Young girls taking one step at a time to fight menstrual banishment
Although complete eradication of the practice seems like a far cry at the moment, various anti-Chhaupadi campaigns launched by young women have paved a way to fight against the practice.
Safety barriers helped reduce number of accidents on Karnali Highway: Police data
The Road Sector Development Project of the World Bank had helped the department to construct road safety barriers as a pilot project.
Children with disabilities benefit from health camp in Kalikot
The health camp offered free medical exams, medicines, physiotherapy and mobility aids.
Rural municipality chair rescued hours after his abduction
The Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal has claimed the responsibility for the incident.
Karnali does not have a food shortage—it has a rice shortage, locals say
Decades of rice supplies by the government and the World Food Programme have led locals to adopt rice as a staple food, even though it was never an indigenous grain.
Frequent landslides obstruct Surkhet-Jumla road
Landslides along the road section have blocked the highway for 23 days within the last five months.
Lack of facilities increases risk for pregnant mothers in remote Humla and Kalikot
Maternity homes are ill equipped to deal with maternity-related complications, say health authority.
Growing child trafficking cases worry Kalikot parents
Eight trafficked children were rescued from Kathmandu before they were reunited with their families on Friday
100 km track of Khulalu-Salli Salla road section opens for vehicles
One hundred kilometres of the Khulalu-Salli Salla road section along the Karnali corridor is now open for vehicles. The completed road section runs from Jite in Kalikot district to Kuwadikhola, a border point in Humla.
Dalit communities in Kalikot still face discrimination, torture in the name of caste system
Chan Bista and his brother Narendra Bista from Kotbada in Naraharinath Rural Municipality, Kalikot, attacked Dilli Kami, a 57-year-old Dalit man, citing that he failed to come to their house for work last week.
Drunk revellers sparked fire in Khada, say police
Police suspect that the massive fire that destroyed 32 houses at Khada settlement of Palata-1 in Kalikot district on December 24 was caused due to the carelessness of drunken revellers.
Fire destroys 39 houses, displaces 285 people in Kalikot
A massive fire that broke out at Khada settlement of Palata Rural Municipality-1 in Kalikot on Monday morning destroyed 39 houses and displaced as many as 285 people including 111 children.
Kalikot district prohibits sale and consumption of alcohol
The second District Assembly of Kalikot on Tuesday decided to declare the district as an “alcohol-free zone”.
Three groups educate 440 illiterate women in Palata
Three socially committed groups have empowered and educated 440 illiterate women residing in Palata Rural Municipality (1 to 6) in Kalikot District.
Influenza of strains AH3, B confirmed in Khadachakra
Lab test has confirmed influenza AH3 as well as influenza B in sputum samples collected from flu patients of Khadachakra Municipality in Kalikot district.