Nepali man stranded in Malaysian hospital

November 14, 2023 09:10 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: A man from Myagdi who had reached Malaysia for employment has been stranded in a hospital after suddenly falling ill.

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.

MYAGDI, Sept 3: Myagdi, a district rich in genetic resources and biological diversity, has reported the potential disappearance of 97 varieties of indigenous crops from its rural areas.

MYAGDI, Aug 24: At least 370 households in Dhawalagiri rural municipality-2 have been affected by a power outage for the past month and a half.

MYAGDI, Aug 13: Residents of Annapurna rural municipality-6 in Myagdi have donated land worth around Rs 3.5 million to build a local police station.

MYAGDI, July 15: Nine suspension bridges have been constructed in the district of Myagdi in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Ekjit Roka, the ward chairman of Mangala Rural Municipality-1, Kuhun, Myagdi, has passed the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) 21 years after withdrawing from school.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Ekjit Roka, the ward chairman of Mangala Rural Municipality-1, Kuhun, Myagdi, has passed the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) 21 years after withdrawing from school.

MYAGDI, May 22: A new source of hot water has been found at Annapurna Rural Municipality in Myagdi district.

GALESHWOR, May 6: Biodiversity of Baraha lake located at the top of Malika Rural Municipality-1, Niskot in Myagdi is being ruined.

MYAGDI, April 26: Two motorable bridges have been constructed over the Myagdi River, connecting Baranja and Arman of Mangala Rural Municipality to the road network.

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.

MYAGDI, April 19: The Beni-Jomsom road that links the trans-Himalayan district of Mustang with the national highway in Myagdi has been closed for six hours a day since Monday.

GALESWOR, April 17: Fire that broke out in different areas of Myagdi district since April 14 has ravaged 70 hectares of forest area.

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, March 16: The Beni-Jomsom road that connects Mustang to the national highway is to remain closed for six hours a day beginning Friday.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: At least one person was killed and seven others injured in a jeep accident that took place this afternoon in Mangala Rural Municipality-2 Kafalgaur of Myagdi.

Beni Mini Stadium' getting final shape

December 5, 2022 12:12 pm

MYAGDI, Dec 5: Myagdi's 'Beni Mini Stadium' has come to the final shape after two years of its construction.

MYAGDI, Nov 19: Clashes, arson and beatings have taken place in Myagdi after the "silence period" of the House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections began on Friday.

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, Oct 31: It has been found that CPN-UML cadres distributed rice to voters with plans to influence them.

MYAGDI, Oct 12: At least nine guides and porters were caught in an avalanche and were later rescued from the Base Camp of Mt Dhaulagiri in Myagdi district.

MYAGDI, August 29: Beni Municipality in Myagdi has brought into use the online-based revenue information system.

MYAGDI, August 8: At least seven hydropower projects in Myagdi district have been affected by landslides.

MYAGDI, August 3: People's mobility has been obstructed after a flood at Malika Rural Municipality-7, Marangkhola in Myagdi on Monday swept away a wooden bridge.

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.

Beni-Jomsom road obstructed

July 2, 2022 13:30 pm

MYAGDI, July 2: Beni-Jomson road that connects Mustang to the national highway via northern part of Myagdi has been obstructed since early morning today.

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, May 12: Locals of Simkos and Bagargaun of Dhawalagiri Rural Municipality in Myagdi district are forced to walk on foot for three days to exercise their voting rights.

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, April 16: Beni-Maldhunga road would remain closed for five hours daily from today.

PARBAT, April 6: The Maldhunga-Beni road section that connects Mustang and Myagdi districts with the national highway will be closed for five hours a day from April 16 to May 8.

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, March 11: People's representatives of Myagdi have expressed concern over unseasonal rainfall and sudden rise in hot and cold waves.

MYAGDI, March 2: The National Planning Commission (NPC) has directed the authorities concerned to undertake a feasibility study on tunnel construction in the Myagdi section of the Beni-Jomsom road.

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, Jan 31: The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with ventilators that was established at Beni Hospital in Myagdi has been lying dysfunctional due to the lack of competent human resources.

MYAGDI, Jan 29: Construction of Thulo Khola hydropower project has begun at Raghunga rural municipality in Myagdi district.

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.

GALESHWOR, Nov 2: Nine hikers including three Spanish nationals who were stranded after missing the route to Mustang from Hidden Valley of Myagdi were rescued by the police.

MYAGDI, Oct 6: Beni Hospital has halted all services except the emergency ones as its health workers and staff are up in arms over the non-payment issue for the past three months.

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.