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.
MANANG, May 27: The collection of yarsagumba or Cordyceps sinensis has been affected in Manang district following a snowfall. With the snowfall in the region, the collectors have returned for failing to collect yarsagumba.
MANANG, May 14: Konjo Tenzing Lama of Nepali Congress (NC) has been elected the chairperson of Narpabhumi Rural Municipality. He was elected with 158 votes. His nearest rival was an independent candidate, who received 111 votes.
POKHARA, Feb 5: Communication with the Himalayan district of Manang has resumed after almost 50 hours. The region had been out of contact with the rest of the country due to the heavy snowfall that disrupted internet service in the region.
POKHARA, Nov 29: A study has started on a large-scale landslide in the Himalayan district of Manang that occurred in the mid June and July. The study will focus on the causes as well as prevention measures of such landslides in the future.
MANANG, Sept 29: The Manang District Administration Office has allowed the entry of foreign tourists into the district amid COVID-19. But the DAO has made it mandatory for the visiting tourists to strictly follow health safety protocols.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Although the number of newspapers registered across the country has reached 7,874, no newspaper has been registered in Mugu and Manang districts, according to the 46th annual report published on the occasion of the 52nd anniversary of the Press Council of Nepal.
MANANG Sept 20: Five inmates, who murdered seven Gorkhali youths who went to collect Yarshagumba on July 10, 2009 have been granted amnesty from Manang District Jail on the occasion of the Constitution Day on Sunday.
MANANG, August 21: A new track is being constructed to connect Chame to Upper Manang as the roadway connecting Lower Manang to Upper Manang district remains disrupted due to landslides and floods of May 28 and June 15.
KATHMANDU, August 8: Manang has been disconnected from the outside world after natural disasters in the region destroyed all the roadways connecting the Himalayan district. Although preparations are currently underway to connect the region via roadway by Dashain, the task will not be easy, according to the local administration.
MANANG, August 7: Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Pampha Bhusal reached Manang today to observe the damage caused by floods and landslides in the region.
KATHMANDU, July 20: The government has declared Sindhupalchowk and Manang districts as disaster-hit zones until mid-October this year. These districts recorded significant loss of lives and property in mid-June this year due to monsoon-induced disaster.
MANANG, July 13: The flood and landslide victims of Manang district have expressed their woes regarding the government's complete disregard to sending any kind of relief to the disaster-hit district. Manang district is left severely affected due to floods and landslides caused by incessant rain since June 14.
KATHMANDU, July 4: The last suspension bridge over the Marsyangdi River connecting Naprabhumi Rural Municipality in Manang has been swept away by floods and landslides due to continuous rainfall in the region. According to reports, problems in supply of food and basic essentials have arisen due to the collapse of the bridge.
KATHMANDU, June 26: Various schools in Manang district have been heavily affected by the floods caused by incessant rains in the region putting the parents, teachers, and students in a state of dilemma.
POKHARA, June 17: A team of government officials including Gandaki Province’s Chief Minister Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel reached Manang, which was ravaged by rain-triggered floods, on Thursday, four days after the disaster wreaked havoc in the mountain district.
Despite the low traffic of people, the second wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease has reached the highlands of both districts. According to the respective district’s health offices, the virus has reached 3,500 meters above sea level in Manang and 3,900 meters above sea level in Mustang district
POKHARA, Feb 6: Following heavy snowfall in Manang district, human mobility has been restricted as most of the roads and paths have been blanketed with a thick layer of snow. The District Administration Office of Manang has mobilized teams of security personnel to clear the paths in Chame, the district headquarters.
POKHARA, Oct 20: Tourist destinations of the Annapurna area including Ghandruk have decided to not operate hotels for an indefinite period. Tourism entrepreneurs are worried of COVID-19 transmission if they allow tourists to enter the village. Uncertainty remains regarding the operation of hotels in Ghandruk and Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).
POKHARA, Sept 15: A flight from Pokhara to Manang was operated last Friday in a bid to reconnect Humde Airport of Manang to the country’s air network. An aircraft of Summit Air, a private-sector airline company, had conducted the test flight.
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.
Manang, Mustang, Annapurna Base Camp and the likes are some popular travel destinations in Nepal. With the numbers of travelers, domestic and international, surging in the recent years, the travel industry has never been busier. And with better roads being built and facilities for accommodation opening up, it seems like there is no place that’s inaccessible anymore.
LAMJUNG, May 14: Some high altitude pasture lands of Manang look colorful these days. Yarshagumba collectors are busy in collecting more and more of the caterpillar fungus. More the collection, more the reward; everyone seems excited. Be it man, woman or child, and they look competing with all their might to make their trip profitable. This spectacular scene is an annual feast for visitors’ eyes.
KATHMANDU, May 2: A late goal from Nigerian forward Oluwawunmi Somide Adelaja helped Martyr’s Memorial A-Division League champion Manang Marshyangdi Club salvage a 2-2 draw against I-League champion Minerva Punjab as the team registered its first point in the AFC Cup in Odisha on Wednesday.