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Giriraj Baskota



Pallotar bus station has no buses

June 12, 2017 03:00 AM

PANCHTHAR, June 11: A bus station in Phidim meets all the requirements of a standard bus park having ticket counters, security posts, public toilets, waiting lounges and other basic facilities but unfortunately it has no vehicles.

Erratic power supply irks Phidim folks

May 24, 2017 00:30 AM

PANCHTHAR, May 24: Inconsistency in power supply has affected daily life of locals of Phidim -- the district headquarters of Panchthar -- and nearby villages.

Maoist Center gears up for 2nd phase local polls in Panchthar

May 23, 2017 19:17 PM

PANCHTHAR, May 23: CPN (Maoist Center) has geared up for the second phase of local level elections in the district.

Lightning claims youth in Panchthar

May 22, 2017 18:59 PM

PANCHTHAR, May 22: Lightning that struck amidst thunderstorm has killed a youth in the district on Monday.

11 persons injured in jeep accident in Panchthar

May 7, 2017 11:44 AM

Panchthar, May 7: As many as eleven persons sustained injuries in a jeep accident that took place on Sunday in Panchthar district.

Political parties welcoming cadres from rival parties

April 21, 2017 00:50 AM

PANCHTHAR, April 21: With just 25 days left for the election, various political parties have intensified programs to lure new members to their party.

Wildfire destroys eight houses

April 11, 2017 19:25 PM

PANCHTHAR, April 11: Property worth millions of rupees was reduced to ashes as the fire gutted eight houses and four sheds in Hilihang Rural Municipality-7 in the district.

Initiatives taken to create world's first red panda conservation area

March 25, 2017 07:40 AM

PANCHTHAR, March 25: An initiative has been taken to create the world's first conservation area for the endangered red pandas in eastern areas of Nepal, covering Panchthar, Ilam and Taplejung districts.

We keep fighting until Limbuwan State is established: Lingden

January 21, 2017 20:15 PM

PHIDIM, Jan 21: Limbuwan leaders have said that they will keep fighting until Limbuwan State is ensured in the Constitution.

Football fever grips Panchthar

January 5, 2017 05:00 AM

PANCHTHAR, Jan 5: Sarala Regmi of Phidim-1 of Panchthar district spares three hour of her time for football from 2 to 5 in the afternoon. Her daily routine has changed since the beginning of the Falgunanda Gold Cup Football Tournament that kicked off on December 30 and she is planning to give continuity to this habit until the tournament concludes on January 8.

Hewa 'A' starting generation of 10 MW by this week

November 30, 2016 10:28 AM

PANCHTHAR, Nov 29: Construction work of Hewa 'A' Hydropower Project (15 MW) has been completed.

Locals urge govt to develop Tamor Hydropower Project

November 23, 2016 00:50 AM

PANCHTHAR, Nov 23: Locals of Panchthar and Terhathum have urged government to put the Tamor Hydropower Project -- a reservoir project - in priority and took needful initiatives for implementing it.

132th Falgunanda Jayanti being observed

November 10, 2016 13:30 PM

PANCHTHAR, Nov 10: The 132th birth anniversary of Falgunanda is being celebrated by organizing various programs in the eastern part of Nepal on Thursday.

Football craze in Panchthar during winter

October 26, 2016 00:30 AM

PANCHTHAR, Oct 26: Football fever has gripped Panchthar district. Numerous big and small football tournaments with different amount of cash prizes have begin across the district with the end of rainy season.

Pauwabhanjyang wears stunning look as weather clears

October 22, 2016 15:12 PM

PANCHTHAR, Oct 22: Pauwabhanjyang, which is situated at the altitude of 8,200 ft from the seal level, is a popular vantage point for viewing the beauty of the silver-looking snow-capped mountain peaks.

Black cardamom price falling continuously

September 22, 2016 01:58 AM

PANCTHAR, Sept 22: Price of black cardamom has been falling continuously in recent months due to low demand.

Construction of hydro projects picks up pace in Panchthar

September 20, 2016 00:40 AM

PANCHTHAR, Sept 20: Many hydropower projects in Paanchthar district are now picking pace while some others are already in the final phase of construction.

Timbu Pokhari drawing more tourists

September 13, 2016 19:24 PM

TIMBU POKHARI, Sept 13: Timbu Pokhari, the famous touristic destination in eastern Nepal, attracts thousands of trekkers annually. There has been a significant increase in the number of tourists visiting the place, of late. The place also holds a high religious significance.

Ban leaves ginger farmers, traders high and dry

September 1, 2016 20:15 PM

PANCHATHAR, Sept 1: Indian decision to put a ban on ginger import from Nepal has left local farmers and traders high and dry.

Mid-Hill Lokmarga Highway faces contractor delays

August 3, 2016 02:10 AM

PANCHTHAR, Aug 3: Pachthar -Tehrathum road expansion project that is supposed to link road network between Chiwabhanjyang VDC, Chyangthampu in East Panchthar district to Baitadi district has been witnessing slow progress since its inception. Although the deadline for the project completion is to 2075, progress so far does not make it a promising one.