DAMAK, Nov 9: Police on Tuesday morning impounded four trucks with 50 bulls which were being taken to Jhapa from Morang. A joint team of Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force had arrested the drivers and taken the trucks under control at 4 am. According to the security forces, the bulls were being taken to India.
DAMAK, Nov 3: A shift from regular electricity to solar power has come as a relief for residents of Gauradaha in Jhapa district. Locals who had to pay a minimum of Rs 130 per month on electricity bills now have to pay Rs 105 only, thanks to the installation of a solar-powered water pump in their locality. Of the paid amount, Rs 5 will be used for the payment of the community water tap.
DAMAK, Nov 3: An electric wire fence, which was set up without permission from the local administration to prevent elephants from entering human settlements, claimed the lives of two individuals in Buddha Shanti Rural Munipality-4 of Jhapa on Saturday.
JHAPA, Sept 14: Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said people's faith and trust on the Communist movement is further deepening and a Communist government will lead the country for the next 50 years.
PANCHTHAR, June 2: Police have arrested Padma Tamang, the mastermind of murdering a 15-years old teenage girl, from Damak, Jhapa. A special team of the police arrested Tamang while working in a hotel in Damak.
JHAPA, April 26: Two persons died in separate incidents in Jhapa in the past 24 hours. Umesh Hingmang, 40, of Nagi-6, Panchthar and currently living at Kankai municipality-1 was severely injured after a government vehicle hit his bicycle at Durgapur of Kankai-1 along the East-West Highway.
DAMAK, March 12: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club has clinched its third Jhapa Gold cup title defeating home team Jhapa XI in the final match played at Doma Lal Rajbanshi Stadium in Birtamode on Monday.
DAMAK, March 9: Home team Jhapa XI has inched closer to the championship defeating Three Star Club in a semifinal match to seal a spot in the final of the ongoing Jhapa Gold Cup in Damak, Jhapa on Friday. This is Jhapa’s fourth straight final in as many years of tournament. However, they are yet to win one.
DAMAK, March 8: Menuka Kafle, the chairperson of Kamal Rural Municipality of Jhapa district, is the only woman chief in entire Province 1. It has now been one-and-a-half years since she has been serving in the capacity of the chairperson of a rural municipality.
DAMAK, March 7: Three Star Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Magmag fourth Jhapa Gold Cup football tournament defeating the departmental team Nepal Police Club 3-0 in the tie-breaker in Jhapa on Wednesday.
DAMAK, March 4: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fourth Magmag Jhapa Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 win over Morang XI Football Club in Jhapa on Sunday.
DAMAK, Jan 20: Dissatisfied with the rate of compensation fixed by the local authorities, most locals have refused the compensation being provided for the land acquired for the Chinese-funded Nepal China Friendly Industrial Park in Damak, Jhapa district.
JHAPA, Dec 20: A leader of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has gone missing from Jhapa district since Wednesday morning. Police have initiated a search for NCP leader Dipak Bhandari after he went out of contact from his residence in Mechinagar-10.
DAMAK, Dec 15: Of late, there has been a marked rise in murder, kidnapping and robbery among other crimes along the Nepal-India border in Jhapa district. Taking advantage of the open border, criminals find it convenient to cross over to India after committing crime in Nepal.
DAMAK, Dec 10: An electrocardiogram (ECG) machine at a health post of Gauradaha Municipality in Jhapa is left unused in the absence of technicians to operate it. This machine was provided by the municipality for examining heart patients.
DAMAK, Dec 7: The land acquisition process of the much-hyped Damak Clean Industrial Estate to be constructed with the financial assistance of the Chinese government in Jhapa has kicked off. The industrial estate has already started the process to distribute compensation for 411 bighas (one bigha is equal to o.4 acre) of land.
DAMAK, Dec 3: Every morning, elected representatives of Kamal Rural Municipality and Damak Municipality of Jhapa gather in Damak Chowk. After discussing about current issues and development works, they enter their study rooms. They belong to various age groups starting from 30 to 70 years. These days, they have been learning computer courses together.
DAMAK, Nov 29: On Sunday, a fire in Shivasatakshi Municipality of Jhapa killed four members of the same family. The municipality did not have its own fire engine and the locals had to wait for two hours for a fire engine from another local unit to arrive at the scene. Locals are wondering if the family could have been saved if their municipality had its own fire engine.
JHAPA, Oct. 25: Issuing a 12-point declaration against crime control, all 15 local governments in Jhapa district have promised to regulate alcohol sale and distribution in the district from January 15, 2019.
DAMAK, Oct 11: Youths of Jhapa have taken initiative to build a children's shelter in Damak to safeguard the rights of disabled and orphaned children. Nine youths contributed funds to build 'Hamro Baal Ashram' in Damak-2.
DAMAK, Oct 9: Tea laborers have been protesting for the last 12 days in Jhapa demanding implementation of minimum wage fixed by the government. Picking tea leaves has been halted. The government is yet to address concerns of those tea laborers to address their problems though a government panel has reached to the industries and has also taken stock of the matter and also discussed on the matters of tea laborers.