Achham children deprived of education with no means to attend online classes
Most children in rural areas spend time roaming around villages, playing in groups or herding their livestock unaware of the risk of contracting or spreading the coronavirus.
Janitor who set himself on fire was amiable man happy with his job
Siddhartha Aauji had sustained critical injuries after setting himself on fire in front of Bayalpata Hospital on Monday morning. He was airlifted to Nepalgunj-based Bheri Hospital where he died in course of treatment
Sacked hospital janitor who set himself on fire dies
The incident took place in Achham after the hospital they were working for decided not to renew the contract of 33 workers. The critically injured man had been airlifted to Nepalgunj for treatment
Local units in Achham establish funds for disaster risk reduction
All 10 local units in the district have allocated Rs 29.677 million for prior preparation to reduce disaster risks.
Ward chair’s suspicious death triggers protests in Achham
Panchadewal Binayak Municipality Ward No. 2 Chairman Padam Bahadur Dhami was found dead in a cattle shed under mysterious circumstances on Tuesday morning.
In Achham, nineteen percent of women give birth before 20
Despite many campaigns and efforts, child marriage is still rampant in the district.
Waste management is a major problem in Achham
Lack of proper landfill sites leading to pollution of streams and rivers.
In Achham, domestic abuse is driving women to depression
Every week, the Bayalpata Hospital, which has a dedicated mental health bureau, sees over a hundred women suffering from depression, doctors say.
In Achham, postpartum mothers continue to face ostracism
While the district has introduced several safe motherhood programmes, they have largely been ineffective.
Most families in Achham are without land titles
Even though locals have already submitted information about their ownership to the special survey office, more than half of the applicants are yet to receive their renewed certificates.
Disabled children out of the education system in Achham
Enrolling students with special needs is just one way to bring them into the system; keeping them in school remains a bigger challenge.
Security heightened in rural areas to curb CPN’s activities
The DPO launches patrolling in remote villages that border with Kalikot, Doti and Surkhet districts
People’s representatives concerned over incidents of blasts, arsons
Elected representatives have stopped going to their local offices in rural areas of Achham district.
Shortage of manpower hits government offices
Short of hands, ward offices in Achham rural municipality are forced to put off daily operations
School in Achham closed for a week as teachers go on tour
This move has left many guardians perplexed since the academic year had only just begun.