Stories By 'SUDIP KAINI'
The Natural Resource Management Committee of Gorkha has decided to suspend the extraction and supply of pebbles, stones and sand from local rivers following mounting complaints against illegal mining. Unlawful river mining has been a major problem on the banks of the Kali Gandaki and Marshyangdi rivers.
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Lahure is a common Nepali term that denotes Nepali people serving in foreign armies—Indian or British, and is still considered an attractive career path for Nepalis. Lahures lived a comfortable life due to their lucrative earnings. Their family dynamics, economic status and social prestige stood out in society. Even today, many Nepali youths still want to get recruited in British and Indian army forces for a good life.
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The food-hit remote areas in Gorkha district have been affected by the delay in supply of subsidised rice.
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Naya Shakti Nepal coordinator Baburam Bhattarai won the Gorkha-2 federal parliamentary seat for his efforts to develop the district while he was the finance minister and the prime minister.
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A pistol and three bullets have been recovered from the motorbike of CPN (Maoist Centre) candidate under proportional representation (PR) category Sushila Simkhada in Gorkha.
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Nepali Congress (NC) candidate of Gorkha constituency-1 'B' Rajendra Bajgain has flouted election code of conduct by chartering a helicopter for election campaign in the district.
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