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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
TAPLEJUNG, April 20: The construction of a much talked-about Himalayan Research Center in Khambachen of Taplejung for the study of snow leopards and other wild animals has not been confirmed even after three years of its announcement.
TAPLEJUNG, April 7: The falling price of black cardamom has been frustrating for farmers and traders in the eastern part of the country. Though a brief price rise after a continuous fall for the past four months came as a respite for them, the recovery did not last more than a couple days.
TAPLEJUNG, March 7: A few years ago, when the market price of cardamom was at its high, reaching up to Rs 3,000 per kg, many paddy farmers in eastern hills shifted to growing black cardamom, considering it as a path to prosperity.