MYAGDI, Oct 5: The red panda, a rare and globally admired wild animal, has recently been spotted in the forested Himalayan region of West Myagdi. The discovery was captured in video by a young adventurer, Subas Thapa, while he was exploring the Jaljala forest in Dhawalagiri Rural Municipality-2, Lulang, Myagdi.
Myagdi, a district nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Nepal, is currently facing a crisis that threatens not only its rich agricultural heritage but also poses a significant risk to the country's overall food security.
GALESHWOR, April 20: A King Cobra has been found in a house at Ghatan, Beni Municipality-9 in Myagdi district. The rare cobra was sighted on the porch at the house of Tek Bahadur Khadka on Wednesday evening.
GALESHWOR, April 14: Around 150 people of 32 households live in Torakhet village, which is highly vulnerable to landslides. It has been 20 years since the village in Beni municipality-3 of Myagdi was hit by a landslide. Even though more than 60 people migrated from the village during this period, 73-year-old Bhakta Bahadur Sapkota refused to leave the village and migrate to another place.
MYAGDI, Feb 5: Construction of 19 mega projects being operated in Myagdi district has been in limbo. Locals have been bearing the brunt of dillydally in the construction of projects related to roads, drinking water, transmission lines and hospital building.
GALESHWOR, Nov 14: Women have got the leadership in managing eight polling centers in Myagdi district. Female returning officers have been assigned to take care of eight polling centers out of the total 120, said the office of the chief returning officer.
MYAGDI, July 26: A patient with symptoms similar to the Nairobi fly infection has been found in Beni, the headquarters of Myagdi. Patients with skin problems showing symptoms similar to the Nairobi fly infection have started coming to health institutions.
GALESHWOR, July 13: The Beni-Simkhand road in Myagdi district has been blacktopped after 16 years of construction. Blacktopping the road has benefited locals in various ways. With this, the two-hour long travel on foot has now been reduced to only 25 minutes, said Bhuvan Buda, a local resident of Malika-5.
MYAGDI, June 28: As a protest against the sheer recklessness of road maintenance by the government authorities concerned, locals in Nayabazar of Mangala Rural Municipality-2 in the district have planted rice on a muddy road.
GALESHWOR, June 25: Human settlements in a rural municipality of Myagdi district are at risk due to a huge number of landslides. There are 216 landslides in eight wards of Raghu Ganga Rural Municipality of Myagdi and the settlements in those wards are at risk due to those landslides.
MYAGDI, April 26: Expressing dissatisfaction with the party's candidate selection process, the chairman of the CPN-UML Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality Committee of Myagdi has changed party before the nomination. Hom Bahadur Thapa has become a candidate from RPP as he did not get a ticket for the post of Rural Municipality chairperson/ deputy chairperson from the UML.
MYAGDI, March 17: Two girls have gone missing from Benibazar, the district headquarters of Myagdi since Wednesday evening. According to the family, Priyanka Kumari Shah, 15. and Susma Kumari Shah, 13, of Indian origin, who were living with their family in Kalipul Bus Park, have gone missing.
MYAGDI, Feb 7: The excavation work of the tunnel of Darwang Myagdi Khola Hydropower Project, which is under-construction in Darbang, Malika Rural Municipality-6 of western Myagdi, has started. The excavation work of Audit No. 1 tunnel has been started for building the 25 MW project. According to the project, the excavation of the auxiliary tunnel to the main tunnel has been started using explosives under the supervision and management of the Nepali Army.
MYAGDI, Nov 27: Construction of the Darbang-Myagdikhola Hydropower Project has started in Malika rural municipality. The Dhaulagiri Kalika Hydro Limited has started construction of the 25 MW capacity project with investment from non-resident Nepalis.
MYAGDI, Nov 9: The rebuilding of the Lo Gekar monastery located at Lo-ghekar Damodarkunda Rural Municipality in Mustang has begun. The Kathmandu-based US Embassy has assisted the monastery reconstruction project. The US Embassy has said it would be spending US dollars 285,000 for the project.
KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Darkhola Hydropower Project II located in Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-2 in Myagdi district has been swept away by the flood. The canal and the powerhouse of the hydropower project, which is capable of producing 42 KW, has been swept away due to the flood that occurred on Sunday night.