Health workers at Bheri Hospital call probe committee’s report unfair
Medical fraternity in Banke says the committee failed to provide a fair investigation into all aspects of the incident since it has not addressed the issue of violence against women.
Hospital turning away coronavirus patients for a lack of sufficient oxygen supply
Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital has oxygen enough for only 127 beds out of the 300 beds for coronavirus patients.
What’s it like to be a health worker in a pandemic? Bheri Hospital nurses and doctors share their stories
It’s tough, exhausting and stressful, they say, but they have continued their duty, devoting themselves to the care of the Covid-19 patients in one of the health facilities that is overwhelmed and short of staff.
Hospitals across Lumbini overwhelmed with increasing Covid-19 caseload
Ill-equipped hospitals with limited staff are unable to handle the rising number of coronavirus cases, health workers say.
Five killed, several injured in road accident in Banke on Friday
A passenger bus carrying 42 people travelling from Surkhet to Dharan collided with a tipper along the Banke National Park road section.
Authorities unprepared to tackle Covid-19 spike in Lumbini
The provincial authorities are yet to step up preventive measures to curb further spread of Covid-19, say health officials in Lumbini, where 238 new cases were reported in last 24 hours.
Industrial area plan faces backlash from former Kamaiyas and landless in Banke
Around 500 households living on the proposed site at Baijanath Rural Municipality for generations demand that the government first manage housing for them.
Women hit by pandemic, domestic violence at high risk of trafficking
Traffickers have been using the Jamunaha border in Banke to smuggle girls and women to India on the pretext of sending them abroad for jobs, anti-trafficking officials say.
Decade-old rural electrification project making slow progress
Frustrated by the delays, locals have formed a struggle committee to press authorities to work faster.
Homestay operators turn to farming after tourism evaporates
The pandemic has wiped out small businesses which are the backbone of the country’s economy.
After Covid-19, Narainapur locals have another fear to grapple with: flood
Narainapur might have dodged the worst effects of Covid-19 but as the rainy season sets in, the fear of a flood haunts villagers.
Individuals at quarantine facilities in Banke living with fear of snakes
Most refuse to stay in these facilities since snake sightings have increased with the rise in temperature.
Discharged Covid-19 infected individuals return to their villages only to be shunned
Returnees to their villages in Narainapur face hunger, poverty and ostracisation in society.
Doctors operate on Covid-19-infected pregnant woman in Kohalpur
The woman had been airlifted from Achham after she suffered from problems in her intestine.
Dozen die, 21 injured as microbus rams into parked truck in Banke
All passengers on the bus were migrant workers returning home from various cities in India after losing their source of income in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.