Yubraj Bibash

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An old market eagerly waits for the Postal Highway

Published On: December 27, 2018 12:45 PM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

JHAPA, Dec 27: Before the East-West Highway came into operation, Baburaja Shrestha was a well-known businessman Gauriganj. He

Ward chiefs taking computer classes

Published On: December 3, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Funds for new cars but not fire engines

Published On: November 29, 2018 07:58 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Wild elephant terror in Jhapa

Published On: September 3, 2018 07:26 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Nepal Police into Damak Gold Cup final

Published On: May 9, 2018 09:02 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Sujal’s brace in Manang’s 5-0 rout over Saraswati Club

Published On: May 8, 2018 08:38 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Armed Police Force cruises into Damak semis

Published On: May 5, 2018 08:23 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Madan Bhandari advances into Damak Gold Cup second round

Published On: May 3, 2018 09:02 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

DAMAK, May 3: Madan Bhandari Sports Academy has advanced into the second round of the ongoing first Damak Gold Cup football tournament defeating Jhapa XI 4-0 in the curtain raiser on Wednesday.

Improved seeds popular among farmers

Published On: March 19, 2018 07:23 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Use of pesticides still rampant in Damak

Published On: March 1, 2018 03:03 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Elephants terrorizing locals of Damak

Published On: January 22, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

Six months on, local rep busy settling family

Published On: January 1, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

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.

China building Rs 333 billion industrial park in Jhapa

Published On: December 29, 2017 07:34 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

DAMAK, Dec 29: A team of high-level Chinese officials has visited the proposed site of the ‘China-Nepal Eco Industrial Park’ in Damak Municipality-10 of Jhapa district on Thursday.

Jute mill’s land encroached in Damak

Published On: December 23, 2017 08:04 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

DAMAK, Dec 23: About one and a half kattha of land belonging to Biratnagar Jute Mill has been encroached in Damak of Jhapa district.

Bishwo Prakash's first congratulation to winner Karki (Photo features)

Published On: December 10, 2017 10:00 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

JHAPA, Dec 10: Nepli Congress youth leader Bishwo Prakash Sharma has congratulated firstly to his opponent winner candidate Surendra Kumar Karki for the House of Representatives.

TAC wins Shatakshi Gold Cup

Published On: November 24, 2017 08:53 AM NPT By: Yubraj Bibash

JHAPA, Nov 24: Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) has lifted the Shatakshi Gold Cup Football Tournament title defeating Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) 2-1 in the summit clash on Thursday.