KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Late in the evening on Wednesday, Bajhang experienced another earthquake, causing concern among local residents. This time, the tremor measured at a magnitude of 5.2, with its epicenter located at Bhatekhola in Musta Rural Municipality.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Bajhang, which experienced a significant earthquake on October 3, continues to be shaken by aftershocks. Today, at 11:45 AM, the region was struck by another earthquake measuring 5.3 in magnitude.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal embarked on a visit to Bajhang today to inspect the areas affected by the recent earthquakes. He reached Bajhang on a Nepali Army helicopter and is scheduled to return to Kathmandu later this evening.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has announced his upcoming visit to the earthquake-affected areas in Bajhang district. His visit aims to assess the extent of human and physical damage in and around Bajhang.
BAJURA, Oct 5: At least two children were injured and nine houses completely damaged due to a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Bajhang on Tuesday. The epicenter of the quake was Chainpur, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre (NEMRC), Lainchaur, Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepali Congress president and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sorrow over the incidences of a death of a person, some persons missing and scores of others being injured due to the earthquake occurred in Bajhang on Tuesday.
BAJHANG, June 20: Prithvi Bahadur Singh, the law minister of Sudurpaschim Province government, has been involved in a car accident in Bajhang. Police said that five people, including Minister Singh, were injured in the accident.
BAJHANG, May 22: A person, who was collecting Yarshagumba, died after an avalanche occurred at Dhanshera of Surma Rural Municipality-2 in Bajhang district on Sunday. The identity of the deceased has not been ascertained as yet.
BAJHANG, Nov 24: CPN (Unified Socialist)'s Bhanu Bhakta Joshi has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Bajhang. He got 28,143 votes while his nearest rival CPN-UML's Ain Bahadur Mahar 27,145.
BAJHANG, Nov 13: After the earthquake in Patadewal of Khaptadchanna Rural Municipality-6 on Saturday evening again, Nepal Police has been using loudspeakers urging the local people to stay outside their houses.
KATHMANDU, OCT 18: The number of passengers killed in a jeep accident in Bajhang has reached seven. A total of 18 people were injured in the accident that took place Wednesday afternoon in the district.
Dhangadhi, August 10: Three members of the same family have been found dead in Bajhang. According to the police, the wife and children of one Pushkar Parki were found dead in Raru, Bungal Municipality-9 of the district.
BAJHANG, Nov 28: Piru Bhandari, 47, of Jwada in Jaya Prithvi Municipality-7 was beaten to death. Dipendra Thapa of the same ward had beaten Bhandari after they had an argument while they were sitting near a fire.
BAJHANG, Sept 27: Samjhana BK was a charming girl. Twelve years old BK was a sixth grader at Mashta Basic School, a public school in Mashta Rural Municipality-2, a remote village in Bajhang. But as the pandemic forced schools across the country to shut down for multiple months, BK was staying home with her grandmother and two sisters. “Because her school was closed and she remained at home for most of the time, Samjhana helped us in household chores. She was gradually growing into a bigger, brighter and smarter girl,” recalls Haasu Kami, her grandmother who is now surviving with her darling granddaughter’s memories.
KATHMANDU, Sept 26: A group of youths have staged a demonstration in Kathmandu demanding justice to a 12-year-old Samjhana Kami from Bajhang district in Far-western Nepal. She was murdered after rape a few days ago.
BAJHANG, Nov 18 :People living in the headquarters of Bajhang and neighboring villages who have been drinking the water of the Seti River and Bauli Gaad will finally be provided safe and clean drinking water. The villagers of Jay Prithvi Municipality, Bhojpur, Damdur and Dewat of Chainpur, Bhajang will be supplied safe drinking water through collaborative efforts of the Asian Development bank and the Chainpur Drinking Water and Cleanliness Consumer's Committee (CDWCCC).
BAJHANG, Sept 9: The district hospital of Bajhang and private medical centers have been jam-packed with the patients of viral infections. Most of them are from the rural villages and have high fever. According to the medical superintendent of the district hospital, Sandip Okheda, viral fever has gripped the people here for the last two weeks. "Hundreds of people are coming to the hospital for treatment. The situation is chaotic," he said. "People are getting sick due to the changing season, consumption of dirty water, the recent floods and so on," he added.
CHAINPUR, June 23: A journalists' network has been formed to work for mitigation of all kinds of violence against women in Bajhang district. The network has been formed at the initiative of Sancharika Samuha Nepal.
BAJHANG, June 18: Ten persons were killed while six others sustained injuries when a passenger jeep heading toward Masta Rural Municipality from Dungri of Jaya Prithvi Municipality in Bajhang district met with an accident on Monday afternoon.
BAJHANG, May 1: These days, Kalpana Bohora, a ninth grader at Kanda Secondary School in Bajhang, is found worrying about how much herbs she will collect in a particular day. She says she never cared so much about her school lessons as much she does about Yarsa, a Himalayan herb with purported aphrodisiac properties.
DHANGADHI, Jan 23: Mountain districts of western Nepal experienced heavy snowfall on Tuesday. The snowfall which started since Monday night affected all the northern districts of Sudurpaschim Province, bringing down the temperature drastically.
BAJHANG, Jan 30: With the sudden plunge in temperature after heavy snowfall in the mountain region, wild animals and birds have moved to human settlement areas to escape the bitter cold. However, they have turned victims at the hands of locals and poachers.
BAJHANG, Nov 15: Former Bajhang district president of Nepali Congress (NC), Prithivi Bahadur Singh, is contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections from the only constituency of Bajhang district. His main rival in the polls is Bhairav Bahadur Singh, an alternate central member of CPN-UML. A tough competition is expected between them in the elections slated for November 26.
BAJHANG, Oct 13: Two brothers of the same family in Bajhang who had left for India in search of employment have returned back with HIV. The virus has not just been transmitted to their wives but also to one of their children. Being horrified by the result of the blood tests, which showed all of them HIV positive, the two brothers along with their wives and an infant ran away to India all over again instead of taking medicines.