PANCHTHAR, Sept 9: American fall armyworm has become a nuisance for farmers in the hilly areas of Province 1, of late. The pest which was earlier found in Okhaldhunga in the mid-hills has been spreading widely because of lack of mechanism for its control.
While the government is initiating plans and campaigns to promote ‘Visit Nepal 2020’, tourism entrepreneurs are claiming that Suke Pokhari could be one of the important tourist destinations. Situated in the eastern part of Nepal, Pachthar, it carries great historical and natural significance.
PANCHTHAR, Aug 10: About 55% work of the 148-kilometer-long road of Koshi Corridor has been completed. The road connects the eastern hills to the East-West Highway, with an aim to considerably shorten the distance to Kathmandu.
PANCHTHAR, June 2: Police have arrested Padma Tamang, the mastermind of murdering a 15-years old teenage girl, from Damak, Jhapa. A special team of the police arrested Tamang while working in a hotel in Damak.
PANCHTHAR, May 25: The brutal murder of nine people of two families recently in Panchthar and the subsequent hanging of the suspect in a tree has left the entire Miklajung Rural Municipality in a state of shock. Even though a large number of police personnel have been deployed in and around the crime spot at Arubote area and investigation into the case is underway, the people are restless.
PANCHTHAR, May 24: Preliminary investigations by police suggest that 31-year-old Man Bahadur Makhim could be responsible for the brutal massacre of nine members of two families in Miklajung-2 of Panchthar district on Tuesday.
PANCHTHAR, May 19: People recharging their phones is a common practice. But people 'recharging' their electricity supply is certainly not. However, this is how the people in Saptami Bazaar of Miklajung Rural Municipality-2 and some other nearby villages pay their electricity bills - they 'recharge' their electricity supply.
PANCHTHAR, May 15: At a time when increasing violence against women has been terrorizing people across the country, a brutal murder of a teenager and a gang-rape of a woman in Panchthar in the last three days have raised security concerns in the district.