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.

BAJURA, Jan 2: The vaccines that should have been made available to children of Kolti by December has not been delivered by the government yet. More than a hundred children in the region have been deprived of this health service.

BAJURA, Nov 17: Bajura, a remote district in the far western hills of the country, has fared well in terms of safe abortion. As per the government record, as many as 865 women received safe abortion service through government-run health centers in the district. Of the total 28 health centers in the district, 15 health centers have been providing abortion service to women.

BAJURA, Nov 12: Rejina Nepali, who gave birth to a healthy baby at the Chhatara Health Post in Bajura district on November 2, died six hours after the delivery at the health post. That was the fourth child of the deceased, a local of Bishan Bazar, Chhatara. Her family members have blamed her death on the 'health post's negligence'.

16 cadres of Biplab-led outfit arrested

November 9, 2019 14:36 pm

BAJURA, Police have arrested 16 leaders and cadres of outlawed Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab’-led Nepal Communist Party from Majhpali of Gaumul rural municipality-3.

BAJURA, Oct 3: A five-year-old minor has died and two others have sustained injuries due to hornet sting in Bajura.

BAJURA, Sept 26: Apple farmers of the district are happy this year as they don’t have to worry about the market. Their produce is sold from the farm itself, and they are relieved from incurring losses due to the rotting of apples when they had to wait to find buyers and transport the produce until last year.

BAJURA, Aug 2: Two persons belonging to the same family were killed and five others sustained injuries due to landslides at Gaumul rural municipality in Bajura on Thursday night.

734 freed haliya rehabilitated

July 27, 2019 08:46 am

MARTADI, July 27: A total of 734 former Haliya families have been rehabilitated through the Freed Haliya Rehabilitation Program in Bajura.

BAJURA, July 21: Landslides in Paima of Bajura district has threatened to block the Budhiganga River, triggering panic among the locals of a possible outburst of the collected water.

BAJURA, July 19: Two persons were killed and 11 others sustained injuries in a jeep accident that took place at Jrapali area of Bajura district adjoining Kalikot district.

BAJURA, June 30: Paddy plantation has been completed by only 30 per cent due to lack of rain in Bajura. By Asar 15, i.e. today, majority of the plantation should have been completed.

BAJURA, June 29: A student of Panilekh, Badimalika Municipality-1, has committed suicide following the poor result in SEE.

BAJURA, June 27: Albeit short-term, Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP) is proving effective in Bajura district. Small projects, which had remained incomplete for long due to lack of resources, are now being implemented under the program.

BAJURA, June 10: The district headquarters of Bajura district in State 7 has been facing a water crisis of drinking water for two weeks, but the authorities concerned are least bothered.

'Others' still undefined

June 8, 2019 18:00 pm

Esan Regmi was born in the far- western village of Bajura. He was born different. Only in his teens, his body showed masculine features. “I was born with a vagina and was raised as a girl child.

BAJURA, May 12: The District Police Office, Bajura has confiscated and destroyed 14 thousand 660 litres of illegal home-brewed liquor in seven months in the district.

BAJURA, May 10: The District Police Office, Bajura has cleaned up a huge cache of marijuana farming in the district.

BAJURA, May 7: Following the mobilization of enough health workers, a viral fever outbreak which created panic in three villages of Himali Rural Municipality of Bajura district over the last couple of weeks, is slowly coming under control.

BAJURA, May 5: One person has died and several others affected by viral fever in Bajura district. The disease is spreading in Kyudi and Padi of Himali Rural Municipality-5 of Bajura district since a week.

BAJURA, May 4: Over 90 people have been so far treated for viral fever at Rugin of Himali rural municipality-5 in Bajura district.

BAJURA, April 30: Ten people including the district in-charge of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) for Bajura, Bhupendra BK, have been arrested by police.

BAJURA, March 29: Food crisis has deepened in Bajura district owing to contractor's sheer ignorance in the supply of rice.

BAJURA, Feb 17: Badimalika Municipality in Bajura has gone fully digital after all its ward offices were connected to the internet recently.  According to the municipality’s Mayor Padam Baduwal, the initiation was taken in a bid to make all its village and town offices technology friendly. “We are really glad that we did it. Now our municipality has gone fully digital which is essential for development in the present world,” he said.

BAJURA, Feb 9: One hundred sixty million rupees has been distributed to the erstwhile farm bonded laborers in Bajura district.