DAILEKH, Oct 2: The Raute community in Dailekh is geared up to celebrate the Dashain festival. Rautes who live a nomadic life were staying at the highland of Mangarh Bayutada of Bhagawatimai-1 for a month before shifting to near the Bestada Bazaar that lies in the downhill of the same ward of the same municipality a week ago.
BIRENDRANAGAR, July 22: For the exploration of petroleum products, a Nepali team along with some Chinese technicians reached Dailekh for the first time on April 28, 2016. The team, which had planned to carry out the exploration works in three years, stopped its work in the middle due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to which, the second phase of the exploration work could not be started yet.
Dailekh, Sept 9: A seismic survey conducted for the exploration of petroleum products in Dailekh district has proved that the district has gas and petrol underground. The survey was conducted as per an agreement between Nepal and China.
DAILEKH, March 27: Hira Thapa Magar, 28, of Lekcha in Dungeshwar Rural Municipality-3 attempted mass suicide along with her children on Thursday morning. First, she killed her 3-year-old son Umesh Thapa by hanging him by a piece of cloth. Shortly afterwards, she and her daughter jumped into the Lekcha River near her home and attempted suicide. However, her 9-year-old daughter managed to save herself by escaping from her mother's grip.
DAILEKH, March 22: Following the government's direction to suspend long haul transport and close educational institutions and government offices as announced on Friday, Dailekh has started seeing shortage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The government had made the decision to restrain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nepal.
DAILEKH, Jan 23: The seismic survey has begun under the petroleum exploration underway in Dailekh district. With the petroleum exploration coming near to success, the seminal task of seismic survey has been stepped up.
BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 21: There is a school in front of the house of 10-year-old Samjhana Sunar in Khatigaira village of Dailekh. She keenly watches children go to the school and return back every day. When they play in the ground, she also feels the thrill. But attending the school is a distant dream for her.
DAILEKH, Aug 22: Women of Bhairabi Rural Municipality in Dailekh rescued a pregnant woman who was suffering from labor in the street. The women were able to take her to a maternity ward of a nearby health post just in time for delivery.
SURKHET, Aug 8: The 'child protection campaign' that kicked off from Dailekh last year has also initiated in Surkhet. The drive has been put in place to make the girl children legally informed of sexual violence and rape and to boost up their confidence.
DAILEKH, April 28: One hundred and fifty-one people got their citizenship cards on Saturday in course of the two-day mobile administrative service provision camp at Dandaparajul, Dungeshwar rural municipality in Dailekh district.
DAILEKH, March 27: Excavation of petroleum methane gas is to be initiated from first week of May.
The methane gas excavation is to kick off with the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Vice President of China Geological Survey Wangkul and Director General of Department of Mines and Geology Somnath Sapkota in Beijing.
DAILEKH, Jan 26: Krishna Khatri, leader of inmates in Dailekh jail, wakes up before sunrise in the morning. After washing his face, he enters the library hall for yoga class. After practicing yoga and meditation, he participates in ‘puja’ and distributes ‘prasad’. He then takes his morning meal and then gets busy at income generating work. Sometimes, he takes fun in playing carom board and other sports with fellow inmates. He is also seen contributing labor for an under-construction temple.
SURKHET, Nov 29: Five people were killed and three injured when a Mahindra Bolero jeep veered off the road and plunged 40 meters at a bend in Dangre along the Banke-Bahakot road in Dailekh district on Wednesday morning.
DAILEKH, Aug 27: The Brahmin society of Dailekh did not tie the sacred thread around the wrists of the locals on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Sunday expressing their dissatisfaction over excluding their rights in the recently introduced civil code. According to the locals, the Brahmins broadcast a notice of their inability to perform the ritual through local FM radios a day before the Rakshya Bandhan festival and refused to perform their responsibility.
DAILEKH, May 7: Seven passengers sustained injuries whereas two of the passengers are critical after a jeep (Bhe 1 Ja 780) en route to Jumla from Surkhet met with an accident at Siyakot of Guransh rural municipality, Dailekh on Monday.
DAILEKH, Feb 22: At least four people died and three others sustained severe injuries when a jeep (Lu 1 Ja 3532) plunged about 100 meters from the road in Bakhaldhunga of Mahabu Rural Municipality-4 of Dailekh district on Thursday evening.
DAILEKH, Nov 30: The overdue big development projects in the district are still awaiting execution. The right time for the implementation of development projects, and hearing the problems of the people is often only during elections in the country, a bad trend going on for long.
DAILEKH, Sept 28: All 22 passengers on board the Dailekh-bound bus were injured when the bus met with an accident at Taal Pokhari of Guransh rural municipality ward no 4 in Dailekh district on Wednesday evening.
DOLAKHA, September 3: Newly-elected people's representatives have started acting tough to improve the quality of education in Dolakaha in recent days. Shailung Rural Municipality has decided to close down various community schools which were running without enough students and adjusted the 'irrelevant teachers' quota.
DAILEKH, August 25: A woman died after her house collapsed due to incenssant rainfall at the district headquarter Dailekh on early Friday. The deceased has been identified as 45-years-old Deepa Chandra of Naryan Rural municipality-11.
The Central Department of Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology (NeHCA), Tribhuvan University (TU) had recently organized a five-day educational tour to Surkhet and Dailekh for the students studying in III rd semester in NeHCA.