KATHMANDU, Oct 2: A palanquin with 'fulpati' from the Dashain Ghar in Gorkha Durbar arrived in Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu today, on the seventh day of Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal.

GORKHA, Oct 2: A palanquin with 'fulpati' was dispatched to Hanumandhoka in Kathmandu from the Dashain Ghar at Gorkha Durbar today on the seventh day of Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal.

GORKHA, August 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started an investigation into the construction of a bridge where there is no road. The central office of the CIAA has started an investigation into the concrete bridge constructed over the Daraudi River in Gorkha.

Woman dies in road accident

July 18, 2022 14:45 pm

GORKHA, July 18: A woman died in a road accident in Ajirkot Rural Municipality- 3 on Monday morning.

Man found dead in a drain

July 14, 2022 12:30 pm

GORKHA, July 12: A dead body has been found in the headquarters of Gorkha. The dead body of 24-year-old Anish Ale Magar was found in a drain of the road leading to the municipality located in Gorkha Municipality-8 on Thursday morning.

GORKHA, July 6: A passenger bus has met with an accident at Ramche in Siranchowk Rural Municipality-4 of Gorkha district.

GORKHA, June 13: A nine-member team of the CPN (Maoist Center) has been elected unopposed in the District Coordination Committee (DCC), Gorkha.

GORKHA, June 4: Water scarcity problems continue in Gorkha despite construction of Rs 440 million Daraundi water project

KATHMANDU, May 18: The vote-counting in Palungtar Municipality-6 of Gorkha has been put off after it was found that the ballot box of one of the booths was not sealed.

GORKHA, May 16: The Nepali Congress (NC) has emerged victorious in Arughat Rural Municipality of Gorkha. NC candidates for Chairman and Vice Chairperson Raju Gurung and Kalpana Nepali received 5,556 votes and 5,361 votes, respectively.

GORKHA, Feb 10: A mentally challenged girl has been raped in Machakhola of Gorkha district. According to the parents of the victim, the 11-year-old girl was raped by a driver on Tuesday evening.

GORKHA, Feb 8: Two children of Barpak who went to play in the snow have been out of contact for the past five days. Saila Ghale, 16, of Barpak Sulikot Rural Municipality-1 and Karan Ghale of the same age of Ward Number 2 who went to Laprak five days ago have been missing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The renowned Manakamana Temple in Gorkha district will remain closed from Thursday. A meeting of the Manakamana Area Development Trust on Tuesday decided not to conduct any kind of worship activities, citing the increasing risk of COVID-19 once again, under the direction of the cabinet.

GORKHA, Jan 10: CPN-UML Gorkha has concluded its seventh district convention in Gorkha. Prem Gurung has been unanimously re-elected for a second term by the convention. Krishna Nepali and Kazi Ram Roka have been elected as District Committee Vice Chairperson and Secretary respectively.

MCC should be passed: Minister Khand

December 25, 2021 17:00 pm

GORKHA, Dec 25: Minister for Home Affairs Bal Krishna Khand has claimed that the US-funded Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) compact agreement should be endorsed through parliament at the earliest possible date as it is a request put forth by Nepal itself to accelerate the pace of the country’s development.

GORKHA, Nov 16: An ambulance belonging to Gorkha Hospital (Ga 1 Cha 2406) met with an accident Tuesday morning as it was heading toward Satipipal from Thulo Aagan to take a patient.

Nepal Army truck turns turtle in Gorkha

November 15, 2021 10:45 am

GORKHA, Nov 15: A Nepal Army truck has met with an accident while returning to Bhachchek of Ajirkot village, according to Major Prakash Pariyar of the Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: A 4.3 magnitude aftershock from the 7.6 magnitude Gorkha earthquake occurred early morning today with its epicenter at Manabu in Gorkha district, said the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre. The aftershock took place at 4:09 am.

Preparation for national census begins

September 14, 2021 11:35 am

CHITWAN, Sept 14: As part of the preparation of the national census 2078 BS, the district census office here organized training for supervisors in seven local levels.

GORKHA, August 11: A team of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) has returned from Northern Gorkha after conducting a field study of the region on Wednesday.

GORKHA, August 10: An 11-year-old girl was subjected to repeated abuse from her own father for over two years. The incident came to light after the girl revealed her father’s acts to her aunt, who filed a complaint with the police.

GORKHA, August 9: Two men have been arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl of Palungtar Municipality-4 in Gorkha. According to police, the young girl had been seriously ill after being repeatedly abused by her father and uncle.

GORKHA, August 4: Landslide in Gorkha has destroyed a suspension bridge connecting the Chumnumbri Rural Municipality 6 and 7. The bridge was destroyed by a landslide Tuesday night.

