10-Months of Food Shortage in Humla

The residents of Namkha Rural Municipality-6 are facing a severe food shortage as they have not received any food supplies for the past 10 months. Nimarinjin Tamang, a local resident, expressed concern over the situation and explained that due to issues with the Food Management and Trade Company Limited branch…

August 21, 2023  
Lack of Regular Air Service in Humla Impedes Timely Medical Care, Resulting in Child Fatalities

The absence of consistent air services in Humla District has led to a distressing situation where patients requiring immediate medical attention outside the district have been unable to access well-equipped hospitals in a timely manner, resulting in the tragic loss of four children's lives within the span of a month.…

August 18, 2023  
School Children Deprived of Education, Damaged Building and Land Dispute

Prem Balbikas Vidyalaya, situated in Simkot Rural Municipality-7, has faced closure since May due to the deteriorating condition of its building. The school's closure has left 12 children enrolled in the school of Pamlathung village without access to education. The dilapidation of the school building was primarily caused by continuous…

July 23, 2023  
Accused of Physical Assault and Beating Arrested

On the basis of a complaint filed by the victim, 40-year-old Asbani Devkota, an accountant employed in Namkha Rural Municipality, Jumla District, the police have taken action and arrested three individuals. The arrested individuals have been identified as 29-year-old Nurbu Lama from Simkot Rural Municipality-4, and 30-year-olds Dorje Lama and…

July 23, 2023  
Ward Chairpersons Accused of Physically Assaulting Police Officer

Jeevan Chapai, a 28-year-old policeman working at Gulfagad Police Station of Adanchuli Rural Municipality, was beaten up by Dil Bahadur Fadera, Ward Chairperson of Adanchuli Rural Municipality-3 and Manshrashi Pandey, Ward Chairperson of the same Rural Municipality-4 on July 5. Assistant Superintendent Kumar Giri of Gulfagad Police has provided information…

July 7, 2023  
Accused of Rape of Seven Year Old, Arrested

On July 3, the police apprehended Janak Budha, a 25-year-old resident of Adanchuli Rural Municipality-2, on charges of raping a 7-year-old girl on June 18 in the village. DSP Bhimalal Bhattarai from the District Police Office confirmed that the rape took place on July 1 in Makai village, which is…

July 4, 2023  
Complaint Against Accused of Assault Against Law Enforcement Personnel

On June 35, a complaint was lodged with the police against Prithvi Rokaya, 23, a resident of Simkot Rural Municipality-2, and Ashish Rawat, 22, a resident of Simkot Rural Municipality-6. The complaint pertained to their assault on Assistant Sub Inspector Poorna Bahadur B.K, 35, and Police Constable Surendra Bishta, 34,…

June 27, 2023  
Lack Of Desks and Bench, Students Sit on Floor

The students of Deval Basic School Tumcha, Sarkegad Rural Municipality-1, were forced to sit on the floor during classes for the past four years due to a lack of desk benches. Manish Khadka, a student of class 6, complained that since the school could not arrange desks and benches in…

June 12, 2023  
Flood In School Compelled Students To Study in Open Square

Students of Janaprakash Medium School, Tajakot, Rural Municipality-1 Kadhagaun, are forced to study in an open square, due to damage caused by the flood after heavy rainfall-induced flood, from May 22 to May 26, 2023. The Principal, Dalpati Khadka, stated that students had to sit on the school ground and…

May 30, 2023  
Unavailability of Blood In District, Woman with Labor Complications Suffers for Three Days

Asmita Tamta, 19, of Gopka, Kharpunath Rural Municipality-1, was referred to a hospital outside the district, after three days of struggle to acquire O-negative blood within the district. According to her husband Raju Kami Tamta, Asmita's labor contractions started on May 15, and she was admitted to District Hospital Humla…

May 22, 2023