Man Accused of Killing His Wife Arrested

The police arrested Ratan Pachai, 30 years old, on May 17, 2023, in Chandannath Municipality-6 Bijayanagar, on the charge of killing his wife, Dansara Rawat Pachai, 20 of Kankasundari Rural Municipality-6 Pachaiwada. The authorities discovered the body of Dansara, in the Tila River, on May 16, 11 days after she…

May 19, 2023  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Dipendra Kami, 21, of Tila Rural Municipality-5 has been arrested by the police on 9 March in the charge of rape of a 17-year-old girl on 21 January 2020. Team of police deputed at Kudari Police Post arrested the accused from Tila Rural Municipality-4, Sapulli. Inspector of District Police Office,…

March 12, 2023  
Pokhri Village’s Women Forced To Unsafe Child Delivery at Home.

Despite the government's policy of reducing home delivery to zero, women in the rural areas of Jumla often give birth unsafely at home. There is no birthing center nearby. There are no means of transportation or help to carry these women to hospitals. There is no road for vehicles leading…

March 9, 2023  
Shortage of Essential Medicine at Health Posts

Kudari Health Center in Kudari Village, Tila, Rural-Municipality, is facing a shortage of essential medicines for over a month. The patients of Health Post shared their frustration due to the unavailability of basic medicines like paracetamol, and electrolytes. According to a resident of Kudari village, Lalsari Sunar, the Health Post…

January 2, 2023  
Scarcity of Drinking Water in Jumla ‘Rara’

Tila Rural Municipality-1 of Jumla is affected by the scarcity of drinking water. The scarcity is triggered by the 43-year-old weak Dumkali drinking water plan and drying of the water source. Villagers are facing dispute due to the scarcity of drinking water. There is Jumla road of Karnali highway below…

December 25, 2022  
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