POKHARA, May 31: According to the police, 14 houses and two temples were partially damaged by a windstorm in Rupa Rural Municipality of Kaski.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Two people died while 10 others were injured in a jeep accident that took place in Bhadaure Deurali of Annapurna Rural Municipality-4, Kaski on Sunday.

Earthquake hits Kaski

March 9, 2024 09:08 am

POKHARA, March 9: An earthquake struck on Saturday morning, with its epicenter located in Kaski. The tremors were felt in the neighboring districts as well.

EIA of two industrial zones initiated

December 31, 2023 18:15 pm

GANDAKI, Dec 31: Works have been initiated for conducting the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the industrial zones at Punditar of Kaski and at Lokahakhola of Nawalpur.

KASKI, Nov 24: The District Court, Kaski on Thursday sentenced Chairperson of Pokhara Metropolitan City-ward no 24 Bharat Bahadur Adhikari to four and a half months in jail sentence along with a fine of Rs 75,000 after finding him guilty of committing an offense of caste-based discrimination and untouchability.

POKHARA, Oct 29: At least 25 people were injured in an accident involving a microbus in Kaski today.

1,481 dengue cases recorded in Kaski

October 11, 2023 20:28 pm

KASKI, Oct 11: At least 1,481 dengue cases have been confirmed in Kaski district, according to the District Health Office. The number of patients with dengue visiting Pokhara Hospital has increased in recent days, said the hospital.

KASKI, Aug 20: Two youths have died in a road accident that took place in Rupa rural municipality of Kaski district. The deceased have been identified as Krishna Gurung,29, and Ashok Gurung,24, of Dudh Pokhari Rural Municipality-6, Lamjung.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The team of the Armed Police Force (APF) safely rescued four people last night who were trapped in the Bijaypur river located at Kahunkhola in Pokhara Metropolitan City-13 of Kaski district.

Earthquake tremor felt in Kaski

July 19, 2023 11:15 am

KATHMANDU, July 19: An earthquake tremor was felt in Kaski at 9:53AM today.

KASKI, April 21: Haze has covered Kaski for the past week. It has been more than a week that the mountains visible from here are not seen clearly.

POKHARA, Jan 13: It has been found that crusher plants are operating without registration in Kaski. The illegally-operated crusher plants also do not meet the standards, and are not paying taxes. During a monitoring of river and mineral resources in the district by Kaski District Monitoring Committee, it was also found that the crusher plants were registered under the name of fertilizer factories.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: About five percent of the votes cast in the general elections in Kaski have been invalidated.

UML's Poudel wins HoR seat from Kaski-3

November 25, 2022 08:00 am

KASKI, Nov 25: CPN-UML candidate Damodar Poudel (Bairagi) has won the election to the member of House of Representatives from Kaski-3.

KASKI, Nov 24: CPN-UML's candidate Bidya Bhattarai has been elected as a member of the House of Representatives from Kaski-2. She won by securing 16,998 votes.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: RPP has made a lead in Kaski Constituency No. 2 (A). RPP candidate Bijay Bahadur Bhandari took the lead with 692 votes.

LEKHNATH, Nov 21: Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) candidate for the member of the House of Representatives, Madhav Raj Kandel, is leading the vote count in constituency no 2 of Kaski district. So far, 500 votes have been counted.

KASKI, Nov 9: Political parties and election candidates in Kaski are found not abiding by the Election Code of Conduct.

Kaski has 11,142 new voters

August 14, 2022 10:18 am

POKHARA, August 14: A total of 11,142 voters have been added in Kaski district for the upcoming House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections. Since the local level elections, 5,764 female and 5,378 male voters have been added in the district, according to Provincial Election Office Pokhara.

KASKI, May 27: The newly-elected mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City, Dhan Raj Acharya has made three decisions while taking office on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 17: CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya is leading the mayoral race in Pokhara Metropolitan City. So far, Acharya has received 9,395 votes while his closest rival Krishna Bahadur Thapa from the CPN-UML has received 8,040 votes.

POKHARA, May 15: With the vote counting currently underway across the country, Kaski is expected to have mixed results. In one of the five municipalities of Kaski, the coalition of CPN (Unified Socialist) has taken the lead in Pokhara Metropolitan City, while the Nepali Congress (NC) candidates are leading in Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality, Annapurna Rural Municipality and Madi Rural Municipality.

KASKI, May 13: One-third of the polling stations in Kaski district are classified as 'highly sensitive' in view of the security threat in the upcoming election.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Himalayan Hydropower has opened its Initial Public Offering (IPO) for the locals of the project affected areas of Kaski district. The company has issued a total 900,000 units of shares at a face value of Rs 90 million.

