JUMLA, Feb 20: An industrial village is going to be established in Tatopani Rural Municipality-4 of Jumla district.

JUMLA, Feb 7: One person has died in a fire in Chandannath Municipality-1 Thinke of Jumla.

JUMLA, Feb 5: According to the Inland Revenue Office, Jumla, the revenue collection of Jumla, Kalikot and Mugu is disappointing. Statistics show that only 34.65 percent revenue was collected in these three districts during the period of six and a half months.

JUMLA, Feb 2: A young man has attempted self-immolation in Jumla saying that Rastriya Swatantra Party Chairman Rabi Lamichhane should be provided with justice.

JUMLA, Feb 1: Jumla police station, Haku, has arrested a fugitive sentenced by a court who was absconding. Dhan Bahadur Rokaya, 38, of Chandannath Municipality-8 of Jumla was arrested by the police from his own house.

Fugitive accused of polygamy arrested

January 31, 2023 09:27 am

JUMLA, Jan 31: District Police Office, Jumla has arrested a fugitive accused of polygamy.

Snowfall delights farmers in Jumla

January 27, 2023 13:30 pm

JUMLA, Jan 27: The farmers of Jumla are happy as the place has witnessed snowfall for two consecutive days. Farmers are happy because the snowfall is good for the winter crops and apple plants.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Air services, which were suspended in Upper Karnali including Jumla since Tuesday, have resumed from today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Heavy snowfall in Karnali Province has disrupted air services in the mountainous districts including Jumla.

JUMLA, Jan 16: A woman died when a Tata sumo jeep met with an accident in Patarasi Rural Municipality-6 of Jumla district.

JUMLA, Dec 27: In Jumla, Dunedi, a traditional technology for the extraction of oil from oilseeds, stands on the verge of extinction. With the development of modern technology, the Dunedi technology has reached the state of extinction.

A fire breaks out in a school in Jumla

December 25, 2022 16:49 pm

JUMLA, Dec 25: A fire broke out at a school in Jumla in the wee hours today.

JUMLA, Dec 17: Police have arrested two youths from Jumla with a powdered substance that looks like illegal brown sugar.

JUMLA, Dec 11: The locals living in remote areas of Jumla grind corn, wheat, barley, millet and other grains in the mills that run on the river water. Bishna Bahadur Bohora of Patarasi Rural Municipality-1 said that the traditional watermills are disappearing due to the increasing use of modern electric mills.

JUMLA, Dec 9: Amrita Rawal, 72, of Tatopani Rural Municipality-2, Jumla Dagiwada, has no leisure. She is busy taking care of bees, feeding them, extracting honey and processing it. When she started keeping bees in five hives 25 years ago, she became the first woman beekeeper in the district.

JUMLA, Dec 6: Incidents of violence against women are increasing in Jumla. According to the data of the District Police Office, Jumla, the incidents of violence against women in Jumla have increased rapidly in the past three years.

JUMLA, Dec 5: The District Police Office, Jumla, has seized a tractor carrying herbs. The tractor (Bhe 2 Ta 1491), which was coming from Dolpa district to Jumla, was taken under control.

JUMLA, Dec 5: The District Police Office, Jumla, has seized a tractor carrying herbs. The tractor (Bhe 2 Ta 1491), which was coming from Dolpa district to Jumla, was taken under control.

Relief provided to 370 flood victims

December 2, 2022 16:24 pm

JUMLA, Dec 2: Relief materials have been distributed to 370 flood victims in three rural municipalities in the Sinja Valley of Jumla. Relief has been distributed to 150 households in Kanaka Sundari Rural Municipality, 120 households in Hima Rural Municipality and 100 households in Sinja Rural Municipality.

JUMLA, Dec 1: The CPN (Maoist Center) has appointed its politburo member Naresh Bhandari as the Jumla district in-charge.

JUMLA, Nov 27: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) Jumla, the umbrella organization of traders, has submitted a memorandum to the district administration with a four-point demand.

JUMLA, Nov 23: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Lalit Jung Shahi has been defeated in the election to the Provincial Assembly of Karnali Province in Jumla A.

RPP’s Gyanendra Shahi leading in Jumla

November 22, 2022 15:15 pm

JUMLA, Nov 21: The counting of votes is still underway in Jumla. According to the latest results, 13,065 votes have been counted for the House of Representatives, and Gyanendra Shahi of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is leading with 6,669 votes.

JUMLA, Nov 17: The District Election Office has said that the preparations for the election to be held on November 20 in Jumla have been completed. Security personnel have been deployed to make voting easier for voters. According to the District Administration Office, Jumla, 1,954 security personnel are deployed in Jumla for the elections.

JUMLA, Nov 11: The disruption in the communication service for the last five days has created problems in public services delivery, election campaigns and personal communications for the locals in Jumla.

Karnali, Nov 3: The Election Commission (EC) has delivered the ballot papers to Jumla by helicopter for the upcoming House of Representatives (HoR) and provincial assembly elections on November 20. The Commission has delivered the ballot papers to Jumla from Surkhet through a helicopter of the Nepali Army. Battalion Commander Rabin Thapa of Nepali Army Nandabox Battalion said that the army helicopter carried ballot papers to Jumla two times today.

