BAITADI, Jan 16: With India being the nearest and one of the most popular destinations for foreign employment for Nepalis, Patan Municipality of Baitadi has begun an initiative to provide free accident insurance for its residents who are working in the southern neighbor.
BAITADI, Jan 12: It has been seven years since the people of Talloswarad of Baitadi district started walking in groups especially at night, fearing leopard attacks. Two persons died when a rampaging leopard strayed into a human settlement for the first time. So far, 23 people have lost their lives due to their attack while 12 have been injured.
BAITADI, Aug 18: Unlike her colleagues, Laxmi Bista always feels nervous while on her way to the office. She is a differently-abled person and the steps to the building are not disabled friendly. The non gazetted officer at Dasharathchand Municipality however has no choice but to use the steep steps everyday.
BAITADI, Aug 16: The problem of uterine prolapse is becoming critical in Baitadi due to sheer negligence of women during pregnancy and birth. Lack of timely treatment has compelled the women to struggle with their illness for lifetime.
BAITADI, June 29: A person was killed and three sustained injuries when a tractor fell some 60 meters off the road. The tractor en route to Mallasaini from Dogadakedar rural municipality met with an accident on Thursday evening at around 7 PM.
BAITADI, May 24: Pregnant women and teenage girls are facing anemia due to lack of nutrition. It is reported that the victims of anemia have been increased in pregnant women and their children, women of reproductive age group, teenage girls. According to the statistics, of the 28 thousand teenage girls in the district 43 per cent of them were victimized by the anemia.
BAITADI, April 19: Mahakali Customs Office, which had been surpassing revenue collection target with ease in the past years, is struggling to meet revenue target set by the government in the current fiscal year.
BAITADI, April 12: As more number of people begin to migrate into urban areas seeking better facilities, rural settlements in Baitadi district are at risk of remaining undeveloped due to lack of human resource.
BAITADI, April 8: Devanand Pandeya of Jarga village in Dashrath Chand Rural Municipality-4 carries his agricultural products to Gothala Pani Market in a bamboo basket (doko) every day. But he cannot fix the price of his produce; he has to sell at whatever price local traders determine. These traders then sell the produce to consumers by adding higher profit margin.
BAITADI/ DARCHULA, Dec 13: Chameliya hydroelectric project is finally ready to supply electricity, after 10 years of its inception. The project completed test production last week, and is planning to begin supplying within a month.
BAITADI, Nov 16: Candidates of various political parties have put in a lot of efforts to form new and impressive agendas for the upcoming polls, but the demands of the voters in Baitadi has remained the same.
BAITADI, Nov 15: Candidates of various political parties have put in a lot of efforts to form new and impressive agendas for the upcoming polls, but the demands of the voters in Baitadi has remained the same. Although time has changed and even the candidates are different now, the locals are dogged by the same old problems. During the elections, leaders and politicians often make larger than life dreams which they can hardly deliver. As a result, voters have to repeat the same demands time and again.
AITADI, Nov 10: There used to be a well functioning concrete irrigation canal in Syaltadai village until a decade ago. But a massive landslide took toll on it while it displaced over 50 households in the locality. Since then, the locals have always voiced for a new canal time and again.