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DANG, May 19: Although the campaign against child labor and child marriage is creating waves at Tulsipur sub-metropolis in Dang district, cases of child labor and child marriage continue to be reported unabated here.

Measles outbreak in Rajpur

April 28, 2019 12:44 pm

LAMAHI, April 28: A measles outbreak has been reported in Rajpur rural municipality of Dang district. More than 50 children in the rural municipality have contracted the disease so far, said Kamal Roka, the chief of the public health section at the rural municipality office.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Armed Police Force Club (APF) secured its first gold medal of the Eighth National Games in cricket after women’s cricket team defeated Province 1 by 87 runs in the final match played at Lamahi Cricket Ground in Dang on Tuesday.

DANG, April 23: Rajpura Pachhai of departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) and Krishna Basnet of Tribhuvan Army Club have secured gold medals in athletics in Dang.

DANG, APRIL 21: Breaking the dominance of Tribhuvan Army Club’s Ratnajit Tamang, Armed Police Force (APF) Club’s Dipesh Dhami has won the men’s singles in the ongoing 40th National Badminton Tournament in Dang.

URLABARI, March 23: Two people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident occurred this morning at Kanepokhari rural municipality-7 in Morang along the East-West Highway.

Six houses gutted in fire

March 17, 2019 10:03 am

Hilinhang, March 17: A forest fire in Hilihang rural municipality-3 has engulfed six houses near the forest. The fire in the human settlement has been put out while it continues to rage in the forest.

LAMAHI, March 3: An adolescent girl died of post-partum complication here after giving birth at home. Shiva KC, 17, of Laibaruba of Rajpur rural municipality-7 in Dang who gave birth to a child at home on Saturday noon was taken to the local health post in the evening owing to excessive bleeding.

DANG, Feb 17: Temple priests of Dang district have gone out of their way to stop child marriage. They have joined their hands to eradicate under-age marriage after undergoing training on child marriage organised by Tulsipur Sub Metropolitan City as part of the aim to make the sub-metropolis child-friendly.

Police constable accused of raping woman

February 16, 2019 10:10 am

DANG, Feb 16: A police constable of the Area Police Office (APO), Phulbari, in Dang district has been accused of raping a woman on Thursday.

41 power thieves fined in Dang

January 18, 2019 13:30 pm

LAMAHI, Dang, Jan 18: Nepal Electricity Authority, Dang fined 41 electricity stealers in the district. They were during a monitoring found to be stealing power through hooking, said Dipak Jung Chaudhary, Chief of the NEA electricity distribution centre, Tulsipur.

DANG, Jan 14: Two government hospitals in Dang district are struggling without an ambulance.

TULASIPUR, Jan 14: An increasing number of visitors from Nepal and abroad are visiting the Bahrakune Lake and Bagarbaba Rihar at Deukhuri in Dang district and the historic pilgrimage site, Sworgadwari in the neighbouring district Pyuthan.

Maghi excitement among Tharus

January 14, 2019 02:30 am

DANG, Jan 14: Earlier, the thought of Maghi would bring tears in the eyes of Kamlari Krishna Chaudhari, who is now the deputy speaker of Province - 5.

GHORAHI, Dec 31: A master plan has been formulated for the development of tourism at Pandaveshwor Mahadev Dham here.

DANG, Dec 29: Tharu women of Dhamkapur of Tulsipur sub-metropolis-15 have gradually started becoming self-sufficient through commercial vegetable farming.

DANG, Dec 23: The Nepal Communist Party of province 5 has expressed sorrow over the deaths of 23 people in a bus accident at Ramri of Tulsipur sub-metropolis-3 along the Tulsipur-Salyan road section last Friday

DANG, Dec 22: The death toll in the Dang bus crash has reached 23. Among those killed are four women and 19 men. Similarly, 15 people have sustained critical injuries.

22 die in Dang school-trip bus crash

December 22, 2018 08:10 am

DANG, Dec 22: The death toll in the Dang bus mishap has reached 22 as one more injured breathed his last while undergoing treatment.

Death toll in Dang bus mishap reaches 20

December 21, 2018 18:10 pm

DANG, Dec 21: As many as 20 students died while 13 others were injured after a bus (Ba 4 Kha 9766) skidded off the road and plunged into a deep gorge in Tulsipur Sub Metropolitan City -3 of the district on Friday.

Rape cases double in Dang

December 18, 2018 03:30 am

DANG, Dec 18: On November 18, four-year-old Renu (name changed) of Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City-12 in Dang was playing outside her home. Later, a 12-year-old boy accompanied her. Suddenly, he started touching the little girl inappropriately and ended up raping her.

3 siblings charred to death in house fire

December 15, 2018 05:00 am

DANG, Dec 15: A massive fire which broke out in a house in Dang on Thursday evening claimed the lives of three children of the same family.

