My Republica

Sarita Shrestha



Quake victims' fourth monsoon under tent

September 12, 2018 07:25 AM

DHADING, Sept 12: The great earthquake of April 2015 rendered Shahadev Jamarkattel of Gajuri Rural Municipality - 8 homeless. After his concrete house was badly damaged, his family started living in a tent.

A passport blunder: Resident of Dhading, address Doti, nationality Tibetan

September 4, 2018 07:35 AM

DHADING, Sept 4: Muktikala Lamichhane of Gajuri Rural Municipality-1 could not believe her eyes when she turned the pages of her passport for the first time. On the main page of the passport, her name is Muktikala Lamichhane while on another page it has changed to Moktikala.

The Naubise-Nagdhunga ‘nightmare’

September 4, 2018 07:03 AM

DHADING, Sept 4: After leaving Dhadingbesi of Dhading at 5:30 in the morning, a passenger bus reached Kathmandu at 3 in the afternoon. Normally, it is a three hour distance but the miserable road has made travelling lengthier these days. The sloppy and bumpy road, multiple bends, overloaded and speeding vehicles, more often than not, lead to congestion. That in turn leaves passengers stranded for hours.

Prithivi Highway faces routine obstruction from mudslides

September 2, 2018 08:08 AM

DHADING, Sept 2: The Prithivi Highway in Dhadhing section gets obstructed almost on a daily basis these days. As soon as it rains, debris of mud and soil get collected along the highway, obstructing vehicular movement at various places.

School for Chepang kids with modern facilities

August 28, 2018 11:20 AM

DHADING, Aug 28: This school can be largely called as a school for Chepang kids. Dolbhanjyang Secondary School in southern Dhading, which now boasts of modern facilities, has over sixty percent of Chepang children as its students. According to the school administration, it is quite remarkable that the school is empowering children of an endangered and backward community.

Foreign employment: Good for some, bad for others

August 21, 2018 07:36 AM

DHADING, Aug 21: Rajendra Pyakurel of Galchhi Rural Municipality-4 dreamed of earning a lot of money and get rid of poverty forever. To materialize this dream, he planned to go abroad and working hard. He thought hard work would certainly pay off. Leaving his small family behind, Pyakurel left his home for Malaysia in 2014. It cost him Rs 400,000, which he had arranged with a great difficulty. No sooner had he landed in the country than he realized that his agents had fooled him. Nothing was as per the agreement. Instead of the promised job, he got to work at a godown. Last year, he returned home.

Proxy examinee arrested

August 12, 2018 03:30 AM

DHADING, Aug 12: Dhading Police on Saturday held a person on the charge of appearing in the grade-upgrading exam of Secondary Education Examination (SEE) on behalf of another student.

Quake victims urge PM for availing house grant

August 8, 2018 06:00 AM

DHADING, Aug 8: This is a very busy time of the year for Shahadev Jamarkattel of Gajuri Rural Municipality-8 as he has to plant paddy before the monsoon rain subside.

10 injured, 3 critically, in Dhading jeep accident

August 7, 2018 17:17 PM

DHADING, Aug 7: As many as 10 people were injured when a Bolero jeep, Ba 13 Cha 7701, met with an accident at Benighat Rorang rural municipality-5 in the district on Tuesday afternoon.

Locals in trouble after vehicles in rural roads discontinue operations

August 2, 2018 03:30 AM

DHADING, August 2: Meen Narayan Shrestha of Siddhalake Rural Municipality-3 of Dhading has abruptly discontinued reconstruction of his house after completing damp-proof course.

Oxen rest in sheds as tractors do the job

August 1, 2018 03:00 AM

DHADING, Aug 1: Until two years ago, Purnaraj Shrestha of Siddhalek Rural Municipality-6 used to plough his field with a pair of oxen. Now he has replaced the age-old tradition with a tractor.

Jeep buried as landslide obstructs Narayangadh - Mugling road

July 2, 2018 14:23 PM

DHADING, July 2: Vehicular movement had been halted after lanslides obstructed the Narayangadh Mugling road section at two different places. The road along Ward 10 and 7 of Majhimtar and Krishnabheer of Benighat Rorang rural municipality have been obstructed.

Landslides once again wreak havoc in Saiswara village

July 1, 2018 05:13 AM

DHADING, June 30: “Help, help …. I want to live; I don’t want to die, save me.” Just when he had fallen asleep, Dil Bahadur Gurung awoke to these words. Rain was still falling heavily and the words were not very audible. Rain had started falling in the village since early evening and kept falling insistently when Gurung went to bed around 10 pm.

Locals of northern Dhading live in constant fear of landslides

June 29, 2018 03:05 AM

DHADING, June 29: Locals of northern parts of Dhading which was badly affected by the 2015 earthquakes have expressed their fear about the high possibility of landslides in their settlements. The locals have no other option than living amidst fear in the landslide-prone areas.

Seven injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision

June 21, 2018 11:55 AM

DHADING, June 21: At least seven passengers were injured after a truck and a microbus collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.

Drinking water problem no longer bothers locals of Pateni

June 21, 2018 03:00 AM

DHADING, June 21: Shortage of drinking water used to be a perennial problem for the locals of Nilkantha Municipality ward no 5, Pateni in Dhadhing district. In fact, they had been battling with this problem since years.

Mass hysteria grips students of Dhadhing

June 19, 2018 08:10 AM

DHADING, June 19: Some female students at a local school of Dhading start collapsing as soon as they enter their classes. After completely collapsing on the floor, they start screaming, shivering and laughing hysterically. They also repeatedly murmur 'save me', among other mysterious symptoms.

Dhading awaiting the kick off

June 13, 2018 06:17 AM

Whether it's the streets, public spaces, or social media, they all exhibit the excitement of people toward the World Cup.

Truck plunge into Trishuli, two missing

June 9, 2018 09:06 AM

DHADING, June 9: The driver along with one of his two accompanies are missing after their truck veered 90 meters off the road and plunged into the Trishuli River at Jogimara-Tikrangkhani of Benighat Rorang rural municipality, Dhading.

Narayanghat-Muglin road offers smooth ride once again

June 7, 2018 07:05 AM

First phase of blacktopping completed