Sangam Gharti Magar

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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.

Balewa Airport of Baglung set to reopen Friday

Published On: March 20, 2018 08:04 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 20: The Balewa Airport that remained closed for nearly three decades has come into operation. The dream of Baglung dwellers for airplanes to take off from their own backyard has finally been fulfilled as Tara Air's 19-seater 9N-AKL airplane was successfully tested, the first flight at the airport in 26 years.

Clarion call to make Baglung an economic hub

Published On: February 19, 2018 08:12 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Feb 19: Government officials and businesspeople of Baglung have stressed the need to make Baglung an economic hub.

Western Nepal in one-room exhibition

Published On: January 6, 2018 10:08 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

It is said that a single photograph can express a thousand emotions which would otherwise be difficult to express in words. ACP Nabaraj Silwal, of Nepal Armed Police Force, decided to visit Bhakundey at the earliest after looking at the pictures of Bhakundey Baral Taal.

Cancer patient Sabitri BK stranded in Kathmandu for lack of money

Published On: December 15, 2017 05:08 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 15: Seventeen year-old Sabitra BK, who has been suffering from blood cancer, has been stranded in Kathmandu.

Upper Dhorpatan residents migrate to warmer areas

Published On: December 3, 2017 06:30 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 3: Residents of upper Dhorpatan have started to travel down to the lower as the temperature is dipping down and the elections over.  Around 1,200 families from that the upper Dhorpatan have migrated to lower Dhorpatan.

Over billion rupees invested in Baglung hotels

Published On: November 28, 2017 04:45 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Nov 28: Hospitality industry of Baglung is attracting new investments buoyed by the increment in number of visitors. The district has around 200 hotels where more than Rs 1 billion has been invested.

Bomb explodes in State Minister Champadevi Khadka’s home

Published On: November 22, 2017 06:42 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Nov 21: A bomb exploded in the residence of Champadevi Khadka, minister for cooperatives and poverty alleviation, on Monday. The candidate for the upcoming House of Representatives election lives in Laligurans Chowk in Baglung-2.

Bomb explodes in State Minister Champadevi Khadkas's home

Published On: November 22, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Nov 22: A bomb exploded in the residence of Champadevi Khadka, minister for cooperatives and poverty alleviation, on Monday. The candidate for the upcoming House of Representatives election lives in Laligurans Chowk in Baglung-2.