Krishna Oli

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Bajura district spends 6% of capital budget in 8 months

Published On: March 23, 2020 09:49 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, March 23: Bajura district has spent the least amount of budget allocated by the provincial government compared to other districts in the Sudurpashchim province.  According to province officials, the district has managed to spend only 23% of the allocated recurrent expenditure and 6% of the allocated capital expenditure.

'Viral fever' claims two lives, over 250 infected

Published On: February 8, 2020 12:49 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Feb 8: Suspected viral fever has claimed two lives and infected dozens of people in Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality of Bajura district, according to Janak Bahadur Rokaya, chairperson of ward number 1 of the rural municipality. Health experts have however hesitated to term it as viral fever unless medically proven.

Four killed, four injured and one missing in Karnali jeep mishap

Published On: January 2, 2020 07:47 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Jan 2: Four people died, four others sustained injuries and one went missing when a jeep met with an accident in Karnali Corridor at Bandhu of Himali Rural Municipality-7 on Thursday afternoon.

Children deprived of vaccination in Bajura

Published On: January 2, 2020 09:39 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Jan 2: The vaccines that should have been made available to children of Kolti by December has not been delivered by the government yet. More than a hundred children in the region have been deprived of this health service.

Over 70% drivers, conductors have high blood pressure: Bajura police

Published On: December 26, 2019 08:21 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Dec 26: Police have started implementing the road safety measures strictly, aiming at the smooth and lawful operation of both short- and long-distance vehicles in the district.

Facebook banned in Badimalika municipality, Bajura

Published On: December 25, 2019 02:35 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Dec 25: Badimalika municipality of the district has put a ban on the use of popular social networking site Facebook during the office hours.

Four die of postpartum complication in Bajura

Published On: November 28, 2019 08:31 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Nov 28: A total of four nursing mothers have died of postpartum complication in Bajura in the first four months of the current fiscal year. Of them, two died in the hospital, while two lost life at health posts, according to a source at Bajura District Hospital.

Bajura sees growth in access to safe abortion services

Published On: November 17, 2019 07:52 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Nov 17: Bajura, a remote district in the far western hills of the country, has fared well in terms of safe abortion. As per the government record, as many as 865 women received safe abortion service through government-run health centers in the district. Of the total 28 health centers in the district, 15 health centers have been providing abortion service to women.

'Unsafe Motherhood' alarms women visiting health centers

Published On: November 12, 2019 09:18 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Nov 12: Rejina Nepali, who gave birth to a healthy baby at the Chhatara Health Post in Bajura district on November 2, died six hours after the delivery at the health post. That was the fourth child of the deceased, a local of Bishan Bazar, Chhatara. Her family members have blamed her death on the 'health post's negligence'.

16 cadres of Biplab-led outfit arrested

Published On: November 9, 2019 02:36 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Police have arrested 16 leaders and cadres of outlawed Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab’-led Nepal Communist Party from Majhpali of Gaumul rural municipality-3.

One dies from hornet sting; two injured

Published On: October 3, 2019 07:30 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Oct 3: A five-year-old minor has died and two others have sustained injuries due to hornet sting in Bajura.

Bajura apples find their way into the capital

Published On: September 26, 2019 07:54 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Sept 26: Apple farmers of the district are happy this year as they don’t have to worry about the market. Their produce is sold from the farm itself, and they are relieved from incurring losses due to the rotting of apples when they had to wait to find buyers and transport the produce until last year.

Five ward chairpersons resign in Bajura

Published On: August 24, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Aug 24: Five ward chiefs of Badimalika Municipality have resigned en mess from various thematic committees of the municipality, accusing the mayor of making unilateral decisions.

Andradi village at high risk of landslides

Published On: August 9, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Aug 9: Heavy monsoon rain that triggered landslides right in the middle of Andradi village, Bajura, has left a settlement of 35 households at high risk.

Two killed, five sustained injuries due to rain-triggered landslides in Bajura

Published On: August 2, 2019 09:25 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Aug 2: Two persons belonging to the same family were killed and five others sustained injuries due to landslides at Gaumul rural municipality in Bajura on Thursday night.

Nepali minor murdered in New Delhi after rape attempt

Published On: July 26, 2019 07:45 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, July 26: A Nepali girl was murdered after a rape attempt in New Delhi, the capital city of India. The deceased has been identified as Lakshmi Chadara,9, from Budiganga Municipality-1, Bajura.

Obstruction of Budhiganga River likely to cause outburst

Published On: July 21, 2019 07:10 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, July 21: Landslides in Paima of Bajura district has threatened to block the Budhiganga River, triggering panic among the locals of a possible outburst of the collected water.

Two killed, 11 injured in Bajura jeep accident

Published On: July 19, 2019 12:45 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, July 19: Two persons were killed and 11 others sustained injuries in a jeep accident that took place at Jrapali area of Bajura district adjoining Kalikot district.

Suicide after unexpected SEE results

Published On: June 29, 2019 08:00 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, June 29: A student of Panilekh, Badimalika Municipality-1, has committed suicide following the poor result in SEE.

Women in rural areas deprived of pregnancy allowance

Published On: June 27, 2019 09:04 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, June 27: The government has adopted a policy to provide pregnancy allowance and warm bags to those who undergo delivery at health posts. But, nursing mothers in rural areas have been deprived of this facility although the government has been promising an additional amount and transportation allowance to them immediately after delivery.