Janak KC

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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.

Transportation in Jajarkot brought to a grinding halt after patient dies

Published On: August 7, 2018 03:53 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Aug 7: Jajarkot locals have halted the transportation demanding compensation for the victim’s family after a patient died in the course of treatment at Chaurjhari Hospital.

'Don't leave me alone, let's die together'

Published On: August 7, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Aug 7: "Budha (husband), please don't die alone; we will have to die together. Where are our daughters? I am dying, how are you?" these were the words uttered by Sitala Luhar 15 minutes before breathing her last on Sunday.

Two girls lured and threatened for life before being raped

Published On: August 1, 2018 03:43 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Aug 1: Police have arrested Sabin Chand, 33 of Bheri municipality-4 for his alleged involvement in raping a 13 year ninth grader of Bheri municipality-2. The police are also searching for another person, Rupak Chand from the same municipality.

Women helpless in 'chhaugoths' out of fear of diety

Published On: July 29, 2018 08:30 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, July 29: Three days ago, Gita Khadka of Junichande Rural Municipality-4, Bista Tole was banished to a chhaugoth (menstrual hut) . She will be permitted to re-enter her house only after two more days. Despite being an educated person, Gita has no option other than sheltering in the menstrual hut like hundreds of other girls, and this is because of the fear of upsetting the deity.

Color cards encourage students to go to school

Published On: June 28, 2018 04:15 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, June 28: Sixty-four schools of Chedaghad Municipality of Jajarkot district have implemented a new system hoping to encourage 6,504 students to attend schools regularly.

Jajarkot locals forced to pay higher prices for fuel

Published On: April 17, 2018 05:45 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, April 17: Mukti Basnet Oil Suppliers of Jajarkot has not been able to operate petrol refilling pump in the district despite receiving license from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) 16 months ago.

Single doctor running 50-bed Jajarkot District Hospital

Published On: March 18, 2018 12:10 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, March 18: Fifty-bed Jajarkot hospital, which receives scores of patients daily, is dependent on a single medical officer.

Delay in bridge cosntruction affecting Mid-Hill Highway work in Jajarkot

Published On: February 12, 2018 08:58 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 12: Construction work on Mid-Hills Highway in Jajarkot district is not moving ahead because of the lackluster attitude of government agencies in expediting such work.

Work on Mid-hill Highway bridges stalled since years

Published On: February 1, 2018 02:55 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Feb 1: Construction of various bridges along the Mid-hill Highway remains stalled for a long time.

11 houses gutted in fire in Humla

Published On: January 27, 2018 07:51 PM NPT By: Janak KC

HUMLA, Jan 28: A massive fire on Saturday engulfed 11 houses in Rodikot of Sarkegad Rural Municipality-7 in Humla district. Property worth nearly a million rupees was destroyed by the fire.

Jajarkot section of Mid-Hills Highway in sorry state

Published On: January 16, 2018 02:15 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Jan 16: The Jajarkot section of Mid-Hills Highway is in a sorry state. Heavy rainfall and landslide in the rainy season has left the 92-kilometer section between Kudu of Jajarkot to Suyada in the border of Jajarkot and Dailekh nearly inoperable.

Efforts intensified to contain viral outbreak in Jajarkot

Published On: January 12, 2018 08:15 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Jan 12: Health workers have launched an intense health campaign and awareness programs to contain the viral outbreak in Jajarkot district that has already claimed 12 lives.

Health service camp and awareness program to control viral flu

Published On: January 11, 2018 04:42 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Jan 11: The health service camp and awareness program has exceeded to control the epidemic viral flu, spreading in the district since three weeks.

Viral flu claims two more lives in Jajarkot

Published On: January 10, 2018 02:36 AM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Jan 10: Viral flu has claimed the lives of two more people in Jajarkot district, taking the total death toll to 12. Over 2,700 residents of the remote district are estimated to be infected by the virus while only around 700 of them have received medical treatment, health officials said.

Viral epidemic in Jajarkot claims two more lives

Published On: January 9, 2018 05:17 PM NPT By: Janak KC

JAJARKOT, Jan 9: Two more people have lost their lives due to viral fever spreading since three weeks in the district.