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UML changes mayoral candidate in Pokhara

Published On: April 25, 2022 02:50 PM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, April 25: The CPN-UML leader Krishna Thapa has resigned from his post as Gandaki Provincial Assembly member after receiving the ticket for the mayoral candidate of Pokhara Metropolitan City.

Why does the earth surface in Pokhara cave in from time to time?

Published On: August 24, 2021 01:34 PM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, August 24: A huge flood occurred on the road at Mahendrapul in Pokhara due to heavy rain on Sunday night. Not only a stretch of the road but also the sidewalks caved in due to the flood. People living in the area are worried as the roads and sidewalks have been washed away. Mahendrapul is one of the popular business areas of Pokhara.

Nepali nationals in Afghanistan plead for their immediate rescue after Taliban insurgents storm Kabul

Published On: August 16, 2021 04:10 PM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, August 16: Many Nepali nationals working in Afghanistan are worried for their safety after Taliban insurgents take control of Kabul-- the capital city of the war-torn Afghanistan-- on Sunday. The fear of potential attacks by the Taliban has led thousands of people to leave the country in a haste.

20 Chinese workers stranded back home due to coronavirus

Published On: February 2, 2020 09:41 AM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, Feb 2: 20 Chinese workers who have been working in the construction work of the Pokhara Regional International Airport have been stranded back home due to the widespread of coronavirus in China.

Promotional campaign begins at end of year

Published On: September 21, 2019 08:07 AM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, Sept 21: The promotional campaign for Internal Tourism Year 2019 has just begun in the Gandaki Province, when just over three months remain before the year ends.

Additional Rs 84 million to be given for homestay

Published On: May 12, 2019 10:44 AM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, May 12: The government of Gandaki Province is set to distribute an additional Rs 84 million as grants for homestay business in the province.

Pokhara Lakeside no more a no-vehicle zone

Published On: June 19, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, June 19: The no-vehicle zone policy that was introduced in Lakeside, Pokhara, has been removed. The government’s decision to designate the area as a vehicle free zone was subject to much criticism.

‘Insurance cos should reach all local units within 5 years’

Published On: March 4, 2018 08:42 AM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, March 4: The Beema Samiti (BS) has made it mandatory for insurance companies to reach out to rural areas and open branches in local administrative units, in line with the Nepal Rastra Bank’s instruction to the banks and financial institutions to compulsorily open their branches in the local units.

Departmental teams dominate volleyball tournament on first day

Published On: December 27, 2017 07:52 AM NPT By: SANTOSH POKHREL

POKHARA, Dec 27: The 21st Women’s and 31st Men’s National Volleyball Tournament has kicked off at the Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara from Tuesday.