gamblers assaulted a police team on patrol near Chandani Chowk on Friday night.

Dailekh court sees higher number of men filing for divorce than women

Published On: October 26, 2018 12:10 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Oct 26: Following the implementation of the new civil codes which allow husbands to file for divorce, the District Court, Dailekh has been receiving lots of divorce cases filed by men.

Rautes seek details of expenditure

Published On: September 16, 2018 01:05 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Sept 16: After learning about the immense irregularities conducted in the name of Raute Welfare Fund, people of this indigenous tribe have started acting cleverly. They have begun seeking details of expenditure with various government authorities responsible for distributing the fund.

Menstruation sheds make a comeback in Dailekh

Published On: September 11, 2018 09:02 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Sept 11: Nain Bahadur Shahi of Aathbis Municipality has observed it very well. It has been over a decade since NGOs have been running programs and campaigns in the villages of Dailkeh district aimed at dismantling Chhau Goths (menstruation sheds).

Man arrested with leopard skin

Published On: September 9, 2018 02:34 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Sept 9: Police have arrested a smuggler while trafficking a set of leopard skin from Aathbis municipality-2, Dailekh.

Municipality provides MBBS scholarship

Published On: September 7, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Sep 7: Aaathbis Municipality of Dailekh has decided to provide 75 percent scholarship to one talented student from the municipality to study MBBS.

Brahmins in Dailekh refuse to observe Rakshya Bandhan

Published On: August 27, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Aug 27: The Brahmin society of Dailekh did not tie the sacred thread around the wrists of the locals on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Sunday expressing their dissatisfaction over excluding their rights in the recently introduced civil code. According to the locals, the Brahmins broadcast a notice of their inability to perform the ritual through local FM radios a day before the Rakshya Bandhan festival and refused to perform their responsibility.

Model Badi settlement at risk of landslides

Published On: August 20, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

DAILEKH, Aug 20: A model settlement of underprivileged Badi community in district headquarters of Dailekh is at great risk of possible landslides.

Dailekh sees first successful appendicitis surgery

Published On: August 9, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

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

Published On: August 8, 2018 08:21 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

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

Published On: June 28, 2018 07:04 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

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

Published On: June 21, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

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

Published On: May 8, 2018 07:38 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

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

Published On: May 7, 2018 02:40 PM NPT By: Govinda KC

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

Published On: March 21, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

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

Published On: March 17, 2018 04:31 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

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.