ARGHAKHANCHI, April 21: Nationwide lockdown has hard-hit the dairy farmers in the district. A chhurpi (traditional Nepali cheese) factory at Sandhikharka municipality-7, Gachchhe Bazaar has shut down owing to low demand and unavailability of transportation services.
ARGHAKHACHI, April 13: The ongoing lockdown has proved to be a boon in disguise for timber smugglers, according to locals of Kapilvastu and Arghakhachi. A huge number of Sal trees from the government and community forests of the two districts have gone missing recently, they say. Following this, the district forest division office has started patrolling the sensitive areas.
ARGHAKHANCHI, April 11: Wood smugglers have stepped up their activities in Arghakhanchi at a time when the ongoing lockdown imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus has ground life to a halt for most people across the country.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Feb 19: Even though the construction of the Saljhandi-Sandhikharka-Dhorpatan road started a decade ago, the project has seen very dismal progress as only a five-kilometer stretch of the road has been blacktopped till date.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 30: Nepali Congress Central Committee Member and federal lawmaker Gagan Thapa said that his party strongly opposes a series of recent violent activities carried out by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).
ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 28 : Bal Basic School of Thati village in Sandhikharka Municipality of Arghakhanchi is ‘a school for the poor’. Well-off families hardly send their children to this school which has no proper classrooms, let alone advanced facilities.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 24: The entrance of the district headquarters Sandhikhara has turned into a dumping site. Due to the lack of proper dumping space, the locals in and around Sandhikharka marketplace throw their wastes haphazardly at the entrance, calling it more a compulsion than a choice.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Aug 29: One person died and another one sustained injuries when the motorcycle (Ga 14 Pa 8174) they were riding on slipped off the road in Panini rural municipality-2, Lamdanda on Thursday.