Kalikot district administration says it has set up a 619-bed strong quarantine facility
Palata Rural Municipality’s disaster management committee has urged the people to self-isolate themselves in their homes and report to the health post if they show any symptoms of Covid-19.
Kalikot village aims to provide safe drinking water to all households
The municipality spent about Rs 500,000 on the project, while the locals paid for the pipeline and other construction materials.
Women in remote Kalikot villages still engaged in labour-intensive household chores
The rural municipality has been working on upgrading traditional mills and making them affordable to the population.
Solar-powered electricity lights up Rupsa village in Kalikot
The solar power was connected to a total of 4,200 households in Rupsa and its outlying villages such as Lalu, Malkot, Kumalgaun and Kotwada.
Women in Kalikot come out in droves to learn to read and write
Women who took literacy class have started to learn self-employment skills in the villages.
Community schools in Kalikot a playground for local political leaders
Politicisation of school management committee elections in community schools expose students to highly volatile political atmosphere hampering their studies.
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.