A Month Long Water Shutdown Leaves Locals Drinking Contaminated River Water

Residents of Yangchu, Kharpunath Rural Municipality-5 have been deprived of drinking water for a month.For the past month, villagers have been deprived of clean drinking water after the water pipeline was cut during the construction of the road using an excavator from Syalabada to Kharpel Rural Municipality. Balkrishna Shahi, a…

January 31, 2024  
School Faces Drinking Water Shortage Impacting Teachers and Students.

Lamalekh Primary School, situated in Chankheli Rural Municipality-6, Masidhara, Southern Region, is currently experiencing a shortage of drinking water, adversely affecting both teachers and students. Principal Radhika Shahi expressed her concern, stating that there has been a lack of interest in providing water supply for the school which was established…

November 27, 2023  
Health  Service Disrupted Due To the Absence Of Health Workers in Health Institution

Service holders of Raya Health Post, Kharpunath Rural Municipality-3 are facing challenges as they experience a one-week absence of a health worker in the institution. Narendra Rawal, a local service holder, complained that the health workers at Raya Health Center did not return to the health institution after the Dashain…

November 3, 2023  
Medicine Shortage Creates Health Concern Within Community

There has been a shortage of medicine in the Srinagar Health Post, Adanchuli Rural Municipality-3 for two weeks. The  local consumers have to face problems due to this shortage. A local resident Birman Budha expressed his grievance that, when he visited the health post with symptoms of headache and fever,…

October 31, 2023  
Compelled Students to Study in Earthquake-Damaged, Dilapidated Buildings

For a year now, students at Deval Basic School in Tumch, situated in Sarkegad Rural Municipality-1, have been compelled to study in a school building damaged by an earthquake. The classrooms display visible cracks, and there's a scarcity of desks and benches. Students endure cold conditions, especially on rainy days…

October 22, 2023  
Necessity of Physically Carrying Patients to Healthcare in Humla

In more than 100 locations across seven Rural Municipalities within the district, patients still need to be carried, often on the back of another person, to reach healthcare institutions. This practice continues due to the absence of road connectivity in Humla's Rural Municipalities, primarily stemming from the lack of a…

October 17, 2023  
Accused Of Rape Arrested

Police arrested 35-year-old Gorakh Bahadur Budha of Kharpunath Rural Municipality-1, Gopka from Simkot on September 27, 2023 for the crime of rape of a 30-year-old woman. The victim alleged that the accused had raped her in Thali Rural Municipality on September 2, 2023. Bhimlal Bhattarai, DSP at the District Police…

September 28, 2023  
Service Recipients in Distress as Area Administration Office,Sarkhegad Remains Closed for Over a Month and a Half

The closure of the Area Administration Office in Sarkegad Rural Municipality for one and a half months has posed significant challenges for service holders. The citizens of Tajakot, Aadanchuli, Sarkegad and Chankeli Rural Municipality are compelled to return without their works being done due to the unavailability of the workers.…

September 22, 2023  
A Woman Sent To Kuwait For Foreign Employment Is Stranded: A Plea For Rescue

35-year-old Dhankauri Rawal (Darshana),Barigaon, Adanchuli Rural Municipality-5, is now stranded in Kuwait. Rawal, who was sent to Kuwait on August 28, 2023 by the Integrated Foreign Employment Professionals Organization Nepal, Kathmandu, to work as a domestic worker, has been compelled to seek help from the government of Nepal expressing distress…

September 12, 2023  
Allegations by Relatives of Police Brutality Against a Detainee

Relatives of 25-year-old Janak Budha, who was accused in a rape case in Adanchuli Rural Municipality-2, have alleged that he was subjected to police brutality. The incident in question took place on September 5 when Janak Budha, currently detained in Purpaksa, was reportedly beaten by the police. The incident occurred…

September 8, 2023