KAILALI, March 7: Locals of Kairali Rural Municipality, many wards of which share border with India, have complained that officials from the Indian forest department have been exploiting them for years.

SIRAHA, Dec 2: Last year when some people were installing an electricity pole near his house, Satelal Yadav, 71, was surprised.

SYANGJA, Sept 25: Locals in remote areas of Syangja are elated after receiving citizenship at their doorsteps. The naïve villagers had long remained without citizenship because they were unaware about the importance of the document.

BAJHANG, July 19: With the rise in smuggling of woods, locals of Kedarsiu Rural Municipality-6, Jasuda have started fearing landslides and displacement.

KHOTANG, June 19: As the monkeys visit their villages and destroy all their crops, farmers of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi-7, of Khotang have sleepless nights protecting their crops.

BAJHANG, June 1: Locals of Talkot Rural Municipality-5 in Bajhang district have constructed a six kilometer long road in their village by selling ornaments and keeping their land as collateral to raise the required fund.

MUGU, May 7: The locals of Karti Gaun, ward no. 4 of Mugum Karmarong Rural Municipality, have been reeling under an acute shortage of drinking water for the past several months.

KHOTANG, Feb 18: Farmers of southern parts of Khotang are having sleepless nights as leopards have started preying on their cattle from the sheds.

MYAGDI, Jan 31: There used to be a jungle where now lies a farm. The locals have started potato farming inside Daduwa Community Forest of Myagdi after realizing that they could use the plain areas of the forest for farming.

PARBAT, Oct 13: There was time when locals living in villages had to reach the district headquarters even for all kinds of recommendations from the government authorities. However, the scenario has changed in recent days after the local level elections. Villagers are elated that they no longer have to walk for miles for making any kinds of documents or solving any issues.

JUMLA, Oct 8: Locals of Tila Rural Municipality have to walk more than three hours to the nearest health post. Patients with ordinary injuries and problems can walk to the health post, but not those who are seriously ill. The latter have to keep on suffering.

POKHARA, May 12: The local election has been no less than a festival in Kaski district with the locals returning back to their villages to cast votes.

RAMPUR (PALPA), May 9: The locals in eastern Palpa are forced to scour for drinking water, the basic essential need for staying alive.

PYUTHAN, May 8: Inebriated temporary police have beaten villagers black and blue in the district.

BHIMDATTANAGAR, March 22: The locals of a remote village here have been forced to pay for crossing a bridge over a local river.

PALPA, Feb 16: Villagers of Balepandhera, Bahundanda and Kamitole of Rampur municipality-10 have begun migrating due to severe crisis of drinking water.

BHIMDATTANAGAR, Feb 13: The locals displaced during the Shuklaphanta National Park expansion drive on Sunday took out a demonstration at Bhimdattanagar of demonstration.

Wild bear terrorizing villagers

February 5, 2017 08:50 am

SALYAN, Feb 5: Repeated attack by a wild bear has terrorized villagers in the western VDCs of the district.

BABIYACHAUR, Jan 30: The residents of Myagdi's Beem village have used the money they generated by performing dances and singing songs for a long overdue electrification project.

BAJHANG, Jan 30: Locals of many VDCs in Bajhang district are unaware about the budget earmarked for their welfare as the authorities do not make public announcement about it.

CHAUTARA, Jan 28: A total of 581 villagers received citizenship documents through the Integrated Mobile Camp at Thakani VDC of Sindhupalchowk district.

BAJURA, Jan 19:  Five rural villages reeling under a spell of drought in the district received a huge amount of rice grains in assistance.

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 19: The cost of a kilo of iodized salt at Rs 180 is a compulsion for the locals of the remote Forche village at Khumjung – 9 in Solukhumbu.

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 9: The construction of a bridge over the Likhu river connecting Chaulakharka of Solukhumbu and Ramechap's Gumdel VDC still remains incomplete four years after the start of the work.

JAJARKOT, Dec 7: The locals of Paramulsam and Mulsam villages located at the border with Jumla are forced to walk for four grueling hours just to recharge their mobile phones.

URLABARI, Sept 18: The Area Administration Office at Urlabari of eastern Morang will start distribution of passports from today.

BHAKTAPUR, Sept 9: A leopard that gave birth to three cubs at an abandoned house inside a human settlement has terrorized the locals in Anantalingeswar municipality-8.

Villagers in perpetual fear of landslides

September 5, 2016 10:42 am

MYAGDI, Sept 5: The unwelcome appearance of fissures on the surface and sporadic landslips in Banshbot locality of Begkhola – 1 of Myagdi has become a worrisome factor for the locals.

TILATHI, Aug 8: Locals of Tilathi turned emotional as Dr Govinda KC was preparing to return to Kathmandu on Sunday. Dr KC was at Tilathi of Saptari district to run a health camp targeting floods victims.

BABIYACHAUR (Myagdi), July 24: A distance which usually took five hours' travel on foot has now been cut short to only 45 minutes after a suspension bridge was set up over the raging Kaligandaki river at Baiseri village in Myagdi.

BANEPA, July 17: The locals of remote villages across the Mahabharata Range in Kavrepalanchowk district are forced to spend as much as Rs 10,000 to acquire citizenship certificate.