"First she trapped me in her net, exploited me, took my money and then finally she said that I was the witch who was responsible for the illnesses of my sons. That was insane, I then reported the matter to the police."
DANG, July 7: Uma Oli had a small cottage on a piece of public land in Bangalachuli Rural Municipality-5. This was where she had been living for decades. Owning a house on her own land was her biggest dream. The local government in 2018 promised her a new house. Under the ‘model village development project’, the government was building 30 two-room houses in the rural municipality. Oli, a laborer, felt on cloud nine. The government then told her that she needs to dismantle her old house as the new one would be erected on the same land and she did not hesitate to follow the suggestion.
DANG, June 16: A couple has tied their marital knot at a quarantine facility here in the district. A young man from Ghorahi-18, Dang with the surname of Oli and a young lady from Tulsipur-5, Dang with the surname of Chaudhary established a conjugal relationship at the Ghorahi-18-based quarantine facility.
DANG, March 31: A ward official at Ghorahi sub-metropolitan city-2 in Dang has been arrested after he forced a nurse to leave a rented room in his house suspecting that she could transmit the coronavirus to his family.
DANG, March 31: After a girl who returned from France to Nepal recently tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the government sought the whereabouts and conditions of others who came in the same flight. This included a young woman from Dang, Laxmi Oli. As the name was also revealed, she soon became a target in her own town in Dang. According to her, everything has changed for her since then. And this continues, even when she has already tested negative for COVID-19.
DANG, Mar 4: Former speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, who got a clean chit form the district court of Kathmandu in a case of attempted rape on February 17, is apparently having a great time in Dang these days. His remains busy every day in meetings with his supporters and voters. They garland and try to cheer him up in every way possible. However, Mahara wears a sad look on his face. While addressing the crowd, he often chokes up. He had reached his constituency in Dang as soon as he was released from jail. He is in Dang since February 24.
DANG, Dec 23: Twenty-one leaders and cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led underground outfit, who were apprehended from Rajpur rural municipality of Dang district in the third week of October, were sent to jail on Monday.
DANG, Oct 20: Suresh Shrestha of ward 5 of Tulsipur Muncipality is a Ward Committee member. As a person directly linked with the local people, Shrestha did not have any feeling of being the people's representative. The reason: the general public saw him as a civil servant rather than a people's representative because he received salary for his work.
DANG, Oct 19: Police on Friday filed a case of sedition against 21 Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leaders and cadres who were arrested on Thursday from the Mungretakhola area of Rajpur Rural Municipality, Dang district. They were arrested while they were gathering near the border with India for a meeting of the outlawed party’s Rapti bureau. Police have filed a case of sedition against them at the Dang District Court, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Janak Bhattarai, chief of District Police Office, Dang.
DANG, Oct 18: In a major crackdown against the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand, police on Thursday arrested 21 of its central level leaders and cadres from the Mungretakhola area of Rajpur Rural Municipality, Dang district.
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.
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.