Devendra Basnet

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Mahara is garlanded every day, but he looks sad and in pain

Published On: March 4, 2020 08:04 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

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.

Nepal Army man dies in Salyan road accident

Published On: February 12, 2020 06:33 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Feb 12: A Nepal Army man died and six others sustained injuries in a road accident in Salyan district on Wednesday afternoon.

21 leaders, cadres of Chand-led outfit sent to jail

Published On: December 23, 2019 06:59 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

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.

Mahara should face action as per laws if he is proven guilty, says Dahal

Published On: November 6, 2019 11:59 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Nov 6: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that former speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara should face action in accordance with the prevailing laws.

‘Finally, we are now the people’s representatives!’

Published On: October 20, 2019 08:15 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

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.

21 Chand’s men charged with sedition

Published On: October 19, 2019 08:14 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

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.

Police arrest 21 Chand outfit leaders, cadres in major swoop

Published On: October 18, 2019 07:58 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

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.

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.