Binod Dhungana

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Riverbanks filled with garbage in Tanahun

Published On: September 18, 2019 08:55 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, Sept 18: When it was registered as a municipality 28 years ago, waste management was one of the major agendas of Byas Municipality in Tanahun. But even today, the municipality is yet to identify a landfill site.

Reviving traditional house

Published On: September 3, 2019 01:35 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

Traditional round shaped house at Dadeldhura, Tanahun, build for attracting tourist and preserving the culture. These traditional houses are on the verge of extinction due to unavailability of Khar (a kind of grass used to build roof) and comfort of concrete houses.

Reviving traditional round houses for attracting tourists

Published On: August 27, 2019 04:05 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHU, Aug 27: Rural parts of Tanahu district used to have plenty of round shaped homes in the past. As modernity encroached upon the settlements, concrete buildings replaced those traditional houses made of mud and hey. The earthquake of April 2015 took a further toll on them, and the consistent aftershocks left the villages with only the frames.

Dancing to the beats of kaura

Published On: August 15, 2019 02:34 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

Guests enjoying kaura dance performance at Tanahun Hilekharkha Community Homestay. These days, villagers who run homestay are attracting tourists preserving and showcasing their authentic tradition.

Bhujikot: A perfect destination for nature lovers

Published On: July 28, 2019 02:00 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

Nature is attractive as well as destructive. This is the universal fact and often we all need to be close to nature to get away from our everyday tension and hectic lifestyle. And one such perfect destination that helps to get close to nature is Bhujikot situated in Tanahun, Gandaki Province.

Youths in Tanahu apathetic towards Prime Minister Employment Program

Published On: July 22, 2019 07:49 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHU, July 22: Many youths who got their names registered in the Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP) showing an interest in an employment opportunity have refused to work saying that the types of jobs they are required to do under the PMEP are incompatible with their academic qualification, skill and experience.

Splashing away the summer heat

Published On: July 18, 2019 03:25 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

Boys swimming in Kyangdi Khola, Shankhe, Tanahun to get relief from summer heat.

Dilapidated Prithvi Highway section seeing more accidents

Published On: June 20, 2019 08:31 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHU, June 20: A cyclist Kamal BK, 21, of Dulegauda lost his life in an accident at Gachhepani on Sunday morning last week. The same day, Hum Bahadur Sapkota, 66, of Raipur died on the spot in another accident a few kilometers away from Gachhepani in the evening.

42 wards without secretaries in Tanahun

Published On: May 16, 2019 02:45 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, May 16: There are some 84 wards in ten local units of Tanahun but 42 of the wards are currently operating without ward secretaries.

Krishnamarga road sees 20% work progress

Published On: May 16, 2019 02:42 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

DULEGAUDA, May 16: Two years after the expiry of the first deadline for the repair and maintenance of Krishnamarga road that connects Syangja and Tanahun, the work is heading nowhere.

Protesters clash with police, demand Rina’s ‘murderer’ be booked

Published On: April 24, 2019 09:02 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

BIRATNAGAR, April 24: A protest staged by locals demanding stern action against the perpetrator involved in the alleged murder of a woman in Pathari Sanischare of Morang a few days ago took a violent turn on Tuesday.

Two dead in two different accidents

Published On: April 23, 2019 07:38 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, April 23: Two persons died and four others were injured in two different accidents which occurred in Tanahun and Udayapur on Sunday and Monday.

Locals obstruct Prithvi Highway demanding immediate repair

Published On: April 8, 2019 04:25 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, April 8: The locals of Shuklagandaki Municipality-2, Haledi, obstructed the Gachhepani-Kotre road section of Prithvi Highway for an hour on Sunday demanding that the road section be immediately upgraded. Commuters, in heavy number, were affected for an hour due to the shut down.

66 students to be barred from taking SEE in Tanahun

Published On: March 13, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, March 13: This year around 66 students of Tanahun will be prevented from appearing in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) due to low attendance.

Getting allowance an ordeal for elderly people

Published On: March 11, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, March 11: On Sunday, 82 years old Prem Bahadur Gurung of Khairekot, Syangja, reached the branch of Kumari Bank situated at Dulegauda Bazaar of Tanahun to receive his and his wife's elderly allowance.

Lesser-known Millennium Cave

Published On: February 1, 2019 03:31 PM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

Ghaderi village of Shukla Gandaki-12, Tanahun is a home to Millennium cave, which is one of the less-explored caves of Nepal. Located near to the Sadhi River which flows crossing the borders of Tanahun and Syangja, it is taken as one of the ideal caves in South Asia.

Rape-accused ward chief surrenders after 2 months

Published On: January 22, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, Jan 22: Chief of ward-8 of Shuklagandaki Municipality has surrendered to the police after two months in hiding, following an accusation that he raped a local woman.

Seti River turns muddy due to rampant excavation

Published On: January 10, 2019 08:00 AM NPT By: Binod Dhungana

TANAHUN, Jan 10: The name of Seti River itself denotes white water. But the milky white water of the renowned river has turned muddy these days thanks to the rampant excavation along the lower belt of the river by crusher plants.