KATHMANDU, April 3: Gharpajhong Rural Municipality of Mustang is set to ban the use of beer bottles. In a notice issued by the rural municipality, it is mentioned that the use of glass bottles of beer will be prohibited from April 14.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Seventeen people, including two Indian nationals, were injured when a bus that left for Pokhara from Jomsom fell into Kaligandaki River in Thasang Rural Municipality-3.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepal Army (NA) has said that the search for the Tara Air plane that went missing this morning while flying to Jomsom from Pokhara is underway.

The aircraft took off under the command of Prabhakar Ghimire

KATHMANDU, April 4: Tara Air is ferrying essential food supplies to Simikot, Humla at the request Nepal Food Corporation.

THINI, MUSTANG, Jan 3: Over 57,000 foreigners have visited Mustang district in 2019. According to the chief of Jomsom Office of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Tulasi Dahal, a total of 57,565 foreigners arrived in Mustang in 2019.

LO-MANTHANG, Sept 9: Flies and mosquitoes were alien to the highlands of upper Mustang until some time ago. These days, the sighting of the insects has become quite common in the settlements of Lo Manthang, which lies 3800 meters above the sea level.

POKHARA, May 16: Last Thursday, high altitude sickness hit an Italian national Marco Roccufrancufco Morelia and two Nepali guides at Sairbung peak of Mustang. Although the authorities concerned were aware of their plight, a rescue helicopter did not reach to rescue them on time. When the helicopter arrived at the spot next day, Morelia, 68, had already succumbed to the sickness. Although police blamed bad weather for delaying the rescue, specific procedures that delay the rescue cannot be overlooked.

THINI, Jan 26: A fresh snowfall in Mustang has caused the temperature to further plummet affecting the life. The snowfall coupled with rain has thrown the normal life out of gear, bringing transportation services to a halt. The District Police Office, Mustang, said almost all parts of the district including Jomsom, Muktinath, Lomanthang and Lete have received the snowfall.

Chhoser-Korala road upgraded

December 5, 2018 13:26 pm

MUSTANG, Dec 5: The Chhoser-Korala road section linking the Jomsom in Mustang district to Korala, the transit point on the Nepal-China border in Mustang has been upgraded.

POKHARA, Oct 25: Mustang, one of the popular tourist hubs of Nepal, is witnessing a significantly high number of domestic tourists this season. On Tuesday alone, almost 4,000 tourists arrived at Jomsom. Utilizing their Dashain holidays, nature lovers from across the country have reached the mountainous district to view its mesmerizing beauty.

BABIYACHAUR, June 4: The prohibitory order on operating 26 – seat capacity buses along the Beni – Jomson road has now become a thing of the past.

BABIYACHAUR (MYAGDI), July 18: The Beni – Jomsom road stretch will remain shut during the night time due to the risk of landslides.

POKHARA, April 22: The police have identified the five pilgrims killed in the bus accident that took place at Kagbeni in Jomsom district on Saturday.

POKHARA, April 22: The death toll has climbed to five  as a passenger bus met with an accident at Kagbeni in the district on Saturday.

POKHARA, April 22: Four persons have been killed after a bus (Na 5 Kha 6067) en route to Jomsom from Muktinath  met with an accident on Saturday.

Snowfall in Jomsom (photo feature)

January 28, 2017 12:05 pm

POKHARA, Jan 28: Mustang district has received snowfall since Friday afternoon. Transportation has come to a complete halt due to the snowfall.

MUSTANG, Dec 15: The direct Pokhara-Beni-Jomsom jeep service has come into operation from Wednesday.

MYAGDI, Dec 11: The Beni – Jomsom – Korala road project connecting the border with Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China with Myagdi's Beni has started.