Govinda KC

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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.

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.