Priests to check birth registration and citizenship certificates of brides and grooms prior to solemnising their weddings
The priests will work with the local government, police, women’s groups, child clubs and students to end child marriage in Rukum (West).
Rukum local units launch drive to distribute social security allowance
Sisne is one of the remotest corners in the district and the allowance recipients have had to travel for hours just to reach the nearest bank.
A local unit in Rukum (West) to start its own hospital
Sanibheri Municipality in the district has completed construction of a building at Chhotebagar to run a 15-bed rural municipality level hospital.
Province 5 continues its integrated settlement drive
The local government has allocated Rs 5 million each to Mahat and Hukam in Rukum (East) to ensure the project comes through.
Aathbiskot residents at high risk of floods
On August 14, the flooded Thuli Bheri river swept away 12 houses in Mankabagar settlement.
Syarpu Lake is shrinking due to human activities
The District Soil Conservation Office had introduced a master plan to conserve the lake some nine years ago but the project never took off.
Yarchagumba pickers’ request for health facilities in Bajhang highlands goes unheeded
Pickers have been dying to treatable diseases like flu, diarrhea and altitude sickness for lack of medical attention.
Rukum local unit decides not to issue licence to establish private schools
Municipal council meeting of Aathbiskot Municipality has decided not to issue any licence to set up new private schools, and to focus on imparting quality education at the community schools.
Snow-blocked Mid-hill Highway section opened after three months
Transportation along the Panchase-Patihalna section of the Mid-hill Highway has resumed nearly after three months of obstruction caused by incessant snowfall.
Two school teachers from Rukum (East) out of contact
Teaching-learning activities at a basic school in Pelma village of Puthauttarganga Rural Municipalilty-2, Rukum (East), have been greatly affected as the headmaster is out of contact, acting headmaster has disappeared and the school management committee chairman is in jail.
District headquarters dispute of Rukum (East) in constitutional bench
The ongoing dispute regarding the district headquarters of Rukum (East) has been sent to the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court.
Prolonged prohibitory order hits normal life in Rukumkot
Normal life in Rukumkot has been affected due to the prolonged prohibitory order imposed by the District Administration Office (DAO) last week.
Only one doctor in Musikot hospital
Locals of Musikot and surrounding villages are deprived of health services due to the absence of doctors at the District Hospital in Rukum (West).
Rukumkot under prohibitory orders for past four days
The District Administration Office, Rukum (East) has imposed a prohibitory order in Rukumkot since Sunday after the protests led by the locals to secure district headquarters’ status turned violent.
Local units ban haphazard use of heavy equipment in infrastructural development
Sixty-nine houses were destroyed while 207 other were damaged by natural calamities, mostly landslides, in Rukum (West) during July and August of 2018. As per the report assessed by the local administration, water-induced disasters destroyed infrastructures worth around Rs 301.5 million in the district.