Laxman Ghimire

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Dairy farmers hard-hit by lockdown in Arghakhanchi

Published On: April 21, 2020 12:10 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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.

Lockdown a boon for timber smugglers

Published On: April 13, 2020 07:57 AM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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.

Wood smuggling on rise in Arghakhanchi during lockdown (with photos)

Published On: April 11, 2020 12:05 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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.

Two die in separate accidents in Arghakhanchi

Published On: February 25, 2020 01:30 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Feb 25: Two persons have died in two separate accidents here in the district on Tuesday.

Dismal progress in Saljhandi-Sandhikharka-Dhorpatan road project

Published On: February 19, 2020 11:58 AM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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.

SAG gold medalist Shrestha receives warm welcome in his home district

Published On: December 18, 2019 12:40 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Dec 18: One of the gold medalists at the recently concluded 13th South Asian Games (SAG) Kamal Shrestha has received a warm welcome in his home district.

UPDATE: Death toll climbs to 19 in Arghakhanchi bus accident

Published On: November 28, 2019 11:27 AM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 28: The death toll in Arghakhanchi bus accident has climbed to 19, district authorities said here.

UPDATE: Bus crash kills 18 injuring 11 others in Arghakhanchi (with photos)

Published On: November 27, 2019 08:45 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 27: The death toll in Arghakhanchi bus accident has climbed to 18, district authorities said here.

Death toll climbs to 15 in Arghakhanchi bus accident

Published On: November 27, 2019 06:40 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 27: The death toll in Arghakhanchi bus accident has climbed to 15, district authorities said here.

3 die, 2 injured in Arghakhanchi accident

Published On: November 6, 2019 10:52 AM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 6: Three persons have died when a car met with an accident at Narpani along Gorusinge-Sandhikharka road section on Wednesday.

We strongly oppose working culture of ruling NCP: NC Leader Thapa

Published On: September 30, 2019 05:03 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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).

Students of different grades crammed in single classroom in Arghakhanchi

Published On: September 28, 2019 07:47 AM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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.

Garbage at entrance of Sandhikharka

Published On: September 24, 2019 09:25 AM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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.

Ward chair’s motorbike torched in Arghakhanchi

Published On: September 3, 2019 03:39 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 3: Motorcycle of Ward Chairperson of Chhatradev rural municipality-7 was torched by an unidentified group on Tuesday morning.

One dies in  bike accident in Arghakhanchi

Published On: August 29, 2019 01:40 PM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

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.

Monkey menace in Arghakhachi

Published On: August 8, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Laxman Ghimire

ARGHAKHACHI, Aug 8: Monkeys have become a nuisance for farmers in several villages of Arghakhachi district. Wild monkeys come in troops and destroy their agricultural products, mainly corns.