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Sarita Shrestha

Woman killed by her nephew

January 23, 2019 15:25 PM

DHADING, Jan 23: A woman of Nilkantha Municipality-14 in Dhadhing district was hacked to death on Tuesday, apparently by her nephew.

One killed, one injured in Dhading bus mishap

January 13, 2019 11:14 AM

DHADING, Jan 13: One person killed and another was injured in a bus accident in Dhading on Sunday morning.

Chepang students get shoes, warm clothes, school bags

January 9, 2019 05:30 AM

DHADING, Jan 9: In her entire life, Sunmaya Chepang of Benighat Rorang-10 could never know what it felt like wearing slippers. Nor could she ever buy the footwear for her nine children.

Orange farmers worried over dwindling production, market

January 3, 2019 10:44 AM

DHADING, Jan 3: Despite an increase in the number of farmers going for orange farming in Dhading district, production of the fruit has declined in recent years. On top of that, they find it challenging to sell their produce in the market due to transportation problems and low price in the market.

Most Chepang kids of this Dhading school want to become teachers

December 25, 2018 07:12 AM

DHADING, Dec 25: When asked what she wants to become in the future, Setimaya Chepang, 10, replies, “Teacher”, adding that she wants to be a teacher and educate small children like her.

Returnee women migrants starting their own businesses

December 10, 2018 12:15 PM

DHADING, Dec 10: Four years ago, while she was working as a maid in Kuwait, Tuk Maya Tamang of Sallebhanjyang village used to think that her life would never take any new course. She was not happy with her life but 'there was nothing much she could do'. She thought her life would not be better if she returned home. However, one day she returned home. After staying home for some time, she was not sure if she wanted to fly to Kuwait again. After remaining in dilemma for some time she finally decided to give a try to her skills and passion eight months ago. The 24-year-old, who loved rearing cattle, bought some goats and chicken. Thanks to her love and dedication, her poultry farm soon came to a form. The number of goats multiplied, too.

Foreign employment results in family breakdown and mental problems

December 4, 2018 04:00 AM

DHADING, Dec 4: Devaki Pandit of Siddhilek Rural Municipality hardly sleeps at night remembering her son who disappeared in Malaysia about a decade ago.

Foreign employment results in family breakdown and mental problems

December 3, 2018 02:30 AM

DHADING, Dec 3: Devaki Pandit of Siddhilek Rural Municipality hardly sleeps at night remembering her son who disappeared in Malaysia about a decade ago. Her son Damodar had gobe abroad promising her to bring home money and happiness.

Tusker attack claims two in Chitwan

November 28, 2018 17:21 PM

CHITWAN, Nov 28: Two people were killed in a wild tusker attack in Madi Municipality-9 in the district on Wednesday.

Lack of school compelling students to leave their loved ones

November 20, 2018 04:30 AM

DHADING, Nov 19: Shuvamaya Tamang of Benighat Rural Municipality-1, Jarung, has six children but only one stays with her. One of her sons is abroad while others are in Kathmandu for their studies and jobs.

Long-cherished dream comes true as Dhading women by ambulance

November 14, 2018 17:35 PM

DHADING, Nov 4: Dhading women have bought a honking four-wheeler, ending the long-standing woes to carry expecting women and ailing locals on their backs to the clinics and hospitals.

Doctors refuse to conduct postmortem of HIV patient

November 12, 2018 02:30 AM

DHADING, Nov 12: The dead body of an HIV-infected woman who committed suicide remained untouched in the postmortem hall of the District Hospital, Dhading for two days as doctors feared examining it.

Two pedestrians killed as gas bullet skids off highway

November 11, 2018 14:17 PM

DHADING, Nov 11: Two pedestrians were killed when a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bullet met an accident at Benighat in Dhading district along the Prithvi Highway on Sunday.

Tailoring skills empower physically-challenged women

November 7, 2018 05:30 AM

DHADING, Nov 7: Bhawani Karki, 21, did not have a sound health when she was born. Things did not improve even later. When she turned a toddler, she would fall when if she attempted to walk. She grew up with low self esteem and unfulfilled dreams, she says.

The madal-makers of Dhading

November 5, 2018 04:30 AM

DHADING, Nov 5: On any given day, Indra Bahadur Tamang of Thakre Rural Municipality-6 of Dhading is found busy carving madals (a Nepali hand drum) at his workshop. He worked in Katmandu for a year after receiving madal-making training in the capital for three months in 1980. Later, in 1982, he opened a small madal along the Prithvi Highway. Over time, he transformed the little shop into a factory and named it Indra Madal Baja Prashodhan Udyog.

Vegetable farming changes fortunes of Chepangs

November 1, 2018 07:49 AM

DHADING, Nov 1: There was a time when managing two square meals a day was a challenge for the people of the Chepang community. However, their fortunes have changed for good, thanks to vegetable farming. By cultivating vegetables in the steep and barren lands, these indigenous tribesmen are not just earning meals but are uplifting their living standards.

'Mortuary fridge' in Dhading

October 30, 2018 04:30 AM

DHADING, Oct 30: A mortuary fridge has finally been introduced in the Primary Health Care Centre in Gajuri.

Dhading received Rs 2.24b in remittances in a year: Firm

October 24, 2018 08:51 AM

DHADING, Oct 24: In a country that is highly dependent on remittances, Dhading district alone has received Rs 2.24 billion in remittances in a year.

Dashain brings tears to families of disappeared migrant workers

October 15, 2018 04:00 AM

DHADING, Oct 15: The fervor of Dashain has gripped the people living in every nook and corner of the country. The villages, which wore a deserted look as early as a week ago, have become lively with the arrival of residents from the far-flung cities and towns. Dashain is the festival of rejoice, delicacies and blessings. By putting all their important works aside, people gather and enjoy the annual festival. However, the excitement for Dashain is rarely seen in the families of the disappeared migrant workers.

Over speeding tipper kills three

October 12, 2018 20:41 PM

DHADING, Oct 12: Three died while three others sustained injuries while a tipper met with an accident at Manedanda, Thakre rural municipality-10, Dhading on Friday.