DANG, August 23: The driver and co-driver themselves set fire to a tipper truck in Dang, taking advantage of the strike by the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal.

DANG, July 31: Residents of Tulsipur have padlocked the Tulsipur Tarigaon Airport in Dang because the browser machine at the airport has been diverted.

ROLPA,July 16: Ever since the onset of monsoon, farmers in the district are worried due to the lack of chemical fertilizers. At a time when shortage of fertilizers has become a daily dose of news, it’s reported that a consignment of chemical fertilizers which was meant for Rolpa and was on the way to the district was vanished mid-way by the middlemen. As many as 100 sacs of fertilizers that were supposed to arrive in the district have gone ‘missing’. Similarly, there are no records as to how and where 150 bags of fertilizers brought in the district earlier were sold.

DANG, June 18: A girl with a mental illness has been raped by four youths in Dang district. According to the Area Police Office, Tulsipur, a 25-year-old mentally ill girl of Tulsipur-5 was gang-raped by four youths on Thursday night.

DEUKHURI, June 17: A person died of electrocution in Dang district Friday morning.

DANG, May 15: The counting of votes in 13 wards of Dang has been completed. While the CPN (Maoist Center) has won in five wards, the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML have won in four wards each. So far, Maoist Center candidates have been elected in Rapti Municipality-9, Shantinagar Municipality-1, Rajpur Municipality-6 and 7 and Bangalachuli-8.

Maoist's victorious start in Dang

May 14, 2022 11:18 am

DANG, May 14: The Maoists have begun a victorious start in Dang. CPN (Maoist Center)’s Rim Bahadur Sunari Magar was elected as Ward Chairperson in Rapti Village Municipality-9 by securing 358 votes.

TULSIPUR, May 8: The names of the deceased voters in Dang district have not been removed from the list of voters so far. Such names have not been removed as the local levels have not sent the list of the deceased voters since 2017.

DANG, Feb 3: Three people have been arrested on the charge of being involved in an illegal online networking business in Dang. According to the District Police Office, the trio have been duping gullible people in Dang, stating that their money would double through online networking.

Infant dies in bus accident

January 10, 2022 14:20 pm

TULSIPUR, Jan 10: A nine-month-old baby died in a bus accident in Dang district. The minor named Nanu, the child of Asir Alam, a resident of Motihari, India, died in the bus accident near Dalai Khola of Sisahaniya in Rapti Rural Municipality-5 of the Lamahi-Bhaluwang road section at around 3:30 this morning.

DANG, Jan 7: A total budget of Rs 10 million has been allocated as ‘travel expenses for the current fiscal year by the Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan City office. Despite the allocation of the budget for ‘travel’, the sub-metropolis has not introduced any plans or any reason for the need for such a huge sum.

DANG, Dec 24: The escape of two prisoners, including an alleged brother of the jailor, from Ghorahi Prison has become even more mysterious. Preliminary police investigation has shown that the incident may have happened due to the weakness of the prison administration.

Three killed in Dang jeep accident

December 13, 2021 09:30 am

DANG, Dec 13: Three people have died in a jeep accident in Dang on Sunday. At least 16 people have been injured when a jeep (Ra 1 Ja 438) heading to Salyan Kapurkot from Tulsipur met with an accident.

DANG, Dec 5: A COVID-19 Vaccination Program was launched at six local units in Dang district on Sunday. According to the district health office, Verocell vaccines will be administered to people above 18 years of age under the drive.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Province Minister for Urban Development, Dilli Bahadur Chaudhary, and State Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Arjun Shrestha have been elected as representatives for the general convention.

29 injured in Dang bus accident

November 21, 2021 11:54 am

DANG, Nov 21: At least 29 people have been injured in a bus accident in Dang district. A total of 29 passengers were injured when a bus heading to Kathmandu from Surkhet met with the accident at Lamahi Municipality-3, Narayanpur, according to the Ward Police Office, Lamahi.

One arrested for murder

November 9, 2021 16:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Police have arrested Resham Thapa on the charge of killing Top Bahadur Pun, 20, a resident of Naya Basti in Tulsipur Sub-metropolis-4 of Dang district on Monday.

