Narahari Sapkota

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Bhattarai compares Lokman with a stray bull

Published On: October 22, 2016 03:28 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Oct 22: Former Prime Minister and Coordinator of Naya Shakti Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai on Saturday said that the suspended Chief of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki is similar to a stray bull.

Prez Bhandari to visit Manakamana Temple today

Published On: September 29, 2016 11:44 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 29: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari is arriving in Gorkha to visit Manakamana Temple on Thursday.

Lig-lige race on October 7

Published On: September 28, 2016 08:15 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 28: The seventh edition of Lig-lige Daud, a road race commemorating the ancient tradition of choosing king in Gorkha, is set to be held on October 7 this year in Lig-lig Kot, Gorkha. The winner of the race will be handed a crown along with Rs 50,505, according to the organizer.

5 trekkers including two Spanish killed in Gorkha landslide

Published On: September 22, 2016 09:06 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 22: A landslide in Kerauja area in northern Gorkha on Thursday morning killed five people including two Spanish tourists and severely injured as many. Nepalis who lost lives in the incident are Dorje Lama, 35, Chhiri Shrepa, 30 and Ranjana Basnet, 25. Lama and Sherpa were trekking guides while Basnet was a staff at Community Action Nepal (CAN), a tourism-related organization.  Five people who were severely injured and four others who received minor injuries are being treated at Vayodha Hospital of Kathmandu.

VDC secys upset by I/NGOs non-cooperation

Published On: September 17, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 17: Village Development Committee (VDC) secretaries in various parts of Gorkha are unaware about the activities being carried out by I/NGOs.

Farmers worried by fertilizer shortage

Published On: September 13, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 13: Acute shortage of fertilizers during the peak season of farming has put farmers in Gorkha district in dilemma. The farmers are extremely worried over the lack of fertilizers after 23 agriculture cooperatives with license to distribute fertilizers to the farmers stopped supplying them. The cooperatives, which were selling fertilizers to local businessmen at higher rates, have stopped supplying fertilizers following a recent monitoring by the government.

Scarcity of fertilizer worries farmers

Published On: September 12, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 12: Acute shortage of fertilizers during the peak season of farming has put farmers in Gorkha district in dilemma.

Construction of schools linger as I/NGOs dilly-dally

Published On: August 30, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Aug 30: Save the Children, too, seems to be in no hurry. It has been five months since the organization signed an agreement with the government for constructing the building of Antar Jyoti Higher Secondary School of Takukot VDC. But the construct has not begun so far.

Gorkha shutdown for releasing black-marketing accused

Published On: August 26, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Aug 26: The private sector which is supposed to promote free and competitive market enforced banda in Gorkha on Thursday.

INGOs paying Rs 80,000 to Rs 180,000 per month to rent a flat in Gorkha

Published On: August 25, 2016 03:00 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Aug 25: INGOs and UN agencies have been spending liberally on rental premises and hired vehicles.

Delay in reconstruction by I/NGOs irks locals

Published On: August 23, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Aug 23: National and international non-governmental organizations have so far failed to live up to the commitments they made to earthquake victims.

33,405 victims in Gorkha receive first tranche of quake grant

Published On: August 18, 2016 10:15 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Aug 18: A total of 33,405 families in Gorkha district affected by last year's devastating earthquake have received their first installment of the quake grant.

Rural Gorkha relies on chopper during emergency

Published On: August 9, 2016 10:02 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Aug 9: Nineteen-year-old nursing mother Preeti Gurung, who lost her life during Monday’s chopper crash in Nuwakot, was receiving treatment at Sirdibas health post in Gorkha since the last three days.

Forced to spend big to get quake grant

Published On: July 21, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 21: It has already been three days since Suk Bahadur Ghale, an earthquake victim from Barpak-3 in Gorkha district, has been staying in a guest house at the district headquarters with hopes of receiving the first installment of grant from the government.

Three killed, seven injured in Gorkha landslide (Update)

Published On: July 5, 2016 12:07 PM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 5: Three persons were killed after being buried by a landslide that hit Kerauja VDC in the district at around 11 am on Tuesday morning.

200 households leave Karauja VDC out of landslide fears

Published On: July 1, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 1: Around 200 households of Kerauja VDC in Gorkha district have been displaced after their settlements were threatened by landslides triggered by heavy rains this week. The VDC, which lies in northern part of the district, is located at an altitude of 2,300 meters. It takes two days on foot to reach Kerauja from the district headquarters.

Gorkha villages reel under food shortage

Published On: July 1, 2016 12:25 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, July 1: Some villages in Gorkha are reeling under acute shortage of food, though there is plenty of rice stored in a warehouse at the district headquarters.