Monday, September 29, 2008


Jailbirds of Damauli prison have urged the district-based political parties, organisations and offices to provide them with donations so that they could also celebrate Dashain. “As the money provided by the government is not sufficient to manage Dashain expenses, we urge the parties, organisations and offices to provide us with money,” Keshav Bahadur Thapa, a jailbird, said, adding that the DDC had provided Rs 2,000 and the District Child Welfare Committee and the Tanahun Chamber of Commerce and Industries each had provided Rs 1,000.

Source: The Himalayan Times

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Nepal Bandh effect in Damauli

Nepal Bandh was called by RJMN in 28th September.
Situation remained tense in Damauli of Tanahun district throughout the day after argument between bandh organisers and labourers, who chased away RJMN activists to reopen the Prithvi Highway.

Source: The Himalayan Times

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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Drinking water scarce in Damauli

Source: Gorkhapatra

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Saturday, September 6, 2008

Vyas cave, Damauli

While checking facebook, I found my facebook friend Santosh Poudel has post an article about Vyas cave. I could not stop posting the photo of the cave in this blog. Thanks santosh for your post.

Source: Facebook article of Santosh Poudel

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Thursday, September 4, 2008

Leprosy cases

Twenty new leprosy cases have been reported in Tanahun district during the last 14 months. According to District Health Office, they are being treated in different health posts including Damauli, Bandipur, Puran Dihi, Khairenitaar, Tharpu, Jyamruk and Dhorphirdi. — RSS

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008

PLA escapees fear for life

Seven People’s Liberation Army (PLA) personnel, who fled from Fourth Division of PLA’s Paribartan Smriti Brigade at Hattikhor in Nawalparasi, have demanded security, saying that they were facing threats from the Maoists. Appraising the matter to UNMIN, human rights organisations and leaders of political parties, they appealed to them to protect their lives. The seven PLA personnel, hailing from Tanahun, Lamjung, Gorkha and Makwanpur, fled from the camp on August 21 after unbearable torture meted out to them by seniors, said a escapee, Deepak KC of Ghasikuwa-5.

Source: The Himalayan Times, Kantipur Daily and Gorkhapatra

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