SIMKOT, Aug 26: Air service, which was disrupted due to thick fog following incessant rainfall, has resumed in Humla district after five days.

Jajarkot, Aug 24: Flights have been affected in Karnali for the last two days due to bad weather. The flights have been disrupted as it has been raining continuously.

SIMKOT, Aug 21: The district headquarters of Humla is to receive foodstuffs via Kerung point after they are supplied from Kathmandu.

SIMKOT (HUMLA), Aug 18: The remote Limi village in Humla district has received 4G internet service from Nepal Telecom. With this, the people from Til, Jang and Haljika villages at Namkha Rural Municipality in Humla have access to 4G internet service.

HUMLA, Aug 17: Namkha Rural Municipality located in the northern belt of Humla district has formed a committee for developing a local curriculum.

Humla, Aug 16: Four children have lost their lives within a month over the wait for flights in the remote mountainous district of Humla.

SIMKOT, July 30: Two villages in Sarkegad Rural Municipality in Humla district are at high risk of floods and landslides due to the incessant rainfall since three weeks. Ripa at Sarkegad Rural Municipality-2 is at the risk of landslide while Rahadeu which falls in Ward No 8 of the same rural municipality is at the risk of both floods and landslides.

BIRENDRANAGAR, July 11: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case against eight people including a chief administrative officer (CAO). The case has been filed at the Special Court against CAO Bishnu Bahadur Shahi of Chankheli Rural Municipality of Humla.

HUMLA, June 19: A jeep traveling from Simikot, the district headquarters of Humla, to Hilsa, plunged into the Karnali River near Chyachhara of Uttari Namkha Rural Municipality-2 in Humla, on Monday morning.

HUMLA, June 12: A 32-year-old Dhankaura Shahi of Rodhikot, Sarkegad Rural Municipality-7, in the middle of Humla was rescued by a helicopter.

SIMKOT, April 19: Maternity care for delivering babies at Thehe Health Post in Humla district is severely impacted by the lack of electricity supply.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: In the area of Northern Namkha Rural Municipality including Simkot, the headquarters of Humla, water has started to freeze due to the sharp decrease in temperature. Although there has been no snowfall this year, as the temperature has started to decrease in Humla, the water in the tap has started freezing.

SIMKOT, Dec 7: Two border police outposts at Namkha Rural Municipality in Humla district have been shifted due to increasing cold in the region.

Clash at polling station in Humla

November 20, 2022 15:45 pm

BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 20: A clash has been reported at a polling station in Chankheli Rural Municipality-5 of Humla district. An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of police deployed at the polling station was injured in the clash.

Birendranagar, Nov 20: The police fired seven rounds of bullets in the air when some youths pelted stones while discussion was underway about resuming voting in Humla.

SIMKOT, Nov 9: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that candidates of the ruling alliance from Humla would get the chief ministerial and ministerial posts if they won the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assembly.

Sadhguru arriving in Humla

September 9, 2022 16:12 pm

SIMKOT, Sept 9: Famous Indian yoga guru 'Sadhguru' is arriving in Humla today in connection with paying homage to Kailash Mansarovar, an important shrine for the Hindus and Buddhists, in China. The place has religious and cultural significance.

SIMKOT, August 9: Humla, the district enjoying zero infection of COVID-19 for nearly eight months recorded a case of coronavirus infection on Monday.

Was Karnali always like this - poor, deprived, and backward? The answer is ‘No’. The Karnali Kingdom was prosperous and cultured until the 18th century from the 9th century. This can be sensed through the region's folk songs and stories which have been transferred from generation to generation and are still in existence in the oral form. Humla, in particular, was a prosperous land as early as two generations ago.

HUMLA, June 28: The incessant rainfall has caused disruption of flights from Nepalgunj and Surkhet to Humla, causing severe price hike of daily essentials at district headquarters, Simkot.

HUMLA, June 8: A day-long free eye camp organized at the District Hospital, Humla, has benefitted 437 people.

JAJARKOT, May 26: The air travel to Humla has been inconvenient to the general public due to distribution of ticket tickets based on access to power corridors. The public has to suffer  a lot to get flight tickets and these tickets are also becoming extremely costly.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Clashes erupted at two polling stations in Humla on Friday. Eight people, including a polling official, were injured in the clashes.

SIMKOT, Feb 11: Limi, a settlement in the northern highland of Namkha Rural Municipality, has been without modern communication services for the last two weeks.

SIMKOT, Feb 8: The flights to and from the Simkot Airport have been conducted after five days. The flights were possible after removing the snow piled up at the airport.

Snowfall affects normal life in Humla

February 4, 2022 11:01 am

SIMKOT, Feb 4: Normal life in Humla district has been adversely affected due to snowfall since Thursday morning.

