Khagendra Adhikari

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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.

Recovering the bodies was an ordeal: Maj Chaulagain

Published On: March 1, 2019 06:30 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Mar 1: A salvage team led by Major Chiranjivi Chaulagain of the Nepal Army had to spend a cold Wednesday night near the site of the helicopter crash as they were still trying to retrieve three of the bodies when darkness fell.

Seven including tourism minister die in helicopter crash

Published On: February 28, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Feb 28: A helicopter crash in Taplejung district on Wednesday afternoon claimed the lives of all seven people on board, including Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari.

Man dies after homemade gun held by his fellow goes off suddenly

Published On: January 18, 2019 06:43 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Jan 18: A person on Friday died after a home-made gun carried by his fellow suddenly went off in the course of hunting in Faktanglung Rural Municipality in the district.

Unclaimed child’s body found

Published On: October 6, 2018 12:24 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 6: A body of an unclaimed child has been found at Thamkharka of Fungling municipality-08.

1 held on rape charge, other still at large

Published On: August 22, 2018 03:23 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Aug 12: Police have arrested a man on the charge of raping a teenage girl in the district on Wednesday.

Chinese traders eying Nepali cardamom

Published On: August 20, 2018 09:43 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Aug 20: A team of Chinese medicine producers from Sichuan have visited cardamom farms and marketplaces in the eastern districts of Nepal, showing interest to import cardamom from Nepal.