Honey that used to be available in district headquarters Khalanga and nearby markets has stopped being available as the production decreased from last two years. Though three tiers of governments have invested for bee promotion, they have stopped getting it in the villages due to lack of production. The Prime Minister's Agriculture Modernizat
A driver who plunged into the Karnali River along with his excavator has been rescued alive in Humla. The incident occurred when the excavator was opening a diversion along the Karnali Corridor, whose construction is in progress along its Humla section. The rescued excavator driver has been identifi
A religious fair has started at Galje of Jabitha, in Tilagufa Municipality Ward No. 6, Kalikot district. The fair is organised once in every 12 years on the banks of the Tila River.
Bhuvaneshwor Prasad Yadav, Kalikot police office chief and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), informed that of the 13 injured, condition of 5 was serious while the rest had minor injuries.
The weather will be cloudy throughout the country due to the influence of the Westerly low pressure system with chances of light rain and snowfall at some places Sudurpaschim and Karnali provinces.
Consumption of rice has increased in the district. According to the district branch of the Food, Management and Trading Company Limited, the consumption of rice has increased in the district. Before this, there was no branch office of FMTC to sell rice in the district.
The minimum temperature in Limi, a village in Humla, has dropped to minus 22 degrees Celsius. Known as the village beyond the mountains, Limi experiences literally freezing temperatures every winter. This year too, the mercury dropped to 20 degrees below zero last week and had stayed there until two days ago when snowfall pushed it down to minus 22.
Jumla Airport has come into operation from Thursday after security personnel cleared the snow that had been blocking its runway. After nearly half a day of work, officers of the Nepali Army, Armed Police Force and Nepal Police were able to clear the runway and allow planes to land on Thursday. Rajiv Shrestha, acting chief of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal’s office in Jumla, informed that two flights, one each of Summit Air and Tara Air, landed at the airport Thursday afternoon. “This provided some relief to passengers who had been waiting for the airport to open for three days,” he said. Three days of incessant snowfall had made the airport unsafe for flights, leaving passengers flying between Nepalgunj and Jumla stranded.
"It snowed heavily for two days. Snow is everywhere outside the building, and it is very cold. But if we stay inside the building for classes, there is fear of earthquake. So, we are sitting outside for classes wearing warm, thick clothes," she said.
Electricity service has been disrupted in the Jumla district due to snowfall.
Snowfall has affected normal life in Humla. More than two feet thick snowfall has been recorded in the district.
The price of Bakhkhu (Puko), the traditional attire of the women from the Lama community costs up to Rs. 150,000 in Humla district. The dress that women wear during festivals and fairs is expensive because it has to be prepared very painstakingly.
The Karnali Province Hospital is preparing for conducting a kidney transplant. The hospital providing service for 60 years has intensified preparations to conduct the transplantation of human organ for the first time coming Saturday.