KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal reported the first ever death due to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country on Saturday.

SUKUTE, SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 28: Executive Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal along with his wife Sita enjoyed rafting in Bhotekoshi river on Friday afternoon.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 24: A considerable number of public offices have been rebuilt in Chautara of Sindhupalchowk after four years of the devastating earthquake of 2015.  According to the reconstruction authority, a total of 13 office buildings have been reconstructed while eight new ones have been built. A few hospital buildings and the district postal service building are yet to be built.

Police arrest campaigners

February 24, 2020 08:56 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 24: Police on Sunday arrested five campaigners protesting against the delay in the construction of a road section in Sindhupalchowk district.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 13: Even though Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk wrote to the Ministry of Health about some suspected cases of novel coronavirus-like disease in Gumba village on Tuesday, the district health authorities on  Wednesday, however, said that there is no need to panic since no such cases have been reported so far in that particular village.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 12: Though viral infection has gripped Gumbagaun of Jugal rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk district, it being coronavirus infection has been ruled out.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 9: Two police officials were injured when a drunken group attacked Tipeni Police Station in Sindhupalchowk on Saturday.

Majhi women build integrated settlement

February 1, 2020 09:18 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 1: Some women of the Majhi community in Badegaun of Sindhupalchowk district have built attractive houses all by themselves. The integrated settlement spread across some 24 ropanis of land near a jungle and the Indrawati River offers all basic facilities. The houses are uniform in shape, size and color.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 22: Police today made public Sindhupalchowk Secretary of Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'-led group.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 20: The District Administration Office, Sindhupalchowk imposed a curfew in Barhabise on Sunday to demolish temporary huts of the locals built by encroaching the Arniko Highway.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 9: The earthquake-ravaged Ratna Rajya Secondary School of Sindhupalchowk has got three newly-built blocks and other infrastructures worth Rs 1 billion with the financial support from the Chinese government. The light maroon buildings with a total of 137 rooms set up against the backdrop of scenic mountains to the north make the school arguably the “costliest ” community school in the country. To the south of the school flows Bhramayani River. The new look of the school has left teachers and students awestruck.

Bhote Koshi starts commercial production

December 25, 2019 10:45 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 25: Bhote Koshi Hydropower Project in Sindhupalchowk district has started commercial generation after completion of renovation works.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 24: In a bid to reduce road accidents, police have arrested two bus drivers from the Kathmandu-Chautara route of the Araniko Highway for over-speeding.

CHAUTARA, Dec 20: The number of people losing their lives to the recent bus accident at Chha kilo along the Lamosanghu-Jiri road section at Sunkoshi rural municipality-7 in Sindhupalchowk has reached 16.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: The death toll in Sindhupalchowk bus accident has climbed to 14. At least 11 persons died when a bus met with an accident at Sunkoshi rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday morning.

DOLAKHA, Nov 5: Smooth transportation service is yet a farfetched dream for most of the people across the country. In hills, people’s mobility is further challenged due to insufficient number of public vehicles. Road accidents grab headlines every now and then and yet this has failed to draw serious attention of the government.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 4: At least 17 people were killed and 50 others sustained injuries when a passenger bus en route to Kathmandu from Maga-Deurali of Dolkha plunged into the Sunkoshi River in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK: At least eight persons died when a passenger bus met with an accident in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday.

SINDHUPALCHOK, Oct 13: The passengers who were injured in a bus accident in Sindhupalchowk have started to leave hospitals after receiving treatment.

SINDHUPALCHOWK/KATHMANDU, Oct 12: When he could finally squeeze himself among the other passengers on the roof of the bus Friday, Chhabilal Bhattarai of Sipatar, Sindhupalchowk heaved a sigh of relief.  It was the only bus to Kathmandu he could catch from his village. After a few hours he would be at his destination and would forget about the exhaustion of the journey, he thought. But the overloaded bus (Ba 2 Kha 2715) that left Siputar at 8.30 am fell some 200 meters from the road at Bhotshipa around 11 am.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 11: The death toll has climbed to 11 in Sindhupalchowk bus accident. Earlier, it was reported that eight persons were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a bus met with an accident at Indrawati rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk on Friday morning.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 14: A total of 10 families at Chaukidanda of Tatopani, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality-2 in Sindhupalchowk district have been displaced by the landslide that occurred a few days ago.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 14: National Reconstruction Authority has inaugurated the rebuilt buildings of five quake-hit government offices in Sindhupalchowk on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: A total of Rs 276.3 billion has been spent on post-earthquake reconstruction that includes government buildings, educational institutions, health centers and archeological heritages, among others.