SIMKOT, Feb 1: Services provided by the District Administration Office (DAO), Humla, have been suspended for a week after the Assistant Chief District Officer (CDO) tested positive for COVID-19.

Food depots in Humla run out of stock

January 9, 2022 16:47 pm

HUMLA, Jan 9: Food depots in Humla have run out of stock. Food depots in Sarkegad, Shreenagar, Tajakot Chankheli, Yangchu, and Yalwang set up by the Food Management and Trading Company Limited (FMTC), a state-run entity, targeting the rural people’s access to food grains are running out of stock due to a delay in food supplies.

Humla affected by heavy snowfall

January 9, 2022 08:05 am

SIMKOT, Jan 9: Simkot, the district headquarters of Humla, has been affected by snowfall since Friday evening. Heavy snowfall has made it difficult for locals to get out of their homes. The temperature has dropped drastically below minus 12 degree Celsius.

SIMKOT, Jan 7: The ninth district convention of CPN (UML) Humla District Committee scheduled for today has been postponed.

SIMKOT, Jan 2: A health post at Sarkegad Rural Municipality-4 in Humla district is reeling under the lack of medicines provided by the government for free, thus affecting patients visiting the health facility.

HUMLA, Jan 2: Ninety percent of children in Humla have received the Moderna vaccine against the coronavirus. In collaboration with the health office, all the seven local governments have completed the work of vaccinating the school children.

SIMKOT, Dec 27: Snow has been falling in the high mountainous district of Humla since Sunday evening due to a change in weather. Despite the people's lives being affected due to the snowfall, farmers in the southern part of the district are happy as they had suffered a lot due to drought.

Chandre Kami found after a week

December 22, 2021 13:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Chandre Kami of Humla, who had gone missing after an inter-caste marriage, was found on Wednesday morning. He was found at Yaganchu Bazaar in Kharpunath Rural Municipality- 5 of Humla this morning.

HUMLA, Dec 20: The Health Service Office, Humla has dispatched over 3,500 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for five rural municipalities on Sunday.

SIMKIOT, Dec 15: Children of the 12-17 age group are to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Humla district. Moderna vaccines will be administered to 9,621 children of that age group.

SIMIKOT, Nov 30: A total of 78 quintals of food grains was transported to Limi at Namkha Rural Municipality-6 on Monday. Limi is located in the remote northern belt of Humla district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Water has started flowing again from a spring that had been dried up for the past 24 years in Adanchuli Rural Municipality-3 Rithapata in the southern part of Humla. The locals are happy after water started coming from the source which had not seen water for 24 consecutive years.

SIMKOT, Nov 7: The Lali Health Post at Kharpunath Rural Municipality-1 in the mountainous Humla district is reeling under lack of the medicines which are supposed to be provided by the government for free.

SIMIKOT, Oct 21: Seven tourists including four foreigners who were stranded at Tumling of Namkha Rural Municipality in north Humla have been rescued by a helicopter.

SIMIKOT, Oct 21: Four Slovenians, three guides and five locals on a trek to Hilsa and Limi in the northern Namkha village of Humla have been stranded in Tumling in the Limi region due to heavy snowfall since Sunday.

SIMIKOT, Oct 11: Many travelers wishing to leave for the Kathmandu Valley and other districts on the occasion of the main Hindu festivals-- Dashain and Tihar-- are facing difficulties in getting airline tickets.

SIMIKOT, Oct 10: The telephone service of Nepal Telecom has been out of order in Simikot Rural Municipality-3 in the Himalayan district of Humla for over a month now. The local residents have expressed serious concern over the disruption of the service for such a long time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Floods following incessant rain have damaged the Ridham Small Hydropower Project in Humla district of Nepal. The flood on Friday has heavily damaged the 130 meters of pipeline of the hydropower project.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: A study team formed by the government to study the Nepal-China border in Humla, which has been in dispute between the two countries, has reached Simkot on Saturday to study the 13 of the 15 border pillars with China in Humla district.

KATHMANDU, September 3: The decision of the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government to form a task force to see whether or not the Chinese side has encroached upon Nepali territory in the Namkha area of Humla district has courted controversies across political circles in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The government has been providing 1.5 million kilograms of rice annually through the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) to the remote district of Humla in Karnali. Due to the lack of road networks, private sector airlines - Summit Air, Tara Air and Sita Air - have been involved in the transportation of rice.

One held with 5 kgs of yarsagumba

August 14, 2021 12:45 pm

HUMLA, August 14: Local authorities recovered 5.3kg of Yarsagumba, also known as the caterpillar fungus, from Humla Airport on Friday.

SIMKOT, July 12: COVID-19 cases have increased in Humla district days after the prohibitory order was lifted.

SIMKOT, July 5: Nine children from Kharpunath and Adanchuli rural municipalities of Humla district have been reunited with their families on Sunday after they were rescued from various child care homes in Kathmandu.