BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

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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.

Three suspects arrested for stealing idols in Dolpa

Published On: January 6, 2019 09:55 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Jan 6: Police have arrested three individuals suspected of involvement in stealing religious idols from various ancient Buddhist monasteries in Dolpa district.

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

Published On: December 29, 2018 02:05 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD 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.

Confusion under federal setup stalls work on Thulibheri bridge

Published On: December 9, 2018 07:00 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Dec 9: The construction of a motorable bridge along the Rupagadh River in Thulibheri Municipality-8, which kicked off three years ago, has remained stalled.

Army demolish illegal structures of Kotbazar to expand road

Published On: December 6, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Dec 6: After waiting for years, Nepal Army has succeeded in expanding the road in Kotbazar area of Tripurasundari Municipality in Dolpa district by demolishing illegally-built structures.

No more remote: Road reaches Dolpa

Published On: November 21, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Nov 21: Road networks have finally embraced the remote district of Dolpa. To a great excitement and joy of the locals, Deputy PM and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokharel inaugurated the 103-kilometer Jajarkot-Dolpa road constructed by Nepal Army on Tuesday.

Dolpa gets road access but bridges yet to be made

Published On: November 19, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Nov 19: With the completion of the Jajarkot-Dolpa road section, preparation for the official inauguration of the vital road linking the capital of the largest district of the country has reached its final stage.

Dozer fetches salaries of 60 elected representatives

Published On: October 27, 2018 03:15 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Oct 27: A dozer purchased by Tripurasundari Municipality in Dolpa for development activities has instead been a source of earning for the elected representatives.

Lack of access hinders Shey Phoksundo's tourism

Published On: October 10, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Oct 10: Right beneath the pristine Mt Kanjirowa lies Phoksundo Lake in all its majestic glory. The lake which is located near the Rigmo village of Dolpa district looks pure and serene, emanating tranquility in the surrounding areas.

Dunai connected to national road network

Published On: October 6, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Oct 6: Happiness knows no bounds for an elderly, Deepa Budha of Tripurasundari Municipality-9, Dolpa. In her twilight years, she has one of her long-cherished dreams fulfilled.“I had hoped but never imagined that I'd live to see my birthplace connected to the road network,” said Budha, now, 66.

Dolpa's Dunai now connected to national road network

Published On: October 5, 2018 02:00 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Oct 5: Happiness knows no bounds for an elderly, Deepa Budha of Tripurasundari Municipality-9, Dolpa. In her twilight years, she has one of her long-cherished dreams fulfilled.“

Villagers including ward chair with no land detail document

Published On: September 23, 2018 10:43 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Sept 23: The whole village including the chairman does not have any documentation regarding the details of their land.

No takers for Dolpa apples

Published On: September 14, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Sept 14: ​Rangagaun village is known as 'apple capital' of Dolpa. And the village lives up to its reputation.

Upper Dolpa monasteries losing identity with theft of idols

Published On: August 31, 2018 03:10 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Aug 31: Smugglers are targeting precious idols at the monasteries of Upper Dolpa.  Locals say they are worried with the frequent cases of theft of precious idols from the monasteries.

Buddha idols, religious books disappearing from Upper Dolpa

Published On: August 29, 2018 03:20 PM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Aug 29: With the buddha idols and religious books disappearing day by day, smugglers have now been targeting monasteries of archeological importance in Upper Dolpa.

Health workers deprived of salaries for months, preparing for protest

Published On: August 18, 2018 02:10 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Aug 18: Health workers of five-health posts of Tripurasunadari Municipality of Dolpa have been deprived of their salaries for the last four months.

Dolpa locals refuse to buy subsidized rice due to high price

Published On: July 31, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, July 31: The government has been distributing subsidized rice to the people living in the remote and mountain districts since long. However, the locals of the mountain district Dolpa have stopped buying the rice distributed by the government stating that it is expensive in comparison to the locally available rice.

School closed for two days after students start fainting

Published On: July 22, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOPLA, July 22: A case of mass hysteria reportedly broke loose in Tripura Sundari Municipality-1 of Dolpa district, causing a school to shut down for two days.