KATHMANDU, April 19: Three people have lost their lives on the spot and 52 others were injured when a bus carrying attendees of a wedding procession met with an accident in Sindhupalchok's Dwarawati area.

SINDHUPALCHOWK Feb 21: A total 1,051 local people in Sindhupalchowk have taken services in the free eye camps organized by Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Kathmandu, and Tilganga Community Eye Centre, Melamchi.

Tremor felt in Sindhupalchowk

January 4, 2024 11:46 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter Scale was recorded in Sindhupalchowk at 10:17 AM today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Tremors of earthquake measuring 5 Richter scale were felt in Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas on Sunday night.

Two killed in accident in Sindhupalchowk

September 3, 2023 08:33 am

KATHMANDU, Sep 3: An accident occurred in Sindhupalchowk when a four-wheeler, en route from Dolakha to Kathmandu, resulted in two fatalities and left six individuals in critical condition.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: The Millennium Challenge Account Nepal Development Committee (MCA-Nepal) has embarked on the crucial phase of land acquisition in the Sindhupalchowk region to pave the way for the construction of a vital transmission line.

Earthquake jolts Sindhupalchowk

July 10, 2023 14:22 pm

KATHMANDU, July 10: An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale and with its epicenter at Bahrabise of Sindhupalchok, was recorded at 12.47PM on Monday, said the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, Lainchaur.

Two died in a motorcycle accident

May 31, 2023 17:25 pm

SINDUPALCHOWK, May 31: Two persons died on the spot in a motorcycle accident last night at Sangachowkgadhi Municipality-4, Chautara of Sindhupalchowk.

Tremors felt in Sindhupalchowk

May 28, 2023 14:42 pm

KATHMANDU, May 28: An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Sindhupalchowk today.

MELAMCHI, Nov 25: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Mohan Bahadur Basnet has won the election to the House of Representatives (HoR) from Sindhupalchok electoral constituency no 2. He defeated CPN-UML candidate Sher Bahadur Tamang by a margin of 11,874 votes.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The CPN (Maoist Center) has finalized its candidates for all the three seats allocated by the ruling coalition in Sindhupalchowk.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 28: Incessant rains since Saturday have caused damage to various places in the district. Efforts made to control the Melamchi river and reduce damage in the district have failed as the river changed its course due to heavy downpour.

Melamchi-Helambu road blocked

August 28, 2022 10:17 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 28: The Melamchi-Helambu road has been blocked for traffic at Melamchi Municipality-11 due to floods triggered by heavy rainfall last night. Regular traffic has been affected after flood water from the nearby river entered the road near Seemkhet, according to the Area Police Office, Melamchi.

KATHMANDU, July 8: In Sindhupalchowk district, which has been facing natural calamities every year, inter-municipal discussions have been intensified for monsoon preparedness and disaster response.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 14: The District Administration Office of Sindhupalchowk has started distributing e-passports (digital passport) from Sunday to its service seekers.

Two murdered in Khukuri attack

February 7, 2022 10:31 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK: Two persons were murdered in a Khukuri attack in Upper Chimling of Balefi Rural Municipality-7 on Sunday evening.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 20: A motorcyclist died on the spot in a road accident at the Balefi-Sukute section along the Araniko highway on Saturday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 10: A person died and five others were injured when a bus bound for Kathmandu from Helambu in Sindhupalchowk district met with an accident on Wednesday at Ichowk at Helambu.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 17: At least 35 people were injured in a bus accident that took place Sunday near Six Kilo of Lamosanghu-Jiri road section in Sindhupalchowk.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 26: Local authorities concerned have launched COVID-19 vaccination drive against COVID-19 to 20,000 flood survivors of Helambu-Melamchi.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 25: At least two people were killed and 41 others injured as a passenger bus met with an accident in Sukute-Thokarpa section of the road in Sunkoshi Rural Municipality on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Incessant rain in Sindhupalchowk district has put 34 homes in Melamchi Municipality-8 at the risk of landslides. The ongoing risk of landslides has put human settlements in the region at risk.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Floods started from the influence of Pemdang Stream and Melamchi Stream following the incessant rains on June 15 got blocked at one point of the Melamchi River and it turned more violent as it got mixed with landslide deposition, causing further river erosion. As a result, the Melamchi Bazaar and adjoining settlement suffered a significant loss, according to senior divisional geologist Baskota.

