Accused of Rape Arrested

A complaint has been filed in the District Police Office against a 36-year-old relative from Gaurishankari Rural Municiplity-4, on 25 January, in the charge of rape of a 18-year-old woman. Family of the victim filed a complaint alleging that the accused raped the victim on 17 January 2023. Police arrested…

January 25, 2023  
Primary Health Center of Gaurishankar Rural Municipality  Locked in Protest of Removal of Employees

  A health center at Gourishankar Rural Municipality-1 is locked out after the authorities removed three employees from the service. The authorities removed Radha Khadka Khatri, Office Assistant, Apsara Budhathoki, Assistant Health Worker, and Sarjan Khadka, midwife of Primary Health Center. The employees who removed locked the Primary Health Center…

January 17, 2023  
District Jail Accommodating Prisoner Three Times the Capacity

District Jail Branch, Dolkha, has three times more prisoners than the jail capacity leading to various health concerns for the prisoners. According to Padram Bahadur KC, the acting jailer of Charikot jail, though the capacity of the Charikot jail at the district headquarter is accommodating 51 prisoners, it currently holds…

January 9, 2023  
Shortage of COVID Vaccine in Dohakha: ‘No vaccine in the Centre’ Says the Health Institution

There has been a shortage of COVID booster vaccines in Dolakha for the past five months, halting the booster vaccination distribution program administered weekly on Fridays. The virus is spreading rapidly in  China, which borders the northern region of the Dolakha district. Around 9,000 individuals have died of the virus in China,…

January 9, 2023  
Voting Starts Again in 10 Polling Stations of Dolakha

Re- Voting in 10 polling centers of Dolakha will be held on December 1. Voting at the polling centers was halted because of a dispute on election day. According to Shivkumar Pokharel, information officer of the Chief Electoral Officer's office, Dolakha, voting starts at 7 am. Election Commission's decision on…

December 1, 2022  
Preparations for the re-voting intensified.

Preparations for re-election have been accelerated in 10 polling stations of Baiteswar and Tamakosi Rural Municipality. Preparations for re-election have been intensified in polling centers where there was no clean and fair election. Based on the complaint filed by the UML, the Election Commission, after an on-site investigation, ordered the…

November 29, 2022  
Commission Decides Re-polling at 10 Polling Stations on December 1

The Election Commission is going to conduct re-polling on December 1, 2022, in 10 polling stations of four polling centres in Dolakha. Assistant Election Officer Shiva Kumar Pokharel informed that the meeting of the District Election Management Committee held on November 28 decided to conduct re-polling on December 1. He…

November 28, 2022  
Vote Count Delayed due to Election Commission’s Delay in Decision Making 

The indecisiveness of the Election Commission delayed the vote count in Dolakha. The CPN-UML sent a complaint to the Election Commission through the office of the Chief Election Officer. It also includes the allegation that the ruling alliance party of capturing the booths at various places in the district. Meanwhile,…

November 23, 2022  
Discussion with the District Election Officer About the Pre-election Situation

The Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) discussed about the pre-election situation with the concerned stakeholders in the district on November 13. Sushil Pyakurel, Founding chairperson of INSEC and former commissioner of Human Rights Commission, Krishna Gautam from INSEC Central office and Yagya Thapa, human rights activist held a discussion with…

November 14, 2022  
More than two thousand security personnel to be mobilized for the election, 41 polling stations found highly sensitive

More than 2,000 security personnel will be mobilized within the district during the election for the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly to be held on November 20. According to the District Security Committee, 2000 security personnel will be mobilized throughout the district to conduct the elections in a clean,…

November 8, 2022