KATHMANDU, April 5: With the confirmation of the first locally transmitted COVID-19 case in Nepal, epidemiologists have warned that the case is a sign of possible outbreak of the deadly disease in the country. Alarmed by the latest report, they have urged the government to focus on “TEST” as recommended by the World Health Organisation to contain the disease.

DHANGADHI, April 5: What had been feared in the far-west for some time has now come true with a person without any recent travel history testing positive for the novel coronavirus. While three people from Sudurpaschim Province tested positive for COVID19 on Saturday alone, the infection has been confirmed in a relative of a person who had earlier tested positive.

DHANGADHI, March 28: Sudur Paschim Province is at a very high risk of a novel coronavirus outbreak since thousands of people who came back home from different parts of India in the last few weeks have largely defied the government order to stay at home quarantine. Due to the lack of proper monitoring, they are seen 'passing time' making groups, roaming around on streets and markets in a casual manner.

DHANGADHI, March 4: Home team SudurPaschim XI has won the fourth edition of Nepal Ice SudurPaschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup defeating Three Star Club by a goal in the final match played in Dhangadhi on Tuesday.

DHANGADHI, Mar 2: Ashish Rai scored the only goal as Three Star Club defeated Himalayan Sherpa 1-0 to storm into the final of the fourth Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament in Dhangadhi on Sunday.

DHANGADHI, Mar 1: Bikram Singh Thakuri scored two goals in four minutes as host Sudur Paschim XI beat A-Division club Armed Police Force (APF) Club 2-1 to reach its first final in the Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament in Dhangadhi on Saturday.

Sherpa beats Gorkha Boys to reach semis

February 29, 2020 12:20 pm

DHANGADHI, Feb 29: Himalayan Sherpa Club overcame Gorkha Boys Club in a tie-breaker to secure semifinal berth in the ongoing fourth edition of Nepal Ice Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament being held in Dhangadhi on Friday.

Three Star into Khaptad Gold Cup semis

February 27, 2020 12:41 pm

DHANGADHI, Feb 27: Three Star Club scored two goals in the final ten minutes to defeat Nawa Janajagriti Youth Club as the A-Division club advanced into the semifinals of the Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament on Wednesday.

Sudur Paschim into Khaptad Gold Cup semis

February 26, 2020 12:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Striker Bikram Singh Thakuri scored a brace to propel home team Sudur Paschim XI in the semifinal of the ongoing fourth edition of Nepal Ice Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup in Dhangadhi on Tuesday.

DHANGADHI, Feb 24: A hat-trick from Bibek Chaudhary helped Simara’s Nava Jagriti Youth Club advance into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fourth Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup with a comfortable 4-0 win over Madan Bhandari Sports Club in Dhangadhi on Sunday.

DHANGADHI, Feb 22: India’s Kanchenjunga Football Club has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fourth Sudur Paschim International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup defeating Bagmati Football Club 4-2 in the penalty shootouts in Dhangadhi on Friday.

The World Nepali Literature Festival is going to be held in Dhangadhi, the capital of Sudur Paschim State, from February 26 to March 3.

DHANGADHI, Feb 10: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has prepared a 20-year master plan to upgrade Dhangadhi Airport into an international airport.

DHANGADHI, Sept 21: Dhaniram Sadgawa Chaudhary, 39, of Sadhepani in Ghodaghodi Municipality-2 is receiving treatment for dengue at Nisarga Hospital in Dhangadhi.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Nearly two years have passed since the provincial assemblies convened their first meetings but four of the seven provinces are still unable to fix their capitals and names.

ATTARIYA, June 6: The Dhangadhi airport will remain closed for one more week for the upgrading of the runway. The only airport connecting Kathmandu to Dhangadhi of Sudurpaschim Province in the far west began the temporary closure from May 5.

DHANGADHI, May 26: The Dhangadhi Airport, the only airport in Sudurpaschim Province, has been closed for the last 21 days for the ongoing repair work. Before shutting down the airport for a month, the authorities had assured the locals that the airport will resume its services after 20 days.

DHANGADHI, April 16: Shivaratnapur and Mohanpur villages of Kailari Rural Municipality-3 are 27 kilometers away from Dhangadhi, the temporary capital of Sudurpaschim Province. These two settlements have been separated by the Mohana River, which divides the border between India and Nepal as well.

DHANGADHI, Feb 24: Indian all-rounder Sunny Patel plays match-winning innings to inspire CYC Attariya to win the title by three wickets against Mahendranagar United in the final match of Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) played at Fapla International Cricket Ground in Dhangadhi on Saturday.

DHANGADHI, Feb 23: Mahendranagar United has progressed to final of the third season of Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) after Kathmandu Goldens forfeited the Qualifier 2 match in the wake of ban to its Indian bowler Ankit Dabas from bowling in the tournament.

Dhangadhi ends DPL journey

February 16, 2019 17:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Dhangadhi Stars is out of the Dhangadhi Premier League after the rain disturbed the match against Mahendranagar.

DHANGADHI, Feb 15: Skipper Dipendra Singh Airee put up an all-round performance scoring the third fifty of the tournament and picked up two wickets as CYC Attariya registered its second win in as many matches defeating Rupandehi Challengers by 39 runs in the seventh match of Dhangadhi Premier League played at the Fapla International Cricket Ground in Dhangadhi on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Rupandehi Challengers has defeated Mahendranagar United by two runs at their second match of the ongoing Dhangadhi Premier League held at Fapla Cricket Ground in Dhangadhi on Monday.

