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 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 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
BAGLUNG, Sept 17:Thirty five year Babiran Khatun was killed after a falling boulder crushed her while she was crossing the landslide at Turture of Bhimgithe of Badigad rural municipality-7, according to Inspector Bhupindra Khadka, District Police Office, Baglung.
Tourism in Nepal is synonymous with Pokhara. However, this time it is not Pokhara, but Baglung that we are talking about. We had our eyes on Balewa, where the local airport had just come into operation after 28 years. We wanted to see for ourselves the untouched natural beauty and explore the hidden tourism treasure in Baglung and here’s what Baglung offered on a recent trip.
BAGLUNG, July 18: Flash flood triggered by incessant rains here last night inflicted damage on the Burtibang Bazaar, the center of Dhorpatan Municipality in Balgung. The flood from the local Thado River entered the settlement, causing physical losses.
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.