Republica Morning Brief: Oct 7

October 7, 2020 06:00 am

The Tatopani border point has again shut down in less than a day after it became operational.

BUTWAL, Oct 6: Chief Minister of Province 5 Shankar Pokharel has said that Rapti Valley of Dang has been discovered as the most appropriate place for the capital of Province 5 as it “rightly represents the common psychology of the people of the province.”

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 6

October 6, 2020 06:00 am

An expert panel formed by the government to gather historical evidences that support its claim that Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura currently held by Indian side originally belong to Nepal submitted its report to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday.

BUTWAL, Oct 5: Lawmakers belonging to the main opposition party, Nepali Congress(NC), broke several tables and chairs as Province 5 Assembly deliberated on the proposal tabled earlier to finalize the name of the province and its permanent capital.

BUTWAL, Oct 5:The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has issued a whip to its lawmakers in Province 5 Assembly to vote in favor of the proposed province name and capital.

Lawmakers asked not to bypass the people’s mandate, act as a puppet of the leadership

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Rupandehi has enforced a prohibitory order in some places of Butwal amid growing protest activities in the area over the  decision of the Provincial Assembly to name Dang as the provincial capital.

The committee spent Rs 1.8 million on its India tour and Rs 11 million to pay three experts

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 3

October 3, 2020 06:00 am

Province 5 government has decided to pick Dang as its provincial capital.

BUTWAL, Oct 2:Province 5 government has decided to pick Dang as its provincial capital.

"First she trapped me in her net, exploited me, took my money and then finally she said that I was the witch who was responsible for the illnesses of my sons. That was insane, I then reported the matter to the police."

DANG, Oct 2: Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City has forwarded a project to construct a ring road in the city.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: As many as 29 Nepal Army (NA) personnel were found infected by novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

DANG, Aug 7: Two boys died after falling off an irrigation canal in Dang on Friday.

DANG, June 16: A couple has tied their marital knot at a quarantine facility here in the district. A young man from Ghorahi-18, Dang with the surname of Oli and a young lady from Tulsipur-5, Dang with the surname of Chaudhary established a conjugal relationship at the Ghorahi-18-based quarantine facility.

DANG, June 7: A total of 10 COVID-19 patients were discharged from the COVID-19 hospital set up in Belabhlundi, Dang on Sunday morning.

Youth held for sexual assault

April 9, 2020 10:27 am

KOHALPUR, April 9 : Police have arrested a youth on the charge of sexual assault on a girl in Kohalpur.

DANG, March 31: A ward official at Ghorahi sub-metropolitan city-2 in Dang has been arrested after he forced a nurse to leave a rented room in his house suspecting that she could transmit the coronavirus to his family.

DANG, Jan 24: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has inspected Tarigaun based domestic airport on Friday.

Three killed in tractor accident

November 1, 2019 20:20 pm

DANG, Nov 1: Three persons died in a road accident at Chisapani of Gadhawa Rural municipality-5 in Dang on Friday.

Three die after drowning in Dang

September 7, 2019 18:55 pm

DANG, Sept 7: Three persons died in two separate incidents in Dang.

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DANG, August 21: A bank manager has been arrested on the charge of embezzling bank funds in Dang district.

DANG, Aug 21: Dang district does not so far have any menace from the landslide. But, it is facing higher risks of flooding.

Ncell tower torched in Dang

August 20, 2019 11:52 am

DANG, August 20: A Ncell tower has been torched at Shantinagar rural municipality in Dang district on Monday night.

DANG, Aug 11: An unidentified group torched a government vehicle belonging to ward chair of Bangalachuli rural municipality, Dang on early Sunday.

DANG, July 18: Approximately 10,000 hectares of forest land have been added in Dang district in the past two decades, according to the District Forest Office.

Minor drowns in canal

July 15, 2019 14:35 pm

DANG, July 15: A minor has drowned in an irrigation canal in Dang.

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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.