NUWAKOT, Dec 17: The bodies of 18 passengers of Sisipu, Nuwakot who died in Friday's mini-truck accident in the district were cremated together as per family customs on Sunday. Altogether 20 passengers died in the accident.
NUWAKOT, Feb 10: It has been more than a month since vehicular movement on the Galchi-Trishuli-Mailung-Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road section is being halted for eight hours a day in order to speed up construction and complete the road section within the given time frame.
NUWAKOT, Jan 20: Tired of waiting for the government to implement the reconstruction policy after the devastating earthquake of 2015, a large number of quake victims in Nuwakot rebuilt their houses on their own. But not many had the slightest idea that this would deprive them of the reconstruction grant provided by the government.
NUWAKOT, Jan 5: Upendra Adhikari of Chogade village in Nuwakot had started constructing his house right after the Dashain festival. The earthquake victim had gathered materials for the building well in advance. He had planned to get it built within six months. However, so far, not even twenty percent of the work has been over, he laments.
NUWAKOT, Dec 5: Only ten percent of the Galchi-Rasuwagadhi road has been completed even after a year of the commencement of the work. The transportation in the route will be blocked for eight hours daily in order to complete the construction work within the given time of 21 months.
NUWAKOT, Dec 1: There are altogether 208,191 eligible voters in Nuwakot but only 139,761 of them participated in the recently concluded first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections on Sunday. The overall voter turnout was 67% in the district.
NUWAKOT, Nov 17: Amid continuing attacks on election candidates in districts, one of the vehicles used by the election campaign of senior Nepali Congress leader and former finance minister Nepali Congress leader Ram Sharan Mahat was ambushed in Nuwakot district on Friday. While Mahat escaped unhurt, five of his supporters who were in the ambushed vehicle were injured. The vehicle was destroyed in the attack. Mahat was visiting various villages as part of his election campaign.
NUWAKOT, Oct 27: The upcoming election in Nuwakot district is set to be an interesting one, as a number of senior leaders of major parties are contesting the federal parliament and provincial assembly polls.