DOLAKHA, Dec 18: Until a few years ago, chanting hymns in Sanskrit language was a regular activity at the Sanskrit Secondary School of Hilepani in Kalinchowk Rural Municipality-4. Since Sanskrit was a compulsory subject here, the only Sanskrit school in the district used to boast of its contribution in preserving the language.
DOLAKHA, Nov 20: The Charikot-Khadichaur road widening project has come to a halt due to the negligence of the authorities concerned and the contractors, locals alleged. The delays in upgrading the road that links the mid hilly districts with Kathmandu has made it inconvenient to the business fraternity, and millions of commoners who use the road regularly. The Charikot-Khadichaur road connects Kathmandu with Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, and Ramechhap, among other hilly districts.
DOLAKHA, Nov 18: On Saturday, Communist Party of Nepal Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal was invited to attend an inauguration of a football tournament in Dolakha organized in memory of his deceased son Prakash. The communist leader, who is renowned for his energy to give prolonged speeches in stages, however struggled for words this time.
DOLAKHA, Sept 29: Ancient temples, stupas and heritage sites were the life of Dolakha bazaar until a few years ago. All those antiquities crumbled into pieces all at once when the magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the country on April 25, 2015. Amid the chaos of people, the heritage sites never got proper attention.
DOLAKHA, July 24: A person died while two others sustained critical injuries when a Bolero jeep carrying District Coordination Committee (DDC) staffers from Charikot to Kathmandu met with an accident at Bhirkot along Pushpa Lal Marga on Tuesday.
DOLAKHA, June 26: Bhimeshwar Municipality Office has started internal study for building an airport in the municipality. The second meeting of Bhimeshwar Municipal Council held in Charikot has allocated a budget of Rs 200,000 to conduct feasibility study for the airport.
DOLAKHA, June 3: Of the settlements that were destroyed by the devastating earthquake three years ago, some are yet to reconstructed. Owing to the lethargic reconstruction process, some of the earthquake victims are still living in huts, both in towns and villages.
DOLAKHA, April 12: The country is suffering a loss of around Rs 1.2 billion per month due to delay in the construction of the 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, according to project officials. The national pride project was initially expected to be completed by the end of 2015.
DOLAKHA, March 27: From distance, it looks like a majestic ancient town. The beauty is breath taking. As you go near, the settlement gives you a disturbing feel. The houses are in ruins, and it feels that they can crumble any moment and you would fear to stand around for a little while. However, the village is still home to its inhabitants.