DHANGADHI, Aug 28: Until a few years ago, mosquitoes were predominantly limited to the Terai districts, sparing the hilly and mountainous regions. However, recent years have witnessed a change in this pattern. Even the tranquil landscapes of the hill and mountain districts are now witnessing an upsurge in mosquito-borne diseases, including the transmission of dengue infection, which was once confined to the Terai region.
Dhangadhi, a city in Sudurpaschim Province, is the only sub-metropolitan city in the region. It serves as the primary commercial, industrial, and educational hub for Sudurpaschim, which comprises seven hill districts and two Terai districts. The progress achieved in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City is a testament to how visible development can be accomplished with appropriate policies, strong willpower, and honest implementation.
DHANGADHI, Feb 3: Arun Kumar Chaudhary, a member of the House of Representatives and civil rights advocate, has been sent to jail. He was taken into custody by the Kailali District Police on Thursday and produced before the Kailali District Court on Friday morning for a remand.
DHANGADHI/BAJURA, Jan 24: At least one person was killed and two others were injured when a strong earthquake struck Bajura district on Tuesday afternoon. The earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale rattled western Nepal with its epicenter around the Mela area of Bajura district in Sudurpaschim Province at 2:43 pm on Tuesday.
DHANGADHI, Jan 17: Bhim Bahadur Bhandari of the CPN (Maoist Center) has been elected as the Speaker of Sudurpaschim Province Assembly. Bhandari was elected as the speaker by getting 29 votes in the election held in the meeting of the provincial assembly on Tuesday morning.
DHANGADI, Dec 4: Armed Police Force (APF) Constable Bharat Ram Koli has been arrested from Mahendranagar on the charge of murdering Maya Luhar, 21, of Pancheshwor Rural Municipality-4, Baitadi. Chief of Kanchanpur police, DSP Shyam Chaudhary said that Koli, a resident of Shivanath Rural Municipality-4, was arrested from Mahendranagar buspark at around 10 AM on Sunday.
DHANGADHI, Dec 2: Students have been protesting in Dhangadhi since morning today, defying the prohibitory order issued by the district administration, over the death of 15-year-old Chetana Saud, an 8th grader at Panchodaya Secondary School. The police used force on the students. Some students were beaten and arrested by the police.
DHANGADI, Nov 20: An explosion took place outside the Sharada Secondary School polling station in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City-2 in Kailali district on Sunday morning. Although the explosion took place near the exit gate of the polling station, there was no damage or human casualty, according to the police.
DHANGADI, Sept 16: The health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike for the 20th time in Dhangadhi with a 7-point demand including improvement of medical education and health sector, is becoming complicated. Dr Amrit Jaishi said that compared to previous fasts, Dr KC's health condition started showing serious problems within a few days of fasting this time.
KATHMANDU, September 14: It has been three days since Dr Govinda KC started his 20th fast-unto-death in Dhangadhi. He has made a seven-point demand including improvement of medical education and the health sector. On the third day, Dr. Kc's health has been deteriorating.
KATHMANDU, JULY 14: The budget for the fiscal year 2022/23 presented by Prakash Bahadur Rawal, Minister for Economic Affairs of Sudurpaschim Province Government, in the Provincial Assembly meeting has not yet been discussed.
DHANGADI, May 17: Independent candidate Gopal Hamal, who has been leading the mayoral race in Dhangadhi, the only sub-metropolitan city in the far west, has taken the lead with more than 3,000 votes. He is being followed by Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Nrip Bahadur Wad on behalf of the alliance.