Narahari Sapkota

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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.

Maoists lose influence in Gorkha

Published On: May 19, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 19: CPN (Maoist Center), then UCPN (Maoist), had won all three election constituencies of Gorkha in Constituent Assembly (CA) elections of 2008 and 2013. Its leader Baburam Bhattarai, who is now the coordinator of Naya Shakti Nepal, had won one of the constituencies, getting highest number of votes.

NC and Maoist Center win election in Dharchema and Shahidlakhan Rural Municipalities respectively

Published On: May 18, 2017 08:59 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 18: Nepali Congress candidate Santa Bahadur Gurung has emerged victorious in the race for chief of Dharchema Rural Municipality with 1709 votes, compared 1656 votes for his closest rival Naya Shakti candidate Laxman Gurung.

Naya Shakti leads in Palungtar Municipality of Gorkha

Published On: May 15, 2017 02:02 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

PALUNGTAR, May 15: Naya Shakti Party, Nepal(NSPN) is taking the lead in Palungtar Municipality of Gorkha district.

Vote counting begins in 2 local levels in Gorkha

Published On: May 15, 2017 09:41 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 15: Vote counting has begun in Gorkha Municipality and Bhimsen Rural Municipality of Gorkha district.

People returning to villages to cast their votes

Published On: May 11, 2017 08:18 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 11: It looks like no less than a festival. Bus parks are jam-packed. People carrying bags and suitcases are seen all around. Thanks to the election to the upcoming elections. People are returning home from their workplaces in cities and towns in other parts in the country.

Socket bomb found

Published On: May 8, 2017 02:22 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 8: A socket bomb has been found at Swanr in Sulikot Rural Municipality-3 on Monday.

Police arrest one on charge of attacking Naya Shakti cadres

Published On: May 7, 2017 01:36 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 7: The police on Saturday night have arrested one person allegedly involved in attacking Naya Shakti cadres and vandalizing jeep and motor bike being used by them in Gorkha district.

Quake victims keenly await elections

Published On: May 5, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 5: Two years have passed since the 7.8 magnitude earthquake of April 25, 2015. Yet, the wounds it inflicted are still fresh on the minds of the quake survivors of Gorkha district, the epicenter of the quake that killed nearly 9,000 people and injured about 22,000 others, not to mention the tens of thousands it made homeless.

Nominations for phase I polls concluded in Gorkha

Published On: May 3, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, May 3: Candidates from different political parties in Gorkha district filed their nominations on Tuesday for the first phase of local elections slated for May 14.

Gorkha youths find poultry farming better than foreign jobs

Published On: April 27, 2017 08:35 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, April 27: Poultry farmers in Gorkha district have proven that Nepalis can earn over twice the income working in our own country than those who go abroad for employment opportunities, especially in the Gulf and the Middle East countries.

Two years on, reconstruction yet to gain pace in Gorkha

Published On: April 26, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, April 26: On this very day two years ago, Nepal experienced major jolts that shook the very core of the nation. The devastating 7.8 magnitude quake left thousands dead, injured and homeless.