Mohan Gurung

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Last rites of 14 people killed in Syangja jeep accident to be performed today

Published On: May 14, 2022 05:08 PM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, May 14: The post-mortem of 14 people killed in a jeep accident on Friday is being conducted at Gahau Primary Hospital Waling.

Locals elated after road cut through cliff edge

Published On: September 12, 2019 09:22 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Sept 12: Hima Devi Upadhayay, 77, is happy beyond words. The local of Rapu village of Fedikhola Rural Municipality has got to see something so pleasant that she had never even dreamed of. A road track has been opened through a rocky cliff called Galem and is ready for vehicles to ply.

Father, son killed in Syangja

Published On: September 3, 2019 08:15 PM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANJA, Sept 3: A father and his son were murdered in Harinas rural municipality-3, Lalahi Mindanda on Tuesday morning.

I am not in favor of Hindu state: Koirala

Published On: April 3, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, April 3: General Secretary of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC), Shashank Koirala on Tuesday said that he is not in favor of reinstating Nepal as a Hindu state.

Four arrested for attacking police, vandalizing police station

Published On: December 15, 2018 04:45 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Dec 15: District Police Office, Syangja on Friday arrested four individuals on the charge of attacking police and vandalizing a police station in the district.

Destination Syangja

Published On: November 26, 2018 11:33 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Nov 26: Winter has hit the town and we can notice the deposition of snow in the mountains. Ripped buckwheat and paddy have changed the terrace of Syangja village into a sea of cereals. Blessed with diverse natural beauty, Syangja has a huge potential for tourism. The presence of natural and cultural heritages has added to promoting adventure and religious tourism in the district.

Devotees throng Ramdi to observe Haribodhani Eakadashi fair (photo feature)

Published On: November 19, 2018 05:00 PM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Nov 19: Devotees on Monday thronged Ramdi, a holy place,  to observe Haribodhani Ekadashi fair.

First Nepal Paragliding World Cup-2018 to be held on Nov 1-4

Published On: October 13, 2018 07:28 PM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Oct 13: The First Nepal Paragliding Accuracy World Cup-2018 is all set to be organized in the open grassy land of Swarek Mahapur and Daunwafant of Syangja.

Locals elated after receiving citizenship at their doorsteps

Published On: September 25, 2018 09:06 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Sept 25: Locals in remote areas of Syangja are elated after receiving citizenship at their doorsteps. The naïve villagers had long remained without citizenship because they were unaware about the importance of the document.

Convict arrested after four decades

Published On: September 18, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Sept 18: District Police Office (DPO), Syangja on Monday arrested Devi Bahadur Gharti, 65, of Chapakot-8 who was convicted of murdering Jit Bahadur Rana of Palpa, 42 years ago.

Ground apple farmers rue lack of market access

Published On: June 17, 2018 04:20 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, June 17: Farmers in Waling Municipality-3 of Syangja district are worried as they have not been able to sell ground apples due to lack of proper access to major marketplaces.

Age no bar for education and social media

Published On: June 12, 2018 10:46 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, June 12 : Sita Gaire of Waling Municipality has recently joined a school. Just like other children of her village, she attends classes at Laxmi Secondary School every morning, hoping to learn to use the social media. Gaire is a mother of two sons, who have moved to South Korea and Poland in search of employment.

Heavy windstorm wreaks havoc in Waling

Published On: May 28, 2018 08:28 PM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, May 28: A heavy windstorm has wreaked havoc on houses in the village of Rambachchha Devisthan in Waling-1 on Monday.

Children of rural municipality chief admitted to community school

Published On: April 17, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, April 17: The chairperson of Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja has admitted his son and daughter to a community school in his bid to support the student enrollment campaign launched by the government.

Each local unit to have a commercial bank by mid-July

Published On: March 31, 2018 03:51 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, March 30: Nepal Rastra Bank has publicized a directive, asking commercial banks to establish their branches in each local unit by mid-July.

Destination Waling Calling

Published On: March 21, 2018 12:24 PM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, March 21: Waling is nestled among the beautiful hills of Syangja district where the river Aandhikhola crisscrosses. The breathtaking Machhapuchhre mountain watches the place from a distance, and the nearby Khadadevi Bahunthan seems eager to just embrace it. The place got its name from the farmers who used to sing folklores during rice plantation. The name for the farmers’ song -- Waligeet -- evolved over the years to give a name to the place, Waling.

Syangja farmer using aquaponics to grow vegetables

Published On: February 27, 2018 08:00 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Feb 27: A farmer of Syangja district has successfully using aquaponics system to grow different vegetables.

Shivaratri festival at Chhayachetra

Published On: February 12, 2018 10:31 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Feb 12: The Chhayachetra Shiva Mandir Committee is all set to organize Shivaratri Festival at the temple’s premises to mark Hindu’s one of the greatest festivals Maha Shivaratri. Chhayachetra temple is situated at the border of Waling Municipality and Bheerkot Municipality of Syangja district.

Galyang aims to become agricultural hub, opens milk collection center

Published On: January 20, 2018 09:05 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Jan 20: Galyang Municipality has established a Small Farmer Milk Collection and Distribution Center at Galyang Bazar-3 of the municipality, at an investment of Rs 12 million.

Living and working on riverbank to make ends meet

Published On: January 18, 2018 07:02 AM NPT By: Mohan Gurung

SYANGJA, Jan 18: Asmita Budha is 16-months-old. Riverbank has been her home since she opened her eyes to earth. She is kept in the sandy corner of her parent’s small hut that hardly blocks wind or sun.