May 26, 2023 11:24 am
KIMATHANKA, May 26: A 21-year-old girl was murdered this morning at Ghimiregaun in Khandbari Municipality-1, Sankhuwasabha.
May 22, 2023 17:30 pm
KATHMANDU, May 22: The electricity transmission line of the 900 megawatt Arun-III hydropower project under construction in Sankhuwasabha is going to be built in seven districts. The Arun-III project is going to build 597 towers for the transmission line in Sankhuwasabha, Bhojpur, Khotang, Udayapur, Siraha, Mahottari and Dhanusha districts.
May 5, 2023 15:29 pm
KATHMANDU, May 5: Three of the people onboard a Simrik Air helicopter which crashed in Sankhuwasabha on Friday are said to have sustained severe injuries, according to the District Administration Office, Sankhuwasabha. Rescue efforts are underway with the help of a Nepal Army helicopter, said Administrative Officer Bhogendra Shrestha.
May 5, 2023 14:44 pm
KATHMANDU, May 5: A helicopter belonging to Simrik Air crashed in Sankhuwasabha district on Friday.
May 5, 2023 13:56 pm
KATHMANDU, May 5: A helicopter has crashed in Sankhuwasabha.
April 12, 2023 18:15 pm
KATHMANDU, April 12: The government's attention has been drawn to open the Kimathanka border crossing with China in Sankhuwasabha district.
April 8, 2023 08:30 am
KATHMANDU, April 8: Locals of Sankhuwasabha have demanded the government to take initiative to open Kimathanka border point.
July 5, 2022 17:20 pm
KATHMANDU, July 5: The District Court, Sankhuwasabha, has sentenced four persons to life imprisonment for the murder of six members of the same family in the district.
June 1, 2022 14:24 pm
KIMATHANKA, June 1: Two people were buried to death in a landslide at Nundhaki of Chainpur Municipality-1 in Sankhuwasabha district Wednesday morning.
March 10, 2022 17:00 pm
KIMATHANKA, March 10: The identities of all the 14 deceased of Sankhuwasabha bus accident have been ascertained.
March 10, 2022 13:25 pm
KIMATHANKA, March 10: The identities of 10 people who died in a bus accident in Madi Municipality-6 of Sankhuwasabha have been revealed. The identities of 10 people killed and five injured in the bus accident have been revealed, police said.
March 10, 2022 11:54 am
KHANDBARI, March 10: As many as 14 people died when a passenger-ferrying bus en route to Damak, Jhapa from Okharbote Bazaar of Madi, Sankhuwasava met with an accident at Madi Municipality-6, Saatghumti at 7:30 this morning.
March 10, 2022 10:03 am
KATHMANDU, March 10: A passenger bus met with an accident in Sankhuwasabha on Thursday morning killing at least 10 people onboard. The ill-fated bus (Ba 4 Kha 735) left for Sunsari's Dharan met with an accident at Saatghumti, Madi Municipality-6.
January 10, 2022 15:17 pm
KHANDBARI, Jan 10: CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has reached Sankhuwasabha district for the inauguration ceremony of the Eighth District Convention and party entry program.
November 6, 2021 11:19 am
KIMATHANKA, Nov 6: Province no 1 Chief Minister Rajendra Rai has said the name of the province would be finalized soon after discussing it in the provincial assembly. Talking to journalists at Tumlingtar of Sankhuwasabha on Friday, he said the province name would be decided on the basis of identity and multi-identity through consensus after discussing it in the provincial parliament.
November 1, 2021 11:35 am
KIMATHANKA, Nov 1: Two Chinese nationals have been arrested with illegal drugs from Buddha Hotel at Tumlingtar in Khandbari Municipality-9 of Sankhuwasabha district.
September 6, 2021 13:24 pm
SANKHUWASABHA, September 6: Six members of the same family were hacked to death by an unknown group last night in Madi Municipality-1 of Sankhuwasabha.
December 28, 2020 08:40 am
MORANG, Dec 28: The police and an unidentified group believed to be belonging to the underground armed outfit led by Netra Bikram Chanda ‘Biplab’ exchanged fire in Chainpur of Sankuwasaba district on Sunday afternoon.
