DOTI, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall and dipping mercury in Khaptad area has put the wildlife there at the risk of survival. As they move down to warmer areas in the human settlements to avoid the extreme cold, they turn vulnerable, according to Khaptad National Park authorities, who state that the mercury has dipped to minus six degree Celsius in the high hills. The jungles and pasture lands have received over two feet thick snow. It has been raining here since Wednesday.
ACHHAM, June 12: A shorter trekking route leading to the touristic site Khaptad has been constructed here. The visitors using this route can reach Khaptad in three hours. It starts from Unisaina of Sanfebagar municipality-12 in the district.
DHANGADHI, Jan 11: A brace from Nepal national football team’s striker Anjan Bista secured a last four place for the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) as it defeated A-division outfit CMG Club Sankata 2-0 in the quarterfinal match of the ongoing Far-western Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament on Wednesday.
DHANGADHI, Jan 11: The semifinal lineup of the ongoing Sudur Paschim Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament has been completed after Sankata Club became the latest club to reach the last four on Wednesday. Sankata registered 2-1 victory over Tribhuvan Army Club in the last quarterfinal match of the tournament.