Sarita Shrestha

Shrestha is a district reporter with Republica.
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Leaking gas bullet threatens safety of locals in Gajuri

Published On: May 6, 2018 04:56 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 6: Locals of Gajuri Rural Municipality ward no 2 have been terrorized due to the leakage of a gas bullet which fell into the Trishuli River about a week ago. The gas bullet with registration number HR 55 Q 8630 had plunged down into the Trishuli River from Prithvi Highway in Dhading on April 27.

Malnutrition rampant among Chepang women, kids

Published On: May 3, 2018 07:27 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 3: Rita Chepang, 24, suffers from malnutrition. She came to know about it from a health professional when she visited a health center recently. A resident of Benighat, in Dhading, she was advised to take balanced diet and do physical exercise for improving health condition.

IN PICTURES: Chaotic collision sets truck on fire

Published On: May 2, 2018 12:40 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, May 2: Four vehicles caught fire after collisions in Prithvi Highway at Mahadevbesi of Thakre rural municipality, Dhading.

Rain and hailstones bring nightmares to farmers

Published On: April 29, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADNG, April 29: A sudden gust followed by heavy rainfall and hailstorms this week destroyed much of the crops and vegetables in Dhading district. Especially Gajuri Rural Municipality ward 7 and 8 have been hit the most.

Overtaking bus rams into truck injuring 27

Published On: April 28, 2018 09:26 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 28: Twenty-seven passengers were injured when a passenger bus rammed with the truck on early Saturday.

Murder accused arrested after 14 years on the run

Published On: April 28, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 27: Police arrested 55 years old Yam Bahadur Arghu of Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality-3, Dhading, on Thursday. He had been at large after allegedly murdering a person of the same rural municipality 14 years ago.

Indian Gas bullet plunges into Trishuli, driver dies

Published On: April 27, 2018 10:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 27: An Indian gas bullet has plunged into Trishuli River at Malekhu road section on early Friday killing the bullet driver.

A genuine social leader

Published On: April 24, 2018 06:01 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 24: Dinesh Tamang, who was lesser known to the locals of Dhading before the devastating earthquake of April 2015, became a celebrity after he successfully reconstructed 55 houses destroyed by the quake on his own. He developed a model village in Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality of the district, making the entire settlement earthquake-resilient at a time when several thousands of quake survivors were struggling to rebuild their houses.

Municipality starts tearing down illegal structures

Published On: April 24, 2018 04:13 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 24: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

Municipality starts demolishing structures built on public land

Published On: April 22, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 22: Nilkantha Municipality has started demolishing the illegal structures built by encroaching upon public land in the municipality.

Construction of quake victims' houses limited to foundations

Published On: April 21, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 21: It has been months since Bir Bahadur Tamang of Benighat Rorang-1 laid the foundations of his house after receiving the first tranche of earthquake grant.

Dhading farmers busy harvesting coffee

Published On: April 16, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 16: Farmers in Nalang of Dhading are busy plucking cherries from coffee tree in their farm.

1 killed in Dhading bike accident

Published On: April 12, 2018 12:10 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, April 12: Mahesh Gajurel has died in motorcycle accident at Thakre Rural municipality-8 on Thursday morning.

Women enjoying economically independent lives in Dhading

Published On: March 26, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, March 26: Until two years ago, Sita Shrestha of Siddhilek Rural Municipality-5, Kumpur had to wait for her husband's salary to buy anything. But now, that has changed thanks to the establishment of a women's group in her village in Dhadhing which has made the locals like her financially independent by involving them in various income-generating activities.

Quake victims not building homes despite getting grants

Published On: March 8, 2018 03:59 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, March 8: Kedarnath Adhikari of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 has already received Rs 50,000 from the government as the first tranche of relief for the reconstruction of his house. However, he has no plans to start the construction anytime soon.

Quake victims provided land, ownership certificates

Published On: March 4, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Mar 4: Twenty-four households of Khaniyabas and Rubi Valley Rural Municipalities, who were displaced by the devastating earthquake of 2015, have been provided land and land ownership certificates.

Citizenship paves way for senior citizens to get old-age allowance

Published On: March 3, 2018 08:40 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, March 3: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently. When she came to know of it a few months back and that she was eligible for it, she turned restless. The allowance amount would be sufficient for the old grandmother of several children in the remote village. She expedited inquiry into the allowance.

Citizenship paves way for senior citizens to get old-age allowance

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

DHADING, Feb 28: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently.

Quake victims get into debt constructing their homes

Published On: February 28, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Feb 28: Even as winter is finally nearing its end, earthquake victims without homes are not yet breathing any sigh of relief. Those without shelter are already starting to worry about the next monsoon season.

Factory explosion kills two

Published On: February 27, 2018 03:29 PM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Feb 27: Two people were killed after a roller machine for clothes exploded at Rorang Rural Municipality-3 on Tuesday.