KATHMANDU, June 2: A Shree Airlines flight scheduled to depart from Kathmandu for Dhangadhi has been redirected back to the parking area near the runway.

DHANGADHI, April 4:  A police constable was found dead in Dhangadhi. Suruj BK was found dead in Manehra Community Forest located in Sub-Metropolitan City-7, Dhangadhi.

DHANGADHI, Dec 12: Two people died in separate motorbike accidents in Kailali.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The recent hike in airfares for flights between Kathmandu and Dhangadhi has left passengers who plan to return home for the festival season facing difficulties.

DHANGADHI, Sept 25: : Incessant rain has flooded parts of Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Shree Airlines flight from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi was aborted on Tuesday after the aircraft experienced technical snag.

DHANGADHI, May 24:  An Indian national who attempted to bribe the police by asking them to pass goods brought by evading customs has been arrested in Kailali.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Chairman of the CPN (Unified Socialist) Madhav Kumar Nepal has viewed that the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) should be incorporated in the incumbent government.

DHANGADHI, April 2: Police have arrested two youths along with drugs in Dhangadhi.

Indian gang of smugglers beat Nepalis

December 21, 2022 13:58 pm

KAILALI, Dec 21: A shootout took place in Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-9 Jugeda along the Nepal-India border in the wee hours of wednesday. Two years ago, in the middle of the River Mohana,  two policemen were mercilessly murdered and buried by a group of smugglers. Although the bullet casings were found, it was not clear who fired at whom, according to the police.

DHANGADHI, Dec 2: Students have been protesting in Dhangadhi since morning today, defying the prohibitory order issued by the district administration, over the death of 15-year-old Chetana Saud, an 8th grader at Panchodaya Secondary School. The police used force on the students. Some students were beaten and arrested by the police.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The ruling coalition led by the Nepali Congress (NC) is gathering today in Sudurpaschim Province and Karnali Province. The top leaders of the alliance are scheduled to address those gatherings.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The health condition of agitating Dr. Govinda KC has deteriorated.  He has been staging a fast-unto-death for the 20th time in Dhangadhi putting forth his seven-point demand that includes improvement of medical education and health sector. The government had sent a sky truck of Nepal Army to Dhangadhi to airlift him to Kathmandu for treatment as his condition worsened.

KAILALI, August 22: "The first thing is that such a wide highway should not have been built in the market area but it was built," Birendra Khadka said. Complaining that the six-lane road was designed on the basis of Google map, he said, “While designing the road, it was necessary to make a field visit and study the geographical and social situation there. But that was not done and the road crossings were built in an impractical manner."

KAILALI, July 13: Even during normal rainy days, social media is filled with the pictures of inundation in Dhangadhi. Pictures and videos of water-logged settlements are found on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites. Inundation and waterlogging has become a very complex problem in Dhangadhi since 2040 BS. This is confirmed by the data released by various organizations. The problem is getting worse every year as the bodies concerned are not ready to manage Dhangadhi, which has been facing the problem of inundation and waterlogging for the past 39 years.

DHANGADHI, May 21: Independent candidate Gopal Hamal is leading the mayoral race in Dhangadhi sub-metropolis of Sudurpaschim Province by a margin of almost 11,000 votes in the ongoing vote counting.

KATHMANDU, May 11: An aircraft of Shree Airlines flying from Kathmandu to Dhangadhi has made an emergency landing after encountering engine failure.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Farwest Travel Mart, organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City and NATTA with the objective of promoting tourism activities in the Far Western Province has concluded successfully. The travel mart was held from April 8 to 10 in Dhangadhi.

KATHMANDU, March 2: New buildings including a multi-purpose hall, a boys' hostel and teachers' quarters of Nepal Police School in Dhangadhi, Kailali District, were inaugurated today jointly by Minister for Internal Affairs & Law of Sudur Paschim Province, Purna Joshi and First Secretary at the Embassy of India, Kathmandu

DHANGADHI, March 30: Districts adjoining the neighboring country India are witnessing a sharp rise in new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Oli-led faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party is organizing a mass gathering in Dhangadhi, the provincial headquarters of Sudurpaschim Province, on Friday.

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.