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.

LAMGUNJ, June 19: Children in the remote parts of Manang, Mustang or Lamjung rarely go to school. While there are only a few numbers of schools in the rugged terrain, poverty also equally bares them from getting education.

Manang into Udayapur final

May 18, 2018 08:31 am

UDAYAPUR, May 18: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fifth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup football tournament with a close 3-2 win over Sunsari XI on Thursday.

Manang into Udayapur semis

May 14, 2018 09:20 am

UDAYAPUR, May 14: Laxmi Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fifth Rumpum Udayapur Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating the host Udayapur XI 1-0 on Sunday.

ILAM, April 30: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club and Ruslan Three Star Club are going head-to-head in the final of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament on Monday. Both the teams will be going into the match with full preparations to lift the title of the biggest prize money of the eastern hilly region.

ILAM, April 29: Ruslan Three Star Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament with a 2-0 win over the departmental team Armed Police Force in the second semifinal match on Saturday.

ILAM, April 28: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament with a slender 1-0 win over the departmental side Tribhuvan Army Club in the first semifinal match on Friday.

Manang Marshyangdi into semis

April 24, 2018 08:00 am

ILAM, April 24: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament defeating the host Mai Valley Club on Monday.

Manang into Madan Bhandari final

April 1, 2018 08:57 am

BUTWAL, April 1: Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing third Madan Bhandari Gold Cup Football Tournament with a thumping 5-0 victory over Sunaulo Sangam on Saturday.

Frozen Manang (photo feature)

January 9, 2018 15:52 pm

MANANG, Jan 9: The water has turned into rocky ice due to drop in temperature in the district. The pipeline of water has broken while flowing water turned into solid ice. The rivers in the district turned into icy surface.

LAMJUNG, Dec 8: The final result of elections in Manang has released where CPN- UML has secured the position to the House of Representatives. According to the Chief District Officer (CDO), Hari Prasad Pant, left alliance candidate Poldenchopang Gurung, who is the UML leader won the election for the House of Representatives. Poldenchopang secured 2,300 votes while his nearest rival Tek Bahadur Gurung from Nepali congress garnered 2,021 votes.

JHAPA, Nov 30: A-Division outfit Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) booked its place in the final of the ongoing Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament defeating the host Kakarbhitta Football Training Center on Wednesday.

In pictures: Manang elections

November 26, 2017 13:47 pm

POKHARA, Nov 26: Voting at Nur-Fu rural municipality-3 of Manag completed. Of the 104 voters, 75 voted in the election, Ram Krishna Tamang, election officer said. The remaining 29 voters were away.

Party cadres manhandle Manang journalist

November 18, 2017 14:26 pm

MANANG, Nov 18: Vice-president of Federation of Nepali Journalists, Manang chapter Nabin Lamichhane was manhandled in course of news reporting in Nesyang rural municipality.