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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.