Dhruba Dangal



Tatopani border point to reopen in May

April 28, 2019 07:30 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 28: The government has expedited preparations to bring back into operation the Tatopani border point between Nepal and China that remains closed for the last four years following the devastating earthquake of 2015 in May. According to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the border point is going to be reopened as soon as the dry port at Larcha, Tatopani, is handed over to the Nepal government.

Gas explosion kills two laborers, two more missing

March 25, 2019 19:38 PM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 25: A gas cylinder explosion killed two laborers at Phulpingkatti of Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality, Sindhupalchowk, on Monday. Two more workers from the site are missing.

Construction sector denigrated due to low bidding: FCAN president

March 24, 2019 08:11 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 24: The construction sector has been denigrated because of a rising trend of working at low bidding, according to Rabi Singh, president of Federation of Contractors’ Association Nepal (FCAN).

Quake-hit remote school gets posh new buildings

March 9, 2019 05:54 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 8: 'It is mesmerizing'. This is what not just students, but even the principal of Selang Secondary School, Hari Prasad Poudel has to say about the school's new buildings. “We feel that we are at a big resort', Poudel notes.

17 Chand-led NCP cadres arrested

March 2, 2019 17:35 PM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 2: Police have arrested 17 cadres of Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand.

Sindhupalchowk to wrap up reconstruction soon

February 13, 2019 08:15 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 12: With the reconstruction of almost 57,000 houses and many more in the process, Sindhupalchowk, one of the most-affected districts by the deadly earthquake of 2015, has undergone a modern-day makeover.

Police collecting reliable evidence against ‘Buddha boy’

January 21, 2019 20:31 PM

INDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 21: Sindhupalchowk Police has geared up with all its might to collect reliable evidence on the alleged case of the disappearance of five followers from the ashram of Ram Bahadur Bomjan.

Police intensify probe into Bandegaun aashram with sniffer dogs

January 10, 2019 17:35 PM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 10: Police have started a fresh investigation into the alleged killing of a disciple at Bandegaun aashram of Ram Bahadur Bamjam, a self-proclaimed hermit, in the district on Thursday.

CIB raids ‘Buddha Boy’ ashram in Sindhupalchowk

January 5, 2019 07:30 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 5: A team from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) raided the Sindhupalchowk ashram of Ram Bahadur Bamjan aka Buddha Boy on Friday amid proliferating accusations of the murder of a disciple and the disappearance of three others by the self-proclaimed godman.

Sindhupalchowk sees marked rise in divorce case with new codes

December 13, 2018 18:45 PM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 13: There has been a marked rise in cases of divorce in the district since the new civil code came into force four months ago.

6,550 quake victims yet to start building houses in Sindhupalchowk

September 8, 2018 03:09 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 8: Over 6,500 earthquake victims have yet to start rebuilding their quake-destroyed houses in Sindhupalchwok district due to procedural delays by the government.

Government bodies lack details on reconstruction

June 20, 2018 03:00 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 20: Even the government authorities lack the exact details of the reconstruction of quake-damaged houses in Sindhupalchowk, the worst-hit district by the catastrophic earthquake of 2015.

Renovation of Bhotekoshi Hydro to take another year and a half

May 12, 2018 09:10 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 11: The 45 megawatt Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project, whose construction was hindered time and again because of natural disasters that hit the project one after another, will possibly take one and half more years to come into operation.

Locals take initiatives for integrated settlement

May 12, 2018 07:04 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 11: Rising from the rubble has not been easy for the earthquake victims of Sindhupalchowk. Three years after the disaster, many are now making serious efforts for integrated settlements.

Reconstruction on risky lands

May 7, 2018 06:30 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 7: Kristi Tamang, one among the thousands of people to become homeless after the devastating earthquake of 2015, recently moved into her newly constructed concrete house. This might have given her a feel of safety and security. However, this is not the case.

Quake-hit Sindhupalchowk getting new lease of life

April 25, 2018 14:52 PM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 25: Small and medium-size houses. Well-decorated settlements roofed in red, blue and green zinc-sheets equipped with motor roads and drinking water. Every house has a toilet and is illuminated.

Another breakthrough in Melamchi tunnel work

December 30, 2017 08:40 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 29: As the Melamchi Drinking Water Project progresses toward its final stage, it has achieved yet another breakthrough by completing the 8.2 kilometer Gyalthum-Ambathan tunnel section. This is the second of the three sections of the tunnels in the project.

Distant dream of Sanusiruwari locals realized, finally (with video)

December 23, 2017 20:20 PM

SANUSIRUWARI, (Sindhupalchowk): Locals of Sanusirubari suffered scarcity of drinking water for a long time in Chautara-Sangachowkgadhi Municipality-7.

New faces cement their place in provincial assembly of Sindhupalchowk

December 11, 2017 01:08 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 10: Voters of Sindhupalchowk have elected educated, hardworking, dedicated, intelligent and enthusiastic candidates in the recently concluded provincial assembly elections.

Voter turnout lowest in 10 years in Sindhupalchowk

November 29, 2017 05:00 AM

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.