Sindhupalchowk, August 11: Melamchi Municipality has brought in five machines to take the Melamchi and Indrawati rivers back to their original courses. According to Mayor Dambar Aryal, the work to change the rivers’ courses will be completed in 10 days if everything goes as planned.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 10: The massive flood that occurred on June 16 damaged roads, and suspension and motorable bridges in the western belt of Sindhupalchowk. The collapse of bridges in different locations severed road connection to Helambu, Panchpokhari Thangpal, various villages of Melamchi Municipality and Indrawati Rural Municipality.

KATHMANDU, August 2: A massive flood that occurred in Melamchi following heavy rain on Saturday swept away 46 houses and two bridges.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 21: Construction of temporary housing for flood survivors of Helambu Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district has begun.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The government has declared Sindhupalchowk and Manang districts as disaster-hit zones until mid-October this year. These districts recorded significant loss of lives and property in mid-June this year due to monsoon-induced disaster.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Sindhupalchowk Service Society -- UAE, Sindhupalchowk Society – South Korea and Sindhupalchowk Service Society-- Kuwait have provided financial support to the flood-hit households.

KATHMANDU, June 20: People's representatives of Melamchi Municipality-1, Sindhupalchowk have decided to contribute their one month's salary for the relief and rehabilitation fund meant for the flood survivors. A meeting of the representatives held on Saturday made a decision to this effect, according to ward chair Krishna Prasad Chaulagain.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 18: Three foreign nationals have died after they were swept away by flash floods in the Melamchi rivulet and the Indrawati rivulet following incessant rains in Sindhupalchok district. Thirteen persons are still missing in the floods.

SINDHUPALCKOWK, Oct 7: Reconstruction of more than 81,000 earthquake-ravaged houses in Sindhupalchowk district has been completed so far.

Speaker of HoR, Sapkota reaches the incident site

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 1: With one more dead body recovered from the landslide debris on Tuesday morning, the number of people dying after being buried in a landslide in Lidi, Sindhupalchowk district, has climbed to 37.

DHARAN/ SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 23: In view of rising COVID-19 cases, the district administration offices (DAOs) in Sunsari and Sindhupalchowk have extended ongoing prohibitory orders for another week.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 21: Nine people, who had gone missing in the landslide debris at Lidi in Jugal Rural Municipality last week, are still missing.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Death toll in a massive landslide at Lidi in Jugal Rural Municipality has climbed to 22 as three more dead bodies were recovered on Monday morning.

21 still missing in the landslide

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 15: The death toll in a massive landslide at Golche Lidi of Jugal Rural Municipality-2 has reached 12 with one more dead body recovered from the landslide debris. Twenty seven others are still missing in the landslide.

Eleven landslide victims identified

August 15, 2020 11:31 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 15: Eleven people, who died in the landslide that took place at Lidi in Jugal Rural Municipality-2 on Friday morning, have been identified. Two men, four women and five children died in the incident, according to the District Police Office, Sindhupalchowk.

4 killed, 34 still missing

Bahrabise Municipality and Bhotekoshi, Jugal, Panchpokharai and Helambu Rural Municipalities are among the areas worst affected by the landslides, floods

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 3: Ten people were killed in two separate incidents of landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in Sindhupalchowk on Sunday night. One person injured severely in the incident was rescued alive Monday morning.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 29: Two females of Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality-4, Fulpingkatti Village who had gone missing in the landslide a week ago, were found dead on Wednesday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 27: Sindhupalchowk district where two persons have already succumbed to the coronavirus disease, reported being Corona free on Monday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 16: Five women of a family were buried in a landslide at Phulpinkatti, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality-4, on Thursday morning. Of them, one lost her life while four others are missing.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 10: It has been difficult to carry out a rescue operation in flood-hit regions in Sindhupalchowk district as the Bhotekoshi river is full of debris.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 9: The speaker for the House of Representatives, Agni Prasad Sapkota  arrived in the flood-hit region on Thursday afternoon.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 9:  Two people died and at least 20 others have gone missing in flash floods triggered by incessant rainfall in three different settlements along the Bhotekoshi Corridor in Sindhupalchowk district at around 1 am on Thursday. The swollen river and other local streams as a result of the incessant rainfall throughout the night have swept away as many as 33 houses.