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.

GALESHWOR, August 23: Bagarphant village at Beni Municipality-2 in Myagdi district is grappling without drinking water for the past two months after landslides damaged water sources and pipelines.

MYAGDI, July 8: Construction of a suspension bridge over the Ghopte rivulet in Raghuganga rural municipality-6, Pakhapani of Myagdi district has shortened a walking distance of an hour to 20 minutes.

MYAGDI, June 10: The District Police Office, Myagdi has seized three tractors and an excavator involved in excavating riverine substances.

MYAGDI, May 7: Myagdi district is self-sufficient in oxygen, a necessity for treating patients suffering from coronavirus and pulmonary complications.

MYAGDI, May 4: The district administration of Myagdi has decided to enforce a prohibitory order in Beni Municipality effective from Wednesday for 10 days in a bid to break the chain of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection.

MYAGDI, March 25: Returnees from neighboring and other third countries will be mandatorily kept in quarantine and isolation in Myagdi for 10 days.

MYAGDI, March 10: Copper mines detected in different areas of Myagdi district have been lying unused for years. Some 17 big copper mines of Dhawalagiri, Malika and Raghuganga Rural Municipality and Beni Municipality in the district have not been mined yet due to legal hassles and lack of modern equipment.

MYAGDI, Feb 4: The construction of the 220-KV Dana-Khurkot transmission line and substation under the Kaligandaki corridor transmission line project has been completed. The two structures are ready for use after the installation of equipment and successful test of the transmission line.

MYAGDI, Dec 29: Hoteliers of Myagdi have demanded opening of tourist areas in Mustang district. COVID-19 pandemic and its risk of spreading led to the closure of all religious and tourist areas in Mustang since March. They have maintained that the areas have been closed despite the fact that they are resuming their business activities by following all safety measures.

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MYAGDI, Aug 7: As many as 38 people died due to natural disasters like landslides, floods, thunder strikes, electric shocks and fire in Myagdi district in a year.

MYAGDI, July 23: The western belt of Myagdi district has witnessed power supply disruption for the last 15 days after the flood and landslides washed away the electricity transformer, transmission lines and dozens of electric poles.

MYAGDI, July 10: At least 11 people are missing in flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall at Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-6 in Myagdi district on Friday morning.

Myagdi landslide kills two

June 10, 2020 10:00 am

MYAGDI, June 10: Two persons died after being buried in a landslide triggered by a flash flood at Raghuganga Rural Municipality-6, Kotgaun, here in the district on Tuesday night.

BENI, March 31: The ongoing lockdown has delivered a severe blow to dairy farmers in Myagdi who rely on selling milk.

MYAGDI, Feb 25: Seven hundred and forty-three households have been benefitted from a suspension bridge constructed at Newkhola of Mangala rural municipality-4 in Myagdi district.

MYAGDI, Feb 12: The construction of cemented bridges over the rivulets in the western belt of Myagdi has taken pace.

MYAGDI, Feb 12: Ananda Rijal of Toripani in Beni Municipality-9 of Myagdi district has been earning Rs 2 million annually after he ventured into commercial goat farming.

MYAGDI, Dec 23: Annapurna Rural Municipality of Myagdi is taking initiatives for promoting of a trekking trail to the northern base camp of Mount Annapurna (8,091 meters).

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November 1, 2019 17:12 pm

MYAGDI, Nov 1: Two people died in a jeep accident in Malika Rural municipality-1, Rum on Friday afternoon.

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MYAGDI, Sept 30: Poon Hill is famous for its dense rhododendron forests. This forest is one of the major tourist attractions. Along with Poon Hill, there are areas in Myagdi where the national flower blooms. However, this forest is facing threats from its admirers themselves.

Beni-Jomsom road closed for four days

September 11, 2019 14:04 pm

GALESHWAR, Sept 11: Vehicular movement along the Beni-Jomsom road section has come to a standstill for the past four days.

MYAGDI, Aug 31: The testing of structure and equipment of Ghalemdi River Hydropower project located at Narchyang of Annapurna Rural Municipality-4 in north Myagdi has completed. After three successful testing, the project of 5 MW capacity is ready to generate electricity.

MYAGDI, August 18: Approximately Rs 1 million worth of sheep were killed after being struck by lightning at Khayar of Annapurna rural municipality-5 in Myagdi district, said the local people.

GALESHWOR, August 14: Altogether 2,150 households in Myagdi district are at high risk of landslide and flood.

