KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Locals in Shiwalaya Rural Municipality in the western part of Jajarkot district have no other choices except for making a perilous journey in tuin (rope bridge) over the Chedgada River to travel to nearby village Karki Gaun at Chedgaad Municipality in the district for years.

JAJARKOT, Feb 29: A rare species of bird, which used to be found in other districts of Nepal, has been spotted in Jajarkot district for the first time. This is a typical species of vulture recently seen in Jajarkot and is just another addition to the list of rare animals and birds found in this district.

JAJARKOT, Feb 23: Minister for Forest and Environment, Shakti Bahadur Basnet, visited Jajarkot this morning. Basnet who had won the 2017 legislative election from the Jajarkot constituency 1 reached the district second time since his election victory

HUMLA, Dec 12: Snowfall in various parts of Humla and Jajarkot districts has crippled people's daily life since early today morning.

JAJARKOT, Oct 26: Tihar, the second biggest festival of Nepali Hindus, is around the corner. People around the country are busy in making necessary arrangements for Tihar celebrations. People are getting engaged in various activities ranging from cleaning houses and streets for Laxmi, the goddess of wealth to installing electric lamps to hustling and bustling in local markets for Tihar shopping.

One dies in landslide

September 12, 2019 15:50 pm

JAJARKOT, Sept 12: One person died and another sustained injuries after being buried in the rain-triggered landslide in Jajarkot on Wednesday night at around midnight.

JAJARKOT, Sept. 1: Three persons belonging to the same family were killed after the rain-triggered landslides buried their house at Bheri municipality-2 in Jajarkot district.

JAJARKOT, July 27: The Jajarkot Hospital operated by Karnali state government is facing the shortage of medicines as medical supplies to it have been largely halted. Medicine for gastritis, jeevanjal (oral rehydration powder), diclofenac ointment, wound ointment and so on are in short supply in the hospital.

JAJARKOT, May 14: Bheri Municipality of Jajarkot district has claimed that it will eradicate caste-based discrimination and the practice of untouchability from the local unit within the next eight months.

Dolpa in dark for no electricity

April 29, 2019 10:40 am

JAJARKOT, April 29: In lack of electricity service, folks of Dolpa district headquarters, Dunai, have been forced to live in dark for over three months. The hardest hit from the disruption of a power supply is District Hospital Dolpa.

JAJARKOT, April 4: Youths of Jajarkot have decided to join hands to support the victims of Province 2, who have been rendered homeless due to the deadly thunderstorm of Sunday. The said they decided to help their neighbors during this hour of need.

JAJARKOT, March 20: The government has reached out to geographically challenging and remote Barekot rural municipality after literally 51 years.

DOLPA, Feb 15: Four died in Thursday's Jajarkot bus plunge have been identified. According to Keshar Karki, chief of District Police Office, Jajarkot, Mun Bahadur Bohara of Chhanchu, Jagadulla Rural Municipality-4, Dolpa, Lal Bahadur BK of Tripura Municipality, Dolpa, Co-drivers Hari Bahadur Rawat and Sagar Bhandari of Khajura-2, Banke.

JAJARKOT, Feb 14: Four people have died and nine others sustained injuries in a bus accident that occurred at Rimna of Bheri Municipality-1 in Jajarkot district on Thursday evening.

JAJARKOT, Feb 7: A group of Raute people from the forests of Surkhet has reached Jajarkot in search of food. Rautes are known as Nepal’s last nomadic tribe.

JAJARKOT, Jan 27: Children of four settlements in Barekot Rural Municipality-8 in Jajarkot have no access to school. Children here are unable to go to schools which are far from the villages.

JAJARKOT, Dec 7: Normal life of remote part of Jajarkot has been affected due to heavy snowfall that occurred in the northern part of the district on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: One person died and one injured in a jeep accident in Jajarkot on Tuesday.

JAJARKOT, Oct 16: The sword that was in the Gorkha Palace has been brought to Jajarkot Durbar today.

More youths head home for Dashain

October 13, 2018 04:30 am

JAJARKOT, Oct 13: With the increase in the flow of people visiting their hometowns from outside of the district and country, the villages and markets of Jajarkot have become lively. Those who live away from their loved ones for education, job, and other purposes have started arriving at their villages adding to the Dashain fervor.

Two men fall to death

October 11, 2018 15:44 pm

JAJARKOT, Oct 11: Two men died after falling off cliffs in separate incidents in Jajarkot district today. Lal Bahadur Khadka, 27, slid to death while collecting fodder in a forest nearby his home at Barekot Rural Municipality-9, said a local resident Lokendra Gautam.

DOLPA, Aug 21: A dream seen by many Dolpa residents is 500 meters away from being realized: Dolpa being connected by road via Jajarkot. The work is being shouldered by Nepal Army and is nearing completion: 500 meters of road construction at Bheri corridor to connect one of the most remote parts of the country by vehicles. The road will be named Jajarkot-Dolpa.

JAJARKOT, Aug 20: The transportation has been disrupted along the Khalanga-Panchkatiya road after the landslide damaged it in various places. It is also full of potholes and mud in many places, adding woes to people.

