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Nagendra Upadhyaya



Conflict-hit women demand justice

June 19, 2018 03:00 AM

SURKHET, June 19: In May 1998, Bijeshara Shahi of Padamghat, Kalikot was on her way to school when she suddenly heard gunshots from all sides. She was hit with two bullets - one in her left hand and the other in the hip.

Social media giants ‘exploiting children’ to generate more traffic, report warns

June 15, 2018 11:54 AM

Social media giants are exploiting children by hooking them on their sites in a ploy to generate more traffic, warns a report released today.

Policy and programs of Karnlai Province comes under fire

June 12, 2018 04:00 AM

SURKHET, June 12: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province said that the province has been unable to bring policies and programs as per the need of the people.

Three people killed in auto-rickshaw accident

June 10, 2018 19:36 PM

SURKHET, June 10: Three people, including a one-month infant, killed in an auto-rickshaw accident in Panchapuri Municipality of the district on Sunday.

Karnali aims at increasing per capita income to USD 2,100

June 10, 2018 08:47 AM

SURKHET, June 10: While publicizing the development policies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year, Karnali Province on Saturday announced to increase the per capita income of its residents to US $2,100.

Ministers of Karnali Province furnish property details

June 7, 2018 07:11 AM

SURKHET, June 7: Karnali province has publicized the property details of all ministers according to which Minister for Physical Infrastructure Khadka Khatri is the richest among the ministers while Minister for Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Nanda Singh Budha is the poorest among all.

Flood victims still awaiting under tents for relief

June 5, 2018 07:54 AM

SURKHET, June 5: Four years ago, Sita Rokka's family of five got displaced by the massive flood originated from the Itram River. In the name of assets, all they had was a house built on 11-dhur land which got swept away. Her husband worked as a laborer to make their ends meet.

Surkhet-Delhi bus service starts

June 2, 2018 07:12 AM

SURKHET, June 2: Mid-western Transportation Entrepreneurs Association (MTEA) has started direct bus service connecting Birendranagar, the capital of Karnali Province, and Indian capital New Delhi beginning from Friday.

Inundated Surkhet

May 31, 2018 20:53 PM

SURKHET, May 31: Following continuous heavy rain for three hours, most of the places in Birendranagar faced waterlogged. Jumla Road, Khajura and other places were under water on Thursday afternoon due to the heavy inundation.

Shortage of water due to destruction of source

May 31, 2018 08:35 AM

SURKHET, May 31: Kasturi Kumari Rana of Ghoreta, Simta Rural Municipality-2, spends most of her day fetching water. It takes three hours to collect one ~Igagri~I (vessel) of water. “Most of my time from dawn to dusk is spent in the transportation of water,” she said, “I don't know when this water shortage will end.” There is a water source downhill the village.

Shortage of water due to destruction of source

May 30, 2018 03:00 AM

SURKHET, May 30: Kasturi Kumari Rana of Ghoreta, Simta Rural Municipality-2, spends most of her day fetching water. It takes three hours to collect one gagri (vessel) of water.

Karnali hills prone to air accidents

May 17, 2018 06:48 AM

SURKHET, May 17: As many as 18 air accidents have occurred in the Karnali Province in the last 31 years claiming 28 lives. Twelve airplanes and six helicopters have been involved in accidents in the province so far, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

Failure to put in place govt offices leaves budget unspent in Karnali

May 14, 2018 08:27 AM

SURKHET, May 14: It has become very much unlikely for Karnali Province to successfully implement the budget for the current fiscal year 2017/18. The provincial government has yet to form divisions for the implementation of the budget with the FY about to end. The budget, which was approved by the federal parliament on April 28, was released to the provincial government on May 6.

Failure to put in place govt offices leaves budget unspent in Karnali

May 14, 2018 03:12 AM

SURKHET, May 14: It has become very much unlikely for Karnali Province to successfully implement the budget for the current fiscal year 2017/18. The provincial government has yet to form divisions for the implementation of the budget with the FY about to end. The budget, which was approved by the federal parliament on April 28, was released to the provincial government on May 6.

Promoting Christianity in jail

May 10, 2018 08:15 AM

SURKHET, May 10: Six years ago, a few Christians from Anugraha Church at Birendranagar Municipality-1 reached the District Prison Surkhet to extend their helping hands . Though they had gone there for providing some food to the prisoners, they have since used the prison as a center for promoting Christianity. They have been successful in doing so and have added hundreds of followers.

Promoting Christianity in jail

May 10, 2018 08:12 AM

SURKHET, May 10: Six years ago, a few Christians from Anugraha Church at Birendranagar Municipality-1 reached the District Prison Surkhet to extend their helping hands. Though they had gone there for providing some food to the prisoners, they have since used the prison as a center for promoting Christianity. They have been successful in doing so and have added hundreds of followers. Nowadays, when the inmates fall ill, the jail administration calls in the pastor to conduct prayers for them instead of taking them to hospital.

TBM completes 4 km of tunneling work of Bheri-Babai

May 3, 2018 08:34 AM

SURKHET, May 3: Tunnel boring machine (TBM) used in Bheri-Babai Diversion Project has dug four kilometers in six months.

Karnali Province needs special rights in federal laws: CM Shahi

April 29, 2018 05:00 AM

SURKHET, April 29: Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, chief minister (CM) of Karnali Province, has demanded special rights for the province in the federal law, citing infrastructural and social backwardness.

Karnali govt unveils programs and policies

April 25, 2018 04:23 AM

SURKHET, April 25:  The government of Karnali Province on Monday unveiled its plans and policies prioritizing tourism, infrastructure, herbs and hydropower sectors. Presenting it in the parliament, Governor of the province Durga Keshar Khanal stated that rapid development of the region is possible by focusing on the prioritized sectors.

Karnali province prioritizes infrastructure development and tourism promotion

April 23, 2018 05:00 AM

SURKHET, April 23: Two and a half months after the formation of the provincial government, the Karnali Province is unveiling its policy and programs on Monday.