JUMLA, Nov 1: A total of 878 employees will be mobilized for the election to the House of Representatives and provincial assembly members in Jumla district. The twin elections are taking place across the country on November 20.

KARNALI, Oct 19: A team of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA) arrived in Jumla to carry out a study in the government-declared crisis-hit villages and wards.

JUMLA, Oct 18: Gas and petroleum products have become scarce in Jumla as the Karnali Highway remains blocked due to incessant rain.

JUMLA, Oct 12: Floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall for the past one week have claimed 10 lives in Jumla. One person is still missing, Chief District Officer Mukesh Kumar Keshari said.

Landslides kill five people in Jumla

October 8, 2022 11:00 am

JUMLA, Oct 8: Five people have died due to landslides in Kanka Sundari Rural Municipality-5 of Jumla.

KAHS sends specialist doctor to Mugu

August 18, 2022 11:46 am

KATHMANDU, August 18: Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), Jumla, has sent a specialist doctor to Mugu, which does not have even a single doctor for a year.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Spokesperson Gyan Bahadur Shahi (Gyanendra Shahi) is preparing to contest the House of Representatives election from Jumla.

JUMLA, August 8: The local levels in Jumla district have decided to restrict apple picking in the early season as there was supply of unripe apples in the markets of Surkhet, Nepalgunj and Dang.

KHALANGA, July 31: Organic apples produced in Jumla are being sold in the market before they could ripen. The traders have started selling apples in coordination with the apple farmers here.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Laxman Shahi has been elected to the post ofChairperson of Hima Rural Municipality of Jumla district. Shahi won 1,872 votes to beat his nearest rival Ammaraj Shahi of the CPN (Maoist Center) who received 1,423 votes.

Earthquake reported in Jumla

May 4, 2022 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, May 4: An earthquake has been recorded in Jumla district today, the National Seismological Research Center said. The tremor measuring 4.1 on the Richter Scale and with its epicenter at Narakot of Jumla occurred at 9:57 AM today.

KARNALI, April 23: Four children have died in a fire that broke out in Jumla Kudari Sarkiwada village of Tila Municipality-3 last night.

Over 6,000 new voters registered in Jumla

February 19, 2022 15:01 pm

JUMLA, Feb 19: As many as 6,271 new voters have been registered at the District Election Office, Jumla. Of them, 3,040 are females while 3,231 are males. The voter list with new photos was collected in Jumla from July 18 to February 7.

JUMLA, Feb 18: The development of the road section from Kanaka Sundari Rural Municipality of Jumla that connects Khatyad of Mugu district has not seen any progress despite a lot of money being allocated for the project. Money has been allocated as many as 10 times for the development of the road section.

Tough it was earlier said that 55 people were trapped in snow, there were only 36 people to be exact.

JUMLA, Feb 6: The Karnali provincial government has started sending helicopters to rescue the people trapped in the snow in Patan area. They had gone there to collect herbs. Due to continuous snowfall since Thursday, 55 locals of Tatopani-8 who had gone to the Patan area to collect herbs have gone out of contact. They could not be reached by phone. According to locals, they have currently taken shelter in Gagri and Aidi of Patan area. They are not able to return home due to the heavy snowfall.

JUMLA, Feb 6: As many as 55 people of Topla village of Tatopani Rural Municipality-8 of Jumla have gone out of contact due to heavy snowfall since Thursday. Two have died of asphyxiation. They had entered the Patan area to collect herbs and have since lost contact with anyone.   Locals suspect that they might have been living in Gagri Odhar and Aidi Odhar of Patan.

Snowfall cripples life in Jumla

February 5, 2022 19:05 pm

KHALANGA, Feb 5: Life of the people in upper Karnali districts including Jumla has been crippled due to snowfall since Thursday night. As a result, people in the district have been affected in various ways.

Jumla, Jan 27: The police have taken control of unauthorized herbs without a collection permit which were  being  transported  in Jumla.

President Bhandari arrives in Jumla

December 12, 2021 14:00 pm

KARNALI, Dec 12: President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Jumla in connection with inaugurating various medical programs, including MBBS, at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) today. She arrived in Jumla at 11.20 AM by helicopter.

JUMLA, Oct 31: Eight hundred farmers of Jumla have been badly affected by the recent floods triggered by incessant rains from October 18 to October 20. The floods damaged the farmers' crops including apple orchard, walnut nursery, apple nursery, maize, bean and millet. According to the data prepared by the District Administration Office, Jumla, 800 people of the district have been affected by the floods.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The country including the Kathmandu Valley has witnessed chilly days as winter sets in. The minimum temperature of the Kathmandu Valley has dipped to 10.6 degree Celsius today which was 12.1 on Friday.

Man-killing bear killed

October 4, 2021 10:08 am

JUMLA, Oct 4: A bear which had attacked and killed a pedestrian in Guthichaur Rural Municipality-5 of Jumla district has been killed. The bear had attacked and killed one Hima Lama of Guthichaur-3.

Cannabis destroyed

August 22, 2021 15:31 pm

JUMLA: August 22: Security personnel have destroyed cannabis grown in an area around Khalanga, the district headquarters of Jumla. A joint team of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army destroyed the marijuana that grew naturally there.