KATHMANDU, Aug 13: A father and his son have gone missing after they were swept away by a river in Dolakha today. Those who have gone missing are Nimphunjo Sherpa and his son from Bigu village. They had gone to a forest near the village to collect niguro (fiddlehead fern eaten as vegetables) and were swept away while crossing the river, said Deepak Khadka, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office.
KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Bal Krishna Siwakoti of CPN (UML) has maintained his lead in the vote count for a seat in the House of Representatives in Dolakha. He has received 19,744 votes while his nearest rival Ganga Karki of CPM (Maoist Centre) is trailing behind with 18,385 votes.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The Election Commission has appointed an investigation team led by Joint Secretary Yagya Prasad Bhattarai to investigate the alleged vote rigging incidents in Dolakha. The team includes Guru Wagle and Mohan Raj Joshi as its members.
KALINCHOWK, Jan 9: A large number of domestic and international tourists have thronged Kalinchowk, a pristine destination in the district of Dolakha, for sightseeing and enjoying the snow. Kalinchowk is also a popular destination from the religious viewpoint as devotees pay homage to the Kalinchowk Bhagawati.
DOLAKHA, August 15: Landslides in the Lapilang village of Kalinchowk Rural Municipality-5 have put the Sunkhani-Sangba roadway, nearby forest, Ghatte stream, and 150 houses in Mijar tole and Newar settlements at risk of being affected.
DOLAKHA, June 22: Police raided a government office in Dolakha district and recovered 40 liters of liquor. A team of District Police raided the office of Temperate Fruit Rootstock Development Center at Bhimeshwor Municipality-8 on Sunday and recovered 40 liters of liquor being brewed.
DOLAKHA, April 13: The upgradation work of Charikot-Jiri road section is taking place at a good pace with completion of blacktopping upto Namdu bazaar. The construction company said 22 kilometers stretch of the total 55 kilometers has already been blacktopped.
KAPILVASTU/ DOLKHA, Aug 23: The district administration offices (DAOs) in Kapilvastu and Dolkha have extended the ongoing prohibitory orders in the districts owing to the rising risk of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) of late.
DOLAKHA, Feb 26: Locals of Dolakha protesting against the delay in work on the Charikot-Khadichaur road stretch, obstructed the movement of government vehicles on Tuesday. The road connects Dolakha with Kathmandu.
Nepathya is going to organize a concert on February 29 at Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu. According to a press statement released by Nepalaya, this is not only a musical concert but all the funds raised through the ticket will be helping to build a government school's building in Dolkha that was destroyed in the earthquake.
DOLAKHA, Oct 17: At a time when one lawmaker after another has been facing arrest in various cases, Kathmandu District Court has issued an arrest warrant against ruling NCP lawmaker Parbat Gurung in a case of attempted murder. He was elected a member of the House of Representatives from Dolakha.
DOLAKHA, June 30: In their policies, the local, provincial, as well as the federal government, have prioritized tourism. But an actionable strategy and plan to achieve the goal remains elusive for most of the local and provincial governments except in the case of Dolakha district. Due to its focus on building infrastructure to support its ambition to grow the local hospitality industry, locals say that the district is validating titles given to it: Nepal’s Switzerland and gateway to Mount Everest.
DOLAKHAd, May 22: Of late, inmates at the District Prison, Dolakha, have been spending their nights in misery in a congested two-story prison building originally meant for only female prisoners. The situation is such that as many as 25 inmates live in a single room. While some sleep in the passages, others remain awake all night in the narrow space behind the stairs.
DOLAKHA, May 1: At a time when major cities across the country including Kathmandu are fast losing open spaces, a rural municipality in Dolakha has launched a campaign to ensure the availability of sports ground in all its wards.
DOLAKHA, Nov 27: When the 16 Days of Activism against the Gender-based Violence Campaign is in the third day of its commencement, a woman was murdered in Dolakha. The deceased has been identified as Rammaya Tamang, 37, Jiri municipality-9 in Dolakha.
DOLAKHA, Nov 20: The Charikot-Khadichaur road widening project has come to a halt due to the negligence of the authorities concerned and the contractors, locals alleged. The delays in upgrading the road that links the mid hilly districts with Kathmandu has made it inconvenient to the business fraternity, and millions of commoners who use the road regularly. The Charikot-Khadichaur road connects Kathmandu with Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, and Ramechhap, among other hilly districts.
DOLAKHA, Nov 18: On Saturday, Communist Party of Nepal Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal was invited to attend an inauguration of a football tournament in Dolakha organized in memory of his deceased son Prakash. The communist leader, who is renowned for his energy to give prolonged speeches in stages, however struggled for words this time.
JIRI, Nov 16: The under-construction Singatikhola Hydro Power project based in Dolakha district has reported around 80 percent progress. As stated by project chief Manhari Sapkota, the project tunnel’s first 'breakthrough' was achieved on September 6.
DOLAKHA, Nov 15: Officials of Upper Tamakhoshi Hydropower Project are worried that delay in hydro mechanical works of the project by an Indian contractor will prevent it from meeting the construction deadline.
DOLAKHA, July 24: A person died while two others sustained critical injuries when a Bolero jeep carrying District Coordination Committee (DDC) staffers from Charikot to Kathmandu met with an accident at Bhirkot along Pushpa Lal Marga on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Sanima Bank Ltd, which opened its branch in a newly reconstructed community school at Melung rural municipality of Dolakha, is straying from its own corporate social responsibilities where it champions children and education.