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Santosh Pokharel



ACAP allowing lodges on Annapurna BC trail to add rooms

October 11, 2017 03:45 AM

POKHARA, Oct 11: Lodges on the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trekking trail are preparing to add rooms as number of trekkers to this popular trekking destination continues to rise with each passing year.

Many aspirants for chief minister in Province 4

October 8, 2017 03:45 AM

POKHARA, Oct 8: Many in Province 4 had predicted that the main opposition CPN-UML would field its youth leader Rabindra Adhikari, the president of parliament's Development Committee, in the provincial assembly elections, projecting him as the party's candidate for the post of chief minister of the province. The party, however, has chosen to field him in the parliamentary elections from Kaski constituency no. 2.

CAAN brings new rules for paragliding companies

October 7, 2017 05:13 AM

POKHARA, Oct 7: Paragliding companies in Pokhara will not be allowed to operate before 10 am and after 3:30 pm now onwards.

Political parties in Pokhara struggle to pick candidates

October 7, 2017 01:02 AM

POKHARA, Oct 7: Political parties in Pokhara have unveiled a long list of prospective candidates for the parliamentary and provincial elections. Unable to finalize the candidate, parties have forwarded the names to their party headquarters for the final decision.

Pokhara brimmiong with domestic tourists

October 5, 2017 06:10 AM

POKHARA, Oct 5: Pokhara witnessed significant rise in domestic tourist footfalls this Dashain season.

Rural folks descend on Pokhara to get crisp banknotes

September 27, 2017 05:30 AM

POKHARA, Sept 27: People from different villages of Kaski and surrounding districts are coming to Pokhara to exchange crisp notes for Dashain celebrations.

Sauraha entrepreneurs reach Pokhara to invite tourists

September 17, 2017 07:29 AM

POKHARA, Sept 17: After being recently hit by floods and having lost business in the past month, the tourism industry of Chitwan appears to have fully rebound now, with the hotels and resorts there welcoming visitors to their full capacity.

Fulbari Resort lays off all staff

September 13, 2017 08:57 AM

POKHARA, Sept 12: Fulbari Resort, which saw series of protests by trade unions in recent years, has laid off all its 117 employees, finally. The hotel management has said that operation of the hotel will remain completely shut for next few months.

Sarangkot: A place for thrill in monsoon

September 5, 2017 02:15 AM

POKHARA, September 5: Around 1600 meters above the sea level, Sarangkot of Pokhara remains jam packed almost all the seasons, more so in monsoon.

CAAN's new commercial building lying fallow

August 30, 2017 03:49 AM

POKHARA, August 30: Despite spending about Rs 70 million on its new commercial building, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Pokhara has not been able to utilize it. The building has been lying fallow as CAAN has not been able to rent it out.

New Diamond reaches semifinals

August 23, 2017 07:25 AM

POKHARA, August 23: Defending champion Shivam New Diamond Academy has reached to the semifinals of the sixth Red Bull National Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday.

HAN to fly gyrocopters for tourists from next week

August 22, 2017 02:26 AM

POKHARA, Aug 21: Heli Air Nepal (HAN) will be soon operating new light weighted portable helicopters known as gyrocopters, especially designed for domestic as well as international tourists who love adventure.

Nepal losing Chinese tourists to poor roads

August 20, 2017 08:33 AM

POKHARA, August 20: Chinese love for Nepal was at the peak when the devastating earthquake hit the country in 2015, which subsequently put a halt to their flow. It took pretty long time for the tourism sector to recover from the setback.

Mustang starts generating electricity from wind

August 18, 2017 03:08 AM

POKHARA, August 17: Mustang district has started generating electricity from wind, tapping in the potential which the mountainous district holds due to high air current.

Mustang starts generating electricity from wind

August 17, 2017 03:30 AM

POKHARA, August 17: Mustang district has started generating electricity from wind, tapping in the potential which the mountainous district holds due to high air current.

Mustang starts generating electricity from wind

August 16, 2017 03:28 AM

POKHARA, August 15: Mustang district has started generating electricity from wind, tapping in the potential which the mountainous district holds due to high air current.

CIAA concerned over Fewa Lake land encroachment

August 8, 2017 17:27 PM

POKHARA, August 8: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has shown concern over the land encroachment of Fewa Lake after Republica Daily published news about it.

Road to Mustang getting blacktopped

August 4, 2017 07:54 AM

POKHARA, Aug 3: The narrow and perilous Beni-Jomsom-Korala road, which connects Nepal with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, is finally upgraded.

Road to Mustang road being blacktopped

August 4, 2017 02:45 AM

POKHARA, August 3: The narrow and perilous Beni-Jomsom-Korala road, which connects Nepal with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, is finally upgraded.

Unruly parking rampant at Pokhara bus stops

August 3, 2017 12:54 PM

POKHARA: The bus stops meant for passengers to get on and off vehicles aren’t being used in the approved manner now-a-days in Pokhara. The local bus stops are slowly turning into a place for parking private vehicles.