My Republica

Giriraj Baskota



Animal husbandry fails to woo highland youths

April 18, 2018 05:30 AM

PAANCHTHAR, April 18: Animal husbandry has a long history in high mountainous and hilly regions. However, residents in this region are slowly switching to other professions in recent days, which have resulted in the decline of animal husbandry.

Chhauri festival: A unique opportunity to be with the yaks in their abode (With picture)

April 15, 2018 15:36 PM

PANCHTHAR, April 15: Heavy winds and thunder throughout the night had not allowed guests to sleep and had even scared some of them.

Receiving allowance becomes more hectic for elderly people after local elections

April 14, 2018 03:36 AM

PANCHTHAR, April 13: During the local polls, political parties had included social security allowance for the elderly people as one of their top election agendas. Senior citizens of Phidim Municipality were expecting to receive their allowances without any hassles after the local elections but that has been a far-fetched dream so far.

Receiving allowance becomes more hectic for elderly people after local elections

April 12, 2018 04:00 AM

PANCHTHAR, April 12: During the local polls, political parties had included social security allowance for the elderly people as one of their top election agendas.

Lapse in border security in Panchathar

March 28, 2018 09:40 AM

PANCHTHAR, March 28: There were 49 pillars until recently at the Indo-Nepal border from Pokhari to Falot area of Panchthar district. After a detailed inspection, two teams of the District Police Office realized that eight of the pillars were missing. Their report states that there are only 41 pillars separating our border with India.

Road accident casualties up in Panchthar

March 26, 2018 03:45 AM

PANCHTHAR, March 26: The number of causalities from road accidents in Panchthar district has already reached 15 in the current fiscal year.

Miklajung aspires to be a tourist hub

March 19, 2018 09:07 AM

Nestled among the beautiful hills of Panchthar district, Miklajung has a great potential for becoming a tourist hub. Surrounding the area are rivulets running between the hills, forming a spectacular landscape. Fog dances in an interesting hide and seek among the hills, arising from the gorges and disappearing in the sky.

'Bridge over Tamor River risky'

March 9, 2018 03:35 AM

PANCHTHAR, March 9: With the water current eroding one of the pillars of the concrete bridge over the Tamor River at Majhitar connecting Paanchthar and Tehrathum districts, exposing the steel rods used to build the pillar, the bridge has become risky. However, the authorities concerned have paid no attention to repair the bridge which was constructed four years ago.

Most of UNNATI projects in eastern hills behind schedule

March 5, 2018 05:30 AM

PANCHTHAR, Mar 5: Infrastructure development projects run by UNNATI-Inclusive Growth Program, a Nepal-Denmark development cooperation, in seven hilly districts of Province 1 are progressing at a very slow pace.

Girls from poor families prone to rape, sexual assault: Police

February 23, 2018 03:30 AM

PAANCHTHAR, Feb 22:  Few days ago, police arrested eighteen-year-old Man Kumar Sambahamfe alias Bhim for raping a minor girl of Tumewa Rural Municipality, Paanchthar.

Contractors selected for five packages of Koshi Corridor road project

February 5, 2018 07:33 AM

PANCHTHAR, Feb 5: Construction work on Koshi Corridor, which connects eastern hilly districts with the tarai plains, is beginning soon.

2 killed, 1 injured in tractor mishap

February 3, 2018 11:07 AM

PANCHTHAR, Feb 3: Two people died while one sustained injuries in a tractor accident on Saturday morning.

Local units struggling in lack of manpower

February 1, 2018 02:15 AM

PAANCHTHAR, Feb 1: There are altogether eight wards in Falelung Rural Municipality while the number of secretaries is four. As a result, the responsibility of the secretaries has been handed over to technicians in some wards. In some cases, a single technician is looking after two wards.

Most govt buildings in Paanchthar built against criteria

January 24, 2018 08:25 AM

PAANCHTHAR, Jan 24: Several government buildings in Panchthar have been found built spending large amount of money against the standards and criteria set by the government. The designs of many under-construction buildings in the district headquarters Phidim are yet to be approved.

Local tourists throng Sadhutar

January 18, 2018 11:02 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nepalis, especially youngsters, these days have started traveling to various places inside the country to spend their holidays and unwind. Meanwhile, Sadhutar of Ranitar in Panchthar has been witnessing an influx of domestic tourists of late from Phidim and other local areas.

Govt prepares to distribute National Identity Card

January 11, 2018 19:17 PM

PANCHTHAR, Jan 11:  The government has geared up its preparation to distribute national identity (NID) cards.  National Identity Card Distribution Management Centre under the Ministry of Home Affairs has exceeded its preparation for the final phase.

Rajesh Payal Rai in Phidim

January 2, 2018 11:47 AM

Panchthar, Jan 2: Singer Rajesh Payal Rai gave the Nepali audience a live performance after a long hiatus at the premises of Phidim Higher Secondary School, Panchthar on New Year Eve.

Sunsari XI wins Falgunanda Gold Cup

January 1, 2018 09:15 AM

PANCHTHAR, Jan 1: Sunsari XI clinched the title of 9th Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating Morang XI with 2-0 in the summit clash on Sunday.

Panchthar locals turn up in 1000s for Falgunanda Football Cup

December 26, 2017 14:10 PM

PACHTHAR, Dec 26: The audience's presence is sufficient to showcase football craze in Panchthar district. In the ongoing ninth Falgunanda Gold Football competition, the crowd has turned in 1,000s to support their sides. See the crowd and craze in pictures.

Sunsari stuns APF to reach Falgunanda Cup semis

December 25, 2017 09:12 AM

PANCHTHAR, Dec 25: Armed Police Force (APF) crashed out of the ongoing 9th Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament, facing a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Sunsari XI on Sunday.