Rampant encroachment of Guthi land to build houses, roads and other structures

JUMLA, June 17 -- The encroachment of land belonging to the Bhairabnath Guthi Committee of Jumla has been going on for a long time. People are encroaching upon Guthi land to build roads, houses and pu... Read More

Study underway for Karnali tourism master plan

JUMLA, June 13 -- A team of experts hired by the government of Karnali Province to make tourism master plan has arrived in Sinja of Jumla. The team will assist the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and F... Read More

Police arrest Chand-led group's Jumla in-charge

JUMLA, June 13 -- Police have arrested a district leader of the Netra Bikram Chand-led group from Sija rural municipality of Jumla last night. A team of police from the District Police Jumla arrested... Read More

Road to Rara a 'torment' all the way

JUMLA, June 11 -- The Nagma-Gamgadhi road section which leads to the mesmerizing Rara hill is quite busy these days. Every day, hundreds of vehicles ply the road. Most often than not, drivers and pass... Read More

Sija Multiple Campus: Students come for admission but not for studies

JUMLA, June 9 -- Establishment of Sija Multiple Campus in Sija village of Jumla district a decade ago had brought smiles to the faces of residents. It was seen as a great achievement. "We were so glad... Read More

Seven daughters in hope of a son

JUMLA, June 6 -- Five-year-old Bishal Bogati, the only son of Bhakta Bahadur Bogati, 62, of Tila Gufa Municipality in Kalikot district, is undergoing treatment at a hospital in neighboring Jumla for f... Read More

CIAA summons 11 persons over 590 ropani land grab case

JUMLA, May 23 -- The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has given seven days to 11 persons accused of grabbing 590 ropani [30.02 hectares] of land belonging to the Sheep and... Read More

Retired land revenue officer accused of grabbing 590 ropani govt land

JUMLA, May 18 -- A land revenue officer in Jumla has been accused of converting 590 ropani (30.02 hectares) of land belonging to the National Sheep and Goat Research Program of Guthichaur Rural Munici... Read More

Vegetable farming getting popular in Jumla

JUMLA, May 11 -- It has not been very long since Samjhana Devkota of Talichaur village started vegetable farming. Just like other village folks, she was accustomed to growing only crops in her field b... Read More

Chandannath Municipality bans plastic bags

JUMLA, May 7 -- With the aim of reducing environmental and health hazards, Chandannath Municipality in Jumla district has banned the use of non-reusable plastic bags. From now onward, the residents o... Read More