KATHMANDU, Sep 4: Elected representatives of Dolpa have made an intriguing claim, asserting the discovery of a lake situated at a higher altitude than the famed Tilicho Lake in Manang. This remarkable revelation has emanated from the region of Phalgaon in Dolpobuddha Rural Municipality, Dolpa.
BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 20: Clashes have been reported at the polling station in Tripura Sundari Municipality-5. The dispute arose when a person went to cast his vote claiming that he had his name in the voter’s list but actually his name was not there.
DOLPA, May 22: The collection of Yarsagumba or the caterpillar fungus in Dolpa district will be open for the public from May 25. This was decided by an all-party meeting convened by the District Coordination Committee (DCC) Dolpa.
SURKHET, Dec 27: With the onset of snowfall, border police posts and other outposts in the upper parts of Dolpa, Humla and Mugu have been merged with the District Police Office at the district headquarters. According to the Karnali Province Police Office, eight police posts in three districts have been merged into the district police office.
DOLPA, July 27: Police have arrested 53-year-old Bir Bahadur Bam, ward member of Tripurasundari Rural Municipality-6 of Fulching, elected from the Nepali Congress (NC), on the charge of attempted rape of a 26-year-old female of the same municipality.
DOLPA, June 4: Each house in Upper Dolpa has patients having the symptoms of COVID-19. According to local health workers, patients showing the symptoms similar to COVID-19 have been found in Dolpo Buddha Rural Municipality.
DOLPA, May 30: The second wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has affected both residents and health workers in the district. A doctor serving at Dolpa District Hospital tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.
SURKHET, April 4: The Karnali State government has started sending food items to the mountainous districts in the State via air. The State government decided to supply foodstuffs to Humla, Dolpa and Mugu districts through private aircraft. In case of Humla and Dolpa, air service is the only means of transportation.
DOLPA, Mar 4: With more than 80 people suffering from common cold and fever in Tripura Sundari Municipality-1 in Dolpa district, the local residents are in a state of panic as the symptoms are similar to that of the deadly COVID-19.
JUMLA, Dec 22: Dozens of patients who reach Karnali Aayurveda Aaushadalaya, Jumla, from several remote villages of the district as well as from Mugu, Kalikot and Dolpa everyday have no choice but to return disappointed due to the lack of medicines at the Aayurvedic health center. According to the patients, not even a single medicine is available at the center for the last one month.
JUMLA, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall in the high hills of the Karnali region since Thursday evening has brought the air service to a complete halt. All the four airports of Karnali -- Jumla, Dolpa, Humla and Mugu airports -- remain closed. There is over a feet of snow on the runway of the airports.
Binod Shahi, president of Snow Yak Foundation, came in the top 50 out of 37,000 teachers in the Global Teacher Prize 2018. Shahi was recognized for his immense contribution in providing education to children of Dolpa, a part of Karnali Pradesh in Nepal.
DOLPA, July 22: Even though the world has gone digital, electricity is still a mere dream for several villages in the remote district of Dolpa. Amid this grim scenario, Lwaki village here has however been lucky about power recently. This has greatly excited the locals as they feel the new development would add to their quality of life and opportunities.
DOLPA, July 5: Every year after mid-May, crowds of people throng Dolpa - the largest district of the country - in order to pick yarsagumba, a prized fungus with medicinal properties. Everyone seems to be in a rush to collect as many yarsa as possible to make more money.
JAJARKOT, June 25: People of four local levels in Dolpa have been deprived of banking facilities at their locality. Dolpo Budhha rural municipality, Shey Phoksundo rural municipality, Chharka Tang song rural municipality and Kaike rural municipality do not yet have any banking facility in the community.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Two parallel administrative centers have been in existence for the past two years in Thulibheri Municipality of Dolpa, following a dispute among the local representatives over the center of the local unit.