DPL’s third season gets ICC approval

January 24, 2019 12:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has approved the third edition of Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL), Nepal’s first franchise-based T20 event, scheduled to start from February 9 in Fapla Cricket Ground, Dhangadhi.

DHANGADHI, Jan 20: The departmental team Nepal Police Club has clinched the third International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament with 1-0 win over A-Division League opponent Three Star Club in Dhangadhi on Saturday.

Three Star romps into Khaptad final

January 17, 2019 11:48 am

DHANGADHI, Jan 17: Three Star Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament with a 2-0 win over Mechi Netralaya Kakarbhitta Football Training Center in Dhangadhi on Wednesday.

Sankata advances into Khaptad semis

January 16, 2019 11:34 am

DHANGADHI, Jan 16: A-Division runner-up Sankata Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing International Invitational Khaptad Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 win over Cameroon’s Dauphins Club on Tuesday.

KAILALI, Dec 5: Despite having utility poles, the residents of Dhangadhi Bazaar often had to stay in the dark.

25 injured in bus accident in Kailali

November 27, 2018 09:37 am

DHANGADHI Nov 27: A total of 25 passengers were injured in a bus accident occurred at Kuchaina road section of the East-West Highway in Kailali district this morning.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 25: Yagyaraj Panta, who has been staging a sit-in in Dhangadhi, demanding justice for his daughter Nirmala who was raped and murdered in Kanchanpur in July, was taken to Kathmandu for treatment, Saturday.

KAILALI, Nov 20: An international conference on entrepreneurship is being held in Dhangadhi on November 22, 23 and 24 for the promotion of entrepreneurship.

DHANGADHI, Nov 20: On Friday, Bijay Thapa, 25, of Dhangadhi-4 was found murdered in the compound of Hotel Kalash, which lies in front of the office of the province chief. Thapa, whose head was bleeding profusely, was seen being dragged by another youth Ashish Sethi. Meanwhile, Dipendra Chaudhary, who came out of his house after hearing the noise took Sethi to the police.

Man murdered in Dhangadhi

November 17, 2018 14:49 pm

DHANGADHI, Nov 17: A man reportedly died following a fight at Uttarbehadi of Dhangadhi sub metropolis-4.

Nepathya to tour the nation

November 17, 2018 10:08 am

Nepathya is set to embark on a ‘Four stop nationwide tour’ during the last two weeks of November.

Bus helper found dead

November 9, 2018 19:08 pm

DHANGADHI, Nov 9: A man was found dead in a suspicious circumstance at a bus stand in Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City-4 on Friday.

General strike affects life in Dhangadhi

September 27, 2018 13:30 pm

DHANGADHI, Sept 27: Normal life here has been affected due to the general strike announced in protest against the report which has recommended stationing the permanent capital of Province 7 in the forest area at Teghari in Godavari Municipality in Kailali district.

KAILALI, Sept 8: With flu, diarrhea and dysentery taking toll on people's health, the number of patients visiting Seti Zonal Hospital in Dhangadhi has increased in this rainy season. According to Krishna Bohora, in-charge of the emergency ward of the hospital, the 'seasonal illness' has made it hard for the hospital to cope with the large number of patients.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Former national cricketer and current Level 3 coach Dipendra Chaudhary has been roped in as the head coach of Dhangadhi Cricket Academy (DCA) for the season 2018/19.

DHANGADHI, May 9: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has put the total expenditure for the second season of the marquee cricket event at Rs 31.2 million. Organizing a press meet on Tuesday, Dhangadhi Cricket Academy (DCA) made public its income and expenditure details.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Team Chauraha Dhangadhi retained its title with a 21-run win over Kathmandu Goldens on Friday in the second edition of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) played at the Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground in Dhangadhi.

KAILALI, April 13: Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has set the target of 182 runs for Kathmandu Goldens in the first inning of the final match of second Dhangadhi Premier League, held at Dhangadhi Kailai.

KAILALI, April 10: Kathmandu Goldens has set a target of 128 runs for Dhangadhi Team Chauraha. Chauraha won the toss and elected to field first in the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) at Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has defeated Rupendehi Challengers by 3 runs in the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) on Saturday.

DHANGADHI, April 7: For the last eight years, Dhangadhi has been continuously in the limelight at least once in a year as all forms of media -- be it newspaper, television, radio and online – would extensively cover an event in Dhangadhi. The community in the far-western town that started convening local cricket tournaments has now been able to organize the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL), a tournament with international recognition.

KAILALI, April 5: Biratnagar Kings has successively registered its second consecutive victory in the ongoing Dhangadhi Premier League by defeating Team Chauraha Dhangadhi by 18 runs in the first match of Thursday.

KAILALI, April 5: Biratnagar Kings has set a target of 128 runs for Dhangadhi Team Chauraha at the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) underway at the Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground, Dhangadhi on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has defeated Mahendranagar United by 8 wickets in the fourth-day match of the Dhangadhi Premier League T20 cricket tournament at the Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground in Dhangadhi on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has set a 146-run target for Kathmandu Golden at the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) underway at Dhangadhi on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Kathmandu Goldens has won the toss and elected to field against Dhangadhi Team Chauraha on the first match of Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL).

Dhangadhi ready as all eyes on DPL

March 31, 2018 09:40 am

DHANGADHI, March 31: As all the six teams of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) complete final preparations, the cricket championship with the biggest cash prize in the country is set to kick off on Saturday at the Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground.