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Medicine crunch at govt health posts in Rukum

April 8, 2018 04:30 AM

RUKUM, April 8: Locals in Rukum have been reeling under an acute shortage of medicines due to the lack of supply from the Regional Health Office. Even the local units have not paid much heed to this problem, leaving patients ailing in lack of treatment.

Rural municipality to help build thatched houses and draw tourists

March 25, 2018 05:00 AM

RUKUM, March 25: With the objective of protecting and promoting traditional housing , Sisne Rural Municipality has decided to provide financial aid to  people building thatched houses.

Young couple divorced after two days of marriage

March 17, 2018 08:46 AM

RUKUM, March 16: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10. But they had not imagined that their marriage would not last more than two days.

Efforts to curb child marriage becoming effective in Rukum

March 17, 2018 05:37 AM

RUKUM, March 17: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10.

No toilets for Dalits in ODF Rukum

February 20, 2018 05:00 AM

RUKUM, Feb 20: Rukum was declared an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone on December 22, 2014, after the successful construction of toilets in 97 percent of the houses and dozens of public areas.

East Rukum youth tastes success in beekeeping

February 20, 2018 02:45 AM

RUKUM, Feb 20: Until few years ago, nobody in Pokhara of Sisne Rural Municipality-3 in East Rukum cared about Om Prakash Khadka. Everybody doubted his working ability.

Swiss paraglider sees great paragliding potentials in Rukum

February 18, 2018 10:00 AM

RUKUM, Feb 18: Daniel Mayor, a Swiss national, thinks that Rukum has great potential for paragliding.

Living martyr sustaining his life by begging

February 1, 2018 03:00 AM

RUKUM, Feb 1: "Everything that I had has been spent on my treatment and all that I am left with is a fractured body," said Tara Prasad Khadka, a living martyr of Musikot Municipality-5, Solawang, who is known for his contribution to the 1990 uprising. Since the last few years, Khadka has been struggling even for managing two square meals.

Village where teachers are produced

February 1, 2018 02:30 AM

RUKUM, Feb 1: There is a small village named Aala in Sisne Rural Municipality ward no 6 of Rukumkot, which consists of 50 households. Most of the elderly people here are engaged in agriculture.

Six including minor girl injured in Rukum jeep mishap

January 24, 2018 19:18 PM

RUKUM, Jan 24: Six people including a minor girl sustained injuries in a jeep accident that took place at Devsthal in Bangad Kupinde Municipality-1 on Wednesday.

Lift irrigation project to be constructed

January 21, 2018 08:11 AM

MUSIKOT, Jan 21: A lift irrigation project is going to be constructed at Ambachaur of Chaurjahari Municipality-3, the first of its kind in the area.

Janardan Sharma wins in Rukum West

December 8, 2017 22:18 PM

RUKUM, Dec 8: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Janardan Sharma has secured victory for House of Representatives from Rukum West.

Kamala Roka from Maoist center wins in East-Rukum

December 8, 2017 07:36 AM

RUKUM, Dec 8: Kamala Roka, who is the leader of Maoist center, from left alliance has won the election of House of Representatives in East-Rukum.

Sani Bheri bridge project not gaining pace

December 4, 2017 05:55 AM

RUKUM, Dec 4: Work on a bridge at Garaghat over the Sani Bheri River that connects Musikot Municipality-1 and Bafikot Rural Municipality-10 has come to a halt for the past eight months

Rukum locals pay Rs 30 for salt

December 2, 2017 16:49 PM

EAST RUKUM, Dec 2: A packet of salt costs nine rupees. However, residents of East Rukum, one of the youngest districts of Nepal, are forced to pay three times the amount as the district lacks a storage facility.

Bomb hurled at staff transporting ballot boxes

November 27, 2017 10:12 AM

WEST RUKUM, Nov 27: An unidentified group hurled bomb at staff transporting ballot boxes from Chaurjahari to Musikot, the district’s head quarter. The bomb detonated at Ghartikada of Chaurjahari municipality-6.

Couple die in jeep accident three days after wedding

November 26, 2017 03:00 AM

RUKUM, Nov 26: It had just been three days that Nabin Shrestha of Rukumkot and Anita Pradhan of Itahari had tied the knot. After completion of the marriage ceremony at Anita's hometown, the couple came to Rukumkot to get the blessings of their elders.

Dreams—forever deferred

November 25, 2017 15:20 PM

RUKUM Nov 25: Nabin Shrestha and Anita Pradhan were married three days ago. After tying their knots, the couple headed to Rukumkot to receive blessings from their loved ones. As both had to resume their services on November 24, the couple took a jeep to reach the district headquarter Khalanga, three hours away from Nabin’s home on November 23. Nabin and Anita, both inspectors had planned to resume their duties at Surkhet and Rautahat respectively.

7 including newly married couple killed in Rukum jeep mishap

November 25, 2017 09:00 AM

RUKUM, Nov 25: Seven people including newly married couple were killed in a jeep accident in Musikot municipality-6 in the district  on Friday night.

Voters counting days for November 26 elections

November 23, 2017 02:30 AM

RUKKUM, Nov 23: Birjit Budha of Athbiskot Municipality ward -1, Shyalakhadi will be taking part in the provincial elections for the first time. Since the announcement of the election date, he has been counting days to exercise his voting right.