Devendra Basnet

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Within a decade, first Tharu museum in ruins

Published On: September 9, 2019 08:07 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Sept 9: There was a huge excitement among the members of the Tharu community of Dang when they came up with an idea to establish a Tharu museum in Panaura of Ghorahi over a decade ago. The museum was supposed to exhibit and conserve Tharu culture and tradition and preserve them for the future generations. The plan got traction and even people even from a very humble background donated for building the Gumraha Tharu Cultural Museum.

Three die after drowning in Dang

Published On: September 7, 2019 06:55 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Sept 7: Three persons died in two separate incidents in Dang.

RAHS accepts group resignations of 21 doctors

Published On: August 26, 2019 12:21 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 26: Rapti Academy of Health Sciences (RAHS) approved the resignations of nine doctors appointed under contract basis and forwarded the resignations of other 12 doctors for further action to the Health Ministry after the doctors recently tendered their resignation en masse.

25 doctors resign en masse in Rapti Academy of Health Sciences

Published On: August 23, 2019 02:52 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 23: 25 doctors affiliated with Rapti Academy of Health Sciences resigned en masse on Friday citing undue pressure from the academy administration.

Bank manager arrested on charge of embezzlement in Dang

Published On: August 21, 2019 01:07 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, August 21: A bank manager has been arrested on the charge of embezzling bank funds in Dang district.

From grazing-land to potential international-standard cricket venue

Published On: August 14, 2019 07:40 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 14: Lamahi Cricket Ground is seen as one of the potential venues for hosting international cricket matches with the local authorities expediting the under-construction infrastructures which meet the required standards of International Cricket Council (ICC).

Unidentified group torches government vehicle in Dang

Published On: August 11, 2019 11:36 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 11: An unidentified group torched a government vehicle belonging to ward chair of Bangalachuli rural municipality, Dang on early Sunday.

Provincial capital, a challenge for leaders

Published On: August 1, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 1: When Krishna Chaudhary of Bardiya got elected to the post of Provincial Assembly member, one of her major agenda was to fix the provincial capital in a place convenient for majority of people.

Hospital resembles dumping site

Published On: July 29, 2019 07:23 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, July 29: A heap of stinking garbage left unattended since days welcomes visitors of the Rapti Academy of Health Sciences in Dang district. Poor garbage management at the institution has badly affected the visitors and the patients alike.

Three die after drowning in a pond

Published On: July 21, 2019 10:15 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, July 21: Three girls died after drowning in a pond on Sunday evening. The pond was constructed for irrigation purposes.

The last-minute rush: Development or deception?

Published On: July 1, 2019 08:33 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, July 1: Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City is extremely busy in implementing development projects these days. It has been working on repairing and widening roads, constructing new infrastructures, among others round the clock. However, in doing so, the office has wholly neglected quality standards. The rush to complete the projects before the end of the fiscal year is apparent.

Guthi land in Dang changing hands with simple paper accord

Published On: June 23, 2019 06:05 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, June 23: Gopal Prasad Nagarkoti of Lamahi Municipality-3 sold his two-room house on 16.78 dhur of land on November 5, 2018 to Madhav Bhusal as repayment of a loan of Rs 500,000.

Three Indian nationals killed, three injured as under-construction building collapses in Dang

Published On: June 15, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, June 15: Three laborers have been killed, while three others have sustained injuries when a building collapsed on early Saturday.

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.