KATHMANDU, July 11: As many as 30 people have died in Landslides triggered by incessant rain in Kaski, Lamjung and Myagdi districts of Gandaki Province.

POKHARA, June 22: An elderly man has tested positive for Covid-19 in Mustang. According to the Gandaki Province Health Directorate, an 83-year-old male from Gharapjhong Rural Municipality tested positive for the virus. Previously, this himalayan district had no record of the Covid-19 infection. However,  after this senior citizen tested positive for Covid-19, the virus has now spread to all 11 districts in the province.

BENI, June 9: Gandaki Province has reported a total of 24 new cases of novel coronavirus disease on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Gandaki Province has reported 38 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease on Sunday morning.

POKHARA, June 2: Parbat district has reported its first case of novel coronavirus disease. Five persons from the district were diagnosed with this viral infection.

POKHARA, May 23: Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung and seven provincial ministers have tested negative for COVID-19.

POKHARA, May 19: Chief of Gandaki Province, Amik Sherchan has summoned the Provincial Assembly's budget session for May 24.

ITAHARI, March 16: The first inter-province direct flight between Province-1 and Gandaki Province has come to a halt since March. The historic flight linking Biratnagar and Pokhara was started on February 3. The last flight was on February 28.

POKHARA, March 11: Health officials of Gandaki Province have said that they have upped monitoring in settlements near project sites where Chinese nationals are working to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

CM Gurung extends holi greetings

March 9, 2020 14:20 pm

POKHARA, March 9: Gandaki province chief minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has extended best wishes to all Nepali people at home and abroad for their peace, happiness, prosperity and good health.

POKHARA, March 9: The Association of Pharmaceutical Producers of Nepal Kaski chapter has said the Gandaki province has maintained an inventory of essential medicines sufficing for at least three months.

POKHARA, March 5: Health workers in Pokhara have reported the lack of infrastructures to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus. Being a tourist city, Pokhara is considered a sensitive zone for the contagious diseases. According to health workers, isolation wards need to be set up as a precautionary measure, but there are not enough isolation wards.

KASKI, Feb 12: A team from the United States (US) has arrived Pokhara to explore investment potentials in Gandaki Province. The delegates representing Washington DC-based Nepal Development Consortium (NDC) held an interaction with entrepreneurs and industrialists of Pokhara on Tuesday.

POKHARA, Feb 8: The Gandaki Province government has announced that it will establish 11 industrial villages in the province in the current fiscal year 2019/220. In the first phase, the provincial government will establish 6 industrial villages.

POKHARA, Feb 3: Paschimanchal Hotel Association Pokhara (PHAP) is promoting the Gandaki Province in international cities. PHAP has carried out promotions in Indian cities close to the Nepali border and further plans to promote the province in Kolkata and Bangladesh.

Homestay not attracted by subsidy

January 25, 2020 13:09 pm

BAGLUNG, Jan 25: Last year, the Gandaki Province government had announced that it would provide subsidy for the operation of homestay programs in the province. Hundreds of applications were filed in hopes of receiving the subsidy from the government. More than two dozen applications were filed from Baglung district for permission to operate homestay programs. One and half dozen applicants received the subsidy from the government. But homestay operators in Nishi Khola have not been attracted by the subsidy programs offered by the government.

DAMAULI, Jan 19: Minister for Financial Affairs and Planning at Gandaki province, Kiran Gurung, said time has come to debunk the stereotypical notion that the community schools are for the children coming from the impoverished communities.

Far Western into MM Cup semifinals

January 13, 2020 12:01 pm

ITAHARI, Jan 13: Far Western Province reached the semifinal of the second edition of the Manmahon Memorial (MM) Cup One day National Cricket Tournament defeating Gandaki Province by a wicket in Sunsari on Sunday.

POKHARA, Jan 11: The Gandaki Province cricket team departed from Pokhara to participate in the Manmohan Memorial One Day Cricket Tournament in Inaruwa, Sunsari on Friday. The team is set to play its first match on Tuesday against the Malaysia XI cricket team.

POKHARA, Jan 10: Gandaki Provincial Government has announced a public holiday on Maghe Sakranti, the first day of Nepali month of Magh that falls on January 15 this year.

POKHARA, Nov 23: Six hundred and sixty-two athletes are competing in eight games that will take place in Pokhara under the 13th South Asian Games (SAG). SAG is taking place from December 1 to 10.

Gandaki CM assures budget for SAG

November 22, 2019 09:19 am

POKHARA , Nov 22: Chief Minster for the Gandaki Province Prithivi Subbha Gurung inspected the Pokhara Stadium on Thursday.

POKHARA, Oct 21: The Development Committee under Gandaki provincial assembly has directed the authorities concerned to ensure that the under-construction bridge connecting Pokhara Municipality ward no 14 and 15 is completed on time.

