Two border police beats at Namkha Rural Municipality in Humla district have been shifted after a cold shot up.
A report has pointed out that children remain vulnerable due to the impact of the then armed conflict in Karnali province.
It is estimated that apples worth around Rs. 30 million have been produced in the district this year. The increase in apple production is due to no snowfall during apple blooming season, absence of diseases and more snowfall during the winter. Dharmendra Adhikari, information officer of the Agricultural Development Office, said that apple production of Humla was good this year.
Although the locals have been demanding the construction of a suspension bridge over the Seureni stream located at Junichande rural municipality 4 and 11 for the last 15 years, it has not been constructed yet.
A total of 180 households affected by a landslide in Humla district got new houses with metal roofs. Most of the houses in the Khurpanath Rural Municipality were destroyed by landslides a year ago.
Ginger produced in Triveni Rural Municipality of Rukum West has got a good market this year. After the government emphasised on ginger production after implementing the ginger block programme, the produce has begun to get the market.
In the Karnali Province Assembly, just a single Dalit candidate has been elected under the first-past-the-post system. Rana Singh Pariyar of the CPN (Maoist Centre) is the single Dalit winning the recently held PA elections from Humla (1) to represent his community in the PA.
District headquarters of Kalikot, Manma, has faced acute shortage of drinking water. The people here have blamed the municipality that it failed to pay heed to this problem.
The ruling alliance won majority seats in the recent election to the Member of the Province Assembly in the Karnali Province. The ruling alliance clinched 18 seats followed by five by the CPN (UML) in the ongoing vote count under the first-past-the-post system. In the previous election, the alliance between the CPN (Maoist Centre) and the UML won the highest 20 seats.
Mangal Bahadur Shahi of CPN (Maoist Centre) has won the election to a member of the Province Assembly from Mugu (B). He defeated his closest rival CPN (UML)'s Karna Bahadur Malla. Shahi obtained 8,429 votes while Malla got 4,884 votes.
There are 12 electoral constituencies for the member of the House of Representatives in 10 districts of Karnali Province. Out of 10 districts in the Province, only Surkhet and Dailekh each have two constituencies.
The Nepali Congress candidate, Ain Bahadur Shahi, has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Mugu district by 3,994 votes. He received 14,702 votes.
Nepali Congress’s Jivan Bahadur Shahi has won in the Provincial Assembly (PA) election from Humla ‘B’ for the second time.