JUMLA, Jan 22: Residents of the Patarasi Rural Municipality in Jumla feel that their rural municipality is heading towards prosperity. Madikrishna Budha narrates his own story to ascertain the feeling. Until a decade ago, he would go to Kalapahad in India, to earn for the family.
DAMAK, Jan 22: Since the last few weeks, Nabin Baral, chief of ward no 3 of Damak Municipality, Jhapa, comes out of his home holding a blazing torch. His neighbors, on the other hand, are found beating plates, blowing conch shells and lighting firecrackers.
KAVREPALANCHOWK, Jan 21: Shree Swasthani Brata Katha, a ritual observed by Nepali Hindus since Poush Shukla Purnima (full moon day), has begun from January 1. The festival lasts a month and end in Magh Shukla Purnima.
HUMLA, Jan 21: For the past 10 days, the Biplav led Maoist faction have seized daily food supplies and 300 mules in Humla and Mugu. The move comes after local administration collected tax during transportation.