Giriraj Baskota

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Dr KC supporters hit the streets wearing black bands

Published On: January 26, 2019 09:30 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 26: Expressing disappointment with the government for neglecting the demands of Dr Govinda KC, youths in Panchthar district hit the streets on Friday, wearing black bands covering their eyes, ears and mouths.

Local units struggling to spend budget

Published On: January 23, 2019 03:17 PM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 23: Budget implementation in the first six months of the current fiscal year in Panchthar is found to be very disappointing.

Distribution of national ID cards stalled in Panchthar

Published On: January 22, 2019 07:59 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 22: The distribution of the national identity cards started in Phidim, the district headquarters of Panchthar, from November 19. Amid a grand event, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa had inaugurated the card distribution process.

Jhapa XI beats Army to win Falgunanda Gold Cup

Published On: January 15, 2019 10:36 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 15: Jhapa XI has won its first title of the season by clinching the 10th Ruslan Falgunanda Gold Cup football tournament, defeating departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club 2-1 in Phidim on Monday.

Army books final place after beating Indian team

Published On: January 13, 2019 10:54 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 13: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has booked its place in the final of the ongoing 10th Ruslan Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament with 2-1 win over India’s Royal Football Club, Darjeeling in Phidim on Saturday.

Royal FC defeats Boys Union to seal semis berth

Published On: January 11, 2019 08:59 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 11: Two goals from Karan Rai helped the guest team Royal Football Club from Darjeeling, India, defeat Boys Union Club 2-0 to reach the semifinals of the 10th Ruslan Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament in Phidim on Thursday. It was the last quarterfinal match of the tournament.

Royal FC defeats Boys Union to seal semis berth

Published On: January 11, 2019 12:05 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 11: Two goals from Karan Rai helped the guest team Royal Football Club from Darjeeling, India, defeat Boys Union Club 2-0 to reach the semifinals of the 10th Ruslan Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament in Phidim on Thursday. It was the last quarterfinal match of the tournament.

Unguarded border threatening wildlife, forest resources

Published On: January 7, 2019 10:16 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Jan 7: Jang Rai was never assigned by the government to guard the Chartare border area. However, the pillars that separated Indo-Nepal borderline always grabbed the shepherd’s attention. “It was natural for us to check whether pillars are still there. Pillars disappear if you don’t monitor.”

Case filed against eight including assistant CDO for citizenship forgery

Published On: December 19, 2018 10:20 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Dec 19: In the first week of November, police arrested a person from Falgunanda Rural Municipality-2 on the charge of attempt to rape. His name, as mentioned on his citizenship certificate, was Gaurav Nembang. But when the police searched his house, they found two more citizenship certificates of the same person with different names.

Entrepreneurs promote Nepali tourist destinations in Kolkata

Published On: December 10, 2018 10:10 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

KOLKATA, Dec 10: Entrepreneurs from eastern Nepal who are in Kolkata of India to participate in the ongoing Himalayan Orange Tourism Fair 2018 are promoting tourist destinations of Province 1, besides promoting and selling Nepali oranges.

A quick trip to Kalapani

Published On: December 9, 2018 11:15 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Dec 9: No matter whether it’s holidays or off-season, people have developed a trend of traveling. In the past few years, a number of tourists visiting Panchtahar are on the rise. The place has become famous for a quick get out and picnic.

Centenarian Bhagawati becomes first citizen to receive nat'l ID card

Published On: November 19, 2018 01:44 PM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PHIDIM, Nov 19: Bhagawati Devi Bhandari, 101, has received a national identity card (NIC), becoming the first citizen to hold it.

101-year-old Bhagawati to be the first national identity card holder

Published On: November 19, 2018 08:49 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Nov 19: Bhagawati Devi Bhandari, 101, looked very happy while basking in the sun on Sunday afternoon. She is expecting to get her national identity card on Monday.

Details collected from 46,000 for National Identity Cards

Published On: October 15, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PAANCHTHAR, Oct 15: The personal details of 46,000 people have been collected so far for the distribution of National Identity Cards (NIC) which will be a first in Nepal's history. The Home Ministry is planning to conduct the first level distribution of NICs within mid-November.

Direct road linking Sikkim to Nepal by December

Published On: October 7, 2018 04:35 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Oct 7: Work on constructing the road connecting Nepal with Sikkim of India is going on in full swing. The Sikkim government is working on Chiwabhanjyang road that will directly link Nepal to Sikkim.

Attempt to pin Timbu Pokhari as a tourist destination

Published On: August 30, 2018 10:06 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

Sidingba Rural Municipality is preparing to organize the Timbu Pokhari fair to promote the tourism of the region. Timbu Pokhari is located at the lap of the Himalayas, bordering Panchthar and Taplejung. The destination also has a prospect of being ranked among the most prominent tourist destination in the country.

Jorpokhari a summer getaway

Published On: August 6, 2018 10:41 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Aug 6: Jorpokhari has a favorable weather for outdoor excursions. The breezy atmosphere provides an escape from the summer heat. Apart from the tranquility and picturesque views, Jorpokhari is also known for its religious and cultural significance.

Farmers in Province 1 upset by dwindling prices, slower sales

Published On: July 30, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, July 30: Farmers in Province 1 have become weary because of the slowdown in sales of their cash crops including cardamom, ginger, and seasonal vegetables.

Mid-hills Highway in a sorry state

Published On: July 11, 2018 10:52 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, July 11: A road accident at Chitre along the Mid-hills Highway on Monday killed one and injured nine people. The jeep, which met with the accident, was half immersed in the muddy road and is said to have veered off the road.

Collection of details for National ID card begins

Published On: June 23, 2018 03:14 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PAANCHTHAR, June 22: The government has started collecting the details of citizens for the distribution of digitalized National Identity Cards (NIC), for the first time in history. Digitalization of citizen's details is one of the most ambitious projects of the country.