'Ek Ghar, Ek Syau Bagaicha' campaign in full swing

JUMLA, March 16 -- The "Ek Ghar, Ek Syau Bagaicha" (One House, One Apple Garden) campaign that began in Jumla with an aim of making farmers self-sustained through apple farming has proved to be benefi... Read More

Farmers rejoice over snowfall, expect better production of apple

JUMLA, March 4 -- Farmers in Jumla are expecting better harvest of apple because of recent snowfall in the district. Dal Bahadur Khadka, a local of Tatopani Rural Municipality, believes that the snow... Read More

Drug shortage in Jumla affects patients

JUMLA, Feb. 27 -- Dhanendra Bohora of Tila Rural Municipality - 2 went to a nearby health post to get paracetamol tablets following a severe headache last week. Staffs at the health post turned him aw... Read More

Girls' education still not a priority for Jumla families

JUMLA, Feb. 25 -- Sunita Rawat is supposed to be attending school these days. The third grader at Kalika Primary School has, however, has remained absent from school for a long time. Nowadays she is m... Read More

The joy of returning home from Kalapahad

JUMLA, Feb. 24 -- Bhim Prasad Dhital was feeling good on returning back to his village from Kalapahad. He had left for Kalapahad right after Dashain. Locals in Jumla go to various parts of India in se... Read More

Child marriage high in Guthichaur

JUMLA, Feb. 24 -- Manita Nepali of Guthichaur Rural Municipality-4 got married at the tender age of 16. She delivered her first child when she was eighteen years old. "We had tied the nuptial knot by ... Read More

Heavy snowfall affects Jumla schools

JUMLA, Feb. 23 -- Heaps of snow piled up in the high mountainous regions of Jumla have prevented many schools from resuming their classes after the winter vacation. Though the student enrollment campa... Read More

Elected reps meet pregnant women to address their problems

JUMLA, Feb. 23 -- A year ago, 18-year-old Anjana Jaisi of Guthichaur Rural Municipality-4 tied the nuptial knot. Now she has a four months baby in her womb. Though there is a health post in her locali... Read More

Red panda conservation becoming challenging

JUMLA, Feb. 15 -- With increased poaching activities and rampant destruction of habitat, Jumla district is finding it challenging to conserve the endangered red pandas.Stakeholders, in a conservation ... Read More

Men in business, women in socio-political affairs

JUMLA, Dec. 30 -- Bijkali Rokaya of Sija is among the leading women of the village. She says that women have been running the whole village since all men have gone to foreign lands in search of employ... Read More