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.

POKHARA, Nov 9: There are altogether 5,881 voters in the mountainous district of Manang but more than 60% of them live outside of the district, according to candidates of various political parties.

MANANG, Oct 7: The number of domestic tourists visiting the trans-Himalayan district, Manang, has increased this Dashain.  The mountainous district was full of domestic tourists during the Dashain festival, the biggest festival of the Nepalis.

LAMJUNG, Sept 6: Eight people who were injured in a jeep accident in Manag on Tuesday have been airlifted to Kathmandu in a Nepal Army chopper.

MANANG, August 15: Since the past few years, Jagdish Pakhrin of Rasuwa has been working as a laborer in another mountainous district, Manang. Similaraly, Maya Gurung, Indra Bahadur Gurung and Muna BK of Gorkha, Arjun Pakhrin of Rasuwa among others are engaged in construction of houses, hotels, monasteries and even roads. Most of the workers involved in the construction works in Manang are earthquake victims. Hundreds of victims who were rendered homeless by the catastrophic earthquake of April 2015 are earning for their survival by doing labor work in Manang.

RASUWA, July 24: All the parts of the helicopter of Manang Air that met with an accident at the helipad in Gosaikunda have been taken to Kathmandu.

MANANG, July 3: Mountainous district Manang has gained the status of an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone as 1,265 out of the 1,275 houses in the district successfully constructed toilets.

POKHARA, June 29: Monsoon is considered an off-season for trekking. Until few years ago, hotels in Manang along the popular Annapurna Circuit trek used to get very less clients during monsoon. With low tourist traffic, hoteliers also used to engage in farming and other household works.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has opened its 59th branch office at Chame of Manang.

RASUWA, June 10: Manang Air's helicopter en route to Gosaikunda from Kathmandu has crash – landed incurring minor damages and sparing human casualties.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Chyasal Youth Club (CYC) has reached the quarterfinals of the ongoing Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Championship on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Tribhuvan Army Club and Friends' club have advanced to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Championship on Sunday.

Friends' stuns Manang Marsyangdi

May 29, 2017 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, May 29: Armed Police Force (APF) and Friends' Club emerged victorious in the ongoing Lalit Memorial U-18 Championship on Monday. In the matches played at the ANFA Complex APF registered hard fought 3-2 victory over Saraswoti Youth Club (SYC) while Friends' stunned Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marsyangdi 3-0.

Manang drops consensus way

May 17, 2017 01:00 am

POKHARA, May 17: Breaking with the tradition of electing their local representatives unopposed, voters in Manang district decided to go for a vote this time.

UML wins Chame, Nesyang in Manang

May 15, 2017 09:20 am

POKHARA, May 15: UML has secured the position of chairmen in Chame and Nesyang Rural Municipalities in Manang district.

LAMJUNG, May 13: The expansion of the national transmission line in the trans-Himalayan district of Manang is gaining momentum.

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Election Commission has finalized the number of voters for the upcoming local level elections and said 14,054,482 eligible Nepali citizens are registered with the election body. As per the voter list finalized by the election body, Morang district has the highest number of registered voters while Manang has the lowest number.

Manang lifts Rajarshi Janak Cup

March 29, 2017 21:05 pm

SARLAHI, March 29: Manang Marsyangdi Club has lifted the title of Rajarshi Janak Cup Football Tournament registering 1-0 victory over Tribhuvan Army Club in the summit clash on Wednesday.

LAMJUNG (Besisahar), March 14: The Army and Police forces have been mobilized to smoothly operate snow-disrupted vehicular movement in Manang – a trans-Himalayan district.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Manang Marsyangdi Club’s run in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup ended in the semifinal after a 1-0 defeat to TC Sports Club of the Maldives on Sunday.

Manang defeat makes semifinal race open

February 22, 2017 21:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: A superb hat-trick from Amiruddin Sharifi for Shaheen Asmayee FC delayed Manang Marsyangdi Club's surge to the semifinals of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup as it succumbed to a 3-1 defeat to the Afghan club on Wednesday with a match in hand. With Manang's defeat, the semifinal race for all the teams in Group B has become wide open.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Nepal's football giant Manang Marsyangdi Club is looking for a win over Afghani side Shaheen Asmayee on Wednesday with the aim to secure semifinal berth with a match in hand at the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup in Chittagong, Bangladesh.