Daman Rai

Rai is district reporter for Republica.
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Chief Irrigation Division Officer arrested with bribe in Khotang

Published On: July 14, 2020 01:50 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 14: Narayan Kaji Shrestha, the Chief Water and Irrigation Division Officer in Diktel, Khotang, was arrested on the charge of corruption on Tuesday.

11th edition of Baksila Gold Cup to be held in March

Published On: January 22, 2020 01:40 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Jan 22: In order to speed up the development of football in the region, the Baksila Gold Cup Football Tournament was first organized 15 years ago. The 11th edition of the tournament will take place in March this year.

Free ambulance service a boon for pregnant women in Khotang district

Published On: December 30, 2019 08:44 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Dec 30: The number of women giving birth at health centers has increased after Ainselukharka Rural Municipality started providing free ambulance service to pregnant women in the region.

School teachers stage demonstration in Khotang against border encroachment by India

Published On: November 15, 2019 04:15 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Nov 15: School teachers on Friday staged a rally in Khotang district against the encroachment upon Nepali territories including Kalapani and Limpiyadhura by India.

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.