Faparbazaar residents fear Chaurakhola entering their homes

HETAUDA, July 15 -- On Sunday, Dil Bahadur Theeng from Faparbazaar in Bagmati Rural Municipality carried his son on his back and across Chaurakhola to Janata Secondary School. Due to incessant rains ... Read More

Man taken into custody for 'provoking' wife's suicide

HETAUDA, July 13 -- Makwanpur District Court on Friday remanded a man into judicial custody pending investigation into the death of his wife. Police are questioning Raju Thing, 35, of Hetauda Sub Met... Read More

Makwanpur local unit endorses free health care for Chepang community

HETAUDA, July 6 -- Subhadra Chepang, 71, of Bhimphedi Rural Municipality in Makwanpur district suffers from chronic chest and joint pains. She has not been able to seek medical help because of poverty... Read More

A blind boy sees the light again, and the internet applauds

Anup Ojha, Hetauda, July 3 -- Early Wednesday morning, an emotional video showing a teenage boy touching his surgeon after a successful cataract surgery had Nepali social media abuzz. In the video, th... Read More

Students in Makwanpur move into newly made school building

HETAUDA, June 22 -- Students of Ganesh Basic School in Hetauda Sub Metropolis-19, after four years of studying in makeshift classes, have shifted into a newly constructed building. Their previous buil... Read More

Chepang students in Dhirang suffer in the absence of secondary school

HETAUDA, June 21 -- Phulmaya Chepang passed her eighth grade with decent marks from Dhirang Basic School in a remote village of Raksirang, Makwanpur, in the last academic year. However, she has to rep... Read More

Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City starts works to restore Churia Tunnel

HETAUDA, June 11 -- Hetauda Sub-metropolitan City has started works to conserve Churia Tunnel which, according to late Swiss geologist Tony Hagen, is the first man-made tunnel in South Asia. The hist... Read More

Two wards in Makwanpur are child marriage-free zones now

HETAUDA, June 10 -- The Ward No 8 and 9 of Manahari Rural Municipality in Makwanpur district were declared child marriage-free zones amid a function on Sunday. The rural municipality has been campaig... Read More

Raksirang locals reel under an acute water crisis

HETAUDA, June 5 -- Dudhimaya Chepang wakes up at three every morning and heads off to a spring in Kholsi to fetch water. When she gets there after a two-hour long walk, several others like her are alr... Read More

Siladhuni students walk for six hours to go to school and come back home

HETAUDA, June 3 -- More than 30 children of Siladhuni in remote Raksirang Rural Municipality-6, Makwanpur, have to walk for six hours daily to go to school and come back home. This is a common proble... Read More