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Truck overturns in Dhankuta, two DoR employees dead

  Dhankuta, March 13 Two employees of Department of Roads (DoR), Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, were killed when a truck en route to Dhankuta from Dharan carrying excavator parts met with an accident on Tuesday at Ghante of Sangurigadhi Rural Municipality-9 along the Koshi Highway. Four people have been injured in the accident. […]

Curfew clamped, three injured as police, protesters clash in Dhankuta

Kathmandu, January 35 At least three persons sustained injuries when police personnel and protesters engaged in a clash in Dhankuta on Thursday. Locals had resorted to a protest against the government decision to name Biratnagar as the temporary provincial capital of Province 1. The protesters say Dhankuta should be made the capitals. Earlier, the protesters […]

Flames destroy 17 houses in Dhankuta, Panchthar; losses estimated at Rs 33 lakh

Taplejung, April 15 Wildfires quickly spread from forests in Leguwa (Dhankuta district) and Chokmabu (Panchthar district) to nearby human settlements on Thursday, destroying 17 houses. In Dhankuta, flames spreading from Kalasingh and Kukurmara community forests in Leguwa engulfed a nearby settlement, destroying 12 houses, the Biratnagar-based Eastern Regional Police Office informed. In Panchthar, a fire spreading from a community […]