DHRUBA DANGAL

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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.

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

Published On: July 8, 2019 05:30 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.

Tatopani border point resumes its operation after three years

Published On: May 29, 2019 05:32 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOK, May 29: The Tatopani border point, Nepal's vital and the oldest trading point with the northern neighbor China that was closed following the April 2015 earthquakes, has resumed its operation on Wednesday.

Tatopani border point reopening today

Published On: May 29, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 29: The Tatopani border point, Nepal's vital and the oldest trading point with the northern neighbor China that was closed following the April 2015 earthquakes, is set to reopen from Wednesday.

Tatopani trade route to reopen in mid-June

Published On: April 29, 2019 08:27 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 29: The government has begun internal preparations to bring the Tatopani trade route along Nepal-China into operation from mid-June. The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies has stated that the trade route will coming into operation once the Chinese government hands over Larcha Dry Port to Nepal.

Tourism businesses thrive in quake-hit Melamchighyang

Published On: April 17, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 17: After the devastating earthquake of April 2015 shattered his dreams of expanding tourism business, Pemanetup Sherpa of Melamchighyang village of Helambu thought that life would never be same again.

Climbers summit virgin Gyalchen peak

Published On: April 10, 2019 08:07 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 10: A group of three mountaineers have climbed the 6,151 meter Gyalchen peak of Jugal mountain range, which is the nearest Himalayan peak from the capital city Kathmandu, on Tuesday. This is the first summit by any person in the virgin ‘Jugal Himal’.

Paragliding service begins in Chautara

Published On: March 11, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 11: Commercial paragliding has begun in Chautara, the district headquarters of Sindhupalchowk.

17 Chand-led Maoist cadres arrested

Published On: March 3, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 3: Police have arrested 17 cadres and leaders of the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand aka Biplav.

Construction work of Tatopani checkpoint in full-swing (with video)

Published On: January 11, 2019 07:23 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOK, Jan 11: The construction work of Tatopani border checkpoint is under full swing and aims to come into operation from the month of May. The checkpoint used to transact the business of around Rs 20 billion in a single day which is now out of service following the mega earthquake of April 25, 2015.

Police find ‘murder clues’ in Buddha Boy’s ashram

Published On: January 6, 2019 08:12 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 6: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has found nine empty packets of salt from the suspected area where Rama Bahadur Bomjan aka Buddha Boy had allegedly buried the body of a disciple after murdering him.

Okhreni wears stunning look following Gorkha quake (photo feature)

Published On: January 2, 2019 07:23 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 2: Okhreni is a beautiful village which is located at Lagarche of Panchpokhari Thangpal rural municipality, Sindhupalchowk.

Politicians stress formulating national climate change policy

Published On: January 1, 2019 08:32 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 1: Climate experts and representatives of local units from all 77 districts gathered at Jyamire Guphadanda of Melamchi Municipality-9 in Sindhupalchowk district on Monday to attend the National Climate Change Summit.

National Climate Summit to kick off from Monday

Published On: December 30, 2018 08:33 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOK, Dec 30: The National Climate Summit is all set to start at Jyamire Guphadanda of Melamchi Municipality-9 of the district from Monday.

No pay for 1,000 workers at Melamchi project since 2 months

Published On: December 20, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 20: After the Italian contractor for the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) left the project site with an apparent intention to abscond, nearly 1,000 Nepali workers have found themselves in the lurch, with their salaries not paid since two months .

Melamchi project: Dispute surfaces after govt seizes contractor’s passports

Published On: December 17, 2018 07:24 PM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 17: The long-drawn-out dispute between the government and Italian contractor has surfaced after the former seized passports of the contractor involved in the main tunnel construction of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project, putting the fate of Malamchi project on hold.

New law helping men file divorce cases

Published On: December 15, 2018 08:21 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: Amid reports of growing number of men seeking divorce across the country after the new civil code came into effect, Sindhupalchowk has not remained an exception in this regard. In the last four months since the code came into effect, 19 men in the district have already filed for divorce. According to the court officials, the number is constantly on the rise.