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Santosh Pokharel



Pokhara locals express solidarity with Dr KC

July 21, 2018 15:30 PM

POKHARA, July 21: A rally has been organized in Pokhara-Lekhanath Metropolitan City to pile pressure on the government to address demands of Dr Govinda KC. Civil society, businessmen, officials representing medical sector, students, general people took part in the pressure rally.

Tourism possibilities in Sworek

July 19, 2018 11:25 AM

Sworek, a new tourism destination, has come into the radar of multiple travel enthusiasts within a short duration of time. Located in Bhirkot-5, travelers are required to travel a distance of about 8 km from Adhikhola to reach Sworek. The destination also has road accessibility and is considered an ideal location for paragliding competitions. Local tour leader, Krishna Jung KC, stated that traveling to Sworek was pleasant even during the monsoon.

Clarion call to increase tourists’ stay, spending in Nepal

July 8, 2018 05:40 AM

POKHARA, July 8: Stakeholders have urged the government to take needful initiative for increasing tourist spending in the country. They said that Nepal will continue to be known as a ‘cheap destination’ if tourist spending does not increase.

Gandaki Province to keep records of tourist arrivals from July 17

July 7, 2018 05:20 AM

POKHARA, July 7: The Gandaki provincial government has said that it would start preparation for maintaining database of foreign tourists visiting Pokhara city. Local authorities have been saying that around 40 percent of total tourists visiting Nepal travel to Pokhara. But this is just a conservative estimate. There is no mechanism so far to calculate number of tourists visiting Pokhara.

Death toll in Upper Mustang tipper mishap climbs to 15; 14 injured

July 6, 2018 17:01 PM

POKHARA, July 6: The death toll in Upper Mustang tipper accident has reached 15, while 14 others have sustained injuries.

Fulbari Resort set to reopen from October

July 5, 2018 07:33 AM

Promoters to hand over management to an international hotel chain

Entrepreneurs want more tourism budget for Pokhara

July 3, 2018 07:56 AM

POKHARA, July 3: Tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara have urged Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) to increase budget for its Pokhara-based office for the next fiscal year so as to make its marketing and promotional activities effective.

PLMC gives continuity to old ambitious programs

June 25, 2018 04:20 AM

POKHARA, June 25: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City (PLMC) has unveiled its programs and policies for the Fiscal Year 2018/19 giving continuity to old ambitious programs. The metropolitan city has named a dozen programs including Fewa lake sewage diversion project and study on highly ambitious Fewa-Begnas monorail.

Yeti Airlines narrowly escapes accident at Pokhara airport

June 17, 2018 15:56 PM

POKHARA, June 17: A jet stream aircraft belonging to Yeti Airlines has narrowly escaped an accident at Pokhara Airport, on Sunday.

CAAN warns paragliding companies in Pokhara

May 27, 2018 10:40 AM

POKHARA, May 27: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has warned paragliding companies of action if they act against the laws and regulations of the CAAN. The authority has also warned both pilots and companies of canceling their license if they continue to breach the regulations.

Govt's 100 days in Province 4 'disappointing'

May 27, 2018 08:21 AM

POKHARA, May 27: Saturday marked the 100th day of formation of the Province 4 government. When the provincial government was formed, the residents were clearly enthusiastic and hopeful of progress and development.

'Scrap provision to pay restricted-area permit fee in US dollar'

May 16, 2018 09:28 AM

Department of Immigration assures matter will be resolved soon

Locals excited as Modi visits Muktinath

May 13, 2018 09:11 AM

POKHARA, May 13: Locals in Mustang district are excited with the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Muktinath temple, a famous Hindu shrine in the district. On Saturday morning, Modi flew from Kathmandu to Muktinath, spent around one hour at the temple, where he offered worship for around 25 minutes.

Saturday morning’s Pokhara-Jomsom flights canceled

May 12, 2018 09:25 AM

POKHARA, May 11: All commercial flights in the Pokhara-Jomsom sector scheduled for Saturday morning have been canceled in light of the Muktinath visit of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Issuing a notice to airmen (NOTAM), Jomsom airport has informed all airlines companies not to schedule their flights on Saturday morning for Jomsom airport. According to Bhanubhakta Koirala, chief of Jomsom airport, the NOTAM has been issued for 6:00 am to 9:30 am on Saturday.

Commercial banks unlikely to reach all local units by fiscal year-end

May 10, 2018 01:46 AM

POKHARA, May 10: The government's plan of taking commercial banks to all local units is unlikely to materialize in the current fiscal year.

Pilgrims to be barred from entering Muktinath 20 hours before Modi’s visit

May 9, 2018 10:33 AM

POKHARA, May 9: Pilgrims visiting Muktinath, a popular religious shrine in the mountainous district of Mustang, will be banned from entering the temple from 20 hours before the visit of Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi.

Mustang prepares for Modi visit

May 3, 2018 06:59 AM

POKHARA, May 3: Preparations for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Muktinath Temple in Mustang district are in full swing.

Ghandruk lodges offer special discounts for Nepalis

May 2, 2018 02:45 AM

POKHARA, May 2: Ghandruk village of Kaski district is offering special discounts to domestic tourists on the occasion of Annapurna Sanctuary Tourism Festival and Annapurna Marathon to be held next month.

All illegal infrastructures to be demolished: Mayor GC

May 2, 2018 02:30 AM

POKHARA, May 2: Pokhara residents are elated with the Supreme Court's recent verdict to destroy infrastructures that have been built by encroaching land around the Fewa Lake.

Transport syndicate threatens to halt service

April 18, 2018 03:30 AM

POKHARA, April 18: While the government is mulling stringent measures to uproot transport syndicates, the cartels are not ready to give up easily.