KATHMANDU, March 18: A corruption case has been filed against nine people including Gokul Sharma Poudel, the then acting chief of the Transportation Management Office, Kaski. The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed the case at the Special Court, accusing them of taking bribes from those who had failed the driver's license test but were passed later.

KASKI, Jan 29: The ANFA Technical Center is being constructed in Bhindabari of Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality-6 of Kaski. It was finally confirmed after the bids were called for the construction on Friday.

KASKI, Jan 25: Most of the offices providing public services in Kaski district have reduced their services with the increase in the number of infected persons during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KASKI, Jan 22: At least 268 health workers and doctors have been infected with COVID-19 in Gandaki Province in a period of three weeks, according to the Provincial Health Directorate.

POKHARA, June 21: District Administration Office, Kaski, has extended prohibitory orders in the district for a week with some relaxations.

KASKI, June 16: A woman of Machhapuchhre rural municipality-1 in Kaski died when a swollen rivulet swept her away. Ward Chairperson Birendra Gurung informed that the Khahare rivulet took away 40-year-old Leeladevi Pariyar of Tuse at around 8.30 pm last night.

POKHARA, April 27: The District Administration Office (DAO) of Kaski has decided to enforce a week-long prohibitory order from Wednesday. The number of infections in Pokhara has been increasing day by day. Over 40 cases of the coronavirus infection were found in the week of mid-April which has now increased to over 150 cases.

KASKI, Dec 22: The incidents of sexual assault and harassment against girls have increased in Kaski district, according to data published by the Informal Sector Services Centre (INSEC), a human rights organization.

NC lawmaker KC passes away

November 3, 2020 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Surya Bahadur KC has passed away. He was 65.

POKHARA, Oct 30: Families with poor economic background in Kaski district will be provided with financial assistance to replace the thatched-roofs of their houses with zinc sheets.

PHOTOS: Third day of lockdown in Kaski

August 21, 2020 16:05 pm

POKHARA, Aug 21: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kaski, has imposed prohibitory orders in the district since Wednesday in view of novel coronavirus spread.

KASKI, Aug 19: Local administration in Kaski has issued a prohibitory order across the district to contain further spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The prohibitory order enforced since Tuesday midnight will remain in effect for the next five days.

KASKI, April 16: The District Administration Office, Kaski, has made an arrangement of e-pass for vehicles involved in essential services from today.

As children, most of us couldn’t wait to grow up. Adults around us got to go to bed late at night, they could eat whatever they wanted and they could go places without anybody’s help or permission. But now that we are adults ourselves, we finally see what an illusion that was and many of us long to go back to our childhood when things were way simpler and all you had to do was sleep, play, and eat. We asked a few people what they missed the most about their childhood. Here’s what they had to say.

Setback for tourism

January 26, 2020 11:06 am

Two incidents of the past week in Nepal are deeply worrying for the prospects of tourism at a time when the country is celebrating Visit Nepal 2020 during which Nepal aims to bring in as many as two million tourists. Both incidents are related to death of tourists. On Friday, massive avalanche hit the Deurali area of Annapurna Rural Municipality-11 in Kaski leaving four South Korean nationals and three Nepalis missing.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The government is sending a well-equipped high-tech team to rescue seven missing trekkers in Annapurna Rural Municipality of Kaski district on Monday.

KASKI, Jan 15: The Annapurna rural municipality has felicitated MBBS students, Ashish Adhikari, Subodh Adhikari, Ashish Poudel and Jenis Regmi. All those honoured are the permanent residents of Annapurna rural municipality.

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, Dec 2: At least five laborers died when a mound of soil caved in at Pokhara Metropolitan City-20 on Sunday. The laborers were constructing a retaining wall when the mound of soil caved in, according to the District Police Office, Kaski.

KASKI, Nov 27:A three-day holiday has been announced for schools in Kaski district constituency-2, which have been assigned as the polling centres for the by-election.


October 19, 2019 18:40 pm

The Week in Pictures for the week October 13-19, 2019.

Two dead in traffic accident

October 5, 2019 17:37 pm

KASKI, Oct 5: Two people were killed following a traffic collision involving a jeep and a two-wheeler at Sundari Bazar of Pokhara-26 this morning.

KASKI, Aug 23: The Kaski Police have arrested two people including a district in-charge of Netra Bikram Chand Group.

551 students benefit from eye camp

July 27, 2019 07:45 am

KASKI, July 27: The rotary club of New Road organized a free eye check-up camp for the schools of the Samata School in ward no. 5 of Pokhara metropolis.

KASKI, June 9: The Kaski police have arrested 18 leaders and cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand Biplav Group from Annapurna rural municipality of the district

RPP launching national campaign

June 6, 2019 12:11 pm

POKHARA, June 6: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Kamal Thapa, has informed that his party was launching a national campaign to make the people aware and exert pressure on the government.