DB BUDHA

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CIAA summons 11 persons over 590 ropani land grab case

Published On: May 23, 2019 09:44 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, May 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has given seven days to 11 persons accused of grabbing 590 ropani [30.02 hectares] of land belonging to the Sheep and Goat Research Program (SGRP), in Guthichaur Rural Municipality of Jumla to appear before the commission.

Retired land revenue officer accused of grabbing 590 ropani govt land

Published On: May 18, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, May 18: A land revenue officer in Jumla has been accused of converting 590 ropani (30.02 hectares) of land belonging to the National Sheep and Goat Research Program of Guthichaur Rural Municipality-4 to private ownership.

Vegetable farming getting popular in Jumla

Published On: May 11, 2019 07:51 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, May 11: It has not been very long since Samjhana Devkota of Talichaur village started vegetable farming. Just like other village folks, she was accustomed to growing only crops in her field before.

Chandannath Municipality bans plastic bags

Published On: May 7, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, May 7: With the aim of reducing environmental and health hazards, Chandannath Municipality in Jumla district has banned the use of non-reusable plastic bags.

Rural municipality introduces school textbooks to preserve Khas language

Published On: May 5, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, May 5: In order to preserve the Khas language which is on the verge of extinction, Tatopani Rural Municipality in the district has decided to introduce language course books at schools in the area.

Shamans join campaign for protection of red panda

Published On: May 3, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, May 3: Durga Bahadur Khatri is a renowned shaman in Chandannath Municipality of Jumla.

Five arrested on charge of smuggling contraband drugs in Jumla

Published On: April 20, 2019 10:34 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, April 20: Police have arrested five persons on the charge of smuggling contraband drugs in Jumla on Friday.

Locals lament Jumla Airport mess

Published On: April 19, 2019 01:05 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, April 19: Flight services have come to a grinding halt at Jumla Airport once again "due to repairs." Earlier in October last year, the authorities had closed the airport for two months citing repairs.

Apple farmers of Jumla turn to insurance to cover risks

Published On: April 11, 2019 08:48 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, April 11: Apple farmers in Jumla are gradually getting attracted toward crop insurance program. More farmers are turning to crop insurance as its covers weather-related risks, saving them from unprecedented loss.

Patarasi to prevent children from going to highlands to pick Yarsa

Published On: April 9, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, April 9: Patarasi Rural Municipality of Jumla has launched a campaign to prevent school students from going to the highlands to pick Yarsagumba, a prized medicinal herb.

Child marriage ruining young lives in Jumla

Published On: March 30, 2019 08:45 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, March 30: District Police Office, Jumla last week received a complaint about forceful child marriage. According to the district police chief, DSP Sitaram Rijal, this is the first ever such complaint the office has received. Though child marriage is not uncommon in this region, never before had anyone come over to the office to officially register a case.

Children start attending schools after availability of water

Published On: March 27, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, March 27: Students of Ganga Devi Elementary School located near the district headquarters Khalanga have started attending classes regularly following the availability of water at the school.

‘Ek Ghar, Ek Syau Bagaicha’ campaign in full swing

Published On: March 16, 2019 09:09 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, March 16: The “Ek Ghar, Ek Syau Bagaicha” (One House, One Apple Garden) campaign that began in Jumla with an aim of making farmers self-sustained through apple farming has proved to be beneficial for the farmers.

Farmers rejoice over snowfall

Published On: March 4, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, March 4: Farmers in Jumla are expecting better harvest of apple because of recent snowfall in the district.

Medicine shortage in Jumla affects patients

Published On: February 27, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Feb 27: Dhanendra Bohora of Tila Rural Municipality - 2 went to a nearby health post to get paracetamol tablets following a severe headache last week.

Girls' education still not a priority for Jumla families

Published On: February 25, 2019 09:25 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

Leafy green vegetables are a staple for local families during this season. With the food stock very low, families mostly depend on these vegetables for meals.

The joy of returning home from Kalapahad

Published On: February 24, 2019 10:46 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Feb 24: Bhim Prasad Dhital was feeling good on returning back to his village from Kalapahad. He had left for Kalapahad right after Dashain. Locals in Jumla go to various parts of India in search of employment and refer all those destinations collectively as Kalapahad.

Child marriage high in Guthichaur

Published On: February 24, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Feb 24: Manita Nepali of Guthichaur Rural Municipality-4 got married at the tender age of 16. She delivered her first child when she was eighteen years old.

Heavy snowfall affects Jumla schools

Published On: February 23, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Feb 23: Heaps of snow piled up in the high mountainous regions of Jumla have prevented many schools from resuming their classes after the winter vacation.

Elected reps meet pregnant women to address their problems

Published On: February 23, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Feb 23 :A year ago, 18-year-old Anjana Jaisi of Guthichaur Rural Municipality-4 tied the nuptial knot.