New Dharan mayor plans tax review

December 5, 2019 09:04 am

DHARAN, Dec 5: After assuming office on Wednesday, the new mayor of Dharan Sub-metropolitan City Tilak Rai has decided to carry out a study to review municipal taxes as per public demand.

DHARAN, Dec 3: Dharan, considered to be a safe constituency for the CPN-UML until recently has ceased to be so if the by-election results are anything go by.

DHARAN, Dec 2: Tilak Rai of Nepali Congress has been elected as the mayor of Dharan sub-metropolitan city in the by-polls.

DHARAN, Aug 14: Nepal national basketball team is preparing in Dharan for around 12 days for the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which starts on December 1.

DHARAN, August 7: Government's attention has been drawn towards an epidemic of dengue in Dharan of Sunsari. Speaking in a zero hour of the House of Representatives today, lawmaker Meena Subba apprised the session that each house in the town had dengue patients and two women had so far succumbed to a dengue fever which is caused a virus that spreads through mosquito bites.

KHOTANG, July 15: Family members have not been able to bring the dead body of a police constable to his hometown Halesi Tuwachung Khotang, who was killed during an exchange of fire with outlawed NCP cadres on Wednesday in Bhojpur.

DHARAN, June 26: The students and teachers of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have been staging protests against the institute, accusing it of going against the law and providing 1/3rd seats to foreign students under MD and MS quota.

BIRATNAGAR, June 23: After infecting hundreds of people in Dharan, the dengue outbreak has started spreading aggressively in other parts of eastern Tarai including Biratnagar, the capital of Province 1.

Keeping dengue at bay

June 23, 2019 01:25 am

On May 24, a 29-years old lady visited Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) for medical and laboratory tests after she was diagnosed of dengue in Dharan. STIDH’s test confirmed dengue. She had developed high fever, nausea, severe joint pain, rash, body ache but there was no history of pain behind the eyes. She said that several others in her town had showed similar symptoms. This was the first observation of beginning of dengue outbreak in Dharan.

DHARAN, June 11: Five days ago, a search and destroy campaign was launched in Dharan to bring the dengue outbreak under control. Local representatives, health workers and various organisations were actively involved in destroying the larva of the mosquitoes that transmit dengue.

DHARAN, June 9: A blood test conducted in B.P Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences (BPKIHS) on May 14 tested positive for dengue.

DHARAN, June 7: After failing to control the spread of dengue in Dharan, Nepal Provincial Health Directorate (PHD) has said the disease has become an epidemic and declared some wards of Dharan Sub-metropolitan city as crisis-hit areas.

DHARAN, June 6: Authorities have intensified their campaign against dengue fever in Dharan submetropolis from Wednesday. Special technical teams have been deployed to destroy mosquito eggs and larvae.

As the authorities are being criticized for failing to destroy the eggs and larvae of mosquitoes spreading the dengue fever in Dharan, doctors at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) have identified 32 more dengue patients on Tuesday alone.

Dengue outbreak in Dharan

June 3, 2019 05:30 am

DHARAN, June 3: Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City has sought help from the provincial and federal governments to combat dengue outbreak which has infected 75 people in three weeks.

DHARAN, May 27: Every month, Shambhu Prasad Gachchhadar ,35, a staffer at the Kathari-based Jiwan Bikash Micro-Finance Ltd in Morang, used to go to Dharan-4, 5 and Yangshila area of Morang to collect deposits from individuals as well as firms.

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DHARAN, May 26: An unidentified group shot an employee of Dharan-based microfinance and robbed of around Rs 400,000 on Sunday afternoon.

BBA/ BIM Cricket from Monday

May 11, 2019 09:39 am

KATHMANDU, May 11: Shankar Dev Campus (SDS) is set to organize the SDS Inter-college TU BBA and BIM Cricket Tournament from Monday.

DHARAN, May 5: At a time when the parliament of Province 1 is struggling to fix its name and permanent capital, political and civil society leaders in Dharan started staging protests since Sunday demanding Dharan be declared the capital of the province.

DHARAN, April 15: Even though the government had already relocated the families from Surdu Watershed area which is the prime source of water supply for Dharan, it has been found that hundreds of Bighas of land in the watershed area have already been captured by various individuals.

DHARAN, April 13: Three people killed and 9 sustained injuries in a car-bus collision in Dharan on Friday night.

7 killed in two road accidents

April 9, 2019 07:46 am

DHARAN/ARGHAKHANCHI, April 9: A total of seven people died in two separate road accidents on Monday. One accident occurred in Arghakhanchi and the other in Dharan.

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Work resumes in Koshi Corridor

April 8, 2019 07:34 am

KATHMANDU, April 8: Work on Koshi Corridor Transmission Line has resumed after the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has resolved differences with the locals of Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City. According to officials of the power utility, the local unit now has no objection over building transmission line on the route finalized by the NEA.

BIRATNAGAR, April 6: In a bid to make government services accessible to the people living in all corners, Province 1 government is planning to fix its capital in a 40-kilometer area scattered in various districts. This area will cover certain parts of Biratnagar, Itahari, Gothgaun, Biratchowk, Dharan among others and will be called the 'Greater Birat Development Area'.

Travelling to new places and experiencing the local culture can shift your perspective. Moreover, you can gain a sense of rejuvenation as well. And if you are the one looking for getting out from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu, how about going Dharan and stay at the newly formed homestay at Bishnupaduka Homestay, Dharan.