July 12, 2020 14:45 pm
DHANKUTA, July 12: As many as 11 people are missing in Silongchong Rural Municipality in Sankhuwasabha district since Saturday night after eight houses in the village were swept away by a massive landslide triggered by incessant rainfall.
December 19, 2019 08:08 am
Perhaps no single development issue attracted as much attention, controversy and debate in the early nineties as the Arun III Hydro Project, located on the Arun River in Sankhuwasabha district. This project was identified by a JICA reconnaissance study in the Koshi basin, and screened further on the basis of energy capacity, distance from the load centre, accessibility, and rough cost benefit analysis.
December 12, 2019 12:21 pm
SANKHUWASABHA, Dec 12: An unidentified group of people on Wednesday night set the ward office of Madi municipality-5 in the district on fire.
October 24, 2019 10:31 am
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The government has issued the survey license for 1,061 MW Upper Arun Hydroelectricity Project, a peaking run of river power project situated in the eastern mountainous district of Sankhuwasabha.
September 18, 2019 11:43 am
SANKHUWASABHA, Sept 18: At least six persons have gone missing when a jeep plunged into Arun River at Dharmadevi rural municipality of Sankhuwasabha district on Tuesday night.
August 4, 2019 17:30 pm
KATHMANDU, August 4: The Arun III Hydropower Project based in Sankhuwasabha district has reported 22 percent in physical construction . The 900-megawatt project is being developed by the Satlaj Jal Vidyut Nigam
July 14, 2019 14:55 pm
SANKHUWASABHA, July 14: As many as 50 houses in Makalu Rural Municipality of Sankhuwasabha have been facing high risk of landslide.
September 20, 2018 07:51 am
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Delay in building infrastructure like access road and electricity supply, among others, have affected many development projects. One example is Hongshi Shivam Cement Pvt Ltd in Nawalparasi.
July 25, 2018 05:00 am
SANKHUWASABHA, July 25: Locals of Silonchong Rural Municipality-3 of Sankhuwasabha district have been facing threats from tigers since months. Tigers have been entering Yachamkha and Lakuwa villages of the rural municipality to prey on goats and pigs.
May 16, 2018 20:33 pm
MAKALU, May 16: Farmers of Shankhuwasabha are getting united for the development of cardamom farming. Farmers have rolled up their sleeves by forming a 25-member cardamom farmers committee to excel in the black gold farming in Makalu rural municipality-3 of late.
December 23, 2017 01:25 am
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Acting on a writ petition, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the Election Commission (EC) and the returning officers to submit votes cast in the elections and other documents in relation to parliamentary elections in Sankhuwasabha.
December 11, 2017 19:38 pm
SANKHUWASABHA, Dec 11: CPN-UML candidate Rajendra Prasad Gautam has been elected to the House of Representatives, defeating Nepali Congress candidate Dipak Khadka with a margin of 1,130 votes.
November 14, 2017 15:39 pm
SANKHUWASABHA, Nov 14: A vehicle carrying candidates of leftist alliance for election publicity has been ambushed at Sabhapokhari rural municipality this morning.
November 7, 2017 04:00 am
DHANKUTA, Nov 7: The upcoming first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections slated for November 26 has gripped Sankhuwasabha district as well. As the day nears, the district with a total of 105,085 voters is keenly anticipating who would win the election battles and what would the future representatives have in store for them.
April 21, 2017 13:28 pm
KATHMANDU, April 21: Deputy Prime Minister Bimilendra Nidhi has instructed the concerned government bodies to make all arrangement for preempting human loss by clearing the blocked confluence of Arun rive and Barun river with great caution.
December 25, 2016 18:15 pm
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Dipin Kumar Shrestha has been elected the President of Sankhuwasabha District Committee of the Nepali Congress through lucky draw.
August 28, 2016 17:51 pm
DHANKUTA, Aug 28: People of Sankhuwasabha district offered a final condolence to the late folk and modern singer, Khem Raj Gurung on Sunday.
July 24, 2016 15:16 pm
KATHMANDU, July 24: United World Schools-Nepal (UWS-Nepal) has completed its first round of construction of schools in the Sankhuwasabha district.