BAJURA, May 5: Three houses were gutted in a fire that broke out in Swami Kartik Khapar Rural Municipality of the district on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Tremors of an earthquake measuring 4.3 magnitude were felt in Bajura.

Bajura experiences snowfall

February 20, 2024 16:45 pm

BAJURA, Feb 20: Snowfall along with rainfall occurred in the upper belt of Bajura district. Farmers are elated with rain and snowfall that took place after six months.

One killed in Bajura jeep accident

December 29, 2023 11:38 am

BAJIURA, Dec 29: A person died on the spot while one other was injured after a jeep fell some 200 meters off the road last night at Maliban area of Gaumul Rural Municipality in Bajura district.

3.5 magnitude quake jolts Bajura

December 18, 2023 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center reported that an earthquake of 3.5 magnitude occurred in Bajura.

BAJURA, Dec 7: Pansara Rokaya, 31, of Budhinanda municipality in Bajura on December 5 gave birth to a child on the way to a health post.

BAJURA, Nov 14: Cases of Kala-azar (Black Fever) have emerged in Bajura, with 6-year-old Chiring Thapa from Himali Rural Municipality-2 diagnosed with the disease.

4 Richter earthquake felt in Bajura

November 7, 2023 15:23 pm

BAJURA, Nov 7: On Tuesday, at 12:58 PM, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4 on the Richter scale was recorded, with epicenter from the Raya area within the Himali Rural Municipality in the northeastern part of Bajura district.

Earthquake recorded in Bajhang

October 19, 2023 08:36 am

BAJURA, Oct 19: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale with its epicenter near Chainpur, the district headquarters of Bajhang, was recorded at 10:03 PM on Wednesday.

BAJURA, Aug 19 : Air flights disrupted for two weeks resumed at Kolti airport of Bajura district on Friday. The flights were halted owing to the direction of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to airline companies not to conduct flights in mountainous districts after midday.

Earthquake recorded in Bajura

June 12, 2023 10:15 am

KATHMANDU, June 12: Tremors of earthquake were felt in Bajura on Monday.

BAJURA, May 11: An 4.3 magnitude earthquake hit Bajura district at 5:15 am today.

Tremor felt in Bajura

May 4, 2023 14:26 pm

KATHMANDU, May 4: A tremor was felt in Bajura today.

Quake damages 23 houses in Bajura

April 28, 2023 12:58 pm

BAJURA, April 28: At least 23 houses were completely damaged by an earthquake at Bichchhya of Himali Rural Municipality-2 in the district last night. An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale with its epicenter at Dahakot, Gaumul Rural Municipality, struck the district at 1.30AM last night.

BAJURA, April 28: Tremors of three separate earthquakes were felt in Bajura district since last night.

BAJURA, Feb 23: Children at Amkot of Budhiganga Municipality-1 in Bajura district have shown symptoms of measles, said health workers.

BAJURA, Feb 23: A school and two health posts were damaged in the 5.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Bichhya in Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura on Wednesday afternoon.

5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bajura

February 22, 2023 14:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale hit Bajura district early afternoon today. The earthquake was felt at 1:45 PM on Wednesday.

BAJURA, Jan 27: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale struck Bajura on Tuesday at 2:43 PM, resulting in the displacement of 42 families from three municipalities. The families are now completely displaced from their homes

Are We Prepared?

January 26, 2023 08:17 am

Bajura earthquake serves as a reminder that earthquakes can strike at any time and we must always be prepared.

DHANGADHI/BAJURA, Jan 24: At least one person was killed and two others were injured when a strong earthquake struck Bajura district on Tuesday afternoon. The earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale rattled western Nepal with its epicenter around the Mela area of Bajura district in Sudurpaschim Province at 2:43 pm on Tuesday.

Dhangadhi/Bajura, Jan 24: At least one person was killed and one other was injured as a result of the earthquake that struck Bajura and Bajhang districts on Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Four houses and a temple were damaged when an earthquake hit western Nepal Tuesday afternoon. The quake was centered around the Mela area of Bajura district.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: An earthquake has occurred making the Mela of Bajura in Sudurpaschim the epicenter.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The Election Commission (EC) has instructed concerned district election officers to start counting of the votes of Syangja-2 and Bajura under the House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assembly member elections.

Ballot boxes set on fire in Bajura

November 20, 2022 16:59 pm

BAJURA, Nov 20: In Bajura, a ballot box was set on fire on Election Day. A ballot box was set on fire at the polling station of Bhagwati Aadharbhut School located in Ward No. 2 of Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality. It is understood that the ballot boxes were set on fire by the supporters of the parties and groups boycotting the election.

Earthquake hits Bajura

November 10, 2022 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Earthquake has occurred in Bajura district at 5.13 am today. The National Earthquake Monitoring & Research Center said the epicentre of the tremor measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was located at Kada area in Khaptad Chhededaha rural municipality of Bajura district.

