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Security heightened in rural areas to curb CPN's activities

ACHHAM, July 12 -- The local administration in Achham has heightened security in the district, especially in remote areas, against possible criminal activities of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist ... Read More


Shortage of manpower hits government offices

ACHHAM, June 19 -- Nabina Shahi of Kalekanda village in Panchadeval Binayak Municipality-9 recently went to the ward office to prepare the birth certificate of her newborn child. She had to return hom... Read More


Women health volunteers encourage women to seek medical services

ACHHAM, June 13 -- Mangala BK, 45, a native of Mangalsain, has been working as a health volunteer for the past 26 years. She is one of the first women in her village to start working in the field. Si... Read More


Superstition drives women out of homes-again- into Chhau sheds in Achham district

ACHHAM, May 30 -- Superstitious beliefs are driving menstruating women and girls in Achham out of their homes and into Chhaupadi sheds in Achham paying no heed to the government's move of making the p... Read More


Villagers consume non-iodised salt in remote Achham villages

ACHHAM, May 24 -- People living in remote parts of Achham district consume non-iodised salt due to a lack of awareness.There are no salt depots of Salt Trading Corporation in the remote parts of the d... Read More


Men sideline women from leadership and decision-making roles in consumer committees

ACHHAM, May 16 -- Kala Dhami of Mangalsain Municipality-13, Achham, was all set to lead a consumers' committee of a local drinking water project. Discussions had been held among locals twice regarding... Read More


Centuries-old gold and silver ornaments recovered in Achham district

ACHHAM, May 14 -- Two weeks ago, while laying the foundation for a campus building in Sanphebagar Municipality-2, Achham, a group of seven construction workers recovered gold ornaments weighing about ... Read More


Majority of girls in Achham district out of school system

ACHHAM, May 6 -- Kokila BK, 12, of Mangalsen Municipality-7, has been living at her sister's home for the past five years. Her sister brought Kokila to her home after their mother married another man ... Read More


Teenage girls in Achham launch campaign against child marriage

ACHHAM, May 5 -- Teenage girls of Achham have launched a campaign against child marriage in the district. School-going girls in various local units of Achham have started to launch awareness programm... Read More


Understaffed local unit in Achham conducts classes to prep locals for employment

ACHHAM, May 3 -- Ramaroshan Rural Municipality, in Achham district, is currently conducting classes to prepare those wanting to take the Public Service Commission (PSC) examination. The local unit is... Read More