Pushkar Bhandari

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One dies, two injured in jeep accident in Dadeldhura

Published On: August 28, 2019 12:50 PM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Aug 28: One person died and two others sustained injuries when a jeep met with an accident in Bhageshwar rural municipality-4, Dunari at around 10 am on Wednesday.

Dakle Bus Park in limbo for four years

Published On: August 17, 2019 07:59 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Aug 17: The construction of Dakle Bus Park planned to be built five hours away from the district headquarter has not seen a tinge of progress in the last four years.

Dadeldhura Hospital tense after new mother dies

Published On: June 15, 2019 01:39 PM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, June 15: Tensions ran high at Dadeldhura Hospital following the demise of a new mother on Saturday.

Locals stage protest after municipality sets up dumping site in their locality

Published On: June 6, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, June 6: Locals of Amargadhi Municipality in Dadeldhura district on Wednesday staged a protest against the municipality for dumping waste in their locality.

Jugbudha flood victims returning to their land after 11 years

Published On: April 2, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, April 2: The ruinous floods of 2008 originated from Pantura River inundated the houses and property of 364 families in Simalkhet of Jogbudha, compelling the locals to live a miserable life in forests.

Massive fire destroys nine shops in Dadeldhura

Published On: January 7, 2019 11:32 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Jan 7: A fire that broke out in Bagbazar, the district headquarters of Dadeldhura, reduced nine shops to ashes on Sunday midnight, police said. Wooden shops including grocery stores and small cafes near Buspark were all ablaze.

Massive fire destroys shops, houses in Dadeldhura

Published On: January 4, 2019 09:10 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Jan 4: A fire that broke out at Bagarbata in the district headquarters of Dadeldhura, turned three shops and a house to ashes on Thursday evening, police said.

Property worth Rs 2 million gutted in Dadeldhura fire

Published On: December 29, 2018 09:32 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Dec 29: A fire that broke out at a grocery store in Bagbazar, the district headquarters of Dadeldhura, reduced property worth Rs 2 million to ashes on Friday evening, police said.

Dadeldhura locals take to streets against Kanchanpur rape case

Published On: August 22, 2018 05:24 PM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Aug 22: Locals on Wednesday took to the streets demanding stringent action against the murderer of Nirmala Panta at the district headquarters, Khalanga.

Salleri forest ‘dying’ due to excessive resin collection

Published On: August 15, 2018 09:35 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Aug 15: Salleri forest is fast drying up due to resin collection against the set standard. Forest officials have been allegedly extracting resins in collusion with some companies against the limit set by the law.

Freed Haliyas claim leaders and gov officials extorted portion of their rehabilitation fund

Published On: August 12, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Aug 12: Government officials and Haliya leaders in Dadeldhura district have allegedly pocketed most of the funds released for the rehabilitation of the freed Haliyas or indentured farmers. The Haliyas are former bonded laborers who worked as farmhands for landlords.

Abortion less of a 'stigma' for women in Dadeldhura

Published On: August 1, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Aug 1: The feeling of shame regarding abortions that existed in the rural parts as early as a few years ago is gradually changing. Those who used to ostracize women for aborting their babies have started encouraging them for safe abortion these days.

Mini Khaptad in the making

Published On: June 3, 2018 08:15 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

In efforts to uplift the lifestyle of Dadheldhura, the officials are taking steps to develop Ganyaap lake into Mini Khaptad. The initiative is especially taken to promote the tourism of this region.

Dairy farm raises hope for Dalits

Published On: February 5, 2018 12:10 PM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Feb 5: Laxman Koli, 65, is quite happy and busy these days. “I remain active from early in the morning till late evening as I have to look after so many cows and buffalos,” he said while sharing that in a day he sells around Rs 400 worth milk.

Municipality operating without chief executive

Published On: February 3, 2018 07:57 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Feb 3: Seven months are about to complete since the beginning of the current fiscal year, but Amargadhi Municipality which is considered the oldest municipality of Dadeldhura district has been operating without a chief executive.

Amargadhi Municipality operating without chief executive for seven months

Published On: February 3, 2018 03:08 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Feb 2: Seven months are about to complete since the beginning of the current fiscal year, but Amargadhi Municipality which is considered the oldest municipality of Dadeldhura district has been operating without a chief executive.

Lack of ID cards delays Haliyas' rehabilitation

Published On: December 23, 2017 03:22 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Dec 22: It has been more than nine years since the government abolished the Haliya (indentured plowman) system and freed the agricultural bonded laborers. However, not much has been done to address their problems and issues.

Final poll preparations in full swing in Dadeldhura

Published On: December 4, 2017 05:15 AM NPT By: Pushkar Bhandari

DADELDHURA, Dec 4: With just three days left for the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls scheduled for December 7, election officers and candidates in Dadeldhura are making their final efforts for the polls.