Stories By 'AASH GURUNG'
Apple farmers in Manang are preparing for the picking season which is expected to start in mid-September. This year’s apple harvest is expected to have an early start because of a wet spring, according to growers. Apple growers said that hybrid apple, which is early-season apple, would be ready for picking within two weeks.
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District Disaster Management Committee, Lamjung, has recommended the National Reconstruction Authority to immediately relocate three settlements that are at high landslide risk areas.
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Panighatta, a Nepali play is gaining wide acclaim in Calcutta, particularly among its Nepali speaking residents. Panighatta was part of a number of plays staged at the three-day International Theatre Festival held in the city from February 23.
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Annapurna Circuit, the world famous trekking route has witnessed a spike in number of tourists passing through Lamjung route. In 2017, the trekking route was visited by 27,068 foreign tourists—the highest in 21 years since tourist record keeping was started.
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Panighatta, a play written and directed by the Lamjung-based director Puru Lamsal, is slated to represent Nepal at an upcoming international drama festival—Sombu Mitra and Bijon Bhattacharya Memorial Drama Festival—in Rabindranagar, Kolkata, in India.
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Rivers and streams in the mountain district of Manang have started freezing due to excessive cold.
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