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Dalits await houses under People's Housing Programme in Baglung

Baglung, Oct. 12 -- The family of Jayaram Darji has long been waiting for a new home to be built under the government's People's Housing Programme. The impoverished Dalit family of Rismi village in G... Read More


Dalits await houses under the People's Housing Programme in Baglung

Baglung, Oct. 12 -- The family of Jayaram Darji has long been waiting for a new home to be built under the government's People's Housing Programme. The impoverished Dalit family of Rismi village in G... Read More


Galkot Municipality leaves pride project incomplete

Baglung, Oct. 11 -- Galkot Municipality of Baglung had enlisted Malma-Righa link road as its pride project in its annual budget last fiscal year. The provincial government and the municipality had all... Read More


Delay in the distribution of smart driving licence affects service seekers

Baglung, Sept. 21 -- Mohanhari Koirala of Chitwan passed his driving test around a year and a half ago. Since then, he has been frequenting the Transport Management Office in Baglung to receive a smar... Read More


Public vehicles on the Mid-hill Highway charging exorbitant fares

Baglung, Sept. 18 -- Passengers travelling between Kharbang in Badigad and Baglung Bazaar, the district headquarters, along the Mid-hill Highway are forced to pay anywhere between Rs600 and Rs700 one ... Read More


Illegal extraction of sand goes unchecked in Kali Gandaki River

Baglung, Sept. 16 -- Sand and construction aggregates are being illegally extracted from the Kali Gandaki riverbanks in Baglung district. Although it is illegal to extract riverbed materials from mid... Read More


A remote municipality in Baglung hit hardest by employee shortage

Baglung, Sept. 8 -- Development activities and even day-to-day administrative works have been greatly affected in a remote local unit of Baglung district owing to a shortage of employees. Nisikhola R... Read More


Dhaka business flounders for lack of new designs

Baglung, Sept. 3 -- Twelve years ago, Chija BK of Damja went into business weaving Dhaka cloth after receiving three months' training and earned a sizeable income. All was well until Dhaka fabrics in... Read More


Most rural roads in Baglung are swept away by landslides during monsoon

Baglung, Aug. 30 -- Last year, Badigad Rural Municipality enlisted Gwalichaur-Jaljala-Ranasinkiteni road as a pride project of the municipality. In the fiscal year 2018/19, the rural municipality had ... Read More


Locals lament the 'emptiness' of the historical village of Gairagaun

Baglung, Aug. 20 -- The historic village of Gairagaun is a 30-minute jeep ride from the district headquarters of Baglung. The village, predominantly a Dalit settlement, carries an illustrious history.... Read More