OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 5: Dozens of passengers traveling from Solukhumbu to Kathmandu via Okhaldhunga have been stranded along the highway as vehicular movement has come to a standstill due to snowfall in the region. It has been raining and snowing heavily in Solukhumbu and Okhaldunga since Friday evening. Even Kathmandu received rainfall on Thursday and Friday.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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, 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, 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, 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 (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 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.