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
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.