Dhana Basnet

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50 percent of renovation work at Pokhara Stadium completed

Published On: October 14, 2019 11:13 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

POKHARA, Oct 14: As the13th South Asian Games closes, the renovation works of the Pokhara Stadium has gained momentum.

Lo Manthang to be electrified

Published On: October 14, 2019 10:16 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

LO MANTHANG (MUSTANG), Oct 14: Despite the increasing flow of tourists every year and growing population, Lo Manthang, a rural municipality in Mustang district, is getting electricity for only an hour a day.

Flies, mosquitoes seen in Lo Manthang for the 'first time'

Published On: September 9, 2019 08:05 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

LO-MANTHANG, Sept 9: Flies and mosquitoes were alien to the highlands of upper Mustang until some time ago. These days, the sighting of the insects has become quite common in the settlements of Lo Manthang, which lies 3800 meters above the sea level.

Lo-manthang losing its originality to concrete structures

Published On: September 8, 2019 03:25 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

LO-MANTHANG, Sept 8: Known as a virgin tourist destination until lately, Lo-manthing is being disfigured by a growing number of concrete houses. On the one hand, temperature rise in the recent years in the high altitudes has taken its toll on the ambiance of the place, while on the other hand, growing human activities have left it disturbed. According to stakeholders, Lo-manthang is fast losing its original beauty and form.

Pokhara ward chairs end protest after mayor’s assurances

Published On: June 29, 2019 07:51 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

POKHARA, June 29: Agitating ward chairs in Pokhara Metropolitan City have withdrawn their protest from Friday after the mayor of the city during talks with them assured them of including missing projects.

Chapakot Bamdi preparing to initiate homestay facilities

Published On: December 9, 2018 11:45 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

KASKI, Dec 9:  Bamdi is a small village in Chapakot, Kaski, comprising a large population of the Janajaatis (Ethnic Groups). Bamdi village is seven Kilometers away from the lakeside of Pokhara and members of the community are planning to initiate homestay facilities in 20 houses of the village. The village is in ward no. 23 of the Pokhara Metropolitan City. With an aim to invite domestic and international tourists, locals of the village are working to build the infrastructures required for the homestay with the slogan ‘homestay is the key factor to the promotion of rural tourism’.

Death toll from Begnas boat capsize reaches eight

Published On: September 10, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

POKHARA, Sept 10: Bodies of all the six passengers who had gone missing after a boat capsized in Begnas Lake on Saturday evening have been recovered a day later on Sunday. With the latest tally, the death toll from the boat capsize has now reached eight with only two survivors.

Two dead, six missing as boat capsizes in Begnas Lake

Published On: September 9, 2018 03:04 AM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

POKHARA, Sept 9: At least two people died and six others have been missing after a boat ferrying ten passengers capsized at Libdi Tunda side of Begnas Lake in Kaski district on Saturday. Two people have been rescued while the fate of others is not known as of late Saturday.

UPDATE: Begnas boat capsize death toll climbs to 2; 6 still missing

Published On: September 8, 2018 05:05 PM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

POKHARA, Sept 8:  A person died while five others went missing when two boats carrying nine people capsized in the Fewa Lake in Kaski District on Saturday afternoon.

6 missing, 3 rescued as two boats capsize in Begnas Lake

Published On: September 8, 2018 02:04 PM NPT By: Dhana Basnet

POKHARA, Sept 8: Three people were rescued and six others went missing as two boats capsized in Begnas Lake in Kaski district on Saturday.