Stories By ' LP DEVKOTA '
The health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging an indefinite hunger strike at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla since last Saturday, has been worsening day by day, doctors involved in his treatment said.Dr KC’s health worsened on the eighth day of his fast on Saturday, according to medics. Dr KC complains of dizziness and muscle cramp while a drop in white blood cell count has been reported.
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Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba inaugurated Karnali Academy of Health Sciences’ 300-bed hospital in Jumla in Province 6 on Sunday.
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Apple production in Jumla has increased slightly to 3,400 tonnes this year compared to the 3,000 tonnes recorded last year. But bad road’s in Nepal’s apple heartland have severely affected the transportation of apples to markets across the country.
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The Dalit women candidates for the upcoming local elections in Jumla say they are facing discrimination from the so-called upper caste people while conducting door-to-door canvassing for votes.
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Most youths in Jumla are not much concerned about the upcoming local election as they are busy preparing to head for the highlands to collect yarsagumba with the harvesting season about to start.
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For years, we have been reading about Karnali as a land of famine and poverty—an uncharted frontier beset by the lack of infrastructure.
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