Sarita Shrestha

Shrestha is a district reporter with Republica.
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Tea farming starts in Dhading

Published On: July 25, 2019 08:04 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, July 25: Commercial tea farming has begun in Dhading district for the first time. Local farmers have started cultivating tea in Ward 9 of Nilkantha Rural Municipality.

12 injured in road accident in Dhading

Published On: July 22, 2019 11:03 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

Dhading, July 22: Twelve persons were injured in a road accident in Dhading on Monday morning.

Huaxin Cement Narayani flouting EIA norms: PAC sub-committee

Published On: July 22, 2019 09:02 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, July 22: A sub-committee formed by Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has concluded that Huaxin Cement Narayani Pvt Ltd, which is building its plant at Talti in Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality Ward 2, is not abiding by terms and conditions laid out by the project’s Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report.

Local units giving priority to road projects, but compromising their quality

Published On: July 22, 2019 07:24 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, July 22: Nilkantha Municipality of Dhading had allocated Rs 140.2 million for construction of roads and bridges during the last fiscal year. Among the priority projects of the local unit, a few have been completed while the fate of some others hangs in the balance.

Cement factory incurs losses worth millions due to floods

Published On: July 17, 2019 08:40 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, July 17: The flood caused by incessant rains entered the under-construction Huaxin Narayani Cement factory, incurring losses worth millions. The factory site is located at Talti of Benighat Rorang-2 in Dhading district.

One dead, three injured in truck accident

Published On: July 5, 2019 07:18 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, July 5: A man died and three others were injured when a mini-truck met with an accident at Kauledanda of Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality-6 in Dhading district on Thursday.

2 killed, 25 injured in Dhading bus-vans collision

Published On: July 1, 2019 08:26 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, July 1: Two persons died while 25 others were injured in a collision between a bus and two microvans at Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-7 of Dhading, along the Prithvi Highway on Sunday.

Highway prone to blockage due to ‘illegal’ sand mines

Published On: June 30, 2019 07:37 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 30: Thousands of passengers travel through the Prithivi Highway every day. The monsoon, however, has made their journey perilous, especially in Dhading area.

316 suicide cases in Dhading in four years

Published On: June 28, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 28: On June 23, Kali Mijar, 34, a member of Dhunibesi Municipality committed suicide by consuming a chemical fertilizer. Police are still investigating to find out the reason behind her suicide.

Five Dhading local units fail to unveil budget

Published On: June 26, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 26: Dhading's five local units have failed to present their budgets even as the deadline to do expired on Tuesday.

Bolero mishap claims five, injures 10 in Dhading

Published On: June 21, 2019 01:35 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 21:  Five killed and ten injured when a jeep met with an accident in Dhading.

Dhading’s centuries-old temple where women are still barred

Published On: June 21, 2019 07:49 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 21: Though almost all Hindu temples in Nepal allow the entrance of all devotees regardless of their age or gender, there is a temple in Dhading where women are barred from entering.

Some medics at Dhading hospital unpaid since 11 months

Published On: June 21, 2019 07:38 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 21: Eleven medics including doctors hired on contract at the Dhading District Hospital do not remember the last time they collected their salaries. In fact they have been working without pay for the past 11 months.

Dhading farmers protest fertilizer shortage

Published On: June 3, 2019 10:25 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 3: More than 600 enraged farmers staged a protest in front of the District Administration Office after facing an acute shortage of fertilizers.

Rural municipality building new settlement with basic amenities for Chepangs

Published On: May 29, 2019 09:07 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 29: Nutrition, comfort, sanitation and so on are not such familiar terms for Fulmaya Chepang of Brushbang hill of Rorang Rural Municipality. She always ate what was available around. There was no choice. Having to get a full meal would be considered a matter of luck. “There was never enough food to eat, even when I was a nursing mother. It has been a life full of miseries,” she laments.

Dhading to start early campaign against dengue

Published On: May 27, 2019 10:05 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 27: In order to contain dengue infection, Dhading is preparing to launch many campaigns in the district. Nilkantha Municipality has initiated a campaign in coordination with the Health Service Department, the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division as well as local communities to fight dengue infection.

Court convicts 26 people of killing two shamans

Published On: May 24, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 24: The District Court (DC), Dhading, on Wednesday convicted 26 persons for the killing of two shamans in Gangajamuna Rural Municipality-2 about a year ago.

Probe committee formed to inspect mismanagement in Dhading District Jail

Published On: May 23, 2019 10:23 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 23: A committee has been formed to investigate into the unlawful activities being conducted in Dhading District Jail. A meeting of the officials of the District Administration Office in Dhading Besi on Wednesday formed a three-member investigative team under the coordination of Assistant Chief District Officer Arjun Kumar Sharma Guragain.

Family receives child's dead body after municipality assures compensation

Published On: May 20, 2019 08:39 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 20: The family members of a child, who died after falling into a pit dug up by a cement factory in Benighat Rorang Municipality-2, received the dead body after being assured of Rs 1 million in relief and a job for a family member.

UPDATE: Death toll climbs to eight, four identified

Published On: May 19, 2019 03:21 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 19: The death toll in Trishuli bus plunge has climbed to eight.