Daman Rai

Rai is district reporter for Republica.
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Three choppers make ‘safe landing’ due to bad weather

Published On: September 26, 2019 06:23 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

SANKHUWASABHA, Sept 26: Three helicopters en route to Kathmandu from Sankhuwasabha made 'safe landing' at Khotang due to unfavorable weather conditions on Thursday.

Four persons including ward chairperson arrested in Khotang in connection with thrashing a local youth

Published On: August 19, 2019 02:59 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Aug 19: Police have arrested chairperson of ward no 5 of Kepilasgadhi Rural Municipality in Khotang Khagendra Rai and three others on Monday on the charge of thrashing a local youth.

Two NEFIN members lodge complaint against CDO and DPO in Khotang district

Published On: July 27, 2019 02:15 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 27: Two activists representing district branch in Khotang of Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) have lodged a complaint at Khotang district branch of National Human Rights Commission under Province-1 against Chief District Officer(CDO) and District Police Office seeking a legal action against them for their alleged indirect involvement in the physical torture they were subjected to recently.

Diktel-Kathmandu road reopens to one-way traffic

Published On: July 20, 2019 02:13 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 20: Diktel-Kathmandu road obstructed by monsoon-triggered landslides for nine days has reopened to one-day traffic from Friday following the removal of landslide debris.

Dead body of a police constable stuck in Dharan following landslides for six days

Published On: July 15, 2019 12:30 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 15: Family members have not been able to bring the dead body of a police constable to his hometown Halesi Tuwachung Khotang, who was killed during an exchange of fire with outlawed NCP cadres on Wednesday in Bhojpur.

Khotang, Okhaldhunga witness power cut for four days

Published On: July 15, 2019 12:00 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 15: Various parts of Khotang and Okhaldhunga districts have been experiencing power cut for the past four days.

Khotang, Okhaldhunga witness power cut for three days

Published On: July 14, 2019 02:18 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 14: Various parts of Khotang and Okhaldhunga districts have been experiencing power cut for the past three days.

Dead body of a police constable stuck in Dharan following landslides

Published On: July 13, 2019 12:02 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 13: Family members have not been able to bring the dead body of a police constable to his hometown Halesi Tuwachung Khotang, who was killed during an exchange of fire with outlawed NCP cadres on Wednesday in Bhojpur.

Prisoner found dead in toilet of Khotang district prison

Published On: July 8, 2019 01:10 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 8: A prisoner has been found dead on Sunday evening in the toilet of Khotang District Prison.

Export of bitter gourds to Qatar begins, supply inadequate to meet demand

Published On: July 6, 2019 02:05 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

DHARAN, July 6: Black Diamond Organic Pvt. Ltd. has started exporting organic bitter gourds produced by farmers in Belka Municipality of Udayapur district-the municipality that adjoins the eastern part of Sunsari to Qatar.

Temporary police station established in Khotang

Published On: July 5, 2019 01:05 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 5: A temporary police station has been established in the Rawabesi rural municipality in Khotang district to ensure the protection of various governmental and non-governmental offices.

Locals of Khotang forced to use longer route to reach Udayapur

Published On: June 6, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 6: With the onset of monsoon, government authorities have removed a temporary Bailey bridge over the Sunkoshi River in Foksingtar of Khotang district due to the rising level of water.

'Unsafe abortion rampant in Khotang'

Published On: May 22, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, May 22: Abortion by unregistered health workers is increasing in Khotang. The District Hospital, Khotang on Tuesday held an interaction on safe abortion where the issue of this illegal practice carried out by unregistered health posts was also discussed.

26 years on, woman still waits for husband’s return

Published On: May 21, 2019 07:55 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, May 21: It has been 26 years since Dilsara Rai of Ainselukharka Rural Municipality-3 has been waiting for her husband to re-return home from Malaysia. Her husband Narbhakta went to the foreign land when their younger son Bishal was only three years old. Bishal is now 29 but he has not seen his father even once all these years.

Door-to-door campaign in Khotang students' admission

Published On: April 27, 2019 01:25 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, April 27: More than a decade has elapsed since the government adopted the policy of 'education for all' but not all students in the country go to schools.

One dies, 13 injured in Khotang bus accident

Published On: April 16, 2019 10:31 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, April 16: One person died and 13 others sustained injuries when a passenger bus met with an accident in Khotang District on Monday night.

Contractor changed as bridge construction misses deadline

Published On: March 25, 2019 10:30 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, March 25: Petty contractor to build Sapsu Bridge of Khotang has been changed as the project could not be completed even 15 months after the construction deadline expired.

Delay in construction of health post building hits locals in Khotang village

Published On: January 31, 2019 08:46 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Jan 31: Bhupendra Rai, chairperson of Chuichumma Rural Municipality - 1 has faced many problems in life. Most of them are related to his visits to health centers. During emergencies, Khotang locals never had access to health facilities on time, he reminisces. Over the years, health posts opened up in villages and relieved the residents.

NSSU launches signature campaign for Nirmala’s justice

Published On: December 4, 2018 02:08 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Dec 4: The Naya Shakti Students Union (NSSU), the student wing of Dr Baburam-led Naya Shakti Party Nepal, has initiated a signature campaign for the justice of Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl who had been brutally murdered after rape in Kanchanpur on July 27.

Give justice to Nirmala Panta, NTD appeals to PM Oli

Published On: December 3, 2018 02:10 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Dec 3: Nepal Tarun Dal (NTD), Khotang, the youth wing of the Nepali Congress, has drawn Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s attention toward the government's failure to bring the culprit involved in the murder and rape of Nirmala Panta to book even after four months.