POKHARA, April 15: Opposition parties have registered a no-confidence motion against the chief minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung.

POKHARA, April 15: The Governor of Gandaki Province, Amik Sherchan announced the prorogation of the winter session of the provincial assembly upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung as opposition parties including Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Centre) were preparing to register a no-confidence motion against him.

NC and Maoist Center expedite preparations to introduce no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Gurung within a few days

KATHMANDU, April 7: Two CPN (Maoist Center) ministers of the Gandaki Province Government resigned from their posts on Wednesday.

POKHARA, Feb 28: The Gandaki Province government has unveiled the new measurement of the Fewa Lake, according to which, the lake measures 5.726 square kilometers (i.e. 11, 255 ropani 11 aana 1 paisa).

POKHARA, Jan 27: Receiving a shot of India’s ‘Covishield’ vaccine, Dr Budhi Bahadur Thapa, Vice-chancellor at Pokhara Institute of Health Sciences, kicked off COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Gandaki Province today.

GALKOT, Dec 24: As many as 60 plans are coming into implementation for tourism development and expansion in Baglung district this year.

The provincial government termed the move a forceful act guided by vested political interest

POKHARA, Nov 9: Of the total number of people diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Gandaki Province, people aged between 20 and 30 years are the highest in number.

POKHARA, Oct 21: Gandaki Province recorded two more fatalities and 18 new cases linked with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the past one day.

COVID-19 recovery rate in Gandaki Province is 71.49 percent while the death rate stands at 0.84 percent

In the past five months, Mygadi district alone recorded 64 cases of dengue fever and 43 of scrub typhus

POKHARA, Sept 8: Eleven new cases of coronavirus were detected in Gandaki Province, Pokhara-based Province Health Directorate said on Tuesday.

Gorkha reports coronavirus-related death

September 6, 2020 12:40 pm

GORKHA, Sept 6: Gorkha has reported a coronavirus-related death on Sunday.

POKHARA, Sept 4: As many as 40 more persons including seven Nepal Police personnel have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Gandaki Province.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: With 35 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) detected in the past 24 hours, Gandaki Province’s COVID-19 tally has reached 2,245 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: With 39 new cases of COVID-19 detected in the past 24 hours, the number of COVID-19 infected people in Gandaki Province now stands at 2,205.

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.