Khagendra Adhikari

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Pathivara Temple closed for devotees

Published On: October 18, 2020 11:49 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 18: Pathivara Temple, one of the famous Hindu shrines in eastern Nepal, has been closed for visitors.

DAO sealed off for a week as Taplejung CDO catches COVID-19

Published On: October 15, 2020 12:02 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 15: After the Chief District Officer (CDO) of Taplejung district, Jirendra Prasad Chapagain, tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the District Administration Office, Taplejung has been sealed off for a week.

Ruling Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Sanu Siba Pahadi passes away

Published On: October 14, 2020 12:00 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 14: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) lawmaker Sanu Siba Pahadi passed away on Wednesday.

Govt preparing to open religious sites for visitors from Oct 17

Published On: October 7, 2020 01:29 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 7: The government is planning to open religious sites for visitors and devotees from Oct 17.

Two killed as landslide buries power house in Taplejung

Published On: September 7, 2020 11:47 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 7: A massive landslide triggered by heavy rainfall in Taplejung district killed two people on Sunday night.

Seven houses gutted in massive fire in Taplejung’s Phungling (with photos)

Published On: May 2, 2020 11:15 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 2: Seven houses in Taplejung district headquarters, Phungling, have been completely destroyed by a fire which broke out on Friday evening.

Chinese workers at Taplejung project site raise eyebrows

Published On: March 17, 2020 08:11 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, March 17: Chinese workers engaged with the Tamor Hydropower Project in Taplejung have been frequently moving to their home and back to work at the construction site despite the government's announcement of travel restriction to China. The government has sealed all border points expect a few major ones in view of the coronavirus outbreak. The project officials have however claimed that there is no possibility of those workers spreading coronavirus.

Dhunge Sanghu electric sub-station completes 10% work

Published On: February 15, 2020 11:03 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Feb 15: The construction of the 220 KVA electric sub-station in Dhunge Sanghu, Maiwakhola Rural Municipality, has intensified in recent days. According to KEC International, the construction of the sub-station was started five months ago and 10% of the work has been completed so far.

Infanticides stun Taplejung as police blame adultery

Published On: October 18, 2019 07:53 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 18: On October 8, Junu Tembe, 22, a resident of Mauwakhola Rural Municipality, Taplejung killed her newborn baby girl and buried her in the jungle.  Investigations are still in the preliminary stages but officials suspect that the baby might have been born out of an extramarital affair.

One dies slipping off wooden bridge

Published On: October 3, 2019 04:06 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 3: A person has died after slipping off a wooden bridge at Maiwakhola-3 in Taplejung on Thursday.

35 MW from eastern Nepal to be connected to national grid

Published On: August 21, 2019 07:20 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Aug 21: About 35 megawatt of hydroelectricity from eastern Nepal is being connected to the national transmission line soon. This includes 9.9 megawatt from the Iwa Khola and 25 megawatt from the Kaveli B-1 hydropower projects.

Potatoes worth Rs 2.2 billion produced in Taplejung in FY 2018/19

Published On: August 7, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Aug 7: Farmers of Taplejung have produced potatoes worth Rs 2.2 billion in the Fiscal Year 2018/2019.

NAC successfully conducts test flight of Y-12 aircraft to Suketar Airport

Published On: August 6, 2019 02:10 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Aug 6: Nepal Airlines, the national flag carrier successfully conducted a test flight of its Chinese-made Y-12 aircraft to Taplejung-based Suketar Airport.

Extended exposure to digital devices affecting children’s eyesight: Medics

Published On: May 30, 2019 08:21 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG,  May 30: Stating that eyesight problem is getting prevalent among children, ophthalmologists in the district have warned parents to take precautionary measures ‘before it is too late’. Excess exposure to cell phones, laptop and computers, among other digital devices, have taken a severe toll on children’s eye health, they claimed.

50 police personnel mobilized to probe Panchthar massacre

Published On: May 21, 2019 02:19 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

PANCHTHAR, May 21: A total of 50 police personnel have been mobilized at Miklajung rural municipality of Panchthar where nine people of two families were murdered by masked men last night.

Police defeats Army to defend Pathivara Men’s Volleyball title

Published On: May 10, 2019 12:56 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 10: Nepal Police Club has lifted the Third National Pathivara Men’s National Volleyball Tournament defeating its departmental rival Tribhuvan Army Club 3-0 in Taplejung on Thursday.

Police, Army to vie for Pathivara Men’s Volleyball title

Published On: May 9, 2019 10:14 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 9: Departmental teams Nepal Police Club and Tribhuvan Army Club will take on each other in the summit clash for the ongoing Third Pathivara Men’s National Volleyball Tournament in Taplejung on Wednesday.

Taplejung reeling under shortage of chemical fertilizers

Published On: May 9, 2019 09:27 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 9: At a time when the government is campaigning to make the nation self reliant on agriculture products by providing farmers with optimum assistance, the farmers of Taplejung have started to face acute shortage of chemical fertilizers.

Departmental teams, Gandaki reach quarters

Published On: May 7, 2019 09:44 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 7: Departmental teams -- Armed Police Force Club (APF), Tribhuvan Army Club, and Nepal Police Club -- and Gandaki Province have secured their respective quarterfinal spots during the third Paathivara Men’s Volleyball Tournament held in Taplejung on Monday.

Locals hopeful of prosperity after Taplejung roads come under national pride projects

Published On: May 7, 2019 08:12 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 7: To the delight of the locals, two major road projects in the east have now made it to the list of ‘national pride projects’. The federal government recently recognized Dobhan – Suketar – Olangchung Gola Road’ and ‘Tamor Corridor Project’ as national pride projects. The locals believe this decision will expedite the construction of the roads.