DAMAK, April 10: Property worth over Rs 20 million was gutted in a fire that occurred near Lifeline Hospital of Damak, Jhapa last night.

DAMAK, April 7: Concerns are being raised regarding the justification for the construction of a business tower valued at over Rs 2 billion built by the government in Damak. The building is already complete and is awaiting inauguration but no party has shown any interest in utilizing the business tower for commercial purposes, fueling concerns that it may remain vacant post-inauguration.

Huge property gutted in Damak fire

January 15, 2023 11:00 am

JHAPA, Jan 15: Nine shops were gutted in a fire that broke out early this morning at Namuna bazaar of Damak in Jhapa district. Police said that a huge property was damaged in the fire.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli, who reached Jhapa to attend the meeting of cadres and election campaign, is going to participate in two programs to be organized in constituency 1 and 5 today.

DAMAK, Dec 29: Three people were killed when a motorcycle they were traveling in met with an accident at an inner road of Bhangbari of Damak municipality-2 in Jhapa last night.

Two youths dead in separate road mishaps

December 17, 2021 11:51 am

DAMAK, Dec 17: Two youths died in separate road accidents that occurred in Jhapa and Mahottari districts Thursday night.

JHAPA, Aug 16: Damak Municipality in Jhapa has decided to enforce a week-long lockdown starting midnight Sunday to stop the spread of coronavirus.

DAMAK, Feb 22: Bikash Khawas scored an own goal yet again as A-Division League champion defeated the competition’s runner-up Tribhuvan Army Club 2-0 to advance into the final of the ongoing third Satashi Gold Cup in Damak on Friday.

DAMAK, Feb 21: Three Star Club has reached the final of the third Satashi Gold Cup defeating host Satashidham Sporting Club 3-1 in Damak on Thursday.

Two killed in road accident

January 5, 2020 12:59 pm

DAMAK, Jan 5: Two people were killed in a road accident that took place here on the East-West highway last night. Three others were injured.

DAMAK, Aug 4: Though the government has already approved Chinese investment of Rs 64 billion to construct Nepal-China Friendship Industrial Park, it is not sure that the park will be constructed.

DAMAK, June 27: The government-owned hospital in Damak, Jhapa has witnessed disruption of service for over a week due to inadequate power supply.

DAMAK, May 5: Nepal Police won the Mechinagar Gold Cup defeating another departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club 4-3 in the sudden death in Damak on Saturday.

DAMAK, April 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday made an announcement to build an earthquake museum in Damak that will create awareness among the upcoming generation about the catastrophic earthquake of 2015.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Five young entrepreneurs, age ranging from 18 to 24 years old, have started developing a cricket training center in Damak of Jhapa.

DAMAK, March 9: Home team Jhapa XI has inched closer to the championship defeating Three Star Club in a semifinal match to seal a spot in the final of the ongoing Jhapa Gold Cup in Damak, Jhapa on Friday. This is Jhapa’s fourth straight final in as many years of tournament. However, they are yet to win one.

BHADRAPUR, Jan 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived in his home district, Jhapa, today. Prime Minister Oli is scheduled to inaugurate the Child Festival at Damak to be organised from today.

Son beats father to death

January 23, 2019 18:05 pm

JHAPA, Jan 23: A man has died after being beaten by his own son in Damak Municipality in the district.

DAMAK, Jan 20: Dissatisfied with the rate of compensation fixed by the local authorities, most locals have refused the compensation being provided for the land acquired for the Chinese-funded Nepal China Friendly Industrial Park in Damak, Jhapa district.

Ward chiefs taking computer classes

December 3, 2018 03:30 am

DAMAK, Dec 3: Every morning, elected representatives of Kamal Rural Municipality and Damak Municipality of Jhapa gather in Damak Chowk. After discussing about current issues and development works, they enter their study rooms. They belong to various age groups starting from 30 to 70 years. These days, they have been learning computer courses together.

Wild elephant terror in Jhapa

September 3, 2018 07:26 am

DAMAK, Sept 2: Residents of Damak have not slept well since the last three weeks. Alarmed by elephant menace, they patrol their surroundings through the entire night. They fear that in absence of patrolling the wild beasts may storm in any moment, kill and injure people and cattle, destroy their house. Guarding the settlement against the elephants has been stressful for the locals and they don’t see any solution to it.

