MUGU, May 9: In the absence of security personnel, the border police post in Karmarong Rural Municipality-2 of Mugu, which is adjoined to the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China, has turned into a shed for cattle since last November.

MUGU, April 28: An unidentified group on Saturday planted an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near the main gate of the District Coordination Committee (DCC) of Mugu.

MUGU, April 1: The number of tourists visiting Rara Lake in Mugu district is rising steadily. According to data of Rara National Park Office, over 15,000 have visited Rara Lake till March. Local stakeholders say the number of visitors is rising at a satisfactory rate, thanks to promotion of the area as a tourist destination.

MUGU, March 31: Dozens of houses at Riga village situated in the western part of the district are at high risk of landslides. Residents of this village, which is part of the Khatyad Rural Municipality, say that they have seen signs of impending disaster.

Expecting mother airlifted to safety

March 28, 2019 18:25 pm

RARA, March 28: A woman who had been facing problems giving birth since the past three days was airlifted from Khatyad rural municipality, in the western region of the district. Lalita Thapa,22, of Thamlekha in ward no. 8 of the rural municipality was airlifted by a Nepali Army helicopter to the regional hospital in Surkhet today.

Heavy snowfall shuts down schools in Mugu

February 28, 2019 09:11 am

MUGU, Feb 28: Most schools in Mugu remained closed on Wednesday following the sudden drop in temperature due to heavy snowfall since Tuesday.

MUGU, Feb 17: A sub-inspector of Nepal Police was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Gamgadhi, the district headquarters of Mugu, on Friday evening.

MUGU, Feb 10: Almost two years since the formation of the local governments, still a large number of local units in Mugu are operating from rented buildings.

MUGU, Feb 9: Almost two years since the formation of the local governments, still a large number of local units in Mugu are operating from rented buildings.

JUMLA, Nov 4: Until a few years ago, health facilities were the last thing Karnali region would offer. For small to big health issues, people here had to travel to the capital or other cities in the tarai region. Many would prefer going to India as well. However, things are changing now, thanks to the quality service provided by the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS).

MUGU, Oct 31: The Rara Lake is located at Chhayanath Rara municipality of Mugu in the Karnali Province. Its splendid beauty has no bounds with mind-blowing greenery in the surrounds.

MUGU, Oct 31: The Rara Lake is located at Chhayanath Rara municipality of Mugu in the Karnali Province. Its splendid beauty has no bounds with mind-blowing greenery in the surrounds.

MUGU, Oct 22: Apples worth millions of rupees have been rotten due to lack of carton boxes in the district.

MUGU, June 17: Soru Rural Municipality of Mugu district has been connected to district headquarters of Gamgadhi by road after five years.

MUGU, May 2: Around 200 burglars have illegally barged into flat terrains of Mugu village of Karmarong rural municipality to steal yarshagumba.

MUGU, March 31: Eastern side of Mugum rural municipality has been cut off from communication services since one week after technical glitches shut down the only Nepal Telecom tower at Serong village.

MUGU, Feb 5: With the coordination of various government authorities, District Health Office (DHO), Mugu has announced to extend its safe medical abortion service in the rural parts of the district. However, the negligence of women, especially in remote areas, has made it challenging for DHO to provide the service.

HUMLA, Jan 21: For the past 10 days, the Biplav led Maoist faction have seized daily food supplies and 300 mules in Humla and Mugu.  The move comes after local administration collected tax during transportation.

MUGU, Jan 4: Locals of Mugu had rejoiced after a doctor of Medicine-General Practice came to the district hospital a year ago.

Left Alliance likely to win in Mugu

December 8, 2017 15:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: With only 600 votes to be counted, the left alliance is likely to win at Mugu. So far, the alliance has received 12,460. Nepali Congress has received 9,432, Naya Shakti: 98, A total of 624 votes have been counted as termed invalid.

MUGU, Dec 3: About a dozen people have died due to viral fever outbreak in Mugu district within a week. Children and elderly alike are suffering from cough, cold, pneumonia and viral fever in the district as the temperature continues to drop in the mountainous region.

