Khagendra Adhikari

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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.

Youth swept away by rivulet found dead

Published On: June 18, 2018 04:01 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Fear of avalanche forces mountaineers to retreat

Published On: May 20, 2018 07:20 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: May 14, 2018 03:05 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: April 2, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: March 23, 2018 07:37 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: March 22, 2018 11:16 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: March 16, 2018 04:56 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: March 9, 2018 04:18 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Man dies after being caught in fire

Published On: March 8, 2018 12:14 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: January 3, 2018 06:15 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: December 2, 2017 09:47 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: November 28, 2017 12:49 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: November 6, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: June 20, 2017 06:53 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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

Published On: June 18, 2017 02:01 PM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

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.