DAMAK, Nov 9: Police on Tuesday morning impounded four trucks with 50 bulls which were being taken to Jhapa from Morang. A joint team of Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force had arrested the drivers and taken the trucks under control at 4 am. According to the security forces, the bulls were being taken to India.
DAMAK, Nov 3: A shift from regular electricity to solar power has come as a relief for residents of Gauradaha in Jhapa district. Locals who had to pay a minimum of Rs 130 per month on electricity bills now have to pay Rs 105 only, thanks to the installation of a solar-powered water pump in their locality. Of the paid amount, Rs 5 will be used for the payment of the community water tap.
DAMAK, Jhapa, Sept 15: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, addressing a gathering in the home district of Prime Minister KP Oli, who is also a co-chair of the party, has sought party members’ support to lead the newly-unified party single-handedly in the coming days.
DAMAK, June 30: As farmers in the district have started using harvesting machine in a bid to modernize paddy farming, their cost of production has increased this season. However, they have been compelled to sell paddy for cheaper rates than in previous years, which is incurring them huge losses.
DAMAK, May 27: Initially planned to be completed in 18 months, the construction of the four-lane Birtamod- Bharatpur road has not shown any sign of completion within the deadline even though it was started nine months ago.
DAMAK, April 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday made an announcement to build an earthquake museum in Damak that will create awareness among the upcoming generation about the catastrophic earthquake of 2015.
DAMAK, March 8: Menuka Kafle, the chairperson of Kamal Rural Municipality of Jhapa district, is the only woman chief in entire Province 1. It has now been one-and-a-half years since she has been serving in the capacity of the chairperson of a rural municipality.
DAMAK, Jan 6: It is not easy to reach the proposed site for the construction of a view tower at Damak-3 of Jhapa district. One has to drive nearly six kilometers from Krishna Mandir of Damak along the unpaved section of the East-West Highway and then travel 300 meters along a rural road to reach Dapga Gachhi, the proposed site for Prime Minister KP Oli's pet project.
DAMAK, Oct 9: Tea laborers have been protesting for the last 12 days in Jhapa demanding implementation of minimum wage fixed by the government. Picking tea leaves has been halted. The government is yet to address concerns of those tea laborers to address their problems though a government panel has reached to the industries and has also taken stock of the matter and also discussed on the matters of tea laborers.
DAMAK, July 5: He had an option to live a comfortable life as a royal physician in the Bhutanese capital, Thimphu. But when the regime evicted around 75,000 of its Nepali-speaking population in the early 1990s, Doctor Bhampa Rai made up his mind and decided to follow his fellow citizens.
DAMAK, April 1: Even though nine months have elapsed since the elected representatives of people took charge of the local bodies, the service seekers are not getting service as expected due to the internal row amongst the elected representatives from different political parties.
DAMAK, Feb 10: On Friday, the workstation of Dipendra Thapa, vice-chairperson of Gauriganj Rural Municipality, was jam-packed with people. While some were raising grievances and making accusations, others were found refuting the accusations. Thapa on the other hand was trying his best to address the complaints and settle the issues. His workstation seemed more like a mini-court.