Four injured in jeep accident

March 31, 2024 10:57 am

KATHMANDU, March 31: Four people were injured in a jeep accident in Dailekh.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: District Police Office, Dailekh, has arrested two minors on charge of attempted homicide. Police have kept the identity of the minors secret. Their changed names are Dailekh-39 of the age 14 and Dailekh-35 of the age 15.

Youth dies of electrocution in Dailekh

February 7, 2024 15:42 pm

SURKHET, Feb 7: A young man has died due to electrocution in Dailekh.

DAILEKH, Jan 22: Eighty percent work progress has been reported in a final survey for the exploration of petroleum products in Dailekh. This survey based in Bhirkhet, the project's main point, is said to be decisive for the exploration.

SURKHET, Dec 11: Non-gazetted first class Officer Nabraj Sharma Rijal, working in the Ministry of Social Development of Karnali Province, allegedly assaulted his wife Nirmala Kumari Acharya, who is also the head of women and children branch of Bhairabi Rural Municipality of Dailekh on Saturday morning and injured her. The incident sheds light on the prevalent issue of domestic violence against women in Nepal. What would it be like in an uneducated society where women are in such a situation in a home where both husband and wife are educated?

KATHMANDU,  July 6: Four high impact community development projects (HICDPs) constructed with the financial assistance from the Government of India have been handed over to the local government concerned in Dailekh district.

BIRENDRANAGAR, June 17: Narayan Municipality in Dailekh is facing severe criticism after it was revealed that they have misused 180 million rupees in violation of established regulations. The municipality has been found guilty of unauthorized payments of salaries and allowances to teachers, as well as spending funds without an annual procurement master plan.

Dailekh, March 22: Three people died on the spot and one person was injured when a truck carrying Mankamana gas met with an accident in Dailekh.

Tremors of quake felt in Dailekh

March 14, 2023 09:19 am

Kathmandu: An earthquake with epicenter in Raniban of Dailekh district was recorded on Monday evening. The earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale took place at 6:56 pm on Monday, according to the National Earthquake Measurement and Research Center, Lainchaur.

BIRENDRANAGAR, March 9: Half a dozen big Solar Lift Water and Irrigation Projects funded by the Government  of Nepal and donor agencies remain closed since August 2022 due to the lack of implementation of drinking water and irrigation projects in the remote villages of Dailekh.

DAILEKH, Nov 23: Amar Bahadur Thapa of the ruling coalition has won in Dailekh-1. Thapa, who is also the Karnali Province Chairman of the CPN (Unified Socialist) Party, won with 18,256 votes.

25,103 votes cast till 1 PM in Dailekh

November 20, 2022 14:45 pm

25,103 votes cast till 1 PM in Dailekh

PM Deuba arriving in Dailekh today

November 15, 2022 13:27 pm

KARNALI, Nov 15: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is arriving in Dailekh today.

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.

One arrested with drugs in Dailekh

September 21, 2022 13:04 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: A person has been arrested in Dailekh with drugs. Rovat Sijapati, 30, of Narayan Municipality-1 Kusada, was arrested by the police with drugs.

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.

BIRENDRANAGAR, July 6: The settlements of the Badi community in Ganesh chowk of Dailekh district are at a high risk of landslides.

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, May 18: Nine people of the same community died of the coronavirus disease at Gauri in Dullu Municipality-12, Dailekh.

DAILEKH, April 27: A 38-year-old man from Dailekh returned home last week from India. Now his entire family is infected with coronavirus.

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 11: One more person has died in the road accident that occurred at Duikuna in Dailekh district on Thursday morning.  With this, the death toll in the accident has climbed to two.

SURKHET, March 9: The more dead bodies of the five who went missing after jumping into the Karnali River have been found.

SURKHET, Oct 20: A man died and 14 others were injured when a bus met with an accident at Tallo Dungeshwar along the Karnali Highway on Tuesday.

Dailekh, June 26: As many as 33 security personnel mobilized to manage and secure various quarantine facilities in Dailekh district have tested positive for Covid-19.

Dailekh sees shortage of cooking gas

March 22, 2020 11:32 am

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, Mar 1: The widespread outbreak of coronavirus in China has affected the petroleum exploration work in Dailekh.

DAILEKH, Feb 2: The Lohore-Bestada road section at Bhagawatimai rural municipality in Dailekh district under the Mid-Hill Highway has been closed for a week for technical reason.

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.

DAILEKH, Dec 4: Invaluable sets of idols made of stone, bronze and several other metals have been stolen from Padukasthan Temple of Dullu Municipality – 9 in Dailekh district.

3 die, 7 injured in Dailekh accident

November 29, 2019 12:48 pm

DAILEKH, Nov 29: Three passengers have died and seven others have been injured when a microvan met with an accident at Mugra of Gurans rural municipality-4 here in the district.

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, July 3: The Department of Mines and Geology (DoMG) has said that it would keep progress made in mining of petroleum products in Panchakoshi of Dailekh secret.

Three killed in mini truck plunge

May 24, 2019 16:07 pm

DAILEKH, May 24: Three people were killed when a mini-truck they were travelling in fell some 300 metres from the road at Nigalpani of Dungeshwar rural municipality-1 in the district today.

DAILEKH, May 19: The ward chief of Chamundabindrasauni Municipality-5 of Dailekh district was thrashed a school principal during a meeting of the municipality on Friday.

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.

An exemplary prison of Dailekh

January 26, 2019 09:46 am

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.

Student found deadin school's water tank

December 20, 2018 09:53 am

DAILEKH, Dec 20: A boy in Dailekh who went missing from school on Tuesday afternoon was found dead in the water tank of school on Wednesday.

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.

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DAILEKH, Nov 28 : Two persons killed and six others were injured when a jeep met with an accident at Dhamigaun in the district, on Wednesday morning.

Gamblers assault mobile police team

November 10, 2018 15:33 pm

DAILEKH, Nov 10: A group of gamblers assaulted a police team on patrol near Chandani Chowk on Friday night.

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, Aug 21: With the Muluki Ain (Civil Code) 2017 coming into force on August 17, a number of cases for divorce filed by males have suddenly gone up.

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.