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Karnali province hospitals ill-equipped and understaffed

Published On: July 12, 2019 07:14 AM NPT By: KARNALI BUREAU/REPUBLICA

SURKHET, July 12: On July 1, Pasang Futik Tamang of remote Chitai village in Mugum Karmarong Rural Municipality-1, in Mugu district delivered her baby at home. The nearest health center is five hours on foot from her home. In lack of transport service, visiting the health center was out of question, so she gave birth at home.

Politicians are their guardians but they live in orphanages or pick yarsa

Published On: June 8, 2019 09:29 AM NPT By: KARNALI BUREAU/REPUBLICA

SURKHET, June 8: While inaugurating Karnali-Rara Tourism Year-2075 on the shores of Rara Lake in 2018, Prime Minister KP Oli announced that he would assume the guardianship of eight-year-old Thinle Mangmu Lama, a local child. Later, the PM’s wife Radhika Shakya assumed responsibility for the education of Chhiring Chongjung of the same locality.

Local units fail to fix administrative centers even two years after election

Published On: May 19, 2019 05:05 AM NPT By: KARNALI BUREAU/REPUBLICA

KATHMANDU, May 19: Two parallel administrative centers have been in existence for the past two years in Thulibheri Municipality of Dolpa, following a dispute among the local representatives over the center of the local unit.