Janak KC

The contributor for Republica.

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.

Student, computer operator held for forging certificate

Published On: September 28, 2018 02:22 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Sept 28: Police have rounded up two people - a student and a computer operator – on the charge of forging a fake educational certificate in the district.

With new law into force, number of cases seeking divorce from wives goes up

Published On: August 21, 2018 03:50 PM NPT By: Janak KC

DAILEKH, Aug 21: With the Muluki Ain (Civil Code) 2017 coming into force on August 17, a number of cases for divorce filed by males have suddenly gone up.

400 students of Nalgad unable to go to school as flood washes way bridges

Published On: August 18, 2018 07:10 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Aug 18: Flood triggered by continuous rainfall has swept away bridges in various parts of Nalgad Municipality of Jajarkot district depriving a large number of students from attending schools.

Body of boy missing in landslide recovered after five days

Published On: August 11, 2018 07:55 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Aug 11: Govinda Pariyar, 13, who had been missing in the debris of a ravaging landslide since last Sunday has been found dead after five days.