Daman Rai

Rai is district reporter for Republica.

One woman dies after being hit by husband

Published On: March 26, 2017 01:33 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, March  26: One woman has died  after being hit by his wife with a stick  in Khotang  on  Friday.

383 students absent in SLC exam in Khotang

Published On: March 16, 2017 02:16 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, March 16: Of the candidates who filled out the exam form of the School Leaving Certificate(SLC) in Khotang district, 383 remained absent. These students include students belonging to one of the three categories-regular(78), exempted(48) and partial(257).

Polling centers being fixed

Published On: March 11, 2017 01:06 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, March 11: District Election Office of Khotang district has begun an initial consultation with the concerned stakeholders to review polling stations and  centers in view of the local polls scheduled to be held on May 14.

3 daughters from same family in government service

Published On: February 28, 2017 08:13 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Feb 28: Unable to bear with the villagers' stinging remarks for being a father of three daughters in a society greatly obsessed with having a male child in the family, Yadudnath Acharya became an alcoholic in the past. But now, he is a proud father whose all three daughters have set an example by being successful in joining the government service.

Pilgrims throng Halesi Mahadev on Shivaratri

Published On: February 24, 2017 10:30 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Feb 25: A large number of pilgrims visited Halesi Mahadev Temple in Khotang district on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival on Friday.

Youth held for attempting to rape 12th grader

Published On: February 18, 2017 02:55 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Feb 18: A youth has been arrested on the charge of an attempted rape in the district.

ANNSFU leader succumbs to road injures

Published On: February 9, 2017 08:50 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Feb 9: Milan Rai, a student leader, who was seriously injured in motorcycle accident, breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Trauma Center in the Capital on Thursday afternoon.

‘Illicit affair’ leaves family devastated in Khotang

Published On: February 8, 2017 01:16 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Feb 8: An illicit affair has left a family ruined in the district headquarters Diktel.

Constitution amendment bill can be revised and endorsed: Kamal Thapa

Published On: January 13, 2017 06:15 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Jan 13: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and former foreign minister Kamal Thapa has said that the constitution amendment bill tabled in the Legislature-Parliament can be revised and endorsed by the House.

Thousands left stranded as Khotang roads remain obstructed for four days

Published On: January 11, 2017 08:13 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Jan 11: Thousands of commuters have been left stranded in Khotang due to the locals' protest against decision of the commission formed to restructure local bodies to recommend the local government in the district against their proposal.

Village in grief as Gurkha soldier dies in India

Published On: December 4, 2016 06:34 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Dec 4: The entire village of Ratancha-5 of the district is in a grief after a Gurkha soldier, Rifleman Asim Rai, died in an attack by militants at an Indian Army base in Jammu & Kashmir.

No accord reached on naturalized citizenship : PM Dahal

Published On: November 8, 2016 03:43 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Nov 8: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged all not to be guided by the alleged draft of the constitution amendment proposal so as to allow naturalized citizens to hold key state positions.

Property worth Rs 1.2 m destroyed as fire guts house

Published On: October 28, 2016 12:36 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Oct 28: Property worth over Rs 1.2 million was reduced to ashes after a house caught fire at Diktel Municipality- 9 in the district.

Khotang goes self-relaint in eggs , meat production

Published On: October 22, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Oct 22: Khotang district used to rely heavily districts for supply of meat and eggs. But this is no more the case. With a number of agricultural cooperatives engaged in poultry farming, Khotang is becoming self-reliant in production of meat and eggs.

Social security allowance ahead of Dashain cheers up elderly

Published On: October 6, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Oct 6: Many senior citizens in the district are planning to spend the social security allowances they received from the government recently on Dashain celebrations.

Children of inmate mothers deprived of education

Published On: September 13, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Sept 13: Instead of going to school, five-year-old Mausam Rai of Mauwabote-6 in Khotang district has been spending life in District Prison, Diktel since the last two years.

'Lonely' girls vulnerable to rape

Published On: August 20, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Aug 20: A seven year-old-girl was raped in Khotang last Saturday. The girl became a prey of the rapist as she wandered off her home to play. Her family knew about the incident after she came home crying.

NC, UML stance over number likely to hit restructuring of electoral units

Published On: August 9, 2016 03:00 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Aug 9: Eight political parties including the CPN (Maoist Center) have expressed dissatisfaction over the dispute created by the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress on the number of electoral local units.

Teenager arrested for ‘raping’ minor girl

Published On: August 3, 2016 12:47 PM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, July 19: Police have arrested 18-year-old Babin Rai of Khidima VDC-1 on the charge of raping a minor girl in the district on Wednesday.

Khotang prison at high risk of landslides

Published On: August 2, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Aug 2: Massive landslides on Sunday morning triggered by incessant rainfall since the past few days have put Khotang District Prison at high risk. Two main prison buildings and a guard post is at high risk of being swept away.