Sudurpaschim Province

Women health volunteers encourage women to seek medical services

In Accham, there are currently 941 women health volunteers deployed

MENUKA DHUNGANA, Jun 12 2019

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Women join hands to construct embankment in Mahakali River

The construction work has been commissioned mostly to women, giving them a chance at earning daily wages

BHAWANI BHATTA, Jun 11 2019

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Malumela folk celebrate access to electricity

Before the village got connected to electricity, Malumela locals used the needle of saal trees for light.

Basanta Pratap Singh, Jun 10 2019

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Kailali windstorm victims deprived of relief

Around 7,000 houses damaged in Kailali district, among them 2,116 destroyed

ARJUN SHAH, NIRMALA KHADAYATJun 10 2019

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Shuklaphanta National Park sees decline in swamp deer population

As per the record of the SNP, the number of swamp deer stands at 2,246 in 2019; a gradual decline from 2,301 in 2014.

BHAWANI BHATTA, Jun 08 2019

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Two people killed and dozens injured in overnight windstorm

Heavy rainfall and strong windstorm struck parts of Kailali district on Thursday night.

Arjun Sah, GANESH CHAUDHARIJun 07 2019

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School in Achham closed for a week as teachers go on tour

This move has left many guardians perplexed since the academic year had only just begun.

MENUKA DHUNGANA, Jun 04 2019

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With just a few hundred speakers, the Dhuleli language is on the brink of dying out

A spoken language with no written script, Dhuleli is primarily spoken in Bajhang by the Rokaya, Kami and Bohara communities

BASANTA PRATAP SINGH, SAMUEL CHHETRIMay 29 2019

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

Dhakari was declared a Chhaupadi- and untouchability-free village on May 17 with much fanfare. But a recent fire has led the villagers to believe that their embracing of the campaign has angered the gods.

MENUKA DHUNGANA, May 30 2019

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Naugadh women are learning to become economically independent amid exodus of men

Around 176 women were trained in vegetable farming, hosiery making and Allo (Himalayan nettle) production

MANOJ BADU, May 28 2019

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Underage marriage still rampant in Bajura

Even people’s representatives found marrying off their underage children

SANGITA TIMILSENA, May 27 2019

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