OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 1: The chairman of the District Coordination Committee (DCC) Okhaldhunga, Dilliram Khanal, has passed away. He was 73.

OKHALDHUNGA, June 30: A woman died after consuming poisonous mushrooms in Okhaldhunga. The deceased has been identified as Kalpana Sharma, 24, of Chisankhugadhi Rural Municipality-7.

OKHALDHUNGA, June 23: Three members of a family died after a landslide buried their house following a heavy rainfall in Okhaldhunga district last night.

OKHALDHUNGA, April 30: A woman has died after being hit by a lighting strike. Devmaya Budhathoki, 57, of Khijidemba Rural Municipality-2 was seriously injured due to lightning strike on Saturday afternoon. She succumbed to the injuries, Police Inspector Devendra Das of District Police Office, Okhaldhunga said.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called for immediate rescue of the people injured in a jeep accident that took place in Okhaldhunga today.

OKHALDHUNGA, March 5:  Two people died in a road accident that took place in Okhaldhunga this morning. The accident involving a passenger jeep took place near Rahutar in Ward No. 3 of Chishankhugadhi Rural Municipality.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Nepali Congress(NC) candidate Ram Hari Khatiwada has been elected as a member of House of Representatives (HoR) from Okhaldhunga.

OKHALDHUNGA, April 13: Two policemen died in a jeep accident here today. The jeep (Ba 17 Cha 1094) was going to Biratnagar from Solukhumbu when it met with the accident near Bhadare Khola, Manebhanjyang Rural Municipality-6, Okhaldhunga district.

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 17: Police personnel have been barred from using social media apps like TikTok in Okhaldhunga district. The District Police Office, Okhaldhunga, has instructed all police personnel working in the district not to spend their time using entertainment apps like TikTok.

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 15: Police on Monday arrested three boys on the charge of gang-raping a girl in Okhaldhunga.

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 27: A Bolero jeep met with an accident this morning at Siddhadanda of Champadevi rural municipaiy-5 in Okhaldhunga, killing one on the spot and leaving others three injured. The District Police Office has confirmed the death of Santosh Bishwakarma, 55, of the same locality.

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 18: Local people of Solu Dudhkunda municipality-11, Tingla here in the district have staged a protest demanding electricity for their village.

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 14: As vehicles and two-wheelers in huge numbers run on the narrow roads of Okhaldhunga, it has been extremely difficult for pedestrians to commute in the market area of the district's headquarters.

OKHALDHUNGA, Dec 21: After six years of signing contract, the contractor has resumed construction of bridge over Molung River at Mandre Dobhan. The bridge would connect Okhaldhunga district headquarters to the western side of Saghutar of Ramechhap district.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 2: The only district hospital at Solukhumbu's Phaplu is without any doctors at present, as none of the doctor chose to work in Solukhumbu following the adjustment process of health workers.  Due to this, patients are obliged to run to hospitals in Kathmandu and Okhaldhunga for even small medical needs.

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OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 2: Although contractor Rajendra Construction Company won the bid of constructing a bridge over Molung river at Mandre Dovan in Okhaldhunga along Okhaldhunga-Saghutar road section some six years ago, the bridge has not been completed yet.

PANCHTHAR, Sept 9: American fall armyworm has become a nuisance for farmers in the hilly areas of Province 1, of late. The pest which was earlier found in Okhaldhunga in the mid-hills has been spreading widely because of lack of mechanism for its control.

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: Maize planted in 5,700 hectares of land in Okhaldhunga district has been damaged due to drought. The crop was damaged by the drought caused between mid-May to mid-July.

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: The locals of Palapu in Champadevi Rural Municipality of Okhaldhunga district have been spending sleepless nights after a tiger killed 21 goats and injured a local in a span of just three days.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: A total of Rs 276.3 billion has been spent on post-earthquake reconstruction that includes government buildings, educational institutions, health centers and archeological heritages, among others.

GAIGHAT, July 18: The Siddhicharan highway linking Katari of Udayapur to Okhaldhunga remains obstructed due to a landslide at Tanthi in ward no. 8 of Katari municipality. As a result, travelers have been affected since the past one week.

KHOTANG, July 15: Various parts of Khotang and Okhaldhunga districts have been experiencing power cut for the past four days.

OKHALDHUNGA, May 30: Former Prime Minister as well as Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that only agreement and understanding can lead the country toward prosperity.

OKHALDHUNGA, May 26 :  Heavy wind storm, has blown the roof of school in Okhaldhunga which deprived their regular classes. Study was deprived in Patle Madhyamik Vidhyalaya of Molung  Rural Municipality-7.

OKHALDHUNGA, May 15: A ward member of Likhu Rural Municipality-3 of Okhaldhunga district, who allegedly raped a woman of the same ward more than a month ago, was arrested by the District Police Office (DPO) on Monday.

OKHALDHUNGA, April 2: The authorities are planning to construct an integrated settlement for 53 earthquake victim families of three local units in Okhaldhunga.

OKHALDHUNGA, March 31: At least six persons were killed and three others sustained injuries when a passenger jeep met with an accident in Okhaldhunga on Sunday.

OKHALDHUNGA, March 26: As instructed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Okhaldhunga District Administration Office has issued a circular for the residents of Okhaldhunga district to hand over all illegally acquired weapons.

Raped minor struggles with cancer

January 29, 2019 08:06 am

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 29: A 13-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her own father and abandoned by her mother has been suffering from cancer. After conducting tests in Kathmandu-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, it was revealed that the girl had symptoms of cancer in her right leg.

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 27: Putali Maya Rai of Ubu village was 16 when she got married. After five years, she lost her husband to an accident.

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 7: Rumjatar Airport of Okhaldhunga is all prepared to resume its flights from coming Tuesday after a closure of two years.

KHOTANG, Jun 7: Two people have been killed in a jeep accident in the district on Thursday .

OKHALDHUNGA, Nov 18: An unidentified group exploded a bomb at Sunkoshi rural municipality-7, Chyanamm of Okhaldhunga targeting the cadres of Nepali Congress and Left Alliance gathering. No human casualty has been reported and vehicles suffered minor damage. Sita Karki, police inspector said that investigation into the attack is underway.

Keen contest anticipated in Okhaldhunga

November 14, 2017 04:00 am

KHOTANG, Nov 14: Nine major and minor political parties have fielded their candidates for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections in Okhaldhunga district, indicating that the poll battles will be fierce.

Aftershock hits Okhaldhunga

July 2, 2017 10:46 am

OKHALDHUNGA, July 2: An aftershock of Gorkha Earthquake has hit Okhaldhunga at 7:43 am today, according to National Seismic Center.

SINDHULI, MARCH 14: Murder-convict Balkrishna Dhungel has been publicly felicitated in his home district, Okhaldhunga, amid a grand function, Monday.