DHRUBA DANGAL

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NCP chair Dahal enjoys river rafting in Bhotekoshi (with photos)

Published On: February 28, 2020 09:30 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SUKUTE, SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 28: Executive Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal along with his wife Sita enjoyed rafting in Bhotekoshi river on Friday afternoon.

21 govt offices that had collapsed in 2015 quake rebuilt

Published On: February 24, 2020 09:17 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 24: A considerable number of public offices have been rebuilt in Chautara of Sindhupalchowk after four years of the devastating earthquake of 2015.  According to the reconstruction authority, a total of 13 office buildings have been reconstructed while eight new ones have been built. A few hospital buildings and the district postal service building are yet to be built.

Police arrest campaigners

Published On: February 24, 2020 08:56 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 24: Police on Sunday arrested five campaigners protesting against the delay in the construction of a road section in Sindhupalchowk district.

Drunken group attacks police station, two injured

Published On: February 9, 2020 08:32 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 9: Two police officials were injured when a drunken group attacked Tipeni Police Station in Sindhupalchowk on Saturday.

Majhi women build integrated settlement

Published On: February 1, 2020 09:18 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 1: Some women of the Majhi community in Badegaun of Sindhupalchowk district have built attractive houses all by themselves. The integrated settlement spread across some 24 ropanis of land near a jungle and the Indrawati River offers all basic facilities. The houses are uniform in shape, size and color.

Curfew imposed in Barhabise to demolish illegal structures

Published On: January 20, 2020 08:18 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 20: The District Administration Office, Sindhupalchowk imposed a curfew in Barhabise on Sunday to demolish temporary huts of the locals built by encroaching the Arniko Highway.

Sindhupalchowk warms up for VNY

Published On: December 30, 2019 09:03 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 30: Tourism entrepreneurs of the district have announced 30% discount on their services for a week starting January 1 on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020 campaign.

School dropouts in Majhi community increasing rapidly

Published On: December 25, 2019 08:47 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SHIKHARPUR, MELAMCHI, Dec 25: Hari Majhi and Dipak Majhi, the two siblings of Shikharpur Village in Melamchi Municipality-12 are busy in making fishing net every morning. Their mother Kumari prepares breakfast for them so that they can go fishing in Indrawati river near their home. The Majhi brothers quit their school due to economic problems.

Two drivers arrested for unhealthy competition on road

Published On: December 24, 2019 08:55 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 24: In a bid to reduce road accidents, police have arrested two bus drivers from the Kathmandu-Chautara route of the Araniko Highway for over-speeding.

Bus accident baby in hospital after mom dies, father absconds

Published On: December 17, 2019 06:15 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 17: Suman Tamang, the driver of the bus that met with a fatal accident in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday, was with his family at the time , it is learnt.

15 killed, 19 injured in Sindhupalchowk bus accident

Published On: December 16, 2019 07:35 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 16: At least 15 people were killed when a bus chartered by pilgrims met with an accident at ward 7 of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday morning.

UPDATE: Six bus accident victims identified

Published On: December 15, 2019 03:17 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: Of the 14 persons who died in the Sindhupalchowk bus accident on Sunday morning, six have been identified.

UPDATE: Death toll climbs to 14 in Sindhupalchowk bus accident

Published On: December 15, 2019 12:50 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: The death toll in Sindhupalchowk bus accident has climbed to 14. At least 11 persons died when a bus met with an accident at Sunkoshi rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday morning.

Bhote Koshi starts test generation

Published On: December 9, 2019 09:51 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 9: Bhote Koshi Hydropower Project (45 MW) has started power generation from Saturday.

300 tons of Chinese apples entering Nepal every day for Tihar

Published On: October 27, 2019 09:10 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 27: Traders are importing some 300 tons of apples every day from China via Tatopani border over the past two weeks.

Import of sheep and mountain goats starts through Tatopani

Published On: September 30, 2019 08:21 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 30: Sheep and mountain goats from Tatopani, a major border point of the north, have started entering Nepal for Dashain and Tihar festivals. The sheep were transported to Nepal from Tibet as soon as the border opened after a week’s shutdown. A total of 1,100 sheep and mountain goats were brought to Tatopani in a day on Friday.

Bhote Koshi to start commercial production from November

Published On: September 11, 2019 10:55 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 11: The reconstruction of Bhote Koshi hydropower project has reached the last phase. Eighty percent of the reconstruction work has already been completed, and the project is preparing to go for commercial production from November.

Melamchi workers, suppliers clash with police, 5 injured

Published On: September 6, 2019 07:45 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sep 6: Although the government decided to award the contract to complete the remaining works of Melamchi Drinking Water Project to a Chinese firm after several months of indecision, the completion of the much-awaited project is likely to be delayed further as fresh protests have erupted at the construction site. Chinese firm Sino Hydro Company was awarded the contract after the Italian company abandoned the project halfway in November last year.

Herders elated by solar panels to light yak sheds

Published On: August 29, 2019 07:46 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 29: Pemba Sherpa of Helambu village takes care of his yaks and other cattle ‘just like his kids’. Though it takes hours to clean the sheds, he does that passionately every day.

2 missing, hydropower projects damaged in Sidhuopalchwok due to incessant rain

Published On: July 8, 2019 07:05 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHWOK, July 8: Two construction workers went missing while two others sustained injuries due to floods triggered by incessant rainfall in Sindhupalchok district on Saturday night. The injured workers -- Kami Tamang and Pembathokel Sherpa, who were rescued using the long line technique -- were airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment.