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Forest officer caught red-handed while taking bribe

SURKHET, July 12 -- Bhakta Bahadur Lama, an official at the Division Forest Office was arrested while taking a bribe of Rs 400,000 from the service seekers on Friday afternoon. A team of officials fr... Read More


Police discover huge cache of explosives in forest

SURKHET, July 8 -- Police has discovered a cache of explosives that might have been hidden by the cadres of the then CPN(Maoist) during the insurgency under a rock in the forest in Surkhet Chinggad Mu... Read More


52 Rautes working under Prime Minister Employment Program

SURKHET, July 7 -- Raute leader Surya Narayan had never imagined that he will one day work for money. The people of the endangered Raute community have neither been to school nor have engaged themselv... Read More


Karnali to use fabric made by women entrepreneurs for uniform of civil servants

SURKHET, July 3 -- The government of Karnali Province has decided to use fabric produced by Nepali women entrepreneurs for the uniform of its employees. Speaking at the 'Roundtable Discussion on Upsc... Read More


First installment of housing grant after five years

SURKHET, July 3 -- Hundreds of Surkhet flood victim families displaced by massive floods in the district in 2014 have received the first installment of house grant from the government recently. Many ... Read More


Officials hopefull compensation distribution will start soon

SURKHET, June 19 -- The Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP) has completed preparations to distribute compensation to residents for the land it acquired. The project aims to irrigate 510... Read More


After a long wait, nomadic Rautes finally getting citizenship

SURKHET, June 18 -- Members of the endangered Raute tribe, who have long been demanding citizenship certificates, will be finally getting one. The Social Development Ministry of Karnali Province has d... Read More


At least 15 missing as jeep plunges into Karnali River

HUMLA, June 18 -- At least 15 people have gone missing as a jeep plunged into Karnali River in Kharpunath rural municipality-5 of Humla district on Tuesday afternoon. Assistant Chief District Officer... Read More


Karnali spends Rs 2b development budget on vehicles

SURKHET, June 10 -- With the fiscal year nearing end, Karnali Province has courted controversy for its decision to purchase 54 four-wheelers by transferring over Rs 2 billion from the development budg... Read More


Republican order fails to impress people of mid-western Nepal

SURKHET, May 29 -- When the protests against the monarchy escalated, Prachanda Pokharel of Surkhet was studying at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu. Impressed by the promises of the politicians, he h... Read More