Sher Bahadur Jero

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Suicide cases on the rise in Okhaldhunga

Published On: September 15, 2019 08:35 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 15: Nabin Pariyar and Ganga Pariyar married amid a huge celebration on June 11. Nabin, a local of Bhadaure village of Chishkhugadhi Rural Municipality and Ganga, from Rawabeshi Rural Municipality of Khotang seemed quite happy after marriage, according to their families. Nabin left for Kathmandu, 20 days after the wedding date.

Vehicular movement resumes in Siddhicharan Highway

Published On: August 10, 2019 07:15 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 10: The Siddicharan Highway which has been blocked following a landslide a month ago at Thati Bhanjyang and dozen other places in Katari Municipality has resumed on Saturday.

Police constable held on charge of rape in Okhaldhunga

Published On: August 8, 2019 04:16 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: A police constable has been arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl from Okhaldhunga on Thursday.

Drought damages maize planted in 5,700 hectares of land in Okhaldhunga

Published On: August 8, 2019 07:56 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: Maize planted in 5,700 hectares of land in Okhaldhunga district has been damaged due to drought. The crop was damaged by the drought caused between mid-May to mid-July.

Tiger kills 21 goats, injures a local

Published On: August 8, 2019 07:17 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 8: The locals of Palapu in Champadevi Rural Municipality of Okhaldhunga district have been spending sleepless nights after a tiger killed 21 goats and injured a local in a span of just three days.

Quake victims unpaid for lack of coordination between NRA and local units

Published On: August 3, 2019 08:47 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 3: The house of Lal Prasad Ghimire of Khijitaki village of Khijidemba Rural Municipality–4, Okhaldhunga suffered huge damage in the devastating 2015 earthquake. Although the house was inhabitable, his name was not included in the list of eligible housing grant recipients in the first survey conducted by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). In the last four years, he complained about it on several occasions with the local authorities.  He did not know whether his name was included on the list.

10 houses in Sisneri at high landslide risk

Published On: July 31, 2019 07:02 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, July 31: Ten houses in ward 3, Sisneri, of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality are at the high risk of being swept away by a landslide.

Manebhanjyang launches 'destroy sand fly' campaign

Published On: July 26, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, July 26: Manebhanjyang Rural Municipality in Okhaldhunga has started a campaign to control sandfly, a vector causing Kala-azar. The campaign started in ward 2 Baksa of the rural municipality.

Agreement and understanding can lead to prosperous nation: Dahal

Published On: May 30, 2019 10:05 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, May 30: Former Prime Minister as well as Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that only agreement and understanding can lead the country toward prosperity.

House panel inspects three abandoned bridges of Mid-Hill Highway

Published On: May 27, 2019 10:20 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, May 27: A parliamentary committee recently inspected three under-construction concrete bridges in the Mid-Hill Highway which have been abandoned since years. The bridge of Khangsangbesi and Sokhu River in Fikal Rural Municipality as well as the Bridge of Badura River which falls in the border of Sindhuli and Udayapur were inspected by the Development and Technology Committee of the House of Representatives.

Classes halted as strong wind blows away school roof in Okhaldhunga

Published On: May 26, 2019 02:50 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, May 26 :  Heavy wind storm, has blown the roof of school in Okhaldhunga which deprived their regular classes. Study was deprived in Patle Madhyamik Vidhyalaya of Molung  Rural Municipality-7.

Okhaldhunga plans integrated settlement for quake victims

Published On: April 2, 2019 05:30 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, April 2: The authorities are planning to construct an integrated settlement for 53 earthquake victim families of three local units in Okhaldhunga.

45 child marriages in Manebhanjyang since the introduction of new civil code

Published On: March 4, 2019 02:30 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, March 4: Tulasi Rai is a sixth grader at Niketan Secondary School of Manebhanjyang Rural Municpality-9, Madhavpur. According to the details provided to the school during her enrollment, she was born on April 18, 2006.

Raped minor struggles with cancer

Published On: January 29, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 29: A 13-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her own father and abandoned by her mother has been suffering from cancer. After conducting tests in Kathmandu-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, it was revealed that the girl had symptoms of cancer in her right leg.

Remarriage for single women still not an easy choice

Published On: January 27, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 27: Putali Maya Rai of Ubu village was 16 when she got married. After five years, she lost her husband to an accident.

Sanitary pads for female students

Published On: January 6, 2019 03:33 PM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

Located on Molung Rural Municipality, the girls of Saraswati Secondary School Bungnam were provided sanitary pads with the help of ward chairperson Pradip Baniya. The girls were provided the sanitary pads at their own school.

Minors arrested on charge of child marriage

Published On: January 5, 2019 08:05 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 5: Police have arrested two minors in Okhaldhunga on the charge of practicing child marriage.

The strange case of a school with only one teacher and a student

Published On: January 3, 2019 09:53 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Jan 3: Khusi Rai is the only student at Sanojure Basic School of Manebhanjyang Rural Municipality in Okhaldhunga district who attends the school regularly. She is a second grader. Though the school had enrolled three students in the beginning of the current academic year, two other students do not come to school at all.

Man establishes health center in remote village in memory of late sister

Published On: October 29, 2018 03:00 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 29: In memory of his late sister Dali, Ngima Sherpa of Siddhicharan Municipality-6, Jantarkhani, has established a health post in Damar.

Earthquake victims file 650 cases against NRA

Published On: October 27, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 27: Lamenting that they have been deprived of government-provided grants, 650 earthquake victims in Okhaldhunga have filed complaint against the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).