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Government officials risking their lives under cracked building

JUMLA, Dec. 11 -- The staff of the District Drinking Water and Sanitation Subdivision Office (DDWSSO) in Jumla are forced to work in a dilapidated building, which has developed cracks everywhere. The ... Read More


Youths' journey to 'Kalapahad' continues

JUMLA, Dec. 6 -- This time, Birendra Budha of Sija Rural Municipality - 4 was not willing to go to Kalapahad at all. He wanted to find a job in his village. Though his friends left for Kalapahad, he r... Read More


Rape victims in Jumla settle cases fearing social stigma

JUMLA, Dec. 6 -- Few weeks ago, police arrested Laxiram Rokaya of Chandannath Municipality-8, accusing him of raping a thirteen-year-old girl, who lived next door. Rokaya was caught red-handed by the ... Read More


Local bodies in Jumla all prepared to launch early warning, preparedness systems

JUMLA, Dec. 4 -- Local bodies in Jumla are all set to launch community-based early warning and preparedness systems to avoid the impact of natural disasters such as floods, landslides, storms, and for... Read More


Khalanga all set to be load shedding free

JUMLA, Nov. 14 -- Khalanga of Jumla district, which was once the headquarters of Karnali Zone, is set to illuminate with electricity lights round the clock within this fiscal year. Currently, Khalang... Read More


Jumla schools without teachers even after holidays are over

JUMLA, Nov. 13 -- Schools in Jumla had announced holiday only till Dashain. However, schools here have not opened even after Tihar. This has left students with no option but to stay at home idle. "Ou... Read More


Tara Air's plane flies to Kathmandu after fixation from June 9 accident

KATHMANDU, Nov. 8 -- Tara Air with Call Sign 9N-AEV which met with an accident while landing at the Jumla Airport in the district on June 9 has flew to Kathmandu on Thursday after fixation. Chief of ... Read More


Hospital becoming a destination for quality treatment in Karnali

JUMLA, Nov. 4 -- Until a few years ago, health facilities were the last thing Karnali region would offer. For small to big health issues, people here had to travel to the capital or other cities in th... Read More


Jumla Airport closed for locals, not for minister

JUMLA, Nov. 1 -- Janasari Gharti of Thabang had been undergoing treatment since two weeks at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla for lungs-related ailment. As her treatment was not ... Read More


Local's rage forces contractors to use quality materials

JUMLA, Oct. 27 -- In the last one decade, road networks have expanded remarkably across the country. Towns and villages in the hills, plains and mountains have got new motorable roads. With the local ... Read More