MANJU UPRETI

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Child marriage on rise, young mothers regret early marriage

Published On: September 23, 2019 07:30 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Sept 23: Lata (name changed) was studying in the seventh grade when she got married. A resident of Likhutamakoshi Rural Municipality – 4 of northern Ramechhap, she gave birth to a baby boy next year. Now she is 20 and her son is three year old. Her husband left for Malaysia last year and ‘does not ring her that often’.

One dies in tractor accident

Published On: September 3, 2019 02:35 PM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Sept 3: One person has died and two other have sustained injuries when a cement-laden tractor (Na 6 Ta 6301) en route to Fulasi from Manthali bazaar skidded off the road at Lipekhola in Manthali municipality.

Cylinder blast causes damage to a ward office in Ramechhap

Published On: August 3, 2019 11:58 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Aug 3: An unidentified group exploded a cylinder at the ward office of Khadadevi rural municipality-3 on Saturday morning.

Three houses gutted in Ramechhap fire incident

Published On: July 25, 2019 11:43 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, July 25: As many as three houses were reduced to ashes as a massive fire broke out at Sangutar Bazar in Ramechaap district on Thursday morning.

NRA technical team halts reconstruction as ward chief thrashes asst sub-engineer

Published On: June 26, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, June 26: The technical team from the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) currently deployed in Dimipokhari of Sunapati Rural Municipality-2 has halted work after one of the engineers was thrashed by the ward chief.

Cancer detection difficult in lack of medical facilities

Published On: June 22, 2019 08:50 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, June 22: Baduli Basel, 54, of Torakpur village in Doramba Rural Municipality was having health problems since quite some time. Fatigue, dizziness, fever and discharge of dirty water from vagina had been bothering the mother of four.

One killed, another injured in Manthali microbus plunge

Published On: March 4, 2019 08:16 PM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

MANTHALI, March 4: A man died while another sustained serious injuries when a microbus met with an accident in Manthali Muncipality-1 of the district on Monday evening.

Motorcycle-hit claims pedestrian

Published On: November 23, 2018 07:55 PM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Nov 23: A pedestrian has died after being struck by a motorcycle at the district headquarters Manthali on Friday.

FinMin, senior World Bank official visit Majhi settlement

Published On: November 17, 2018 08:55 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Nov 17: Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada and Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyawali visited the Majhi settlement of Ramechhap along with external donors on Friday.

One die, 29 injured in bus accident in Ramechhap

Published On: October 16, 2018 07:12 PM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Oct 16: One person died and 29 others were injured in a passenger bus accident in Ramechhap on Tuesday.

For Thamis, education is a luxury that is still beyond their reach

Published On: September 17, 2018 11:00 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Sept 17: When Urmila Thami of Khadadevi Rural Municipality was a small child, something would grip her attention quite often. She liked seeing little kids like her clad in uniform.

Masked man stabs Program Officer Subedi

Published On: August 23, 2018 10:47 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Aug 23: An identified masked man on Wednesday evening stabbed Narayan Subedi, program officer at District Coordination Committee, Ramechhap.

Student goes missing in Manthali flood

Published On: May 15, 2018 05:20 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, May 15: An eleventh grader of Manthali Municipality, who had left home on Monday to appear for the grade 11 exam, has gone missing in flood triggered by heavy rainfall which started from Sunday midnight.

Schools shift classes to concrete building from makeshift tents

Published On: April 26, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, April 26: The school building of Rudrascheswar High School of Manthali Municipality-7 in Ramechhap district turned into rubble after the devastating earthquake of 2015.

Woman torches own children on death after dispute with husband

Published On: March 20, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, March 20: A 25 years old woman of Khandadevi Rural Municipality-6 of Ramechhap has been accused of killing her two children on Sunday by setting them on fire.

3 held for acquiring citizenship through forgery

Published On: January 6, 2018 03:39 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Jan 5: The District Administration Office (DAO), Ramechhap, on Friday handed three persons to police for investigation, after they were found to have forged documents to get a citizenship certificate.

Left alliance strong in Ramechhap, but challenges remain

Published On: November 12, 2017 01:21 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Nov 11: The electoral battle between the left alliance comprising CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) and the 'democratic' alliance comprising Nepali Congress (NC) and other parties has turned very competitive in Ramechhap. Candidates of both alliances expect a tough battle in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections. In all previous elections, the contest used to be trilateral as the three major parties - NC, UML and Maoists - would compete against each other. But now the contest is between the two alliances.

Rebel candidates charter helicopter to withdraw their candidacies

Published On: October 26, 2017 03:30 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Oct 26: Rebel candidates of leftist alliance in Ramechhap district chartered a helicopter from Kathmandu to Ramechhap's district headquarters Manthali on Wednesday to withdraw their candidacies after reaching agreement with their party.

3 killed in Ramechhap bus accident

Published On: September 23, 2017 02:38 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, Sept 23: Three persons were killed and 18 others injured when a passenger bus met with an accident in Sanabari of Ramechhap district on Friday.

Flood sweeps away breadwinner of a family

Published On: July 22, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: MANJU UPRETI

RAMECHHAP, July 21 : Since a few days, Krishna Maya Tamang of Gokul Ganga Rural Municipality, Pharpu has been unable to overcome the grief of losing her husband and daughter in the massive flood of July 15