DHARAN, March 23: Locals have accused land mafia occupying land belonging to the Sardu Watershed Area and illegal selling the land.

DHARAN, March 21: After the Supreme Court (SC) on Sunday issued an interim order to the government not to sack Prof Dr Raj Kumar Rauniyar from the post of vice-chancellor of the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, he returned to work amid celebrations by his supporters.

Pun, Koju win Dharan marathon

March 12, 2019 09:45 am

KATHAMDNU, March 12: Tirtha Pun of Baglung and Kanchi Maya Koju of Bhaktapur have won the men’s and women’s categories of Aarati Strips Seventh Dharan 10K Marathon hosted by Dharan Run in Dharan on Saturday.

UDAYPUR, March 9: Blacktopping work at the The Madan Bhandari Highway, which connects Dharan, Chatara, Gaighat, Katari, Sindhuli and Hetauda, and touches all eight local units of Udaypur district, is seeing rapid progress of late.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The 7th Annual Dharan Run is being held on March 9 with an expected participation of more than 5,000 runners. The length of the run will be 10 kilometers.

DHARAN, Feb 16: Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club has lifted the 21st Budha Subba Red Bull Gold Cup football tournament title defeating the host Dharan Football Club 3-2 in tie breaker on Saturday.

DHARAN, Feb 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the Shreeram Tarakbrahma Mahayagya function in Chataradham of Sunsari district on Saturday and said that such kind of religious events organized for the first time in the country was a matter of glory.

DHARAN, Feb 8: The preparations for the 21st International Invitational Budha Subba Red Bull Gold Cup football tournament have been completed.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: A team of four doctors from Dharan is leaving for Ilam to assess deteriorating health condition of Dr. Govinda KC.

DHAN NACH IN DHARAN

December 29, 2018 12:04 pm

DHARAN, Dec 29:  It was December 23, Sunday. It was around 8 in the night. Dressed in traditional Limbu outfits, Limbu men and women were singing traditional songs, holding each other’s hands. They danced and the dance steps were beautifully synchronized. The tune to which they were dancing is called ‘Palam’. The dance performed by them is known as the ‘Dhan Nach’.

Nepathya’s performance resounded Dharan

November 26, 2018 10:13 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nepathya performed in the second show of their on-going Nepal tour to the music enthusiast of Dharan on Friday evening. According to the press statement released by Nepa-laya, the Dharan show was jointly organized by a student body of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences ( BPKIHS) and MC coffee hour, a local coffee joint.

DHARAN, Nov 25: Less than a week after the death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child at  BP Koirala Institute of Health  Sciences (BPKIHS) Dharan, another infant lost its life there on Wednesday.

Nepathya to tour the nation

November 17, 2018 10:08 am

Nepathya is set to embark on a ‘Four stop nationwide tour’ during the last two weeks of November.

Three infected with dengue in Dharan

November 11, 2018 08:41 am

DHARAN, Nov 11: Three persons in Dharan have been confirmed to have contracted the dengue virus. A person gets the virus after being bitten by female mosquito species called Aedes Aegypti.

Delicious Newari cuisines at Foodland

October 10, 2018 10:08 am

DHARAN, Oct 10: Foodland, a restaurant which will be serving Newari cuisines is going to be launched in Dharan on Ghatasthapana. The restaurant is a joint initiative of Oman returnees Pukal Rai and Arbind Shrestha.

Flying fox and zip flying in Dharan

October 8, 2018 08:37 am

DHARAN, Oct 8: Flying fox and Jeep Flying were successfully tested in Biodiversity Park, Dharan, on Friday. The games, established under the initiative of Environment and Nature Source Center Nepal, were inaugurated by forest, environment and tourism minister of Province 1, Jagajit Kusiyat.

DHARAN, Sept 30: Sangina Shrestha of Dharan Sub Metropolitan City-11 has been crowned Baraha Jewelry Miss Plus Two.

Dharan Mayor Tara Subba passes away

July 17, 2018 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, July 17: Mayor of Dharan Sub Metropolitan City Tara Subba has passed away in the capital on Tuesday.

DHARAN, July 14: The detention center of Area Police Office (APO), Dharan, has the capacity of accommodating 40 detainees but it is currently crammed with some 93 detainees.

Flash flood is common in Dharan-3, Kailash Path, since the last monsoon.  This is caused by a clogged drain resulted when crushed-stones, sand, and stones abrupt the water flow.

Dharan celebrates World Music Day

June 24, 2018 08:03 am

Dharan Music Academy organized a music program to mark the World Music Day on June 21st in Bhanu Chowk, Dharan. The academy has been continuously conducting various programs to commemorate World Music Day every year. This year, a number of artists – new and old – shared the stage with a vision of promoting the musical talents of the newer generations.

DHARAN, June 21: Dharan Sub-metropolitan City of Sunsari district could not meet its revenue mobilization target of the current fiscal year. As the new fiscal year approaches, the metropolis faces immense pressure to enhance its revenue mobilization.

KHOTANG, May 5: A three-day-long East Tourism Mart 2018 has been scheduled to be held in eastern Nepali town of Dharan from June 7 to 9. The tourism mart is being organized to promote and develop the tourism industry of eastern Nepal, according to the organizers.