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Rape victims in Jumla settle cases fearing social stigma

Published On: December 6, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: December 4, 2018 12:15 PM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: November 14, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: November 13, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: November 8, 2018 01:45 PM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: November 4, 2018 09:40 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: November 1, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: October 28, 2018 12:10 PM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Local’s rage forces contractors to use quality materials

Published On: October 27, 2018 05:15 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: October 25, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: October 21, 2018 02:31 PM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: October 19, 2018 12:52 PM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: October 16, 2018 10:32 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Municipality intensifies market monitoring

Published On: October 5, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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

Published On: September 29, 2018 04:10 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

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.

Jumla Investment Conference postponed

Published On: September 8, 2018 07:29 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Sept 8: Jumla Investment Conference aimed at attracting investment has been postponed following non-cooperation from District Coordination Committee and the locals. The conference was scheduled to be held on September 14.

Local government fails to bring any change to health sector

Published On: September 5, 2018 03:30 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Sept 5: There are four government health institutions in Chandanath Municipality of the district headquarters Khalanga. Sadly, all of them are facing a medicine crunch at the moment.

Apple price reaches Rs 60 per kg in Jumla

Published On: September 3, 2018 09:17 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Sept 3: Price of organic apple of Jumla has reached Rs 60 per kilogram this year. In past years, the price of apple used to be between Rs 25 to 35 per kilogram in the local market. The rising price is due to declining production and increasing demand, according to local farmers.

Jumla Conference on Sept 14

Published On: September 2, 2018 09:01 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Sep 2: Chandannath Municipality is gearing up to organize the Jumla Conference aimed at promoting development prospects of the local units.  Jumla District Coordination Committee has suggested the municipality to rename the conference as Chandannath Investment Convention.

Road connectivity promotes agro products of Jumla

Published On: September 1, 2018 08:18 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, Sep 1: The demand for agricultural products of Jumla has increased in recent months, due to regular operation of the Surkhet–Jumla road. The road connectivity has expanded the markets of Jumli Marsi rice, red rice, buckwheat, herbs tea, nuts, dried apple, soybean and other agricultural products of Jumla, according to local farmers.