Sarita Shrestha

Shrestha is a district reporter with Republica.
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Most of Dhading gas plants flout govt standards

Published On: December 24, 2017 08:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec 24: The number of gas plants in Dhading is increasing, but most of them do not meet government standard. They are being operated too near the highway, river, and human settlements. Nineteen gas plants can be seen from the highway while travelling from Dhunibesi Municipality to Benighat-Rorang Rural Municipality.

Forty injured in truck-bus collision

Published On: December 16, 2017 09:40 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec16: Six people have been critically injured and another 34 injured after a truck collided with a passenger bus early morning today. The truck (Na 1 Kha 1674), heading from Kathmandu to Muglin collided with the bus (Na 4 Kha 4420) at Benighat rural municipality-10 of Prithvi highway.

Voters hopeful of change after elections

Published On: December 13, 2017 06:41 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec 13: “We gave you what you asked for and now it’s your turn to address our demands,” said Laxmi Gurung of Nilkantha Municipality ward-4 while congratulating a leader after his victory in the recent parliamentary elections.

Shalik Ram Jamkattel wins in Dhading-2 (Kha)

Published On: December 8, 2017 10:02 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec 8: Shalik Ram Jamkattel of CPN(MC) has secured victory in Provincial Assembly Kha of Dhading-2. He garnered 23,382 votes.

Power tillers make life easier for Gajuri farmers

Published On: December 6, 2017 07:46 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec 5 :It would take months for Kanchha Praja a Gajuri based farmer to plough his fields until four years ago.  From early morning to dusk, he had to plough the fields with his oxen. However, that changed one day when he received tractor that was small but very powerful and efficient. It changed the way Praja used to work on his farms. “Farming has become way easier due to the machine,” he shared.

Handy tractors give new life to Gajuri farmers

Published On: December 6, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec 6: It would take months for Kanchha Praja a Gajuri based farmer to plough his fields until four years ago.  From early morning to dusk, he had to plough the fields with his oxen.

Police tighten security check in highways

Published On: December 3, 2017 04:12 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Dec 3: With second phase elections taking place in another four days, traffic police has toughened vehicle security check in highways. The move comes after two Indians heading to Kathmandu were arrested from Khanikhola, Dhading with explosive devices.

Photo feature: Choppers secure ballot boxes

Published On: November 27, 2017 01:52 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING Nov 27: Helicopter is being used to transport ballot boxes from remote areas to the district headquarter, Dhading Besi. A chopper was used to bring 51 ballot boxes from 20 rural municipalities of eastern Dhading, chief district officer Shyam Prasad Bhandari said adding that the chopper was used in areas marked highly sensitive.

2 killed in Motorcycle accident

Published On: November 27, 2017 08:22 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 27: Two persons have died in a motorcycle accident that occurred at Salyantar, Daunne of Tripurasundari rural municipality-1, Dhading on early Monday. The motorcycle, Ba 79 Pa 7272, was heading to Aarughat from Salyantar.

Bomb diffused at Dhading

Published On: November 23, 2017 11:51 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 23: Nepal Army’s bomb disposal squad diffused a pressure cooker bomb from Thakre rural municipality-1 of Dhading. Locals had informed the police after a suspicious object, wrapped inside a plastic bag was found on the road side. As bombs have been frequently found in Dhading, residents are fearful. The District Police Office, Dhading has deployed heavy security presence on highway.

Rafting Championship begins in Trishuli River

Published On: November 23, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 23: The 16th Himalayan White Water Rafting Championship has started in Fisling on the banks of Trishuli River in Dhading.

Ineffective voters' education in remote areas likely to increase invalid votes

Published On: November 22, 2017 04:15 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 22: With very little time left for the parliamentary and provincial polls, the voters in rural parts of Dhading are still unaware of the voting process. Locals in northern parts of the district are deprived of voter education, raising concerns over the number of invalid votes.

Bomb defused at Dhading DEO

Published On: November 20, 2017 03:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 20: A socket bomb was found on the premises of the District Election Office (DEO), Dhading on Sunday.

Low production makes vegetables dearer in Dhading

Published On: November 13, 2017 09:18 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 13: Vegetables production in Dhading, a pocket area for vegetables production, has dropped in comparison to previous years.

Rural voters no longer believe tall poll promises

Published On: November 13, 2017 08:47 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 13: Every candidate is aware that an impressive agenda is the key to win elections. So, they often reach out to the locals making larger than life promises which they can hardly deliver. Before the elections, they pledge to make vast improvements in various sectors including education, health, transportation, and business, among others, but they hardly show up after the elections.

Mules still only means of transportation in rural Dhading

Published On: November 5, 2017 04:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Nov 5: Naresh Tamang of Tipling village has 12 mules. There were more. But the perilous journeys across the hills claimed lives of a few.