BAJURA, June 15: Police have arrested three people in Bajura on the charge of rape and atempted in a period of one month. Three cases have been registered at the District Police Office, Bajura in the Nepali month of Jyestha itself. Of them, two are accused of rape and one is accused of attempted rape.

Two killed in truck accident

December 9, 2021 13:10 pm

MARTADI, Dec 9: Two people died in a road accident at Kapri of Jagannath Rural Municipality-6 in Bajura district Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Two people were killed in an auto rickshaw accident at Thuwakandha in Bajura's Badimalika Municipality-8. According to the District Police Office, Bajura, two of the four injured in the accident died on the spot.

Two men found dead in Bajura

November 11, 2021 16:35 pm

BAJURA, Nov 11: Two men have been found dead at separate places in Bajura. The deceased have been identified as Jeevan Chadara, 18, of Jagannath Municipality-6 and Kehere Katuwal, 62, of Banegaon Koldanda of Budhiganga Municipality-4.

MARTADI, August 16: A dry landslide has continued for days at Swamikartik Rural Municipality-1 in the east northern belt in Bajura district, putting over 150 houses at risk of being washed away. The landslip at the lower part of Runi village and near Chhuddari village has caused risks of the Karnali river being blocked, said local residents.

BAJURA, June 28: The incessant rainfall since the second week of this month has thrown life out of gear in the district. Scores of settlements are at risk due to floods and landslides triggered by the monsoon rain.

BAJURA, June 28: The Muktikot village of Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality-1 in Bajura is going through a food shortage. The prolonged drought and COVID-19 crisis led to the emergence of a food crisis in the village.

BAJURA, June 20: A pedestrian died after being struck by a falling rock here today. The deceased has been identified as Nepal Army personnel Dil Bahadur Bhandari, 38, of Rugin, Himali Rural Municipality-4, the District Police Office, Bajura, confirmed.

BAJURA, June 18: More than 100 villages in the district are in high risk of flood and landslide due to the incessant rains over the last few days.

BAJURA, Feb 5: The district has witnessed snowfall since last night. With heavy rainfall, chilling cold has badly affected normal life of people across the district.

BAJURA, Jan 10: The electricity supply has been disrupted in various places of Bajura for four months after the canal to supply water to the Baddigad micro hydropower was damaged at Kolti.

Early pregnancy, unsafe delivery, sex-selective abortion and the lack of health facilities pose a great risk to Bajura’s women.

BAJURA, July 20: Most of the settlements in Bajura district are at high risk of landslides and flooding due to heavy rainfall. Many roads and trails have been washed away at multiple places. Movement of vehicles and people have been disrupted.

BAJURA, July 6: Normal life in Bajura district has been affected due to the incessant rainfall since some days. The risk of landslides has greatly increased in settlements located on steep hillsides and the transport service has been knocked off  due to the obstruction of roads.

One dies in quarantine

June 6, 2020 13:09 pm

BAJURA, June 6: A person has died in a quarantine facility set up at Khaptad Chededaha Rural municipality-7.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Tara Air is ferrying essential food supplies to Simikot, Humla at the request Nepal Food Corporation.

BAJURA, March 23: Bajura district has spent the least amount of budget allocated by the provincial government compared to other districts in the Sudurpashchim province.  According to province officials, the district has managed to spend only 23% of the allocated recurrent expenditure and 6% of the allocated capital expenditure.

Mild tremor hits Bajura Wednesday night

February 20, 2020 11:03 am

BAJURA, Feb 20: An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale struck Bajura on Wednesday night.

BAJURA, Feb 14: The fever outbreak seen at a widespread range in Bajura's Himali and Swamikattik Khapar rural municipality is confirmed to be Influenza 'A'.

BAJURA, Feb 8: Suspected viral fever has claimed two lives and infected dozens of people in Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality of Bajura district, according to Janak Bahadur Rokaya, chairperson of ward number 1 of the rural municipality. Health experts have however hesitated to term it as viral fever unless medically proven.

Earthquake rattles Bajura

January 28, 2020 13:12 pm

MARTADI, Jan 28: An earthquake was felt in Bajura today morning. The Seismological Centre Kathmandu stated that the tremor that occurred at 7.59am measured 4.2 in the Richter scale.

Humla connected by road network

January 19, 2020 11:51 am

BAJURA, Jan 19: In one month's time Humla will finally be connected to the national road network. The installation of a bailey bridge over the Kawadi river in between Bajura and Humla will connect Humla by a motorable road.

BAJURA, Jan 14: The District Court has sent 14 cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Nepal Communist Party to jail. A single bench of Bajura district court judge Madhav Prasad Ghimire made the decision to sentence the cadres to jail.