KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand on Monday directed the authorities concerned to release Security Guard Sherjung Gurung, who was put in custody for allegedly asking Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Ram Shrestha to stand in line.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Gurung community organized a cultural rally on the occasion of Tamu Lhosar in Kathmandu on Thursday.

Diwas Gurung released a single, ‘Atleitin Batleitin’ through his YouTube channel on Monday. The song was originally sung by Late Ram Thapa.

Phirphire is famous for Millennium cave, rural lifestyle, and traditional houses. There is a belief among locals that the park will help to promote rural tourism and Millennium Trek. An estimated budget of the park is around Rs 50,000,000

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Gurung community is marking the 'Tamu Lhosar' as the New Year from today by bidding adieu to the old one.

SYANGJA, Oct 6: Central Member of Nepali Congress Dhan Raj Gurung has accused Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli of following in former Chief Minister of Bihar State of India Lalu Yadav’s footsteps.

Poverty a common problem: CM Gurung

June 10, 2018 16:38 pm

POKHARA, June 10: Province 4 Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said poverty is a common problem of all provinces in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Bhim Bahadur Gurung has clinched the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon 2018 title that was held in the Everest region of Solukhumbu district on Tuesday.

ITAHARI, May 13: Jhapa’s Jessica Gurung has won the gold medal winning two titles in the seventh Pushpalal Memorial National Badminton Tournament on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Expressing serious dissatisfaction with the current leadership of the party, Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader KB Gurung has proposed dissolving all party committees and holding fresh general convention to elect new leadership to give new life to the party, which faced a humiliating defeat in the recent elections.

5 things about Hari Maya Gurung

March 19, 2018 09:24 am

A decade since the release of her first album ‘Choko Chhyaba Ramche’, Hari Maya Gurung has grown much to her professional limitations as a folk singer. Having worked in more than a dozen of films including ‘Eku 2’, ‘Chhori ko karma’, ‘J sukai hos’ as an actor, she has actively been engaged in social and cultural activities. Widely known as a folk singer though, she has recently released her latest album ‘Jala Jovan’ taking her other interests simultaneously.

POKHARA, Mar 9: With 41 votes, Chief Minister of Province 4 Prithivi Subba Gurung secured a comfortable vote of confidence in province assembly on Friday.

KATHMANDU Mar 8: Ranjit Gurung has been arrested for allegedly circulating a post on social networking sites claiming that there will strike on Friday and Saturday.

MANANG, Feb 28: At a time when hundreds of Nepali youths are leaving the country for foreign employment on a daily basis, 32-year-old Kanchha Gurung of Nesyang Rural Municipality-6 of the district finds his future in yak farming.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's plans to expand his three-member cabinet couldn't materialize on Friday either as coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) failed to furnish names for the posts of speaker of the lower house of parliament and seven ministers which have been allocated to the party.

POKHARA, Feb 12: Prithivi Subba Gurung of CPN-UML has been confirmed to shoulder the role of chief minister of Province 4. Likewise, Netra Nath Adhikari of CPN (Maoist Center) has been proposed for the role of speaker of the provincial parliament.

Gurung duo battle for chief minister

February 7, 2018 02:52 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Two standing committee members of the CPN-UML-- Prithivi Subba Gurung and Kiran Gurung-are lobbying to get chief ministerial position of Province 4. Both the leaders are busy convincing top leaders to get the top post.

Gurung duo battle for chief minister

February 6, 2018 02:01 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Two standing committee members of the CPN-UML-- Prithivi Subba Gurung and Kiran Gurung-are lobbying to get chief ministerial position of Province 4. Both the leaders are busy convincing top leaders to get the top post.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 27: Minister of State for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Sita Gurung has vowed to turn Atharai Rural Municipality into a model rural municipality in the district within five years.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 21: Minister of State for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Sita Gurung has said Tehrathum can be made prosperous economically by promoting agriculture and tourism.

Ritika Gurung Wins Miss Gandaki Title

November 20, 2017 09:49 am

POKHARA, Nov 20: The finale of Nagarik Paschimeli Miss Gandaki Season Four was held at Hotel Pokhara Grand, Pokhara on Saturday. Eighteen-year-old Ritika Gurung won the title of Miss Gandaki among 16 participants.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The star striker Anil Gurung stepped into the football pitch for the last time in an international match for Nepal national team.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14The AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers match between Nepal and Philippines ended with a draw on Tuesday. Despite numerous attempts, both sides struggled to score a goal in the game played at Anfa Complex, Satdobato.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Anil Gurung is taking retirement from the national team duty after the clash against the Philippines on Tuesday.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 7: With the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies just around the corner, election fever has gripped Tehrathum, a district of the Province-1 in eastern Nepal.

Gurung breaks with tradition to make shoes

September 12, 2017 10:18 am

LAMJUNG, Sept 12: The primary aim of most ethnic groups in the villages of Lamjung is either to get recruited in the British or Indian armies. Young boys running to get their chest measured is a common practice here.

