Sher Bahadur Jero

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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).

6 men file for divorce in Okhaldhunga

Published On: September 30, 2018 06:29 AM NPT By: Sher Bahadur Jero

OKHALDHUNGA, Sept 30: Six men in Okhadhunga have filed applications at the District Court seeking divorce after amendment in the civil code, which allows even the men to file application for divorce at courts. Section 94 and 96 of the Muluki Civil Code enforced about a month ago allows men to file cases for divorce directly at the court. Previously, men had to file cases for divorce at the local level first in order to register the cases at the court.