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Santosh Pokharel



Private sector authorized to supervise paragliding flights in Pokhara

March 19, 2019 08:51 AM

POKHARA, March 19: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has authorized Nepal Airsports Association (NAA) to regulate and supervise paragliding flights in Pokhara.

Pokhara to ban paragliding companies not paying renewal fees

March 18, 2019 09:12 AM

POKHARA, March 18: Pokhara Metropolitan City has decided to charge a monthly fine of Rs 5,000 against paragliding companies who have not paid the business and renewal fees.

Not a single farm animal that died during Mustang snowfall was insured

March 14, 2019 09:25 AM

POKHARA, March 14: It has been revealed that not a single animal which perished during a heavy snowfall in Mustang few days ago was insured.

Local authority unaware of ongoing paragliding tournament in Pokhara

March 6, 2019 09:49 AM

POKHARA, March 6: A paragliding tournament is being organized in Pokhara. However, neither is the organizer of the event disclosed, nor does the regulatory authority have any information about it.

Solo paragliding banned after two die in three days

March 6, 2019 05:00 AM

POKHARA, March 6: A Russian national died in a paragliding accident on Tuesday in the tourist-hub of Pokhara. He is the second person to die in a paragliding accident in three days.

2 foreigners injured in paragliding crash in Pokhara

March 4, 2019 16:40 PM

POKHARA, March 4: Two foreigners have sustained injuries in a paragliding crash in touristic city Pokhara on Monday.

Call for regulating paragliding industry in Pokhara

March 4, 2019 08:38 AM

POKHARA, March 4: A Romanian pilot Ebe Chis Jer on Sunday succumbed to paragliding accident in Pokhara. The solo pilot had plunged into Fewa Lake after he lost control over the flight.

Call for regulating paragliding industry in Pokhara

March 4, 2019 08:38 AM

POKHARA, March 4: A Romanian pilot Ebe Chis Jer on Sunday succumbed to paragliding accident in Pokhara. The solo pilot had plunged into Fewa Lake after he lost control over the flight.

Romanian citizen killed in Pokhara paragliding crash

March 3, 2019 12:26 PM

POKHARA, March 3: A Romanian citizen died after a glider met with an accident in Pokhara on Sunday afternoon.

Adhikari praised for dedication, leadership

February 28, 2019 07:45 AM

POKHARA, Feb 28: Residents of Kaski district remember Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari for his warm and cheerful personality. Following his untimely demise in a helicopter crash on Wednesday, locals said he will always be remembered as a much-loved leader who touched the heart of youths and the older generation alike.

Gandaki province proposes paid travel leave for civil servants

February 23, 2019 10:00 AM

POKHARA, Feb 23: To promote domestic tourism, Gandaki province has forwarded a proposal to provide civil servants in the province paid leave to travel. While preparing a work plan for Internal Tourism Year 2019, Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment of the province has proposed to include paid travel leave provision on the work plan.

Gandaki Province observing Internal Tourism Year sans preparation

February 20, 2019 05:00 AM

POKHARA, Feb 20: Gandaki Province is celebrating Internal Tourism Year 2019 -- a year-long domestic tourism promotional campaign -- without any preparatory work.

Homestay heals you from the inside: Yogi Bikasananda

January 19, 2019 07:10 AM

POKHARA, Jan 19: Homestay is not a healing center. However, that can certainly be made so, according to Yogi Bikasananda. ‘Even now, people are getting healed in a certain way when they spend time meeting ‘organic’ people, far from the maddening crowd .’

Homestay heals you from the inside: Yogi Bikasananda

January 19, 2019 02:05 AM

POKHARA, Jan 19: Homestay is not a healing center. However, that can certainly be made so, according to Yogi Bikasananda. ‘Even now, people are getting healed in a certain way when they spend time meeting ‘organic’ people, far from the maddening crowd .’

Hoteliers upbeat as domestic tourists descend on Pokhara

January 1, 2019 09:25 AM

POKHARA, Jan 1: Temple Tree resort is gleaming with domestic tourists as full-fledged winter festivities kick on in Pokhara. Of its 68 rooms around 25 percent of the rooms are occupied by domestic tourists.

Pokhara’s Bus Park to be upgraded

December 26, 2018 13:16 PM

POKHARA, Dec 26: Pokhara’s old bus park located near Rastra Bank Chowk is being upgraded to attract tourists. The government will soon begin upgrading the ‘tourist bus park’, according to Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari. The Department of Tourism under the ministry took the initiative to upgrade the bus park that spreads across 18 ropanis of land. The land belongs to Pokhara Valley Town Development Committee and was gathering dust and garbage since long.

Neglected foot trail of Fewa Lake

December 17, 2018 10:30 AM

POKHARA, Dec 17: Every year, millions of tourists visit Pokhara and enjoy the beauty of the Fewa Lake. While some go for boating, most of them enjoy the beauty of the lake by walking on the foot trail around it. Despite its importance, the trail around the lake remains utterly neglected. It is filthy and dilapidated. Locals put the blame on the lack of action from concerned authorities as well as the visitors.

Trekking Trails on the rise

December 5, 2018 12:29 PM

POKHARA, Dec 5: Around 70 percent of tourists visiting Nepal travel through different trekking trails in the country. Nepal is one of the major destinations for trekking. During the favorable season trekking trails of the country are jam-packed. September to November is considered as the best season for trekking. In the past few years, domestic tourists have also started to trek and the numbers of trekkers are on the rise.

Jomsom airport runway being repaired after two decades

December 4, 2018 08:06 AM

POKHARA, Dec 4: After nearly two decades runway of the Jomsom Airport is being repaired. The runway was in dire need of repairs for a long time now. According to Pushparaj Neupane, an engineer with the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), the repair project worth Rs 800 million has already kicked off. “The work of erecting fences around the airport is almost over. Blacktopping of the runway and construction of parking area will follow soon,” he said.

Ultralight aircraft makes safe landing despite technical glitches

November 30, 2018 15:44 PM

POKHARA, Nov 30: An ultralight aircraft which faced technical glitches during flight has made a safe landing.