BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

The contributor for Republica.
news@myrepublica.com

Two teenage boys die after drowning in Bheri River

Published On: June 24, 2019 03:28 PM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 24: Two teenage boys died after drowning in Bheri River on Monday.  The deceased have been identified as 13-year-old Birbahadur Nepali and 14-year-old Bimal Nepali of Lha village at Tripurasundari municipality in Dolpa.

Eight Yarsa pickers have died in Dolpa this season so far

Published On: June 7, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 7: A week after the reported deaths of five Yarsa pickers in the highlands of Dolpa, three more people have succumbed to extreme cold and high altitude sickness this week.

Yarsa pickers death toll in Dolpa rises to eight

Published On: June 6, 2019 10:50 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 6: Eight people who had gone to various highlands of Dolpa to collect Yarsa have died due to extreme cold.

Trekking circuit opened at Phoksundo Lake

Published On: June 4, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 4: The construction of a 3.8 km-long trekking circuit from the Phoksundo Lake, which lies next to Rigmogaun village of Shey Phoksundo Rural Municipality-8, to the Chholphuk hill has been completed.

Karnali Province organizes mobile health camps in Dolpa for yarsa collectors

Published On: June 3, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 3: Around a dozen teams of doctors on Sunday reached different pastures of Dolpa for conducting mobile health camps following the untimely deaths of three yarsa collectors within a week.

Three Yarsa pickers die in Dolpa within a week

Published On: June 2, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 2: Three people who had gone to various highlands of Dolpa to collect Yarsa have died in the last one week due to extreme cold.

Three Yarshagumba pickers die in Dolpa

Published On: June 1, 2019 01:05 PM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 1:  Three people who had gone to pick the precious herb Yarshagumba died in Dolpa district in the past three days.

Yarsa collectors flock to highlands to pick the prized fungus

Published On: June 1, 2019 10:28 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, June 1: With hordes of people swarming to the highlands of Dolpa to collect Yarsagumba, a fungus with medicinal value, most villages of the mountainous district wear a deserted look.

20 Yarsha smugglers caught with 150 pieces of Yarsha, Rs 281,000 in cash

Published On: May 18, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, May 18: Twenty Yarsha smugglers, who had illegally entered a Yarsha-rich area in the mountainous Dolpa district, have been arrested by the police.

Remote Dolpa gets first ever bakery

Published On: May 13, 2019 09:27 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, May 13: A bakery has started operation in Kotbazaar area of Tripurasundari Municipality in remote Dolpa district.

Elected representatives get training on conservation of red panda

Published On: May 9, 2019 09:18 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, May 9: The elected representatives of Dolpa have undergone training for the conservation of the endangered red panda.

Caste-based discrimination still prevalent in Dolpa schools

Published On: May 2, 2019 11:40 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, May 2: As non-Dalits make a majority of the population of Dolpa district, it is a challenge for a Dalit member to grab a position of chairperson of a school management committee (SMC).

Teenager sent to rehab for attempting to rape a minor

Published On: March 11, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, March 11: A teenager arrested for attempting to rape a six years old girl has been sent to a rehabilitation center by the District Court, Dolpa.

Dolpa receives heaviest snowfall in decades: Locals

Published On: March 2, 2019 05:48 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, March 1; Dolpa witnessed the heaviest snowfall in decades as Tuesday night's incessant snowfall covered the district white. Locals have termed it the heaviest snowfall in decades.

Passengers obliged to change multiple vehicles in Dolpa-Nepalgunj route

Published On: February 21, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Feb 21: Susmita Shrestha of Tripurasundari Municipality-1, of Dolpa was on cloud nine after hearing that she will one day be able to catch a vehicle from her doorstep. It was her dream to travel to Nepalgunj by taking a vehicle from her own locality.

Passengers obliged to change multiple vehicles in Dolpa-Nepalgunj route

Published On: February 21, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Feb 21: Susmita Shrestha of Tripurasundari Municipality-1, of Dolpa was on cloud nine after hearing that she will one day be able to catch a vehicle from her doorstep.

Juphal Aiport in Dolpa comes into operation after five days

Published On: February 11, 2019 12:36 PM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Feb 11: Juphal Airport in Dolpa district has resumed its operation since Monday morning.

Heavy snowfall blankets Dolpa

Published On: February 9, 2019 02:07 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Feb 8: As the entry of a new system of westerly winds impacted Nepal's weather, settlements located in higher altitudes of mountainous Dolpa district experienced snowfalls for the sixth time this year.

Dolpa locals happy at adequate stocks of rice

Published On: January 24, 2019 11:09 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Jan 24: Ujeli BK spent a lot of time running after local politicians for petty favors. Without their ‘grace’ she could hardly manage to purchase rice.

Fulching sharecroppers rue ‘landlessness’

Published On: January 15, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Jan 15: Chandra Lal Chalaune, 69, feels deeply connected to Fulching village. This is where he was born and raised. During childhood, he always thought that the land where he played and the fields where he worked belong to his family.