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.

DOLAKHA, June 11: At least two persons were killed and eight others were injured after a Bolero Jeep met with an accident at Ladruk in Dolakha district on Sunday evening.

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.

DOLAKHA, March 27: From distance, it looks like a majestic ancient town. The beauty is breathtaking. As you go near, the settlement gives you a disturbing feel.

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, Dec 12: CPN-UML has bagged highest votes in Propotional Representaional system in Dolakha.

5.2 quake hits Dolakha

December 8, 2017 09:13 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: An earthquake  with 5.2 on the Richter scale was felt on 8:36 am today morning.

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.

Whose gamble will pay off in Dolakha?

October 30, 2017 05:00 am

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, Oct 2: A person died and around 12 people were taken ill due to diarrhoea at Simigaun of Gaurishankar rural municipality-9 in Dolakha district on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has sent materials for performing kshama pooja (forgiveness rituals) at the Bhimeshwor Temple based in Dolakha district.

Aftershock jolts Dolakha

July 24, 2017 12:48 pm

KATHMANDU, Jul y 24: One more aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake was recorded with an epicenter at Kholakhara of Dolakha district at 10: 29 am today.

DOLAKHA, July 3: The Dolakha district committee of CPN-UML recently organized a two-day orientation on budget-making process to newly elected representatives of different local units of the district.

4 killed in landslide in Dolakha

June 28, 2017 07:30 am

DOLAKHA, June 28: Four people have died in a landslide in the district on early hour of Wednesday.

DOLAKAHA, May 14: One person is killed when the police opened the fire at the Pabati polling center of Melung rural municipality-1.

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 12: The Election Commission on Thursday formed a panel to investigate the deadly clash between supporters of the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) in Dolakha.

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.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) have formed a working alliance for local-level elections slated for May 14 in Dolakha district on Sunday.

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.

DOLAKHA, April 10: A person among those critically injured in Dolakha road mishap on Monday morning has breathed his last while undergoing treatment atTrauma Center, Kathmandu.

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.

DOLAKHA, March 16: All three major parties in the district have heated themselves up for the upcoming local level election.

DOLAKHA, Jan 1: Highland areas around Jiri in Dolakha and some areas of Ramechhap district have received snowfall from Saturday noon, affecting normal life.

6 injured in Dolakha jeep accident

October 19, 2016 15:31 pm

DOLAKHA, Oct 19: A passenger jeep has met with an accident in the district on Wednesday.