Ram Bhadur Kunwar

The contributor for Republica.

NC-Maoist electoral alliance again demands re-poll

Published On: June 30, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Ram Bhadur Kunwar

ACHHAM, June 30: Just like in the first phase of local elections, the electoral alliance of the ruling parties, Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center), has demanded re-polling. This time though, they have demanded re-polling at Chauparti Rural Municipality-4 and Sanphebagar Municipality-6 of Achham district.

16 years on, government buildings still not reconstructed

Published On: May 25, 2017 01:40 AM NPT By: Ram Bhadur Kunwar

ACHHAM, May 25: Government office buildings destroyed during the Maoist insurgency are yet to be reconstructed here. The then Maoist rebels had destroyed around two dozen government office buildings in the district headquarters Mangalsen and Sanphebagar during the conflict period. One of these offices, buildings of the Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS) sub- division office in Sanphebagar and the Agricultural Inputs Company Limited's (AICL) office, are yet to be reconstructed.

Construction of Budhi Ganga Hydroelectricity project in full swing

Published On: April 4, 2017 09:31 AM NPT By: Ram Bhadur Kunwar

ACHHAM, April 4; The construction of the Budhi Ganga Hydroelectricity Project in Achham district is going ahead at full pace.

42 women benefit from free surgery for uterine prolapse

Published On: March 3, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Ram Bhadur Kunwar

ACHCHHAM, March 3: Women in rural areas of the country generally choose to suffer in silence than to express their problems when it comes to health issue. Their 'hidden agony' comes to the surface only when the problem gets out of proportion.

Achham has high hopes from Upper Karnali Project

Published On: August 22, 2016 05:00 AM NPT By: Ram Bhadur Kunwar

ACHHAM, Aug 22: Achham is among the 10 districts with worst Human Develop Index. However, this can change pretty soon if the government does not further delay in exploiting its rich hydro power including the much discussed 900-megawatt Upper Karnali Hydropower Project (UKHP), stakeholders claim.