Sher Bahadur Jero

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Locals of Tingla vandalize vehicles

Published On: January 19, 2020 11:40 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 19: The locals of Tingla in Solukhumbu district on Saturday set more than a dozen motorcycles ablaze after their demand for electrification was not fulfilled.

Solu Corridor-affected locals stage demonstration demanding electricity; 11 bikes torched

Published On: January 18, 2020 08:09 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 18: Local people of Solu Dudhkunda municipality-11, Tingla here in the district have staged a protest demanding electricity for their village.

Pedestrians have no space on narrow, overcrowded Okhaldhunga roads

Published On: January 14, 2020 11:04 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 14: As vehicles and two-wheelers in huge numbers run on the narrow roads of Okhaldhunga, it has been extremely difficult for pedestrians to commute in the market area of the district's headquarters.

Bridge contractor resumes work after 6 years

Published On: December 21, 2019 09:50 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Dec 21: After six years of signing contract, the contractor has resumed construction of bridge over Molung River at Mandre Dobhan. The bridge would connect Okhaldhunga district headquarters to the western side of Saghutar of Ramechhap district.

Pokali cultural festival held to attract 20,000 tourists

Published On: November 6, 2019 08:53 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Nov 6: Pokali cultural festival has been organized in the district with an aim to attract 20,000 domestic as well as international tourists during Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020. Pokali is regarded as the country's second highest waterfall.

Okhaldhunga homestay awaits guests

Published On: October 22, 2019 12:34 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 22: The first-ever homestay started in Thadey of Siddhicharan Municipality-6, Okhaldhunga, is awaiting proper promotion and arrival of guests.

Bridge over Molung river in Okhaldhunga remains incomplete even after six years

Published On: October 2, 2019 02:10 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 2: Although contractor Rajendra Construction Company won the bid of constructing a bridge over Molung river at Mandre Dovan in Okhaldhunga along Okhaldhunga-Saghutar road section some six years ago, the bridge has not been completed yet.

Ward chairman comes under fire for misusing public solar set in Okhaldhunga

Published On: September 17, 2019 07:25 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 17: A ward chairperson has come under fire for taking a solar set to his home from a health post in Sunkoshi rural municipality in the district.

Suicide cases on the rise in Okhaldhunga

Published On: September 15, 2019 08:35 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 15: Nabin Pariyar and Ganga Pariyar married amid a huge celebration on June 11. Nabin, a local of Bhadaure village of Chishkhugadhi Rural Municipality and Ganga, from Rawabeshi Rural Municipality of Khotang seemed quite happy after marriage, according to their families. Nabin left for Kathmandu, 20 days after the wedding date.

Vehicular movement resumes in Siddhicharan Highway

Published On: August 10, 2019 07:15 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 10: The Siddicharan Highway which has been blocked following a landslide a month ago at Thati Bhanjyang and dozen other places in Katari Municipality has resumed on Saturday.

Police constable held on charge of rape in Okhaldhunga

Published On: August 8, 2019 04:16 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: A police constable has been arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl from Okhaldhunga on Thursday.

Drought damages maize planted in 5,700 hectares of land in Okhaldhunga

Published On: August 8, 2019 07:56 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: Maize planted in 5,700 hectares of land in Okhaldhunga district has been damaged due to drought. The crop was damaged by the drought caused between mid-May to mid-July.

Tiger kills 21 goats, injures a local

Published On: August 8, 2019 07:17 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: The locals of Palapu in Champadevi Rural Municipality of Okhaldhunga district have been spending sleepless nights after a tiger killed 21 goats and injured a local in a span of just three days.

Quake victims unpaid for lack of coordination between NRA and local units

Published On: August 3, 2019 08:47 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 3: The house of Lal Prasad Ghimire of Khijitaki village of Khijidemba Rural Municipality–4, Okhaldhunga suffered huge damage in the devastating 2015 earthquake. Although the house was inhabitable, his name was not included in the list of eligible housing grant recipients in the first survey conducted by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). In the last four years, he complained about it on several occasions with the local authorities.  He did not know whether his name was included on the list.

10 houses in Sisneri at high landslide risk

Published On: July 31, 2019 07:02 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, July 31: Ten houses in ward 3, Sisneri, of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality are at the high risk of being swept away by a landslide.

Manebhanjyang launches 'destroy sand fly' campaign

Published On: July 26, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, July 26: Manebhanjyang Rural Municipality in Okhaldhunga has started a campaign to control sandfly, a vector causing Kala-azar. The campaign started in ward 2 Baksa of the rural municipality.

Agreement and understanding can lead to prosperous nation: Dahal

Published On: May 30, 2019 10:05 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, May 30: Former Prime Minister as well as Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that only agreement and understanding can lead the country toward prosperity.

House panel inspects three abandoned bridges of Mid-Hill Highway

Published On: May 27, 2019 10:20 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, May 27: A parliamentary committee recently inspected three under-construction concrete bridges in the Mid-Hill Highway which have been abandoned since years. The bridge of Khangsangbesi and Sokhu River in Fikal Rural Municipality as well as the Bridge of Badura River which falls in the border of Sindhuli and Udayapur were inspected by the Development and Technology Committee of the House of Representatives.

Classes halted as strong wind blows away school roof in Okhaldhunga

Published On: May 26, 2019 02:50 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, May 26 :  Heavy wind storm, has blown the roof of school in Okhaldhunga which deprived their regular classes. Study was deprived in Patle Madhyamik Vidhyalaya of Molung  Rural Municipality-7.

Okhaldhunga plans integrated settlement for quake victims

Published On: April 2, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, April 2: The authorities are planning to construct an integrated settlement for 53 earthquake victim families of three local units in Okhaldhunga.