Ramesh Khatiwada

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Photos of Minister, Secretary and DG of Road Department pasted on public buses

Published On: November 13, 2021 02:45 PM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLKHA, Nov 13: Locals have protested against the minister, secretary and director general of the Department of Road (DoR) for leaving the construction of Charikot-Mude road incomplete for years.

PMO Secy Neupane reaches Upper Tamakoshi project site following reports of CDO obstructing foreign contractor from returning home

Published On: August 21, 2021 01:22 PM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, August 21:Secretary of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Maheshwar Neupane reached at the project site of the Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project on Friday afternoon, following news reports that various groups including the local administration were obstructing the foreign contractor of the project from returning home.

CDO ‘obstructs’ foreign contractor who built Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower from returning home

Published On: August 19, 2021 03:15 PM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLKHA, August 19: The administration and the chief district officer (CDO) along with various groups have obstructed the foreign contractor company, which spent 11 years in Nepal to build the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (UTHP), from returning home.

Police recover 40 liters of liquor inside a government office in Dolakha

Published On: June 22, 2021 09:37 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, June 22: Police raided a government office in Dolakha district and recovered 40 liters of liquor. A team of District Police raided the office of Temperate Fruit Rootstock Development Center at Bhimeshwor Municipality-8 on Sunday and recovered 40 liters of liquor being brewed.

Fear of flash flood downstream as massive landslide blocks Tamakoshi River on the Chinese side of the border

Published On: June 19, 2021 03:04 PM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, June 19: Local government officials have urged the general public living downstream the Tamakoshi River to take necessary precautions as a massive flash flood is likely since the river on the Chinese side of the border is blocked by a massive landslide on Friday.

Dolakha Rural Municipality Chair misbehaves with its chief administrative officer after he refuses to pay the bus that ferried people in Oli’s Kathmandu gathering

Published On: February 12, 2021 10:07 PM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Feb 12: Chairperson of Sailung Rural Municipality in the district has misbehaved with Chief Administrative Officer after he refused to pay the fare for the bus that was hired earlier to ferry people to participate in the gathering organized by the Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) in Kathmandu last week.

Technical assessment of Upper Tamakoshi dam site begins

Published On: March 16, 2020 09:40 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, March 16: The technical assessment at the dam site of the under-construction national pride project, Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project at Lamabagar of Dolakha is scheduled from today. The openings of the dam will be sealed and the water of Tamakoshi River will be collected at the sand sedimentation reservoir.

Dolakha locals obstruct traffic to protest delay in road project

Published On: February 26, 2020 09:36 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Feb 26: Locals of Dolakha protesting against the delay in work on the Charikot-Khadichaur road stretch,   obstructed the movement of government vehicles on Tuesday. The road connects Dolakha with Kathmandu.

Bhimsen idol ‘perspires’, Prez to send Puja materials for atonement worship

Published On: February 21, 2020 10:13 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Feb 21: After sweat beads were spotted on the Bhimsen idol at Bhimsen Temple in Dolakha district on Thursday morning, the local administration informed the Office of the President about the incident, urging it to perform atonement worship at the temple.

Technical school in Dolakha 'serving more students from outside district'

Published On: January 20, 2020 10:03 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

(LAPILANG)DOLAKHA, Jan 20: There is only one school in entire Kalingchowk Rural Municipality of Dolakka - Lapilang Secondary School - that offers technical education to students. However, very few of these students are from the municipality. Among a total of 31 students in the three-year diploma in agricultural science, only five are locals. According to the school principal Deepak Khadka, technical education is considered rather difficult.

Remote Dolakha village starts farming of kiwi fruits

Published On: January 13, 2020 10:25 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Jan 13: Commercial farming of kiwi fruits has begun in remote Thangbaru of Ward 6 in Kalinchowk Rural Municipality.

Scenic Shailung awaits visitors

Published On: January 13, 2020 09:59 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Jan 13: Shailung in Dolakha district is one of the attractive destinations in the country to visit during Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.

Enraged locals hold symbolic protest against delay in road repair

Published On: December 1, 2019 09:09 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Dec 1: Fifty five kilometers long Khadichaur-Charikot road section, which is under renovation since the last five years, still looks dilapidated. Although the project deadline has been extended time and again, the renovation is not yet complete, according to the enraged locals of Khadichaur, who organized a protest on Saturday.

Septuagenarian dies in Dolakha road accident

Published On: November 20, 2019 01:29 PM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Nov 20: An elderly woman died when a passenger bus met with an accident at Boch nearby Charange Khola of Bhimeshwar municipality-8.

After Nagarkot, Dolakha plasters contractor's photos everywhere

Published On: November 17, 2019 09:37 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Nov 17: After enraged locals pasted posters containing the photos of contractor Sharada Adhikari at public places, locals of Dolakha have also followed the same way of protest on Saturday.

Entire Shailung rural municipality in mourning

Published On: November 5, 2019 09:22 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Nov 5: Smooth transportation service is yet a farfetched dream for most of the people across the country. In hills, people’s mobility is further challenged due to insufficient number of public vehicles. Road accidents grab headlines every now and then and yet this has failed to draw serious attention of the government.

Arrest warrant issued against NCP lawmaker

Published On: October 17, 2019 07:42 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Oct 17: At a time when one lawmaker after another has been facing arrest in various cases, Kathmandu District Court has issued an arrest warrant against ruling NCP lawmaker Parbat Gurung in a case of attempted murder. He was elected a member of the House of Representatives from Dolakha.

Khadgajatra celebrated amid dwindling crowd in Dolakha

Published On: October 12, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Oct 12: Locals in the ancient city of Dolakha celebrated the traditional Khadgajatra traditional on Wednesday, a day after Vijaya Dashami.

Govt prepares to open bid for roads to Lamabagar border

Published On: September 1, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Sep 1: The government has started preparations for opening a tender bid for linking Nepali road to China via Lamabagar of Dolakha district.

Landslides in Dolakha

Published On: August 27, 2019 05:25 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Aug 27: Incessant rain for the last few days has wreaked havoc in rural Dolakha villages, rendering dozens of families homeless. Around 50 families of different settlements at Melung and Shailung rural municipalities are reported to have lost their houses to landslides.