RUKUM WEST, Nov 25: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has been elected to the House of Representatives (HoR) from Rukum West. A common candidate of the ruling alliance, Sharma secured 39, 549 votes. His closest competitor Nandaram Devkota of the CPN-UML got 12,961 votes, said Chief Election Officer Khadga Bahadur KC.

ROLPA, Nov 24: In Rukum West, Janardan Sharma, the candidate of the Maoist Center for the member of the House of Representatives (HoR), has increased his vote margin. As a total of 29, 850 votes have been counted so far, Sharma got 19, 693 votes, while Nanda Ram Devkota of CPN-UML received 4,907 votes.

ROLPA, Nov 23: In Rukum West, Janardan Sharma, the candidate of the CPN (Maoist Center) for the member of the House of Representatives (HoR), has been increasing his margin of votes.

RUKUM WEST, August 8: A man has died after being stung by hornets in Tribeni Rural Municipality in Rukum West. Subarna Sunar of the rural municipality-1, who was stung by hornets four days ago died on Sunday while being taken to Nepalgunj for treatment, said local people.

DANG, May 12: Three persons have been injured in a clash that erupted between the cadres belonging to Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) in Rukum West.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 28: The death toll in a jeep accident in Athbiskot Municipality-8 in Rukum West has climbed to five as one of the injured passengers while being rushed to hospital for treatment.

BIRENDRANAGAR, July 28: Two persons were killed when a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall swept away a house in Banphikot Rural Municipality-9 in Rukum West on Tuesday morning. The deceased have been identified as Nabin Kumar Sunar, 22, and Bal Bahadur Sunar,16.

Chaurjahari installing PCR machine

June 30, 2020 09:37 am

RUKUM (WEST), June 30: Chaurjahari Municipality here has purchased an RTPCR machine for conducting coronavirus tests. The municipality bought the machine on its own reasoning that it took a long time to receive reports of the swab sent to other districts such as Surkhet, Jumla and Dang for testing.

Two held with leopard skin

October 26, 2019 14:31 pm

MUSIKOT, Oct 26: Two people were arrested with a leopard hide in Rukum West. Those arrested with the skin of protected animal are Chhaya BK aka Arjun, 21, from Puthauttarganga rural municipality-14, Rukum East and Ganesh Nepali, 19, from Ghorahi sub-metropolis-12.

RUKUM WEST, Aug 5: Rising water-level in the Thulo Bheri River has caused rampant soil erosion at Manakabagar of Aathbiskot municipality-6 in Rukum West.

RUKUM WEST, July 14: A total of 12 people from Musikot Municipality-1 in Rukum West became ill after eating wild mushroom.