Sangam Gharti Magar

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60,000 locals of Baglung deprived of drinking water as landslides destroy water pipes

Published On: July 14, 2017 02:30 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, July 13: Locals of Baglung bazaar at the district headquarters are facing severe drinking water shortage for the past few days as monsoon-induced landslides destroyed water supply lines, depriving access to water to as many as 60,000 locals.

Baglung exporting milk worth Rs 25m

Published On: July 13, 2017 05:00 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, July 12: After becoming self-reliant in milk, Baglung has started supplying milk to other neighboring districts.

Baglung pig, poultry farmer inspires many

Published On: June 21, 2017 01:30 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, June 21: Dan Bahadur Thapa of Rangkhani in Jaimini Municipality-10 has become a role model for youths in his locality.

Delay in bridge construction affects Baglung locals

Published On: June 14, 2017 04:45 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, June 13: Locals of at least 12 village development committees (VDCs) have been affected because of the delay in construction of a concrete bridge over Theule Khola in Jaimini Municipality.

UML wins Kathekhola Rural Municipality chief

Published On: May 17, 2017 04:44 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, May 17: CPN-UML candidate Amar Thapa has been elected as chief and Arun Khatri of Rastriya Janamorcha (RJM) as deputy chief of Kathekhola Rural Municipality through left electoral alliance.

NC wins in Nishi Khola Rural Municipality , UML in Tara Khola Rural Municipality

Published On: May 17, 2017 10:55 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, May 17: Nepali Congress candidate Taranath Paudel has won the race for chief of Nishi Khola Rural Municipality in Baglung district with 2937 votes, compared to 2038 votes for his closest rival Maoist Center Prem Gharti.

Two electrocuted to death in Baglung

Published On: May 8, 2017 09:44 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, May 8:Two youths were electrocuted to death after the iron rod they were moving to bring down a young bird from the nest abruptly came in contact with the electric wire on Monday morning in Baglung.

Major parties file nomination for Baglung municipality

Published On: May 2, 2017 07:59 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, May 2: Major political parties have filed their nominations for the upcoming local level elections in the district on Tuesday.

Too many candidates in big parties, small parties struggle to find aspirants

Published On: April 26, 2017 08:58 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, April 25: Major political parties are having hard time to select their candidates from the pool of the aspirant candidates for the upcoming local elections. The aspirant candidates are lobbying within their party’s rank and files to clinch the party’s ticket. On the other hand, however, small political parties are struggling to find influential candidates to represent them in the elections.

Hunting season begins at Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve

Published On: March 19, 2017 03:20 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 19: The second hunting season has begun in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, the only hunting reserve of Nepal to allow tourist to hunt. The reserve has allocated to hunt 10 Himalayan Blue Sheep (Naur) and 3 Himalayan Tahr (Jharal) during the season.

Anti-elephantiasis campaign Kicks off

Published On: March 19, 2017 11:11 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 19: Eight round of drug administration campaign against elephantiasis rampant in the district began on Saturday.

Landslide clearing-up begins in Righa

Published On: March 8, 2017 12:00 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, March 8: Police have started clearing up the landslide-obstructed road section of the mid-hill highway at Manewa of Righa from Monday, according to the Area Police Office, Galkot.

Landslide obstructs highway in Baglung

Published On: March 6, 2017 01:06 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Mar 5: A section of the mid-hill highway in Manewa of Righa VDC in Baglung district was obstructed due to a landslide on Sunday morning. It has also blocked the Daram river and turned it into a lake.

Microfinance helping rural women becomes independent

Published On: February 5, 2017 01:04 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Feb 6: Saraswati Karki of Hatiya, Baglung makes 40,000 a month these days. Despite coming from a middle-class family, she was able to improve her economic condition with her own efforts. Being associated with a microfinance program conducted by CYC Nepal, she was able to take a loan of Rs 5,000 to start her sewing business in 2004.

Jagadamba joins hand for DCL

Published On: February 1, 2017 02:18 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Sagarmatha Cement Dhangadhi Premier League (DCL) cricket tournament has tied up with another sponsor Jagadamba Enterprise Private Limited on Tuesday.

Microfinance helping rural women become independent

Published On: January 31, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Jan 31: Saraswati Karki of Hatiya, Baglung makes 40,000 a month these days.Despite coming from a middle-class family, she was able to improve her economic condition with her own efforts.

In lack of doctors, hospital failing to provide services

Published On: January 11, 2017 07:55 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Jan 11: After his son received neck injuries by falling off a ladder Dilbahadur Thapa of Tangram village took the boy to Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital (DZH) for treatment. Health workers at the facility suggested him to go to Pokhara stating that they didn’t have doctor to attend the patient.

Campaign to promote Nepal launched in Sydney

Published On: December 27, 2016 09:26 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 27: Nepalis residing in Australia have started a campaign to promote Nepal in Australia.

Federalism in Nepal an Indian design: Ex DPM KC

Published On: December 16, 2016 12:53 PM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

BAGLUNG, Dec 16: Former Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Chairman of Rastriya Janmorcha, Chitra Bahadur KC has claimed that federalism was imposed on Nepal as per an Indian design. “Federalism has been imposed on Nepal as per an Indian design to split the Tarai-Madhes from Nepal and merge it into India,” KC claimed at a press meet here on Thursday.

SMS bringing more women to birthing centers

Published On: December 16, 2016 02:05 AM NPT By: Sangam Gharti Magar

As per the record at District Public Health Office (DPHO), there are around 1,500 pregnant women in the district currently. Pregnant women are sent message during fourth, sixth, eighth and ninth month of pregnancy.