POKHARA and MYAGDI, July 27: Last Wednesday, flooding in the Lachthawang and Dhurma rivers invited chaos in Gurja. Although, the rivers flowing from Gurja mountain of Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality saw unusual flooding, the disaster hardly caused any destruction in the area as the locals had made early preparations for the disaster and were expecting it.

MYAGDI, June 28: Rahughat Hydropower Project in Rahughat, Myagdi district, stalled for the past five years has resumed its construction.

MYAGDI, June  June 11: The District Army Board office has been set up in Beni, the headquarters of Myagdi district, for the convenience of the retired Indian Army servicemen from the district.

MYAGDI, June 9: The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens have started the President Women Uplift Program in 30 districts, including Myagdi, from current fiscal year 2018/29.

RPP launching national campaign

June 6, 2019 12:11 pm

POKHARA, June 6: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Kamal Thapa, has informed that his party was launching a national campaign to make the people aware and exert pressure on the government.

MYAGDI, May 30: Myagdi has given instruction to cease bridge construction works under the Beni-Jomsom-Korola road project. The Office cited the use of substandard construction materials in the construction of a cemented bridge over the Rahughat River and directed for the halt until a next notice.

MYAGDI, May 21: A family at Thadakhani of Raghuganga rural municipality-6 has financially assisted a local basic school to build infrastructure for running computer classes.

43 new TB patients in Myagdi

May 19, 2019 11:30 am

GALESHWAR, May 19: Altogether 43 new patients of Tuberculosis or TB have been detected in Myagdi this year. During the diagnosis of TB patients in all the six local levels of the district, 43 people were found carrying the disease as of mid-April.

MYAGDI, May 15: With the goal of creating a new world record, Nirmal Purja has set out on a journey to climb all 14 mountains above 8000 meters, within a time span of just seven months. According to informed sources, Purja succeeded in climbing Mt Dhaulagiri (8167 meters), the seventh highest peak, in Myagdi’s Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality-4 from the southern side without supplemental oxygen on Sunday.

MYAGDI, May 12: The construction of a 2,270 metres long tunnel of the Mistrikhola Hydroelectricity Project has been completed. The project is located at Narchyang of Annapurna rural municipality-4 in Myagdi district.

MYAGDI, March 28: Eight months ago, Puja Khatri of Myagdi district lived a sad life. Faced with grinding poverty and three younger siblings to look after, the 12-year-old thought her very existence was a curse. Her dire circumstances were forcing her to the point of quitting school.

GALESHWAR, March 17: The girl students appearing this year's Secondary Education Examinations or SEE in Myagdi will receive sanitary pads as well, while they get the question papers for the examinations. The SEE begins from coming March 24.

MYAGDI, March 9: Extraction of sands and pebbles from the Kaligandaki river is going unabated in the name of protecting Myagdi bazaar from soil erosion, but authorities concerned are least concerned.

MYAGDI, Feb 1: The rare ‘loderi’ variety of rhododendron has been found growing n the forests at Narchyang in Annapurna rural municipality-4 of northern Myagdi.

Five helipads constructed in Myagdi

December 27, 2018 14:29 pm

MYAGDI, Dec 27: A campaign to construct a helipad in every ward of Myagdi district for the immediate rescue of the ill people and those injured in accident as well as for disaster management has got momentum.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The work of building a new walking trail between Beni Bazar and Lovely Hill in Beni Municipality of Myagdi district started on Sunday.

MYAGDI, Dec 6: Chairperson of a rural municipality in Myagdi district has contributed his salary and perks for purchasing land for a community school.

MYAGDI, Nov 20: The Beni-Jomsom road stretch linking Mustang via northern belt of Myagdi district is closing eight hours a day.

MYAGDI, Nov 13: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal along with his ill wife Sita on Monday reached the Tatopani pond of Myagdi which is believed to have natural healing properties for the treatment of his wife. She has been diagnosed with health problems including high blood sugar and high blood pressure.

MYAGDI, Nov 7: Myagdi district has received over Rs 1 billion in remittances in the festive season of Dashain and Tihar, a time when Nepalis working abroad send home money.

MYAGDI, Nov 4: At the age of 77, Udikala Chhatyal of Gurja village in Myagdi district is hopeful of getting old-age allowance after acquiring her citizenship certificate in her twilight years.

POKHARA, Oct 31: A team of six foreigners and three Nepali climbers has become the first to stand on the summit of Mount Ghustung (6465m) in Myagdi district.