DOLAKHA, SEPT 28: Police have arrested three people in possession of 4 kg of smuggled gold from Singati in Dolakha.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A father and his son have gone missing after they were swept away by a river in Dolakha today. Those who have gone missing are Nimphunjo Sherpa and his son from Bigu village. They had gone to a forest near the village to collect niguro (fiddlehead fern eaten as vegetables) and were swept away while crossing the river, said Deepak Khadka, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office.

Earthquake tremors felt in Dolakha

April 1, 2023 12:40 pm

KATHMANDU, April 1: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit parts of Dolakha at 11:27 am today. The earthquake had its epicenter in the Suri area of Dolakha.

CPN (UML)'s Siwakoti leads in Dolakha

December 4, 2022 16:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Bal Krishna Siwakoti of CPN (UML) has maintained his lead in the vote count for a seat in the House of Representatives in Dolakha. He has received 19,744 votes while his nearest rival Ganga Karki of CPM (Maoist Centre) is trailing behind with 18,385 votes.

The CPN (Maoist Centre) candidate for the House of Representatives in Dolakha, Ganga Karki, is leading in the vote count which is underway.

DOLAKHA, Dec 2: The CPN (Maoist Centre) candidate for the member to the House of Representatives in Dolakha, Ganga Karki, is leading in the vote tally.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Election Commission has decided to conduct the voting again in ten disputed polling centers of Dolakha.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Election Commission has appointed an investigation team led by Joint Secretary Yagya Prasad Bhattarai to investigate the alleged vote rigging incidents in Dolakha. The team includes Guru Wagle and Mohan Raj Joshi as its members.

Dolakha, Nov 21: Workers close to the ruling coalition have been chanting slogans in Dolakha, demanding the Election Commission to begin vote count immediately.

DOLAKHA, Nov 20: Voting has been stopped at two polling stations in Dolakha.

CHARIKOT, May 21: Nepali Congress (NC) has won a majority of the local levels in Dolakha district in the local level elections held on May 13.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Senior officials of the Ministry of Education visited the construction site of the School Recovery Project of Dolakha district in Nepal earlier last week.

Snowfall lures tourists in Kalinchowk

January 10, 2022 12:55 pm

KALINCHOWK, Jan 9: A large number of domestic and international tourists have thronged Kalinchowk, a pristine destination in the district of Dolakha, for sightseeing and enjoying the snow. Kalinchowk is also a popular destination from the religious viewpoint as devotees pay homage to the Kalinchowk Bhagawati.

DOLAKHA, August 15: Landslides in the Lapilang village of Kalinchowk Rural Municipality-5 have put the Sunkhani-Sangba roadway, nearby forest, Ghatte stream, and 150 houses in Mijar tole and Newar settlements at risk of being affected.

DOLAKHA, June 22: Police raided a government office in Dolakha district and recovered 40 liters of liquor. A team of District Police raided the office of Temperate Fruit Rootstock Development Center at Bhimeshwor Municipality-8 on Sunday and recovered 40 liters of liquor being brewed.

DOLAKHA, April 13: Four persons were killed and 18 others were severely injured in a road accident that occurred on Monday night at Bigu Rural Municipality-4 in Dolakha district.

DOLAKHA, April 13: The upgradation work of Charikot-Jiri road section is taking place at a good pace with completion of blacktopping upto Namdu bazaar. The construction company said 22 kilometers stretch of the total 55 kilometers has already been blacktopped.

KAPILVASTU/ DOLKHA, Aug 23: The district administration offices (DAOs) in Kapilvastu and Dolkha have extended the ongoing prohibitory orders in the districts owing to the rising risk of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of late.

KATHMANDU, Feb 29: Locals of Dolakha have obstructed the construction of the Singati-Lamosanghu 132 kV transmission line project, demanding the change of route or appropriate compensation.

DOLAKHA, Feb 26: Locals of Dolakha protesting against the delay in work on the Charikot-Khadichaur road stretch,   obstructed the movement of government vehicles on Tuesday. The road connects Dolakha with Kathmandu.

Nepathya is going to organize a concert on February 29 at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu. According to a press statement released by Nepalaya, this is not only a musical concert but all the funds raised through the ticket will be helping to build a government school's building in Dolkha that was destroyed in the earthquake.

Scenic Shailung awaits visitors

January 13, 2020 09:59 am

DOLAKHA, Jan 13: Shailung in Dolakha district is one of the attractive destinations in the country to visit during Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 16: At least 15 people were killed when a bus chartered by pilgrims met with an accident at ward 7 of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday morning.

DOLAKHA, Nov 20: An elderly woman died when a passenger bus met with an accident at Boch nearby Charange Khola of Bhimeshwar municipality-8.

DOLAKHA, Nov 17: After enraged locals pasted posters containing the photos of contractor Sharada Adhikari at public places, locals of Dolakha have also followed the same way of protest on Saturday.

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, Oct 12: Locals in the ancient city of Dolakha celebrated the traditional Khadgajatra traditional on Wednesday, a day after Vijaya Dashami.

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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.

DOLAKHA, June 20: Three of six hydropower projects being developed by the private sector in northern Dolakha are starting generation before Dashain festival i.e. mid-September.

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.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Two people were killed and eight others sustained severe injuries when a bus lost its control in Dolakha district on Friday morning. Other 12 passengers are also injured.

DOLAKHA, March 14: Dolakha Film City has been included among the list of projects to be showcased in the investment summit slated to be held in Kathmandu in the last week of March.

CHARIKOT, Jan 28: With heavy snowfall in high hills of Dolakha since few days back, there has been a huge inflow of tourists to the district of late.

CHARIKOT, Dec 10: Nepali Congress (NC) leader and member of House of Representatives, Jeep Tshering Lama has handed over five ambulances to local governments of Dolakha.

Man kills wife in Dolakha

November 27, 2018 13:42 pm

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.

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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.

Kalinchowk cable car in operation

November 3, 2018 15:31 pm

DOLAKHA, Nov 3: A cable car service, the third one in the country, has come into operation in religious and tourist spot in Kalinchowk at Dolakha.

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DOLAKHA, Oct 26 : Two members of a family were killed and another injured after a fire broke out at a house at Gaurishanker Rural Municipality in Dolakha on Thursday night.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Students from Standford University have prepared engineering design of one village in Dolakha district.

NC protest against tax hike in Dolakha

August 22, 2018 04:30 am

DOLAKHA, Aug 22: Nepali Congress on Tuesday staged a protest in the district headquarters of Dolakha demanding the local bodies withdraw arbitrarily hiked taxes without any further delay.

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.