Sarita Shrestha

Shrestha is a district reporter with Republica.

10 injured, 3 critically, in Dhading jeep accident

Published On: August 7, 2018 05:17 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Aug 7: As many as 10 people were injured when a Bolero jeep, Ba 13 Cha 7701, met with an accident at Benighat Rorang rural municipality-5 in the district on Tuesday afternoon.

Locals in trouble after vehicles in rural roads discontinue operations

Published On: August 2, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, August 2: Meen Narayan Shrestha of Siddhalake Rural Municipality-3 of Dhading has abruptly discontinued reconstruction of his house after completing damp-proof course.

Oxen rest in sheds as tractors do the job

Published On: August 1, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Aug 1: Until two years ago, Purnaraj Shrestha of Siddhalek Rural Municipality-6 used to plough his field with a pair of oxen. Now he has replaced the age-old tradition with a tractor.

Jeep buried as landslide obstructs Narayangadh - Mugling road

Published On: July 2, 2018 02:23 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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.

Landslides once again wreak havoc in Saiswara village

Published On: July 1, 2018 05:13 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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.

Locals of northern Dhading live in constant fear of landslides

Published On: June 29, 2018 03:05 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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.

Seven injured in Dhading truck-microbus collision

Published On: June 21, 2018 11:55 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 21: At least seven passengers were injured after a truck and a microbus collided head-on at Baireni in Galchhi rural municipality-6, Dhading on Thursday morning.

Drinking water problem no longer bothers locals of Pateni

Published On: June 21, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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.

Mass hysteria grips students of Dhadhing

Published On: June 19, 2018 08:10 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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 awaiting the kick off

Published On: June 13, 2018 06:17 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

Whether it's the streets, public spaces, or social media, they all exhibit the excitement of people toward the World Cup.

Truck plunge into Trishuli, two missing

Published On: June 9, 2018 09:06 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

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.

Narayanghat-Muglin road offers smooth ride once again

Published On: June 7, 2018 07:05 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

First phase of blacktopping completed

Quake-injured languishing under govt neglect

Published On: June 7, 2018 06:52 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 7: Khomaya Tamang’s home in Gangajamuna Rural Municipality of Dhading district was destroyed by the 2015 earthquake. Along with the damage to her house, she also had her right arm fractured. She lay injured in a field for four days until a rescue helicopter arrived and carried her to the District Hospital in Dhandingbesi.

Kin of Dhading bus accident vitims still deprived of compensation

Published On: June 3, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, June 3: Family members of the 34 victims who lost their lives in a deadly bus accident in Dhading on October 28, 2017 have not been provided any relief yet.

Dhading bus mishap victims yet to receive relief packages

Published On: June 1, 2018 06:03 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Jun 1: Families of the bus accident victims in Gajuri rural municipality have not received relief packages yet.

Cardamom farming on the rise in northern Dhading

Published On: May 29, 2018 09:17 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 29: Narshingh Tamang of Khaniyabas Rural Municipality-2 has grown cardamom saplings all over his fields. In fact, this has been a reliable source of income for his family. According to Tamang, the farming of this cash crop requires sloppy and humid land.

Dhading truck plunge claims 1, hurts 2

Published On: May 23, 2018 12:39 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 23: A man died while two others sustained injuries in a truck accident at Benighat in Rorang rural municipality in the district on Wednesday.

Quake victims toil 7hrs uphill with construction materials

Published On: May 22, 2018 07:05 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 22: Pemba Tamang was recently seen heading uphill carrying a heavy load of corrugated sheets on his back. Pemba, a local of Khaniyabas Rural Municipality in Dhading district, has been transporting construction materials to his home since the past few days.

Bridges replace Dhading’s risky tuins

Published On: May 21, 2018 07:09 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 21: Roaring Trishuli River has sent shivers down his spine several times while crossing the river. Many a times, he even had nightmares in which he trips off the tuin (a makeshift cable crossing) and drowns in the river. Despite such fears, there was no option other than to use the tuin to cross the river for Ram Sharan Sedhai and his fellow villagers of the Siddhalek village.

Big talk, no work

Published On: May 15, 2018 06:38 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 15: It has been a year since the formation of the local governments. As the elected local representatives could not accomplish much in this one year, they have received nothing but criticism.