DB Buda

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Eight months on, report of KAHS clash kept secret

Published On: March 5, 2019 04:45 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, March 4: Eight months after a violent clash at Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Science while forcefully airlifting medical reform activist Dr Govinda KC to Kathmandu left scores of health professionals injured, a task force formed to investigate into the incident is yet to publicize its report.

First female CDO offers a ray of hope to people in Jumla

Published On: March 2, 2019 04:57 AM NPT By: DB Buda

They expect that this will strengthen the situation of law and order in the district and help maintain loyalty and transparency in government works. CDO Banjade says she will create an environment where all people will show their solidarity to positive campaigns.

Fire turns 90 cattle to ashes, shattering dream of a poor farmer

Published On: February 9, 2019 03:52 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Feb 8: Kailo Budha of Patarasi Rural Municipality-2 often used to be seen surrounded by his cattle. Soon after waking up, he used to dedicate himself completely to rearing his goats and sheep until the sunset.

DAO Jumla provides warm clothes to differently-abled people living on the streets

Published On: January 28, 2019 01:25 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 28: District Administration Office (DOA) Jumla, distributed relief materials to differently abled people who were living on the roadside after the mercury dipped to -8 degree Celsius at Khalanga, Jumla's district headquarter. Continuous heavy snowfall for a week has brought normal life to a standstill and affected vehicular movement in the district.

Disabled people in Jumla deprived of ID cards

Published On: January 19, 2019 07:30 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 19: A large number of people with various kinds of disabilities in Jumla have been deprived of identity cards for the disabled in the current fiscal year.

Two Chand-led NCP cadres held for 'arson attack'

Published On: November 21, 2018 02:59 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Nov 22: Police have arrested two cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on suspicion of setting vehicles on fire.

Herbs bring prosperity to Jumla

Published On: October 6, 2018 08:05 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Oct 6: Santakali Rokaya knew one thing very well about her birthplace since her childhood – life in Jumla is quite unforgiving. She grew up with the mindset that being born in this remote land means a life-long struggle for survival.

Medical insurance getting popular in Jumla

Published On: September 24, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, September 24: Peru Kami of Tatopani Rural Municipality-6 visited the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) after stones were seen in his gall bladder. When doctors recommended to him to undergo a surgery, Kami feared that he wouldn't be able to cover the expenses.

Surkhet-Jumla flights come into operation

Published On: September 12, 2018 05:38 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Sept 12: Surkhet-Jumla flight has come into operation for the first time after Surkhet was chosen as the capital of Karnali Province. Tourism Minister Nanda Singh Budha inaugurated the flight by taking a Surkhet-Jumla flight conducted by Summit Air. The flights will be managed by Go Karnali Travels and Tour P. Ltd.

Child marriage scrapped after two years

Published On: August 11, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Aug 11: Two years ago, Gorkha Budha and Mamita Budha of Patarasi Rural Municipality tied the nuptial knot before reaching an eligible age for marriage.

Dozens injured as demonstrators clash with police in Jumla

Published On: July 19, 2018 12:10 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, July 19:Dozens including students and nurses have been injured in a clash with security personnel at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences.

Struggle Committee demands safety for Dr KC’s life

Published On: July 16, 2018 05:28 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, July 16: Joint Struggle Committee (JSC), Jumla has demanded that the government form a talks team to address the demands of Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Professor Dr Govinda KC.

Jumla Altra Marathon kicks off

Published On: July 11, 2018 10:46 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, July 11: Jumla Altra Marathon aimed at promoting  tourism development in Karnali Province has kicked off.

I am frail and I can die anytime, says Dr. Govinda KC

Published On: July 6, 2018 11:12 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, July 6: “I am growing frail and can die anytime,” Dr. Govinda KC said to a delegate of parliamentarians who reached Jumla to meet the medical crusader and assess his health conditions.

Women ban liquor in Ghodegaun

Published On: July 4, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, July 4: Before the local elections, there used to be competitions among the people of Ghodegaun in Jumla district regarding who can drink more alcohol and cause nuisance in the society. It was easy to find liquor in every home. Drinking used to be the reason behind every dispute and brawl in the village.

Mayor initiates steps to upgrade Jumla airport, expand runway

Published On: June 10, 2018 02:00 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, June 10: Citing difficulties during take-off and landing, talks hoping to expand Jumla airport’s runway on both sides has started.

Jumla district administration keeping close tabs on defaulting contractors, consumers

Published On: June 9, 2018 03:12 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jun 9: District administration has said that it would not let anybody including consumers committees and defaulting contractors go scot-free.

Health workers in Jumla unhappy with new budget

Published On: June 9, 2018 03:08 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, June 9: Health workers in rural parts of Jumla have been deprived of their allowances since the last nine months due to inadequate allocation of budget at the local level.

Red Panda monitoring block in Jumla

Published On: June 6, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, June 6: Locals of Karnali Province have formed a special block in Patarasi Rural Municpality-7 of Jumla for monitoring and conservation of the endangered red panda.

Schools switch to farming to pay teachers’ salaries

Published On: May 26, 2018 07:00 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, May 26: With a sudden increase in the number of schools in Jumla, the trend of hiring private teachers has also grown. However, as the schools are not in a position to pay salary of the teachers on their own, they urge for help from the guardians.