GORKHA, April 24:  The Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality in Gorkha observed a public holiday today, commemorating the Gorkha Earthquake that occurred on Baisakh 12, 2072 (April 25, 2015) with its epicenter at Barpak.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Birendra Lake in the Manaslu region of Gorkha has burst due to an avalanche. The chief district officer of Gorkha, Bhola Dahal, informed Republica that the lake in Chumanubri Rural Municipality burst after a large avalanche fell onto it this morning.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said he is doing his best to expedite works of the Budhigandaki Hydroelectric Project.

Snowfall in Gorkha’s upper belt

December 5, 2023 10:53 am

GORKHA, Dec 5: The northern belt of Gorkha district has been witnessing snowfall since Monday night.

Two killed in fire incident

November 12, 2023 17:25 pm

GORKHA, Nov 12: Two members of the same family were killed when a house at Huchlachok, Dharche rural municipality-1 of the district caught fire last night.

GORKHA, Oct 11: A cleanup campaign was conducted today on the premises of the Manakamana temple, the famous religious site of Gorkha district, under the leadership of Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sudan Kirati.

GORKHA, Oct 10: A road section linking Barpak and Laprak of Gorkha district has been obstructed for the past three months.

Liglige race to be organized on October 18

September 28, 2023 11:50 am

GORKHA, Sept 28: Online applications have been sought for participation in the historic Liglige race of Gorkha, scheduled to take place on October 18.

LALITPUR, Sept 19: Shreemahal, a palace dating back to the Rana period, located at Pulchowk of Lalitpur, is in a state of neglect. The Shreemahal which was damaged by the Gorkha earthquake of 2015 has not been reconstructed yet.

GORKHA, Sept 10: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he has a wish to develop an Agricultural Technical Park in Gorkha.

Gorkha, Aug 14: A quartz crystal that was retrieved from Satipipal of Gorkha Municipality-7 in Gorkha district will be placed on the Gorkha Durbar premises as a Bhagawati Shila (stone), it has been decided.

GORKHA, Aug 9: A life-size statue of the first known martyr of Nepal, Lakhan Thapa Magar, has been installed at the main checkpoint of Gorkha district adjoining the Entrance Gate.

KATHMANDU, June 23: The identities of four men and one woman who died in a jeep accident in Gorkha have been revealed.

KATHMANDU, June 23: At least five persons died in a road accident that occurred last night in Sahid Lakhan Rural Municipality, Gorkha. Twelve others were injured in the accident.

GORKHA, June 17: A rare 'Tame' pangolin species has been found in the Phalate area of Gandaki Rural Municipality in Gorkha district, on Friday. This species of pangolin is reported to be on the verge of extinction in the world.

GORKHA, May 15: One person died in a jeep accident in Gorkha last night.

GORKHA, May 5: The 20th Rot Mahotsav (festival) began in the Gorkha-based temple of Gorakhnath today.

GORKHA, April 25: Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality of Gorkha district has given a public holiday today.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has admitted that he could not work for 100 days after taking the leadership of the government due to political ups and downs. He came to Gorkha on Friday to participate in the golden jubilee ceremony of Gorkha Hospital and assured that the government's other works will be accelerated along with development.

GORKHA, March 26: President Ramchandra Paudel today visited the Gorkha-based Gorakhkali and the Gorakhnath temples and paid homage to the Hindu deities.

GORKHA, Jan 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he will fulfill the promises he made before the election. On Wednesday, addressing the 11th Gorkha Festival organized by the Gorkha Industry and Commerce Association in the Gorkha district headquarters, he said, “I have not forgotten any of the promises and confessions I made before the election campaign. I remember all those promises well.”

GORKHA, Jan 5: The Nepali Army has started a walkathon from Gorkha to Kathmandu with the aim of preserving and promoting historical heritage. A Nepali Army team is participating in the walkathon which started from Gorkha Durbar on Thursday morning.

GORKHA, Dec 13: Locals have buried the pit dug to build the statue of Prithvi Narayan Shah in Thulo Aangan of Gorkha on Tuesday. Residents of Nareshwar, Gorkha Municipality-3, Pipalthok-4, Swara Ward No-5 have protested saying that the road will be obstructed when the Nepali Army constructs a statue in the middle of Thulo Aangan to hold a parade, More than 50 locals have buried the two-feet-deep pit dug for the construction of the statue with stones and mud.

GORKHA, Dec 11: Locals have vandalized and set fire to a hydropower project claiming that its construction has damaged the Rainastar irrigation project in Lamjung's Rainas municipality.

GORKHA, Nov 25: Chairman of the Maoist Center and elected member of the House of Representatives from Gorkha 2, Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the results of the election did not come as expected by the alliance across the country.

GORKHA, Nov 24: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives by a huge margin of votes from Gorkha- 2. He won with 26,103 votes.

Dahal leads in Gorkha-2

November 22, 2022 08:11 am

GORKHA, Nov 22: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has maintained his lead in Gorkha Constituency-2.

