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Farmers upset by government delays in buying their paddy
They say the holdup is messing up their crop plans, and they need the money to buy fertiliser and seeds for their winter crops.
Continuous rainfall inundates settlements in Tarai districts
More than a thousand people have been displaced and several have gone missing with a few reported deaths.
Embankment work halted due to shortage of stones
Several settlements along the Karnali river are at risk of inundation in the absence of an embankment.
All seven ventilators at Tikapur Hospital remain unused
Many critically ill Covid-19 patients have to seek treatment outside Tikapur since the district hospital has not been able to run its ventilator service for a lack of medical staff.
Tikapur Hospital grapples with oxygen shortage
Around 10 seriously ill Covid-19 patients have been visiting the hospital on a daily basis in the past few weeks.
Talks between the government and Tharu Welfare Society termed positive
The dialogue takes place two days after the home minister met the agitating group whose demands include the release of jailed lawmaker Resham Chaudhary.
Clash ensues in Kailali after passenger bus kills woman
The mob set fire to a traffic post at Lamki Chowk and pelted stones at the area police office, said police.
Ghodaghodi lake area being developed into bird habitat
With natural lakes in Kailali drying up, authorities are making efforts to turn Ghodaghodi wetland area into one of the main habitats of migratory as well as domestic birds.
Border pillar at risk of being swept away
Thirteen border pillars and more than 100 subsidiary pillars have already been lost to the Mohana and Karnali.
People’s representative found encroaching forest land to construct houses
A local youth club has been protesting against Bohara after the latter started constructing a concrete house on the forest land.
Monitoring committees in local units ineffective
Committee members are responsible for evaluating projects but they don’t have the necessary skills.
Skill-based training fails to generate desired results in Tikapur
Tikapur municipality provides training to target groups, but lack of monitoring, among other factors, mars its output.
Irrigation project faces quandary in Kailali as arable land shrinks
Since federalism came in place, the local unit has placed a lot of emphasis on building concrete settlements, and little on keeping arable land intact–changing the face of Tikapur.
Tikapur youths get training for furniture making
The Satti Karnali Community Forest has been providing training to make furniture from canes sticks.
The only school in the Raji community in Bhajani is on the verse of collapse
The school was established around 12 years ago, with efforts by the locals.