Arun Bam

The contributor for Republica.

Over 2kg smuggled gold recovered from TIA, five arrested

Published On: April 30, 2022 01:38 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

KATHMANDU, April 30: Five cleaning staff members of the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been arrested for their involvement in the smuggling of gold. The cleaning staff were found involved in smuggling the precious yellow metal worth around Rs 20 million from TIA on Thursday.

Youth line up to apply for temporary police: Govt to pay Rs 44,000 in salary for 40 days work

Published On: March 21, 2022 01:30 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

KATHMANDU, March 21: Crowds of youth gathered in front of all 77 district police offices on Sunday. The crowds were there to apply for a 40-day temporary police service recruitment.

Four dead, four injured in jeep accident in Doti

Published On: December 6, 2020 11:04 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Dec 6: Four people died in a jeep accident in Bogatan Phudsil Rural Municipality of Doti district on Sunday. Four persons have been injured in the accident.

Three killed, 33 others injured in bus accident in Doti

Published On: August 12, 2020 12:15 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Aug 12: Three persons were killed and 33 others were injured in a road accident in Doti on Wednesday morning.

One dies in quarantine in Doti

Published On: June 7, 2020 09:14 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, June 7: A 19-year-old man who had been staying at a quarantine facility here in the district died on Sunday at around 3 am.

Health authorities in FWP directed not to collect throat swab samples for next five days

Published On: June 5, 2020 06:23 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, June 5: Health authorities in the Far Western Province (FWP) have been asked not to collect throat swab samples for Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests for the coming five days.

Nepali laborers in India facing food crisis amid lockdown

Published On: April 12, 2020 07:34 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, April 12: Twenty two families from Dipayal Silgadhi Municipality-8 of Doti district are currently stranded in Haliyal, Banglore of India due to the lockdown, imposed by both India and Nepal. Neither are they able to return home, nor do they have enough money and food left to survive in an alienated land. It has been about a month since the daily wage earners are locked inside their rooms. And it is not sure when the situation will be normal.

Heavy snowfall in Khaptad, wildlife at risk

Published On: December 16, 2019 07:44 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall and dipping mercury in Khaptad area has put the wildlife there at the risk of survival. As they move down to warmer areas in the human settlements to avoid the extreme cold, they turn vulnerable, according to Khaptad National Park authorities, who state that the mercury has dipped to minus six degree Celsius in the high hills. The jungles and pasture lands have received over two feet thick snow. It has been raining here since Wednesday.

10 schools in Doti get safe infrastructures

Published On: November 7, 2019 07:56 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Nov 7: Doti was among the moderately affected districts by the massive earthquake of April 2015. However it served as a wakeup call many including Arjun Khadka, principal of Mahakali Secondary School of Sayal Rural Municipality – 6.

Agitating FNJ Doti chapter gifts broken radio set to Minister Baskota, MD Karki

Published On: August 29, 2019 01:30 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Aug 29: Federation of Nepali Journalists, Doti chapter gifted a broken radio set to Minister of Communication and Technology Gokul Baskota and Executive Director of Radio Nepal Suresh Kumar Karki.

Dhangadi - Khutiya - Dipayal fast track loses steam amid political wrangling

Published On: August 13, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Aug 13: While inaugurating the office of Dhangadi – Khutiya – Dipayal fast-track project on 16 December 2015 the then Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Ramesh Lekhak, directed officials to open the track within two months.

Municipality provides ‘sick and old’ cows for free, farmers enraged

Published On: August 11, 2019 07:33 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Aug 11: His happiness knew no bounds when Dil Bahadur Kathayat, a farmer from Kumalikot village of Dipayal Silgadhi Municipality, received a jersey cow for free on July 24. He was one among the 20 farmers to make it to the list of beneficiaries as the municipality was distributing cows for free.

SC seeks explanation for picking Godawari as provincial capital

Published On: January 20, 2019 07:41 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Jan 20: The Supreme Court has sought clarification from the concerned government authorities for selecting Godawari as the capital of Sudurpaschim Province. The constitutional bench led by Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana on Friday issued a ‘show cause notice’ to the government to present the reasons behind picking Godawari as the province capital.

Dipayal residents hit streets demanding their city be declared capital

Published On: September 28, 2018 09:35 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, Sept 28:  With the proposal of a new capital for Province 7, residents of Dipayal are once again taking to the streets, demanding that their city be named the permanent capital of the province.

Four members of a family jump into river, one rescued

Published On: July 22, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, July 22: A mother who apparently jumped into river along with her three children in Doti district has been missing since the last four days. However, one of her sons has been rescued by a local fisherman.

Three dead, 9 injured in Doti jeep accident

Published On: May 28, 2018 05:57 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, May 28: Three passengers died and nine others injured in a jeep accident at Gaguda of the district.

Three dead, 16 injured in Doti jeep accident

Published On: April 21, 2018 06:10 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, April 21: Three passengers died and 16 others got injured in a jeep accident occurred today at Shikhar Municipality-3 in Doti on Saturday.

Police deployed across Doti to assess damage after heavy wind

Published On: April 21, 2018 01:01 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, April 21: A school was one of the many buildings affected by an unexpected weather and heavy wind. The wind swept roofs of more than a dozen homes and damaged crops in Doti.

Agricultural lands lie fallow

Published On: April 21, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, April 21: Until a few years ago, the lush green fields and high agricultural output earned Mauwa the recognition of the storehouse of Doti. However,  the once fertile fields have turned into barren land and bushy jungles now.

Preparation underway to start homestay in Bagaleg

Published On: March 4, 2018 08:45 AM NPT By: Arun Bam

DOTI, March 4: Preparations for operating homestays in Bagaleg, which is known as the gateway to Khaptad National Park, have been started. The homestays will start operating from the mid-March under a joint initiative of Purbi Chauki Rural Municipality-2 and Hotel Entrepreneur Association, Doti.