BAGLUNG, Sept 8: The number of people killed  after being swept away by the massive floods in the Bhuji River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district has reached 17.

BAGLUNG, Sept 5: A flood in the Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night not only caused loss of life but also damaged many physical structures in the area. The flash flood was triggered by heavy rain.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The identity of seven of the 14 bodies recovered following the flooding caused by the swollen Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district have been established. Twenty four people are still unaccounted for in the disaster.

Loss of properties is yet to be calculated as security personnel launch search operation to find missing persons

POKHARA, Sept 3: The number of people killed after being swept by a massive flood in the Bhuji River in Baglung’s Dhorpatan Municipality has climbed to 12.

BAGLUNG, Sept 3: The dead bodies of 10 people who had gone missing in floods at Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night have been recovered.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Four more dead bodies were retrieved from landslide in Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district, taking the death toll to eight.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Four dead bodies have been retrieved from the landslide debris and 12 others are still missing in a massive landslide that occurred in Bhobang of Dhorpatan Municipality-9 in Baglung district.

BAGLUNG, May 27: Six more persons have been tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Baglung district.

POKHARA/ BAGLUNG, April 26: When Anshu Sapkota, 19, and Man Kumari Poudel, 65, first learnt that they had tested positive for novel coronavirus disease, they were hugely shocked. It was usual for both of them to have such feelings as tens of thousands of people have already lost their lives to this disease worldwide.

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.

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.

BAGLUNG, April 9: In line with the federal government decision for rapid test of coronavirus, a medical team has arrived in the district with rapid test kits to test the suspected patients of COVID-19.

BAGLUNG, April 8: The federal government's decision to go for a rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) test in Baglung is yet to be implemented because a technical team said to be sent by the federal government for it did not arrive here till Tuesday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 6: As Nepal recorded the first locally-transmitted case of COVID-19 on Saturday, there is a growing concern about a likely outbreak should a mass testing campaign not be rolled out soon.

KATHMANDU, April 6: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) is preparing to conduct rapid mass testing for Covid-19 in three districts – Kailali, Kanchanpur and Baglung.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Ministry of Health and Population is all set to start rapid diagnostic test (RDT) in two districts of Sudur Paschim Province and Baglung of Gandaki Province in an attempt to intensify tests to novel coronavirus.

BAGLUNG, April 4: The Dhaulagiri Hospital in Baglung got a ventilator sent by State Health Directorate on Thursday evening. Last week, the Hospital had denied receiving the ventilator, saying it had not all accessories for full functioning.

BAGLUNG, March 16: Coronavirus fear has taken its toll across the country. And Baglung district is no exception. Dhawalagiri Zonal Hospital is crowded with an increasing number of patients with common cold and fever fearing the infection, said the hospital health workers.

22 Baglung students deprived of SEE

March 15, 2020 21:15 pm

BAGLUNG, March 15: Twenty-two students from a school in Baglung district have been deprived of taking the secondary education examination (SEE) scheduled for March 19-30 due to various reasons including failure to reach minimum attendance limit.

BAGLUNG, March 8: The District Administration Office and stakeholders, including political parties, has decided to launch a public awareness campaign against coronavirus in Baglung.

Homestay not attracted by subsidy

January 25, 2020 13:09 pm

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.

GALKOT, Jan 20: In keeping with the possible spurt in the flow of tourists, hotel entrepreneurs of Baglung have put in place preparation to make their services tourist-friendly.

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.

14 die in Baglung jeep accident

December 3, 2019 11:46 am

BAGLUNG, Dec 3: Fourteen persons have died on the spot and three others have sustained injuries when a jeep plunged into Badigad river at Kopche, Bhimgithe of Badigad rural municipality on Tuesday.

Paragliding flights have been successfully tested at Panchakot of Baglung municipality-6, a tourist destination.

BAGLUNG, Oct 14: A total of 36,926 voters will be taking part in the upcoming by-election in Baglung constituency 'B' under the Gandaki Provincial Assembly.

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.

BAGLUNG, Sept 7: The District Health Office here has launched a 'search and destroy' campaign to ward off dengue.

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 accused presented to media

August 16, 2019 14:25 pm

GALKOT, August 16: The District Police Office Baglung today made public three people arrested on different charges.

BAGLUNG, August 9: A school head teacher reportedly thrashed a student until he collapsed. The student has also gotten his upper teeth broken in the attack.

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.

BAGLUNG, Aug 5: Landslide occurred at Tamankhola rural municipality-4, Lammela has left one dead and two disappeared.

BAGLUNG, June 8: A birthing centre has come into operation at the health post in Pala of Kathekhola rural municipality-1, Baglung district.

Two dead bodies found

May 7, 2019 10:39 am

BALEWA, May 7: Two dead bodies were found, one in Badigad rural municipality and another in Jaimini municipality in Baglung district, police confirmed. The dead body of Bam Bahadur Gharti of Tamankhola rural municipality-2, Baglung was found decomposed in the forest of Badigad rural municipality-8.

GALKOT, May 5: Narayansthan Management Committee of Baglung municipality-14 has introduced software to garner health-related information of the people.

PARBAT, May 2: Kamalebazar of Falebas, Baglung, would ‘remain awake’ the whole night until before two decades. It would offer lodge, hotels to travellers. People from Baglung and Surkhet would touch down here en route to different destinations.


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The week in pictures for the week March 31-April 6.

BAGLUNG, Feb 21: A day after four people were killed and 10 injured in a jeep accident at Chhisti of Jaimini Municipality in Baglung, it has been learnt that a 15-year-old schoolboy was behind the wheel.

BAGLUNG, Feb 19: Four people died in a jeep accident that took place at a remote village Chhisti of Jaimini Rural Municipality-8 on Tuesday evening.

BAGLUNG, Feb 7: The local Muslim community is facing problem due to lack of space for cemetery. The burial of the dead has become costly and problematic affair for the 25 Muslim families in Galkot municipality here for lack of burial ground nearby.

GASLKOT, Feb 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali, has said the Kaligandaki corridor would brighten Nepalis' fortune. The corridors linking two major economies of the world bears significance, he underscored.

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.

Three minors killed in fire in Baglung

January 8, 2019 21:53 pm

BAGLUNG, Jan 8: Three children were killed in a fire at Tara Village of Tarakhola Rural Municipality in the district Tuesday afternoon.

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.

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.

GALKOT, Dec 19:  The World Bank is to invest tens of millions of rupees for the infrastructure development of Baglung municipality.

48 houses gutted

November 26, 2018 09:19 am

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.

BAGLUNG, Oct 29: The Kadoorie Foundation has installed water taps at 130 houses at a remote settlement in Tamankhola rural municipality of Baglung district.