SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 18: Locals of Nechsalyan Rural Municipality of Solukhumbu has started producing Akbare (habanero chili pepper) chili after Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project promoted plantation of the chili variety in the local unit under its Akbare Khursani Block Program.

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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54-year-old Briton dies in Solukhumbu

October 30, 2019 12:55 pm

SOLUKHUMBU, Oct 30: A 54-year-old British national was found dead at a hotel in Khumbu Pashanglhamu rural municipality-4 of Solukhumbu district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: An India-origin man from Kenya has passed away due to suspected high altitude sickness in Solukhumbu district.

SOLUKHUMBU, Aug 31: Australian Ambassador to Nepal, Pete Budd, inaugurated a community building in Garma of Solududhkunda Municipality in Solukhumbu district amid a function on Thursday.

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.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 23: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has approved the budget for the reconstruction of 54 monasteries of Solukhumbu which were destroyed by the catastrophic earthquake of 2015.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has dismissed reports that said Netra Bikram Chand-led party’s cadres attempted to seize a police station in Solukhumbu district on Sunday night.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Communist Party has clarified that it does not have any policy to attack security forces of the country.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 3: An attempt of the Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal to capture a police station in Solukhumbu was failed recently, police said.

The art of perseverance

May 31, 2019 10:42 am

Lhakpa Phuti Sherpa was born in 1964 in Mushey village of Solukhumbu district, Nepal. As a child she would see tourists pass through her village in order to climb various mountains and she had always been fascinated by their motivation to take up such a daunting challenge.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 5: Despite access to road connectivity and formation of local governments, the people in Solukhumbu district still struggle for an efficient postmortem service.

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SOLUKHUMBU, March 23: As the government distributed the reconstruction grant without verifying the houses damaged by the devastating earthquake of 2015, most beneficiaries in Solukhumbu own two houses now.

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SOLUKHUMBU, March 22: The Khumbupasanglhyamu rural municipality of the district is coming under the road reach within this fiscal year.

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 11: Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality has earned Rs 49.7 million from tourism fee in this tourist season. On a monthly breakdown, Rs 8 million was collected in September, Rs 26.6 million in October, and Rs 15.1 million in November.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 28: Two children have been found dead in a hotel room at Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality-2, Lukla of Solukhumbu on Tuesday. The circumstances of their death remain unknown.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 8: Two foreigners who had come for a visit to the Khumbu region have died. One of the victims is from Austria and the next is from Ukraine, police said.

SOLUKHUMBU, Sept 29: The District Court, Solukhumbu has issued an order to release four people serving jail sentence for cow slaughter.

KHOTANG, June 30: The dead bodies of two of the passengers killed in Friday's jeep accident in Solukhumbu are still to be handed over to their families as they could not be transported to their villages by helicopter due to bad weather.

KHOTANG, June 30: Just like most other youths, Kopila Basnet Karki, 24 of Diktel Majhuwagadhi Municipality-4, Khalle dreamt of landing a government job. Since the past few years, she, along with her husband Prakash, had been preparing for the Public Service Commission exams and in April, both of them landed forest guard jobs in Solukhumbu.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 29: Six people were killed after a jeep fell off the road at Mahabhir of Tilanga in Solukhumbu.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 1: Preparations were going on full swing for the marriage ceremony of an underage girl of Thulung Dudhkoshi Rural Municipality-4, Jubu. She was about to marry a teacher of Deusa on Sunday. However, the marriage has been canceled.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 16: Solukhumbu district has been declared as the 42nd district to achieve the 'fully immunised' status.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 28: The Rs 210 million worth of royalty from tourism has been sitting idle in the bank account the then District Development Committee (DDC) of Solukhumbu.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 16: A fire that caught a house of a resident at Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality-3 in Solukhumbu on Thursday noon swept through a nearby community forest, and it is going out of control, said the locals.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 15: Snowfall has occurred at upper belt of Solukhumbu. There was a massive snowfall at Khumbu region of the district including Nele, Kangel, Sotang, Kaku and Basa.

Thirty per cent vote has been cast till 12:00 PM today in Solukhumbu under the elections of the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies.

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 26: Peaceful voting has begun from early 7:00 today at Solukhumbu. From all 125 polling booths voters are casting their votes said Chief returning officer, Narayan Prasad Subedi.

Election fever heats up frozen Solukhumbu

November 13, 2017 08:26 am

SOLUKHUMBU, Nov 13: With the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections now less than two weeks away, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance are in for a fierce competition in Solukhumbu district, home to the world’s highest mountain, Mt Everest (8,848 m).

SALLERI, Oct 5: At least 13 houses are at high risk of a landslide at Sotang rural municipality-2 in Solukhumbu district.

SOLUKHUMBU, August 15: In Jubu Ramchhey village of Solukhumbu, 30 villagers from 25 different families have fallen sick over the last five days.

KHOTANG, April 9: Three houses in Khotang and Solukhumbu districts have been gutted after the fire that broke out at the surrounding forest raged through the houses in the settlement area.

SALLERI (Solukhumbu), Feb 12: The Solukhumbu branch of the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) at Salleri is struggling to sell off its subsidized rice for what consumers complained comparatively higher price.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 27: A police constable has allegedly attempted to rape an elderly woman here in the district. He also allegedly seriously injured her with a sharp weapon.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 7: Development journalism training that started on June 1 in the district concluded on Monday.  The five-day training provided the basic of journalism and discussed the ways to explore potential of development through media, said Bishnu Sharma, director of the organising National Communication Development Centre.