Dhurba Dangal

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81 injured passengers go home after receiving treatment

Published On: October 13, 2019 08:10 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOK, Oct 13: The passengers who were injured in a bus accident in Sindhupalchowk have started to leave hospitals after receiving treatment.

Cooking gas cylinder blast death toll climbs to four

Published On: March 27, 2019 07:43 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 27: The death toll in Monday’s LPG cylinder explosion at Chaku Hydropower Project site in Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality, Sindhupalchowk, has reached four after two people missing in the blast were confirmed dead on Tuesday.

Police intensify search after murder evidence found inside aashram

Published On: January 11, 2019 01:18 PM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOK, Jan 11: Police have intensified search at Ram Bahadur Bomjom's aashrams in Sindhupalchowk and Sindhuli after finding important evidence that has shown Sanchalal Waiba was murdered inside the aashram.

Sindhupalchowk police takes the lead in Bomjan probe

Published On: January 9, 2019 08:35 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 9: The District Police Office (DPO), Sindhupalchowk, has been assigned to take the lead in the investigation of the Bandegaun-based ashram of Ram Bahadur Bomjan, a self-proclaimed ascetic who has been charged with sexual assaults and disappearance of several of his disciples.

CIB studying salt wrappers, charcoal recovered from Bomjan ashram

Published On: January 7, 2019 08:48 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 7: A team from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Sunday returned to Kathmandu after raiding the ashram of Ram Bahadur Bomjan, the self-proclaimed ascetic also known as ‘Buddha boy’ who has been accused of disappearing several of his disciples.

Quake victims pressing for building integrated settlement

Published On: May 1, 2018 05:32 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 1: Earthquake victims in Sindhupalchowk have been increasingly attracted towards integrated settlement. The attraction is fueled by the benefits of such settlements and the strong bonding they have developed among themselves during their communal stay post-quake.

Three killed, 16 injured in Sindhupalchowk bus mishap

Published On: March 23, 2018 03:50 PM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

KATHMANDU, Mar 23: Three people were killed while 16 others sustained injuries as a bus met with an accident at Charghare of Sindhupalchowk district on Friday afternoon.

Sindhupalchowk's Majhi people help each other to rebuild homes

Published On: March 17, 2018 05:53 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 17: Three years after the devastating Gorkha earthquake in 2015, reconstruction activities are finally reaching the underprivileged communities of the country.

Reconstruction work gathers pace in Sindhupalchowk

Published On: January 31, 2018 08:14 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 31: The sluggish reconstruction work in Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts by the devastating earthquakes of 2015, is gaining pace of late.

Voter turnout lowest in 10 years in Sindhupalchowk

Published On: November 29, 2017 07:44 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 29: Compared to the past two Constituent Assembly (CA) elections and a local election, the voter turnout in the first phase of federal and provincial elections on Sunday is said to be the lowest in 10 years in Sindhupalchowk district. This time, only 69 percent of voters in the district exercised their voting rights, it has been revealed.

Residents leave behind reconstruction, turn to vote

Published On: November 26, 2017 02:19 PM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 26:  Keeping aside their reconstruction works, residents of Sindhupalchowk have turned in to cast their votes in excitement. As of 1:30 PM, around 50% of votes have been cast, the Office of the Chief Election Officer said.

Colorful houses rising in quake-ravaged villages

Published On: July 24, 2017 01:45 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 23: When rays from the setting sun hit the Bisingar village of Sindhupalchowk's Jugal Rural Municipality, the village shimmers colorfully in the twilight.

Young vice chairperson committed to her pledges

Published On: May 24, 2017 08:22 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 24: Most parts of the Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk district lack electricity, communication services, and proper road networks. Residents here walk miles through dusty and very risky hilly routes to reach from one place to the other. In dry season, they at least use wooden bridges for crossing rivers but in monsoon such bridges are often washed away by heavy rains and floods.

Sindhupalchowk in festive mood

Published On: March 30, 2017 08:50 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 30: Excitement has reached fever pitch in Sindhupalchowk as local-level elections draw nearer.

Dhurmus' message from Giranchaur (Video)

Published On: October 31, 2016 09:48 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

After one and half year of the disaster, 66 families in Giranchaur were finally able to move into their new residences on Friday.

Dhurmus-Suntali to hand over model settlement to quake victims today

Published On: October 28, 2016 05:30 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 28: Giranchaur of Sindhupalchowk district was completely turned into a pile of rubbles when the catastrophic earthquake struck the country last April. Seeing the utter destruction of the settlement, film artists Sitaram Kattel aka Dhurmus and his wife Kunjana Ghimire 'Suntali' had initiated the construction of integrated settlements with support from the locals.

Construction of house that flagged off govt's reconstruction program stalls

Published On: September 3, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 3: Sarbay Tamang of Chautara-3 in Sindhupalchowk, an earthquake victim, was quite elated when the then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone of her house and handed her the letter of agreement, formally declaring the commencement of reconstruction of houses damaged by the earthquakes last year.

Quake-hit villages of Sindhupalchowk finally start receiving grants

Published On: August 30, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 30: The much awaited first installment of government-promised quake grants is finally starting to reach the victims of Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts by the catastrophic earthquake last year.

No respite from floods, landslides

Published On: July 23, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 23: Continuous floods in the Bhotekoshi River and land erosions caused by it have already washed away 85 houses so far in Sindhupalchowk district.

New road track to restore transportation links cut off by Bhotekoshi River

Published On: July 22, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Dhurba Dangal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 22: After floods in Bhotekoshi River cut off various northern settlements in Sindhupalchowk district, authorities have taken initiative to open a new road track to connect those settlements with the outer world.