Devendra Basnet

The contributor for Republica.

Rival churches in Dang in scramble for followers

Published On: September 1, 2016 05:00 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Sept 1: Hindu by birth, Maniram Chaudhari of Karjahi village became Christian few years ago. Like a faithful Christian he attended the Pratapi church in Ghorahi regularly. However, two and half months ago, he stopped showing up at the church.

Churches collecting 10 pc in God's name

Published On: August 26, 2016 04:00 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 26: Around 100 churches in Dang district rely heavily on money collected from followers, most of whom are from poor economic backgrounds, to run their operations.

Inebriated man shoots two people dead in Deukhuri

Published On: August 22, 2016 12:34 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 22: An inebriated man shot two people dead following minor dispute at Gadawa VDC-5, in Deukhuri.

Over 100 houses inundated in Deukhuri

Published On: July 26, 2016 05:39 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

GHORAHI, July 26: Scores of houses in Deukhuri Valley of Dang district has been inundated by flood in Rapti River due to continuous rainfall since Monday.

Anachronic war era complaints leave officials in confusion

Published On: July 20, 2016 08:40 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, July 19 : Maoist rebels captured Dangi family's home in Rolpa district during the conflict era. The displaced family got back their house soon after the peace process begun.

Compensated as dead, now re-registered as disappeared

Published On: July 11, 2016 07:47 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, July  10: Rupa Nepali’s husband was relaxing at home when the rebels stormed in and took him away during the conflict era. Since than there has been no news about his whereabouts.

Conflict-era rape victims come to fore seeking justice

Published On: July 6, 2016 08:34 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, July 5: They were raped either by the state force or by the rebellions during the decade-long conflict in the country. Hope of getting justice had turned bleak over time due to the political instability in the post conflict era.

A school that grooms revolutionaries

Published On: June 25, 2016 07:34 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, June 24: There are many things that political parties do to spread their ideologies. But opening a school to instill revolutionary ideologies in young children is unique to a school here.