PANCHTHAR, July 4: Two persons died and five others sustained injuries in a road accident in Athrai Rural Municipality in Tehrathum district on Friday night.

ITAHARI, Feb 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to celebrate his birthday at his birthplace at Iwa of Aathrai rural municipality in Tehrathum district on Falgun 11 (February 23, 2020).

PANCHTHAR, July 21: Some eastern hill districts including Panchthar, Taplejung, and Tehrathum have been disconnected from the national road network since Thursday morning due to a huge landslide along the Mechi Highway at Pangrebhir.

Labourer of hydel project dies

January 26, 2019 11:27 am

TEHRATHUM, Jan. 26: A labourer working for Upper Khorunga River Hydropower Project in Tehrathum district died on Friday after falling some 35 metres down near the powerhouse.

TEHRATHUM, Dec 4: Chotlung Park, a park which symbolizes unique Limbu cultures, language and religion, has been the central destination for tourism.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 11: A large number of wild animals has become the victim of poaching and hunting in private and community forests of Tehrathum in the last few months.

TEHRATHUM, Sept 8: There are roads, but no bridges. Locals of Tehrathum district lament that they have not been able to enjoy transportation facility due to 'insensible' development. Even though there are dozens of rivers from Chiyobhanjyang of Panchthar district in the east to Jhulaghat of Baitadi district in the west, the mid-hills highway that links the two points lack adequate number of motorable bridges. The road which is a national pride project has hence failed to give relief to people.

TEHRATHUM, June 29: Monsoon-triggered floods have damaged under-construction upper Khorungwa KHola hydropower project, incurring loss of about Rs 15 million.

TEHRATHUM, June 29: The flood along with heavy rainfall damaged infrastructure of Upper Khorunga River Hydroelectric project worth Rs.10.5 million.

KATMANDU, May 30: The government has allocated Rs 1.255 billion for the development of Tehrathum district in the fiscal year 2018/19, which comes around 0.095 percent of the total fiscal budget.

UML makes a clean sweep in Tehrathum

December 11, 2017 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: CPN-UML candidate Bhawani Khapung, who fought the parliamentary elections with the backing of left alliance, emerged victorious with 21,335 votes. His closest rival Sita Gurung of Nepali Congress got 19,314 votes.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: CPN-UML candidate Laxman Tiwari has been elected as the member to the Provincial Assembly in Tehrathum district (A), with 11, 726 votes.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 21: Minister of State for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Sita Gurung has said Tehrathum can be made prosperous economically by promoting agriculture and tourism.

IED found in Tehrathum

November 20, 2017 11:09 am

TEHRATHUM, Nov 20: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) object has been found at Tute in Laligurans Municipality -1 on Monday morning.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 7: With the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies just around the corner, election fever has gripped Tehrathum, a district of the Province-1 in eastern Nepal.

TEHRATHUM, Oct 2: Construction of seven drinking water projects has commenced simultaneously in Tehrathum, a hilly district in the Province 1 of eastern Nepal.

TEHRATHUM, Aug 31: A sexagenarian woman sustained injuries when a passenger bus belonging to Miteri Yatayat Pvt. Ltd turned turtle at Kande along the Myanglung-Basantapur road section on Thursday.

TEHRATHUM, June 22:  Though the electoral law requires parties to field women candidates accounting for 40 percent of their total candidates, there is not even a single woman among the candidates they have fielded in 43 wards of Tehrathum district.

BHOJPUR, March 15: The local government agencies and various Nepali individuals have provided relief assistance in cash to the fire victims' families of Tehrathum and Bhojpur districts.

Assistance for fire victims of Tehrathum

December 31, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Various political parties and charity organizations working in Kathmandu have collected over Rs 1.46 million to assist fire victims of Atharai, Tehrathum.

Fire destroys 32 homes in Tehrathum

December 17, 2016 08:42 am

TEHRATHUM (REP-UBLICA): A massive fire in Atharai, Sakranti Bazaar-6 of Tehrathum district on Friday morning gutted 32 houses. No one was injured, according to the Area Police Office (APO), Athrai.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 9: Radhika Pokhrel, a woman from Solma village of the district, who went to Australia years ago has not only not forgotten her roots back home but also helped many organisations as well as needy individuals, becoming a good Samaritan.