Suman Malla

The contributor for Republica.

Siberian birds flock to Rara to escape cold

Published On: January 11, 2018 07:40 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 11: Unable to bear the extreme weather in the northern hemisphere during this winter, different species of birds have started entering Nepal to escape the chilling cold.

Mugu's health post operating without health workers

Published On: January 10, 2018 02:05 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 10: Absence of health workers at a local health post of western Khatyad Rural Municipality-10, Hyanglung of Mugu has deprived patients of viral fever from treatment and medicines.

Patients struggling in lack of treatment

Published On: January 7, 2018 03:51 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 6: Locals of Mugu were elated when an MDGP expert was hired by the District Hospital a year ago. Unfortunately, their happiness could not last for long as the MDGP expert Dr Jitendra Kandel left the hospital on November 13, 2017. With this, the hospital has returned back to its early state.

Mugu locals deprived of health services as doctor quits amidst threat

Published On: January 4, 2018 04:21 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 4: Locals of Mugu had rejoiced after a doctor of Medicine-General Practice came to the district hospital a year ago.

Viral fever kills a dozen locals in Mugu

Published On: December 3, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Dec 3: About a dozen people have died due to viral fever outbreak in Mugu district within a week. Children and elderly alike are suffering from cough, cold, pneumonia and viral fever in the district as the temperature continues to drop in the mountainous region.

Mugu observes peaceful elections

Published On: November 27, 2017 05:15 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Nov 27: The first phase of the much-awaited parliamentary and provincial elections concluded in a peaceful and systematic manner in all the polling stations of Mugu on Sunday.

Mugu Election Office concerned about possibility of ballot box capture

Published On: November 26, 2017 04:00 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Nov 26: Just a day before the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections, the District Election Office of Mugu has expressed concern that some of the ballot boxes in the polling centers of the district are still exposed to the risk of being captured.

Mugu steps up security amid potential threats

Published On: November 25, 2017 03:55 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Nov 25: Despite claims that all election booths are safe for tomorrow’s elections, the District Election Office has suspected potentials of booths being captured.

Mugu supplies 300 tons of apples

Published On: October 16, 2017 07:39 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Oct 16: Recording significant growth in apple production, the remote western district of Mugu has exported 300 tons of apples outside the district so far in the current fiscal year.

Crusher plants causing noise pollution: Locals

Published On: September 9, 2017 07:26 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Sept 9: Manmohan Khadka of Rara Municipality-3 speaks louder these days. Other members of his family do the same. If they do not do so, they cannot hear each other, according to Khadka. “The crusher plants are operated all the time. When they make noise, we cannot hear anything except the noise,” he lamented.

Road obstruction leaves apple farmers high and dry

Published On: September 1, 2017 02:00 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Aug 31: Farmers of Mugu are worried for their produce is about to rot as they have not been able to take apple to the market.

NFC's 100 sacks of rice decay in Mugu

Published On: August 29, 2017 03:13 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, August 29: Around 100 sacks of rice supplied by Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) to locals of Humal have been found to be damaged.

As tourism boom hits Rara, foreign visitor numbers disappointingly low

Published On: August 27, 2017 09:14 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, August 27: Tourist footfall in Rara Laka - the biggest lake in the country - has remained more or less at the same level over the past five years.

Promise to decentralize Singha Durbar's power limited to slogan only

Published On: August 24, 2017 04:01 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, August 24: Locals of Mugu district still remember how difficult it was for them to seek services from the local government bodies. Locals of all the VDCs needed to reach the district headquarters even for a minor service. Due to the bureaucratic hassles, they had long yearned for local representatives with hopes that it would ease the lengthy process. Their wish got fulfilled after the local level elections of May 14. But, the scenario has not changed event to this day.

14-year-old girl raped in Mugu

Published On: August 24, 2017 02:13 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, August 24: A man in Mugu has been accused of raping a fourteen-year-old girl.

Teenage girl raped yet again

Published On: August 23, 2017 05:28 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Aug 23: A thirty-year-old man has raped a teenage girl in Chhayanath Rural Municipality-14 of the district.

China to provide 346 metric tons food-stuffs

Published On: July 14, 2017 06:44 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, July 14:   China government has pledged to provide 346 metric tons food stuffs to the locals of Karmarong Rural Municipality boarding the neighboring country China.

DNDRC to provide relief to the flood victims family

Published On: July 5, 2017 10:00 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, July 5: District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC), Mugu has made a decision to provide financial assistance to the family members of three yarsagumba collectors who were swept away by flood while returning from their trip.

Drought damages crops in Mugu, water sources drying up

Published On: July 3, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, July 3: The prolonged drought in Soru rural municipality which lies in the northern part of Mugu has destroyed the crops leaving hundreds of farmers in despair.

Number of patients soars with onset of monsoon in Mugu

Published On: June 26, 2017 08:37 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, June 26: With the onset of monsoon, the number of patients suffering from diarrhea has increased in the district.