RUKUM, Feb 8: Clutching her one-year-old daughter, Dhan Kumari Sunar of Putha Uttarganga Rural Municipality-12 in Rukum (East) has been away from her home for the past one week. Joining hundreds of protesters, she has been hitting the streets demanding that the district headquarters be fixed at the place decided by the previous government.
RUKUM, Sept 22: A month ago, Hira Khadka of Sisne Rural Municipality-6, Rukumkot, suffered from fever. She went to a nearby health post for treatment but unfortunately, there were no health workers and medicines there. As a result, she had to return home carrying some commonly available drugs. A few days later, her family members were compelled to take her to Nepalgunj as her fever started getting worse.
RUKUM EAST, Sept 21: Police have arrested 36 year old Farka Man Pun for allegedly raping a 25 year woman. Pun, a resident of Bhume rural municipality-2 had allegedly raped the woman who had gone to graze cattle in a jungle on August 21.