Around 40 percent of pregnant women undergo unsafe delivery in Jajarkot
Although the government has been running the Safe Motherhood Programme as part of its bid to ensure safe births in remote areas, only a few people are getting benefits from the programme.
Construction of strategic roads in Jajarkot going at a snail’s pace
Despite the roads being only partially built, the federal government had not allocated any budget to the road projects in the current fiscal year.
Jajarkot has little progress to show for in the first five months of the running fiscal year
Acute shortage of human resource in every department has led to a lull in the productive spending of the development budget.
Local units in Jajarkot prioritise road construction over other sectors
Genuine and sensitive issues are being ignored because most local units equate development with roads.
Private schools in Jajarkot defy scholarship provision
According to the Education Act, 10 percent scholarship should be provided to children belonging to marginalised groups and families of martyrs.
Thunderbolt kills 250 sheep, 300 more go missing in Jajarkot
The locals collectively incurred a loss of around Rs 40 million in the incident.
Deforestation goes unchecked in several pine forests of Jajarkot
Community groups cutting down trees on the pretext of managing old and fallen trees
Yarsagumba pickers return home empty-handed
The priced caterpillar fungus was scarce in Dolpo this year due to frequent snowfall, storms and rains, locals say
Stakeholders realigning Jajarkot-Jumla road
The Rangshi section of the Jajarkot-Panchkatiya-Jumla road is currently being realigned to solve a dispute between stakeholders and the local citizens of Jajarkot.
Substandard infrastructure in Jajarkot schools affects students
Substandard level of infrastructure in public schools and lack of teachers have affected the quality of education imparted in these schools. Around 85 percent of community schools in the district lack physical infrastructures to support the quality of teachings in classrooms.
Three reportedly missing in avalanche
Three persons have been missing for more than a week from a highland at Barelek in Jajarkot district.
Two killed in Jajarkot jeep accident
Two people died in a jeep accident on Panchkatiya-Bulidhunga road stretch in Khurpa of Kushe Rural Municipality in the district on Tuesday.
Jarjarkot Durbar in a dilapidated condition
Jarjarkot Durbar, a historic palace carrying an archaeological significance in Jajarkot district, is in a dilapidated condition and in need of immediate repair.The then King Gajendra Narayan Shah of Jajarkot is said to have built the palace in 1400 BS. The seven-storey durbar was reduced to four storeys by the massive earthquake of 1934. Locals said the historic palace is in ruins due to the apathy of the authorities concerned.
Quack prescribes woman’s death
A woman died after receiving treatment at a drugstore in Thalahabazaar, Jajarkot, on Friday.
Barekot suffers food shortage
Residents of Barekot Rural Municipality in Jajarkot district have been suffering from a food shortage for the last three months.