JAJARKOT, Aug 18: Flood triggered by continuous rainfall has swept away bridges in various parts of Nalgad Municipality of Jajarkot district depriving a large number of students from attending schools.

JAJARKOT, Aug 15: Floods induced by incessant rainfall has claimed the life of one and damaged properties worth millions at Dani Pipal of Nalgad municipality-7, according to District Police Office.

JAJARKOT, July 14: A landslide triggered by incessant rains this morning at Kayakhet of Nalgadh Municipality-8, Jajakot buried paddy cultivation spread to a large scale.

JAJARKOT, June 8: With 90 per cent salt in a liter of water collected from Khara Stream, Jajarkot could have possibilities of becoming a salt mine.

JAJARKOT, May 21: Illicit cultivation of opium poppy is gradually flourishing in the Nalgadh Municipality in Jajarkot district. Locals here are found attracted to opium cultivation with the hope of getting a good return for small investment. A large section of dry land here has been turned into to illegal opium farm.

JAJARKOT, April 17: Mukti Basnet Oil Suppliers of Jajarkot has not been able to operate petrol refilling pump in the district despite receiving license from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) 16 months ago.

JAJARKOT, March 18: Fifty-bed Jajarkot hospital, which receives scores of patients daily, is dependent on a single medical officer.

JAJARKOT, March 10: A single doctor has run the Jajarkot district hospital service for a month. The 50-bed hospital is now facing hardship to deliver the services due to lack of doctors for a long.

JAJARKOT, Feb 12: Construction work on Mid-Hills Highway in Jajarkot district is not moving ahead because of the lackluster attitude of government agencies in expediting such work.

JAJARKOT, Feb 11: Constructed just five years ago, the Mid-hill Highway has potholes and developed cracks along the Jajarkot section, without beginning the vehicular movement. Use of substandard construction materials and landslides are blamed for the pathetic situation of the road.

JAJARKOT, Jan 16: The Jajarkot section of Mid-Hills Highway is in a sorry state. Heavy rainfall and landslide in the rainy season has left the 92-kilometer section between Kudu of Jajarkot to Suyada in the border of Jajarkot and Dailekh nearly inoperable.

JUMLA, Jan 15: With an outbreak of viral fever across Jajarkot, the neighboring district of Jumla is on alert against a potential spread of the malady. Human resources in Jumla have been placed on alert for deployment if called upon.

JUMLA, Jan 14: With an outbreak of viral fever across Jajarkot, the neighboring district of Jumla is on alert against a potential spread of the malady. Human resources in Jumla have been placed on alert for deployment if called upon.

JAJARKOT, Jan 12: Health workers have launched an intense health campaign and awareness programs to contain the viral outbreak in Jajarkot district that has already claimed 12 lives.

JAJARKOT, Jan 11: While the influx of patients has increased in Jajarkot District Hospital due to cold, the hospital is facing a severe crisis of medicines. Patients visiting the hospital hardly get any free medicines provided by the government.

JAJARKOT, Jan 10: Viral flu has claimed the lives of two more people in Jajarkot district, taking the total death toll to 12. Over 2,700 residents of the remote district are estimated to be infected by the virus while only around 700 of them have received medical treatment, health officials said.

JAJARKOT, Jan 9: Two more people have lost their lives due to viral fever spreading since three weeks in the district.

JAJARKOT, Jan 8: An infant died from viral fever at Junichande-2 of Jajarkot district on Monday morning.

JAJARKOT, Jan 6: Nine people including five children have died due to cough and viral influenza in a week in the district.

JAJARKOT, Jan 4: After the successful conclusion of May 14 local elections, Bheri Municipality of Jajarkot district held its first municipal meeting on May 19. The meeting decided to make the municipality clean and green.

JAJARKOT, Dec 9: Former Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet has made a victory in Jajarkot. Basnet, who is leader of Maoist center has back supported by CPN-UML.

Minor in prison with mother at Jajarkot

November 27, 2017 14:57 pm

JAJARKOT, Nov 27: Since 16 days, a one year child is at the District Police Office, Jajarkot with his mother. Bhawani Rana, who was arrested after being accused of killing her mother-in-law last year, was arrested by the police with her one year child.

JAJARKOT, Nov 17: There were days when persuading voters was not a big deal for the candidates and political leaders in Jajarkot. However, with the changing times, even the voters have become wise and unlike in the past, the lofty promises of candidates can hardly fool them now. Being fed up with their past experiences, locals of Jajarkot have urged the candidates to be genuine with their election agendas and promises.

JAJARKOT, Nov 13:  With the parliamentary and provincial polls are just two weeks away, candidates of the left alliance in Jajarkot are struggling to retaining their voter bank while the candidates of Nepali Congress (NC) are putting all of their efforts to woo more voters.

JAJARKOT, Nov 2: Eight people sustained injuries in a tractor accident at Kudu of Bheri Rural Municipality-12. The tractor fell some 100 meters into the Lodekhola while giving a pass to a vehicle coming from the opposite direction.

JAJARKOT, Oct 24: Locals of Jajarkot have been demanding jobs with leaders of various political parties contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for November 26 in return for their votes.