Umesh Pun

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PHOTOS: Try bungee in Kushma, Parbat? Why not!

Published On: December 12, 2020 07:45 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Dec 12: The newly-launched bungee jump spot in Kushma, which has also been claimed as the world’s second-highest spot of this kind, is flooded with domestic tourists as the country is gradually but cautiously trying to resume all tourism-related businesses in recent days.

‘Canyoning is fun’ (PHOTO FEATURE)

Published On: December 5, 2020 07:45 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Established in 2014, Pokhara Canyoning has been one of the popular destinations in the tourist city of Pokhara for those who love to make some adventures.

Nepal’s tallest Shiva statue being built in Pokhara, expected to boost religious tourism (with photos)

Published On: November 9, 2020 08:07 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Nov 9: Nepal’s tallest idol of Lord Shiva that is under-construction in Pokhara has reported 45 percent progress. The statue is being erected at Pumdikot, Pokhara Metropolitan City-24.

IN PICS: Majestic mountains

Published On: November 1, 2020 01:10 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Nov 1: As the weather across the country is crystal clear, views of the distant mountain ranges are capturing the attention of people.

Under-construction Pokhara Int’l Airport in photos

Published On: October 17, 2020 08:55 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

Under-construction Pokhara Int’l Airport in photos

PHOTOS: Lakecity Pokhara’s deserted tourist sites

Published On: October 9, 2020 08:50 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The global pandemic of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has adversely affected all business- and service-related sectors. Since Nepal went into a nationwide lockdown in March earlier this year, the tourism sector is yet to see a revival although restrictions imposed on the hospitality sector are yet to be lifted.

PHOTOS: Protest rally in Pokhara to express solidarity with Dr Govinda KC

Published On: October 5, 2020 06:35 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Oct 5: Youths in Pokhara staged a demonstration on Monday to express their solidarity with Dr Govinda KC.

PHOTOS: Third day of lockdown in Kaski

Published On: August 21, 2020 04:05 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Aug 21: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kaski, has imposed prohibitory orders in the district since Wednesday in view of novel coronavirus spread.

World’s second highest bungee jump spot in Parbat all set to come into operation (with photos)

Published On: August 7, 2020 08:15 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Aug 7: A newly-developed bungee jumping spot in Parbat is all set to kick off its operation. The 282-meter high bungee spot is said to be the second highest in the world and the highest in Asia.

IN PICS: Awareness against COVID-19 getting effective in Pokhara

Published On: July 23, 2020 10:00 AM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, July 23: Traffic police personnel in Pokhara have been spreading awareness among the people against the global pandemic of novel coronavirus.

India takes lead in women's football finals

Published On: December 9, 2019 01:45 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Dec 9: India is leading Nepal 1-0 in the ongoing final clash of women's football here at the Pokhara Stadium.

Bangladesh defeats Sri Lanka by 2 runs

Published On: December 8, 2019 04:20 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Dec 8: Bangladesh women team defeated Sri Lanka by 2 runs in the T-20 Cricket match held in Pokhara on Sunday.

Bangladesh beat Nepal by 10 wickets in Women's T20

Published On: December 4, 2019 11:50 AM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Dec 4: Bangladesh defeated Nepal by 10 wickets in Women's T20 held in Pokhara under the 13th South Asian Games on Wednesday.

Bangladesh President takes boat ride on Fewa Lake in Pokhara (with photos)

Published On: November 14, 2019 02:15 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Nov 14: Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid who is currently paying a four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal went on a boat ride on Fewa Lake in Pokhara on Thursday.

By-election candidacy nomination in Kaski-2 (with photos)

Published On: November 7, 2019 01:45 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

POKHARA, Nov 7: Candidates from different political parties on Thursday have registered their candidacies at District Election Office, Pokhara for the vacant seat of House of Representatives in Kaski-2 amidst the presence of party cadres and supporters.

Panoramic view of Lake City

Published On: October 23, 2019 07:40 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

The panoramic view of Lake City's popular destination Shantipur as seen from Pumdi, Pokhara. A total of 90 percent tourists who come to Pokhara, visit Shantipur.

Swing this Dashain

Published On: October 10, 2019 02:37 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

A girl enjoying latthe ping (swing) in Pasryang, Pokhara. It is rare to see traditional latthe ping these days.

Having fun shopping for Dashain

Published On: September 30, 2019 06:25 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

Customers busy choosing chyangra (Himalayan goat) for Dashain, at Lekhnath, Pokhara. The market has been flooded with sheep and goats for Dashain celebration. It costs Rs 25,000 to 35,000 per sheep/goat.

Badagaon-Kaiya Suspension bridge attracting domestic tourists

Published On: August 22, 2019 12:53 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

Badagaon-Kaiya Suspension bridge is situated at Parbat district. It is Nepal's one of the tallest suspension bridges located at the height of 156m above ground and has 347m length.These days domestic tourists are also attracted to this place.

Unmanaged wires in Chipledhunga, Pokhara

Published On: August 9, 2019 05:26 PM NPT By: Umesh Pun

Unmanaged wires hanging from the poles in Chipledhunga have affected the city’s beauty. These wires have made the tourist area look unappealing