MANANG, Sept 6: A large number of yaks in the pastureland in Disyang Rural Municipality in Manang have taken ill and around 30 have died from an unidentified disease.

Besisahar-Chame road obstructed

June 18, 2022 12:21 pm

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: Kanchha Ghale of CPN-UML has been elected to the post of Chairman of  Nesyang Rural Municipality in Manang district. He got 861 votes.

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.

MANANG, March 12: Nepali Congress (NC) has kicked off its election campaign in the trans-Himalayan district, Manang.

Besisahar-Chame road to close for 15 days

February 26, 2022 13:15 pm

LAMJUNG, Feb 26: The Besisahar-Chame road linking Lamjung and Manang district will remain closed from March 4 to March 19.

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.

MANANG, Jan 25: The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Due to the rise of COVID-19 infection, vaccination cards have been made mandatory for entry into the Himalayan district of Manang.

LAMJUNG, Dec 30: Achyo Gurung, 55, of Wadargaun in Rural Municipality-4 has gone missing while returning home from a shed.

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, August 5: The Gangapurna Lake in Manang has now almost disappeared after being buried by landslides and floods.

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.

MANANG, July 12: The Gandaki Province Government has extended support to set up solar panels, inverters and batteries in 16 government offices in the disaster-hit Manang district.

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.

MANANG, June 27: A Bulldozer got trapped on a motorable bridge over the Marshyangdi River at Chame, the district headquarters of Manang.

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.

MANAG, June 19: The flow of Marsyangdi River has been obstructed after a landslide fell over the river along the border of Chame Rural Municipality-4 and 5.

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.

POKHARA, June 15: Incessant rainfall for the past few days has triggered floods in  Manang district, inundating most houses at Taalgaun of Naso Rural Municipality on Tuesday.

MANANG, May 29: A massive flood triggered by incessant rainfall for the past few days has inundated human settlements in Ghatte Khola of Chame Rural Municipality-3 in Manang 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

Forest fire continues in Manang

February 14, 2021 13:28 pm

MANANG, Feb 14: Forest fire in Mukhung Community Forest in Nisyang Rural Municipality-2 is yet to come under control. The fire started on February 11.

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A forest fire in Manang has destroyed around 800 hectares of forest in the past five days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A forest fire that began two days ago in Naso Rural Municipality of Manang district is yet to come under control. Multiple efforts made to douse the fire have failed so far.

COVID-19 redetected in Manang district

December 18, 2020 17:10 pm

MANANG, Dec 18: A few COVID-19 cases have been reported again in Manang district.

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, June 18: Mountain district Manang has reported the first ever case of novel coronavirus disease on Thursday.

'Prem Geet 3’ filming in frozen Manang

December 18, 2019 19:59 pm

Cheten Gurung and Santosh Sen’s directorial ‘Prem Geet 3’ is currently shooting in Upper Manang.

POKHARA/MUSTANG, Dec 14: The mountain districts of the country have witnessed snowfall for the last two days, and the daily lives of locals have been hit as the temperatures have dipped significantly.

Snowfall brings chill to Manang uplands

December 13, 2019 07:21 am

POKHARA, Dec 13: The upper areas of Manang district witnessed snowfall on Thursday. The first snowfall of the season has sent the temperatures down and rendered life difficult for the locals.

‘Prem Geet 2’ begins its shoot

November 8, 2019 19:40 pm

The movie 'Prem Geet 2' has begun its shoot on Friday at the Dakshinkali temple in Kathmandu. According to a press statement released by production team, the movie will be released on April 10.

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.

Off the beaten track

May 17, 2019 10:25 am

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Country’s first ice climbing festival is going to take place in Manang district, beginning February 2.

MANANG, Dec 28: With the heavy snowfall since Thursday afternoon, the minimum temperature in Manang district has dipped to minus 20 degree Celsius.

Manang, Signature sign sponsorship deal

October 12, 2018 07:16 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: A-Division outfit Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) has signed a sponsorship deal for the league with Signature, a premium international whiskey brand, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Manang road faces obstruction in Dishyang-1 Pishang, Chameko Koto, and Timang Khola road sections due to landslide and flood.

Chame, the district headquarter of Manang, lies in an altitude of 2,670-meters from sea level. It is renowned for the majestic views of the mountain ranges that captivate the tourists with its scenic beauty.