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Khagendra Adhikari



Youth swept away by rivulet found dead

June 18, 2018 16:01 PM

KATHMANDU, June 18: A youth, who was swept away by swollen Lapsekhola (rivulet), has been found dead.

Fear of avalanche forces mountaineers to retreat

May 20, 2018 07:20 AM

TAPLEJUNG, May 20: Over five dozen mountaineers set to climb Kanchanjungha have returned from midway fearing avalanche. According to a seasoned mountaineer, Pemba Gyalenj Sherpa, they were alarmed by poor weather, rain, extreme cold and snowfall since the last few days.

Women refuse to work for those not ensuring equal pay

May 14, 2018 03:05 AM

TAPLEJUNG, May 14: Rupa Limbu of Taplejung's Fungling Municipality ward-10, works as a laborer and earns Rs 200 per day. While male laborers are paid Rs 400 on a daily basis for labor, women are paid only half of the amount. "We should all get paid as per our capabilities not on the basis of our gender," says Limbu.

Cardamom production in Taplejung up by 400 tons

April 2, 2018 02:30 AM

TAPLEJUNG, April 2: Growth in cardamom yields has given some respite to farmers who have seen unprecedented rise and fall in prices of this cash crop over the past few years.

Fire engulfs hotel at Taplejung

March 23, 2018 07:37 AM

TAPLEJUNG, March 23: An upper floor of Hotel Eco View Point gutted when fire engulfed at Heplyang, near entrance of Taplejung’s headquarter on Friday morning.

SEE glimpses at Taplejung

March 22, 2018 11:16 AM

TAPLEJUNG, March 22: Secondary School Examination (SEE) has been started from today at 8:00 AM. Seventeen exam centers are allocated for two thousand, four hundred and ten SEE candidates.

Youth dies after receiving a bullet fired by his brother

March 16, 2018 16:56 PM

TAPLEJUNG, March 16: A man died after being mistakenly shot by his own elder brother while out for hunting at Tribeni Rural Municipality -3 in Taplejung district on Friday.

Lightning claims woman in Taplejung

March 9, 2018 16:18 PM

TAPLEJUNG, March 9: A woman has died after being struck by lightning in Mikwakhola Rural Municipality-4.

Man dies after being caught in fire

March 8, 2018 12:14 PM

TAPLEJUNG, March 8: A man has died after being caught in fire in Pathibhara Yangrak Rural Municipality-4 in the district.

Candidates hesitant to reveal election expenses

January 3, 2018 06:15 AM

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 3: Even weeks after the successful conclusion of the recent provincial and parliamentary elections, candidates from Taplejung district are yet to submit the reports of their election-related expenditures to the Election Commission (EC).

Low price worries ginger farmers in Taplejung

December 2, 2017 09:47 AM

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 2: Farmers in Taplejung have been worried after not getting suitable market price for ginger. Despite high season of ginger, they are not getting good price in the market.

Six police personnel suspended for dereliction of duty

November 28, 2017 12:49 PM

TAPLEJUNG, Nov 28: District Police Office, Taplejung, has suspended 6 police personnel including Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) on the accuse of negligence on security sensitivity during the election.

New voters decisive in Taplejung elections

November 6, 2017 05:00 AM

TAPLEJUNG, Nov 6: There are eight candidates in constituency-1 of Taplejung while constituency-2 of the district has 15 candidates of various political parties. The main competition, however, is between the 'democratic' alliance led by Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance comprising of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

Candidates provided electoral symbols in Taplejung

June 20, 2017 18:53 PM

TAPLEJUNG, June 20: The office of chief returning officer and returning officer on Tuesday provided electoral symbols to all the candidates of local units in the district.

Biplav-led NCP abducts candidate

June 18, 2017 14:01 PM

TAPLEJUNG, June 18: Cadres of Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) led Nepal Communist Party abducted Nepali Congress candidate for ward member Man Kumar Patangwa from Phaktanglung Rural Municipality-2, Khejenim of Taplejung district.

One killed, other goes missing in rain-fed river

May 26, 2017 19:39 PM

TAPLEJUNG, May 26: A man died while his wife went missing after being swept away by a rain-fed stream in Sirijanga Municipality-7 in the district.

Top member of Harahang gang arrested

October 26, 2016 01:50 AM

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 26: A special taskforce of Nepal Police, on Monday arrested a top member of Harahang gang, an armed outfit which is said to be involved in numerous criminal activities in Taplejung district.

One killed in Taplejung landslide, dozens displaced

September 3, 2016 08:08 AM

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 3: A person has died and four others were buried in a landslide triggered by torrential rainfall since days at Taplejung municipality-2 and 8.

Landslide blocks Tamor, settlements at risk

July 11, 2016 01:20 AM

TAPLEJUNG, July 11: A massive landslide has blocked the Tamor River at Sawadin VDC of Taplejung district on Sunday morning. This has formed a big temporary lake and the river's water is threatening human settlements both upstream and downstream.