DHADING, Oct 14: For Surendra Prasad Tripathi of Malekhu at Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-3 in Dhading district, fetching jungle wastes and making handicraft out of them is a daily routine. Working from the comforts of his home, he makes Rs 40,000 a month.

DHADING, Feb 6: Eateries in Malekhu are becoming increasingly dependent on fish supplies of fish from different tarai districts as well as India as local sources of fish dry up.

Dying embers

January 4, 2019 09:25 am

For the first time, the roads to Malekhu and all ways west held no allure for me. December, I learnt, isn’t the best time to travel if the sun shining bright and lush green trees were what you are hoping to see. I was reminded of the post apocalyptic scenes in the dystopian movies I’d seen as we made our way further west – dust billowing (as in interstellar level), the leaves withered and enveloped in a thick layer of said dust, and the sun over your head, scorching hot. Whoever said that you don’t come to Nepal for a desert experience, come here in the winters.

Things are fishy in Malekhu

February 17, 2018 12:04 pm

DHADING, Feb 17:Malekhu of Dhading is a famous destination for fish lovers as thousands of people who travel through the Prithivi Highway stop their vehicles at Malekhu to have a taste of the local delicacy. It is said that the fish here taste better because they are fresh from the Trishuli River.