DAMAK, Dec 3: Every morning, elected representatives of Kamal Rural Municipality and Damak Municipality of Jhapa gather in Damak Chowk. After discussing about current issues and development works, they enter their study rooms. They belong to various age groups starting from 30 to 70 years. These days, they have been learning computer courses together.
DAMAK, Nov 29: On Sunday, a fire in Shivasatakshi Municipality of Jhapa killed four members of the same family. The municipality did not have its own fire engine and the locals had to wait for two hours for a fire engine from another local unit to arrive at the scene. Locals are wondering if the family could have been saved if their municipality had its own fire engine.
DAMAK, Sept 2: Residents of Damak have not slept well since the last three weeks. Alarmed by elephant menace, they patrol their surroundings through the entire night. They fear that in absence of patrolling the wild beasts may storm in any moment, kill and injure people and cattle, destroy their house. Guarding the settlement against the elephants has been stressful for the locals and they don’t see any solution to it.
JHAPA, May 9: Nir Kumar Rai’s solo goal helped the departmental team Nepal Police Club reach into the Damak Gold Cup football tournament final as it overcame fellow departmental team Armed Police Force 1-0 in the first semifinal match held in Damak, Jhapa on Tuesday.
JHAPA, May 8: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi has entered the semifinals of the Damak Gold Cup defeating Saraswati Football Club in a one-sided affair on Monday. On their route to thrash Saraswati Club by a 5-0 scoreline, Manang’s Sujal Shrestha scored a brace supported by Bimal Basnet, Tirtha Basnet and Subash Gurung’s one each in a match played at Damak, Jhapa.
DAMAK, May 5: The departmental team Armed Police Force has advanced into the semifinals of the first Damak Gold Cup football tournament with a 3-1 win over Madan Bhandari Sports Academy in the first quarterfinal match on Friday.
DAMAK, March 19: Use of improved seeds has been increased as the number of commercial farmers practicing modern methods of farming is growing in recent years. Farmers in Jhapa have brought seeds processing center into operation. Maharani Jhoda Small Farmers Cooperative Institution has started operating seeds processing center in the district for the comfort of farmers.
DAMAK, Feb 28: Despite being aware about the health hazards, using chemical fertilizers and pesticides for cultivation of vegetables is not a choice but an obligation for a lot of farmers who have no idea regarding the procedures of making organic fertilizers.
DAMAK, Jan 22: Since the last few weeks, Nabin Baral, chief of ward no 3 of Damak Municipality, Jhapa, comes out of his home holding a blazing torch. His neighbors, on the other hand, are found beating plates, blowing conch shells and lighting firecrackers.
DAMAK, Jan 1: On Friday, Nagendra Bhandari, the ward chief of Gauradaha Municipality-1, Jhapa was not available at his workplace. Service seekers had to wait for a long time. However, Bhandari managed to arrive before they returned. He informed the locals that he had to spend the day resolving a domestic issue. In fact, that has been his regular routine for the last six months after getting elected in the local elections held last year.