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  
Clash Between Congress and Maoist; 14 Injured

Around 14 people have been injured in a clash between Nepali Congress and Maoist cadres at Litakot village in Tatopani rural municipality-3 of Jumla district on April 29. The injured have been discharged after treatment at Karnali Health Sciences Academy Teaching Hospital, Jumla, said Constable Jagannath Khadka of the Hospital…

May 1, 2022  
Clash Between Maoist Cadres; One Injured

In a clash between the cadres of Maoist, a person was injured in Hima Rural Municipality. According to the police, there was a scuffle between the two parties over the issue of receiving ticket for the local level election’s candidate. The clash took place after the CPN-Maoist received tickets for…

April 27, 2022  
Farmers Lament of Not Receiving Agricultural Compensation Even after Five Months

The farmers who had lost everything in the unseasonal rainfall of November 2021, have not received any compensation till date. They have been lamenting for the loss which has not been addressed by the government even after months of the disaster. The farmers had appealed to the District Administration Office…

April 4, 2022  
Political Parties Informed not to Nominate Human Rights Violators in the Upcoming Election

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Karnali Province, Jumla has informed the political parties not to nominate human rights violators in the election. The commission has written to the political parties not to nominate human rights violators in the local level election scheduled for May 13, 2022, informed Bridhhanarayan Shahi,…

March 30, 2022  
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