GORKHA, August 10: A process has begun to develop a school curriculum in the Gurung language – which has been spoken in 22 villages of 14 VDCs in northern Gorkha.

Gurung Films Flourishing in Pokhara

August 6, 2017 12:53 pm

Pokhara is a melting pot of a diverse group of communities. People belonging to various cultures live here in harmony with a shared sense of tradition. The city has also given a significant space to Gurung films.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Two years after filing a case at the Supreme Court for citizenship to her daughters through her identity, Deepti Gurung has finally taken a big sigh of relief. Now she can pass on citizenship certificates to her daughters. On Monday, the apex court ordered that Gurung’s daughters Neha, 22, and Nikita, 17, are eligible for citizenship by descent. The girls said that they are on cloud nine after the court’s verdict.

Anil Gurung axed from national team

March 17, 2017 23:15 pm

KATHMANDU, March 17: Skipper Anil Gurung has been axed from the national football team while three other players have made comeback to the squad, which was announced by head coach Gyotoku Koji on Friday.

5 things about Sipora Gurung

March 6, 2017 10:11 am

Sipora Gurung is a national volleyball player and actress. She was the top 5 finalist of Miss Nepal 2013. At 11, young and energetic Sipora got attention of her school coach and later started competing in national and international tournaments. At 13, she became the youngest player to compete in the 10th South Asian games held in Sri Lanka. Sipora has also played the role of a main character in the movie Yamphawati The Princess which will be released soon in theaters.

PATHRI (Morang), Feb 25: Minister for Labour Surya Man Gurung has expressed his confidence that the current problems and challenges faced by the country would be resolved soon as the constitution amendment bill was forwarded and date for local poll was also announced recently.

CHITWAN, Feb 5: Minister for Labor and Employment Suryaman Gurung has accepted that free visa and air ticket system could not be implemented and managed.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Minister for Labor and Employment Suryaman Gurung spoke of the need of motivating youths to seek employment opportunity within the country.

ITAHARI, Dec 10: Minister of State for Health, Taraman Gurung, has stressed that the indigenous nationalities expressing dissatisfaction on some issues of the new constitution should instead utilize the constitution amendment bill.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Defender Deepak Gurung of Tribhuvan Army club has been named in the 23-member final squad of football by head coach Gyotoku Koji for the upcoming AFC Solidarity Cup.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Dhan Raj Gurung, speaking in parliament on Sunday has opposed the idea of adopting Hindi also as official language of Nepal.

TAPLEGUNJ, Sept 30: Minister for Labour and Employment Surya Man Gurung has said that regulating foreign employment sectors was in his high priority.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Minister for Labor and Employment Suryaman Gurung on Monday said that the government is preparing to lift the ban on Nepali workers for Afghanistan and Iraq. According to him, a next meeting of the Council of Ministers will take a decision to this effect.

Swimmer Sirish Gurung feted

September 10, 2016 11:09 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Olympian Sirish Gurung was felicitated by Nepal Swimming Association in Kathmandu for breaking national record during the Rio Olympics.

Swimmer Sirish Gurung feted

September 9, 2016 22:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Olympian Sirish Gurung was felicitated by Nepal Swimming Association in Kathmandu for breaking national record during the Rio Olympics.

5 things about Rishma Gurung

September 5, 2016 09:35 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 4 : Nepali actress Rishma Gurung is busy with the promotions of her upcoming release ‘Jhumkee’. Gurung, who started her acting career with Gurung language films, made her Nepali film debut with ‘Kabaddi’.

POKHARA, Sept 3: The 22nd annual general meeting and 12th convention of the Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN), Pokhara, has elected a new working committee under the chairmanship of Chau Bahadur Gurung.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Surya Kiran Gurung has warned that he will not continue in his job if the bill to amend the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (CIEDP & TRC) Act is not endorsed speedily.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The last rites of late singer Khem Raj Gurung was performed at Pashupati Aryaghat on Sunday evening.

DHANKUTA, Aug 28: People of Sankhuwasabha district offered a final condolence to the late folk and modern singer, Khem Raj Gurung on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The CPN-UML today expressed sadness over the passing of Nepali folksinger and musician Khem Raj Gurung.

Folk singer Gurung passes away at 42

August 25, 2016 19:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Nepali folk singer and musician Khem Raj Gurung, who was best known for his hit song "Wari Jamuna Pari Jamuna," died on Thursday at Medicare National Hospital and Research Centre, Chabahil. He was 42.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Bhat Bhateni Supermarket and Departmental Store (BBSM) has appointed swimmer Sirish Gurung as its brand ambassador.

SYDNEY, June 25 - Nepali Kala Sanskriti Tatha Sahitya Pratisthan ( NKSSP) Austraila organized an event at Happ Street Auburn , Sydney , Australia to offer tribute and express condolence to Late Amber Gurung.