Baglung’s Harichaur soon to be declared a ‘model village’
Thanks to a cleanliness drive and drinking water project, the village has undergone a significant change in the past year—from an excreta-infested open space to a to-be-declared ‘model village’.
Here’s why Galkot should make it to your bucket list
Once the administrative centre of Baglung, Galkot has been lying in the shadows for decades. But now the city of ancient fort is set to restore its towering glory.
14 killed in Baglung jeep accident
There were 18 people onboard the vehicle, police said.
Construction of government offices left incomplete in Baglung
Contractors are getting paid before they even start their work, and this is causing them to make off with the money and not complete the work, say legal advocates.
Communication barrier a major hurdle for the deaf
Unless the Nepali sign language becomes more widely used, deaf people in the country will keep having a difficult time pursuing their ambitions.
Local units in Baglung prioritise constructing foot trails to promote tourism
The local government aims to promote the already-existing foot trails and explore new ones keeping tourism in mind.
Mid-Hill Highway section gets bogged down in confusing rule
Since the criterion hasn't been published in the gazette, old rule determining the margins is in effect, officials say.
Division Road Office of Gandaki Province operating without a proper office building
Current employees have been compelled to carry out works from a single room.
Dalits await houses under People’s Housing Programme in Baglung
Although the plan was to construct 109 houses for Dalits in the district last year, construction has been left incomplete due to budget shortage.
Galkot Municipality leaves pride project incomplete
The Baglung municipality had enlisted the Malma-Righa link road as its pride project in its annual budget last fiscal year.
Delay in the distribution of smart driving licence affects service seekers
Applicants have been waiting for smart driving licences in Baglung for nearly two years.
Public vehicles on the Mid-hill Highway charging exorbitant fares
Passengers are forced to pay anywhere between Rs600 and Rs700 one- way tickets, far exceeding the fare ceiling fixed by the Department of Transport for highway buses.
Illegal extraction of sand goes unchecked in Kali Gandaki River
Locals complain that the smugglers are working in collusion with police personnel and government employees.
A remote municipality in Baglung hit hardest by employee shortage
The municipality has a total of 27 posts available but currently one seven are employed.
Dhaka business flounders for lack of new designs
Weavers face unemployment as their traditional products no longer sell.