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Police at border lament lack of manpower to fight crime

Published On: December 15, 2018 05:30 AM NPT By: YUBARAJ BIWAS

DAMAK, Dec 15: Of late, there has been a marked rise in murder, kidnapping and robbery among other crimes along the Nepal-India border in Jhapa district. Taking advantage of the open border, criminals find it convenient to cross over to India after committing crime in Nepal.

Chinese investment pouring in Jhapa

Published On: July 28, 2018 01:51 AM NPT By: YUBARAJ BIWAS

DAMAK, JULY 27: Chinese investment has been pouring in in Jhapa, Prime Minister KP Oli's home district, in recent times. After facing widespread criticism for his 'negligence' to development works in his district, PM Oli has come up with a surprising plan for development now.

Jhapa farmers quitting tea farming

Published On: July 10, 2018 09:54 AM NPT By: YUBARAJ BIWAS

DAMAK, July 25: With price of green tea declining rapidly, many farmers of the district have decided to get rid of tea bushes and cultivate new crop. For this, they have decided to give green leaves as a bonus to laborers who pluck leaves for them.

ODF campaign ineffective in Jhapa

Published On: March 11, 2018 03:23 AM NPT By: YUBARAJ BIWAS

DAMAK, March 10: Open defecation free (ODF) campaign, which had started with an objective to make the country free of open defecation by 2017, still has not succeeded in Jhapa district.

Jhapa consumes meat products worth Rs 3.5 million every day

Published On: March 6, 2018 03:01 AM NPT By: YUBARAJ BIWAS

DAMAK, March 6: The demand for meat products has seen a steady rise in Jhapa.

Land acquisition for industrial park kicks off in Jhapa

Published On: March 2, 2018 07:22 AM NPT By: YUBARAJ BIWAS

DAMAK, March 2: Land acquisition process for the ‘Damak Clean Green Industrial Park’ at Damak, Gauradaha and Kamala areas of Jhapa district has commenced.