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Tatopani border point closed again after a Nepali laborer tests positive for COVID-19

Published On: October 6, 2020 07:19 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 6: The Tatopani border point has again shut down in less than a day after it resumed operation after a Nepali laborer tested positive for the COVID-19.

Tatopani trade point between Nepal and China comes into operation nearly after three months

Published On: October 6, 2020 10:41 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: The Tatopani trade point-- one of two major trading points between Nepal and China -- has come into operation on Monday after nearly three months of closure.

Identities of 11 dead persons confirmed; 20 others are still missing

Published On: September 13, 2020 07:30 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 13:The identities of all eleven dead bodies recovered from the landslide debris in Ghumthang village of Bahrabise Rural Municipality-7 in Sindhupalchowk district have been confirmed, according to Sindhupalchowk Police.

Death toll climbs to 18 in Lidi landslide as seven more bodies recovered on Saturday

Published On: August 15, 2020 08:05 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

21 still missing in the landslide

Lidi landslide update: Death toll reaches 12,  27 still missing

Published On: August 15, 2020 02:29 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 15: The death toll in a massive landslide at Golche Lidi of Jugal Rural Municipality-2 has reached 12 with one more dead body recovered from the landslide debris. Twenty seven others are still missing in the landslide.

UPDATE: Five bodies recovered from landslide-hit Lidi, Sindhupalchowk

Published On: August 14, 2020 01:20 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 14: Five bodies were recovered from a landslide-hit Lidi village of Jugal Rural Municipality-2, in Sindhupalchowk.

18 killed, 20 missing and 11 injured due to floods, landslides in Sindhupalchowk in past three weeks

Published On: August 4, 2020 08:30 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

Bahrabise Municipality and Bhotekoshi, Jugal, Panchpokharai and Helambu Rural Municipalities are among the areas worst affected by the landslides, floods

Sindhupalchowk landslide; One dies, four others go missing

Published On: July 16, 2020 10:38 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 16: Five women of a family were buried in a landslide at Phulpinkatti, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality-4, on Thursday morning. Of them, one lost her life while four others are missing.

Two including an engineer go missing as water tunnel of Melamchi bursts, two injured were rescued immediately

Published On: July 14, 2020 05:50 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 14: Two employees including an engineer of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project have gone missing after being swept away by the Melamchi River when a water tunnel burst on Tuesday afternoon. Two others, who sustained injuries in the incident, were rescued immediately.

Sindhupalchowk flood: Debris in Bhotekoshi obstructs rescue operation

Published On: July 10, 2020 11:21 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 10: It has been difficult to carry out a rescue operation in flood-hit regions in Sindhupalchowk district as the Bhotekoshi river is full of debris.

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.