Khagendra Adhikari

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Robbers loot jewelry and Rs 1.2 million in cash from IME at Taplejung

Published On: October 3, 2022 03:25 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 3: Jewelry along with 1.2 million in cash were looted from the IME branch located at Birendra Chowk in Fungling, Taplejung headquarters.

All nine local bodies of Taplejung reach agreement with Land Commission

Published On: September 15, 2022 02:30 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 15: Three local bodies of Taplejung have entered into an agreement with the National Land Commission with the aim of providing land to landless squatters, landless Dalits and disorganized residents. With this, all nine municipalities and rural municipalities of the district have signed an agreement with the National Land Commission.

Candidates who haven’t disclosed their expenses losing opportunity for clarification, EC keeps reminding them

Published On: August 22, 2022 06:30 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, August 22: There are indications that the majority of Taplejung candidates in the local level elections who did not submit their expenses details will miss the opportunity to explain within the 7-day clarification deadline given by the Election Commission (EC). As only a relatively small number of candidates appeared with explanations and justifications, the District Election Office requested them not to miss this opportunity.

CPN- Unified Socialist recommends names of candidates for upcoming Provincial Assembly and federal parliament polls from Taplejung

Published On: August 20, 2022 12:00 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, August 20: CPN (Unified Socialist) Taplejung District Chapter, has unanimously recommended the names of the candidates for the direct and proportional representation for the Provincial Assembly and House of Representatives (HoR) elections scheduled for November 20.

Nepal Airlines operates flight at Suketar Airport after two and a half months

Published On: August 19, 2022 11:13 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, August 19: Nepal Airlines on Friday conducted a flight at Suketar Airport in Taplejung, which had not been in operation since May 29.

Phaktanglung Rural Municipality writes to Taplejung DAO to facilitate opening Tiptala border crossing point with Tibet

Published On: August 17, 2022 12:27 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, August 17: Phaktanglung Rural Municipality has written to the District Administration Office, Tapelejung to take initiative to open the Tiptala border crossing point in the northern Taplejung in order to make the daily life of the Nepali residents in the border area easier. The crossing point has remained closed for four years.

Warning against construction of cable car in Pathibhara area

Published On: July 20, 2022 02:30 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, JULY 20: The Mukumlung Joint Struggle Committee has expressed its anger against Fungling Municipality for extending the term of a cable car company, saying that there has been no change in its five-point stand.

Young man drowns in river

Published On: July 20, 2022 11:50 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUN, July 20: A young man of Kavrepalanchok who works at United Hydropower located in Ward No. 4 of Meringden Rural Municipality of Taplejung drowned in a river. The deceased is 28/29-year-old Tirtha Tamang of Kavrepalanchok.

Fire breaks out in Taplejung

Published On: July 18, 2022 12:59 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, July 17: A fire broke out in Meringden Rural Municipality, Taplejung on Monday morning. The fire destroyed the house of Local Dawa Sherpa in Santhakra, Meringden Rural Municipality-2.

22 ward chairs elected in Taplejung are below 40 years of age

Published On: May 20, 2022 05:28 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 20: Among the 61 ward chairpersons elected in Taplejung district through the May 13 local polls, 22 are below 40 years of age. The youngest among them is just 26 years old.

Election staff must arrive at polling stations three days in advance

Published On: March 31, 2022 03:00 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, March 31: The assistant staff to be deployed during the upcoming local level election have to reach the polling stations at least three days before the election

About 90,000 voters registered in Taplejung, 122 voting centers designated

Published On: March 28, 2022 12:15 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, March 28: As many as 89,680 voters above the age of 18 have been registered in Taplejung district for the upcoming local-level elections to be held on May 13, 2022.

Taplejung fire brought under control

Published On: March 11, 2022 02:15 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, March 11: Fire that broke out this morning at local Kopche village in Phungling, the district headquarters of Taplejung, has been brought under control now. The fire was brought under control jointly by the fire brigades, Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force (APF) personnel.

Indian national found dead in hotel in Phungling

Published On: January 13, 2022 11:45 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 13: An Indian national has been found dead in a hotel in Phungling, Taplejung district. He is said to be a worker of the hotel.

Trapped in snow, father and son, request for helicopter rescue

Published On: January 1, 2022 12:14 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 1: It has been concluded that there is no other option but helicopter rescue of Lakpatansi Sherpa, 50, and his 15-year-old son Pasang Chhiring Sherpa of Papung Simbuk of Mikwakhola Rural Municipality Ward No. 5 of Taplejung who were trapped in the snow due to snow while moving the cowshed.

Tractor accident in Taplejung: two killed, two seriously injured

Published On: December 5, 2021 01:22 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 5: Two of the four injured have died in a tractor accident at Sirijanga village in Taplejung district on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Basanta Limbu, 25, and Samir Limbu, 15.

NC Province 1 Election: Five candidates from Taplejung

Published On: December 4, 2021 12:30 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 4: Five candidates from Taplejung will be competing for different posts of office-bearers and members through the convention of the Nepali Congress' (NC) ongoing Province 1 Working Committee Convention. Former general secretary of Tarun Dal, Padam Sundar Palungwa is competing for the post of general secretary from Uddhav Thapa's team.

A worker buried to death at Sanima Hydropower

Published On: September 3, 2021 10:50 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 3: A laborer working at Sanima Hydropower project in Taplejung has died after he was buried by a large boulder at around 1.30 pm on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Khaga Prasad Tamang, 44, of Fattanglung Rural Municipality-1 of Taplejung.

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.