Jeep Carrying Election Material Accident in Jumla; Eight Injured

A Jeep with number plate 1 Cha 2188, transporting election materials to a polling station in Jumla met with an accident on November 17. Eight people were injured. According to Inspector Dharmaraj Joshi, the District Police Office, Jumla, the accident occurred when the jeep was on its way to Tamati…

November 18, 2022  
Flood Swipes the Wooden Bridge Connecting Patients to Health Post

Due to the flood in Kankasundari Rural Municipality-4 Hatsinja, the patients are facing problem in getting services. After the bridge leading to the health centre over the Hima river was swept away by the flood, the beneficiaries were affected. Due to the increased flow of water in the river, it…

October 29, 2022  
Flood and Landslide in Karnali: 35 lost their lives, 2,900 Households Displaced

Due to the extreme flood and landslide that occurred on October 5, 2022, 35 people lost their lives in eight out of 10 districts of Karnali Province. According to the Karnali Province Police Office, Surkhet, 35 died in floods and landslides that occurred from October 5 to October 12. Besides…

October 13, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Police have arrested Kali Bahadur Nepali, 27, of Guthichaur Rural Municipality- 3, on the charge of raping a 23-year-old woman. He was arrested from Chandannath Municipality-7, Michagau on August 10, 2022. The victim was raped on August 8 and the complaint was filed at the District Police Office  on August…

August 11, 2022  
Four Children Injured After the School Building Collapsed, Education Affected

The building of Saraswati Basic School in Hurimahari-3 in Patarasi Rural Municipality in the eastern part of Jumla has collapsed and four students have been injured as well as the education has been affected. Students were injured when the school building collapsed on August 7, 2022, while classes were ongoing.…

August 8, 2022  
Crisis of Doctors and Health Workers Leads to Closure of COVID Hospital

The temporary COVID-19 hospital in Jumla has closed due to the crisis of doctors and health workers. Apart from the Chandannath municipality, there are seven rural municipalities which have COVID-19 hospitals. Those hospitals have oxygen cylinders, concentrators and some medicines. Due to the lack of doctors and health workers in…

July 22, 2022  
Lack of Deworming Medicine in Shanigau Health Post from One Month

There is a lack of deworming medicine in the Shanigaon health post of Sinja Rural Municipality in the northern part of Jumla. Consumers have complained that there is a problem at the health post due to the lack of deworming medicine for a month. During the Monsoon season diseases caused…

July 21, 2022  
Misbehaviour Against Students with the Excuse of Being Undisciplined

The teachers of Deurali Secondary School in Tila Rural Municipality-8, Jumlakot, have been accused of cutting the hair of four students of grade nine and misbehaving with them in front of their classmates for not following the discipline of the school. According to the victim students, their hair was cut…

July 12, 2022  
Scarcity of ORS at Health Posts in Patarasi

The health post of Patarasi in Jumla district has been experiencing a scarcity of Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS). There has been a scarcity of ORS from the last month after which the beneficiaries face problems. Monsoon is the season of various water-borne diseases. Mun Maya Bohora, a local, says, the…

July 3, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Agni Prasad Dhamala Sharma, 55, of Bistawada in Sinja Rural Municipality-2 has been on June 7 on the charge of raping a 37-year-old woman. Police arrested the accused from his house. According to the complaint, the accused Sharma raped the victim while she was on her way to Kathmandu from…

June 10, 2022