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Feb 3, 2018-Rukumkot residents Friday called off the nine-day district-wide token strike and changed their protest strategy. This decision follows Supreme Court's (SC) interim order issued Thursday against the government's decision to shift the district headquarters of East Rukum from Rukumkot to Golkhara in ...
Rukum: A new mother died while undergoing treatment at Chaurjhari hospital in Rukum district on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Sushila Bista (28) of Chaurjahari Municipality-12. Bista, who was expecting her fifth child, was brought to the hospital by her kin on Thursday. Dr. Suman Rai ...

Feb 2, 2018-The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday issued an interim order against government's decision to shift the district headquarters of East Rukum district from Rukumkot to Golkhara in Puthauttarganga Rural Municipality-12. Responding to a writ field by Advocate Ganesh Hamal, a single bench of Justice Deepak ...
Feb 1, 2018-An indefinite shutdown enforced by the residents of Rukumkot in Rukum (East) to protest the government's decision to shift the district headquarters to Golkhara has shown no sign of abatement, with protesters continuing to descend upon the streets and town centre for the past six days demanding that the ...
Jan 28, 2018-The residents of Rukumkot in East Rukum have been started protest after the Cabinet on Thursday decided to shift the district headquarters to Golkhara in Puthauttarganga Rural Municipality-12. The agitated protesters have shut down markets and padlocked government offices, including the District ...

A former chairman of Kholagaun Village Development Committee in Rukum district, Sharma was captured and tortured by the Maoist insurgents in July 1998 because of his association with the NC. "The Maoist insurgents had captured me with a singular objective of making me quit Congress. But when I ...
Protestors have halted the Mahendra highway movement by organizing a sit-in at Lamhai and Bhaluwang, two major trade centers of Deukhuri. Passengers commuting from the highway have been stranded. Likewise, the protests at Tulsipur have affected people commuting to Salyan and Rukum.
Likewise, Ghorahi, the district headquarters has also been affected. Locals in Tulsipur in the district have also launched protest. The protest has affected vehicular movement to and from adjoining Rukum and Salyan districts. (Republica correspondents Siddharaj Rai from Dhankuta, Arun Bom from Doti and ...
Jan 17, 2018-The Aathbiskot Municipality in the district has come up with a noble idea to provide free ambulance service to pregnant women to minimise death rate among mothers and infants, and childbirth complications. For the purpose, the process has been initiated to purchase two ambulances, said the municipality ...
Rukum (RSS) -- A forest fire at Putha Uttarganga rural municipality in Rukum (East) has claimed two lives. The fire started at the Lalpatan jungle at Ward Number 3 of the rural municipality on Friday. The victims have been identified as Shyam Bahadur Bohara and Keshar Man Malla, both residents of Ward ...
The road links Jajarkot, Rukum and Dolpa districts in remote western Nepal. Of the road's total length of 118 km, only a 4.2-km ... Almost 47 km of the Jajarkot-Dunai road lies in Jajarkot, 30 km lies in Rukum starting from Triveni and the remaining 41 km lies in Dolpa. Motor vehicles have reached up to ...
Jan 15, 2018-At least two people have died in a forest fire that occurred at Lalpatan Jungle in Puthauttarganga Rural Municipality-3 of Rukum East. Chief District Officer Bhupendra Sapkota informed that Shyam Bahadur Bohora and Keshar Man Malla of Puthauttarganga Rural Municipality-7 died in the forest fire on ...
In Rukum on Friday, CJ Parajuli said he had already submitted his documents to the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee and that he does not need to present them elsewhere. Dr KC termed the "insensitive remarks", at a time when the court has announced an enquiry into Parajuli's citizenship and ...
Rukum -- Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Prasad Parajuli has said that he has already responded to the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) regarding the questions raised about his citizenship and certificate of academic qualifications. Inaugurating the District Court in Rukum (East) Friday, the CJ ...
Rukum, Jan 13: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli, whose credentials have been questioned, has claimed that he is eligible to lead the judiciary. Inaugurating Rukum (East) District Court Friday, CJ Parajauli said he doesn't need to show his credentials to anyone, anywhere as he had already submitted ...
The outpatient services have been operating in 13 health facilities of East and West Rukum under the IMAM programme to provide treatment for the affected children. Oli said they had provided treatment to 66 malnourished children and 64 others are undergoing treatment in the health institutions.

