Stories By 'BASANTA PRATAP SINGH'
Collectors of the prized Himalayan herb yarsagumba have sold their harvests to traders without setting the price after a three-month-long stalemate.
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More than a decade after the Supreme Court ruled against Chhaupadi, an ancient Hindu practice that banishes women during menstruation and after childbirth, Parliament on August 9 enacted a new law criminalising the centuries-old custom. The move was hugely welcomed by rights activists
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Schoolchildren of Rithapata and Subeda in Bajhang have been facing difficulties going to their schools in Chainpur, the district headquarters.
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The number of citizenship certificates issued daily by Bajhang District Administration Office has increased by ten-fold after the Election Commission began voter registration, according to officials.
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The hillside villages of Lasi, Chujhad, Kaya and Gaun at Kanda Rural Municipality in Bajhang are in danger as they sit above a slope where multiple landslides have broken out these past few weeks.
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A massive landslide wiped out a 22-room classroom block and an office building of Durga Bhawani Higher Secondary School at Bungal Municipality-6 in Bajhang on Monday evening.
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