DOLPA, Nov 26: The officials deployed in upper Dolpa to conduct the elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and Province Assembly on November 20 have been airlifted to the district headquarters in Dunai.

DOLPA, Nov 23: Election staffers deputed to Upper Dolpa for conducting the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly have been unable to return to the district headquarters for lack of transportation.

JAJARKOT, Jan 21: People in three rural municipalities in Upper Dolpa have been deprived of Covid-19 vaccines though the District Health Service Office has been running the vaccination drive in the lower belts of the district to the students from 12 to 17 years.

JAJARKOT, August 15: Most of the schools in Upper Dolpa have been operating continuously since Baisakh even though educational institutions remain closed across the country.

JAJARKOT, June 25: People of four local levels in Dolpa have been deprived of banking facilities at their locality. Dolpo Budhha rural municipality, Shey Phoksundo rural municipality, Chharka Tang song rural municipality and Kaike rural municipality do not yet have any banking facility in the community.

When dreams turn powerful

December 16, 2018 12:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Eleven-year-old Sonam Dolma blushed as the superstar of her dreams, Rajesh Hamal approached her. It is rarely an ordinary meeting for a girl who grew up without TVs in Upper Dolpa. However, she still remembers the action-packed kicks of Rajesh Hamal that she witnessed in a handful of Nepali films.

Upper Dolpa schools closed for six months

November 24, 2018 17:00 pm

DOLPA, Nov 24: The schools in the northern region of Dolpa district have closed for six months with the increase in cold.

DOLPA, Aug 31: Smugglers are targeting precious idols at the monasteries of Upper Dolpa.  Locals say they are worried with the frequent cases of theft of precious idols from the monasteries.