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11th COVID-19 patient recovers, 38 active cases now

Published On: April 25, 2020 09:25 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, April 25: Coronavirus infected 19-year-old girl from Baglung was discharged after her swab samples tested negative for the deadly disease in the fifth and sixth tests. Earlier, four tests to COVID-19 were reported positive.

65-year-old COVID-19 patient from Baglung discharged

Published On: April 18, 2020 08:25 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, April 18: A 65-year-old woman from Baglung who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 discharged from the hospital following recovery on Saturday evening.

Homestay not attracted by subsidy

Published On: January 25, 2020 01:09 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Jan 25: Last year, the Gandaki Province government had announced that it would provide subsidy for the operation of homestay programs in the province. Hundreds of applications were filed in hopes of receiving the subsidy from the government. More than two dozen applications were filed from Baglung district for permission to operate homestay programs. One and half dozen applicants received the subsidy from the government. But homestay operators in Nishi Khola have not been attracted by the subsidy programs offered by the government.

Dhakal to vie for FNCCI senior vice presidential post

Published On: December 27, 2019 06:50 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 27: Current vice president of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce (FNCCI) Chandra Prasad Dhakal has announced his candidacy for the post of senior vice president of the FNCCI.

14 killed as jeep plunges into river in Baglung, three critical

Published On: December 4, 2019 08:03 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 4: At least fourteen persons died in a road accident at ward 7 of Badigad Rural Municipality along the Mid Hills Highway in Baglung on Tuesday.

Construction of 'Asia's longest suspension bridge' in final stage

Published On: November 30, 2019 10:25 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Nov 30: The construction of the country's longest suspension bridge, which stretches from Bangechaur of Baglung to Aduwabari of Parbat, is in the final stage.

NCP rebel candidate fails to withdraw candidacy for by-polls

Published On: November 11, 2019 08:26 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Nov 11: Despite failing to officially withdraw his candidacy for the provincial by-election in Baglung, a candidate from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has agreed to extend his support to the party-favored candidate, Khim Bikram Shahi.

Temple with wildlife: Kalika temple

Published On: October 14, 2019 02:31 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

Located in the heart of Gandaki Province, Kalika Temple has already received hundreds of tourists because of its holy importance. But after the establishment of Wildlife Conservation Park, the number of visitors is even more than usual.

Wildlife conservation park draws tourists to Kalika Temple

Published On: September 30, 2019 09:57 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Sept 30: The number of tourists has increased at Kalika Temple, a famous religious destination of the Gandaki Province, thanks to the establishment of a wildlife conservation park around the temple.

District Secretary of outlawed Biplab group arrested

Published On: September 25, 2019 11:13 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Sept 25: Police have arrested Baglung District Secretary of outlawed Biplab group Ram Bahadur Kunwar aka Nabin on Tuesday from his residence at Badigad rural municipality-5.

Locals of Baglung trying to preserve ‘Jogi Naach’

Published On: August 24, 2019 07:48 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Aug 24: Decked up in yellow robes with garland of Rudraksha around their necks, a group of young men dressed up as sadhus or holy men held a procession in Baglung on Friday.

Three killed, mid hill highway obstructed due to rain-triggered landslides in Baglung

Published On: August 5, 2019 11:59 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Aug 5: Three persons have been killed and two went missing as landslides buried five houses at Tamankhola rural municipality in Baglung on Sunday night.

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.