POKHARA, Oct 14: Gandaki province Governor Baburam Kunwar has certified the ‘Bill on Establishment, Management and Operation of Gandaki University’ on Monday.

Lo Manthang to be electrified

October 14, 2019 10:16 am

LO MANTHANG (MUSTANG), Oct 14: Despite the increasing flow of tourists every year and growing population, Lo Manthang, a rural municipality in Mustang district, is getting electricity for only an hour a day.

POKHARA , Oct 12: The Capital of Gandaki Province, Pokhara is planning to build an "auto village" in the city.  Disorganized vehicle and motorcycle workshops on both sides of the road right from the entry point of Pokhara and the roads inside the city have made the city look ugly, dirty, and malodorous. Pokhara Metropolis with a purpose to manage the "auto business" and workshops has prepared to make an auto village in the city.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said that most of the airports in the tarai region are ready to operate during night.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 2: In an overdue campaign to promote the Internal Tourism Year 2019, Gandaki Province has invited the residents of Province 1 to visit different destinations of Gandaki with their entire family.

BAGLUNG, Sept 30: The number of tourists has increased at Kalika Temple, a famous religious destination of the Gandaki Province, thanks to the establishment of a wildlife conservation park around the temple.

Easterners invited to visit Pokhara

September 25, 2019 08:33 am

Invitation comes as part of campaign by Gandaki Province that is celebrating Internal Tourism Year 2019

Promotional campaign begins at end of year

September 21, 2019 08:07 am

POKHARA, Sept 21: The promotional campaign for Internal Tourism Year 2019 has just begun in the Gandaki Province, when just over three months remain before the year ends.

POKHARA, Sept 15: The Directorate of Livestock and Fisheries Development under the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of Gandaki Province has urged poultry farmers to minimize the use of antibiotics in their poultry farms.

POKHARA, Sept 13: Dengue patients have been found in all districts of the Gandaki Province except for the mountain district of Mustang. Although a dengue patient has been found in Mustang's neighboring district Manang, officials at the Western Regional Health Directorate said the patient had reached there from another district.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: A contempt of court case has been filed at the Supreme Court against Prime Miniter KP Oli, ministers and chief minister of Gandaki Province and officials for not implementing the court verdict on Fewa Lake encroachment for a year.

Gandaki for paid tourism leave

August 3, 2019 09:54 am

KASKI, Aug 3: The Gandaki State Government has allocated funds for making the State Visit Year successful and also to develop a culture of vacation in the region.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Rajiv Gurung alias Dipak Manange, a provincial assembly member of Gandaki Province, joined the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

PARBAT, June 10: Homestays in Parbat are expanding their capacity after the government of Gandaki Province announced a program to provide one million rupees to each to homestays in the province.

POKHARA, June 3: Gandaki Province recently began the task for demarcating the borders of its local units and wards, starting from Kaski.

POKHARA, May 20: Gandaki Province is set to distribute Rs 400 million in grants to develop exemplary models of agricultural farms and animal husbandry, and provide employment opportunities to the youth.

TAPLEJUNG, May 8: All three departmental teams and Gandaki Province have advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Third Pathivara Men’s National Volleyball Tournament in Taplejung.

POKHARA, May 2: The provincial government of Gandaki is distributing nearly Rs 300 million to homestays on ad hoc basis.

POKHARA, April 25: Gandaki Province is set to host the Ninth National Games after a hiatus of 37 years. It had hosted the second edition of the games back in 1982. National games will complete its 40 years during the event in Gandaki.

POKHARA, April 14: The first phase of the Visit Nepal Year 2020 tourism campaign declared by the government has been launched from the Komagane Park on the bank of the Phewa lake in Pokhara. Gandaki State Government Chief Minister, Prithvi Subba Gurung, launched the programme on Saturday evening.

POKHARA, April 8: The high-profile province level security meeting of Gandaki Province has concluded that the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand is a major security threat in the province.

POKHARA, March 20: Budget spending by Gandaki Province has remained disappointingly low till the first eight months of the current fiscal year.

PARBAT, March 14: The social development ministry of Gandaki Province has decided to distribute sanitary pads to the girls appearing in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) this year.

POKHARA, March 12: ​Assembly member of Gandaki Province Rajiv Pahari, who represents the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has urged the government to bring sedition charges against CK Raut and his supporters for continuing their pro-secession activities in breach of Friday's agreement with the government.

POKHARA, March 6: Gandaki Province has announced to build an Information and Technology (IT) Park in Pokhara.

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POKHARA, Feb 25: The Gandaki Province government has decided to develop three hospitals in its three districts as 'Highway Trauma Mobile Hospitals' -- which will immediately provide medical services to the injured ones in road accidents in Highways.