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.

Bajura under snow grip again

February 7, 2019 10:43 am

BAJURA, Feb 7: Snowfall has again gripped Bajura since Wednesday evening. Normal life here has become tougher again with abrupt fall on temperature caused by rain and snow.

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 and Humla covered in snow

January 22, 2019 09:30 am

BAJURA: Jan 22: Bajura has seen heavy snowfall for the third time since the third week of December. Normal life has been adversely affected due to recurring and abrupt snowfall.

BAJURA, Jan 20: Works have begun to collect data of chhaugoths (menstrual huts) at 69 wards of nine local levels in the district. The data collection is being carried out by police persons.

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.

Jan 16: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

January 16, 2019 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

BAJURA, Dec 9: Two years ago, Shristi Sharma, 21, conceived while she was not married yet. She got extremely worried not knowing what to do. Her boyfriend, with whom she tied the nuptial knot last year, also could not think of any idea either. However, the couple finally decided to get an abortion.

Bus helper found dead

November 9, 2018 19:08 pm

DHANGADHI, Nov 9: A man was found dead in a suspicious circumstance at a bus stand in Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City-4 on Friday.

DOTI, Oct 22: The whereabouts of local journalist Tej Bahadur Khadka ‘Teju’ are still not known almost two months since he went missing from a religious fair at Budhinanda of Bajura district.

Oct 7: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 7, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

BAJURA, Oct 7: An unidentified group has attacked Chief Administrative Officer of Badimalika Municipality on Saturday night. Trilok Chandra was attacked on Saturday night at 10 pm.

Landslide sweeps houses in Bajura

August 18, 2018 13:17 pm

BAJURA, Aug 18: Landslide swept five houses at Budiganga-1 municipality on Friday night and killed one while injuring another. Kala Pari, 45 was buried in her home while her husband, Nande Pari is severely injured. The landslide damaged goods and killed cattle.

BAJURA, July 28: The locals of the district are in danger of landslide because of the torrential rain for continuous three days. Road sections have been damaged for which there is no vehicular movement. Dozens of villages are under the risk of a landslide as the land structure itself is of slanted type.

Tremor rocks Bajura

July 13, 2018 11:09 am

Bajura, July 13: An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale has been felt in Bajura today.

BAJURA, May 13: It has been already over one decade since the Maoist armed conflict in the country formally ended with the signing of historic Comprehensive Peace Accord.

BAJURA Mar 9: A socket bomb has been defused by a Nepal Army bomb disposal team which had been planted near the District Police office, Bajura.

The Tremors in Bajura

January 14, 2018 07:38 am

Millions of threads of light beamed through the corners of the hills making a blanket of soft brightness above it. Slowly the blanket was slipping down as the sun sank further down the hills.

Baldev Regmi wins in Bajura

December 8, 2017 12:29 pm

BAJURA, Dec 8: Baldev Regmi, Candidate from CPN-UML has won in province 'A' in the district. He has secured 9840 votes.

Election Officer missing in Bajura

November 28, 2017 12:38 pm

BAJURA, Nov 29: An Election Officer of Bangpani Polling Center of Malika Secondary School at Pandavgufa Rural Municipality in Bajura district has gone missing from Monday evening.

BAJURA, Nov 24: Six cadres of Nepali Congress were injured and three others have gone out of contact in an attack in Budhiganga Municipality-1 on Wednesday evening.

Ward chief attacked in Bajura

November 20, 2017 08:09 am

BAJURA, Nov 20: Dammar Mahat, the chief of Badimalika Municipality-2, was attacked by an unidentified group on Saturday while returning home from the District Health Office, Bajura.

BAJURA, Nov 13: The District Security Committee (DSC), Bajura, has listed 31 of the 70 polling stations in the district as highly sensitive. The committee headed by the chief district officer (CDO) has categorized 31 polling stations as sensitive in terms of security in view of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections scheduled for November 26.

BAJURA, Oct 14: Two youths were killed and another one was injured from a knife attack at Triveni Municiplaity-8 in the district on Saturday.

Fire guts six houses in Bajura

October 10, 2017 13:54 pm

BAJURA, Oct 10: Six houses were completely destroyed rendering as many as six families homeless after a Dali settlement caught fire in Samikartik Rural Municipality-2 on Monday night.

BAJURA, June 28: Tension  has flared at Matawada in Budhiganga Municipality-8 after CPN-UML cadres clashed with Nepali Congress cadres on Wednesday.