Mugu observes peaceful elections

November 27, 2017 05:15 am

MUGU, Nov 27: The first phase of the much-awaited parliamentary and provincial elections concluded in a peaceful and systematic manner in all the polling stations of Mugu on Sunday.

MUGU, Nov 26: Just a day before the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections, the District Election Office of Mugu has expressed concern that some of the ballot boxes in the polling centers of the district are still exposed to the risk of being captured.

MUGU, Nov 25: Despite claims that all election booths are safe for tomorrow’s elections, the District Election Office has suspected potentials of booths being captured.

Mugu supplies 300 tons of apples

October 16, 2017 07:39 am

MUGU, Oct 16: Recording significant growth in apple production, the remote western district of Mugu has exported 300 tons of apples outside the district so far in the current fiscal year.

NFC's 100 sacks of rice decay in Mugu

August 29, 2017 03:13 am

MUGU, August 29: Around 100 sacks of rice supplied by Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) to locals of Humal have been found to be damaged.

14-year-old girl raped in Mugu

August 24, 2017 02:13 am

MUGU, August 24: A man in Mugu has been accused of raping a fourteen-year-old girl.

MUGU, July 3: The prolonged drought in Soru rural municipality which lies in the northern part of Mugu has destroyed the crops leaving hundreds of farmers in despair.

MUGU, June 26: With the onset of monsoon, the number of patients suffering from diarrhea has increased in the district.

NC clinches Mayoral post in Mugu

May 18, 2017 15:24 pm

MUGU, May 18: Nepali Congress candidate Hari Jung Shahi has been elected to the post of Mayor of Chhayanath Rara Municipality in Mugu district with 3,560 votes.  His closest rival, Jit Bahadur Malla, of CPN (UML) received 3,441 votes.

SURKHET, May 13: Cadres Biplab-led Communist Party of Nepal(CPN) on Saturday morning have taken under control election materials including ballot boxes in Mugu district.

MUGU, May 2:  The filing of nominations for the first phase of local elections slated for May 14 was successfully concluded in Mugu on Tuesday.

MUGU, May 2: None of the political parties in Mugu district have fielded female candidates for the executive position of the local units for upcoming elections slated for May 14.

MUGU, May 1: The District Election Office (DEO), Mugu has completed all the preparations required for the local level elections slated for May 14.

Voters' list rises in Mugu

February 20, 2017 22:30 pm

MUGU, Feb 20: Four thousand new voters have been added to the voters' list in Mugu district since the Constituent Assembly election 2014. There were 23, 821 voters in 24 VDCs of the district. The number of voters has increased to 28,000, according to the district office of the Election Commission.

Fire guts two houses in Mugu

January 22, 2017 17:00 pm

MUGU, Jan 22: A fire gutted two houses at Gamgadi, the district headquarters, on Sunday afternoon.

MUGU, Jan 19: Tshering Lama, 20, of Pulu, Mugu died on Thursday at the airport of the district while waiting for the plane.

MUGU, Jan 3: Villages in the eastern part of Mugu district are considered rich in wildlife. However, of late, wildlife population, especially that of deer and tiger, is fast declining. Locals put the blame on poachers and lack of adequate security measures along the border.

MUGU, Oct 24: Two persons were killed on the spot in a road accident at Khamale VDC-5 in Mugu district today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nepal Telecom (NT) has begun providing its services in all 75 districts of the country through microwave radio link.

MUGU, July 23: An angry school principal thrashed Mugu's District Education officer, Jawaharlal Hamal, last night.

MUGU, July 18: A herdsman along with his 200 goats have gone missing in a rainfall-triggered landslide occurred in a forest at Chimath, Magri-1 in the district.

Only 4 Mugu VDCs have roads

July 13, 2016 04:00 am

MUGU, July 13: Locals of Mugu district have seen lots of road construction projects of late. Millions of budgets have been allocated for such projects since the past few years. Recently, road constructions completed in the district headquarters Gamgadhi and about half-a-dozen other Village Development Committees (VDCs) nearby.