Stories By 'Harihar Singh Rathour'
People of Ruby Valley in the northern part of Dhading are compelled to charter a helicopter whenever someone falls sick for taking them to a hospital.As the village is not connected by road, people have no option but to use helicopter to fly patients to Kathmandu or the District Hospital in case of an emergency. There are 7,000 families living in Ruby Valley.
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The Chambas settlement in Gajuri 2, Dhading, is at a risk of landslide after the land developed cracks due to haphazard extraction of slate, an initial study of the rural municipality has found.
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Many elderly people from northern Dhading are reluctant to resettle to Dhadingbesi, the district headquarters, knowing that their landslides could be wiped out any time by landslides.
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Five persons died and 11 others were injured when landslides swept away nine houses in separate incidents at Khaniyabas and Netrawati Dabjong Rural Municipalities in Dhading district on Wednesday night.Police said a house belonging to Raju Gole in Khaniyabas Municipality-5 was buried, killing his daughter-in-law Basuda Gurung and two granddaughters, Laxmi, 8, and Sarswati, 5. Gole’s 10-year-old grandson Bikash was rescued alive. Five persons were injured in the disaster.
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Thirty-nine health facilities, which were destroyed in the Gorkha Earthquake, have been handed over to the District Health Office (DHO) in Dhading district after reconstruction.
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Secretary at the Ministry of Irrigation Ramananda Prasad Yadav and a relative died when a Scorpio jeep swerved off the road and plunged into the Trishuli river at Salanghat along the Prithvi Highway in the wee hours of Saturday.
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