SURKHET, Feb 22: Kabi Ram Nepali, a resident of Mohanyal Rural Municipality-3 of Kailali district, is a high school student. While going to his school, Nepali has to cross the Karnali River risking his life. As there is no bridge over the river, students like Nepali have been risking their lives to go to the school regularly. They have been crossing the Karnali River with the help of a wooden boat.
KAILALI, Jan 26: The Sonaha people have been managing their livelihood by searching gold in the Karnali River that flows from Tikapur of Kailali and Rajapur of Bardiya. Their livelihood depends upon gold panning in the banks of the river. Similarly, Sudurpashchim province has immense possibility of petroleum products.
SURKHET, Aug 25: Jagat Bhul, 15, does not go to school when it rains heavily. When the monsoon is at its peak, his routine gets disturbed. A local of Ranga village of Kailali, Bhul cannot attend classes even other times if the weather is not fine. Bad weather means risks added to an already perilous journey to the school.
TIKAPUR, July 29: Dozens of stray cattle, most of them too old to walk, look exhausted and directionless as they crowd the main road of Tikapur these days. They sit on the street in broad daylight and stay around long hours posing a safety threat to drivers, riders and passerby. Hungry, thirsty, and homeless these animals reflect how owners disown cattle after they find them worthless.
HUMLA/SURKHET, June 18: Ten persons have gone missing after a passenger jeep they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into the Karnali River in Humla district on Tuesday afternoon. Deputy chief of Kharpunath Rural Municipality in Humla district, Sindhu Hamal, is among those missing.
KATHMANDU, April 3: The locals have demanded action against a construction company for negligence in constructing embankment on a section of the Karnali river here. They have called for taking action against the Highgriva-Siddhi Shahi Prakash JV Samakhusi Kathmandu for not constructing the structure.
JUMLA, Jan 19: Tuins are high-risk contraptions for crossing treacherous rivers in the remote reaches of Nepal. Many people in Jumla and neighboring districts have lost their lives trying to use these primitive facilities. They have no choice but to continue using them for the sake of some mobility.