LAMJUNG, Nov 26: Farmers in Lamjung, emerging as a cardamom cultivation hub, have garnered Rs 240 million from the sale of cardamom this year, as reported by the implementation unit of the Prime Minister's Agriculture Modernization Project, Lamjung. The revenue stems from the sale of 251 metric tons of cardamom seeds in the district during the fiscal year 2023/24.

LAMJUNG, Oct 24: An accident involving a Bolero jeep (Ga 1 Ja 7272) from Bhanu Municipality in Tanahun en route to Sundarbazar Municipality-2 Suntalitar in Lamjung has resulted in the death of a jeep's driver on Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Inspector Madan Shrestha, stationed at the District Police Office in Kaski, has been suspended from his duties pending an investigation.

LAMJUNG, June 23: An earthquake occurred at Bhalayakharka of Rainas Municipality in Lamjung district at 5:55 this morning, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre.

KATHMANDU, April 1: An earthquake with its epicenter around Maling area of Lamjung district was recorded this morning.

LAMJUNG, Feb 26: Farmers of Lamjung have earned Rs 200 million from the sale of cardamom this year. A total of 380 metric tons of cardamom was sold in the district in the year, according to the Prime Minister's Agriculture Modernization Project Implementation Unit, Lamjung.

Mild earthquake rattles Lamjung

February 8, 2023 11:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: An earthquake was felt in Lamjung today at 7:17 am today.

LAMJUNG, Feb 4: At least four people including the Mayor of Rainas Municipality in Lamjung district were injured when a scorpio jeep met with an accident in Adamghat in Dhading district on Friday evening.  The jeep with the registration number Ga 1 Jha 423 was on its way to Lamjung from Kathmandu.

40 percent votes cast in Lamjung

November 20, 2022 15:41 pm

LAMJUNG, Nov 20: More than 40 percent of votes have been cast in Lamjung by the time this report was prepared. According to the District Election Office, 52,000 people have voted in the district as of 3 pm.

Besisahar-Chame road obstructed

June 18, 2022 12:21 pm

LAMJUNG, June 18: The Besisahar-Chame road has been blocked again due to landslides. The road had come into operation since Friday afternoon but was blocked again this morning due to a landslide on the Kharkhare Bhir in Besisahar Municipality-6.

LAMJUNG, May 26: All men have been elected to major posts in the eight local levels in Lamjung district. This includes the position of mayor in four municipalities and four positions of chairpersons of rural municipalities.

Besisahar-Chame road to close for 15 days

February 26, 2022 13:15 pm

LAMJUNG, Feb 26: The Besisahar-Chame road linking Lamjung and Manang district will remain closed from March 4 to March 19.

Earthquake shakes Lamjung again

February 22, 2022 10:15 am

LAMJUNG, Feb 22: Another earthquake has shaken Lamjung district in Gandaki province. According to the National Earthquake Measurement and Research Center, an earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale struck Besisahar Municipality-10 at 2:22 last night.

32 schools in Lamjung selected for PERP

February 17, 2022 13:00 pm

LAMJUNG, Feb 17: As many as 32 schools in Lamjung district have been selected for the President Educational Reform Program (PERP).

LAMJUNG, Jan 11: The drilling of a major tunnel under the Super Dordi ‘B’ Hydropower Project in Lamjung has been completed.

LAMJUNG, Dec 19: The Upper Syange Hydropower Project located at Lamjung has successfully tested 2.4 MW of electricity generation. The power generation test of the project located in Marsyangdi Rural Municipality Ward No. 4 Mipra was successful.

LAMJUNG, Dec 9: Three people - a teacher and two students of Ganesh Secondary School - died on the spot in a jeep accident at Bhusme of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality-8, Thursday morning.

12 injured in road mishap

December 9, 2021 14:30 pm

LAMJUNG, Dec 9: As many as 12 people were injured in a jeep accident at Kalimati, near Marsyangdi Rural Municipality-8, in Lamjung district Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, August 28: The Upper Marsyangdi ‘A’ Hydropower Project, which is capable of generating 50 MW of electricity, has been inoperative for the past two and a half months, following the damage to the infrastructure caused by floods and landslides in the region.

LAMJUNG, May 20: Tremors were felt 86 times in 24 hours amidst the fear of the coronavirus infection in the hill district, Lamjung. The earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale with its epicenter at Bhulbhule of Marsyangdi Rural Municipality had struck at 5.42AM on Wednesday.

POKHARA, May 19: Seven houses collapsed in Lamjung district when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck this morning. Three villagers were injured by the quake.

LAMJUNG, Nov 18: A 70-year-old woman died and 11 others sustained injuries when a Bolero jeep skidded off the road and plunged into Kisedi River in Lamjung.

LAMJUNG, July 23: At least 21 houses were swept away by landslides that occurred in Marsyangdi Rural Municipality-3 of Lamjung district on Wednesday.

