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Herb collection, climate change affect bee-keeping in Jumla

January 6, 2019 09:38 AM

JUMLA, Jan 6: Bee farming in Jumla is under threat due to reasons that remain unknown to the locals. According to experts who are in Jumla for the last three months conducting research on the disease, the changing climate and the lack of open space for their colonies might have triggered the decline in the growth of the honey bees.

Men in business, women in socio-political affairs

December 30, 2018 09:36 AM

JUMLA, Dec 30: Bijkali Rokaya of Sija is among the leading women of the village. She says that women have been running the whole village since all men have gone to foreign lands in search of employment. "As all male members are abroad or out of the district for jobs, we women have been managing the household and social affairs," said Rokaya.

Menstruating women still banished to sheds in 'Chaupadi-free' Jumla

December 27, 2018 03:00 AM

JUMLA, Dec 27: Bishnumaya Tiwari of Sija Rural Municipality still has to sleep in cowshed during five days of her period.

Government officials risking their lives under cracked building

December 11, 2018 02:30 AM

JUMLA, Dec 11: The staff of the District Drinking Water and Sanitation Subdivision Office (DDWSSO) in Jumla are forced to work in a dilapidated building, which has developed cracks everywhere. The civil servants say they fear for their lives but have not other options than to risk their lives.

Youths’ journey to ‘Kalapahad’ continues

December 6, 2018 08:14 AM

JUMLA, Dec 6: This time, Birendra Budha of Sija Rural Municipality - 4 was not willing to go to Kalapahad at all. He wanted to find a job in his village. Though his friends left for Kalapahad, he remained at home. Months passed, but Budha got no work. Disappointed, he followed his friends and head out for Kalapahad. In Jumla going to India is referred to as going to Kalapahad.

Rape victims in Jumla settle cases fearing social stigma

December 6, 2018 04:30 AM

JUMLA, Dec 6: Few weeks ago, police arrested Laxiram Rokaya of Chandannath Municipality-8, accusing him of raping a thirteen-year-old girl, who lived next door.

Local bodies in Jumla all prepared to launch early warning, preparedness systems

December 4, 2018 12:15 PM

JUMLA, Dec 4 : Local bodies in Jumla are all set to launch community-based early warning and preparedness systems to avoid the impact of natural disasters such as floods, landslides, storms, and forest fires.

Khalanga all set to be load shedding free

November 14, 2018 03:30 AM

JUMLA, Nov 14: Khalanga of Jumla district, which was once the headquarters of Karnali Zone, is set to illuminate with electricity lights round the clock within this fiscal year.

Jumla schools without teachers even after holidays are over

November 13, 2018 03:30 AM

JUMLA, Nov 13: Schools in Jumla had announced holiday only till Dashain. However, schools here have not opened even after Tihar. This has left students with no option but to stay at home idle.

Tara Air's plane flies to Kathmandu after fixation from June 9 accident

November 8, 2018 13:45 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Tara Air with Call Sign 9N-AEV which met with an accident while landing at the Jumla Airport in the district on June 9 has flew to Kathmandu on Thursday after fixation.

Hospital becoming a destination for quality treatment in Karnali

November 4, 2018 09:40 AM

JUMLA, Nov 4: Until a few years ago, health facilities were the last thing Karnali region would offer. For small to big health issues, people here had to travel to the capital or other cities in the tarai region. Many would prefer going to India as well. However, things are changing now, thanks to the quality service provided by the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS).

Jumla Airport closed for locals, not for minister

November 1, 2018 02:30 AM

JUMLA, Nov 1: Janasari Gharti of Thabang had been undergoing treatment since two weeks at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla for lungs-related ailment.

With warmer temperature, Jumla's farm reaps bananas for the first time ever

October 28, 2018 12:10 PM

JUMLA, Oct 28: The residents of Jumla are startled.

Local’s rage forces contractors to use quality materials

October 27, 2018 05:15 AM

JUMLA, Oct 27: In the last one decade, road networks have expanded remarkably across the country. Towns and villages in the hills, plains and mountains have got new motorable roads. With the local government taking charge last year, even remotest areas have begun to feel the change.

Jumla roads useless without bridges

October 25, 2018 04:30 AM

JUMLA, Oct 25: A road linking Khalanga, the district headquarters of Jumla, to Patarasi Rural Municipality has remained useless since the last 10 years due to lack of bridge.

Eight rickshaws seized from Jumla

October 21, 2018 14:31 PM

JUMLA, Oct 21: Eight rickshaws have been seized for operating outside the permitted border informed District Traffic Office Chief Madhav Rawat.

Eight held on gambling charge

October 19, 2018 12:52 PM

JUMLA, Oct 19: Police have arrested eight people from Jumla Buspark and Tatopani rural municipality on the charge of gambling.

14 held on gambling charge

October 16, 2018 10:32 AM

JUMLA, Oct 16: Police have arrested 14 people from a Pool house near Jumla Buspark on the charge of gambling.

Municipality intensifies market monitoring

October 5, 2018 01:00 AM

JUMLA, Oct 5: The Dashain festival is just around the corner and demands for all types of commodities have soared up. As usual, dealers are making attempts to take advantage of the situation by selling outdated products. There have been numerous complaints against such incidents.

Local unit to punish reps promoting Chhaupadi, untocuhability

September 29, 2018 04:10 AM

JUMLA, Sept 29: Tila Rural Municipality of Jumla has put in place strict rules and policies against the representatives and locals promoting and practicing the ill-traditions of Chhaupadi and untouchability.