Flood sweeps away a vehicle in Dang

October 20, 2021 09:44 am

DANG, Oct 20: A swollen rivulet in Dang has swept away a vehicle in Dang on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The Government of People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have jointly handed over medical and waste-management related supplies to the Rapti Provincial Hospital, in Tulsipur, Dang amid a special handover ceremony.

DANG, May 2: Three minors from Tulsipur-6, Baruwagau of Dang district were found dead inside a car parked at Syauli Bazar on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The government has decided to establish an industrial estate in Dang covering 549 bighas of land in Ward No 4 and 5 of Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan City of Dang.

DANG, Jan 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the incumbent government has been able to bring a wave of development in the country.

DANG, Jan 2: Four people have been injured in a wild boar attack in Dang district on Saturday.

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 7

October 7, 2020 06:00 am

The Tatopani border point has again shut down in less than a day after it became operational.

BUTWAL, Oct 6: Chief Minister of Province 5 Shankar Pokharel has said that Rapti Valley of Dang has been discovered as the most appropriate place for the capital of Province 5 as it “rightly represents the common psychology of the people of the province.”

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 6

October 6, 2020 06:00 am

An expert panel formed by the government to gather historical evidences that support its claim that Kalapani, Lipu Lekh and Limpiyadhura currently held by Indian side originally belong to Nepal submitted its report to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Sunday.

BUTWAL, Oct 5: Lawmakers belonging to the main opposition party, Nepali Congress(NC), broke several tables and chairs as Province 5 Assembly deliberated on the proposal tabled earlier to finalize the name of the province and its permanent capital.

BUTWAL, Oct 5:The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has issued a whip to its lawmakers in Province 5 Assembly to vote in favor of the proposed province name and capital.

Lawmakers asked not to bypass the people’s mandate, act as a puppet of the leadership

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Rupandehi has enforced a prohibitory order in some places of Butwal amid growing protest activities in the area over the  decision of the Provincial Assembly to name Dang as the provincial capital.

The committee spent Rs 1.8 million on its India tour and Rs 11 million to pay three experts

Republica Morning Brief: Oct 3

October 3, 2020 06:00 am

Province 5 government has decided to pick Dang as its provincial capital.

BUTWAL, Oct 2:Province 5 government has decided to pick Dang as its provincial capital.

"First she trapped me in her net, exploited me, took my money and then finally she said that I was the witch who was responsible for the illnesses of my sons. That was insane, I then reported the matter to the police."

DANG, Oct 2: Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City has forwarded a project to construct a ring road in the city.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: As many as 29 Nepal Army (NA) personnel were found infected by novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

DANG, Aug 7: Two boys died after falling off an irrigation canal in Dang on Friday.

DANG, June 16: A couple has tied their marital knot at a quarantine facility here in the district. A young man from Ghorahi-18, Dang with the surname of Oli and a young lady from Tulsipur-5, Dang with the surname of Chaudhary established a conjugal relationship at the Ghorahi-18-based quarantine facility.

DANG, June 7: A total of 10 COVID-19 patients were discharged from the COVID-19 hospital set up in Belabhlundi, Dang on Sunday morning.

Youth held for sexual assault

April 9, 2020 10:27 am

KOHALPUR, April 9 : Police have arrested a youth on the charge of sexual assault on a girl in Kohalpur.

DANG, March 31: A ward official at Ghorahi sub-metropolitan city-2 in Dang has been arrested after he forced a nurse to leave a rented room in his house suspecting that she could transmit the coronavirus to his family.

DANG, Jan 24: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has inspected Tarigaun based domestic airport on Friday.

Three killed in tractor accident

November 1, 2019 20:20 pm

DANG, Nov 1: Three persons died in a road accident at Chisapani of Gadhawa Rural municipality-5 in Dang on Friday.

Three die after drowning in Dang

September 7, 2019 18:55 pm

DANG, Sept 7: Three persons died in two separate incidents in Dang.

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Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

DANG, August 21: A bank manager has been arrested on the charge of embezzling bank funds in Dang district.

DANG, Aug 21: Dang district does not so far have any menace from the landslide. But, it is facing higher risks of flooding.

Ncell tower torched in Dang

August 20, 2019 11:52 am

DANG, August 20: A Ncell tower has been torched at Shantinagar rural municipality in Dang district on Monday night.

DANG, Aug 11: An unidentified group torched a government vehicle belonging to ward chair of Bangalachuli rural municipality, Dang on early Sunday.