Seventy-two Percent of Citizens Lack Access to Health Insurance

The Article 35 of Constitution of Nepal 2015 states that every citizen shall have the right to seek basic health care services from the state and no citizen shall be deprived of emergency health care. The government implemented a health insurance program from the financial year 2015-2016 for providing convenient…

January 10, 2024  
Accused Of Attempted Beating Arrested

Police arrested 42-year-old Mahesh Rai of Mahalakshmi Municipality-5 Legu on December 14 for the charge of attempting to mistreat Chairperson KP Sharma Oli of  Nepal Communist Party (NCP) UML. DSP Rajbabu Marhajan of the District Police Office reported that the accused attempted to physically assault Chairperson Oli in the waiting…

December 14, 2023  
Suicide After Killing Wife And Son

According to police 35-year-old Tikaram Gurung committed suicide on November 22 after killing his 36-year-old wife Bhima Gurung and 10-year-old son Ayush Gurung of Dhankuta Municipality-1. District Police Office SP Krishna Prasad Koirala said that Tikaram had assaulted his wife and son to death during a domestic dispute and committed…

December 6, 2023  
Arson At The House Of Public Representative

According to the police, an unknown party set fire to the house of Devendra Guragai, the ward Chairperson of Pakhribas municipality-6, on the night of December 2. Chairperson Guragai stated that an unidentified party gathered the clothes stored on the lower floor of the house and set them on fire.He…

December 3, 2023  
Suicide After Killing Wife And Son

According to police 35-year-old Tikaram Gurung committed suicide on November 22 after killing his 36-year-old wife Bhima Gurung and 10-year-old son Ayush Gurung of Dhankuta Municipality-1. District Police Office SP Krishna Prasad Koirala said that Tikaram had assaulted his wife and son to death during a domestic dispute and committed…

November 23, 2023  
Difficulty Getting Services Due To Lack Of Disability-Friendly Buildings

The Government of Nepal has issued the Guidelines for Accessible Systems for Persons with Disabilities 2021 , however, due to the lack of construction of government buildings in accordance with the guidelines, people with disabilities face  problems in accessing services. Due to the  local level buildings in the district are…

October 10, 2023  
Victim Accuse Party Cadres of Assault and Humiliation

Pradeep Karki, a 40-year-old man from Dhankuta and a permanent resident of Dolakha, has alleged that he was assaulted and humiliated by cadres of the Revolutionary Communist Party who rubbed black soot on his face. According to Karki, the incident occurred on September 26 in Sijali village of Hille, Dhankuta…

September 28, 2023  
Mid-day Meal Of Class-6 Students Managed By The Rural Municipality

Chhathar Jorpati Rural Municipality has planned to manage the lunch expenses on its own after the government of Nepal cut the mid-day meal program for the students of class-6 from the academic session 2023. The government has allocated a budget for providing daily meals to students only up to grade…

September 12, 2023  
Daughter-in-Law Arrested for Allegedly Killing Mother-in-Law

Police have arrested Bishnumaya Limbu,32, Sangurigarhi village-4 Paksiv, on charges of killing her mother-in-law, Sukmaya Limbu, 63. The arrest took place on June 23, 2023, following an investigation into the unfortunate incident. According to the District Police Office, Inspector Man Prasad Shrestha, the accused daughter-in-law was apprehended at her residence…

June 24, 2023  
Complaint Registered Against Accused of Witch Craft Allegations

Police have registered a complaint against the 55-year-old man who accused his 46-year-old daughter-in-law of witchcraft at the District Police Office, Dhankuta. The victim's 22-year-old son said that his father-in-law, who was living with his family in Sagol, repeatedly called her a witch and threatened to feed her human excrement.…

June 9, 2023