Bira Gadal

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Girls make move against child marriage

Published On: October 3, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Oct 3: Child marriage is rampant in Baitadi. Both 'puppy love' between adolescents and traditional practice of child marriage is generally blamed for this illegal act. However, with the growing number of girls participating in awareness campaign against early marriage, the practice is expected to decline.

Police intercept 21 children from Nepal-India border in Baitadi

Published On: September 29, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Sept 29: Police in Baitadi this week have intercepted 21 children who were heading for India for employment without informing their family members.

Classes hampered as displaced victims occupy school

Published On: August 18, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Aug 18: A school in Dadakhali of Baitadi district has remained shut since last week after locals displaced by rain-induced sinkhole started taking shelter there.

Woman dies after falling off cliff

Published On: August 13, 2016 11:29 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Aug 13: A woman was found dead after falling off a cliff at Dilasauni in the district on Friday evening.

Security personnel build shelters for landslide-hit families

Published On: July 25, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, July 25: Four families in Gokuleshwar village who lost their homes to landsides last month have received new temporary shelters.

Spike in youths opting for foreign employment

Published On: July 15, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, July 15: With no employment opportunities at home, number of youths heading abroad for employment has been steadily rising in Baitadi district. According to Padam Raj Bhatta, an official at the District Administration Office (DAO), over 2000 youths went abroad during the last fiscal year. Bhatta said that the numbers reflected a spike in the numbers compared to the trend in the past.

Man dies after being hit by boulder

Published On: June 23, 2016 06:26 PM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, June 23: Janey Badd, 50, a resident of Rudreshwor-7, of the district has died after being hit by stone.