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From the Kathmandu Press: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Veteran climber Kami Rita Sherpa has summitted Mount Everest for the 24th time and this story has been covered by most national dailies along with the news of the murder of nine people from two families in Panchthar. The provincial governments are upset over PM KP Sharma Oli’s remarks on federalism and this has also been featured on […]

Teenage girl found murdered in Panchthar

Kathmandu, May 13 Police in Panchthar district of eastern Nepal say they have found the body of a 15-year-old girl in Panchami, Hilihand-4 of the district on Sunday evening. The body of Sheetal Yonghand of the same neighbourhood was found with the slit throat, according to police. Police Inspector Anil Paudel of the District Police […]

Nepal’s first national ID cardholder dies

Phidim, April 15 The first national identity cardholder in the country, Bhagawati Devi Bhandari of Shantipur in Phidim Municipality-4 in Panchthar district, died on Friday. The 102-year-old was suffering from asthma. Her relative Surya Adhikari confirmed the death of Bhandari and shared her final rites were performed at Hawa Ghat in Phidim on Friday itself. […]

One killed, nine injured in Panchthar jeep accident

Kathmandu, July 10 One person was killed on the spot and nine others were injured in a jeep accident in Panchthar district of eastern Nepal on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Kailash Adhikari, a permanent resident of Chyangthapu-1 in the district. The jeep (Me 1 Ja 2051) lost its control and fell […]

This voting centre in Panchthar is operated by women only

Panchthar, November 26 A voting centre in Panchthar district headquarters, Phidim, is operated by women staff only. All poll staff and security personnel deployed at the voting centre in Phidim Municipality-3 are women. Chief Returning Officer in the district, Manoj KC, says this is the only centre where only women staff have been deployed. Women […]

Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda vows to do the needful for early completion of Falgunanda Marg

Kathmandu, October 6 Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ said on Thursday he will take what he called ‘special initiatives’ for early construction of the road connecting Damak of Jhapa district with China via Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung, which is known as Falgunanda Marg. He said this during a meeting with a delegation comprising political […]