Sangam Gharti Magar

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Drinking water woes hit normal life in Baglung Bazar

Published On: April 18, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 18: With the arrival of summer, drinking water woes have begun to hit Baglung residents. The problem is worse in Baglung Bazar, where the population is dense.

Foundation stone laid for the longest suspension bridge of Nepal

Published On: March 25, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 24: The foundation stone for the construction of the longest suspension foot-bridge in Nepal, which stretches from Bangechaur of Baglung to Aduwabari of Parbat, has been finally laid on Saturday.

252,000 people to receive preventive medication against elephantiasis

Published On: February 27, 2019 04:00 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Feb 27: In order to eradicate the devastating elephantiasis disease, District Public Health Office (DPHO), Baglung is going to launch yet another campaign from Wednesday against elephantiasis.

Three children die in cowshed fire in Baglung

Published On: January 10, 2019 08:25 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Jan 10: After giving birth to six daughters, Dil Bahadur Gharti and Jasmati Gharti of Tarakhola-4 finally welcomed a son to their family.

Bhimapokhara locals loving smoke-free stove

Published On: January 8, 2019 07:43 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Jan 8: Sharmila Regmi of Sirsire village, Bhimapokhara does not have to struggle with thick smoke these days while cooking meals. Nor do her eyes burn. “I have been relieved. This is a modern stove, which does not release smoke inside the house,” she smiled.

Third Orange festival Kicks off in Baglung

Published On: December 24, 2018 12:30 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 24: Aiming to promote different breeds of local oranges and other home-grown agricultural commodities, Shree Ganesh Agricultue Cooperative organized the Third Orange Festival, 2075. The festival was organized in cooperation with Ward number 8, Baglung Municipality. It was organized in the village of Sigana, Baglung.

Zinc sheets replace thatched roofs in Galkot-3

Published On: December 22, 2018 10:11 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 22: Ram Bahadur Gaine of Galkot Municipality is elated to roof his house with zinc sheets instead of hay or thatch. Earlier, he was compelled to replace the thatched roof of his house almost every year. Now, he no longer needs to worry about that regardless of the weather. "Now, I am relived for years. I don't even have to collect hay to cover my roof," said Gaine.

48 houses gutted

Published On: November 26, 2018 09:19 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Nov 26: More than four dozen houses and sheds were reduced to ashes following a massive fire in Dhropatan Municipality-9 in Baglung district on Sunday morning.

Displaced Majhis back home after 3 decades

Published On: October 15, 2018 11:11 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Oct 15: Fulmaya Majhi was never ever so much happy in her life as she is now. The local of Khaniyabass in Baglung Municipality is actually unable to express her joy in words. The woman in her 20s has a great reason to be so. Fulmaya is spending Dashain at her ancestral land for the first time. When her family got displaced from village, she was not even born.

Overflow of blocked Badigad River offers respite to locals

Published On: September 16, 2018 04:05 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Sept 16: Chuda Bahadur Kumal of Dhorpatan Municipality-2 had a sleepless night on Friday. A massive landslide, which struck Turture of Badigad-7, Bhimgithe, forced locals to rush for their lives in the middle of the night. A huge mass of earth which fell from some 500 meters above blocked the Badigad River turning it into a pond.

Baglung-Burtibang-Butwal road to be be obstructed for a week

Published On: September 15, 2018 09:25 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Sept 15: Landslide debris accumulated in the Badigad river at Bhimgithe Turture has formed a two kilometer artificial lake at Badigad River rural municipality-7.

Gandaki province to have agro, livestock centers in all wards

Published On: August 28, 2018 08:30 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Aug 28: The government of Gandaki province is planning to establish animal and agriculture collection centers in all wards of the province in five years’ time.

Landslide kills three in Baglung

Published On: June 27, 2018 05:05 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, June 27: A landslide triggered by incessant rainfall since Monday evening has claimed three lives in Bareng Rural Municipality-1, Dhullubaskot of Baglung.

Bodies retrieved: Belbagar settlement at landslide risk (with photos)

Published On: June 26, 2018 02:40 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, June 26: Three people includign a baby girl have died after being buried by a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall at Dhullubaskot in Bareng rural municipality-1 on Monday night.

Two including ward member killed in jeep accident

Published On: June 15, 2018 04:00 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, June 15: Two people were killed in a jeep accident at Tarakhola Rural Municipality in Baglung district on Thursday.

Student union protests against petro price hike

Published On: June 7, 2018 07:19 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, June 7: Nepal Student Union (NSU), Baglung staged protests in various parts of the district on Wednesday against the recent hike in the price of petroleum products.

Baglung bazaar water crisis may end in two years

Published On: June 6, 2018 04:45 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, June 6: Long time ago, popular singer Janakavi Keshari Dharma Raj Thapa sang a song titled ‘Baglung ko bazaar, pandhernilai dukha hajar’ which  means Baglung bazar, where women faces hardships fetching water.

Left unification on April 22: Dahal

Published On: April 15, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, April 15: At a time when speculation is rife that the unification between the ruling CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) could be delayed by a few weeks due to growing difference between the two parties, CPN Maoist (Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the two parties will be formally united on April 22, the date set by the merger coordination committee for the announcement of the party unification.

Charm of Resham Baglung Kalika

Published On: March 28, 2018 10:43 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 28: Resham Baglung Kalika temple and the grand celebration of the Chaite Dashain festival are two things that give a unique identity to Baglung district. The temple does not only have cultural and historical importance but it has also become a factor for socio-economic development of Baglung district.

One killed, more than dozen injured in Baglung bus mishap

Published On: March 20, 2018 09:11 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 20: More than dozen people have been injured in a bus accident in Gargare, Dhorpatan municipality-1, Baglung on early Tuesday.