Anil Bhandari

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Four-day walk from KTM to Sindhuli: Laborers have to travel long

Published On: April 6, 2020 04:05 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, April 6: Pappu Mandal who was spotted at Shantinagar, Sindhuli, along the BP Highway on Saturday evening, looked clearly tired. Yet he was walking at a slow pace. A local of Hanuman Nagar of Saptari district, Mandal said that he has been walking for the past four days and has to continue walking until he reaches home. "From Kathmandu, it's been four days. Now, still more to walk to Saptari, my home," he said. "After this lockdown, no work in Kathmandu, no option than to leave," added the daily wage-earner.

Sindhuli wears deserted look during lockdown (with photos)

Published On: April 2, 2020 07:10 PM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, April 2: Local residents of Sindhuli have now been habituated to the nationwide lockdown enforced by the government as the order entered its tenth day today.

Sindhuli fruit processing plant in limbo

Published On: February 26, 2020 11:16 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Feb 26: The construction of a food processing plant in Sindhuli has been affected for the past seven years.

Small-scale firms create jobs in rural areas of Sindhuli

Published On: February 24, 2020 11:52 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Feb 24: The operation of small firms registered under 'cottage industry' category is creating employment opportunities at local level in rural areas of Sindhuli.

Land acquisition process begins at dam site

Published On: February 17, 2020 10:03 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Feb 17: Sunkoshi Marin Diversion Multipurpose Project is preparing to provide compensation to locals that will be affected by construction of dam and other infrastructures of the mega project.

Police raid Bamjan ashram, return empty-handed

Published On: February 8, 2020 08:51 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 8: Police raided the ashram of Ram Bahadur Bamjan in Sindhuli district on Friday,  but returned empty-handed. The ‘self-proclaimed god-man’  was not to be found there.

Reconstruction progress in Sindhuli 55% as time running out

Published On: January 22, 2020 08:53 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Jan 22: It has been 56 months since the devastating earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit the country in 2015. In Sindhuli, not more than 55 percent of reconstruction works have completed, as per the data of the National Reconstruction Authority.

Former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurates Rs 120-million resort in Sindhuli

Published On: January 4, 2020 12:24 PM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Jan 4: Targeting Visit Nepal Year (VNY), Chetana Village Resort has come into operation at Khaniya Kharka in the district. Operator of the resort, Yadav Humagain said the total investment for the resort stood at Rs 120 million.

Work on 13-km stretch of western section affected

Published On: December 24, 2019 09:35 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Dec 24: The construction of 13 kilometers of road on Sindhuli-Makwanpur section of Madan Bhandari Highway has been affected due to calls to change the route to avoid Dhura Bazaar in Sindhuli.

Nurses don’t want to work at rural schools

Published On: December 8, 2019 09:39 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Dec 8: Despite the government's announcement of the ambitious 'One School, One Nurse' program, the campaign has not been successful in the rural areas of the nation.

Delay in reconstruction of classrooms affecting children’s education in Sindhuli

Published On: November 27, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Nov 27: Kumar Chaulagain, teacher of Pratapbhanjyang Primary School of Kamala Municipality – 3, finds it very difficult to handle his classes. When he goes in to teach the forth graders, the third graders come around curiously and make noise. And when he is busy teaching the third graders, fourth graders trouble him the same way.

Construction of Dharan-Chatara-Sindhuli-Hetauda road in final stage

Published On: November 5, 2019 11:10 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Nov 5: The construction of the Dharan-Chatara-Sindhuli-Hetauda road section along the Madan Bhandari Highway is in the final stage, according to the road project.

Blacktopping wears off within three months

Published On: November 3, 2019 08:53 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Nov 3: Solabhanjyang–Sindhuligadhi section of the BP Highway blacktopped just three months ago has begun to wear off. Cracks and holes are visible at different parts of the highway section speaking volumes about the quality of the work done on it.

Hotels business thriving in Mulkot due to road connectivity

Published On: October 31, 2019 12:18 PM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Oct 31: Until a few years ago, tourists used to find it hard to get a moderate hotel to stay in Mulkot. Now, Mulkot offers around a dozen of standard hotels thanks to the link with the BP Highway. In fact, some more are also being constructed. According to Dirbu Singh Moktan, chairperson of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality, where Mulkot lies, investment for hotels in Mulkot is remarkable.

Felling trees for ‘scientific management of forest’ alarms locals

Published On: October 21, 2019 08:05 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Oct 21: The forest department has been felling trees in massive scale in several community forests of the district claiming that it was doing for managing the forests scientifically. The department has been felling trees in 33 community forests of the district. Locals are alarmed with these activities stating that the department has been felling even healthy and growing trees.

Three die, 25 injured in Dumja road accident

Published On: October 5, 2019 05:47 PM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Oct 5: Three persons died and 25 injured when a bus met with an accident along B.P. Highway on Saturday.

Police to act against unauthorized use of govt vehicles

Published On: September 29, 2019 08:28 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Sept 28: District Police Office in Sindhuli is geared up to take action against those who make unauthorized use of government vehicles during the Dashain festivals.

Goat price goes up as Dashain nears

Published On: September 29, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Sept 29: The price of goats has dramatically gone up as Dashain festival nears. Consumers say that the price of live goats has been unnecessarily raised by traders because of Dashain festival.

Staff crunch at Sindhuli District Hospital

Published On: August 19, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Aug 19: Kiran Shrestha of Kamalamai Municipality reached Sindhuli District Hospital with his ill son early morning on Sunday.

Khairenighat gets a motorable bridge after 11 years

Published On: August 6, 2019 09:05 AM NPT By: Anil Bhandari

SINDHULI, Aug 6: When he running for the recent local election, Prem Bahadur Tamang, the current chairperson of Khadadevi Rural Municipality, would face just one major question from the locals – “When will the bridge of Khairenighat be built?”