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Dengue making its way uphill

Published On: September 4, 2019 07:55 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 4: Dengue, which was common only in the tarai plains in the past, has started to surface in the hills also. According to Dr Kiran KC of the Karnali provincial hospital, the situation is not alarming for now, but precautionary measures need to be taken against mosquito bites.

Five years on Surkhet flood victims still deprived of relief

Published On: September 1, 2019 09:21 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Sept 1: Floods and landslides displaced a total of 1045 families in Panchapuri, Birendranagar, Bheriganga, and Barahatal areas in 2014. Even though the government instantly promised to resettle the victim families, they are still living in a makeshift hut in the nearby jungles. This has taken a toll on their health and the overall progress in life.

Karnali govt launches campaign to replace tuins with suspension bridges

Published On: August 20, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 20: The provincial government of Karnali has launched a campaign to replace tuins (makeshift cable crossings) with suspension bridges in the province.

Karnali locals upbeat as construction of roads connecting with Tibet make headway

Published On: August 19, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 19: As part of its initiation to connect Karnali with Tibet, the provincial government is working to open three new roads in the region.

Man on the lam after ‘thrashing Dalit woman’ arrested

Published On: August 18, 2019 07:13 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 18: Police on Saturday arrested Raj Kumari Neupane, 25, a woman from Dailekh, who was absconding since April after allegedly thrashing a Dalit woman. He had allegedly thrashed the dalit woman for ‘touching water’ when Neupane was collecting water from a local tap on April 24.

Women in Karnali dying prematurely due to delivery complications

Published On: August 9, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, Aug 9: Roop Kumari Bohara, 22, of Tripurasundari-1, Dolpa died on Wednesday due to delivery-related complications.

Water shortage troubles Surkhet locals

Published On: July 29, 2019 07:18 AM NPT By: GANESH BISHU

BIRENDRANAGAR, July 29: Amid gradually disappearing natural water sources and the lack of water supply through government installed taps, Surkhet locals have been facing an acute shortage of water. Water woes have made their life troublesome, they lament. However, even in this situation, this provincial capital of Karnali has not seen any slowdown or brake in the expansion of concrete settlements. The town's population grown has been constant.