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Children forced into work after father commits suicide

Published On: May 21, 2019 07:27 AM NPT By: HARIKRISHNA GAUTAM

MYAGDI, May 21: After failing to provide two square meals to his children, Ambar Bahadur Ramjali of Annapurna Rural Municipality-1 committed suicide two years ago. He earned his living as a laborer. Extreme poverty compelled him to hang himself from a tree in a local community forest.

Students prefer an exemplary community school of Beni over private ones

Published On: April 24, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: HARIKRISHNA GAUTAM

MYAGDI, April 24: Bishwa Katuwal of Raghuranga Municipality – 2 of Myagdi district always thought that she would not compromise with her children's education.

Eight months on, Puja’s is a new life

Published On: March 28, 2019 07:49 AM NPT By: HARIKRISHNA GAUTAM

MYAGDI, March 28: Eight months ago, Puja Khatri of Myagdi district lived a sad life. Faced with grinding poverty and three younger siblings to look after, the 12-year-old thought her very existence was a curse. Her dire circumstances were forcing her to the point of quitting school.

Bodies of 9 climbers retrieved from Gurja

Published On: October 15, 2018 06:30 AM NPT By: HARIKRISHNA GAUTAM

MYAGDI, Oct 15: The dead bodies of nine climbers including five South Koreans and four Nepalis who went missing after a snowstorm at Mt Gurja were retrieved on Sunday after five days of futile efforts.

Individuals, organizations to help girl in hardship continue school

Published On: August 24, 2018 09:52 AM NPT By: HARIKRISHNA GAUTAM

MYAGDI, Aug 24: Nine-year-old Puja Khatri sleeps in a narrow room on the upper floor of her house. She has to share the cold floor with her brother Puja, with just one gunndri, a traditional hay mattress, for the two of them. She has never known what it feels like to sleep under a warm blanket.