Local units across country turning waste into wealth and wonder
Around 13.5 tonnes of garbage collected daily from Dhankuta Municipality is turned into compost manure by mixing the decayed garbage with soil, which is later used to fertilise a flower garden.
Construction of bridges along Tamor corridor in limbo
To avoid travel disruption during the monsoon, local residents have been demanding that the road project build bridges at the earliest.
Tea farmers hamstrung by closure of processing plant
Farmers with shares in the factory have been demanding that it be revived and operated in a transparent manner.
Death toll in floods, landslips climbs to 77
Province 1 is hit hardest as unseasonal rainfall continues to claim lives, destroy crops.
Staff shortage affects service seekers in Dhankuta local units
Chief of District Coordination Committee says his office has been delivering services with only three employees.
Dengue cases reported in hill districts of Province 1
Over 4,000 people have been diagnosed with dengue in the province since its outbreak some two months ago.
Women actively working as paralegal practitioners in Dhankuta
Women are catching up to men and are surpassing them in the quality of work they produce at the office.
Dhankuta author ostracised for marrying a dalit woman
The ostracisation is due more to social pressure than a family decision, says a family member.
Merger of community schools in Dhankuta leaves school buildings abandoned
22 community schools have been merged in Dhankuta since the drive started three years ago.
Lack of workers and equipment hampers landslide debris clearance work
Officials say it will take at least three months to clear landslide debris from the Dharan-Dhankuta road section.
Senior citizens above the age of 80 receive free door-to-door health service
Health workers visit the homes of senior citizens every four months and provide them with medical services.
Dhankuta folk protest stone excavation
The Dhankuta Bench of Biratnagar Court has asked a written response about the case from the municipality.
Mushe Ram Bista obtains citizenship certificate
He can now enjoy his ‘old age allowance’ and all other facilities provided by the government
Senior citizens in rural areas deprived of citizenship certificate
Without citizenship, people are deprived of job opportunities and social security allowances.
Bhajans with a twist
They start playing a tune that is starkly similar to Aruna Lama’s timeless classic ‘Eh kanchha malai sunko tara khasai deu na’, but if you listen attentively, you will notice the romantic verses of the song have been replaced by ‘Hai Krishna malai mitho bansi sunaideu na.’