Accused of Sexual Abuse Arrested

Kaushal Paudel,24, resident of  Birendranagar Napa-5, Surkhet District, was arrested by the District Police Office, Salyan on October 31, on the charge of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. Inspector Santosh Khanal informed that the victim had filed a complaint in the district police office, Salyan of coercion under offenses related…

November 3, 2022  
Accused of Rape Arrested

Rewant Budhathoki, 2, Bangad Kupinde Napa-2 Bame, was arrested on October 30, 2022, on the charge of raping an 18-year-old girl. According to Inspector Santosh Khanal, Salyan, the accused lured the victim on the false pretense of marriage to her on October 29. It was reported that, on the same…

November 1, 2022  
Death of Two and Three Injured after a Stray Bomb Blast in Kalikot

Jharana Thapa, three, died on the spot after a stray bomb exploded on October 29, 2022, in Tilagufa Municipality-10 Ranawada. Saraswati Rana, five, died during treatment at the Karnali Provincial Hospital of Surkhet. DSP Jaishwar Rimal of District Police Office, Kalikot informed INSEC representative that eight-year-old Kamal Thapa, three-year-old Darshana…

October 29, 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  
Dispute between the Youths of Simkot: 10 Security Personnel Injured

Five locals and five policemen were injured in a clash between the youths of Thehe located in Simkot rural municipality-3 and the youth of Khadhak village located in the same Simkot rural municipality -5. The dispute was caused during the inter-ward football tournament of Simkot Rural Municipality that started on…

October 29, 2022  
Ready to Cooperate and Provide Support in the Field of Human Rights: Pun 

Lakshmi Pun Magar, Deputy Chairperson of Barahatal Rural Municipality stated that they are ready to cooperate and provide support in the field of Human Rights. In a Project Introduction and Human Rights Group Formation program organized by INSEC, Karnali Provincial Office, on October 19, Pun expressed his pleasure regarding INSEC’s…

October 20, 2022  
Government Demands to Solve Flight-related Issues in Karnali

A team led by Naresh Bandhari, former Minister of Internal Affairs and Law, Karnali Province, in a meeting with Jeevan Ram Shrestha, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, demanded the government to solve flight-related issues in Karnali. The team further requested Minister Shrestha to arrange a meeting with private…

October 19, 2022  
20 Polling Centres Found Extremely Sensitive in Surkhet

Twenty polling stations in Surkhet have been designated as highly sensitive for the upcoming elections of the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly to be held on November 20. Out of a total of 139 polling stations, 20 polling stations are highly sensitive, 86 are sensitive and 33 are normal.…

October 14, 2022  
Two Schools at Risk of flood, Teaching Affected

During the construction of the Khalanga-Baluwasangrahi road, two school buildings in Salyan have been identified as being at risk of landslides. Mahadev Basic School in Bangadkupinde Municipality-8 Jamire and Baljagrut Basic School in Bagchaur Municipality-12 Okhreni are the schools identified as being in the landslide risk zone. In the process…

October 13, 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