POKHARA, July 10: At least nine people died and several others were injured in landslides triggered by incessant rainfall that buried houses in Kaski and Lamjung districts on Thursday night.

LAMJUNG, Jan 27: More than 3,000 people of 300 households at Bhakunde in Lamjung have availed drinking water facility after the Bhakunde Drinking Water Project at Beshishahar Municipality-2 started distributing water to them from today.

LAMJUNG, Jan 20: Five hydropower projects are under construction in the district at the total cost of Rs 23 billion. These hydel projects are based in Dordikhola and Dordi corridor.

25 gamblers held in Lamjung

October 29, 2019 19:45 pm

BESISAHAR, Oct 29: Police have arrested 25 gamblers from a gambling den at Besisahar-11, Chiti on Tuesday.

Earthquake in Tanahu

September 17, 2019 13:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Lamjung.

LAMJUNG, August 21: The first cannoning festival 2076 BS is taking place in Besishahar municipality-1, Dalal for unleashing tourism potentials.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: A total of Rs 276.3 billion has been spent on post-earthquake reconstruction that includes government buildings, educational institutions, health centers and archeological heritages, among others.


July 27, 2019 19:00 pm

The week in pictures for the week July 21 - July 27

LAMJUNG, July 24: At least four people have been killed in the flood in Dordi River of Lamjung due to incessant rain on Wednesday. The flood has left huge damage in the infrastructure of the hydropower project.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Chancellor of Nepal Academy Ganga Prasad Upreti on Friday released a memoir of late Hom Nath Subedi, a prominent social activist and educator from Lamjung.

RPP launching national campaign

June 6, 2019 12:11 pm

POKHARA, June 6: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Kamal Thapa, has informed that his party was launching a national campaign to make the people aware and exert pressure on the government.

LAMJUNG, March 18: Bhujung of Lamjung attracts many tourists annually. Considering the ongoing initiatives towards maintaining cleanliness, residents feel that the place would attract more even more tourists and extend the duration of their stay.

Man dies after being rammed by school bus

November 16, 2018 13:46 pm

LAMJUNG, Nov 16: A man died after being struck by a school bus at Udipur Bazaar in Besisahar Municipality-1 on Friday.

LAMJUNG, Oct 1: After 19 days of obstruction following numerous landslides along the Marsyangdi River, vehicular movement has finally resumed in Lamjung-Manang road section, which is the only route to reach the mountainous district of Manang.

LAMJUNG, Sept 13: The death toll in the Wednesday's Lamjung landslide has climbed to four with the recovery of the body of an elderly woman today morning.

Landslides wreak havoc, claim 3 in Lamjung

September 13, 2018 10:16 am

LAMJUNG, Sept 13: Three people lost their lives due to landslides triggered by incessant rains in Lamjung district on Wednesday.

Honey hunting; A tale of a lifetime

April 7, 2018 10:48 am

I got a call from locals as an invitation to document wild honeybees (Apis Dorsata Laborasia) hunting, the largest in the world. I had heard the honey collected in the Himalayan cliffs carried a lot of nutritional, medicinal, aphrodisiacal and hallucinogenic properties.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Civil Bank Ltd has opened its new branch at Beshisahar in Lamjung. Issuing a statement, the commercial bank said that Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal inaugurated the branch office amid a ceremony held on Saturday.

Lamjung mourns Purnima's demise

March 15, 2018 06:44 am

Condolences from her relatives, friends and well wishers fill up her Facebook wall

LAMJUNG, Feb 22: Lamjung District Community Hospital is going to launch Special Newborn Care Unit (SNCU) service.

LAMJUNG, Feb 5: Local stakeholders have started taking initiative for promoting Lamjung as a model district for hydropower generation.

LAMJUNG, Jan 5: The District Community Hospital is struggling to provide service to patients due to lack of medicines provided by the government for free.

NA defuses IED in Lamjung

November 18, 2017 14:09 pm

LAMJUNG, Nov 18: An Improvised Explosive Device or IED was found planted in the Lamjung district headquarters today at a time when an election campaign was going on in a peaceful manner. The NA personnel defused the IED planted near Hospital Chowk in Bensisahara Municipality-8.

One killed in road accident in Lamjung

September 9, 2017 07:29 am

LAMJUNG, Sept 9: A person died when a good-ferrying truck met with a road accident nearby Bholtetar Pisti Khola at Bholtetar in the district today.

LAMJUNG, July 27: At least two people have died when a passenger bus plunged into the Rudi River at the border of Lamjung and Kaski districts on Thursday.

LAMJUNG, May 11: 12 people have injured in accident in three different places in Lamjung on Thursday.

LAMJUNG, April 27: With just 17 days to go before the date of local-level elections, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have formed a working alliance in the district.