Siddharaj Rai

The contributor for Republica.

Prohibitory order lifted temporarily in Dhankuta

Published On: January 22, 2018 04:01 PM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Jan 22: The local administration has lifted the prohibitory order in the district temporarily from Monday. The decision will come to effect from 3 pm Monday till 7 pm Tuesday.

Prohibitory order in Dhankuta, security beefed up

Published On: January 19, 2018 10:37 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Jan 19: Following yesterday’s curfew, local administration issued a prohibitory order and stepped up its efforts to avoid unforeseen incidents by adding security personnel in the district.

Indefinite curfew imposed in Dhankuta

Published On: January 18, 2018 12:19 PM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Jan 18: The local administration has imposed indefinite curfew in the district from this morning.

Youth involved in gang fight goes missing

Published On: December 28, 2017 01:32 PM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Dec 28: A youth has gone missing after being involved in a gang fight in Khalsa Chhintang Sahidbhumi rural municipality.

Rajendra Rai of UML wins in Dhankuta

Published On: December 9, 2017 11:11 PM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Dec 9:  CPN-UML candidate for Dhankuta Rajendra Kumar Rai has secured victory in Federal Parliament.

Reconstruction delayed due to lack of engineers

Published On: November 23, 2017 03:30 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Nov 23: Victims of the devastating earthquakes of 2015 are yet to reconstruct their houses in Dhankuta as the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has failed to mobilize engineers in the quake-affected areas of the district.

Neck and neck contest between 'democratic' and left alliances

Published On: November 17, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Nov 17: A neck and neck contest between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance is set to dominate the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections in Dhankuta.

Over 46,000 apply for temporary police jobs in Province 1

Published On: October 24, 2017 07:07 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Oct 24: A total of 46,302 people have submitted their applications for temporary police in Province 1 alone, for the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections. According to the Eastern Regional Police Office (ERPO), the number of applicants is nearly three times more than the required number of temporary police.

Murky Tamur River threatens livelihood

Published On: September 11, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, September 11: In absence of proper drinking water sources, people residing near the banks of Tamur River are obliged to rely on muddy and murky water for their survival. This has been a common problem for the locals here since years.

Construction of micro industrial village still pending

Published On: September 7, 2017 08:48 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Sept 7: Industrialists of Dhankuta are waiting for the construction of micro industrial village that has been pending till date.

Farmers face huge loss as landslide damages a section of Koshi Highway

Published On: August 16, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, August 15: Vegetables farmers and traders in hilly districts of Koshi zone are suffering loss of as much as Rs 10 million on a daily basis as they have not been able to export their vegetables after floods and landslides damaged different sections of Koshi Highway on Saturday.

Major parties finalize candidates in Dhankuta

Published On: June 11, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, June 11: Major political parties like the Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Rastriya Prajatanta Party (RPP) have finalize their candidates for all seven local units for the second phase of local polls slated for June 28.

Sankhuwasabha folks offer final condolence to Gurung

Published On: August 28, 2016 05:51 PM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Aug 28: People of Sankhuwasabha district offered a final condolence to the late folk and modern singer, Khem Raj Gurung on Sunday.

Illegal transport operators thrive in Koshi hills

Published On: August 11, 2016 02:20 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, Aug 11: In the last few years, lots of new road tracks have been opened in the Koshi region. Only a few of them are in proper condition and the concerned department has provided route permit only for few of them.

13 including ex-state minister killed in bus accident

Published On: July 28, 2016 07:55 PM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, July 28: At least 13 persons, including former Minister of State for Finance Hari Raj Khewa, were killed and 28 sustained injuries when a passenger bus (Ba 2 Kha 7366) skidded off the road and plunged some 80 meters from the road near Sindhuwa Bazaar of Dhankuta district on Thursday.

Govt to take action against religion conversion

Published On: June 27, 2016 08:01 AM NPT By: Siddharaj Rai

DHANKUTA, June 26: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa on Sunday warned that those involved in conversion of religion will face action.