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Boat service in Fewa Lake comes into operation but no tourists to take the ride

Published On: July 22, 2021 10:47 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

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.

Power-sharing deal among coalition partners finalized two weeks after formation of new govt

Published On: June 26, 2021 02:53 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

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.

Gandaki CM Gurung to seek trust vote on Thursday

Published On: June 8, 2021 06:49 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, June 8: Chief Minister (CM) of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung, has announced to seek a trust vote from the Gandaki Province Assembly on June 10.

Gurung reappointed as Gandaki Province chief minister

Published On: May 12, 2021 06:23 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, May 12: Prithvi Subba Gurung has again been appointed as the chief minister of Gandaki Province.

Ruling party lawmakers obstruct Gandaki Province Assembly meeting demanding PCR tests

Published On: April 27, 2021 03:05 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

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.

COVID-19 vaccination campaign kicks off in Gandaki Province (with photos)

Published On: January 27, 2021 12:56 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

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.

Oli is preparing to impose a state of emergency if Supreme Court overturns govt's decision to dissolve House: Gurung

Published On: December 28, 2020 04:50 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

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).

Shrinking Fewa Lake to be declared 'Fewa Wetland Conservation Area'

Published On: December 12, 2020 07:50 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

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.

Gandaki Province condemns ‘illegitimate’ bridge inauguration by NC leader Poudel

Published On: December 4, 2020 11:40 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

The provincial government termed the move a forceful act guided by vested political interest

Four cadres of Chand-led outlawed CPN and a journalist arrested from Pokhara

Published On: November 25, 2020 07:15 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Nov 25: Police have arrested four cadres of the outlawed Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) and a journalist from Pokhara.

Pokhara’s COVID-19 case tally surpasses 3,200 with over 2,000 active cases

Published On: November 7, 2020 02:15 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

The metropolis has recorded 50 COVID-19 related deaths so far

Pokhara metropolis suspends all but essential services after an employee contracts COVID-19

Published On: October 15, 2020 05:27 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA: Oct 15: Pokhara Metropolitan City has suspended all its services except for the most essential ones after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

59 workers at Pokhara Foods contract coronavirus

Published On: September 8, 2020 07:50 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

Factory sealed off following the confirmation of COVID-19 infection in the staff

Landslide sweeps away more than 20 houses and 17 missing in Baglung

Published On: September 3, 2020 07:53 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, Sept 3: Heavy rainfall triggered a massive landslide in Baglung that swept away more than 20 houses, and 17 people have gone missing.

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Kaski district administration issues prohibition order for five days

Published On: August 18, 2020 02:33 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

KASKI, Aug 18: The district administration in Kaski has issued a five-day prohibitory order keeping in mind the rising COVID-19 cases in the district in recent days.

400 house owners in Pokhara announce relief in house rent

Published On: July 2, 2020 03:57 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, July 2:  As many as 400 house owners have announced to provide relief in the house rent to business entrepreneurs.

Demonstration in Pokhara demanding PM’s resignation

Published On: June 11, 2020 03:09 PM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, June 11: A group of independent youths has demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, staging a demonstration in Pokhara on Thursday.

Manang lifts record sixth Aaha Rara Gold Cup title

Published On: March 15, 2020 08:07 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, March 15: Manang Marshyangdi Club has lifted the record sixth Aaha Rara Gold Cup with a 4-3 tiebreaker win over its A-Division counterpart Nepal Police Club in Pokhara on Saturday.  This was Manang’s sixth Aaha Rara Gold Cup title as it had won the second, third, 10th, 14th and 15th editions.

Police, Manang confident of winning title

Published On: March 14, 2020 07:46 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, March 14: As the Nepali football’s two heavyweights go head to head for the 18th Aaha Rara Gold Cup title on Saturday, both the teams will have different aspirations in the final.

Police thrashes Three Star to reach final

Published On: March 12, 2020 09:47 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA, March 12: The departmental team Nepal Police Club has advanced into the final with a stunning 3-0 win over Three Star in the ongoing 18th Aaha Rara Gold Cup in Pokhara on Wednesday.