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Prashant Lamichhane



Probe committee measures Karna Shakya's hotel in Pokhara

June 4, 2018 16:35 PM

POKHARA, June 4: A land measurement team formed by the government has started to measure land encroached by Karna Shakya's Water Front Hotel at Fewa Lake.

Plights of opening track thru rocky terrain

June 4, 2018 15:30 PM

CHITWAN, Jun 4: Breaking a rocky terrain to construct road is an uphill task.

Over 200 illegal structures on Fewa shores

May 1, 2018 09:35 AM

KATHMANDU, May 1: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City has compiled details of individuals involved in illegally constructing  structures on the shores of Fewa Lake.

1,692 ropani encroached at Fewa in 40 yrs: OAG report

April 17, 2018 06:45 AM

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Office of the Auditor General has found that 1,692 ropanis of land (1 ropani equals 508.7 square meters) at Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been encroached and registered in the names of private individuals over the last 40 years.

Maoist leaders worry over power sharing post party unity

January 2, 2018 17:59 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: A secretariat meeting of the CPN (Maoist Center) has dwelled on the unification with the CPN-UML at the Khumaltar-based residence of Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Journey of Dahal: From Rohini to Khumaltar

December 16, 2017 19:00 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Following the start of the peace process, Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal rented a house in Nayabazar.

President Bhandari visits Dahal's residence

November 20, 2017 11:55 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has visited CPN Maoist chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal's residence in Lazimpat.

Fewa encroachment raised in parliament

August 12, 2017 01:26 AM

KATHMANDU, August 11: The issue of Fewa Lake encroachment has entered the parliament on Friday.

Govt body says no permit given for Shakya’s Fewa resort

August 11, 2017 07:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: It has come to light that the Waterfront Resort being run on the banks of Fewa Lake in Pokhara by tourism entrepreneur Karna Shakya was built and operated without permission from the government bodies concerned.

Metropolis starts collecting details of Fewa encroachment

August 10, 2017 06:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Pokhara-Lekhanath Metropolitan City has started collecting details of illegal structures developed in the vicinity of Fewa lake.

Water Front Resort operating while writ petition is subjudice in Supreme Court

August 9, 2017 14:46 PM

KATHMANDU, August 9: While the writ petition filed against hotelier Karna Shakya is still subjudice at the Supreme Court, Park Village Water Front Resort is operating in full swing on the Lakeside in Pokhara.

Noted hoteliers lead Fewa encroachment: Probe panel

August 8, 2017 07:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: People of high social standing are in the forefront in illegally encroaching on Fewa Lake, in the tourist hub of Pokhara.

Fewa will 'disappear' in 287 years

August 7, 2017 04:46 AM

KATHMANDU, August 6: Experts believe the famous Fewa Lake of Pokhara will face existential crisis in the near future if the ever increasing human encroachment around the iconic lake continues unabated. Not just due to the human act, they believe the future of the lake is at stake also because of natural reasons.

Fewa lake shrank from 10 to 4.2 sq km in 46 yrs

August 4, 2017 07:17 AM

POKHARA, Aug 3: It may surprise many that land at famous Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been registered for years in the names of private individuals. It has been learnt that land around the lake, which is listed as a Ramsar wetland conservation area, has been registered as private property and the area of the lake also shrunk from 10 square kilometers in 1961 to 4.20 square kilometers in 2008.

Fewa land registered in individuals' names

August 4, 2017 03:00 AM

POKHARA, August 3: It may surprise many  that land at famous Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been registered for years in the names of private individuals . It has been learnt that land around the lake, which is listed as a Ramsar wetland conservation area, has been registered as private property and the area of the lake also shrunk from 10 square kilometers to 4.20 square kilometers in 2008.

EC directs to resume vote counting in Pokhara

May 21, 2017 17:55 PM

KATHMANDU, May 21: The Election Commission (EC) has directed to resume the vote counting of Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolis.

Burn-injured Raute youth returns home (with video)

May 9, 2017 19:28 PM

KATHMANDU, May 9: Raute youth Kapil Shahi who was undergoing treatment for burn injures at Trauma Center since April 20 has been discharged from the hospital on Tuesday.

Burn-injured Raute youth admitted to Trauma Center, to undergo surgery

April 21, 2017 16:22 PM

KATHMANDU, April 21: Kapil Shahi, a youth of Raute community, who has been suffering from burn injuries for the last one year, has been hospitalized at Trauma Center.

Maoist lawmakers criticize PM for rampant budget transfer

March 21, 2017 12:41 PM

KATHMANDU, March 21: CPN (Maoist Center) lawmakers raised serious objections over transfer of budgets only to the home districts of the influential leaders in the party and the government.

PSC server goes down, secretary says problem being fixed

January 30, 2017 17:00 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Public Service Commission’s (PSC) website went down on Monday just a day before the deadline to submit applications for the post of Nayab Subba (NaSu) would expire.