DOLPA, April 5: Getting fresh textbooks along with the beginning of the new academic session is usually a moment of waiting for almost all school students in Dolpa district.

The essence of colors

March 22, 2019 10:30 am

On most days the district of Dolpa is under a thick coat of snow. To the inhabitants their lives are lived in monocolor. Tenzin Norbu, however, grew up with colors, lots and lots of it.

DOLPA, March 1; Dolpa witnessed the heaviest snowfall in decades as Tuesday night's incessant snowfall covered the district white. Locals have termed it the heaviest snowfall in decades.

DOLPA, Feb 21: Susmita Shrestha of Tripurasundari Municipality-1, of Dolpa was on cloud nine after hearing that she will one day be able to catch a vehicle from her doorstep.

Quest to educate

February 18, 2019 19:55 pm

"While reflecting back into those years in Dolpa, I strongly feel that phase of my life has changed my outlook toward life. Every moment I realized what I have lost staying in Dolpa and what I have gained staying in Dolpa."

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February 11, 2019 18:00 pm

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DOLPA, Feb 11: Juphal Airport in Dolpa district has resumed its operation since Monday morning.

Heavy snowfall blankets Dolpa

February 9, 2019 02:07 am

DOLPA, Feb 8: As the entry of a new system of westerly winds impacted Nepal's weather, settlements located in higher altitudes of mountainous Dolpa district experienced snowfalls for the sixth time this year.

DOLPA, Jan 26: Mountainous district Dolpa of Nepal experienced heavy snowfall on Friday for the third time. The snowfall has brought life to a standstill.

DOLPA, Jan 24: Ujeli BK spent a lot of time running after local politicians for petty favors. Without their ‘grace’ she could hardly manage to purchase rice.

DOLPA, Jan 11: The ward chairperson of Dolpo Buddha rural municipality has been arrested for allegedly stealing idols from Rahap Gumba of She Phoksundo rural municipality-4.

DOLPA, Dec 29:  With the objective of reducing unemployment and uplifting the living standard of people, Jagdulla Rural Municipality of the mountain district of Dolpa has introduced  'one home, one business' campaign.

DOLPA, Dec 9: The construction of a motorable bridge along the Rupagadh River in Thulibheri Municipality-8, which kicked off three years ago, has remained stalled.

DOLPA, Dec 6: After waiting for years, Nepal Army has succeeded in expanding the road in Kotbazar area of Tripurasundari Municipality in Dolpa district by demolishing illegally-built structures.

No more remote: Road reaches Dolpa

November 21, 2018 04:30 am

DOLPA, Nov 21: Road networks have finally embraced the remote district of Dolpa. To a great excitement and joy of the locals, Deputy PM and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokharel inaugurated the 103-kilometer Jajarkot-Dolpa road constructed by Nepal Army on Tuesday.

DOLPA, Nov 19: With the completion of the Jajarkot-Dolpa road section, preparation for the official inauguration of the vital road linking the capital of the largest district of the country has reached its final stage.

Dolpa connected to national road network

November 18, 2018 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Dunai, the headquarters of Dolpa, a trans-Himalayan district, has been connected to the national road network, thanks to the tireless efforts by the Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Ten people, seven men and three female were killed, two critically injured and one is missing after an overcrowded jeep veered off the road into the Thulo Bheri River in Dolpa, DSP Abdesh Bista of District Police Office, Dolpa said.

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DOLPA, Oct 6: Happiness knows no bounds for an elderly, Deepa Budha of Tripurasundari Municipality-9, Dolpa. In her twilight years, she has one of her long-cherished dreams fulfilled.“I had hoped but never imagined that I'd live to see my birthplace connected to the road network,” said Budha, now, 66.

DOLPA, Oct 5:  District Administration Office, Dolpa has decided to beef up security condition in all the eight local units of the district during the upcoming Dashain and Tihar festivals.

DOLPA, Oct 5: Happiness knows no bounds for an elderly, Deepa Budha of Tripurasundari Municipality-9, Dolpa. In her twilight years, she has one of her long-cherished dreams fulfilled.“

DOLPA, Sept 20: Of late, residents of some parts of Dolpa district are able to use telecommunication service only when there is sunlight. This is because of recent landslides that caused severe damages to the battery of solar panels installed at Nepal Telecom's tower.

No takers for Dolpa apples

September 14, 2018 04:00 am

DOLPA, Sept 14: ​Rangagaun village is known as 'apple capital' of Dolpa. And the village lives up to its reputation.

JAJARKOT, Sept 12:  The counting of the endangered wildlife, the snow leopard, has been concluded in Shey-Phoksundo National Park in Dolpa.

DOLPA,Aug 24: Chalgaadh hydroelectric center resumed supplying electricity after a month from Friday in Dolpa.

