DB Buda

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Scores injured in clash between police and locals in Jumla

Published On: April 25, 2017 03:24 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, April 25: Score of people have been injured during a clash between the locals and the police at Bayalkatiya-9, Chandannath Municipality of the district.

Parties assure not to use children, teachers in poll campaigns

Published On: April 7, 2017 09:31 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, April 6: After much criticism, the political parties in Jumla have assured that they will no longer be using teachers and children in their poll campaigns.

Jumla locals excited about polls

Published On: March 24, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, March 24: Dharma Singh Budha of Gothichaur is excited about the upcoming local level elections scheduled for May 14. Restructuring of the local level has added to his happiness. He believes that the local level election will bring peace and development in the village.

Snow fall in Humla makes life difficult

Published On: March 10, 2017 08:17 AM NPT By: DB Buda

Jumla has been affected by snow fall from Friday morning. The snow fall has been preceded by two consecutive rainy days.

Schools reopen but teachers yet to return from vacation

Published On: March 3, 2017 01:40 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, March 3: Although the winter vacation ended about a month ago, Chakra Bahadur Rokaya, a tenth grader at Janajagrit High School of Ghode Mahadev VDC in Jumla district, has not resumed going to school. He stays home and studies on his own because his teachers are yet to return to the school from the vacation.

Locals prefer grains to noodles in Jumla

Published On: February 22, 2017 08:12 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Feb 22: Noodles remained hugely popular in Jumla for several years. So much so that many Jumlis believed that noodles soup was a great vitamin supplement. Locals preferred noodles and biscuits to grains and vegetables grown in their own fields. Thanks to the government-run nutrition awareness program started last year, things have changed for good in Jumla.

Women now do all the work in Jumla village

Published On: February 8, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Feb 8: Suna Kami of Pandavgupha-5 in Jumla district takes lead in all the activities in her village. As able men in the village have gone to India for employment after the Dashain festival, women are shouldering the responsibility all development activities and rituals in the village.

Karnali locals not happy with 20 kg rice

Published On: February 4, 2017 12:00 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Feb 4: Locals of Karnali region have demanded increase in quantity of rice for birth and death functions. The government had last month announced to provide 20 kg of rice per family for such functions. Stating that the quantity would not be enough for the functions, they have demanded to fix it between 50 kg to two quintals.

Son crushes parents to death with boulder

Published On: February 1, 2017 07:29 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Feb 1: A youth has gruesomely murdered his parents by crushing them with a boulder.

With top positions vacant, Karnali hospital on verge of shutdown

Published On: January 30, 2017 07:44 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 30: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla is on the verge of closure due to government’s inability to make key appointments. For the past nine months the academy has been operating without vice chancellor and director. This has affected thousands of people in the Karnali zone that visit the academy’s teaching hospital for medical services.

Collection of snow in snow-fed irrigation pond delights farmers

Published On: January 30, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 30: Snow-fed irrigation ponds installed in Jumla district have managed to collect considerable amount of snow due to the recent snowfall. Farmers would be able to use the pond for irrigation purpose.

In lack of key figures, Karnali hospital on the verge of shutdown

Published On: January 30, 2017 12:00 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 30: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla is on the verge of closure due to government's inability to make key appointments. For the past nine months the academy has been operating without vice chancellor, rector and director. This has affected thousands of people in the Karnali zone that visit the academy's teaching hospital for medical services.

Birthing centers not effective in saving lives

Published On: January 28, 2017 07:54 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 28: Following her labor pain eight months ago, Bachu Rawat, 20, of Malikabota village of Jumla was taken to a local birthing center for delivery. Although she was admitted to the center, it could not provide necessary treatment.

Heavy snowfall throws life out of gear in Jumla

Published On: January 27, 2017 12:00 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 27: The life in Jumla has been thrown out of gear due to heavy snowfall that started since Thursday night.

Locals of Jumla elated with the introduction of ambulance service

Published On: January 16, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 16: When Krishna Bahadur Shahi of Kalikakhetu heard the news that the Primary Health Center in his locality will be conducting ambulance service, his happiness knew no bounds. He said, “Now, no one will have to lose their life due to lack of timely cure and treatment services.”

NFC starts buying beans, buckwheat in Karnali

Published On: January 13, 2017 09:25 PM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 14: Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) has started buying beans and buckwheat from farmers in Karnali.

OPD service extended till evening in Jumla

Published On: January 11, 2017 12:20 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 11: Just over a year ago, it was very difficult for locals of Jumla district to get Out Patient Department (OPD) service in hospitals after 1 pm. But the situation has changed for better as they now get the service way beyond the previous deadline.

Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at large

Published On: January 9, 2017 01:30 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 9: Even after a week of recovering most of the stolen idols of Jumla's Chandannath Temple, police are yet to arrest the culprits behind the infamous incident that took place on November 26.

Heavy snowfall in Jumla

Published On: January 8, 2017 11:03 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 8: Jumla is witnessing snowfall from Saturday midnight which has put normal life out of gear with plummeting temperature.

Police looking for Jumla's stolen idols arrest other criminals

Published On: January 7, 2017 08:42 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Jan 7: Police have an absconding serial killer and robber Bedan Raj Thapa while investigating the case of lost idols of Chandannath Temple of Jumla district.