DOLAKHA, Oct 17: At a time when one lawmaker after another has been facing arrest in various cases, Kathmandu District Court has issued an arrest warrant against ruling NCP lawmaker Parbat Gurung in a case of attempted murder. He was elected a member of the House of Representatives from Dolakha.
DOLAKHA, June 30: In their policies, the local, provincial, as well as the federal government, have prioritized tourism. But an actionable strategy and plan to achieve the goal remains elusive for most of the local and provincial governments except in the case of Dolakha district. Due to its focus on building infrastructure to support its ambition to grow the local hospitality industry, locals say that the district is validating titles given to it: Nepal’s Switzerland and gateway to Mount Everest.
DOLAKHAd, May 22: Of late, inmates at the District Prison, Dolakha, have been spending their nights in misery in a congested two-story prison building originally meant for only female prisoners. The situation is such that as many as 25 inmates live in a single room. While some sleep in the passages, others remain awake all night in the narrow space behind the stairs.
DOLAKHA, May 1: At a time when major cities across the country including Kathmandu are fast losing open spaces, a rural municipality in Dolakha has launched a campaign to ensure the availability of sports ground in all its wards.
DOLAKHA, Nov 27: When the 16 Days of Activism against the Gender-based Violence Campaign is in the third day of its commencement, a woman was murdered in Dolakha. The deceased has been identified as Rammaya Tamang, 37, Jiri municipality-9 in Dolakha.
DOLAKHA, Nov 20: The Charikot-Khadichaur road widening project has come to a halt due to the negligence of the authorities concerned and the contractors, locals alleged. The delays in upgrading the road that links the mid hilly districts with Kathmandu has made it inconvenient to the business fraternity, and millions of commoners who use the road regularly. The Charikot-Khadichaur road connects Kathmandu with Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, and Ramechhap, among other hilly districts.
DOLAKHA, Nov 18: On Saturday, Communist Party of Nepal Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal was invited to attend an inauguration of a football tournament in Dolakha organized in memory of his deceased son Prakash. The communist leader, who is renowned for his energy to give prolonged speeches in stages, however struggled for words this time.
JIRI, Nov 16: The under-construction Singatikhola Hydro Power project based in Dolakha district has reported around 80 percent progress. As stated by project chief Manhari Sapkota, the project tunnel’s first 'breakthrough' was achieved on September 6.
DOLAKHA, Nov 15: Officials of Upper Tamakhoshi Hydropower Project are worried that delay in hydro mechanical works of the project by an Indian contractor will prevent it from meeting the construction deadline.
DOLAKHA, July 24: A person died while two others sustained critical injuries when a Bolero jeep carrying District Coordination Committee (DDC) staffers from Charikot to Kathmandu met with an accident at Bhirkot along Pushpa Lal Marga on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Sanima Bank Ltd, which opened its branch in a newly reconstructed community school at Melung rural municipality of Dolakha, is straying from its own corporate social responsibilities where it champions children and education.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The Non-Resident Nepali Association of Thailand (NRNA-Thailand) in partnership with Mega Bank Limited has announced to provide scholarships to 40 students in two earthquake-affected districts of Gorkha and Dolakha.
KATHMAND, Mar 1: Nabil Foundation, promoted by Nabil Bank, has distributed stationery items to the students of Shree Jagaran Bhimeshwor Primary School and Shree Guranse Primary School located at Sundrawati, Dolkha.
DOLAKHA, Nov 26: As the polling of the first phase of the election is about to get over, different cases of proxy votes and booth capturing have created tension in numbers of polling centers in Dolakha.
DOLAKHA, Oct 30: As the day for the upcoming elections nears, Dolakha district too is gripped by the election fever which is spreading across the country. An interesting and intense battle will be unfolding at the polling centers in the district, the locals expect.
Dolakha, May 14 Cadres of Nepali Congress and CPN-UML clashed in Gairi Mudi village of Baiteshwor Rural Municipality and Jhule of Tamakoshi Rural Municipality in Dolakha district this morning before the voting began for the local level elections.
KATHMANDU, May 10: The CPN-UML has condemned the killing of party cadre Kul Bahadur Tamang in a scuffle with the CPN (Maoist Centre) cadres that occurred at Gaurishankar Rural Municipality-1 in Dolakha Tuesday night.
DOLAKHA, May 10 : A man succumbed to injuries after cadres of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) clashed at Jungu of Gaurishankar Rural Municipality in Dolakha district last night during their campaigns for the upcoming local level elections.
DOLAKHA, April 27: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Chief Executive Officer Govind Raj Pokharel visited Dolakha Monday to inspect some earthquake reconstruction work. CEO Pokharel chose Dolakha because this was where the first tranche of reconstruction grants was distributed. The big earthquake two years ago destroyed hundreds of homes here, and Pokharel inspected a few houses under construction in Charikot and in Lapilang VDC Wards 6 and 7.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Although many quake victims who lost their houses during the April 2015 earthquake are yet to receive the first tranche of reconstruction grant, the government has already started distributing the third tranche of Rs 100,000 to certain victims.