Dinesh Subedi

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Bus accident in Rukum East: Five killed

Published On: September 22, 2022 05:25 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, Sept 22: Five people were killed when a passenger bus met with an accident near Kyangsi Bagar located in Bhume Rural Municipality Ward No 3 Tirkhola in Rukum East on Thursday afternoon.

Strike cripples normal life in Rolpa

Published On: August 23, 2022 03:15 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, August 23: The Nepal Banda (general strike) announced by various parties including the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN has affected normal life in Rolpa on Tuesday. All the markets including the headquarters Liwang market, Sulichaur, Ghartigaon, Holeri etc of the district are closed.

CIAA takes an engineer under control for taking bribe

Published On: July 9, 2022 12:04 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, July 9: A government employee has been arrested in Rolpa for taking bribes.

Women's rights only on paper, law-enforcement limited to cities

Published On: July 3, 2022 03:20 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, JULY 3: Kali (name changed) from Rolpa fell into the trap of government security personnel who had entered her village in 2059 BS looking for the Maoists.

100 sacs of fertilizer meant for Rolpa ‘vanish’ in Dang!

Published On: July 1, 2022 06:30 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA,July 16: Ever since the onset of monsoon, farmers in the district are worried due to the lack of chemical fertilizers. At a time when shortage of fertilizers has become a daily dose of news, it’s reported that a consignment of chemical fertilizers which was meant for Rolpa and was on the way to the district was vanished mid-way by the middlemen. As many as 100 sacs of fertilizers that were supposed to arrive in the district have gone ‘missing’. Similarly, there are no records as to how and where 150 bags of fertilizers brought in the district earlier were sold.

Ward chairman jailed on charge of murder

Published On: June 10, 2022 01:20 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, June 10: Kumar Singh Budha, Ward Chairman of Purvirukum Putha Uttarganga Rural Municipality-11, who was arrested on the charge of murdering a woman, has been remanded in custody for trial.

NC wins in Rolpa's Gangadev Rural Municipality

Published On: May 16, 2022 01:12 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, May 16: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate has been elected to the post of chairman of Rolpa's Gangadev Rural Municipality. Hari Bahadur Pun of the NC got 2,548 votes while his closest rival Roshan Kumar Wali of the CPN-UML got 2,499 votes.

NC rebel candidate Giri wins ward chairmanship in Sunil Smriti Rural Municipality of Rolpa

Published On: May 15, 2022 09:39 AM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, May 15: Independent candidates have won in one ward of Rolpa. Nepali Congress (NC) rebel candidate Netra Bahadur Giri has won the ward chairmanship as an independent candidate for the second time in Sunil Smriti Rural Municipality-2 of the district.

Maoist Center makes a victorious start in Rolpa; secures victory in 7 wards so far

Published On: May 14, 2022 12:02 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, May 14: The Maoists (Center) have made a victorious start in Rolpa. Khum Bahadur Thapa got 987 votes while the Nepali Congress got 370 votes till now in Rolpa Municipality Ward no 1.

Mahara, Pun cast their votes in Rolpa

Published On: May 13, 2022 11:03 AM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, May 13:  Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara and former Energy Minister and Maoist leader Barshaman Pun have cast their votes in Rolpa.

Four killed in jeep accident in Rolpa

Published On: November 14, 2021 02:20 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, Nov 14:  Four passengers were killed and two others were injured in a jeep accident at West Rolpa on Sunday morning.

Judicial announcement of death made 21 years after disappearance

Published On: August 30, 2021 03:49 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, August 30: The family of Birkhalal Kunwar, who went missing on February 21, 2001, has received a judicial verdict of his death after 21 years. Birkhalal, a resident of Rolpa Municipality-1, was reported missing after then Maoist rebels kidnapped him. He was then 43 years old.

Wrongfully convicted man freed after 24 years in jail

Published On: August 18, 2021 02:14 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, August 18: The village seemed bright since early morning. Soon, the villagers started playing the trumpets. Locals were gathered around. While some were playing musical instruments, others were waiting to welcome someone with colorful garlands in their hands. A remote village in eastern Rolpa, Jailwang, had a different glowing vibe. Narendra Roka, who was sentenced to life imprisonment by an Indian court in a false case of murder 24 years ago, was returning home.

Four from same village die after consuming hooch

Published On: July 20, 2021 12:08 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, July 20: Four people from the same village died after consuming hooch, according to the police. They had gone to Baglung to work from Rolpa.

Three killed as landslide damages a house

Published On: June 23, 2021 12:10 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, June 23: Three people have been killed in a landslide in Rolpa.

Rolpa at high risk of COVID-19 outbreak; doctors anticipate worse situation in the days to come

Published On: November 30, 2020 12:53 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, Nov 30: Health professionals in Rolpa have urged the government to add isolation centers and speed up contact tracing to contain COVID19; 'or else get ready for irreparable loss'.

Widowed and raped women in Rolpa seek support to raise, educate their kids

Published On: October 10, 2020 09:41 AM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, Oct 10: Tulasa Kami was just 24 when she lost her husband to the ‘people’s war’ some 17 years ago. Her husband, Bamdev Kami, was shot dead by security personnel a few kilometers away from her home at Holleri market in Rolpa district.

Schools to resume physical classes based on odd-even rule in Rolpa’s Sunilsmriti Rural Municipality

Published On: September 22, 2020 10:00 AM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, Sept 22: Sunilsmriti Rural Municipality in Rolpa district has allowed resuming regular physical classes in schools from September 28 by following the odd-even rule. Considering the rapid spread of COVID-19, schools and colleges across the nation remain closed since early March this year. However, the rural municipality has taken the decision to allow schools to resume physical classes following the odd-even rule until Dashain.

Digital classes not viable in Rolpa; teachers, students worried

Published On: September 17, 2020 02:14 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

Some schools in the district are considering running physical classes soon

Two children buried to death in Rolpa landslide

Published On: September 12, 2020 12:56 PM NPT By: Dinesh Subedi

ROLPA, Sept 12: Two children of a family died after they were buried by a landslide at Lungri Rural Municipality-1, Aipe in Rolpa district at midnight on Saturday.