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Tourism boom abets deforestation and encroachment in Kalinchowk

DOLAKHA, Jan. 10 -- Kalinchowk of Dolakha district has been facing rampant deforestation and encroachment of public land as a result of tourism boom. There are many places where the locals have erecte... Read More


Austrian firm to complete pipe installation in UTHL tunnel

DOLAKHA, Dec. 24 -- Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd (UTHL) has awarded pipe fitting works in the tunnel of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project to Andritz Hydro. A meeting held at the UTHL's office in K... Read More


'Sanskrit dying in its own land'

DOLAKHA, Dec. 18 -- Until a few years ago, chanting hymns in Sanskrit language was a regular activity at the Sanskrit Secondary School of Hilepani in Kalinchowk Rural Municipality-4. Since Sanskrit wa... Read More


Contractor blamed for sluggish Lamosanghu-Jiri road improvement

DOLAKHA, Dec. 9 -- Following pressure from all stakeholders of the Lamosanghu-Jiri road improvement project, the contractors for the project did start the construction work but it is yet to pick up pa... Read More


Upgrading of road connecting mid-eastern hills to Kathmandu in limbo

DOLAKHA, Nov. 20 -- The Charikot-Khadichaur road widening project has come to a halt due to the negligence of the authorities concerned and the contractors, locals alleged. The delays in upgrading the... Read More


Jiri developing infrastructures to woo tourists

DOLAKHA, Oct. 29 -- Jiri, one of the favorite travel destinations among domestic and international tourists, is working to woo them further. Fulfilling the promises made during the election, the local... Read More


Two killed, one injured as fire breaks out in Dolakha

DOLAKHA, Oct. 26 -- Two members of a family were killed and another injured after a fire broke out at a house at Gaurishanker Rural Municipality in Dolakha on Thursday night. DSP Basudev Pathak at Di... Read More