WALING (SYANGJA), Nov 24: An agreement on purchase of potato has been signed between the farmers of Syangja and a company making potato products.

SYANGJA, Nov 2: Lemon producers in Syangja are facing difficulties in finding a suitable market for their produce this year in contrast to good supplies last year. Farmers here made good supplies of lemons last year, but this time the situation is adverse.

WALING, Aug 24: Chhaprak, a part of Waling Municipality in Syangja, is a dalit-majority settlement. The settlement is situated beneath a cliff, exposing the locals to a high risk of natural hazards.

SYANGJA, June 8: A tragic incident occurred on Wednesday when an SUV, belonging to the District Coordination Committee of Syangja, veered off the road in Arjun Chaupari Rural Municipality, resulting in the death of one individual.

POKHARA, March 29: Many tourists who arrive in Pokhara do not miss an opportunity for paragliding. Some foreign tourists even come to Pokhara for paragliding training. Among them, a high-profile guest, Princess Asma Al Thani of Qatar, also took paragliding training in Syangja a few days ago.

SYANGJA, Jan 20: After a helicopter landed on a ground where a football match was underway in Waling of Syangja, the pilot and the passengers were beaten-up.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Kaligandaki 'A' Hydroelectric Power Project located in Mirmi, Kaligandaki Rural Municipality 7 of Syangja has been producing 96 megawatts of electricity daily.

Former ward chairman found dead

August 11, 2022 17:32 pm

KATHMANDU, August 11: Basant Shrestha, 55, the former ward chairman of Waling Municipality-9 in Syangja, has been found dead.

WALING, July 29: A total of 461 cases of divorce have been registered in the District Court, Syangja, in the last fiscal year, the court officials said. Of them, 371 cases were finalized while 90 cases are in process, registrar in the District Court Bishow Prasad Regmi shared.

WALING, June 19: Farmers in Syangja, who are facing shortage of chemical fertilizers, are happy with the news of availability of fertilizers starting Monday. Farmers are happy to hear that chemical fertilizer (DAP) will be distributed through the depot of Salt Trading Corporation Limited in Waling, Syangja.

SYANGJA, May 14: The post-mortem of 14 people killed in a jeep accident on Friday is being conducted at Gahau Primary Hospital Waling.

KATHMANDU, May 13: At least 13 people have been killed and 12 others injured in a jeep accident at Panchamul in Waling Municipality-4 of Syangja district.

POKHARA, April  17: As many as five people were killed in a jeep accident at Waling Municipality-12 on Sunday. The jeep (Ga 1 Ja 7399) that met with the accident was going to Waling of Syangja district.

WALING, Dec 20: 99 percent of people above 18 years of age in Syangja district have been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines so far, according to the District Health Office, Syangja.

SYANGJA, Jan 8: One hundred fifteen species of birds have been found at Bhaisegauda of Putalibazar municipality in Syangja district under Millennium Trek.

POKHARA, June 25: One more person has died of Covid-19 infection in Syangja.

SYANGJA, March 28: A total of 366 people have been quarantined in Syangja when the entire country enters the fifth day of lockdown implemented by the government to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

SYANGJA, March 27: A total of 213 individuals have stayed in self and home quarantine in Syangja district, the officials confirmed. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of District Police Office, Syangja Nabin Krishna Bhandari said that those 213 people living in quarantines had returned from different countries after the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.

Man charred to death

February 23, 2020 11:55 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A senior citizen was burned to death after his house caught fire at Biruwa Rural Municipality-5 of Syangja district on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Kaligandaki 'A' Hydropower Center, under the ownership of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), with a capacity of 144 megawatts, will be closed for maintenance for three days. The first unit powerhouse of Main Inlet Vulb-MIV faced leakage of water from 11 pm on Thursday. The production of electricity has been halted due to the leakage.

POKHARA, Feb 8: The Gandaki Province government has announced that it will establish 11 industrial villages in the province in the current fiscal year 2019/220. In the first phase, the provincial government will establish 6 industrial villages.

Quadruplets born in Pokhara

January 17, 2020 07:55 am

POKHARA, Jan 17: A woman gave birth to four babies at Manipal Teaching Hospital in Pokhara on Thursday.

POKHARA, Dec 29: In a recent market monitoring, district administration of Syangja has found that there has been serious contamination in drinking water and adulteration in mustard oil, gold, and silver.

WALING, Nov 21: The use of fake Nepali currencies of 500 and 1000 denominations has been reported in Waling, Syangja, recently.

Father, son killed in Syangja

September 3, 2019 20:15 pm

SYANJA, Sept 3: A father and his son were murdered in Harinas rural municipality-3, Lalahi Mindanda on Tuesday morning.

SYANGJA, May 6: Monkey menace in a rural village of Dubindada in Galyang municipality, Syangja district is so intense forcing the locals to migrate elsewhere.

