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.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 9:  As many as 16 houses were swept away by floods triggered by incessant rainfall in two settlements along the Araniko Highway in Sindhupalchowk district at around 1am on Thursday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 22: With two more females diagnosed with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Monday, the Covid-19 tally in Sindhupalchowk has now reached 29 including one death case.

Sindhupalchowk, June 19: The number of coronavirus cases in Sindhupalchowk district has spiked to 24 with 18 fresh cases reported on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal reported the first ever death due to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country on Saturday.

SUKUTE, SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 28: Executive Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal along with his wife Sita enjoyed rafting in Bhotekoshi river on Friday afternoon.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 24: A considerable number of public offices have been rebuilt in Chautara of Sindhupalchowk after four years of the devastating earthquake of 2015.  According to the reconstruction authority, a total of 13 office buildings have been reconstructed while eight new ones have been built. A few hospital buildings and the district postal service building are yet to be built.

Police arrest campaigners

February 24, 2020 08:56 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 24: Police on Sunday arrested five campaigners protesting against the delay in the construction of a road section in Sindhupalchowk district.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 13: Even though Jugal Rural Municipality of Sindhupalchowk wrote to the Ministry of Health about some suspected cases of novel coronavirus-like disease in Gumba village on Tuesday, the district health authorities on  Wednesday, however, said that there is no need to panic since no such cases have been reported so far in that particular village.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 12: Though viral infection has gripped Gumbagaun of Jugal rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk district, it being coronavirus infection has been ruled out.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 9: Two police officials were injured when a drunken group attacked Tipeni Police Station in Sindhupalchowk on Saturday.

Majhi women build integrated settlement

February 1, 2020 09:18 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 1: Some women of the Majhi community in Badegaun of Sindhupalchowk district have built attractive houses all by themselves. The integrated settlement spread across some 24 ropanis of land near a jungle and the Indrawati River offers all basic facilities. The houses are uniform in shape, size and color.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 22: Police today made public Sindhupalchowk Secretary of Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'-led group.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 20: The District Administration Office, Sindhupalchowk imposed a curfew in Barhabise on Sunday to demolish temporary huts of the locals built by encroaching the Arniko Highway.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 9: The earthquake-ravaged Ratna Rajya Secondary School of Sindhupalchowk has got three newly-built blocks and other infrastructures worth Rs 1 billion with the financial support from the Chinese government. The light maroon buildings with a total of 137 rooms set up against the backdrop of scenic mountains to the north make the school arguably the “costliest ” community school in the country. To the south of the school flows Bhramayani River. The new look of the school has left teachers and students awestruck.

Bhote Koshi starts commercial production

December 25, 2019 10:45 am

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 25: Bhote Koshi Hydropower Project in Sindhupalchowk district has started commercial generation after completion of renovation works.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 24: In a bid to reduce road accidents, police have arrested two bus drivers from the Kathmandu-Chautara route of the Araniko Highway for over-speeding.

CHAUTARA, Dec 20: The number of people losing their lives to the recent bus accident at Chha kilo along the Lamosanghu-Jiri road section at Sunkoshi rural municipality-7 in Sindhupalchowk has reached 16.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 15: The death toll in Sindhupalchowk bus accident has climbed to 14. At least 11 persons died when a bus met with an accident at Sunkoshi rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday morning.

DOLAKHA, Nov 5: Smooth transportation service is yet a farfetched dream for most of the people across the country. In hills, people’s mobility is further challenged due to insufficient number of public vehicles. Road accidents grab headlines every now and then and yet this has failed to draw serious attention of the government.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 4: At least 17 people were killed and 50 others sustained injuries when a passenger bus en route to Kathmandu from Maga-Deurali of Dolkha plunged into the Sunkoshi River in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK: At least eight persons died when a passenger bus met with an accident in Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday.

SINDHUPALCHOK, Oct 13: The passengers who were injured in a bus accident in Sindhupalchowk have started to leave hospitals after receiving treatment.

SINDHUPALCHOWK/KATHMANDU, Oct 12: When he could finally squeeze himself among the other passengers on the roof of the bus Friday, Chhabilal Bhattarai of Sipatar, Sindhupalchowk heaved a sigh of relief.  It was the only bus to Kathmandu he could catch from his village. After a few hours he would be at his destination and would forget about the exhaustion of the journey, he thought. But the overloaded bus (Ba 2 Kha 2715) that left Siputar at 8.30 am fell some 200 meters from the road at Bhotshipa around 11 am.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 11: The death toll has climbed to 11 in Sindhupalchowk bus accident. Earlier, it was reported that eight persons were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a bus met with an accident at Indrawati rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk on Friday morning.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 14: A total of 10 families at Chaukidanda of Tatopani, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality-2 in Sindhupalchowk district have been displaced by the landslide that occurred a few days ago.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 14: National Reconstruction Authority has inaugurated the rebuilt buildings of five quake-hit government offices in Sindhupalchowk on Saturday.

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.

SINDHUPALCHWOK, July 8: Two construction workers went missing while two others sustained injuries due to floods triggered by incessant rainfall in Sindhupalchok district on Saturday night. The injured workers -- Kami Tamang and Pembathokel Sherpa, who were rescued using the long line technique -- were airlifted to Kathmandu for further treatment.

SINDHUPALCHOK, April 5: The sluggish construction of the mid-Bhotekoshi hydropower project has drawn the attention of the people's representatives, who have started putting pressure for its completion within the extended deadline.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 8: 'It is mesmerizing'. This is what not just students, but even the principal of Selang Secondary School, Hari Prasad Poudel has to say about the school's new buildings. “We feel that we are at a big resort', Poudel notes.

17 Chand-led NCP cadres arrested

March 2, 2019 17:35 pm

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 2: Police have arrested 17 cadres of Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand.