Accused of Rape Attempt Arrested

Police have arrested Hari Bahadur BK, 37, of Chanuwa in Mahalaxmi Municipality-4 on November 11, 2021, on the charge of attempting to rape a 27-year-old woman. The victim had lodged a complaint against the accused at the District Police Office on November 8 after the accused attempted to rape her…

November 11, 2021  
Vandalization at Pakhribas Municipality

The Pakhribas Municipality Office was vandalized on June 24, 2021, after the Mayor and ward chairpersons of the municipality had a dispute over the budget for the fiscal year 2021/22 after the budget was presented without having any discussion in the wards. According to Mukti Bajagain, a local, the opposition…

June 25, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Lok Bahadur Karki, 61, of Mahalakshmi Municipality-6, Leguwa on June 9, 2021, on charges of raping a 67-year-old woman with a verbal disability. According to the victim, she was raped on June 8 and she lodged a written complaint against the accused at the District Police Office…

June 12, 2021  
Ventilator and ICU Unused Due to Lack of Space and Human Resource

There are reports of a lack of ventilators and ICU beds in some parts of the country. However, ventilators and ICU beds at the District Hospital Dhankuta have been left unattended. It has been more than a month and a half since the equipment was brought. Dr. Pujan Bishwakarma, acting…

May 27, 2021  
Locals of Leguwa Facing Crisis of Drinking Water Since a Decade

Sharadevi Paudel, 55, a local of Mahalaxmi Municipality-5, Leguwa Dhankuta, wakes up at 5 am and goes to fetch water across the Arun river after walking for 1.5 hours. Even at 4 o'clock in the evening, her job is to get drinking water from the same place. Poudel is just…

May 5, 2021  
Mass Resignation of the Employees of Radio Makalu After Not Getting Paid

Employees and journalists of Radio Makalu have resigned in front of the radio administration on March 19 after not being paid for a long time. According to Santosh Subedi, an employee of the radio, seven employees and journalists have resigned saying that they have not been paid since the fiscal…

March 20, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested Dil Bahadur Rai (22) of Dhankuta Municipality-8 on August 20, in accusation of raping a 14-year-old girl. The victim was raped on August 15 and the complaint was filed on August 17 at the District Police Office. According to DSP Dhruba Kumar Shrestha of the District Police…

August 21, 2020  
Crisis in Managing inmates

The District Court of Dhankuta is facing crisis in the management of inmates and detainees as they denied the transfer. The prison is facing space issues as majority of inmates and detainees are lacking the sleeping space, toilet and clean drinking water. The prison has a capacity t accommodate only…

June 17, 2019  
Stakeholders recommends INSEC to be aware on Education, Health and Food Rights

Human Rights Year Book-2019 pre-review program was held in Dhankuta on November 18. Speaking at the program assistant chief District Officer Noor Hari Khatiwada said that INSEC is supporting the state for the protection of human rights and recommended to raise the issues of food, education and health rights strongly.…

November 20, 2018  
Security Guard killed by an unidentified party

Ram Babu Chaudhary, 36 of Itahari Sub-metropolis-3 was killed by an unidentified group of people by using a sharp weapon. He was working as a security guard at fair being organized at Hileof Dhankuta Municipality-1. ASI Yadu Khadka of Police Post Hile said that he was attacked with a sharp…

November 5, 2018