Continuous Rainfall Invites Threat of Famine

Continuous rainfall for the last four days has destroyed the Kalimarsidhan (a kind of paddy) which is found in Jumla. This year, it was assumed that the production of Marsidhan will be increasing but unfortunately the rainfall that started from October 17, 2021, has submerged the crops that were kept…

October 21, 2021  
Accused of Killing Arrested

Police have arrested Kabiram Khadka, 47, of Kumakh Rural Municipality-5 on the charge of killing his 42-year-old wife. He was arrested on October 19, 2021, from the spot of the incident. According to Inspector Arjun Poudel of the District Police Office, Salyan, the accused was arrested on the charge of…

October 20, 2021  
Office of Radio Kailash Sabotaged by Unidentified Group

The office of Radio Kailash FM located at Simkot Rural Municipality-6 was sabotaged by an unidentified group on October 12, 2021. Rajan Rawat, Manager of Radio Kailash FM, said that an unidentified group had vandalized the infrastructures of the radio when no one was in the office. According to Manager…

October 19, 2021  
Clash Between Local Youths and Police, Seven Police Injured

Seven policemen have been injured in a clash between local youths and police. Seven policemen, including ASI Komal Raj Bohara, 31, working at the District Police Office, were injured in a clash at Bagbazar of Musikot Municipality-5 on October 15, 2021. Inspector Kapil Jung Shahi of the District Police Office…

October 18, 2021  
Public in Crisis Due to Lack of Subsidized Food

General Public has been facing a crisis due to the lack of subsidized food, which used to be distributed by Food Management and Trading Company Ltd. Due to insufficient food at the company’s branch and storage at Dolpa, citizens are compelled to buy food items at higher prices. Rajimaan Sarki…

October 10, 2021  
Human Rights Activists Interact with Provincial Police for the Security of Raute Community

A team of human rights activists visited Ganesh Bahadur Aira, Nepal Police’s Karnali Province Chief of on October 4, 2021, and discussed about the security and situation of Raute community. Narayan Subedi, Coordinator of INSEC Karnali Province Office, Surkhet, said that the discussion focused on the security of the community…

October 4, 2021  
Rape Accused Arrested

Police have arrested a 27-year-old relative on October 2, 2021, on charges of raping a 24-year-old woman. The victim had lodged a complaint at the District Police Office, Salyan on October 1, alleging that she was raped on the same day. DSP Govinda Thapa of the District Police Office, Salyan…

October 4, 2021  
Students Unable to Commute Due to Lack of Bridge

The destruction of a wooden bridge of Syapre stream of Simkot Rural Municipality-4 due to flood and landslide has obstructed the educational journey of thirty-five students. These children have not been able to commute to their school which is located in the headquarters of the district. The children have complained…

October 3, 2021  
Senior Citizens Deprived of Basic Facilities Expressed Themselves on the Occasion of International Senior Citizen’s Day

The senior citizens of Jumla have complained of not getting discounts including free treatment and reservations in public transportation. They shared their experiences with the stakeholders on the occasion of the 23rd International Senior Citizens' Day. Chairperson of the Senior Citizens Association Jumla, Tirtha Raj Bharati said that the rights…

October 1, 2021  
Locals of Chaurajahari Lament on Scarcity of Drinking Water

Locals of Ghari Tatagaun of Chaurajahari Municipality-3 are experiencing a shortage of drinking water. Kali Bahadur Nepali, a local, shared that there was only one tap in the village and 32 households depended on it for drinking water. They have to wait in queue for an entire day for their…

September 29, 2021