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ACHHAM: Commercial rafting has formally begun in Budhi Ganga River of ACHHAM district. Kathmandu-based Masto Outdoor Company has started offering rafting trips from Sanfe to Jimradi of Chitre, the religious site in the district. "The company had conducted a feasibility study to this regard a year ago.
Apr 12, 2018-. A youth has died after falling off a suspension bridge in ward no. 3 of Safebagar municipality, Achham. Rupa Bogati, 34, was returning home from Chaurpati rural municipality when he accidently fell into the Budhi ganga river while crossing the suspension bridge over it. The incident took place at around ...
The project will be spread over Dailekh and Surkhet in Karnali and Achham district in Province 7. The project is being constructed by GMR, an Indian company. The dam will be constructed in Dailekh. The powerhouse will be located at Balde in Achham and water will be brought to it from the reservoir ...

Possible employs 56 community health workers looking after more than 80,000 people in Achham and Dolakha. It is planning to more than quadruple that number next year. Bayalpata Hospital started in 2009, when the group Nyaya Health (now Possible) took over an abandoned government facility.
Achham district, which is connected to the rest of the country through an arduous 8 hour journey from the Tarai, will soon revive its airfield in Sanfebagar. Work to blacktop the runway and repair the terminal building destroyed in a Maoist attack in February 2002 are ongoing, and the facility is expected to be ...
Feb 25, 2018-Two women were killed in a road accident at Mujabagar of Ramarosan rural municipality-3 in Achham district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Kalashi Saud and Naru Bhandari of Ramarosan rural municipality. The accident took place when a tractor (Se 1 Ta 3148) they were travelling met ...
Feb 23, 2018-Many women in Achham have been found observing Chhaupadi despite the government outlawing the depraved tradition of banishing menstruating and ... Whether these efforts will succeed in changing the attitude of people remains to be seen, but for now Chhaupadi is still a norm in many areas of Achham.
“Construction of the bridge here has not only made travel easier for the vehicles but also for the locals to cross the river,” said Meena Nepali of Bayala, Achham. 48 out of the 80 concrete bridges have been constructed throughout the highway while 32 are under construction. The Pushpalal Highway is ...
As the second phase of provincial and parliamentary elections draw close, elections in Achham-1 are turning out to be a battle of pride mainly between candidates of the left and democratic alliances. CPN-UML Vice-chair Bhim Rawal is contesting as a left alliance candidate for the parliamentary seat in the ...
Of the VAW cases registered at the District Police Office, Achham, most are related to domestic violence against women, but they are settled through mediation, as stated by Achham's police chief Deputy Superintendent of Police Dadhiram Neupane. Only one-third of cases are reported to the police while ...
Mar 17, 2018-The farmers involved in spring paddy cultivation in the district have not received any subsidy from the government. Earlier, the Agriculture Ministry used to launch a subsidy programme to help farmers boost the production of spring paddy. But the local government this year scrapped the subsidy programme.
Gauri Bayak, 21, was found dead by her neighbours inside a smoke-filled hut on Monday morning in a village in the western district of Achham. “She had lit a fire to keep herself warm and we suspect she suffocated and died of smoke inhalation,” local police chief Dadhi Ram Neupane told AFP. Police are ...
... of 21-year-old who lit fire to keep warm while observing tradition of sleeping outside during menstruation. A teenage girl sits in a shed in the hills of Legudsen village in western Nepal's Achham district. Tradition dictates that women are isolated during menstruation. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters.
Gauri Bayak, 21, was found dead by her neighbours inside a smoke-filled hut on Monday in a village in the western district of Achham. “She had lit a fire to keep herself warm and we suspect she suffocated and died of smoke inhalation,” local police chief Dadhi Ram Neupane told AFP. Police are waiting for ...

