Bishnu Devkota

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Snowfall cripples normal life in Dolpa as the district receives its first snow this winter

Published On: February 5, 2021 10:51 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, Feb 5: Dolpa, a mountainous district in Karnali Province, has witnessed heavy snowfall since Thursday evening.

Health workers take to street in Dolpa after CDO warned of taking action against health officer over setting up quarantine, isolation wards

Published On: March 31, 2020 09:10 PM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, March 31: Health workers in Dolpa have been agitated after chief district officer Suresh Sunar warned of taking action against chief of district health office Sijan Rawal over the issue of setting up a quarantine facility and isolation wards to prevent the coronavirus prevention.

Dolpa experiences third snowfall, transportation halts

Published On: January 26, 2019 10:30 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, Jan 26: Mountainous district Dolpa of Nepal experienced heavy snowfall on Friday for the third time. The snowfall has brought life to a standstill.

Jagdulla Rural Municipality adopts 'one home, one business' policy

Published On: December 29, 2018 08:39 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, Dec 29:  With the objective of reducing unemployment and uplifting the living standard of people, Jagdulla Rural Municipality of the mountain district of Dolpa has introduced  'one home, one business' campaign.

DAO Dolpa to ban alcoholic beverages during Dashain, Tihar festivals

Published On: October 5, 2018 03:27 PM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, Oct 5:  District Administration Office, Dolpa has decided to beef up security condition in all the eight local units of the district during the upcoming Dashain and Tihar festivals.

Electricity supply resumes in Dolpa after a month

Published On: August 24, 2018 11:06 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA,Aug 24: Chalgaadh hydroelectric center resumed supplying electricity after a month from Friday in Dolpa.

Downpour results in low production of beans in Dolpa

Published On: August 23, 2018 02:57 PM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, Aug 23: The farmers of Dolpa have not been unable to harvest the ripe beans and corns due to incessant rains that have been continuing since the last one month.

A dream shared by Dolpa people will come true after 500 meters

Published On: August 21, 2018 03:25 PM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, Aug 21: A dream seen by many Dolpa residents is 500 meters away from being realized: Dolpa being connected by road via Jajarkot. The work is being shouldered by Nepal Army and is nearing completion: 500 meters of road construction at Bheri corridor to connect one of the most remote parts of the country by vehicles. The road will be named Jajarkot-Dolpa.

Couple held for polygamy

Published On: June 27, 2018 12:47 PM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, June 27: Police have arrested Rato BK, 22 and Shanti BK, 20 of Tripurasundari municipality-8 of the district for Polygamy.

Half dozen Buddha statues stolen from Thasong Choling Stupa

Published On: June 24, 2018 11:38 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, June 24: Half dozen of Buddha statues have been stolen from Thasong Choling Stupa in She-phoksundo rural municipality of Rigmo village, Dolpa.

Door to door campaign to improve police-locals relationship

Published On: June 21, 2018 01:18 PM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, June 21: Nepal Police has started door to door campaign to improve the relationship with locals at Tripurakot of Tripurasundari municipality-1 of the district.

Census of snow leopards begins in Dolpa

Published On: May 3, 2018 07:01 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, May 3: A fresh census of snow leopard has begun in Dolpa. According to Shey-Phoksundo National Park of Dolpa, the census is taking place with financial support from the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).

Students swarm uplands to pick Yarsagumba

Published On: May 1, 2018 08:56 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, May 1: Schools in remote areas of Dolpa have started wearing a deserted look as students prepare to head toward the uplands for picking Yarsagumba, a valuable herb with aphrodisiac properties.

Nepali Congress agent beaten at Dolpa; security demanded

Published On: November 23, 2017 11:30 AM NPT By: Bishnu Devkota

DOLPA, Nov 23: Around 30 CPN-UML cadres led by Sher Bahadur Buda and Angad Rana attacked two Nepali Congress agents and tied them to trees whole night at Chakartasog rural municipality of Dolpa.