GORKHA, Dec 15: “At a time when we were having severe drinking water crisis, an INGO entered our village and promised to build water taps to rid us from the crisis. Our happiness knew no bounds at that time,” recalled Karna Prasad Paudel, a local of Bahuntar, Palungtar-1 in Gorkha district. “Now if we meet those representatives of the INGO again, all of the villagers will unite and chase them away.”
GORKHA, Dec 10: Gorkha District Development Committee (DDC) has sought clarifications from the World Vision International for allegedly providing false information regarding a tailoring training for earthquake victims in the district.
GORKHA, Nov 23: Quake victims in Gorkha district are having tough time due to the increasing cold with the winter fast approaching. Hundreds of them are still living under tarpaulins and makeshift shelters set up after the quake destroyed their houses some 19 months ago.
GORKHA, Nov 11: ‘Tarkariwali’ Kusum Shrestha has rejected the offer to play in the Nepali movie Lamphu. Shrestha who became famous on the Internet after her picture went viral online has said that she decided not to do any movie right now as suggested by her well wishers on the social media.
GORKHA, Nov 7: A quiet place otherwise, Gorkha this year is receiving great number of tourists. With the commencement of education tour season, queues of students of different age groups are seen in Gorkha Durbar and other sites from dawn to dusk. Along with them, tourists are swarming here with daily visitor number tally reaching 3000 to the maximum. Managing this crowd has been hard for the hoteliers though they are doing brisk business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.