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, 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.
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.
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.
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'.
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, 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, 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, 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 6: After studying the prospects of poultry farming and animal husbandry, the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Center, Bajura has made a decision to develop Bajura and Achham as the pocket areas.
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.
BAJURA, Jan 19: Jaya Lal Rokaya, a shaman of Agaupani, spent half of his life believing in various kinds of superstitions associated with Chhaupadi. He was one of those people who would not even look at a woman during five days of her periods.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: A week after the deaths of a mother and her two sons in a 'chaugoth' (menstruation shed) in Bajura district, a parliamentary committee has decided to pay a field visit to inquire about the incident.