Giriraj Baskota

The contributor for Republica.

Construction of hydro projects picks up pace in Panchthar

Published On: September 20, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Sept 20: Many hydropower projects in Paanchthar district are now picking pace while some others are already in the final phase of construction.

Timbu Pokhari drawing more tourists

Published On: September 13, 2016 07:24 PM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

TIMBU POKHARI, Sept 13: Timbu Pokhari, the famous touristic destination in eastern Nepal, attracts thousands of trekkers annually. There has been a significant increase in the number of tourists visiting the place, of late. The place also holds a high religious significance.

Ban leaves ginger farmers, traders high and dry

Published On: September 1, 2016 08:15 PM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHATHAR, Sept 1: Indian decision to put a ban on ginger import from Nepal has left local farmers and traders high and dry.

Mid-Hill Lokmarga Highway faces contractor delays

Published On: August 3, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Aug 3: Pachthar -Tehrathum road expansion project that is supposed to link road network between Chiwabhanjyang VDC, Chyangthampu in East Panchthar district to Baitadi district has been witnessing slow progress since its inception. Although the deadline for the project completion is to 2075, progress so far does not make it a promising one.

Phidim-Terhathum road section resumes after 4 days

Published On: August 1, 2016 07:11 PM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, Aug 1: The Phidim-Terhathum road section of the Pushpa Lal Mid-hill Highway has resumed from Monday evening.

One killed, two injured in khukuri attack

Published On: July 19, 2016 03:46 PM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PHIDIM, July 19: A man died and two others sustained injuries in a khukuri attack at Fhidim Municipality-2, Odin of the district.

Police campaign to nurture police-public goodwill

Published On: July 12, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, July 12: With an aim to foster cordial police-public relations, Nepal Police has started a nationwide “Police Mero Saathi” campaign from Monday.

Wild mushroom consumption rampant despite growing fatalities

Published On: July 11, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, July 11: Deaths from consumption of wild mushrooms have been on the rise of late in various districts, with reports of people falling sick after eating the plant becoming ever more regular.

Motorcycle-tractor collision claims 1

Published On: July 6, 2016 01:26 PM NPT By: Giriraj Baskota

PANCHTHAR, July 6: A motorcyclist died after being collided with a tractor in the district headquarters Phidim on Tuesday evening.