Elderly Woman Killed By Stabbing

On August 28, an incident occurred in which an 80-year-old woman named Bhagarathi Chand from Malikarjun Rural Municipality-7, Topika, was tragically killed. Her death was a result of stab wounds to her neck and chest. Inspector Gyanendra Bahadur Singh from the District Police Office in Darchula reported that the elderly…

August 28, 2023  
Accused of Rape Arrested

On August 26, the police arrested 30-year-old Narayan Kushmi from Gauriganga Municipality-6 on the charges of raping a 26-year-old woman. The victim reported to an INSEC representative that she had been raped by the accused on July 12. The victim explained that the accused had contacted her through social media…

August 27, 2023  
Absence transportation and Road Poses Threat to Right to Health

In several villages within the district, the lack of adequate healthcare facilities and roads is causing significant challenges for the locals when it comes to transporting patients to hospitals for treatment. One such case occurred in Shivnath Rural Municipality, where a 45-year-old individual named Kardi Saud fell ill. Due to…

August 24, 2023  
Accused of Rape Arrested

On August 21, police arrested 28-year-old Anil Sarki of Bhimdatta Municipality-18, Janki Tol, on charges of raping a 17-year-old girl. The arrest was made based on a complaint filed by the victim. DSP Prakash Dangi from the District Police Office, Kanchanpur, informed that the accused was apprehended while hiding at…

August 22, 2023  
Dalit settlements Struggling: Acute Shortage of Clean Drinking Water

The Dalit settlement in Kausadi, situated in Sigas Rural Municipality-6, is currently grappling with a severe shortage of clean drinking water, leading to significant challenges for its residents. The 12 Dalit families residing in this area have been grappling with this issue for some time. Local resident Bhim Nepali highlighted…

August 17, 2023  
Pregnant Women Compelled to Give Birth at Home

The absence of a birthing center in Mahakali Municipality-6 has resulted in pregnant women being compelled to give birth at home. In the previous fiscal year 022/023, six women were forced to deliver at home due to the lack of maternity services. The lack of a health post in the…

August 15, 2023  
Insufficient Management in Correctional Home : Children in Difficulties

The children housed in the district's correctional homes are currently grappling with difficulties due to the insufficient management of these facilities. The issue emerged as the capacity of the correctional home was exceeded by the number of children requiring accommodation. Presently, there are 42 children residing in the Children's Correctional…

August 15, 2023  
Complaint Filed Against Accused of Physical Assault of Ward Chairperson

On August 13,  Ravindra Prasad Devkota, the ward chairperson of Bhimdatta Municipality 18, was subjected to phusyocal assualt . The incident led to the filing of a formal complaint of attempt to murder against five individuals, identified as Kamal Rokaya, Keshav Chand, Rohitjung Kunwar, Pravin Bogti, and Navin Chand, who…

August 14, 2023  
Girl Dies of Snake Bite in a Menstural Hut

On August 8th, 16-year-old Anita Chand from Pancheshwar Rural Municipality-4, Fauli, tragically lost her life to a snakebite while sleeping in a menstrual hut. Local resident Janak Bahadur Chand reported that Anita, a 10th-grade student at Jawalpur Secondary School, succumbed to a snakebite. The residence of the deceased young woman…

August 10, 2023  
Unavailability of Subsidized Rice Leaves Locals in Distress

A food crisis has arisen in Himali Rural Municipality after the subsidized rice ran out at the Kuwadi Temporary Food Depot in the district. The crisis of subsidized rice has led to hardship for the inhabitants of Wards 1, 2, and 3 (Bichchaya) in Himali Rural Municipality, as well as…

August 8, 2023