Tehrathum District is one of 14 districts of Province No. 1 of Nepal.

Climate Zone Elevation Range % of Area
Upper Tropical 300 to 1,000 meters
1,000 to 3,300 ft.
subtropical 1,000 to 2,000 meters
3,300 to 6,600 ft.
Temperate 2,000 to 3,000 meters
6,400 to 9,800 ft.


At the time of the 2011 Nepal census, Tehrathum District had a population of 101,577. Of these, 49.8% spoke Nepali, 34.4% Limbu, 6.0% Tamang, 2.2% Magar, 1.9% Gurung, 1.4% Newari, 1.4% Rai, 1.0% Sherpa and 0.6% Kulung as their first language. 46.7% of the population in the district spoke Nepali, 1.0% Limbu and 1.0% Bantawa as their second language.

Radio Tehrathum

Radio Tehrathum is a Frequency Modulation station dedicated to the service of peoples resided in community and it is situated at the heart of Myanglung, Terhathum District of Kosi Zone in eastern Nepal.

It has short wave transmission power, subsequently, it could have cast or thrown its wave of transmission only to the limited areas of the district and on next hand, it is covering or transmitting its successful services about or roughly up to 2 to 3 miles in surrounding of Koshi zone in eastern development region of Nepal. It is stepping rapidly delivering its service clearly with the coverage of 400000 people.

This radio transmits various programs in its different scheduled times. Just last year it has added 1 MHz so that it is now 92.4MHZ or 1 MHz has been added in 92.3 MHz so that it has now become 92.4 MHz. The FM is now being conducted by private ownership.

The head person is regarded to be Manager, Executive director who has full authority to control, supervise and execute all the workloads or responsibilities obtained from this radio station. This FM has been serving to the Myanglung residents along with peoples from remote areas. To uplift and promote the cultures and languages of Terathum district, this FM has played a significant role.

On the good occasion of inauguration of Radio Terathum, a best wishes or good-will program was transmitted by quite new journalists which were an experiment to see whether the broadcast is successfully covering or catching to the most part of the district or not. Since then, various kinds of programmes are made prepared to air on the scheduled times such as good wishes dedication programme is conducted or aired on morning time at 8:am. A Musical zoom programme is presented with the accompany of R.J Mrs.Susma Karki & her co-worker for just an hour.

Similarly, Morning prayer program is presented with the help of R.J Prem Guragai. Different kind of propaganda linked jokes, cartoons, many more such offering entertainments programmes are performed or presented by journalists themselves. FM station is now endowed with modern technologies along with skilled & experienced radio journalists. Every day at 6 am breaking news as well as detailed news is aired whereas half-hour time from 8:45 am to 9:15 am has been separated for news and common issue programme broadcast from BBC Nepali service after then due serial programmes are presented. It is about to turn 4 years since it has been set up.

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By Satyal

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