Lalit Bista

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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.

Huge number of Karnali youths leave for India in search of employment opportunities

Published On: May 6, 2023 10:30 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, May 6: As the signs of economic recession are increasing in the country, a huge number of people are going to India in search of work from Karnali province.

Irregularities in hi-tech nursery: CIAA files a graft case against 12 individuals

Published On: April 3, 2023 11:00 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, April 3: Irregularities have been found in the construction of a hi-tech nursery built at the cost of millions of rupees in Koregaon located in Raskot Municipality-3 of Kalikot.

India to get contract of Phukot Karnali Hydro-electric project

Published On: April 1, 2023 10:30 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, April 1: The government has decided to build the 480 megawatt Phukot Karnali Hydroelectric Project, the only pride project of Kalikot district, under the joint investment of the Power Generation Company and Indian company NHPC Limited.

Hikmat Singh elected as FSU President of Tila Karnali Multiple Campus

Published On: March 20, 2023 11:22 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, March 20: Hikmat Singh of ANNISU (Revolutionary) has been elected as the President of Free Students Union (FSU) at Tila Karnali Multiple Campus.

Online revenue payment starts in Kalikot

Published On: March 15, 2023 03:52 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, March 15: Online revenue payment system has been launched in Kalikot. The online tax payment system has been launched from Wednesday to make the Digital Nepal framework of the Government of Nepal a success.

People of Karnali spend Rs 2500  to buy salt worth Rs 45!

Published On: March 13, 2023 03:30 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALILOT, March 13: Ganesh Budha of Rupsa, Kalikot Narahari Nath Rural Municipality-4, came to the Salt Trading Corporation Limited office in Khandachakra Municipality-1 of Kalikot on Sunday to buy salt. The office gave him only five kilos of salt, citing a shortage.

Child marriage rate drops in three municipalities of Kalikot

Published On: March 10, 2023 03:30 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

​KALIKOT, March 9: Child marriage rate has decreased in Raskot Municipality, Sanni Triveni Rural Municipality and Narharinath Rural Municipality of Kalikot district in recent years. The number of child marriages has decreased compared to the past.

Chand-led CPN stages demonstration against financial institutions in Kalikot

Published On: February 28, 2023 12:12 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Feb 28: Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) staged demonstrations against banks and financial institutions in Kalikot.

Tunnel construction for Phukot-Karnali semi-reservoir hydropower project reaches final stage

Published On: February 19, 2023 02:30 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Feb 19: The tunnel construction of the Phukot-Karnali semi-reservoir hydropower project has reached its final stage. The construction of the tunnel, which started two years ago, has reached its final stage.

Tilagufa Municipality to distribute social security allowances through its ward offices

Published On: February 1, 2023 04:03 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Feb 1: Senior citizens are happy after learning that Tilagufa Municipality has started distributing social security allowances from the ward offices. Since many wards of Tilagufa Municipality are located in remote areas, it was very difficult for the beneficiaries of the social security allowances to go to the bank to collect the allowances. So happiness was reflected in the faces of the people when they were able to receive the allowances from their respective ward offices.

Karnali corridor opens door to prosperity

Published On: January 27, 2023 11:44 AM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Jan 27: The Karnali Corridor, which was started for the development of the Karnali region, which is lagging behind in every aspect of development, has been linked by the residents of this area with their destiny and future. Karnali Corridor, considered as 'South and North Axis Growth', will connect Nepal, China and India.

Mother-son left high and dry after husband’s death

Published On: January 16, 2023 02:00 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Jan 16: Nar Singh of Simkot Rural municipality-8, Humla, died five years ago. After the death of Singh who was raising a family by earning wages at home, his wife Jasmati Singh and his son Dhangiri Singh are facing difficulties and hardships.

Niru BK Murder Case: Signature Campaign for Justice begins

Published On: December 29, 2022 08:00 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Dec 29: A signature campaign has been launched to seek justice for Niru BK, who was murdered after being raped more than a year ago.

Karnali highway blocked

Published On: December 29, 2022 05:03 PM NPT By: Lalit Bista

KALIKOT, Dec 29: Traffic has been disrupted at the Serighat area of Karnali Highway in Khandachakra Municipality-2 after the road section caved in.