Rise in Unsafe Abortion in Jumla

The number of unsafe abortions in Jumla has been increasing. There has been a rise in the number of women taking contraceptive pills and undergoing unsafe abortions without medical check-ups. Despite the legal provision for safe abortions up to 12 weeks of pregnancy, statistics show that medications are being used unsafely for…

June 29, 2024  
Locals Vandalized Municipal Office After Fire Brigade Did Not Reach Fire Scene

A fire broke out in the garage of Padma Acharya Adhikari at the bus park in Chandannath Municipality-6 on June 26 around 9:00 PM. Following the incident, the fire brigade of Chandannath Municipality and the local police administration were promptly notified to control the fire. However, the fire brigade did…

June 28, 2024  
Woman Compelled Staying in Cowshed With Her Newborn Baby

Basanti Rokaya, 25 of Tajakot Rural municipality-3 Maspur is compelled to stay in a cowshed even after three weeks of giving birth. Rokaya shared that she is compelled to spend the night on the cold ground because her family insists she stay in a shed, fearing that staying at home…

June 26, 2024  
Rape Accused Sentenced to 13 Years Imprisonment

Dailekh District Court sentenced 26-year-old Dinesh Budha of Dullu Municipality-3  to 13 years imprisonment for  raping a 16-year-old girl. Registrar Badri Prasad Lamichhane of the District court informed that the bench of District Judge Balram Lamsal on 24 June gave the accused following verdict along with  5 lakh rupees fine,…

June 25, 2024  
Residents Staged Sit-in Protest Over Seven Months Water Deprivation

Residents of Shanti Tole, Simkot Rural Municipality-6, staged a sit-in protest at the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Office on June 23 over the issue of being deprived of drinking water for seven months. Around 12 women of Shanti Tole have been compelled to stage a sit-in protest…

June 24, 2024  
Accused Sentenced to Seven Years Imprisonment for Crime of Rape

The District Court sentenced 35-year-old Gorakh Bahadur Budha of Kharpunath Rural Municipality-1 Gopka to seven years imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 3,00,000 for raping a 30-year-old woman. Registrar Gyan Bahadur Khatri of District Court informed that the bench of Judge Shambhu Prasad Baral decided the following sentence with…

June 24, 2024  
Accused of Mistreatment Arrested

Police arrested 38-year-old Amrit Budha of the Patarasi Rural Municipality-5 for the charge of mistreating 41-year-old Abhiraj Upadhyaya, the Chief of Education Department of the same Rural Municipality on 21 June. The accused was arrested on June 20 at Shankar Secondary School, Lodchaur, for arguing over the issue of teacher's…

June 22, 2024  
Unoperated Basic Health Unit in Simkot Caused Suffering for Patients

People in Simkot Rural Municipality-8 are facing significant difficulties because the Yangu Basic Health Unit building remains unoperated. Despite the government establishing the health center in the Rural Municipality in 2018, it has stayed unused, leaving the locals of Yangu without access to treatment. Additionally, there has been a lack…

June 21, 2024  
Deputy Mayor of Chhayanath Rara Municipality Allegedly Beaten

Aishwarya Malla, 36, the Deputy Mayor of Chhayanath Rara Municipality reported that she, along with her husband Upar Bahadur, 37, and Ramraj Malla, 32, an employee of Municipality Office were beaten by Naresh Bham, 28, Dilip Kumar Bham, 27, and Bishnu Khatri, 30, all of same Municipality-4 on 19 June.…

June 21, 2024  
Accused Arrested for Incest Rape

Police arrested 32-year-old man from Sinja Rural Municipality-1 on 12 June for raping his 6-year-old daughter. Inspector Umesh Chand informed that the aggrieved party had filed a complaint at the District Police Office on 11 June alleging that the accused had raped the victim on 9 June. Inspector Chand said…

June 13, 2024