DAMAK, June 24: Incessant rainfall on Friday evening and Saturday morning has submerged the city area of Damak yet again. Lack of proper management of rain water in Damak often results in inundation.

Civil Bank supports Damak school

June 4, 2018 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, June 4: Civil Bank Ltd has provided school furniture to Mahalaxmi Adharbhut School, Damak, under its corporate social responsibility (CSR).

KATHMANDU, May 11: Departmental team Nepal Police Club has lifted the title of Damak Gold Cup 2018 beating the Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club by 1-0 in the final match of Damak Gold Cup 2018 at Damak Multiple Campus, Jhapa on Friday.

JHAPA, May 9: Nir Kumar Rai’s solo goal helped the departmental team Nepal Police Club reach into the Damak Gold Cup football tournament final as it overcame fellow departmental team Armed Police Force 1-0 in the first semifinal match held in Damak, Jhapa on Tuesday.

JHAPA, May 7: The pre-tournament favorites of the Damak Cup Ruslan Three Star Club has been knocked out from the first Damak Gold Cup football tournament after going down 1-0 to the departmental team Nepal Police Club missing out on a semifinal place on Sunday.

Army thumps Damak to reach semis

May 6, 2018 07:55 am

DAMAK, May 6: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing first Damak Gold Cup football tournament with an emphatic 6-0 win over Damak XI on Saturday.

DAMAK, May 5: The departmental team Armed Police Force has advanced into the semifinals of the first Damak Gold Cup football tournament with a 3-1 win over Madan Bhandari Sports Academy in the first quarterfinal match on Friday.

JHAPA, May 4: Damak XI has advanced into the quarterfinals of the first Damak Gold Cup football tournament with a 4-3 tiebreaker win over Rupandehi XI on Thursday.

DAMAK, May 3: Madan Bhandari Sports Academy has advanced into the second round of the ongoing first Damak Gold Cup football tournament defeating Jhapa XI 4-0 in the curtain raiser on Wednesday.

DAMAK, March 26: These days, the office of Gauriganj Rural Municipality is often packed with people especially on Thursday and Friday. In fact, there is hardly any space in the workstation of Vice-Chairperson Dipendra Thapa during these two days.

DAMAK, Feb 28: Despite being aware about the health hazards, using chemical fertilizers and pesticides for cultivation of vegetables is not a choice but an obligation for a lot of farmers who have no idea regarding the procedures of making organic fertilizers.

Elephants terrorizing locals of Damak

January 22, 2018 03:30 am

DAMAK, Jan 22: Since the last few weeks, Nabin Baral, chief of ward no 3 of Damak Municipality, Jhapa, comes out of his home holding a blazing torch. His neighbors, on the other hand, are found beating plates, blowing conch shells and lighting firecrackers.

Nepathya starts tour in Damak

January 14, 2018 08:42 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepathya has kick started their concert tour with a power packed show in Damak of Jhapa on Friday.

Nepathya starts their tour from Damak

January 13, 2018 18:02 pm

DAMAK, Jan 13: Nepathya has kick-started their concert tour with a power packed show in Damak of Jhapa. More than 5000 audience from Damak and surrounding towns of Birtamode, Bhadrapur, Dharan and Biratnagar had gathered to witness the 25-year celebration of their favorite legendary Folk Rock band.

Jute mill’s land encroached in Damak

December 23, 2017 08:04 am

DAMAK, Dec 23: About one and a half kattha of land belonging to Biratnagar Jute Mill has been encroached in Damak of Jhapa district.

DAMAK, Nov 22: Gita Adhikari, who got elected as the deputy mayor of Damak Municipality, has resumed her teaching career at Damak Multiple Campus (DMC). She has been teaching economics to the first year students of Bachelor in Business Studies.

DAMAK, July 14: The Damak municipality in Jhapa is set to establish 'Knowledge Bank' – the first of its kind in Nepal – with an aim to contribute towards the town's prosperity.

DAMAK, May 24: Jhapa's Damak will have the world's tallest statue of Lord Buddha. For the project, a detailed project report has been at its final stage, said executive officer at the Damak Municipality, Yubraj Dahal.

DAMAK, March 20: The Damak Disabled Assistance Committee has distributed wheelchairs and tricycles to physically handicapped individuals here.

Janata Bank opens new branch in Damak

December 15, 2016 07:40 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Janata Bank Nepal Ltd (JBNL) has opened its 38th branch office in Damak of Jhapa district.