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Rohit Rai

Amaha Simsar, a potential hub for eco-tourism

May 20, 2018 08:32 AM

Nestled in Barahachhetra Municipality of eastern Sunsari district, Amaha Simsar has become a popular destination for internal tourists these days. The whole area of the Simsar (wetland) extends to 52 hectares.

Bhedetar where cool breeze meets art

May 10, 2018 11:50 AM

DHARAN, May 10: Bhedetar is a popular junction for residents of the eastern Nepali towns. People from places like Dharan, Ithari, Biratnagar, and Damak come here to enjoy the cool breeze and magnificent views.

Jal Kanya Devi a hidden religious tourist spot in Dharan

May 2, 2018 13:41 PM

DHARAN, May 2: Thousands of tourists visit Sauti River of Bagarkot, Dharan to enjoy the nature and to have barbeque in the jungle. But only few of them reach the temple of Jal Kanya Devi temple, a beautiful hidden treasure situated at Jhorpata, just one and half kilometers from the river. This temple can be reached in two minutes on motorbike and around 15 minutes on foot.

Possibility of adventure : Tourism in Dhankuta

April 29, 2018 10:10 AM

Dhankuta Municipality is introducing a package of paragliding and rafting to promote adventure tourism in the district. The paragliding route starts from Chuliban that lies in Ward 9 of Dhankuta Municipality and ends on the bank of Tamor River. After landing, the participants can go for a five-kilometer-long rafting on the river.

Lahure becoming scarce in Dharan

April 26, 2018 02:30 AM

DHARAN, April 26: Dharan has always remained closest Ramesh Rai's heart. Not only because he was born and raised here but also because of the town's very long association with the British Gorkha Army locally known as 'lahure'.

Dharan audition of Nepal Idol held

April 23, 2018 09:07 AM

Dharan audition of popular singing reality show Nepal Idol-2 has been completed. Around 1000 persons participated in the audition that was organized in Bishnu Memorial High School of Dharan. According to the organizer, the participants who were selected in pre-judge round of Saturday went to the judge round audition on Sunday.

Organic New Year in Dharan

April 15, 2018 12:21 PM

DHARAN, April 15: On Saturday, Baishakh 1st, the first day of Nepali New Year 2075, people were busy celebrating and sending best wishes to friends and families on social media networks. But homemaker Shova Dahal of Dharan Municipality Ward 6 started her new year in a different way.

Wife elopes with husband's property

April 9, 2018 03:01 AM

DHARAN, April 9: Every year, thousands of youths fly to the Gulf countries from Nepal in search of employment to secure the future of their families. Bishnu Shrestha of Dharan-5, Thingabari is one of such youths.

Drinking water woes in Dharan

April 4, 2018 10:40 AM

DHARAN, April 4: A drinking water project in Dharan Municipality that aimed to supply water across the city 24 hours a day, initiated under Urban Development Project of Nepal Water Supply Corporation three years ago, is in limbo due to negligence of consulting company and contractor.

Holi brings together artists from Pokhara, Dharan

March 5, 2018 10:28 AM

DHARAN, Mar 5: On the occasion of Holi on Friday, youngsters of Dharan were busy celebrating the festival of colors whereas a group of youth artist from Pokhara and Dharan decide to head toward the historically as well as naturally significant Bijayapur.

Three Star to face Nepal Police in final

February 9, 2018 09:21 AM

DHARAN, Feb 9: A-Division club Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) is set for summit clash with Nepal Police Club (NPC) on Saturday in the ongoing 20th Budha Subba Red Bull Gold Cup football tournament, just five days after getting beaten by the departmental team in the Aaha Rara Gold Cup, with a 1-0 victory over Kolkata’s Durgapur Steel Football Club on Thursday.

Nepal Police Club into final

February 8, 2018 09:12 AM

DHARAN, Feb 8: Just three days after lifting the Aaha Rara Gold Cup, departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has advanced into the final of the 20th Budha Subba Red Bull Gold Cup football tournament defeating CMG Sankata Club 2-1 in semifinal on Wednesday.

Three Star into semis

February 7, 2018 12:40 PM

DHARAN, Feb 7: The performance inspired by Nirajan Khadka helped Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) advance into the semifinals of the ongoing 20th Budha Subba Red Bull Gold Cup football tournament with a 4-0 win over Far-western XI on Tuesday.

Paragliding from Gorkha Park

February 7, 2018 11:19 AM

DHARAN, Feb 7: Adventure sport paragliding was successfully tested for first time at the under-construction premises of British Gorkha Simriti Park in Machamara Hill, Daran on Sunday.  The sport launch aims at fostering tourism in Dharan, while also conserving the glory of Gorkha soldiers.

Nepal Police Club into semis

February 6, 2018 09:14 AM

DHARAN, Feb 6:Defending champion Nepal Police Club (NPC) has advanced into the semifinal of the ongoing 20th Budha Subba Redbull Gold Cup Tournament on Monday, with a 2-0 win over Kakarbhitta Football Training Center.

NPC routs Kakadvitta 2-0, enters semi-final

February 5, 2018 18:57 PM

DHARAN, Feb 5: Nepal Police Club (NPC) has entered into the semi-final of the 20th edition of Budha Subba Gold Cup underway in Dharan on Monday.

Host Dharan succumbs to sudden-death defeat

February 5, 2018 08:32 AM

DHARAN, Feb 5: Kolkata-based football club PSR Durgapur Steel reached the semi finals of the 20th Budha Subba Gold Cup, defeating host team Dharan Football Club in a dramatic match on Sunday.

Sankata stuns MMC in Budha Subba Gold Cup

February 4, 2018 08:36 AM

DHARAN, Feb 4: CMG Club Sankata has entered the semifinal of the 20th Budha Subba Gold Cup football tournament defeating Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) 1-0 on Saturday.

BPKIHS constructing building without 'proper' cost estimation: Report

January 22, 2018 08:17 AM

DHARAN, Jan 22:  The construction of Maternity Child Health (MCH) Center building at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is being carried out without carrying out 'proper' cost estimation.

Health Minister Bohara trying to remove BPKIHS vice-chancellor

January 21, 2018 08:28 AM

DHARAN, Jan 20 : Accusing the vice chancellor of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) of disobedience, Health Minister Deepak Bohara is trying to remove him from the post.  According to sources at the Ministry of Health, the minister is trying to remove BPKIHS Vice-chancellor Dr Raj Kumar Rauniyar for defying his instruction given in the 40th session of the institute's senate meeting on November 16.