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Rural roads being blacktopped

PANCHTHAR, July 9 -- The blacktopping of roads connecting rural areas of the district has started through a joint initiative of the federal and provincial governments. Most of the roads in the distri... Read More


Panchthar on a spending spree as fiscal year nears end

PANCHTHAR, June 12 -- As the current fiscal year nears its end, various sections of Saptami-Mauwa Road in southern part of Panchthar district are seen bustling with laborers. The road section is one ... Read More


Family feuds, depression fueling crimes: Police

PANCHTHAR, June 6 -- Foreign employment, family disintegration, betrayal by partners and many other social and psychological reasons have been affecting a growing number of families. In addition to th... Read More


Massive fire under control in Panchthar

PANCHTHAR, June 6 -- The massive fire at Phidim is under control. The fire that broke out engulfed the two-story house of Sangit Rana Magar and a house belonging to Karna Kumar Thapa. The fire was t... Read More


UPDATE: Massive fire breaks out in Panchthar

Panchthar, June 6 -- A massive fire has broken out in Phidim, Panchthar. Locals have already informed the police about the incident. 15 PM: A house has been engulfed while fire extinguishers are tr... Read More


Mastermind arrested for plotting teenage girl murder

PANCHTHAR, June 2 -- Police have arrested Padma Tamang, the mastermind of murdering a 15-years old teenage girl, from Damak, Jhapa. A special team of the police arrested Tamang while working in a hote... Read More


Villagers elated after piped water reaches their homes

PANCHTHAR, June 1 -- Prajita Lawati, a resident of ward 5 of Miklajung rural municipality in southern Panchthar was elated after a drinking water tap was installed at her home recently. Under the cam... Read More


Locals demand more police posts, quick response during emergency

PANCHTHAR, May 25 -- The brutal murder of nine people of two families recently in Panchthar and the subsequent hanging of the suspect in a tree has left the entire Miklajung Rural Municipality in a st... Read More


Evidence suggests involvement of younger son-in-law

PANCHTHAR, May 24 -- Preliminary investigations by police suggest that 31-year-old Man Bahadur Makhim could be responsible for the brutal massacre of nine members of two families in Miklajung-2 of Pan... Read More


Killings leave locals feeling uneasy

PACHTHAR, May 23 -- The brutal Miklajung murders have greatly unsettled the locals. On Wednesday, they were not to be found carrying out their daily activities as normal. "It used to be peaceful in t... Read More