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.

HUMLA, June 14: Locals at Galfagad at Adanchuli Rural Municipality-2 in Humla district have been suffering from viral fever for some days now. The cases of viral fever are on the rise in the locality.

HUMLA, May 31: The health service office of Humla district has purchased eight new oxygen concentrators for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in the region.

HUMLA, May 18: The cases of coronavirus infection have surged in five of the total seven rural municipalities in the mountainous district of Humla.

SIMKOT, May 17: Adanchuli Rural Municipality of Humla district has decided to suspend all its services for a week following a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 cases.

Humla transit being monitored

April 25, 2021 09:21 am

SIMIKOT, April 25: Simikot Airport, a major entry point to the district and three other road check points are being strictly monitored in the wake of increased Coronavirus infections.

SIMKOT, April 12: Most of the hotels and other businesses in district headquarters of Humla are found operating without registering themselves with the concerned agencies.

SIMKOT, March 9: People in Adanchuli Rural Municipality in the lower belt of Humla district have not had power supply for five days.

Schools in Humla to reopen from Jan 28

January 19, 2021 09:48 am

SIMKOT, Jan 19: Simkot Rural Municipality in Humla district has decided to resume schools from January 18. The schools were closed for a long time due to Covid-19 pandemic.

HUMLA, Dec 14: Humla was the only Himalayan district left to be linked with a national road network. It has now been connected to a road network. Three rural municipalities – Tanjakot, Adanchuli and Sarkegad-- have been connected with the national road network.

JUMLA, Dec 5: Four people were killed in a jeep accident that took place near Jabuka area of Simkot Rural Municipality-7 Dadaphaya in Humla district at around 10 pm Friday. Seven persons including a child were injured in the accident.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 23: Two socket bombs were recovered from the premises of the Agriculture Development Office in Humla.

HUMLA, Nov 19:  A meeting of the District COVID-19 Crisis Management Committee in Jumla on Wednesday decided to close all academic institutions and restrict inter-rural municipality movement within the district.

HUMLA, Nov 5: Simkot airport of Humla has witnessed a large number of passengers in recent days.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Tanjakot Rural Municipality of Humal district has been sealed off for five days.

SURKHET, April 4: The Karnali State government has started sending food items to the mountainous districts in the State via air. The State government decided to supply foodstuffs to Humla, Dolpa and Mugu districts through private aircraft. In case of Humla and Dolpa, air service is the only means of transportation.

HUMLA, March 7: Heaving snowfall is taking place since Friday evening in Humla.

HUMLA, Jan 27: Seven people from several parts of Humla have died reportedly due to seasonal flu over the last three weeks. The deceased are from Chankheli, Kharpunath and Sarkegand areas, according to government authorities.

Humla connected by road network

January 19, 2020 11:51 am

BAJURA, Jan 19: In one month's time Humla will finally be connected to the national road network. The installation of a bailey bridge over the Kawadi river in between Bajura and Humla will connect Humla by a motorable road.

SIMIKOT, Dec 28: All health facilities in seven rural municipalities in Humla are dealing with an increased number of people with complains of winter-related health issues as the winter season is about hit its peak.

SIMIKOT, Dec 24: As many as 20 government offices in Humla are without the office chief as the winter cold grips this mountainous district.

JUMLA, Dec 16: Heavy snowfall in the high hills of the Karnali region since Thursday evening has brought the air service to a complete halt.  All the four airports of Karnali -- Jumla, Dolpa, Humla and Mugu airports -- remain closed.  There is over a feet of snow on the runway of the airports.