DOTI, March 27: All nine local governments in Doti, a district in the Sudur Paschim (Far-West) Province are on alert following the rising coronavirus cases in neighbouring India. The people who went to India for jobs have started returning home with the increasing infections rate there. It is said presently India is battling a second wave of the coronavirus.
DOTI, Feb 5: The District Health Office (DHO), Doti vaccinated 50 inmates against COVID-19. They were administered the vaccine in district jail, according to Information Officer at the DHO, Surya Bista.
DOTI, March 2: Several development initiatives have remained stagnant in dozens of villages in Doti for no headways in the construction of the 750-MW West Seti Hydro Project. The project was said to have been constructed since long ago.
DOTI, Jan 14: Twenty-eight chhaugoths have been demolished at one ward alone of Badikedar rural municipality under the campaign to demolish chhaugoths. Chhaugoth is a separate, poorly ventilated, hut where menstruating women are made to stay for at least the first five to seven days.
DOTI, Nov 7: Doti was among the moderately affected districts by the massive earthquake of April 2015. However it served as a wakeup call many including Arjun Khadka, principal of Mahakali Secondary School of Sayal Rural Municipality – 6.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Denouncing the arrest of journalists demanding the reinstatement of Radio Nepal journalists sacked on Monday, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has demanded investigation into the incident. Nine journalists arrested by police were protesting against the sacking of three journalists from the state-owned Radio Nepal in Doti.
DOTI, June 22: The leaking roof of the district prison has forced inmates to live under plastic sheets. The start of the monsoon has become a matter of concern for the 47 inmates in the prison that has a capacity for only half of them. The prison was meant to house only 25 inmates.
DOTI, Feb 1: On January 19, a woman and her two sons died of asphyxiation when the menstrual hut they were sheltering in caught fire while they were asleep. Amba Bohora, 35, along with her sons Suresh, 9, and Ramit, 7, died a tragic death, shocking many.
DOTI, Jan. 31: Despite nearly one year delay in starting the blacktop works of the Dipayal Airport, the task has grasped rapid speed lately. The construction company, Sapana JV Construction Company, said that the development of the runway is in the final stage.
DADELDHURA/DOTI, Nov 23: At least 16 persons died and over 20 were injured when an overloaded school bus met with an accident at Raduwakhola of Amargadhi Municipality-11, in Dadeldhura on Thursday evening.
DHANGADHI, Sept 13: As high as 24 persons were injured in a bus accident at Rubaskanda in Doti district early morning today. The bus (Na 5 Kha 9114) coming to Mahendranagar from Darchula district fell some 100 meters off the road along the Bhimdutta Highway, the Regional Traffic Police Office, Kailali said.
DOTI, Jan 20: Venting their ire against the government's decision to announce temporary capitals of the provinces, people in different parts of the country are staging protests demanding to make their cities the capital of their province. However, in recent days, the protests have rather taken a violent turn.
DOTI, Nov,4 :Three people who were killed in Doti bus accident have been identified. They are Anita Khadka, 19, of Adarsha rural municipality-1, jeep driver Khemraj Ojha, 55, of KI Singh rural municipality-1 and Roshan Tamrakar, 25, of Bogtan rural municipality-6, according to the District Police Office, Doti.
DOTI, Nov 4 : Three persons were killed and another 8 injured in a road accident at Deurali of KI Singh rural municipality-3 in the district today. Two men and a woman were killed in the accident and their identities have not been ascertained yet, according to the District Police Office, Doti.
DOTI, Oct 27: News about the upcoming elections is on air all the time. Television and radio stations have hardly been talking about anything else. However, the people in the villages and towns of Doti are least excited. In fact, they question the credibility of the news about elections saying no one has come to their community asking for vote.
DOTI, Aug 12: For the first time in the district, Small and Cottage Industry Development Committee had offered gemstone-processing skill development training in Dipayal last fiscal year. There was a vacancy for 100 people for the training that was given under the initiative of the Ministry of Industry. However, only 38 participated showed up for it.
DOTI, August 5: Nine people, including seven from two families, died when a jeep (registration number S 1 J 491) headed for Chautara from Dipayal met with an accident at Kataigaun of Botgan Rural Municipality in Doti district Friday night. Seven others were injured in the accident. Two of them are critical.
DOTI, Dec 24: A recent study has found that 59 percent of women in the district are living with one or other kind of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). In its annual report for 2016, Doti branch of the Nepal Family Planning Association (NFPA) stated that the number of women to live with STDs have been increasing every year. Such alarming health condition of women in the rural district is attributed to the pervasive trend of labor migration to India among men. Husbands of the women are major transmitter of such diseases, the study suggests.
DOTI, Nov 27: Two people were killed while 14 others sustained injuries when a jeep carrying members of a wedding party met with an accident at Jhansi, Latamandau VDC in the district last night. Among the injured, two are said to be in critical condition.
DOTI, July 14: Most of the health posts in Doti district are in such dilapidated conditions that when it starts to rain, it immediately starts dripping from their roof and when it sunny, the heat inside the building is unbearable.