Stories By 'AASH GURUNG'
The month of May is usually marked by warmer weather conditions, even in the high-altitude regions of the country. But this past week, Manang, one of the mountainous districts in the Gandaki Province, experienced snowfall continuously for three days on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
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Naso Rural Municipality in Manang district has taken constructive steps to help impoverished Dalit families build houses.
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Manang police found the body of a trekking guide on Friday. His companion, a Dutch national, is still missing. Police suspect they might have been buried by an avalanche along the Annapurna Circuit trekking route.
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Gandaki is preparing to declare 100 locations as vacation spots in a bid to establish tourism as the province’s primary base for prosperity. The provincial Tourism Ministry plans to release the list of destinations after holding discussions with Provincial Assembly members and local body representatives.
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Dordi Khola Hydropower Project being developed by Himalyan Power Partner in Lamjung district is scheduled to start generating electricity in the next seven months, according to the company.
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A teacher from Lamjung has made it to the top 50 list of finalists for the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Prize 2019.
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