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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.