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Devendra Basnet

KC's health condition worsens

July 13, 2018 12:56 PM

KATHMANDU, July 13: Dr Govinda KC’s health condition has worsened since yesterday night, according to doctors. KC is on a fast-unto-death in Jumla district for the past fourteen days.

All three levels of leftist government ignore RAHS

July 7, 2018 02:19 AM

DANG, July 6: On September 14, 2015, senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC began his seventh hunger strike against the then government's negligence towards the past agreements reached between him and the government.

Row over authority to manage resources at local level

July 2, 2018 03:25 AM

DANG, July 1: Last year Babai Rural Municipality of Dang confronted the District Coordinating Committee (DCC), over the handling of some contracts that were related to resources within the area of the municipality.

Lack of badge poses problems for provincial assembly members

June 24, 2018 05:05 AM

DANG, June 24: Three months after the formation of the provincial assembly in Province 5, lawmakers of the province are yet to get their badge, which is often considered as their identity.

Policies formulated by local units contradict constitution

June 20, 2018 05:00 AM

DANG, June 20: Bangachuli Rural Municipality of Dang district recently passed a policy on education. The policy states that the management committee of each community school of the rural municipality shall be chaired by the ward chairperson concerned.

Woman stripped half naked and thrashed in public seeks justice

June 13, 2018 08:20 AM

DANG, June 13: Four days ago, Dilmaya Pun of Sitganga Municipality-9 of Dang district was mercilessly thrashed by two other women. They also stripped her half naked in public. They slapped her, pulled her hair and kicked her in the face.

Provincial parliamentarians seek clarity on their roles, authority

June 12, 2018 05:00 AM

DANG, June 12: ​Assembly member of Province 5, Arjun Kumar Shrestha travelled to and fro Butwal - Dang several times in the last 100 days. From his home situated in Dang to the parliament located in Butwal he had to make frequent trips.

Diarrhea outbreak due to utter negligence in water purification

May 29, 2018 04:30 AM

DANG, May 29: In the summer of 2004, an outbreak of diarrhea claimed three lives and affected nearly 400 people in Patetakura of Shantinagar Rural Municipality, Dang. The reason behind the outbreak was the distribution of contaminated water.

1,221 people go down with diarrhea in Dang in two days

May 28, 2018 06:00 AM

Health officials suspect contaminated water as cause

Contaminated water source increases patients suffering from diarrhea in Dang

May 27, 2018 09:05 AM

DANG, May 27: Consumption of polluted water from a contaminated drinking water supply source has spread diarrhea in two wards of Shantinagar rural municipality in Dang.

Domination of ‘foreign lords’

May 10, 2018 08:27 AM

DANG, May 10: Lilbahadur Gharti, pastor of Prashamsha Church in Lamahi, encountered a group of Christians at his home a few days ago. All of them were foreigners. They tried to enter his house forcefully. But Gharti stopped them. He had to use force to shoo them away.

Targets of ‘zealous’ Christian missionaries speak up

May 7, 2018 09:16 AM

DANG, May 7: Ungodly things are happening in the name of ‘Lord Jesus’ in Dang. Locals report that forceful attempts to convert locals into Christianity, something which has been going on for a long time in the district, has intensified over the past decade. Of late, the targets of forceful conversions have started to speak up.

Municipality faces court case over 'exploitation' of local resources

April 21, 2018 08:05 AM

DANG, April 21: Babai Rural Municipality office recently extracted mines from over six rivers in the region. The existing laws allow local bodies to use local resources for development, but there certainly are some guidelines.

Local unit judicial decisions backfire for lack of legal savvy

April 18, 2018 02:30 AM

DANG, April 18: Sahajram Ahir, chief of Gadhawa Rural Municipality in Dang,  has appeared at the  Province 5 High Court three times after someone challenged a decision of the local unit's judicial committee, which was taken without  proper knowledge of the law.

Main concern left out in provincial government's policy and plan

April 10, 2018 05:00 AM

DANG, April 10: On Sunday, the provincial government of Province 5 unveiled its plans and policies in which it focused mostly on the development agricultural and industrial sector as the basis economic development.

Ex-kamlaris become MP, deputy speaker of Province 5

March 9, 2018 05:41 AM

DANG, March 9: Born in an economically weak family, Shanta Chaudhary of Dang district was made to work as a housemaid for a landlord of the district at a tender age of 10. From that age, she spent the next ten years working as a kamlari (indentured laborer).

Province 5 lacks residences for govt officials

March 6, 2018 07:12 AM

Minister and employees staying in hotels

Minister and employees staying in hotels

March 6, 2018 03:37 AM

DANG, March 5: Minister for Internal Affairs and Law of Province 5, Kul Prasad KC has been looking for a suitable residence ever since he assumed office. However, due to the lack of government buildings, he is yet to get a residence.

Past Maoist defectors land plum posts

March 1, 2018 07:35 AM

KATHMANDU, March 1: Maoist combatant Purna Gharti, who had played an important role in his party’s victory in the first Constituent Assembly elections, deviated from the party’s line and opposed the CA elections of 2013.

Fortune favors one-time defectors of Maoist party

March 1, 2018 03:36 AM

KATMANDU, Feb 28: Maoist combatant Purna Gharti, who had played an important role in his party's victory in the first Constituent Assembly elections, deviated from the party's line and opposed the CA elections of 2013.