GORKHA, August 2: The construction of a motorable bridge connecting Dharche Rural Municipality and Chumnubri Rural Municipality in Gorkha has been completed after a decade. The 25-meter long bridge was constructed at the cost of Rs 2.4 million.

GORKHA, July 7: A police constable stationed at Samagaun of northern Gorkha district has gone missing since June 15. According to Shekhar Khanal, Deputy Superintendent of Police of the district, police constable Mohan Singh Kunwar has been out of contact for three weeks.

GORKHA, July 3: Two people were killed when a house was buried by a landslide at Siranchowk Rural Municipality-7 of Gorkha district, Friday night.

GORKHA, July 3: A concrete bridge in Gorkha district, connecting Barpak and Baluwa of Ajirkot Rural Municipality-4 over the Daraundi River has been severely damaged.

According to Bhimsen Shrestha, the chief of administration for Chumnubri Rural Municipality, there has not been a single PCR test conducted in the rural municipality so far.

GORKHA, May 10: Patients affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are being treated outside the Gorkha Hospital as of Sunday evening.

GORKHA, April 30: As many as 62 people of a single village in Gorkha district have tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

KATHMANDU, April 25: The sixth memorial day of the Gorkha Earthquake that occurred six years ago is being observed on Sunday by conducting various awareness programs while maintaining health safety standards. On the occasion, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has organized workshops regarding the impacts of earthquakes, the lessons learned and the achievements made so far by the agency. According to the NRA Joint-spokesperson Manohar Ghimire, work papers will be presented at the program and experts will comment on them as well.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The renowned Manakamana, Gorakhnath and Gorkhkali temples will remain closed from Wednesday until the end of the Nepali month of Baisakh (mid-May). The District Administration Office, Gorkha, has announced that all monasteries, temples, churches, and mosques in the district will be closed till mid-May.

GORKHA, Mar 1: A 14-year-old girl was held captive for a week and raped in Gorkha district.

GORKHA, Feb 9: Three incidents of rape and attempted rape have been reported in five days in Gorkha. Between February 2 and February 7, a total of three such incidents were reported to the police station.

Four years old girl raped in school

February 8, 2021 12:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: A 4-year-old girl studying in grade 1 was raped in her school in Gorkha. Police have arrested a 13-year-old boy of the same school on the charge of raping the girl in a toilet of the school.

Man killed in accident

December 13, 2020 11:37 am

GORKHA, Dec 13: A man died after being crushed by the bus he had been travelling in. The accident took place at Thalajung in Siranchowk Rural Municipality-2.

Son thrashes father to death in Gorkha

December 3, 2020 11:38 am

GORKHA, Nov 12: A man has ‘died after being thrashed’ by his son at Dhansar of  Siranchowk Rural Municipality-8 in Gorkha district.

GORKHA, Nov 30: The District Administration Office (DAO) in Gorkha has asked all the local level governments in the district to stop operation of crusher industries that are making illegal excavation of sands and stones.

GORKHA, Nov 26: Even as the the government is introducing stringent laws against the preparators of this crime, the number of rape cases in Gorkha district has shown no sign of abating.

The decision is not acceptable to the federal government: Home Ministry

GORKHA, Nov 2: The blacktopping on the Chhewetar section of the Bahrakulo-Barpak road in Gorkha has already started peeling off though it was constructed only on Sunday evening.

GORKHA, Oct 23: A palanquin with 'fulpati' has been dispatched to Hanumandhoka in Kathmandu from the Dashain Ghar at Gorkha Durbar today on the seventh day of Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal. Fulpati is a collection of seven different plants that are considered auspicious during Dashain.

GORKHA, Oct 8: The prince of Bahrain Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa along with his team of 20 other members visited Samagaun of Gorkha district.

Citizenship at 77!

September 24, 2020 19:05 pm

GORKHA, Sept 24:An elderly woman from Gorkha’s Dharche Rural Municipality-6, Yarsa, has obtained her citizenship certificate in her late seventies.

Gorkha lifts two-week lockdown

August 31, 2020 11:26 am

GORKHA, Aug 31: The two-week-long lockdown enforced in Gorkha to contain further spread of COVID-19 came to an end on Sunday.

GORKHA, Aug 23: The COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC), Gorkha, has decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in the district for another seven days.

GORKHA, Aug 2: A laborer on duty died along the Arughat-Larke road section here in the district.

GORKHA, July 4: A male patient, who was undergoing treatment at the Gorkha Hospital, has succumbed to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).


April 25, 2020 19:00 pm

The Week in Pictures for the week April 19-25, 2020.

GORKHA, April 24: Five years have shot by since a major earthquake hit Nepal. Gorkha -- the epicenter of the earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale -- was almost completely destroyed by that earthquake in April 2015. Five years since that day, Gorkha now wears a different look.