Daman Rai

Rai is district reporter for Republica.
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Bus owner killed after falling off a moving bus

Published On: August 22, 2017 08:02 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, August 22: A bus owner was killed after falling off a moving bus.

Six months on, police are clueless about three murder cases in Khotang

Published On: August 19, 2017 08:20 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, August 19: Three women including a 17-year-old teenage girl were gruesomely murdered in a period of six months in the district.

Fear of landslides leaves Damdi locals sleepless

Published On: August 15, 2017 03:45 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, August 14: For the past few days, locals of Rupakot, Majhuwagadhi Municipality-10, Damki of Khotang have not been able to have enough sleep due to the fear of landslides.

Construction of Sapsu River Bridge comes to a halt

Published On: July 31, 2017 07:57 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 30: Construction work on a motorable bridge over Sapsu River along the Sagarmatha Highway has come to a halt.

Construction of Sapsu River Bridge comes to a halt

Published On: July 31, 2017 04:45 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 30: Construction work on a motorable bridge over Sapsu River along the Sagarmatha Highway has come to a halt.

Two youths of Khotang die in Qatar

Published On: July 10, 2017 09:25 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 10: Two youths of Khotang who had moved to Qatar in search of foreign employment have died within a span of five days.

NC clinches chief and deputy chief posts in Diprung Rural Municipality

Published On: July 1, 2017 01:47 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 1: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate  Bhupendra Rai has emerged victorious in the race for the chief of Diprung Rural Municipality with 2902 votes defeating his nearest rival CPN-UML candidate Arjun Roka who secured 1802 votes.

NC ahead with  609 votes in Diprung Rural Municipality

Published On: June 30, 2017 04:16 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 30: Accoording to the latest updates of vote counting in the Diprung Rural Municipality, Nepali Congress is talking lead with 609 votes.

Bomb thrown at UML candidate's house

Published On: June 21, 2017 09:55 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 21: An unidentified group exploded a bomb in the house of CPN-UML ward chairman candidate for Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality -8 of Khotang.

FSFN candidate contesting polls with election symbol of NC

Published On: June 20, 2017 12:22 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 20: Gajendra Rai is taking part in the race for member of Ward-8 of Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality as a common candidate of his party-Federal Socialist Forum Nepal(FSFN) and Naya Shakti Party –Nepal(NSPN). However, he is not contesting the election with the election symbol of his party-NSPN.

20 independent candidates including rebel in Khotang

Published On: June 19, 2017 06:15 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 19: As many as 20 independent candidates have field their nominations for the upcoming second phase of local level election in the district.

Mother, daughter fighting for same post in local polls

Published On: June 19, 2017 05:12 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 19: A mother and her own daughter are running for the same post in the local level elections in the district.

6 Baidhya-led CPN(Revolutionary Maoist) cadres file candidacy in Khotang

Published On: June 19, 2017 01:40 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 19: As many as six persons belonging to Baidhya-led CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) registered their independent candidacies in Khotang district on Sunday.

532 security personnel deployed in  Khotang for local polls

Published On: June 17, 2017 03:14 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 17: A total of 532 security personnel have been deployed in the district for the second round of local elections. Of them, 432 are Nepal Police and 100 are Armed Police Force.

Chhonkha Chandisthan gaining popularity

Published On: June 14, 2017 10:03 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG: A huge crowd of devotees gathered at the Chhonkha Chandisthan located on the banks of the Byuwnwa River that borders Khotang. The Chhonkha Chandisthan is considered the country’s first Sakela Than. Unlike religious places within Bhojpur, Udayapur, Dhankuta, Morang, Dharan and Kathmandu; many devotees visited this Chandisthan during the occasion of the full moon on Monday.

Conflict between NC and UML cadres in Khotang ends

Published On: June 12, 2017 12:25 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 12: The conflict that stemmed from a row over the removal of the rival party’s flag in Khotang district has come to an end after the conflicting sides reached an agreement to not reciprocate misbehavior from each other at the meeting held at District Administration Office facilitated by Chief District Officer.

Fire guts house in Khotang

Published On: June 8, 2017 01:54 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 8:   Property worth around Rs 1.5 million was   reduced to ashes as a fire sparked by short circuit destroys a house in Jante Dhunga Municipality-6 in the district.

Farmers worried as paddy planting will collide with polls

Published On: June 4, 2017 01:45 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, June 3: On February 20 when the Pushpa Kamal Dahal led government announced local elections after a hiatus of nearly 20 years, the whole nation sprang up in joy.

Mock elections (photo feature)

Published On: May 31, 2017 12:11 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, May 31: Government on Wednesday postponed second phase of local level elections and decided to hold the elections on June 28 but locals in Diktel, Khotang enthusiastically participated in a mock election conducted same time. It was a part of voters' education in the district.

Fire destroys private school in Khotang

Published On: May 30, 2017 06:19 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, May 30: Fire has destroyed a school building at Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-12 in the district on Monday night.