Dipayal High Court upholds life imprisonment verdict of seven of 11 individuals implicated in the Tikapur incident
The high court overturned the life imprisonment term of four individuals to a 5-year prison sentence while Laxman Tharu, who was sentenced to a 3-year prison term, will now serve a life imprisonment sentence.
Six people killed, many injured in separate road accidents
A bus en route to Achham carrying returnees from India fell off the road in Doti, killing three persons and injuring 33 others.
Locals of Doti town demand tests after Covid-19 patients leave quarantine
Officials say they can’t test every body because of limited resources.
Sudurpaschim braces for Covid-19, but lacks preparedness
Some districts are solely dependent on understaffed and underequipped health desks to stave off coronavirus.
Seti Technical School helping farmers increase agricultural products and identify livestock diseases
Seti Technical School has also been launching various campaigns to support the local community. A few months ago, teachers and students of the school conducted vasectomy and tubal ligation operation on stray dogs.
Black marketeering rife in rural areas of Doti
The District Administration Office and local governments, however, are not exercising effective mechanisms to check the malpractice, locals complain.
Girl students benefit from installation of pad vending machines in community schools
The school took the initiative from this academic session with the help of the municipality.
Infrastructure development discourages agriculture production in Doti
Those families who were self-reliant are now completely dependent on the market for their daily supplies.
Sudurpaschim Province burdened with financial irregularities in the local units
Several local units in the district have distributed budgets under the development heading to political cadres through consumers’ committees.
A majority of leprosy patients do not seek treatment fearing ostracisation from society in Sudurpaschim
The government aims to make Nepal leprosy-free by 2020 but every year one or two new cases of leprosy surface in the country.
Patients suffer as Doti hospitals rely on donors for blood need
Most of the hospitals in the district refer patients to hospitals outside the district for lack of blood.
Establishment of health centre elates women in a Doti village
The health centre will provide prenatal check-ups, safe maternity services, immunisation programmes and other primary treatments.
Electrification drive bears fruit in remote villages
Villages that remain to be connected have been demanding an electricity connection, after roads
Hospitals in Sudurpaschim hills lack doctors to perform postmortems
Province’s residents are forced to travel as far as Dhangadi to get the procedure done.
Bhuwa Naach: The war dance from the Farwest
The locals in Doti district are working towards preserving the dance and rituals observed during Bhuwo Parwa, a festival they believe is centuries old.