Sarita Shrestha

Shrestha is a district reporter with Republica.
news@myrepublica.com

UPDATE: Death toll climbs to six in Trishuli bus plunge

Published On: May 19, 2019 12:47 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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

Bus plunges into Trishuli River, three die

Published On: May 19, 2019 07:44 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 19: Three persons have died when a Kathmandu-bound passenger bus met with an accident in Dhading district on Sunday morning.

Dhading farmers face shortage of chemical fertilizers

Published On: May 15, 2019 11:19 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 15: Shortage of chemical fertilizers in the middle of farming season has forced many farmers in the district to camp at the district headquarters Dhadingbesi.

Daughters perform final rites of their mother

Published On: May 7, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 7: Going against the Hindu tradition, which bars females from performing the final rites of their parents, two daughters in Dhading have lit the funeral pyre of their mother.

Most reconstructed houses in Dhading hardly usable

Published On: May 3, 2019 07:49 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 3: The deadly earthquake which shook the nation four years ago rendered tens of thousands of people homeless. Especially, the houses in the rural parts were damaged more.

India-bound truck carrying old cattle seized

Published On: May 3, 2019 07:46 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 3: Police and Veterinary Hospital, Dhading on Wednesday seized a truck, which was allegedly smuggling old cattle to India.

In-laws accused of murdering a woman for dowry

Published On: April 29, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 29: Eight days since the suspicious death of a woman in Tripurasundari Rural Municipality-4 of Dhadhing, family members have filed a complaint accusing her in-laws of murdering the woman for dowry.

Grant delay disappoints homeless victims

Published On: April 25, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 25: Before the April 25 earthquake in 2015, Sun Bahadur Tamang of northern Dhading lived a happy life with his family. Though not prosperous, his family was living happily.

Farmers of Dhading embracing new technology

Published On: April 22, 2019 09:07 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 22: Ram Sharan Tripathi of Siddhalek Rural Municipality Ward-4 in Dhading has been involved in farming for the past 25 years. Farmers like him had to wait for their turn to use oxen for plowing as there were limited number of oxen in the village. He has now bought a mini tiller which has made things lot easier for him.

Two killed, 10 injured in Dhading Bus Accident

Published On: April 21, 2019 11:57 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 21: Two persons died on the spot and 10 others injured when a passenger bus met with an accident in Dhading on Sunday morning.

Livestock from Dhading have painful journeys to capital's slaughterhouses

Published On: April 19, 2019 02:05 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 19: Although the transaction of livestock is allowed, it is not legal to give any kind of torture to animals while taking them from one place to another. However, buffaloes and goats that are delivered to Kathmandu and other cities from Dhading are treated inhumanely by traders.

30 illegal guns collected from north Dhading

Published On: April 17, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 17: District Police Office (DPO), Dhading, has seized 30 country-made guns from the northern parts of the district over a period of ten days.

Early marriage unabated among Chepang girls

Published On: April 13, 2019 07:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 13: Twenty-one-year-old Sanukaanchhi Chepang of Benighat, Rorang-1, Chimang is a mother of three. She has a son and two daughters at such a young age. As she eloped and married at the age of 13, her present days are spent rearing children and carrying household chores.

Early marriage unabated among Chepang girls

Published On: April 11, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 11: Twenty-one-year-old Sanukaanchhi Chepang of Benighat, Rorang-1, Chimang is a mother of three. She has a son and two daughters at such a young age. As she eloped and married at the age of 13, her present days are spent rearing children and carrying household chores.

Chepangs get a community building

Published On: March 26, 2019 10:28 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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

Published On: March 15, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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

Published On: March 13, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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

Published On: March 2, 2019 08:25 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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

Published On: February 21, 2019 08:40 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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

Published On: February 13, 2019 07:25 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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.