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Machhapuchhre Rural Municipality introduces hiking fees to promote local trails

Published On: October 29, 2023 10:00 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, OCT 29: Machhapuchhre Rural Municipality in Kaski offers a selection of four hiking trails for nature enthusiasts to explore. Among these, two have gained popularity among hikers, while the remaining two have seen fewer visitors. In an effort to bolster tourism, the rural municipality has decided to focus on promoting one specific route.

Preparations Underway for Dragon Boat Race in Pokhara

Published On: June 21, 2023 07:29 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, June 21: The 'Nepal-China Friendship Dragon Boat Race Festival' is set to take place in Pokhara on Friday and Saturday, marking the first time such an event will be held in South Asia. The tourism sector anticipates that hosting the boat race in Phewa Lake will attract an influx of Chinese tourists to Nepal. As part of the festival preparations, the boat brought from China is currently being tested in Phewa Lake.

Junior fencing competition to take place in Pokhara from tomorrow

Published On: June 8, 2023 03:45 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, June 8: The first national junior and open fencing competition will be held in Pokhara on Friday and Saturday. The competition will feature a total of 60 medals up for grabs, including 10 gold, 10 silver, and 40 bronze, in both individual and team events.

Kayaking competition to be held in Pokhara

Published On: May 20, 2023 02:29 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, May 20: An open kayaking competition will be held in Pokhara on the second week of May. The competition will be held on May 26 under the coordination of Provincial Sports Council and Nepal Rafting and Canoeing Association. Basanta Raj Dawadi, a member of Provincial Sports Council and Coordinator of Adventure Sports, clarified that about 30 people will participate in the competition.

Cricket, golf, rugby? Authorities weigh options to build sports infrastructure in Pokhara's landfill site

Published On: February 6, 2023 09:30 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Feb 6: Stakeholders in Pokhara are considering the prospect of turning a landfill site into a multi-purpose sports complex after the authorities denied dumping of waste at Bachhe Buduwa landfill site with the operation of Pokhara Regional International Airport.

There is no point in asking for resignation of Working Committee: CAN President Chand

Published On: February 1, 2023 04:43 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Feb 1: President of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), Chatur Bahadur Chand has stated that the demand to seek the resignation of the Working Committee is not justified. During a press conference organized in Pokhara on Wednesday to publicize the decisions taken by CAN board the previous day, he made it clear that there was no reason to ask for the resignation of the committee.

Pokhara Metropolis clears basement of its own building for underground parking

Published On: September 29, 2022 04:15 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Sept 29: As the problem of parking in the market areas worsens, Pokhara Metropolitan City (PMC) has cleared its underground floor for parking.

9th National Games: There is no coach in Gandaki Province

Published On: August 21, 2022 04:15 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, August 21: Preparations for the 9th National Games have started. It was announced two days before the start of the training and selection competition from Pokhara, the capital of Gandaki Province. The 9th National Games include 38 games - 36 competitive games and two exhibition games.

Mayor conference of metropolitan cities begins in Pokhara

Published On: July 29, 2022 06:05 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, July 29: The meeting of all six metropolitan chiefs, deputy chiefs and administrative officers has started in Pokhara.

We will show the power of the people: Oli

Published On: May 9, 2022 03:55 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, May 9: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the party will show the will and strength of the people through elections to “the alliance formed by the court’s mandamus”. Chairman Oli said that the strength of the people will be shown by the results of the election on May 13.

MCC will be passed thru consensus: Home Minister Khand

Published On: December 31, 2021 01:40 PM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Dec 31: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has expressed confidence that the US aid project, MCC (Millennium Challenge Corporation) will be passed through consensus among the political parties.

Mustang people on the verge of leaving ancestral land; lack of irrigation facility 'leaves no other choice'

Published On: December 13, 2020 08:30 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Dec 13: It’s sad but true. People in some villages in Mustang have reached the decision to leave their ancestral land out of no choice. The terrains where they could easily grow valuable crops, fruits and vegetables have gone barren due to the lack of irrigation facilities. The locals of Lo Manthang, Dhakmar, Lo Ghekar and so on have expressed grief over the “apathy shown by the government”.

Five killed, four missing as landslide buries house in Syangja

Published On: September 24, 2020 10:30 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

SYANGJA, Sept 24: At least five people were killed and four went missing after a massive landslide triggered by incessant downpour buried a  house in Waling Municipality of Syangja district early morning Thursday.

Manang stuns Army again to reach final

Published On: March 13, 2020 10:48 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, March 13: Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing 18th Aaha Rara Gold Cup with a 3-2 win over the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in Pokhara on Thursday.

South Korea leads Paragliding World Cup Asian Tour

Published On: February 28, 2020 11:02 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Feb 28: South Korean pilots led the Paragliding World Cup Asian Tour in team and individual events after the third day in a cross-country task held in Pokhara on Thursday.

Gandaki Province to establish 11 industrial villages

Published On: February 8, 2020 10:47 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Feb 8: The Gandaki Province government has announced that it will establish 11 industrial villages in the province in the current fiscal year 2019/220. In the first phase, the provincial government will establish 6 industrial villages.

Aaha Rara Gold Cup in March

Published On: February 3, 2020 10:47 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Feb 3: The 18th edition of Aaha Rara Gold Cup football competition is set to begin on March 5. The organizer Sahara Club announced that the Pokhara Stadium’s football ground will be used to host the prestigious competition of Gandaki Province.

Gandaki cricketers paying their own expense for MM Cup

Published On: January 11, 2020 10:53 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Jan 11: The Gandaki Province cricket team departed from Pokhara to participate in the Manmohan Memorial One Day Cricket Tournament in Inaruwa, Sunsari on Friday. The team is set to play its first match on Tuesday against the Malaysia XI cricket team.

‘Apartment culture’ flourishing in Pokhara

Published On: January 8, 2020 10:06 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Jan 8: 'Apartment culture' is slowly picking up steam in Pokhara. Currently, there are three apartment projects in the city. While two projects are under construction, people have already moved into one. Dipma Dip Housing of Pokhara municipality has 38 apartments.  There are 107 apartments undergoing construction in  Nadipur, Pokhara-3.  An eight-floor apartment building is being constructed in Pasryang.

Nepal grabs silver in women's football

Published On: December 10, 2019 10:05 AM NPT By: DHAN BASNET

POKHARA, Dec 10: India has once again proved to be a hindrance for the Nepali women's football team as it won the historic third straight gold medal.