Khagendra Adhikari

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Durga Prasad Timsina acquires citizenship who was recently freed from Indian jail after 40 years

Published On: March 25, 2021 01:30 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

ILAM, March 25: Durga Prasad Timsina, originally from Mai Municipality-10 of Ilam, who was recently released from Dum Dum Correctional Home of Kolkata, India, was granted citizenship, on Thursday.

UPDATE: Fire is almost under control, so far 49 houses gutted

Published On: March 2, 2021 04:05 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Mar 2: A fire that broke out early this morning at Taplejung’s Dobhan Bazaar is now almost under control.

At least 40 houses gutted in fire in Taplejung's Dobhan Bazaar

Published On: March 2, 2021 12:19 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, March 2: At least 40 houses were gutted in a massive fire which broke out at Dobhan Bazaar in Taplejung district on Tuesday morning.

Campaigns ranging from carrying water in jerry cans to building fire lines to be launched to control Pathivara forest fire

Published On: January 3, 2021 12:00 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 3: In order to bring the forest fire in the Pathivara area under control, all possible alternative campaigns will be launched, including carrying water in jerry cans and setting fire control lines.

Helicopter to be mobilized in Pathivara Temple area as a final attempt to bring forest fire under control

Published On: December 28, 2020 12:59 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 28: As the forest fire in Pathivara Temple Area has gone out of control, the local bodies are making preparations for aerial firefighting.

Forest fire in Pathivara Temple area still out of control

Published On: December 27, 2020 02:08 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 27: A forest fire which started in a community forest area in the Pathivara Temple area of Taplejung district on Saturday is still out of control.

Forest fire in Pathivara Temple area in Taplejung goes out of control

Published On: December 26, 2020 12:45 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

Taplejung, Dec 26: A forest fire in the Pathivara Temple area of Taplejung district has gone out of control.

Three people welcoming PM Oli in Ghunsa contract COVID-19

Published On: December 1, 2020 02:05 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 1: Three people including two local level representatives, who had welcomed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli during the latter’s visit to Gunsa in Taplejung a few days ago, were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease.

A  bunch of jobless people seeking to bring instability in the country sought my resignation: PM Oli

Published On: November 23, 2020 04:19 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Nov 23: Stating that his resignation was sought as “some people were scared by the popularity of the current government”, Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the current government will not change in any circumstances. Prime Minister Oli also termed those making allegations that his government did nothing as “a bunch of jobless people seeking to bring instability in the country.”

PM to visit Ghunsa in Taplejung on Sunday

Published On: November 19, 2020 04:20 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Nov 19: Prime Minister K P Oli is visiting the Ghunsa area in Taplejung district on Sunday. District Administration Office, Taplejung has received information about the visit that was earlier scheduled for Friday. The visit was put off in the eleventh hour amid deepening intra-party rift within the ruling Nepal Communist Party(NCP)

Two arrested on charge of rape in Taplejung

Published On: October 31, 2020 01:31 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 31: Police have arrested two individuals on the charge of rape in Taplejung on Saturday.

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.