Krishna Oli

The contributor for Republica.

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.

PM Employment Program proving effective in Bajura

Published On: June 27, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, June 27: Albeit short-term, Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP) is proving effective in Bajura district. Small projects, which had remained incomplete for long due to lack of resources, are now being implemented under the program.

Viral fever outbreak in Bajura villages under control

Published On: May 7, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, May 7: Following the mobilization of enough health workers, a viral fever outbreak which created panic in three villages of Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura district over the last couple of weeks, is slowly coming under control.

One dead, several affected by viral fever in Bajura

Published On: May 6, 2019 09:12 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, May 5: One person has died and several others affected by viral fever in Bajura district. The disease is spreading in Kyudi and Padi of Himali Rural Municipality-5 of Bajura district since a week.

Sudur Paschim province airlifts pregnant woman needing emergency care

Published On: April 2, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, April 2: Sudur-Paschim provincial government on Monday airlifted pregnant women needing emergency attention to Banke by chartering a plane.

Bajura municipality goes paperless by installing internet in all its ward offices

Published On: February 17, 2019 09:22 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Feb 17: Badimalika Municipality in Bajura has gone fully digital after all its ward offices were connected to the internet recently.  According to the municipality’s Mayor Padam Baduwal, the initiation was taken in a bid to make all its village and town offices technology friendly. “We are really glad that we did it. Now our municipality has gone fully digital which is essential for development in the present world,” he said.

Bajura, Achham to have pocket areas for animal husbandry

Published On: February 6, 2019 08:24 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Feb 6: After studying the prospects of poultry farming and animal husbandry, the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Center, Bajura has made a decision to develop Bajura and Achham as the pocket areas.

Death of mother, two sons compels shamans to demolish chhaugoths

Published On: January 19, 2019 08:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Jan 19: Jaya Lal Rokaya, a shaman of Agaupani, spent half of his life believing in various kinds of superstitions associated with Chhaupadi. He was one of those people who would not even look at a woman during five days of her periods.

Mother, two sons killed in ‘menstruation shed’ fire

Published On: January 10, 2019 07:15 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Jan 10: A mother and her two sons died of suffocation and burns after menstruation shed where they were sleeping caught fire on Tuesday night at Budinanda Municipality-9 of Bajura district. She had lit the fire inside the shed to keep warm before going to bed.

Safe abortion makes life easier for rural girls, women

Published On: December 9, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Dec 9: Two years ago, Shristi Sharma, 21, conceived while she was not married yet. She got extremely worried not knowing what to do. Her boyfriend, with whom she tied the nuptial knot last year, also could not think of any idea either. However, the couple finally decided to get an abortion.

Unidentified group attacks Administrative Officer

Published On: October 7, 2018 11:33 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Oct 7: An unidentified group has attacked Chief Administrative Officer of Badimalika Municipality on Saturday night. Trilok Chandra was attacked on Saturday night at 10 pm.

Girl dies after falling off cliff

Published On: September 28, 2018 02:39 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Sept 28: A teenage girl has died after falling off a stiff cliff in Badimalika Municipality -4 in the district.

Dozens of settlements at high risk of landslides

Published On: August 12, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, Aug 12: Two weeks ago, Man Bahadur Rawat and his family left their home at Gumlagaun and started living under a tarpaulin tent in Daune Chaur. The family of Chededaha Rural Municipality-7, Bajura district, was forced to relocate after landslides continuously occurred in their village.

Landslide threatens more than a dozen families in Bajura

Published On: July 28, 2018 01:54 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, July 28: The locals of the district are in danger of landslide because of the torrential rain for continuous three days. Road sections have been damaged for which there is no vehicular movement. Dozens of villages are under the risk of a landslide as the land structure itself is of slanted type.

Hundreds of household face risk of displacement

Published On: July 4, 2018 06:20 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, July 4: With the rise in the incidents of monsoon-triggered disasters, hundreds of households across the country face the risk of being displaced. The risk is high in Banke, Bajura, Dolpa, Sarlahi and Udayapur, among other districts.

Shamans die while showcasing ‘godly prowess’

Published On: April 29, 2018 01:41 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, April 29: Two shamans died after diving in the Karnali River while trying to showcase their ‘godly power.’

Shamans, faith healers vow to eradicate Chhaupadi

Published On: April 18, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, April 18: Shamans of Badimalika Municipality have assured that they will co-operate with the municipality to eradicate the ill-practice of Chaupadi.

1,117 families get electricity as Jhakadigadh project completes

Published On: April 15, 2018 08:55 AM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, April 15: There is light in Wards 8, 9 and 10 of Budhiganga Municipality now, as electricity production has commenced from the Jhakadigadh River in far-western Bajura district. Locals have been overjoyed as their houses and neighborhoods have been brightened on Nepali New Year 2075.

Two teachers out of contact since last six months

Published On: April 4, 2018 03:29 PM NPT By: Krishna Oli

BAJURA, April 4: It has been revealed that two teachers of Andradi-based Prabhat Primary School have not turned up at the school since the last six months.