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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: A contempt of court case has been filed at the Supreme Court against Prime Miniter KP Oli, ministers and chief minister of Gandaki Province and officials for not implementing the court verdict on Fewa Lake encroachment for a year.

Gandaki for paid tourism leave

August 3, 2019 09:54 am

KASKI, Aug 3: The Gandaki State Government has allocated funds for making the State Visit Year successful and also to develop a culture of vacation in the region.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Rajiv Gurung alias Dipak Manange, a provincial assembly member of Gandaki Province, joined the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

PARBAT, June 10: Homestays in Parbat are expanding their capacity after the government of Gandaki Province announced a program to provide one million rupees to each to homestays in the province.

POKHARA, June 3: Gandaki Province recently began the task for demarcating the borders of its local units and wards, starting from Kaski.

POKHARA, May 20: Gandaki Province is set to distribute Rs 400 million in grants to develop exemplary models of agricultural farms and animal husbandry, and provide employment opportunities to the youth.

TAPLEJUNG, May 8: All three departmental teams and Gandaki Province have advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Third Pathivara Men’s National Volleyball Tournament in Taplejung.

POKHARA, May 2: The provincial government of Gandaki is distributing nearly Rs 300 million to homestays on ad hoc basis.

POKHARA, April 25: Gandaki Province is set to host the Ninth National Games after a hiatus of 37 years. It had hosted the second edition of the games back in 1982. National games will complete its 40 years during the event in Gandaki.

POKHARA, April 14: The first phase of the Visit Nepal Year 2020 tourism campaign declared by the government has been launched from the Komagane Park on the bank of the Phewa lake in Pokhara. Gandaki State Government Chief Minister, Prithvi Subba Gurung, launched the programme on Saturday evening.

POKHARA, April 8: The high-profile province level security meeting of Gandaki Province has concluded that the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) led by Netra Bikram Chand is a major security threat in the province.

POKHARA, March 20: Budget spending by Gandaki Province has remained disappointingly low till the first eight months of the current fiscal year.

PARBAT, March 14: The social development ministry of Gandaki Province has decided to distribute sanitary pads to the girls appearing in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) this year.

POKHARA, March 12: ​Assembly member of Gandaki Province Rajiv Pahari, who represents the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), has urged the government to bring sedition charges against CK Raut and his supporters for continuing their pro-secession activities in breach of Friday's agreement with the government.

POKHARA, March 6: Gandaki Province has announced to build an Information and Technology (IT) Park in Pokhara.

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February 25, 2019 18:00 pm

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POKHARA, Feb 25: The Gandaki Province government has decided to develop three hospitals in its three districts as 'Highway Trauma Mobile Hospitals' -- which will immediately provide medical services to the injured ones in road accidents in Highways.

'Gandaki Province will be child-friendly'

February 25, 2019 12:38 pm

CHIPLEDHUNGA, Feb 25: Gandaki Province Chief Minster Prithvi Subba Gurung said Gandaki would turn to be child-friendly province.

POKHARA, Feb 23: To promote domestic tourism, Gandaki province has forwarded a proposal to provide civil servants in the province paid leave to travel. While preparing a work plan for Internal Tourism Year 2019, Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment of the province has proposed to include paid travel leave provision on the work plan.

POKHARA, Feb 20: Gandaki Province is celebrating Internal Tourism Year 2019 -- a year-long domestic tourism promotional campaign -- without any preparatory work.

KASKI, Feb 17: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Prithvi Subba Gurung has said that the entire goals and planning of three-layer of governments should be focused on single direction.

POKHARA, Feb 8: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung, has said the media could play important role to make the central and provincial governments more effective. The media's role is equally significant to educate the people, he added.

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January 29, 2019 18:00 pm

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POKHARA, Jan 29: Newly appointed provincial parliamentarian Rajiv Gurung, alias, Deepak Manange entered Gandaki's provincial assembly in a vehicle with Indian number plate, BR 06 PD 7529.

POKHARA, Jan 28: The existence of Fewa lake is in jeopardy due to the continued encroachment of its land.

Gandaki Province has formed a minister-level committee to reclaim the encroached areas of Fewa Lake as per the Supreme Court order of April, 2018.

POKHARA, Jan 24: The Gandaki Province government on Wednesday formed a minister-level committee to reclaim the encroached areas of Fewa Lake as per a Supreme Court order.

Police into Speaker’s Cup quarters

January 16, 2019 11:31 am

POKHARA, Jan 16: Departmental team Nepal Police Club has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing second Speaker’s Cup National Volleyball Tournament with a 3-0 set win over Gandaki Province in Pokhara on Tuesday. The departmental team won 25-19, 25-20, 25-17.

Stunning tourism destination, Pokhara, is not just the capital of Gandaki Province. It is also a commercial hub for adventure tourism and activities like paragliding. Every year, an avalanche of international tourist enjoys the surreal feeling of paragliding from Sarangkot Hill of Pokhara. Tourist can fly for several minutes enjoying the majestic view of Machhapuchhre Mountain Range and the Phewa Lake.

Karua losing its originality

December 15, 2018 09:15 am

Kaura—a traditional dance performed by the Magar Community, is losing its originality. Performed at various functions, the authentic folk dance can rarely be seen in Gandaki Province: The region of its inception.  Amidst loss of its originality, the craze of this dance form is booming in recent time.

Millennium Trek being revived

December 14, 2018 13:04 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: As many as 2,000 farmers, or five times more than the available, have applied for grants to run model farm in Gandaki Province. The application call was announced by the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture, and Cooperatives for receiving grants and building farmhouse. The grants are toward the entire operation costs of the initial year.

Trekking Trails on the rise

December 5, 2018 12:29 pm

POKHARA, Dec 5: Around 70 percent of tourists visiting Nepal travel through different trekking trails in the country. Nepal is one of the major destinations for trekking. During the favorable season trekking trails of the country are jam-packed. September to November is considered as the best season for trekking. In the past few years, domestic tourists have also started to trek and the numbers of trekkers are on the rise.

CIAA arrests Joint Secretary Dr Poudel

December 2, 2018 20:16 pm

CHIPLEDHUNGA/KASKI, Dec 2: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today arrested Dr Tara Nath Poudel of Gandaki Province Health Director on charge of taking Rs 100,000 in bribe.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Prithvi Subba Gurung has warned to shut down crusher industries operating against set guidelines and standard.

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POKHARA, Nov 22: Gandaki Province chapter of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) for bilateral trade promotion.

POKHARA, Nov 3: Although all 11 districts of Gandaki Province have already been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF), the provincial government has announced to spend millions on public toilets.

GORKHA, Oct 1: It has been three months since the officials working under the provincial government received their salaries. Without formulating any policies, programs and budget, Gandaki Province set up several offices in Gorkha.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Departmental team Armed Police Force Club has lifted the fifth Dhorpatan National Open Men’s Volleyball Tournament defeating Gandaki Province in the final match played at Dhorpatan Sports Center Court at Gongabu, Kathmandu on Saturday.