Rukum, Jan 4: A person has died while four others sustained serious injuries in a tractor accident at Simli in Sanibheri rural municipality-9 on Thursday. According to an eyewitness, the tractor, Ma 1 Ta 135, belonging to Chandra And Bashanta Construction P. Ltd, fell some 30 meters down the rough road ...
Rukum / DANG, Dec 22: After achieving clean sweep victories in the local elections held earlier this year, the elected local representatives from the CPN (Maoist Center) in Rukum made a big decision to validate the conflict-era land transactions carried out by the 'people's government' during the ...
The Jajarkot section of the Mid-hill Highway stretches 103 km from Chaurjahari in Rukum to Suyada of Dailekh. The government has spent over Rs1 billion to build the section. Yet it has not been able to complete the work due to delay in opening of 5km long track. The construction of the track is not yet ...
Rolpa, Dec 16: Nepotism has been rampant in the CPN (Maoist Center) in Rolpa and Rukum districts, the cradle of the decade-long Maoist insurgency that started in 1996 demanding restructuring of the state. Even senior Maoist leaders have been lobbying for putting their relatives and near and dear ...
Aug 5, 2017-Located some 280 kilometres west of Kathmandu are the remote and parched, yet surprisingly enchanting, districts of Rolpa and Rukum. In March, I travelled to these districts by road for work. My team would be screening movies in open air to villagers, some of whom had never seen TVs or watched films ...
According to police, Chhantari BK, 70, of Pipalneta, Bagchau Municipality-10, Salyan, Pushpa Khadka and Khim Bahadur Khadka of Rukum, are ... and fell some 150 meters down the road at around 2:30 pm today, presumably after the driver lost control of the bus heading for Ghorahi from Rukum and.
The UML selected Kavita Bogati (woman) of Humla, Nanda Sharma (woman) of Surkhet, Narapati Lohar (Dalit) of Kalikot, Bhairab Sundar Shrestha (open) of Jajarkot and Thagendra Puri (open) of Rukum West from Province 6. From Province 5, the party selected Ram Lakhan Harijan (Dalit) of West ...
DANG/Rukum, Jan 10: Eleven years ago, Mohan KC of Rukum, Banfikot purchased eight ropanis of land from another local Tirtharaj Sharma for Rs 80,000. As the land was passed by the then 'people's government' of Maoist rebels, KC had expected that he won't have to pay tax for the land.
Rolpa, Dec 16: Nepotism has been rampant in the CPN (Maoist Center) in Rolpa and Rukum districts, the cradle of the decade-long Maoist insurgency that started in 1996 demanding restructuring of the state. Even senior Maoist leaders have been lobbying for putting their relatives and near and dear ...
Dec 8, 2017-CPN (Maoist Centre) candidate Kamala Roka has been elected as the Federal Parliament member from Rukum east. Six persons had thrown their hats in the ring for the post. Roka mustered 10,434 votes to become the provincial assembly member. Her closest contender Hari Shankar Gharti of Nepali ...
Manang/Rukum: With the votes being counted in 32 districts where first phase of parliamentary and provincial polls were held on November 26, the left alliance has begun its victory march in different constituencies. According to the chief returning officers who declared the final results, CPN-UML and ...
police open fire in Rukum after ballot box set on fire ... they opened fire into the air to control the situation after a ballot box of proportional representation category was set ablaze in Nepal Rastriya Secondary school Gatasaina (Kha), DSP Rajendra Prasad Dhamala of the District police Office, Rukum, said.
... hospital from where she was referred to Nepalgunj, as stated by her husband. Following the scuffle, police have taken four people under control for their alleged involvement in triggering the incident, according to Deputy Superintendent of police Rajendra Dhamala at the District Police Office, Rukum.
Rukum: At least seven persons including a newly-wed couple died after a jeep they were travelling on fell below the road in Musikot Municipality-6 of Rukum district. According to the District police Bureau Rukum, the jeep (Ga 1 Ja 4260) heading to Rukum district west headquarters, Khalanga from Rukum ...
Rukum: A Nepali migrant worker was found dead in his room in Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday morning. The deceased ...
The CPN-Maoist Centre in East Rukum has decided to conclude its campaign in Chunwang, a historical place for the Maoists during the ...
Unlike in other constituencies, the two major parliamentary poll candidates in Rukum West constituency -- Gopal Ji Jung Shah of the Nepali ...
The newly created Rukum East district is in dire need of budget to run its daily administration and perform work related to provincial and ...
Nov 17, 2017-CPN-UML leader Sher Bahadur KC and CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Janardan Sharma were pitted against each other during the first Constituent ...
During the Maoist insurgency passengers travelling to and from Rolpa, Rukum and Pyuthan - strongholds of insurgents -- had to alight from ...
... who is also a former PM, accused Netra Bikram Chand-led Maoist activists of attacking election candidates of his party in Rolpa and Rukum.
In another context, Dahal urged the government to control anti-election activities aimed against the Maoist Centre, mostly in Rolpa and Rukum ...
CPN-Maoist Centre chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has alleged that the twin bomb blasts in Rolpa and Rukum were a stage-managed.
Janardan Sharma, CPN-Maoist Centre leader and candidate for parliament from western Rukum and his team were attacked with a bomb on ...
Many previous security assessments have put Rolpa and Rukum on the list of districts as "most sensitive" due to the presence of radical Maoist ...
Pun and Sharma both are parliamentary candidates from Rukum and Rolpa respectively. They are representing the left alliance which ...
District police Office Pashchim Rukum DSP Rajendra Prasad Dhamala said search for the miscreant who hurled the bomb had been intensified ...
... Centre) federal parliamentary election candidate and minister without portfolio, at Goiri in Chaurjahari Municipality-8, West Rukum, on Friday.
Rukum, Nov 9: A man was found dead at Ghattekhola in Sisne Rural Municipality-5 on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as ...
In Kalikot and West Rukum, authorities have listed 68 and nine polling centres, respectively, as highly sensitive. In Jumla, 41 polling centres are ...
Nov 8, 2017-While political parties are busy in door-to-door campaigns in Darchula and East Rukum ahead of the federal and provincial elections, many voters ...
... Makawanpur, Chitwan, Tanahun, Gorkha, Lamjung, Manang, Kaski, Parbat, Myagdi ,Baglung, Gulmi, Pyuthan, Rolpa, Dang, Salyan, Rukum, ...
... Myagdi, Baglung, Manang, Lamjung and Gorkha of Province 4; Rukum (east) and Rolpa of Province 5; Rukum (west), Jajarkot, Humla, Mugu, ...


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