SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

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Teacher fired for not admitting her son to community school

Published On: May 28, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, May 28: Mandavi Rural Municipality has made it mandatory for all those receiving salaries from the government coffers to admit their children to community schools.

Contractor leaves project halfway, demands full money

Published On: April 20, 2019 07:36 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, April 20: The building of Khawang Health Post in Pyuthan district should have been completed by 2014, as per the agreement reached with the contractor. However, the contractor left the project halfway to join politics and has remained contactless since then.

Local unit honors inter-caste couples

Published On: March 24, 2019 05:15 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, March 24: Caste-based discrimination is still widely prevalent in the remote areas of Nepal. The so-called 'high caste' people still refuse to consume anything touched by the Dalits. A large number of people in our society are discriminated, suppressed and ostracized by society for belonging to certain castes. They are regarded as 'impure' and 'untouchable'.

Locals work together to build road on their own

Published On: March 17, 2019 03:00 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, March 17: Pyuthan is the oldest and one of the most well-facilitated municipalities of the district. However, there are some villages in the municipality, which are yet to be connected to roads.

Road construction done without research causing depletion of water sources

Published On: February 12, 2019 02:39 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, Feb 11: Jhimruk Rural Municipality has allocated Rs 5 million from its current budget for the construction of roads in Kauche, Wange, and the Bauda-Arghakhanchi road section. Last year, the local unit had allocated Rs 2.4 million for the same roads, which falls under its top priority project even this year.

Road construction done without research causing depletion of water sources

Published On: February 11, 2019 07:00 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, Feb 11: Jhimruk Rural Municipality has allocated Rs 5 million from its current budget for the construction of roads in Kauche, Wange, and the Bauda-Arghakhanchi road section. Last year, the local unit had allocated Rs 2.4 million for the same roads, which falls under its top priority project even this year.

An exemplary school run by women

Published On: November 29, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, Nov 29: Challenging the traditional gender stereotype and putting aside their household works, some women have shouldered the responsibility of running a school in the district by themselves.

Absence of bridge costs eight lives in Jhimruk

Published On: September 22, 2018 08:21 AM NPT By: SHUMSHER BIKRAM GC

PYUTHAN, Sept 22: The announcement of constructing a bridge over Jhimruk River had offered a respite to the locals residing in the nearby areas. The construction of pillars of the bridge, which connects Dhand, Syaulighari, and Tusara, added to their happiness. However, their happiness could not last for long.