TAPLEJUNG, March 17: On June 16, 2001, Abirman Rai, vice-chairperson of then Yamphudin VDC lost his wife. Immediately after delivering their daughter, his wife Phulmaya succumbed to the labor pain.

The Perils of Food Insecurity in Jumla

December 8, 2018 14:00 pm

Jumla ranks 11 out of 14 poor districts of the country. With the development efforts shrinking arable lands, there are perils of food insecurity in the district.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Following his mother's request to undergo a checkup, Dr Govinda KC provided his blood for tests, for the first time since his forced airlift from Jumla.

MYAGDI, June 3: Soniya Budha of Darwang in Malika Rural municipality-6 of Myagdi district had to go through a lot of difficulties in lack of citizenship certificate. She was brought up by her mother alone since her father went out of contact.

MANAGUA, June 1: At least fifteen people were killed and more than 200 injured on Wednesday in one of the worst days of violence since protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega began more than a month ago, police said on Thursday.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 10: The Mahakulung rural municipality is providing an additional Rs. 2,000 incentive to mothers going to a recognized health institute for delivery.

PARSA, Feb 1: Criminals dealing in narcotics have been found using pregnant women and new mothers in its trafficking.

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 22: Thulung Dudhkoshi Rural Municipality of Solukhumbu has announced to provide motivation allowance to the mothers who deliver their children in hospitals.

RUKUM, Jan 17: The Aathbiskot Municipality in the district has come up with a noble idea to minimise death rate among mothers and infants, and childbirth complications, now it is to provide free ambulance service for taking a pregnant woman to a hospital for delivery.

SARLAHI, Dec 17: Preferring son to daughter is common in Madhes. The need to offer dowry during their marriage makes parent feel that girls are burden. On the other hand, boys, when they grow up, bring dowry home along with bride.


November 23, 2017 10:11 am

My mother's age got old, And she wanted her shop to be sold She attached a huge board on the wall, hammered with nail Which said, 'This shop is for sale'.

JUMLA, August 24: In the past, Ramudabi Hamal of Tila Rural Municipality-3, Jumla used to go to work leaving her one-and-a-half-year-old son with others but these days she never leaves her baby even for a second. She takes proper care of her child and makes sure that her baby is getting proper nutrition.

There is no deeper bond than the one a mother shares with her daughters. Mothers remain a constant inspiration to their children, and here are some daughters who’ve followed in their mother’s footsteps.

Britain's Prince Harry sought counselling in his late twenties to help deal with the grief of losing his mother more than a decade earlier, he told the Telegraph newspaper.

When her parents heard that she was pregnant, they did not congratulate her. She wasn’t married. It would tarnish her image, they thought, and she was told to rethink. But Bhawani Sharma*, a high ranking professional, was not ready to reconsider her decision and insisted on carrying the baby to full term.

CHITWAN, Dec 5: The anti-retroviral therapy (ART) has been proving a boon for the HIV- infected mothers who, with the help of this, have given birth to healthy babies.

DHADING, Oct 21: With 'warm bag' program no more receiving budget from the center, maternal safety has been affected in the district. According to government health officials, the bag that would consist of sanitary pads, medicines and warm clothes for baby and mother is highly in demand whereas the center has not been sending budget for the program.

KHOTANG, Sept 13: Instead of going to school, five-year-old Mausam Rai of Mauwabote-6 in Khotang district has been spending life in District Prison, Diktel since the last two years.

KHOTANG, Aug 28: Pregnant women have been deprived of a prenatal womb test after the only x-ray machine at the District Hospital Khotang broke down.