BAGLUNG, Dec 27: President Ram Chandra Paudel today visited the Shaligram Museum at Kundule of Baglung Municipality-4. The President who arrived here this morning to attend the Seventh Baglung Festival took the opportunity to observe the museum.
GALKOT (BAGLUNG), Nov 6: Ten local levels in Baglung have decided to make a collective financial contribution of Rs three million to the support for the earthquake survivors in Jajarkot and Rukum West.
GALKOT, Oct 6: The dengue infection has shot up in Baglung district lately. According to the latest data, dengue has been confirmed in 130 people in the district. More than 90 people have been confirmed dengue-infected in the last one month alone.
GALKOT (BAGLUNG), Sept 24: Jumbahadur Budhathoki Magar, 73, from Nisikhola Rural Municipality-5 of Baglung district has an apple orchard with 200 trees of both local and Italian species. He had sold 15 quintals of apples last year, but the production slumped this time.
GALKOT (Baglung), Sept 19: Three roads in Baglung Municipality are to be asphalted with the grant assistance of the World Bank. The World Bank and the Municipality had signed a MoU for this project in 2020.
DHORPATAN, August 29: The homestays nestled in the rural expanse of Baglung district are experiencing a lull in tourist activity, with no visitors gracing the area since the onset of the monsoon season.
DHORPATAN, Aug 10: Police recovered six home-made guns in Baglung. A squad from the Hatiya Police Post seized five home-made guns while another team from the Narethanti Police Post recovered one on Wednesday.
BAGLUNG, August 4: The Saljhandi-Dhorpatan road section in Baglung district has been disrupted due to a landslide triggered by torrential rain in the area since Thursday afternoon. A heavy landslide that occurred in the Dogadi area of Dhorpatan Municipality-5 in the district disrupted the vehicular movement there, deputy mayor of Dhorpatan Municipality, Dhan Bahadur Kayat, said.
BAGLUNG, July 15: A dead body of a man has been found in Baglung. The body of Jhaliram Pun Magar, 40 of Tarakhola Rural Municipality-5 Sano Hille was found at Kharbari in Bhainse, Galkot Municipality-5, according to the area police office Galkot.
GANDAKI, May 16: The construction of high altitude sports training centers in Mustang and Baglung districts remains stalled for years since the decision was made. The two big sports infrastructure projects were put forward by the federal and provincial governments.
BALEWA, April 22: With the onset of dry season, wildfires have been rampant in Baglung district. Bushfires have engulfed five national and 17 community forests destroying around 450 hectares of forest area and they continue, according to the division forest office, Baglung.
BAGLUNG, Dec 20: Surya Bahadur Gharti, chairman of Nisikhola Rural Municipality of Baglung, has been found guilty in a drug-related case. Gharti, who was arrested with 80 kilos of cannabis-like powder on April 24, 2020, when he was the ward chairman of Nisikhola-6, has been found guilty.
BALEWA, Dec 11: A Cooperatives at Kushmishera of Jaimini Municipality-1 in Baglung district has spearheaded a campaign to protect the seedlings of quinoa and promote its commercial farming in the district.
KATHMANDU, August 3: After the onset of the rainy season, the homestays of Baglung have not been witnessing any guests. In the months of June and July, the arrival of tourists in Baglung decreased sharply, while the owners and the staff of the homestays, too, are also busy with farming.
BALEWA, July 6: Coliform bacteria has been found at most drinking water sources in the district. In the course of conducting tests on samples taken from 84 drinking water sources by the Health Office, Baglung, in the current fiscal year, coliform was found in most of the sources.
GALKOT, June 23: As the rainy season arrives, locals from Huldi start getting worried. Huldi village is located in a landslide-prone area. Huldi village in Nisikhola Rural Municipality -1 of Baglung district has been facing landslides for years. In Huldi village, where small landslides have been occurring for many years, the landslide in 2016 cracked houses in many places.
BALEWA, Nov 30: Two people died in a tractor accident at Balewa in Baglung district. The tractor (Dha 1 Cha 360) heading for Kushmishera from Kaiya of Narayansthan in Baglung Municipality-14 met with the accident at the Balewa-Kushmishera section of the Kaligandaki Corridor. The identity of the deceased has not been disclosed.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The Kayat community of Baglung, which has no identity, has announced that it will not participate in the census. The Kayat community has decided not to be included in the census 2021 saying that the state has ignored them without giving them their identity. They have complained that the community has been deprived of all services due to lack of identity.
BAGLUNG, August 26: COVID-19 tests are being carried out using Antigen Kits on random people walking in the streets of Baglung as prohibitory orders continue to be in place in the district. The tests are being carried out in every main street of Baglung starting Monday. All 93 people tested at the Loktantrik Chowk on Wednesday tested negative for COVID-19, according to Ram Prasad Khanal, Public Health Officer at Baglung Municipality.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The local governments of Baglung Municipality-10 and Jaimini Municipality have started to enforce strict rules in the region following an alarming rise in the number of COVID-19 infections after the prohibitory orders in the area were eased to some extent.
BAGLUNG, July 4: Just two months have passed since the blacktopping of a road at Painyupata of Baglung Municipality-13, but it has already begun wearing off. Landslides and incessant rains have further contributed to the degradation of the road.
GALKOT, May 27: Five local levels in Baglung district have started operating dedicated coronavirus treatment hospitals, equipped with doctors and oxygen facilities. All local levels have set up isolation centres equipped with oxygen to check the spread of coronavirus infection.
BAGLUNG, May 24: The two big projects that are in the final stage of the construction in Baglung district have come to a halt. Blacktopping has been put on hold in Balewa Airport and road up to Baglung Bus Park.
Baglung, May 14: As many as three members of a family have died of COVID-19 within a week from Badigad Rural Municipality-4 of Baglung district. According to the locals, the family had attended a wedding ceremony in Jaljala of Badigad-4, two weeks ago.
GALKOT, Jan 26: Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as Elephantiasis, has emerged as a health challenge again in Baglung. Just before the start of the 12th phase of the Elephantiasis prevention campaign, the disease was found in Narayanthan of Balewa and Kushisera of Jaimini village in the district.
BAGLUNG, Nov 23: Two persons died in a jeep accident at Badigad Rural municipality of Baglung district this morning. A pick-up jeep (Lu 1 Da 4370) en route to Gwalichaur met with the accident. Tek Maya Roka, aged around 22, and her one-year-old son died in the accident.