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.

KATHMANDU, FEB 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today reached Baglung district to worship at the Baglung Kalika Bhagawati temple located in Baglung bazar.

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.

BAGLUNG, Dec 16: Baglung district has witnessed a growth of 20 percent in orange production compared to last year.

DHORPATAN, Dec 13: The Kheu Baraha Lake at Tarakhola Rural Municipality-3 in Baglung district has been overshadowed in lack of publicity.

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.

GALKOT, August 4: Tarakhola Rural Municipality in Baglung is providing monthly allowance to the families of martyrs, disappeared persons and injured.

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.

Dengue detected in Baglung

July 12, 2022 08:45 am

GALKOT, July 12: With the rising temperature, Baglung district has recorded dengue of late. The disease transmitted by the mosquito bite was found among two persons.

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.

GALKOT, June 21: The Baglung section of the Kaligandaki Corridor Road, which is regarded as a project of national pride, has been blocked.

Man electrocuted while fishing

June 15, 2022 16:28 pm

BAGLUNG, June 15: A man has died in Baglung after being electrocuted while fishing.

Husband kills wife with sickle

February 12, 2022 14:45 pm

PARBAT, Feb 12: Raju Pariyar, 43, of Baglung Municipality-6, who is currently residing at Damdarekhola in Kushma Bazar has killed his wife Sita Pariyar, 41 on Friday morning.

GALESHWOR, Feb 7: Electricity and communication services that were disrupted in Gurja village of Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality in Myagdi  district due to snowfall on Thursday and Friday have resumed.

BALEWA, Dec 30: The border dispute between Baglung and East Rukum has not been resolved till date and help from the provincial governments has been sought to deal with the issue.

Two killed in tractor accident

November 30, 2021 10:45 am

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 19: A minor was killed and five others were seriously injured when a pickup van (Ga 2 Cha 5980) crashed at Burtibang in Baglung district on Friday.

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.

President Bhandari to visit Dhorpatan

October 29, 2021 11:40 am

BAGLUNG, Oct 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is visiting Dhorpatan of Baglung district on Saturday.

BALEWA, Oct 24: A child has gone missing when he accidentally fell into the swollen Bhujikhola in Bobang of Dhorpatan Municipality-7 in Baglung district.

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.

BAGLUNG, August 2:The night bus (Ba 5 Kha 1553) was travelling from Kathmandu to Burtibang before the accident that was caused due to brake failure.

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.

ROLPA, July 20: Four people from the same village died after consuming hooch, according to the police. They had gone to Baglung to work from Rolpa.

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.

BAGLUNG, June 19: The water supply system in Baglung bazaar remains disrupted for the past five days, leading to an acute shortage of water there.

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.

BAGLUNG, April 15: Several incidents of wildfire have taken place in the district with the onset of summer, causing losses worth hundreds of thousands of rupees.

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.

Baglung drawing domestic tourists

November 7, 2020 21:20 pm

BAGLUNG, Nov 7: With the onset of winter, the district is attracting people loving natural beauty. Mountain ranges and beautiful human settlements are common scenes that attract tourists here.

BAGLUNG, Nov 3: The District Administration Office of Baglung has banned Deusi and Bhailo celebration during the upcoming Tihar festival in the district.

BAGLUNG, Sept 8: The number of people killed  after being swept away by the massive floods in the Bhuji River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district has reached 17.

BAGLUNG, Sept 5: A flood in the Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night not only caused loss of life but also damaged many physical structures in the area. The flash flood was triggered by heavy rain.

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The identity of seven of the 14 bodies recovered following the flooding caused by the swollen Bhujikhola River of Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district have been established. Twenty four people are still unaccounted for in the disaster.

Loss of properties is yet to be calculated as security personnel launch search operation to find missing persons

POKHARA, Sept 3: The number of people killed after being swept by a massive flood in the Bhuji River in Baglung’s Dhorpatan Municipality has climbed to 12.

BAGLUNG, Sept 3: The dead bodies of 10 people who had gone missing in floods at Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district on Wednesday night have been recovered.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Four more dead bodies were retrieved from landslide in Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district, taking the death toll to eight.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Four dead bodies have been retrieved from the landslide debris and 12 others are still missing in a massive landslide that occurred in Bhobang of Dhorpatan Municipality-9 in Baglung district.

BAGLUNG, May 27: Six more persons have been tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Baglung district.

POKHARA/ BAGLUNG, April 26: When Anshu Sapkota, 19, and Man Kumari Poudel, 65, first learnt that they had tested positive for novel coronavirus disease, they were hugely shocked. It was usual for both of them to have such feelings as tens of thousands of people have already lost their lives to this disease worldwide.

BAGLUNG, April 25: Coronavirus infected 19-year-old girl from Baglung was discharged after her swab samples tested negative for the deadly disease in the fifth and sixth tests. Earlier, four tests to COVID-19 were reported positive.

BAGLUNG, April 18: A 65-year-old woman from Baglung who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 discharged from the hospital following recovery on Saturday evening.

BAGLUNG, April 9: In line with the federal government decision for rapid test of coronavirus, a medical team has arrived in the district with rapid test kits to test the suspected patients of COVID-19.

BAGLUNG, April 8: The federal government's decision to go for a rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) test in Baglung is yet to be implemented because a technical team said to be sent by the federal government for it did not arrive here till Tuesday evening.