MANANG, Feb 25: One person died on Saturday when a house collapsed in Manang.

MANANG, Jan 25: The temperature in the mountainous district of Manang is decreasing daily. With the arrival of January, the temperature here has dropped to minus 22 degrees. The temperature here reaches minus 12 during the afternoon. Although the snowfall is less, the cold has increased significantly.

MANANG, Jan 17: Many of the glacial lakes in Manang district are limited to pictures at present whereas in reality they are disappearing alarmingly.

Himalayan settlements facing severe cold

December 17, 2023 11:00 am

POKHARA, Dec 16: The settlements in the upper parts of the Himalayan districts of Manang and Mustang are wearing deserted looks due to extreme cold. The locals say that villagers are flocking to the city to escape the cold.

MANANG, Dec 4: Manang district has received the highest number of foreign tourists since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

MANANG, Oct 6: A US citizen died after falling off a cliff while visiting Manang, a mountainous district in Nepal. The victim is 69-year-old Charles Keith Davis.

MANANG, Sept 12: A friendly football tournament has begun at high altitude areas of Manang district from Monday. The tournament was organized at Chame Rural Municipality-1 in the district.

Manang, Aug 15: The Dumre-Besisahar-Chame road, the sole access route to Manang, has been restored following a three-day disruption caused by adverse weather conditions. The road was resumed with the improvement in weather since Monday.

Chhetu festival observed in Manang

July 15, 2023 13:10 pm

MANANG, July 15: The 'Chhetu' festival has been observed in the mountainous district, Manang. Also known as 'Miteri', the festival means to maintain unity and fraternity among siblings and relatives.

MANANG, July 13: The lumpy skin disease has been detected in Manang district. A veterinarian at the Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Expert Center, Manang, Narayan Kusum said the lumpy skin disease was detected in an ox reared by a farmer of Chame Rural Municipality-2, Thanchowk.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A helicopter of Manang Air flying from Surke in Solukhumbu to Kathmandu has gone out of contact. The helicopter, which had the crew members and five foreigners, has gone out of contact.

Manang, May 28: The mountainous district of Manang has not been connected to the national grid.

MANANG, May 10: A huge number of tourists turned up to the Himalayan district Manang as of May 7 this year. A total of 8,220 tourists had visited the tourist district from January to May 7 in 2023.

MANANG, April 26: Residents of Manang district have ascended toward the highlands to collect Yarsagumba (Ophiocordyceps  sinensis) with the beginning of the Yarsa picking season.

POKHARA, Nov 20: More than 50 percent of votes have been cast in the mountain districts of Manang and Mustang, according to the election officials there. Electoral officials have said that in Mustang, a district across the Himalayas, 51 percent of votes were cast and in Manang, another Himalayan district, 55 percent of the eligible voters cast their votes.

70.67 percent votes casts in Manang

November 20, 2022 16:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: As much as 70.67 percent votes have been cast in Manang till 3:15 PM in the ongoing voting for the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Four polling centers in Manang district have less than 100 voters each.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19:  In the House of Representatives (HoR) election, the mountain district of Manang has the least number of candidates with a total of three candidates.

82 tourists stranded in Manang rescued

October 11, 2022 09:11 am

MANANG, Oct 11: A total of 82 tourists- domestic and foreign combined- stranded in Manang, a mountainous district, due to adverse weather have been rescued.

MANANG, Oct 3: Exploring new places during public holidays of festivals like Dashain is becoming a trend among the Nepali people.

MANANG, Sept 28: The tourism sector which was hit hard for nearly two years by COVID-19 is gradually gaining momentum.

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