POKHARA, July 8: Today’s meeting of the Gandaki Provincial Assembly has been postponed due to UML's obstruction. The meeting to discuss the budget was blocked after the main opposition UML tried to obstruct the discussion on budget, expressing dissatisfaction.
POKHARA, July 6: The discussion and deliberation on the annual budget has started in the Gandaki Provincial Assembly after the budget dispute was resolved. Discussions on the budget, which was halted after a dispute between the ruling parties over the budget, began on Monday.
POKHARA, June 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Pokhara Metropolitan City (PMC) not to immediately implement the decision to reduce the demarcation standards of the lakes in Pokhara, including Phewa Tal. The SC has issued an interim order not to immediately implement the decision of the PMC to reduce the standards.
POKHARA, May 30: The wreckage of the 9N-AET twin-engine aircraft of Tara Air that crashed at Thasang-2 Sanosware in Mustang has been found. According to Inda Singh of Dana, Myagdi, who reached the crash site, the plane was found in a completely damaged condition.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Dhanraj Acharya has been continuously leading in the race for the post of mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City. Acharya, a CPN (Unified Socialist) leader who is a common candidate of the five-party ruling alliance, is 2,103 votes ahead of his closest rival, CPN-UML candidate Krishna Thapa.
KATHMANDU, March 8: Chairman of the main opposition party CPN-UML and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that everyone has remained silent even as the country’s foreign relations and economy are collapsing.
POKHARA, Dec 16: The Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division League Football Tournament will be held outside Kathmandu for the first time in the history of the game. After 67 years of the league, the tournament is set to be held in Pokhara.
POKHARA, Oct 21: Civil society leaders have demanded not to light fireworks and crackers during the festival of Tihar. Stating that there is a risk and negative impact on the environment, the civic leaders have urged the District Administration Office, Kaski, to take necessary action to stop the use of fireworks and crackers.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Boat service has been brought into operation in Fewa Lake, a famous tourist area of Nepal. The boat service, which was closed since the third week of April, resumed operations on Saturday. Masks have been made mandatory for tourists while boarding the boat and only four people are offered the ride at a time.
KATHMANDU, June 26: The power-sharing deal among the coalition partners in the Gandaki Provincial government has been finalized two weeks after the formation of a new government led by Nepali Congress (NC) leader Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokharel. The official announcement of the allocation of ministerial portfolios, however, has not been made public yet.
KATHMANDU, April 27: Though a special session of the Gandaki Province Assembly was summoned following the registration of a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung, lawmakers of the ruling CPN-UML obstructed a meeting of the assembly on Tuesday afternoon, demanding that they be tested for COVID-19 without delay.
POKHARA, Jan 27: Receiving a shot of India’s ‘Covishield’ vaccine, Dr Budhi Bahadur Thapa, Vice-chancellor at Pokhara Institute of Health Sciences, kicked off COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Gandaki Province today.
POKHARA, Dec 28: Leader of the rival Dahal-Nepal faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Dev Gurung, on Monday claimed that the government is making preparations to impose a state of emergency in the country if the Supreme Court does not issue a verdict in favor of the government after hearings on the writ petitions filed against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).
POKHARA, Dec 12: Fewa Lake, which has lost a huge portion of its precious land to illegal constructions around, may soon be declared a conservation area. The stakeholders have planned to declare it 'Fewa Wetland Conservation Area' and restrict commercial activities in the periphery. The government, locals and other parties have come together for the cause.