My Republica

Sarita Shrestha



Chepangs get a community building

March 26, 2019 10:28 AM

DHADING, March 26: Chepang women have built a community building recently been constructed in ward 10 of Benighat, Rorang Rural Municipality in southern Dhadhing.

People of two local units at odds over road construction

March 15, 2019 08:45 AM

DHADING, March 15: Residents of two local units of Dhading district are at odds over an access road being built by a cement factory.

Pregnant women in Gajuri get free ambulance service, prenatal care

March 13, 2019 03:30 AM

DHADING, March 13: Seven months ago, Thamelimaya Tamang, 21, of Gajuri Rural Municipality-4 lost her life after being unable to deliver her child.

Schools in Dhading village have computers but no electricity

March 2, 2019 08:25 AM

DHADING, March 2: Chepangs in Goirang village of Dhading have never experienced how it feels like using electricity. Sometimes, they cannot even light their lamps when they have no oil in stock. A community school in one such village has received computers. Chepang kids have now seen computers, but have not learnt to use them.

Chepang women delighted to acquire citizenship at 70

February 21, 2019 08:40 AM

DHADING, Feb 21: Seventy-one-year-old Thulimaya Praja (Chepang) was in cloud nine after acquiring her citizenship certificate in her twilight years. She was all smiles, exposing her wrinkles around her face.  She expressed her happiness by showing her citizenship to everyone around her.

Dhading's rural roads: Development in winter, destruction in monsoon

February 13, 2019 07:25 AM

DHADING, Feb 12: Priskala Tamang of Khaniyabas Rural Municipality-2 is very happy after her village recently got connected with the road network. Previously, the small settlement in the north of Dhading district was totally dependent on mules to transport essentials like food and construction materials.

Malekhu dependent on imported fish as local supplies dry up

February 6, 2019 09:36 AM

DHADING, Feb 6: Eateries in Malekhu are becoming increasingly dependent on fish supplies of fish from different tarai districts as well as India as local sources of fish dry up.

Three held with pistol in Dhading

February 6, 2019 08:57 AM

DHADING, Feb 6: District Police Office (DPO), Dhading on Tuesday arrested three individuals from Gangajamuna Rural Municipality-5 on charge of possessing pistol.

Farmers not getting right price for vegetables

January 29, 2019 08:23 AM

CHITWAN, Jan 29: Dealers of vegetables and fruits in Khairhani of eastern Chitwan on Monday collected cabbages from farmers at just Rs 3 to Rs 5 per kg. But when the same cabbages reach Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market in Kathmandu, their wholesale and retail prices become Rs 12 and Rs 25 per kg respectively.

Passengers worried over reckless driving

January 29, 2019 08:21 AM

DHADING, Jan 29: Sunmaya Shrestha of Nilkantha Municipality-3 who recently reached Kathmandu taking a bus from Dhadingbesi says throughout the journey she thought she would not reach her destination safely. She was horrified by the reckless driving and over speeding.

Some Dhading villages still deprived of electricity

January 29, 2019 08:08 AM

DHADING, Jan 29: Locals in some of the villages in Dhading have been seeing electricity poles scattered along the roadsides for a long time. However, these villagers are bound to live in darkness as there is no power in many of the villages.

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.