SYANGJA, March 28: A total of 366 people have been quarantined in Syangja when the entire country enters the fifth day of lockdown implemented by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
SYANGJA, March 27: A total of 213 individuals have stayed in self and home quarantine in Syangja district, the officials confirmed. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of District Police Office, Syangja Nabin Krishna Bhandari said that those 213 people living in quarantines had returned from different countries after the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Kaligandaki 'A' Hydropower Center, under the ownership of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), with a capacity of 144 megawatts, will be closed for maintenance for three days. The first unit powerhouse of Main Inlet Vulb-MIV faced leakage of water from 11 pm on Thursday. The production of electricity has been halted due to the leakage.
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, Dec 29: In a recent market monitoring, district administration of Syangja has found that there has been serious contamination in drinking water and adulteration in mustard oil, gold, and silver.
POKHARA, Dec 14: Efforts have been initiated to revive the Millennium Trekking Route when the trend of trekking routes shortening due to the construction of motorable roads has been increasing in various parts of the country in recent times.
SYANGJA, Dec 2: It’s been almost two decades that the concept of Millennium Trekking Trail was introduced in Province 4. Commenced in 2000, the locals are constantly aiming to attract tourists. Targeting the ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ program, locals of Tanahun and Syangja are planning to establish a resort.
SYANGJA, Nov 26: Winter has hit the town and we can notice the deposition of snow in the mountains. Ripped buckwheat and paddy have changed the terrace of Syangja village into a sea of cereals. Blessed with diverse natural beauty, Syangja has a huge potential for tourism. The presence of natural and cultural heritages has added to promoting adventure and religious tourism in the district.
POKHARA/SYANGJA, Nov 5: Korea has dominated the overall event in the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) in Sworek, Syangja in the last day of the tournament on Sunday. The Nepali players could not get to a better position despite displaying an improved performance compared to the fifth round, finishing sixth at last.
POKHARA/SYANGJA, Nov 3: Slovenia has taken the lead at the end of the second round in the ongoing Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) being played at Sworek in Syangja district. In individual event, Nepal is currently at the fifth place at the end of the second round of matches.
SYANGJA/POKHARA, Nov 1: The Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) is being held from Thursday in Syangja. The tournament is being held for the first time in Nepal. Nearly 100 pilots from 21 nations have arrived in Syangja. The tournament will run for three days.
POKHARA/SYANGJA, Oct 30: The Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) is being held from Thursday in Syangja. The organizers are expecting that the tournament, which is being held for the first time in Nepal, will not only promote the courageous game, but will also help increase tourism in Nepal.
SYANGJA, Oct 25: The hailstones coupled with rain occurred in Syangja has destroyed orange worth Rs 20 million plus in different areas of the district, according to the details collected from the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project, Project Implementation Unit (Orange Super Zone).
SYANGJA, Sept 25: Locals in remote areas of Syangja are elated after receiving citizenship at their doorsteps. The naïve villagers had long remained without citizenship because they were unaware about the importance of the document.
POKHARA, Sep. 1: Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja is collecting taxes not only from the high-earning businesspersons but also from the farmers and vendors. Farmers who sell their agricultural products in bamboo baskets, locally known as Dokos, are levied Rs 10 per basket.
SYANGJA, May 8: Bhirkot Municipality of the district has come up with a noble idea to attract pregnant women into a regular health check-up providing an egg each a day to the pregnant women who visit a health post on a regular basis.
SYANGJA, Dec 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Gopal Man Shrestha has faced defeat in Syangja-2 for House of Representatives. CPN-UML candidate Padma Kumari Aryal has secured the victory by 3706 votes.
SYANGJA, Dec 12: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate for Syangja-1 (A) Dipak Thapa has been elected to the Provincial Assembly. Thapa defeated his closest rival of Nepali Congress Kamal Prasad Pangeni with a margin of 2726 votes.
Women clad in traditional Magar dress that comprises gunyo choli, patuka, teki, hamle, yellow potey, and men with damfus (a popular Nepali instrument played mostly in the Himalayan region) and kartal (a pair of castanets) get ready to grove to the tunes of Kaura every evening in Chitre Bhanjyang of Syangja.
SYANGJA, May 19: There are five municipalities in Syangja district and all of these have women in leadership roles. Seema Chhetri from the CPN - UML has been elected mayor of Putalibazar Municipality while the remaining four municipalities have women as their deputy mayor. This has been taken as a huge leap in promoting women’s inclusion in leadership roles by the district’s residents and civil society leaders.
SYANGJA, May 18: CPN-UML mayoral candidate Bhupraj Adhikari has emerged victorious in the race for the mayor of Galyang Municipality in Syangja district with 8364 votes, compared to votes 6062 for his closest rival Nepali Congress (NC) mayoral candidate Lal Gopal Aryal.