SANDESH SHRESTHA

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Street children 'terrorize' tourists as they beg

Published On: January 25, 2020 10:56 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Jan 25: Street children, including some from India, have been found to have created nuisance for tourists in Pokhara's Lakeside. They beg and run after tourists until some money is dropped off, and this ugly practice is sure to demotivate tourists to prolong their stay in Pokhara, and that too while Visit Nepal 2020 is ongoing, according to businesspersons.

Provincial Assembly member Deepak Manange arrested

Published On: January 23, 2020 04:42 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, July 23: Provincial Assembly member Rajiv Gurung aka Deepak Manange has been arrested on Thursday in connection with an attack on All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Kaski Milan Gurung.

ANFA Kaski Chair Milan Gurung files complaint against lawmaker Deepak Manange

Published On: January 22, 2020 06:40 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Chairperson of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Kaski Milan Gurung on Wednesday lodged a complaint against the Provincial Assembly Member Rajiv Gurung aka Deepak Manange to District Police Office, Kaski.

Dipak Manange slaps ANFA Kaski president Gurung

Published On: January 21, 2020 09:00 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Jan 21: Provincial assembly member of Gandaki Province Rajiv Gurung aka Deepak Manange has manhandled All Nepal Football Association Kaski chairperson Milan Gurung at a public event in Kaski today.

Ensure fair compensation to landowners, say local leaders

Published On: January 13, 2020 12:18 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Jan 13: Local representatives and leaders of different political parties of Kaski have expressed their solidarity with the locals who have been demanding that compensation for additional land to be acquired for Pokhara Regional Airport should be distributed as per the existing market rate.

'Pokhara to get its first sky bridge by upcoming April'

Published On: December 14, 2019 08:53 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Dec 14: The Pokhara Metropolitan City is constructing a pedestrian bridge at Srijana Chowk, Pokhara-8, aiming at reducing traffic congestion in the area.

Nepal women's handball team secures silver

Published On: December 9, 2019 09:17 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Dec 9: In a historic event, Nepal women's national handball team secured silver medal after reaching the final of the sports discipline for the first time in 13th South Asian Games held in Pokhara’s multi-purpose covered hall on Sunday.

B'desh bags six golds in archery, Nepal wins a silver

Published On: December 9, 2019 09:09 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Dec 9: Nepal secured historic silver medal in men’s archery during the 13th South Asian Games (SAG), in Pokhara on Sunday.

Back in politics with a landslide

Published On: December 3, 2019 07:57 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Dec 3: Bidya Bhattarai gave up politics to enable her husband late Rabindra Adhikari to actively engage himself in that calling. She quit the political scene after she got married to Adhikari in 1999.

Province-level Bus Park to be constructed in Pokhara

Published On: November 12, 2019 08:07 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Nov 12: In a bid to manage the city, Pokhara Metropolitan City is preparing to construct a bus park.

Paschimanchal Campus to start tunnel engineering course

Published On: November 4, 2019 07:40 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Nov 4: Pokhara-based Paschimanchal Campus is preparing to start a course on tunnel engineering.

NCP Kaski picks Adhikari’s widow as by-poll candidate

Published On: October 26, 2019 09:47 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Oct 26: The Kaski District chapter of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has recommended Bidhya Bhattarai, widow of the late tourism minister Rabindra Adhikari, as the party’s candidate for the upcoming by-election in Kaski Constituency-2.

Gandaki assembly committee tells contractor to complete bridge on time

Published On: October 21, 2019 10:02 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Oct 21: The Development Committee under Gandaki provincial assembly has directed the authorities concerned to ensure that the under-construction bridge connecting Pokhara Municipality ward no 14 and 15 is completed on time.

Preparations for an auto village in Pokhara

Published On: October 12, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA , Oct 12: The Capital of Gandaki Province, Pokhara is planning to build an "auto village" in the city.  Disorganized vehicle and motorcycle workshops on both sides of the road right from the entry point of Pokhara and the roads inside the city have made the city look ugly, dirty, and malodorous. Pokhara Metropolis with a purpose to manage the "auto business" and workshops has prepared to make an auto village in the city.

New cold storage comes up in Pokhara

Published On: September 15, 2019 09:51 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Sept 15: Pokhara Agriculture Cold Store, which is said to be equipped with all modern facilities, has been opened under public private partnership model in Pokhara.

Farmers urged to minimize use of antibiotics in poultry farms

Published On: September 15, 2019 08:15 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Sept 15: The Directorate of Livestock and Fisheries Development under the Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives of Gandaki Province has urged poultry farmers to minimize the use of antibiotics in their poultry farms.

Police clinches National Women’s Volleyball title

Published On: September 3, 2019 10:35 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Sept 3: Nepal Police Club has defeated New Diamond Academy in straight sets to secure the title of the National Women’s Volleyball Tournament held at New Adarsh Communal Development Society, in Lamachaur, Pokhara on Monday.

New Diamond, Police to vie for National Women’s Volleyball title

Published On: September 2, 2019 10:55 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Sept 2: New Diamond Academy and the departmental team Nepal Police Club are set to vie for the title of the ongoing National Women’s Volleyball Tournament in Pokhara to be held on Monday.

13th South Asian Games will be hosted on time: Minister Bishwakarma

Published On: July 24, 2019 10:44 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, July 24: Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma has asked the public not to have any doubts on the organization of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) as scheduled.

Man admits to killing his wife to marry girlfriend

Published On: July 18, 2019 03:30 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, July 18: A middle-aged man in Pokhara allegedly hired contract killers to murder his wife so that he could marry his girlfriend.