A woman sits inside a Chaupadi shed in the hills of Legudsen village in Achham District in western Nepal February 16, 2014. ... was found dead by her neighbours inside the Chhaupadi hut (menstruation hut) yesterday at Turmakhad Rural Municipality-3 in Achham district, The Kathmandu Post reported.
ACHHAM, Jan 9: A twenty-two-year-old girl in Achham was found dead in a Chhaupadi hut as she was forced to spend the night away from home during her period as per the local tradition. The deceased has been identified as Gauri Budha, the wife of Birendra Budha of Turmakhand Rural Municipality-3, ...
ACHHAM, Jan 5: A former bonded laborer, Janak Aaughi of Hattikot, Mallekh-8 of Achham district finally has a home to call his own. The government grant to construct homes, although it came late, has proved a huge respite for a former Haliya (indentured ploughman) like him. “Three years ago, the ...
ACHHAM, Jan 1: The minimum age for marriage in Nepal is 20 for both men and women. The body of women below that age is not considered to be fully prepared to give birth to babies. However, in this part of the country, early marriage, which is also called child marriage is going on abated. Doctors claim ...
Construction of a concrete bridge over the Karnali River joining Achham and Dailekh district as part of the Pushpalal Highway has eased hassles of travelers in the region. Having the bridge on the highway that connects the region with the country, is considered as an important achievement by the locals for ...
Rautahat and Mahottari, the two districts of Province Number 2 fall under the 10 districts of Nepal with lowest HDI values (less than 0.4). Other eight districts under this category are Bajura, Bajhang, Kalikot, Humla, Achham, Jajarkot, Rolpa and Mugu. HDI value of Saptari is 0.436. Altogether 22 districts of ...
A young woman sits inside a Chhaupadi shed in the hills of Legudsen village in Achham in western Nepal. Photo: The ... In Bajura and Achham, Chhaupadi is still commonly practiced and 60 per cent girls in Achham and 17 per cent girls in Bajura are not allowed to sleep in the house during menstruation.
Dec 10, 2017-CPN-UML central committee leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Bhim Rawal elected in Achham-1. He defeated his nearest rival candidate Bharat Kumar Swar of Nepali Congress (NC) by a margin of 7164 votes. Rawal secured 24883 votes, while Swar received 17,719 votes. Prior to this, the left ...
In February of 2015, an open-source EMR platform named Bahmni, customized for Nepal's healthcare system, was piloted at Bayalpata Hospital, a public-private partnership hospital in the hilly district of Achham in Far-Western Nepal. Such a point-of-care electronic medical record system had never been ...
As the second phase of provincial and parliamentary elections draw close, elections in Achham-1 are turning out to be a battle of pride mainly between candidates of the left and democratic alliances. CPN-UML Vice-chair Bhim Rawal is contesting as a left alliance candidate for the parliamentary seat in the ...
ACHHAM: Accham, a district in the far-western Nepal, is ahead in view of the happening of cases of violence against women (VAW). Domestic violence, rape, chhaupadi (seclusion from home and family during menstruation), other gender-based violence and discrimination in labour wage are among the ...
Of the VAW cases registered at the District Police Office, Achham, most are related to domestic violence against women, but they are settled through mediation, as stated by Achham's police chief Deputy Superintendent of Police Dadhiram Neupane. Only one-third of cases are reported to the police while ...
Dec 10, 2017-CPN-UML central committee leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Bhim Rawal elected in Achham-1. He defeated his nearest rival candidate Bharat Kumar Swar of Nepali Congress (NC) by a margin of 7164 votes. Rawal secured 24883 votes, while Swar received 17,719 votes. Prior to this, the left ...
The ballot boxes from a few polling stations in Kavre, Achham and Doti will be airlifted,” said MoHA Spokesperson Narayan Prasad Sharma Duwadi. Chand-party bombers arrested. Police on Thursday arrested Ravi Goley, Kathmandu Valley chief of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal ...
In February of 2015, an open-source EMR platform named Bahmni, customized for Nepal's healthcare system, was piloted at Bayalpata Hospital, a public-private partnership hospital in the hilly district of Achham in Far-Western Nepal. Such a point-of-care electronic medical record system had never been ...
Except for a few incidents of violence -- including clashes in Bhaktapur, Achham, Syangja, Bhaktapur, Sarlahi and Kathmandu between supporters of various parties -- the polling took place in very enthusiastic manner in the rest of the districts. Voting in some of the polling booths of the aforementioned ...
... in some parts have been already arrested and the government would not let such anarchic elements walk free, he said, urging voters to confidently take part in the elections. He pledged free and fair election. The Prime Minister is scheduled to address an election assembly in Achham and Doti today itself.
A 14-year-old girl sits inside a Chhaupadi shed in the hills of Legudsen village in Achham district in western Nepal in 2014. Chhaupadi is the practice of treating women as impure and untouchable when they menstruate. At night they have to stay in sheds or outbuildings, often with no proper windows or ...
As the second phase of provincial and parliamentary elections draw close, elections in Achham-1 are turning out to be a battle of pride mainly between candidates of the left and democratic alliances. CPN-UML Vice-chair Bhim Rawal is contesting as a left alliance candidate for the parliamentary seat in the ...
ACHHAM, Nov 24: Ramita Saud, 16, was excited when her family recently started constructing a toilet at their house. But a few days after the construction was complete, she had her monthly period and was barred from using the toilet for five days. "I am not allowed to use the toilet during the five days of ...
Bahadur, a native of Achham district in Nepal leaves behind three sons and two daughters (all below 11 years) and a wife. Hailing from a small ...
On Monday, police retrieved bombs and explosive materials from Tehrathum, Rupandehi, Rasuwa, Rautahat, Achham and Panchthar districts.
Of the VAW cases registered at the District Police Office, Achham, most are related to domestic violence against women, but they are settled ...
ACHHAM: Accham, a district in the far-western Nepal, is ahead in view of the happening of cases of violence against women (VAW). Domestic ...
Similarly, Sanfebagar Municipality of Achham is home to 257 Muslims, while Dashrathchand Muncipality in Baitadi has just 19 Muslims. In all of ...
Locals of Achham, Bajura and Bajhang along with ten other districts of Province 6 are expected to benefit from this service. As informed by ...
“This trend is not limited to our village alone. There are several places where in Achham where most of the adult male population are abroad for ...
Located in three districts in western Nepal - Surkhet, Achham, and Dailekh - Upper Karnali hydropower project was awarded to GMR in 2008 ...
... from Gadsera Village in Doti, and a majority of the voters in the constituency are also migrant population from Doti, Dadeldhura and Achham, ...
It will be an uphill task for Rawal to win the federal House seat from Achham-1 where his opponents have charged him with doing little for the ...
Women coming from rural areas of Bajhang in search of potato seed gather at district headquarters Chainpur. Political parties have made lofty ...
During the searing heat of summer, there are many fires in Achham district. Fires that sometimes burn down Chhaupadi huts, killing their ...
In Achham, UML Vice-chairperson and former deputy minister Bhim Rawal is contesting for the parliament. He is taking on Nepali Congress's ...


 

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