Stories Tagged 'Humla'
Snowfall in Humla has affected the ongoing polio vaccination campaign in the district.
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Heavy snowfalls in Humla since Saturday have greatly affected the lives of locals. According to a local Lokendra Bohora, air services to and from Humla have been disrupted due to massive snowfalls.
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In the warmth of the December sun, little children run around dusty alleys while elderly women, scarlet-shawled and bedecked in heavy brass ornaments, lazily smoke out of wooden chillums. The school is closed for the winter, so the children get to stay home for two months, and the elderly women have little else to do but bask in the sun while it is still warm outside. The water has not frozen yet, so the younger women wash clothes and bathe at the village communal tap. Early in the morning, tendrils of smoke rise from small stone-and-mud houses.
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Normal life has been affected in high altitude settlements of several mountain districts due to snowfall since Thursday.
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A man sliced to death after being hit by a helicopter blade at Hilsa in Humla on Tuesday.
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HUMLA, 
Dharma Raj Shahi of Humla hopped across the border to Taklakot in Tibet last year and earned Rs350,000 working as a labourer for three months, and this year too he is taking off for the Chinese market town hoping to make an equal amount of money.

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