Rural roads make Karnali highway too risky

JUMLA, Aug. 17 -- Sher Bahadur Bohora of Jumla recently traveled to Surkhet last week. That was not the first time he made the trip. However, he was never scared as he was on that trip. 'That was not ... Read More

Woman giving birth to daughter given short shrift

JUMLA, Aug. 14 -- Putali Mahatara of Patarasi Rural Municipality, Jumla gave birth at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) last Wednesday. Upon learning that she had delivered a girl, Putali's hu... Read More

Deadly roads a nightmare for passengers in Karnali

JUMLA, Aug. 10 -- Puja Bhandari of Chandannath Municipality of Jumla was very much aware of the awful condition of the road leading to Surkhet that she never wanted to travel along the route. When it ... Read More

Karnali Highway reopens to traffic after four days

JUMLA, July 31 -- Transportation along the Karnali Highway, which remained closed due to landslides for the past four days, has resumed from today. The highway was obstructed due to landslides trigge... Read More

'Forest Guardian' for endangered red panda conservation

JUMLA, July 28 -- In view of the rising cases of poaching of red panda, locals of Sija Municipality have formed a 'Forest Guardian' committee for the conservation of the shy and endangered animal. Acc... Read More