Janak KC

The contributor for Republica.

Endangered vulture species spotted in Jajarkot

Published On: February 29, 2020 09:17 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 29: A rare species of bird, which used to be found in other districts of Nepal, has been spotted in Jajarkot district for the first time. This is a typical species of vulture recently seen in Jajarkot and is just another addition to the list of rare animals and birds found in this district.

Dalit children drop out of school due to poverty

Published On: February 6, 2020 12:12 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 6: Suraj Nepali's dream to sit for the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) is shattered for this year. Next year, he will try his luck once again. It is not because he was not prepared for the papers. A student of Tribhuvan Secondary School of Khalanga, he actually couldn't make it to the 10th grade even after getting through the 9th grade as he could not pay the admission fees of Rs 930 on time.

Ailing Jajarkot hospital awaits govt intervention

Published On: January 6, 2020 08:59 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Jan 6: When it was upgraded to a 50-bed hospital from a 15-bed one four years ago, authorities at Jajarkot hospital expected due changes in infrastructures and facilities. So was the expectation of the people of the region. However, it continues to disappoint the staffers as well as patients.

While whole country is busy with Tihar celebrations, Kudu people hit hard by water woes (with photos)

Published On: October 26, 2019 03:00 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Oct 26: Tihar, the second biggest festival of Nepali Hindus, is around the corner. People around the country are busy in making necessary arrangements for Tihar celebrations. People are getting engaged in various activities ranging from cleaning houses and streets for Laxmi, the goddess of wealth to installing electric lamps to hustling and bustling in local markets for Tihar shopping.

One dies in landslide

Published On: September 12, 2019 03:50 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Sept 12: One person died and another sustained injuries after being buried in the rain-triggered landslide in Jajarkot on Wednesday night at around midnight.

Three persons belonging to same family killed due to landslides in Jajarkot

Published On: September 1, 2019 03:18 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Sept. 1: Three persons belonging to the same family were killed after the rain-triggered landslides buried their house at Bheri municipality-2 in Jajarkot district.

Children skip classes to sell kafal

Published On: May 27, 2019 09:50 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, May 27: Eleven-year-old Binita Pun of Dinga village has many concerns nowadays. The most important of these is selling bayberries (kafal). ‘If we are not able to sell a larger amount of bayberries, it will be a problem,” she said. “It is a very important time of the year for me to earn by selling bayberries.”

Bheri Municipality to end caste-based inequality within eight months

Published On: May 14, 2019 08:42 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, May 14: Bheri Municipality of Jajarkot district has claimed that it will eradicate caste-based discrimination and the practice of untouchability from the local unit within the next eight months.

Consultant misses yet another deadline to complete DPR

Published On: May 12, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, May 12: The consultant tasked for preparing the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of Nalsing Gadh Hydropower Project has not yet completed the task assigned to it, even in the extended deadline.

Suspension bridge still a pipedream for tuin users in Jajarkot

Published On: May 8, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, May 8: Pathbir Pun of Nalgad Municipality-1,Thulabagar has been crossing the Bheri river by clinging on to perilous cable crossings locally known as 'tuins' since years.

Youths of Jajarkot collect relief for the storm victims of tarai

Published On: April 4, 2019 08:57 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, April 4: Youths of Jajarkot have decided to join hands to support the victims of Province 2, who have been rendered homeless due to the deadly thunderstorm of Sunday. The said they decided to help their neighbors during this hour of need.

Classes interrupted as more students start fainting

Published On: February 25, 2019 02:31 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 25: Regular incidents of students falling unconscious while attending classes have affected the studies in a local school in Nalgad Municipality-8, Jikuwa of Jajarkot district.

Dilapidated Rimna road blamed for Thursday’s accident

Published On: February 16, 2019 09:33 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 16: Four people died an unfortunate death after the bus they were traveling in skidded off the road at Rimna of Bheri Municipality and plunged into the Bheri River on Thursday evening.

Four killed, nine injured in Jajarkot bus plunge

Published On: February 14, 2019 07:48 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 14: Four people have died and nine others sustained injuries in a bus accident that occurred at Rimna of Bheri Municipality-1 in Jajarkot district on Thursday evening.

Raute group meets officials seeking food aid

Published On: February 7, 2019 07:49 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 7: A group of Raute people from the forests of Surkhet has reached Jajarkot in search of food. Rautes are known as Nepal’s last nomadic tribe.

Normal life hit as Jajarkot receives heavy snowfall

Published On: January 7, 2019 02:07 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Dec 7: Normal life of remote part of Jajarkot has been affected due to heavy snowfall that occurred in the northern part of the district on Sunday evening.

'Scrap poverty ID cards issued to fake poor'

Published On: December 22, 2018 10:08 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Dec 22: People from the poor families in Jajarkot have started protests demanding that the government scrap the poverty certificates issued to people who are not poor.

MP candidate Shah fulfills promises despite electoral defeat

Published On: November 17, 2018 02:10 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Nov 17: There is a long-list of political leaders who have completely ignored their election promises after winning. In fact, only a few leaders in the history of democratic Nepal have delivered on their election promises.

Locals bring 250 years back Prithvi Narayan Shah’s gift to Jajarkot Durbar

Published On: October 16, 2018 01:03 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Oct 16: The sword that was in the Gorkha Palace has been brought to Jajarkot Durbar today.

More youths head home for Dashain

Published On: October 13, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Oct 13: With the increase in the flow of people visiting their hometowns from outside of the district and country, the villages and markets of Jajarkot have become lively. Those who live away from their loved ones for education, job, and other purposes have started arriving at their villages adding to the Dashain fervor.