SINDHUPALCHWOK, July 8: Two construction workers went missing while two others sustained injuries due to floods triggered by incessant rainfall in Sindhupalchok district on Saturday night. The injured workers -- Kami Tamang and Pembathokel Sherpa, who were rescued using the long line technique -- were airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment.

SINDHUPALCHOK, April 5: The sluggish construction of the mid-Bhotekoshi hydropower project has drawn the attention of the people's representatives, who have started putting pressure for its completion within the extended deadline.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 8: 'It is mesmerizing'. This is what not just students, but even the principal of Selang Secondary School, Hari Prasad Poudel has to say about the school's new buildings. “We feel that we are at a big resort', Poudel notes.

17 Chand-led NCP cadres arrested

March 2, 2019 17:35 pm

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 2: Police have arrested 17 cadres of Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 12: With the reconstruction of almost 57,000 houses and many more in the process, Sindhupalchowk, one of the most-affected districts by the deadly earthquake of 2015, has undergone a modern-day makeover.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 5: A team from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) raided the Sindhupalchowk ashram of Ram Bahadur Bamjan aka Buddha Boy on Friday amid proliferating accusations of the murder of a disciple and the disappearance of three others by the self-proclaimed godman.

SINDHUPALCHOK, Dec 30: The National Climate Summit is all set to start at Jyamire Guphadanda of Melamchi Municipality-9 of the district from Monday.

4.7-magnitude tremor felt in Kathmandu

December 23, 2018 13:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded early on Sunday morning.

New law helping men file divorce cases

December 15, 2018 08:21 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: Amid reports of growing number of men seeking divorce across the country after the new civil code came into effect, Sindhupalchowk has not remained an exception in this regard. In the last four months since the code came into effect, 19 men in the district have already filed for divorce. According to the court officials, the number is constantly on the rise.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 13: There has been a marked rise in cases of divorce in the district since the new civil code came into force four months ago.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 4: Kalika village of Sindhupalchowk, the worst-hit district by the devastating earthquakes of 2015, has become the first ward to complete reconstruction in the district.

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.

CHAUTARA, Oct 30: A noteworthy number of women from rural areas in Sindhupalchok are found suffering from various sorts of reproductive system-related health issues including cervical cancer infection.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Sauraj Paudel of Sindhupalchowk has completed barefoot walk from Pokhara to Kathmandu for what he said to raise voice against rising cases of rape and sex-related crimes in the country.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 10: Almost 90 percent of the drinking water projects, devastated by the 2015 earthquake in Sindhupalchowk district, have been so far complete.

MELAMCHI, Sindhupalchok, Aug 3: An elderly man was killed when a fire broke out in a cowshed at Kalimati of Sangachowkgadhi Municipality-8 in Sindhupalchok on Thursday night.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 27: The distribution of the housing grant for earthquake victims has been halted in Sindhupalchowk district since the beginning of new fiscal year as the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) fails to operate as per the new federal system.

KATHMANDU, June 22: With the agreement between Nepal and China for the reconstruction of Miteri Bridge with an aim to resume the Tatopani border point, the industrialists, entrepreneurs and stakeholders have expressed their pleasure, cheering the decision.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 25: Small and medium-size houses. Well-decorated settlements roofed in red, blue and green zinc-sheets equipped with motor roads and drinking water. Every house has a toilet and is illuminated.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 10: Four people died in two separate road accidents that took place in Jyamire and Helambu of Sindhupalchowk district in the last two days.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Three people were killed in a jeep accident in Melamlchi Municipality-9 of Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday night.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, April 2: Milk production in Sindhupalchowk district, which had fallen drastically after the 2015 earthquakes, has reached to the pre-quake level.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Four people sustained injuries in a tipper accident in Sangachwokgadhi Municipality-6 on Thursday morning.

SINDHUPALCHWOK, March 23:  Three people were killed while 16 others sustained injuries when a bus met with an accident at Charghare in Melamchi Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district on Friday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Mar 23: Three people were killed while 16 others sustained injuries as a bus met with an accident at Charghare of Sindhupalchowk district on Friday afternoon.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 20: Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts by the devastating earthquakes of 2015, has expedited the reconstruction work since the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) fixed the deadline for receiving the second tranche of relief.