DOLPA, Aug 21: A dream seen by many Dolpa residents is 500 meters away from being realized: Dolpa being connected by road via Jajarkot. The work is being shouldered by Nepal Army and is nearing completion: 500 meters of road construction at Bheri corridor to connect one of the most remote parts of the country by vehicles. The road will be named Jajarkot-Dolpa.

DOLPA, Aug 21: Torrential rain-triggered landslide buried two houses and caved in a house.

DOLPA, Aug 18: Health workers of five-health posts of Tripurasunadari Municipality of Dolpa have been deprived of their salaries for the last four months.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: An independent group of youths from Dolpa district has vented their ire against the plan of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to field senior leader Bam Dev Gautam in a re-poll after forcing the elected lawmaker from the district Dhan Bahadur Budha to resign.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: An independent group of youths from Dolpa district has vented their ire against the plan of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to field senior leader Bam Dev Gautam in a re-poll after forcing the elected lawmaker from the district Dhan Bahadur Budha to resign.

DOLPA, July 31: The government has been distributing subsidized rice to the people living in the remote and mountain districts since long. However, the locals of the mountain district Dolpa have stopped buying the rice distributed by the government stating that it is expensive in comparison to the locally available rice.

DOLPA, July 4: It's been four days since Rajesh Hamal, one of the most popular actors of the Nepali film industry, has been stuck in Dolpa as his flights got delayed due to bad weather.On June 28, Hamal took a flight to district headquarters Dunai for attending a cultural program.

DOLPA, July 3: Nepali Cine Artist Rajesh Hamal has been stranded in Dolpa district due to lack of flights since last six days.

DOLPA, May 3: A fresh census of snow leopard has begun in Dolpa. According to Shey-Phoksundo National Park of Dolpa, the census is taking place with financial support from the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF).

DOLPA, May 2: As the date for picking Yarsagumba nears in Dolpa, there have been multiple arrests of those intending to smuggle the prized herb, a caterpillar fungus known for its purported aphrodisiacal properties.

DOLPA, April 29: Karnali Academy of Health and Sciences (KAHS) in coordination with the Nepal government has started a free treatment camp from Friday for the women of Dolpa who are suffering from uterine prolapse and other related diseases.

DOLPA, April 21: A woman died and three others were injured in a jeep accident occurred today at Tripurasundari Municipality-5 in Dopla, a mountainous district in Karnali province.

DOLPA, April 13: Three former ambassadors of India to Nepal have arrived for observing the natural beauty and religious heritages in Dolpa district.

Discovering Dolpa

March 3, 2018 12:20 pm

They were two friends who were poles apart. From their childhoods and hometowns to their identities and habits, they had nothing in common.

DOLPA, Feb 16: All five health facilities in Tripurasundari Municipality of Dolpa are facing chronic shortages of medicines. Though shortages have been prevalent since last November, it is yet to draw the attention of authorities concerned.

Snowfall affects life in Dolpa

February 14, 2018 07:13 am

DOLPA, Feb 14: Continuous snowfall in Dolpa district since Monday morning has severely affected normal life in the district. The locals have been confined to their homes as traveling to even the neighboring settlements has come to a grinding halt.

DOPLA, Jan 29: A group of nine local political leaders of Dolpa are currently in Nasik of India to study grape farming.

DOLPA, Jan 11: Property worth Rs 23.2 million rupees was destroyed by fire at Mudkechula rural municipality-9 of Dolpa district.

Heavy fire in Dolpa village

January 10, 2018 21:41 pm

DOLPA, Jan 10: At least seven houses were completely gutted in a heavy fire that broke out in Horta Village of Mudkechula Rural Municipality in Dolpa district this evening.

DOLPA, Dec 8: CPN-UML candidate, Nanda Singh Budha won with 5490 votes from Dolpa provice 1 'A', the district's Chief Election Officer informed.

DOLPA, Nov 26: Two polling centers in upper Dolpa still remain out of contact. Contact with the Gherang polling center in Charkatangsong rural municipality and Kalang polling center of Dolpo Buddha rural municipality has not been established, the District Police Office said.

Voters from 52 polling centers out of 66 have started to cast their vote in Dolpa,a mountainous district,  from 7:30 am.

DOLPA, Nov 23: Around 30 CPN-UML cadres led by Sher Bahadur Buda and Angad Rana attacked two Nepali Congress agents and tied them to trees whole night at Chakartasog rural municipality of Dolpa.

Dolpa at high risk of climate change

November 10, 2017 15:18 pm

DOLPA, Nov 10: The Himalayan district, Dolpa, is at high risk from climate change effects.  This information was shared at a programme on 'climate change effects and the role of local level in mitigating it' organized in Dunai today.