Lalit Bista

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Four killed in Surkhet jeep accident

Published On: May 30, 2024 09:33 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KATHMANDU, May 30: Four people have died in a jeep accident in Surkhet this morning.

Woman dies after falling off a cliff

Published On: April 7, 2024 02:33 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, April 7: A 22-year-old woman died after falling off a cliff in Khandachakra Municipality-9 of the district.

Malla wins UML chairmanship in Kalikot

Published On: April 7, 2024 11:44 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, April 7: Tularam Malla has won the chairmanship of CPN-UML district committee. He won the election held on Saturday after a lack of consensus in the district session of the party that started on April 3.

Mobile phone addiction leaving adverse impact on children in remote areas

Published On: March 15, 2024 06:15 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, March 15: In light of technological advancements, mobile phones have become ubiquitous, as they are now in everyone’s hands. While this accessibility enhances information exchange and communication, it also introduces potential harms when not properly utilized.

Child serving time for mother's mistake in overcrowded Kalikot Jail

Published On: March 14, 2024 09:20 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, March 14: According to the law, only those who do something wrong should be punished. But in Kalikot district jail, young Gokarna Shahi has been serving time for his mother's mistake for four years.

Successful test flight at Suntharali Airport in Kalikot

Published On: February 25, 2024 04:50 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Feb 25: Test flights have been successfully conducted at Suntharali Airport in Kalikot. Nagendra Bahadur Bista, chairman of Narharinath Rural Municipality, said that a Tara Air aircraft, which flew from Nepalgunj with a technical team, successfully completed the test flight to Suntharali Airport on Sunday.

Suntharali Airport in Kalikot to be inaugurated on Monday after 38 years of construction

Published On: February 24, 2024 10:05 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Feb 24: A test flight will take place at Suntharali Airport in Kalikot on Monday.

Residents of Karnali exposed to high risks of accidents on unsafe rural roads

Published On: February 13, 2024 08:30 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Feb 13: Accidents often occur when vehicles are operated without permission on the rural roads of Kalikot district. Most of the dozer operators, being engineers themselves, have had accidents on under-construction roads dug by the local level. Car accidents happen every day on these roads, which are dug haphazardly without technical measurements.

Tilgufa municipality to organize winter municipal assembly in Rudubanchu for tourism promotion

Published On: February 4, 2024 02:05 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Feb 4: Tilagufa Municipality has decided to hold a winter Municipal Assembly in Rudubanchu area of Tilagufa-10 for tourism promotion.

Criminal activities on the rise in Karnali Province

Published On: January 20, 2024 08:45 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Jan 20: A 38-year-old man from Panchapuri Municipality-3, Tokma, of Surkhet killed his wife by striking her with a sickle on December 6, 2022. After the murder, the man was arrested on his way to the police office with his wife's head wrapped in a plastic bag. But the real story behind the photo that went viral on social media is something different.

Pregnant women and newborns face health risks in remote areas

Published On: December 10, 2023 07:35 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Dec 9: A woman from Budhinanda Municipality in Bajura gave birth to a child on the way to a health facility on Tuesday. Pansara Rokaya, 31, of Kuru in Budhinanda-4, gave birth to a baby girl on the way to the health post after experiencing labor pains.

Most projects on hold: Hydropower hub Karnali lacks energy

Published On: November 27, 2023 03:15 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Nov 27: Licenses have been issued to conduct the feasibility studies of hydropower projects to generate about 6,000 megawatts of hydropower in Karnali Province. However, the production so far is only about 17 MW. Although licenses have been allotted for the construction of projects, the work of most of the projects is slow.

One killed in tractor accident

Published On: October 30, 2023 01:22 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Oct 30: One person died when a tractor en route to Thirpu from Palanta Rural Municipality-2, Raduneta in Kalikot.

Two motorcycles with same number plate discovered in Kalikot

Published On: October 25, 2023 08:15 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Oct 25: Two motorcycles bearing the same number plate were spotted at Pratima Chowk in Kalikot.

Jeep accident claims two lives in Jumla

Published On: September 3, 2023 09:41 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

JUMLA, Sep 3: A fatal jeep accident occurred in Chhalpunera, Ward Number 4 of Kanaka Sundari Rural Municipality in Jumla, resulting in the loss of two lives.

Karnali Corridor comes back into operation

Published On: July 8, 2023 04:30 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, July 8: The Karnali Corridor, which was closed for three days, has been opened. The Karnali Corridor was opened on Saturday three days after it was closed due to landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in two places in Khulalu and Jarkot sections.

Rise in flesh trade in Karnali Province due to poverty

Published On: June 25, 2023 12:15 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, June 25: In an unfortunate consequence of economic hardship, a young woman in her early twenties recently shared her experience of engaging in sex work due to poverty. Having begun this profession at the age of 17, she revealed that her decision was driven by her family's financial hardship.

Girl killed after being shot by  hunter in Kalikot

Published On: June 4, 2023 06:31 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KATHMANDU, June 4: A 17-year-old girl from Naraharinath Rural Municipality-5, Rupsa in  Kalikot district succumbed due to bullet injury on Sunday.

Journalists and civil activists commit to give priority to issues of marginalized

Published On: May 15, 2023 12:55 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

Nepalgunj, May 15: Journalists and civil activists have expressed their commitment to give priority to the issues of marginalized communities.

Education branch head of rural municipality in Kalikot receives Rs 400,000 in bribe for construction of school building

Published On: May 13, 2023 07:50 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, May 13: Kal Bahadur Bhandari, head of the education branch of Palanta Rural Municipality of Kalikot, has been accused of taking a bribe of Rs 400,000 for approving a project worth Rs 5 million.