SYANGJA, April 4: A woman in Syangja committed suicide Tuesday apparently after delivering a child out of wedlock.

SYANGJA, Jan 27: The people affected by the Kaligandaki 'A' Hydropower at Beltari area in Syangja district have demonstrated by putting forth various demands.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed grief over the demise of NC former Syangja district committee secretary Shiv Kumar Adhikari.

SYANGJA, Dec 15: District Police Office, Syangja on Friday arrested four individuals on the charge of attacking police and vandalizing a police station in the district.

Millennium Trek being revived

December 14, 2018 13:04 pm

POKHARA, Dec 14: Efforts have been initiated to revive the Millennium Trekking Route when the trend of trekking routes shortening due to the construction of motorable roads has been increasing in various parts of the country in recent times.

SYANGJA, Dec 2: It’s been almost two decades that the concept of Millennium Trekking Trail was introduced in Province 4. Commenced in 2000, the locals are constantly aiming to attract tourists. Targeting the ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ program, locals of Tanahun and Syangja are planning to establish a resort.

Destination Syangja

November 26, 2018 11:33 am

SYANGJA, Nov 26: Winter has hit the town and we can notice the deposition of snow in the mountains. Ripped buckwheat and paddy have changed the terrace of Syangja village into a sea of cereals. Blessed with diverse natural beauty, Syangja has a huge potential for tourism. The presence of natural and cultural heritages has added to promoting adventure and religious tourism in the district.

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POKHARA/SYANGJA, Nov 5: Korea has dominated the overall event in the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) in Sworek, Syangja in the last day of the tournament on Sunday. The Nepali players could not get to a better position despite displaying an improved performance compared to the fifth round, finishing sixth at last.

POKHARA/SYANGJA, Nov 3: Slovenia has taken the lead at the end of the second round in the ongoing Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) being played at Sworek in Syangja district. In individual event, Nepal is currently at the fifth place at the end of the second round of matches.

SYANGJA/POKHARA, Nov 1:  The Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) is being held from Thursday in Syangja. The tournament is being held for the first time in Nepal. Nearly 100 pilots from 21 nations have arrived in Syangja. The tournament will run for three days.

POKHARA/SYANGJA, Oct 30: The Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) is being held from Thursday in Syangja. The organizers are expecting that the tournament, which is being held for the first time in Nepal, will not only promote the courageous game, but will also help increase tourism in Nepal.

SYANGJA, Oct 25: The hailstones coupled with rain occurred in Syangja has destroyed orange worth Rs 20 million plus in different areas of the district, according to the details collected from the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project, Project Implementation Unit (Orange Super Zone).

Minister Aryal bereaved of mother

October 23, 2018 09:17 am

SYANGJA, Oct 23: Minister for Land Management, Cooperative and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal has been bereaved of her mother.

SYANGJA, Oct 17: A paragliding world cup championship is to be organized from November 1 to 4 at the Sworek ground of Bhirkot municipality -5 in Syangja district.

SYANGJA, Oct 13: The First Nepal Paragliding Accuracy World Cup-2018 is all set to be organized in the open grassy land of Swarek Mahapur and Daunwafant of Syangja.

SYANGJA, Oct 12: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Kumari Aryal, has said it was the responsibility of the government to protect people's property.

SYANGJA, Sept 25: Locals in remote areas of Syangja are elated after receiving citizenship at their doorsteps. The naïve villagers had long remained without citizenship because they were unaware about the importance of the document.

POKHARA, Sep. 1: Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja is collecting taxes not only from the high-earning businesspersons but also from the farmers and vendors. Farmers who sell their agricultural products in bamboo baskets, locally known as Dokos, are levied Rs 10 per basket.

SYANGJA, May 8: Bhirkot Municipality of the district has come up with a noble idea to attract pregnant women into a regular health check-up providing an egg each a day to the pregnant women who visit a health post on a regular basis.

SYANGJA, Feb 27: A farmer of Syangja district has successfully using aquaponics system to grow different vegetables.

DPM Shrestha defeated in Syangja-2

December 12, 2017 21:53 pm

SYANGJA, Dec 12: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education Gopal Man Shrestha has faced defeat in Syangja-2 for House of Representatives. CPN-UML candidate Padma Kumari Aryal has secured the victory by 3706 votes.

SYANGJA, Dec 12: CPN (Maoist Center) candidate for Syangja-1 (A) Dipak Thapa has been elected to the Provincial Assembly. Thapa defeated his closest rival of Nepali Congress Kamal Prasad Pangeni with a margin of 2726 votes.

Kaura Aura Grips Syangja Youths

October 28, 2017 09:27 am

Women clad in traditional Magar dress that comprises gunyo choli, patuka, teki, hamle, yellow potey, and men with damfus (a popular Nepali instrument played mostly in the Himalayan region) and kartal (a pair of castanets) get ready to grove to the tunes of Kaura every evening in Chitre Bhanjyang of Syangja.