Narahari Sapkota

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Bhimsen Park awaits visitors

Published On: September 10, 2017 09:25 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 10: The attractive Bhimsen Park in Gorkha Municipality-4 is surrounded by scenic beauty and hills.

Street vendors return to public land

Published On: September 4, 2017 03:23 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 3: Street vendors in Gorkha have illegally occupied a public land owned by the District Forest Office (DFO) along the Khaireni-Gorkha Highway, posing 'risk' for commuters.

Parties disappointed over delineation of electoral constituencies

Published On: September 2, 2017 01:44 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 1: Political parties and civil society leaders in Gorkha have expressed disappointment with the Election Constituency Delineation Commission (ECDC), over the demarcation of electoral constituencies.

Gorkha locals head to Tibet to buy food stuff

Published On: August 26, 2017 08:12 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, August 26: The route to Tibet via Ngula Pass opens only once a year.

Illegal Hoarding Boards In Gorkha

Published On: August 23, 2017 08:53 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, August 23: It has come to light that taxes for the hoarding boards installed around the main market of Gorkha district headquarters and checkpoints to enter the district have not been paid.

Remote Gorkha relies on choppers during emergencies

Published On: July 31, 2017 08:09 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 30: Sarita Gurung of Dharche village was rushed to local health center following labor pain. When the health center could not treat her citing lack of expertise and equipment needed to treat her, she was taken to TU Teaching Hospital in the capital on Friday.

Changing face of festivities: Nag panchami and Janai Purnima

Published On: July 29, 2017 12:15 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

“Previously one used to paint Naags (snakes) all day with the help of a wooden base, while printed pictures are used these days,” said priest Krishna Prasad Bhattarai. In addition, priests used to make janai and doro (sacred threads), the latter by mixing Kesar powder with the originally white threads, with their hands.

Only 500 households eligible for third installment

Published On: July 18, 2017 03:45 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 17: Twenty six months have passed since the locals of Gorkha, the epicenter of the April 25 earthquake, have been living miserable lives in temporary shelters.

Monsoon drenching quake victims once again

Published On: July 13, 2017 04:15 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 12: Gorkha was the epicenter of the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015. While the destruction was massive in 14 districts, Gorkha, naturally, suffered the hardest.

Quake victims forced to live in landslide-prone areas

Published On: July 9, 2017 01:15 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, JULY 8: Though more than two years have shot by since the devastating earthquake of April 2015, locals living in high-risk zones are yet to be relocated. As of now, not a single household living in the high-risk zones has been relocated to safer settlements.

Quake victims spending third monsoon in tents

Published On: July 7, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 7: It has been more than two years since Nepal got hit by the catastrophic earthquake but still many victims who were rendered homeless by the disaster are obliged to spend yet another monsoon in their dilapidated makeshift tents.

Earthquake memorial park to be constructed in Barpak

Published On: July 6, 2017 08:45 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 6: A plan has been approved to construct an earthquake memorial park at Barpak, the epicenter of the April 2015 Gorkha earthquake. The Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC) divisional office in the district has estimated the park construction cost at around Rs 180 million.

Gorkha farmers relieved as irrigation canals start flowing again

Published On: July 6, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 5: Tara Bahadur Magar of Pokharatar in Ajirkot Rural Municipality-4 is busy preparing his field to plant rice.

Fund raised thru social media campaign for school building

Published On: June 26, 2017 06:28 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, June 26: With the advancement of social media technology, it has been easier to carry out social activities. It has not only united people but also brought them together for social work.

Palungtar boasts of a new drinking water project

Published On: June 21, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, June 21: A drinking water facility has been built in Palungtar Municipality of Gorkha with an investment of Rs 70.35 million.

Demand for aggregates rises as infra development gains momentum

Published On: June 18, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, June 17: The rise in infrastructural works in Gorkha has increased the demand for aggregates by a huge number and has helped the district authority to collect two times more revenue compared to past previous years.

Rs 1.19 billion paid in land compensation in Gorkha

Published On: June 11, 2017 02:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, June 11: The District Administration Office (DAO), Gorkha, has so far paid Rs 1.19 billion in compensation to various landowners for their land acquired for the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project, a project of national pride. The DAO paid the compensation in five phases.

Farmers in Gorkha did not get right price for cardamom

Published On: June 11, 2017 01:30 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, June 11: This year, cardamom farmers of Gorkha district have stored the cash crop at their homes as they did not get the 'right' price for it. It is estimated that almost 15 tons of cardamom has been stored in the district in this way.

Elected local representatives in Gorkha rap NRA

Published On: June 4, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, June 3: Newly-elected representatives of the local units in Gorkha have criticized the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) for the delay in expediting the reconstruction of quake-ravaged houses and infrastructures.

Man beaten almost to death during conflict becomes Gorkha's mayor

Published On: May 20, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 20: When the Maoist insurgency was at its peak, an incident of February 8, 2001, had shaken everyone who had seen the condition of Rajan Raj Panta, the newly-elected mayor of Gorkha Municipality.