Suman Malla

The contributor for Republica.

Domestic tourists hit over lack of air service in Karnali

Published On: April 1, 2017 05:57 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, April 1: Air service has been hit in Karnali zone after the aircraft of private airlines companies moved to the eastern region over lucrative business.

Police personnel of Pulu lack proper shelter

Published On: March 23, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, March 23: Police personnel stationed at Pulu village of Karmarong municipality in Mugu district are struggling for a shelter in lack of proper building for the police station.

Fire guts two houses in Mugu

Published On: January 22, 2017 05:00 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 22: A fire gutted two houses at Gamgadi, the district headquarters, on Sunday afternoon.

Mugu patient dies while waiting for Nepalgunj plane

Published On: January 19, 2017 06:13 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 19: Tshering Lama, 20, of Pulu, Mugu died on Thursday at the airport of the district while waiting for the plane.

Goma Air aircraft’s tire flattens while landing at Talcha Airport

Published On: January 11, 2017 04:10 PM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 11: An aircraft of Goma Air that had flown from Nepalgunj with 15 passengers on board averted an accident at the Rara-based Talcha Airport on Wednesday though one of its tires flattened while landing.

Medicines meant for rural areas 'disappear' on the way

Published On: January 10, 2017 12:20 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 10: The government has categorized 70 types of medicines for free of cost distribution and those are supplied to the rural health posts through the respective district hospitals. However, while the scarcity of medicines in the health posts and government hospitals is not an unheard issue, the situation in Mugu is no different. Amid this, the authorities put the blame on 'surprising disappearance' of the drugs on the way.

Rampant poaching in Mugu endangers many species

Published On: January 3, 2017 01:10 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Jan 3: Villages in the eastern part of Mugu district are considered rich in wildlife. However, of late, wildlife population, especially that of deer and tiger, is fast declining. Locals put the blame on poachers and lack of adequate security measures along the border.

Village shamans join campaign to abolish Chhaupadi

Published On: October 25, 2016 12:50 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU , Oct 25: In what appears to be a positive sign for social change, shamans of the district have joined the campaign to abolish social stigma around menstruation.

Locals forced to visit shaman in absence of health workers

Published On: September 24, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, Sept 22: Despite having health posts in the villages, locals of Mugu district are forced seek help from shamans to cure diseases.

Fear of landslide keeps locals awake

Published On: August 11, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, August 11: Rupa Rokaya is unable to sleep these days, thanks to the fear of landslides that has gripped her family. Massive rocks and mud have been sliding down from the settlements below her house while road and land above her house have sustained many cracks. “As the monsoon continues, it is just a matter of time before landslides sweep us away,” said Rokaya, a local of Nigale village in Srinagar VDC-9, Mugu district.

Only 4 Mugu VDCs have roads

Published On: July 13, 2016 04:00 AM NPT By: Suman Malla

MUGU, July 13: Locals of Mugu district have seen lots of road construction projects of late. Millions of budgets have been allocated for such projects since the past few years. Recently, road constructions completed in the district headquarters Gamgadhi and about half-a-dozen other Village Development Committees (VDCs) nearby.