Santosh Pokharel

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Muktinath temple to be reopened from Sunday

Published On: September 23, 2021 12:22 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Sept 23: The Muktinath Temple located in Mustang that has been closed for the past six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be reopened from September 26, Sunday. Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara believe that tourism activities will increase after the reopening of the temple.

Annapurna base camp hotels to be reopened from mid-September

Published On: September 12, 2021 05:27 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Sept 12: The hotels in the Annapurna base camp area that have been closed for a long time due to the coronavirus infection, will be reopened from mid-September. Local business people are preparing to open the hotels in Ghandruk, the entrance to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)) from September 17. ABC's hotels will be open from 20th September.

Six dead, Two missing in Parbat landslide

Published On: September 3, 2021 10:25 AM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Sept 3: Six persons died and two have gone missing after a landslide swept away their houses in various part of Parbat.

Five dead, one missing in Pokhara landslide

Published On: September 2, 2021 02:35 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Sept 1: Five persons died and one has gone missing after a landslide swept away their houses in Pokhara. The deceased have been identified as four men and a woman. According to Kaski Police, five others were injured.

Kuwaiti flag that was hoisted on Mt Amadablam sent back to Kuwait secretly

Published On: July 30, 2021 03:10 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Kuwaiti flag, which was hoisted on Mt Amadablam without permission, has been secretly returned to Kuwait. The flag, which was kept at the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara, was sent back to Kuwait in May. The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation had confiscated the flag that was hoisted on Mt Amadablam without permission.

Public transport entrepreneurs announce to resume long-distance transport service from Wednesday

Published On: July 12, 2021 03:32 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, July 12: Long-distance public transport service was halted as soon as the local administration imposed a prohibitory order due to the second wave of COVID-19 in Nepal.

Delta variant confirmed in Gorkha and Syangja

Published On: July 11, 2021 01:29 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, July 11: Delta variant of COVID-19 has been found in Syangja and Gorkha districts, according to the Gandaki Provincial Health Directorate.

Gandaki CM visits flood-hit Manang after four days of disaster (with photos)

Published On: June 17, 2021 05:00 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

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.

NC’s Pokharel appointed new chief minister of Gandaki Province

Published On: June 12, 2021 07:47 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, June 12: Parliamentary party leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) in Gandaki Province, Krishna Chandra Pokharel ‘Nepali’ has been appointed as the new chief minister of the province.

Gangster-turned politician Dipak Manange appointed Youth and Sports Minister!

Published On: April 29, 2021 04:38 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, April 29: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung expanded his cabinet on Thursday, appointing Rajib Gurung aka Dipak Manange as the Minister for Youth and Sports.

Missing Rastriya Janamorcha lawmaker Shahi found admitted to hospital for COVID-19 treatment

Published On: April 28, 2021 06:26 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

A no-confidence motion filed at the Gandaki Provincial Assembly against Chief Minister Prithivi Subba Gurung has fallen in crisis after Shahi went out of contact. Voting scheduled for today has been put off until further notice.

No-confidence motion filed against Gandaki CM Gurung, NC’s Pokharel proposed as new CM

Published On: April 15, 2021 01:44 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, April 15: Opposition parties have registered a no-confidence motion against the chief minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung.

PHOTOS: Thousands throng Pokhara’s Lakeside to celebrate New Year despite risk of COVID-19 transmission

Published On: April 14, 2021 05:33 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, April 14: A huge number of domestic tourists thronged the lake city, Pokhara, on the occasion of the Nepali New year 2078.

IN PICS: Hazardous haze blankets Pokhara

Published On: March 27, 2021 03:15 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, March 27: As the air quality deteriorates across the nation, the lake city Pokhara, too, has been blanketed with a thick toxic haze.

Fewa Lake’s new area is 5.72 square kilometers

Published On: February 16, 2021 12:17 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Feb 16: A demarcation committee has prepared a report stating that the new area of Fewa Lake is 5.72 square kilometers (11,255 ropanis).

Trekking entrepreneurs in search of new trekking trails

Published On: February 7, 2021 02:31 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: With the expansion of motorways, the trekking trails have been shortened reducing the duration of trekking. The week-long treks are now over in a few days.

Security personnel mobilized to clear snow in Manang (photos)

Published On: February 6, 2021 01:20 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

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.

Fire destroys around 800 hectares of forest in Manang in past five days

Published On: January 30, 2021 03:39 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A forest fire in Manang has destroyed around 800 hectares of forest in the past five days.

Forest fire raging Nason Rural Municipality in Manang for past three days

Published On: January 28, 2021 05:31 PM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Jan 28: A forest fire has been raging Nason Rural Municipality in Manang for the past three days. It has not been controlled yet.

CAAN directs paragliders to install GPS to track their activities

Published On: January 25, 2021 11:25 AM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Jan 25: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has directed to track the paragliding activities in the sky of Pokhara with GPS. According to CAAN, the new decision was taken in view of the increasing instances of accidents after pilots often flew away from the designated area due to lack of any mechanism in place to track their movement in the sky.