GORKHA, Nov 21: Collection of ballot boxes from the remote parts of the district is currently underway in Gorkha. The ballot boxes are being airlifted from the northern belt of the district to the district headquarters for counting.

GORKHA, Oct 31: "There is no law in the country. There is no real leader and those who are called leaders have come to earn money,” said Tikadatta Pokharel, who is a candidate for the House of Representatives from Gorkha-2 in the upcoming election. "I have filed my candidacy to give rights to the people and to make our country a Hindu state again.”

Gorkha-5 ward chairman Rana passes away

October 28, 2022 12:05 pm

GORKHA, Oct 28: Khil Bahadur Rana, the ward chairman of Gorkha Municipality-5, has passed away. On Thursday evening, he collapsed and died all of a sudden.

3 candidates against Dahal in Gorkha-2

October 9, 2022 14:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Three other candidates have also filed their candidatures in Gorkha-2 against the chairman of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Dahal to fight election from Gorkha-2

October 8, 2022 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Chairperson of the CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has decided to fight the election to the House of Representatives (HoR) from constituency-2 of Gorkha district.

Snowfall takes its toll in Gorkha

October 7, 2022 09:04 am

GORKHA, Oct 7: Snowfall has taken its toll in the northern side of Gorkha district. It has been informed that snowfall occurred in the Samagaun area of the northern side of the district, said Superintendent of Police Kedar Khanal. "Snowfall occurred on Thursday afternoon. It has crippled normal life," he said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: A palanquin with 'fulpati' from the Dashain Ghar in Gorkha Durbar arrived in Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu today, on the seventh day of Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal.

GORKHA, Oct 2: A palanquin with 'fulpati' was dispatched to Hanumandhoka in Kathmandu from the Dashain Ghar at Gorkha Durbar today on the seventh day of Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal.

GORKHA, August 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started an investigation into the construction of a bridge where there is no road. The central office of the CIAA has started an investigation into the concrete bridge constructed over the Daraudi River in Gorkha.

Woman dies in road accident

July 18, 2022 14:45 pm

GORKHA, July 18: A woman died in a road accident in Ajirkot Rural Municipality- 3 on Monday morning.

Man found dead in a drain

July 14, 2022 12:30 pm

GORKHA, July 12: A dead body has been found in the headquarters of Gorkha. The dead body of 24-year-old Anish Ale Magar was found in a drain of the road leading to the municipality located in Gorkha Municipality-8 on Thursday morning.

GORKHA, July 6: A passenger bus has met with an accident at Ramche in Siranchowk Rural Municipality-4 of Gorkha district.

GORKHA, June 13: A nine-member team of the CPN (Maoist Center) has been elected unopposed in the District Coordination Committee (DCC), Gorkha.

GORKHA, June 4: Water scarcity problems continue in Gorkha despite construction of Rs 440 million Daraundi water project

KATHMANDU, May 18: The vote-counting in Palungtar Municipality-6 of Gorkha has been put off after it was found that the ballot box of one of the booths was not sealed.

GORKHA, May 16: The Nepali Congress (NC) has emerged victorious in Arughat Rural Municipality of Gorkha. NC candidates for Chairman and Vice Chairperson Raju Gurung and Kalpana Nepali received 5,556 votes and 5,361 votes, respectively.

GORKHA, Feb 10: A mentally challenged girl has been raped in Machakhola of Gorkha district. According to the parents of the victim, the 11-year-old girl was raped by a driver on Tuesday evening.

GORKHA, Feb 8: Two children of Barpak who went to play in the snow have been out of contact for the past five days. Saila Ghale, 16, of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality-1 and Karan Ghale of the same age of Ward Number 2 who went to Laprak five days ago have been missing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The renowned Manakamana Temple in Gorkha district will remain closed from Thursday. A meeting of the Manakamana Area Development Trust on Tuesday decided not to conduct any kind of worship activities, citing the increasing risk of COVID-19 once again, under the direction of the cabinet.

GORKHA, Jan 10: CPN-UML Gorkha has concluded its seventh district convention in Gorkha. Prem Gurung has been unanimously re-elected for a second term by the convention. Krishna Nepali and Kazi Ram Roka have been elected as District Committee Vice Chairperson and Secretary respectively.

MCC should be passed: Minister Khand

December 25, 2021 17:00 pm

GORKHA, Dec 25: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has claimed that the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement should be endorsed through parliament at the earliest possible date as it is a request put forth by Nepal itself to accelerate the pace of the country’s development.

GORKHA, Nov 16: An ambulance belonging to Gorkha Hospital (Ga 1 Cha 2406) met with an accident Tuesday morning as it was heading toward Satipipal from Thulo Aagan to take a patient.

Nepal Army truck turns turtle in Gorkha

November 15, 2021 10:45 am

GORKHA, Nov 15: A Nepal Army truck has met with an accident while returning to Bhachchek of Ajirkot village, according to Major Prakash Pariyar of the Nepal Army.