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  
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  
Accused of Abduction Arrested

District Police Office has arrested Dan Bahadur Rokaya, 25, of Hima Rural Municipality-3 from Airport Chowk of Surkhet on August 21, 2021. He was arrested on the charge of abducting a 10-month old infant. Inspector Kanak Bahadur Shahi told INSEC that Rokaya has confessed that he took the infant and…

August 23, 2021  
Farmers Demand Compensation for Distributing Fake Saplings

Farmers have demanded compensation saying that the Kankasundari rural municipality has distributed fake saplings. The farmers have demanded compensation after it was confirmed that the rural municipality had procured the seedlings through tender but did not do the grafting. Punna Budha, a farmer of Kankasundari-4 Lakepar, complained that he had…

April 4, 2021  
Citizens Deprived of Social Security Allowance from Eight Months

Senior citizens, single women, children, and persons with disabilities of Chandannath Municipality have complained of being deprived of their social security allowance since September 2020. They have complained that the people's representatives and employees have not shown any interest in distributing the allowance for the past eight months. There are…

March 15, 2021  
Health Service Act passed by Kanka Sundari Rural Council

The Kanaka Sundari rural municipality has passed two other acts including the Health and Sanitation Services Act. Information Officer Dan Singh Karki informed the INSEC representative that the Health and Sanitation Services Act 2077 BS, Environment and Natural Resources Conservation Act 2077 BS, and Rural Education Policy 2077 BS have…

January 13, 2021  
Banned CPN Cadre Arrested

Police have arrested three cadres of the banned CPN from Tila rural municipality-7 Ghode on August 9, 2020. The arrested ones are: Jumla District Secretary Raj Bahadur Bham (27) of Soru rural municipality-6, Nanda Tiruwa (29) of Hima rural municipality-7 Dhachu, Sapana Budha (15) of Hima rural municipality-6. According to…

August 11, 2020  
Arson Caused By Unknown Group 

Two motorbikes parked near Karnali Boarding School of Chandan Nath Municipality-4 was burnt on 18 June by an unknown group.  One of the bikes was burnt near Kabadhal and one was burnt 100 meters away from where it was parked, informed Inspector Rajendra Chand.  The motorbikes belonged to Padam Raj Rawal (Bhe 4 Pa 6810) of Chandan Nath Municipality-7 and another belonged to Laxmi Chandra Rawal (Ka 1 Pa 2070).  The police have informed…

June 18, 2020  
Sexual Abuse Accused Arrested 

Police have arrested Kamal Bista (23) of Patrashi rural municipality-6 Urthu on 16 June 2020 in accusation of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl.  The victim was abused on 15 June and the complaint was filed on the same day at the District Police Office after which the accused was arrested, informed Inspector Rajendra Chand.  Health checkup of the victim was conducted…

June 17, 2020  
Studies affected after school padlocked

The studies of students of 22 schools in Sinja Rural Municipality were  affected after teachers padlocked the school for indefinite period of time. The teachers are in protest after they did not received remuneration from the last eight months. In protest of this, 22 schools were padlocked for indefinite period…

July 2, 2019