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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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, 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, 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 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 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, 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.
JAJARKOT, Oct 23: Leaders and cadres of the CPN (Maoist Centre) have expressed their disappointment over the decision of left electoral alliance to field candidates of CPN-UML from both constituencies of Jajarkot for the provincial elections slated for November 26.
JAJARKOT, June 29: People of Nalgadh Municipality-13 in Jajarkot do not get even paracetamol, the pain relieving and fever reducing medicine and jeevanjal, useful in diarrohea, from the local health post when in need.