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There's only one secondary school in remote Chumnubri, and it has leaking roofs and few teachers

Gorkha, Jan. 12 -- If Karmal Lama, a sixth grader, wants to go to school, he has to walk for an entire day. Lama is a resident of Chumchet, a remote village where there are no motorable roads. And his... Read More


Nepali from Gorkha killed in India's Jammu and Kashmir

Gorkha, Jan. 3 -- Arjun Thapa Magar, a 25-year old Nepali, was among the two Indian Army soldiers killed in a skirmish with infiltrators at Nowshera in Rajouri district of India's Jammu and Kashmir on... Read More


Only 30 percent work on Gorkha Durbar completed as deadline ends

Gorkha, Dec. 25 -- The Visit Nepal 2020 campaign is just around the corner, but Gorkha Durbar-a major tourist destination in Gorkha district-is still in ruins. The reconstruction of the historic pala... Read More


Pappu Construction leaves a bridge incomplete over the Trishuli river

Gorkha, Dec. 21 -- The construction of a bridge over the Trishuli river near Prithvi Highway took off some five years ago. Fast forward to today and the construction site wears an abandoned look, with... Read More


Khanigaun settlement in Gorkha at risk of landslide, erosion

Khanigaun (gorkha), Nov. 30 -- Kanchha Kami, a resident of Khanigaun in Gorkha, is a worried man these days. After the Dongsyang stream changed its course towards his house, Kami fears that the land h... Read More


Dharche locals in Gorkha see light after four years

Gorkha, Nov. 7 -- When the 2015 earthquake affected Nauli Khola Micro Hydropower Project in Gorkha's Dharche, locals were compelled to put their television sets to rest. They had to depend on solar po... Read More


Construction of integrated settlement for quake-hit people in Laprak to be completed within two months

Gorkha, Oct. 31 -- Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) plans to complete the construction of an integrated settlement for earthquake-displaced families of Laprak, Gorkha, within two months. The NR... Read More