Khagendra Adhikari

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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.

Jhapa’s B&C Hospital detains teenager for not paying his medical bills

Published On: May 1, 2019 07:35 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 1: A seventeen-year-old boy in Taplejung has been detained by a hospital after he was unable to pay the expenses of his treatment.

Establishment of wildlife research center going nowhere since 3 years

Published On: April 20, 2019 03:05 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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.

Black cardamom farmers get frustrated as price recovery fails to last

Published On: April 7, 2019 07:53 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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.

After death of a dozen mothers, Yamphudin finally gets a birthing center

Published On: March 17, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, March 17: On June 16, 2001, Abirman Rai, vice-chairperson of then Yamphudin VDC lost his wife. Immediately after delivering their daughter, his wife Phulmaya succumbed to the labor pain.

Farmers destroying cardamom fields over market crash

Published On: March 7, 2019 07:50 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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.

Panel formed to probe Taplejung chopper crash begins its work

Published On: March 6, 2019 11:03 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

KATHMANDU, March 6: A high-level government panel constituted to investigate the chopper crash in Taplejung last week is starting its work today.

Mother jailed for killing her daughter

Published On: March 5, 2019 07:43 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, March 5: A woman, who had been accused of killing her own daughter, has been incarcerated in prison on Tuesday.

Locals blame cloud, strong winds for chopper crash

Published On: March 1, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Mar 1: After the crash of an Air Dynasty helicopter in Taplejung, killing seven including Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari, locals know about the weather and terrain of the area have guessed the cloud and strong wind as the reason behind the accident.