Devendra Basnet

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Fixing capital of Province 5 still a daunting task

Published On: May 6, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, May 7: As most suggestions collected by the special committee formed to recommend the name of the capital of Province 5 are for naming Dang as the capital, the provincial assembly is in a fix whether to respect the majority.

Five, including two foreigners, arrested for illegally promoting Christianity

Published On: April 27, 2019 07:43 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, April 27: Five people including two foreigners were arrested from Ghorahi on Wednesday on the charge of illegally promoting Christianity. American citizen Cinquanta Oleana May, Indian citizen Gaurav Shrivastav and Nepali citizens Dilli Ram Paudel, Kunsang Tamang and Pramod Kafle were arrested by the police along with promotional materials such as a carton full of bibles.

Province 2 wins, APF hits 23

Published On: April 19, 2019 09:43 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

KAPILVASTU/DANG, April 19: The departmental teams Tribhuvan Army Club and Armed Police Force (APF) Club have continued their winning run by registering big margin win over Gandaki and Karnali Provinces respectively in women’s football on Thursday.

Government inviting violence by provoking CPN: Deuba

Published On: April 4, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, April 4: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of inviting danger and violence by provoking the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand.

Local govts disobeying central govt

Published On: April 1, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, April 1: Many local units in Dang have been charged with disregarding the central government's instructions regarding the usage of machinery for local projects.

A doting single mother with four visually-impaired children

Published On: March 21, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, March 21: Wearing a huge Madal (Nepali hand drum) around her neck, Ganga Gandarva starts singing while her twin sister Jamuna accompanies her with the beat.

Govt projects extract river resources illegally

Published On: February 19, 2019 09:42 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Feb 19: Every year, the government formulates various policies and work plan regarding the extraction of resources from rivers.

Police constable accused of raping woman

Published On: February 16, 2019 10:10 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Feb 16: A police constable of the Area Police Office (APO), Phulbari, in Dang district has been accused of raping a woman on Thursday.

Maghi excitement among Tharus

Published On: January 14, 2019 09:21 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Jan 14: Earlier, the thought of Maghi would bring tears in the eyes of Kamlari Krishna Chaudhari, who is now the deputy speaker of Province - 5. While the family members of her landlords family, where she would work as a bonded labor, would make a fanfare, she would sneak to a corner and shed tears in silence. Her workload would double and there would be no time even to sleep.

Maghi excitement among Tharus

Published On: January 14, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Jan 14: Earlier, the thought of Maghi would bring tears in the eyes of Kamlari Krishna Chaudhari, who is now the deputy speaker of Province - 5.

Former prez Yadav concerned over Chure destruction

Published On: January 12, 2019 07:34 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Jan 12: Concerned about the rampant excavation in the Chure range, former president Dr Ram Baran Yadav has urged the government to stop the "ongoing destruction in the name of development."

Interim order for RAHS not to implement the new service charge

Published On: January 5, 2019 08:24 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Jan 5:  The High Court, Tulsipur, on Friday issued an interim order, asking the Dang-based Rapti Academy of Health Sciences (RAHS) not to increase its service charges.

22 die in Dang school-trip bus crash

Published On: December 22, 2018 08:10 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Dec 22: The death toll in the Dang bus mishap has reached 22 as one more injured breathed his last while undergoing treatment.

Death toll in Dang bus mishap reaches 20

Published On: December 21, 2018 06:10 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Dec 21: As many as 20 students died while 13 others were injured after a bus (Ba 4 Kha 9766) skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in Tulsipur Sub Metropolitan City -3 of the district on Friday.

Rape cases double in Dang

Published On: December 18, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Dec 18: On November 18, four-year-old Renu (name changed) of Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City-12 in Dang was playing outside her home. Later, a 12-year-old boy accompanied her. Suddenly, he started touching the little girl inappropriately and ended up raping her.

3 siblings charred to death in house fire

Published On: December 15, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Dec 15: A massive fire which broke out in a house in Dang on Thursday evening claimed the lives of three children of the same family.

Groom's parents among 6 of wedding party killed in road collision

Published On: December 14, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Dec 14: A joyful wedding suddenly turned tragic Wednesday midnight following a road accident in Dang district which claimed six lives including the bridegroom’s parents.

Ex-combatants regret taking up arms for Maoist cause

Published On: November 21, 2018 08:05 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Nov 21: In 2001, Yogendra KC of Ramechhap joined the then Maoist insurrection with a strong determination to bring revolution and overthrow the state. He was a Maoist platoon commander and put his life on the line for the sake of so-called change.

Dashain fervor also reaches families living under tattered tarps

Published On: October 12, 2018 02:10 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Oct 12: Times may be rough on them but they are always optimistic. Despite living under tattered tarpaulins, the locals often say: “We'll surely celebrate the next year's Dashain under broader shelter!”

Two severely injured in bus-motorcycle collision in Dang

Published On: October 11, 2018 01:01 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Oct 11: Two people are severely injured when a bus hit a motorcycle in Dang on Thursday.