DANG, Dec 14: A joyful wedding suddenly turned tragic Wednesday midnight following a road accident in Dang district which claimed six lives including the bridegroom’s parents.

GHORAHI, Nov 27: Police here have arrested Founding Manager of Prabhat Saving and Credit Cooperatives from Sisahaniya of Rapti rural municipality-1 in Dang district.

LAMAHI/DANG, Nov 25: A snakebite treatment center will be set up in Lamahi, Dang. The center will be run by Lamahi Hospital at the initiative of the Deukhuri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and in coordination with various governmental and non-governmental sectors, said the CCI President Ratna Prasad Shrestha.

DANG, Nov 17: The incidents of rape cases have gone up at an alarming rate in the last 10 months in the district.

Mobile recharge card thief held

November 1, 2018 14:04 pm

DANG, Nov 1: The District Police Office, Dang, has arrested a person on the charge of stealing recharge card of Nepal Telecom worth around tens of thousands and made him public today.

TULSIPUR, Oct 21: More than 700 freed kamaiyas in Dang district have been provided with land plots for constructing houses.

DANG, Oct 11: Two people are severely injured when a bus hit a motorcycle in Dang on Thursday.

DANG, Oct 11: Tulsipur sub-metropolis of Dang district is currently facing charges at High Court for imposing taxes on various export items. Businessmen and traders had filed a petition at the court challenging the sub-metropolis’ decision to hike taxes.

LAMAHI, Oct 8: Speaker of the Federal Parliament Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that two airports would come into operation in Dang district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is beginning scheduled flights on Kathmandu-Dang route from Monday. The flight will be operated via Bhairahawa.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Air passengers travelling to Lukla and Dang, now can fly with scheduled flights of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). In the face of tourist season as well as the upcoming festival (Dashain, Tihar and Chhat Parva), NAC has announced to start the scheduled flights to Lukla and Dang before Dashain.

DANG, Oct 2: Tarigaun airport, which has remained closed for long, is coming into operation again.

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KATHMANDU, Oct 1: A 62 year old grandfather, Khali Ram Chaudhary of Lamhi 6, Dang has been accused of raping his 12 year granddaughter.

Three including four-year-old die after they get buried under mound of earth

DANG, Sept 28: Shantinagar Rural Municipality of Dang formed 18 local level laws in line with the draft laws sent to the rural municipality by the federal government. The rural municipality even started taking action in line with the 18 laws that included laws on education.

DANG, Sept 25: In a recent village council meeting, Gadawa Rural Municipality of Dang  decided to impose tax on the export of sand and stones. As mining entrepreneurs already pay tax to the District Coordination Committee for the business, the rural municipality's decision is going to force them to pay taxes twice for the same thing.

DANG, Sept 19: Tanki Rawat of Dangisharan Rural Municipality of Dang often used to fall ill. Though she saw several doctors, her illness could not be cured. So, at last, she went to a shaman who told her that the reason behind her illness was her mother-in-law Khopi who 'practiced witchcraft.'

DANG/RUKUM, Sept 18: Province 5 declared a public holiday on May 29 on the occasion of Republic Day. However, the District Administration Office (DAO) directed the offices under the central government to resume their operation against the decision of the provincial government.

DANG, Sept 18: On April 16, six years old Reshma (name changed) of Tulsipar-11 was raped by a 13 years old boy. The victim was raped when she had gone to her neighbor's home to play.

DANG, Sept 16: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the Tarigaun airport in Dang district will come into operation before Dashain festival.

DHANGADHI, Sept 16: The 'Atawari' festival which is celebrated by the Chaudhary-Dagaura community of the western Terai in Nepal has kicked off from today. The two-day festival symbolising mutual harmony, unity and good family relations is observed majorly in Dang, Banke, Bardiya, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts.

No medical specialist in Dang

September 8, 2018 14:08 pm

DANG, Sept 8: Most of the posts for specialist doctors and medical officers at Rapti sub regional hospital of Dang are lying vacant. Out of 20 quotas for the specialist doctors, 11 are vacant, said officiating medical superintendent Dr Janardan Panthi.

TULSIPUR, Sept 5: Local levels in Dang, the district in Province 5, have started taking the help of technology to render services. The Ghorahi and Tulsipur sub metropolises and the Lamahi municipality have already switched to an online system to collect integrated property tax and deliver other sorts of services meant to be provided by the local government to the people.

TULSIPUR, July 18: The Dang District Court, Deukhuri last fiscal year registered 640 cases related to divorce and the figure is the highest among the cases filed at the court in the period.

TULSIPUR, July 2: Incessant rain for the past two days has affected the life in Dang. Flooding in over one dozen seasonal rivers along the Tulsipur-Ghorahi-Lamahi road section has disrupted transport.

DANG, June 17: At least 5,657 people from Dang suffer from cataract, according to a study by Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Rapti.