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.
If you are the one who loves adventure sports but does not have the time to do so. Then, the heralding festive season and the holidays you get might be the perfect time to tick your to do adventure sports list. And here My City has compiled five adventure sports activities which you can do in Pokhara:
Customers busy choosing chyangra (Himalayan goat) for Dashain, at Lekhnath, Pokhara. The market has been flooded with sheep and goats for Dashain celebration. It costs Rs 25,000 to 35,000 per sheep/goat.
If you are visiting Mahendra and Chamero Cave, popular tourist destinations in Pokhara, you will be now able to enjoy free Wi-fi. In association with world link, Mahendra and Chamero Cave Tourism Development committee is providing the free Wi-fi for the tourists who visit the area.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The second season of Nepal’s franchise T20 league Pokhara Premier League is set to be held in November, confirmed the organizing body Queens Event Management through a press release issued Monday.
POKHARA, Sept 19: A local businessman in Pokhara, Om Prakash Pandey was returning home on Monday when he got stuck at Birauta roadside for hours. His car could not move ahead due the pool of water all over the road. After getting stranded there from early afternoon to late evening, he somehow managed to drive further. But there were too many potholes that made his drive too challenging.
POKHARA, Sept 18: Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara are worried about the spread of dengue in the city during the peak tourist season. The entrepreneurs' nightmare has turned into reality after some foreign tourists cancelled their Pokhara visit in view of the rising cases of dengue. Businesspersons have urged the government to take adequate measures against dengue to make the people feel safe. They have also asked the media not to leave the people panicked by 'misinforming about the disease'.
POKHARA, Sept 15: A flight from Pokhara to Manang was operated last Friday in a bid to reconnect Humde Airport of Manang to the country’s air network. An aircraft of Summit Air, a private-sector airline company, had conducted the test flight.
After the car accident of Mantra’s members, the band announced that the injury is not critical. Mantra band’s lead guitarist, Praggya Lama and the vocalist Bhaskar Dewan got into a car accident during their trip in Pokhara on September 8.
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.
POKHARA, Aug 18: The tourist city of Pokhara has also come under the grip of dengue. In just two weeks, Pokhara has recorded 79 dengue cases. The disease which has already infected over 3,200 people in Sunsari district over the past three months was detected in Pokhara on August 1.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has recovered the bodies of two climbers and brought them down to Pokhara. The bodies were found between the south of Mt Annapurna I and Mt Himchuli, at an altitude of 5,500 meters.
Water sports have been a major tourist attraction for a long time in Nepal. Majority of tourists visit Pokhara, the major water sports destination in Nepal to enjoy their time in water-related sports. With an increase in tourists’ attention to sports, the local authorities are keen on the development of water sports. As a result, two lakes of Pokhara: Fewa Lake and Begnas Lake are being proposed as the venue for the same. In addition, few companies have been showing their interest in investing in water sports.
Nature is attractive as well as destructive. This is the universal fact and often we all need to be close to nature to get away from our everyday tension and hectic lifestyle. And one such perfect destination that helps to get close to nature is Bhujikot situated in Tanahun, Gandaki Province.
POKHARA and MYAGDI, July 27: Last Wednesday, flooding in the Lachthawang and Dhurma rivers invited chaos in Gurja. Although, the rivers flowing from Gurja mountain of Dhaulagiri Rural Municipality saw unusual flooding, the disaster hardly caused any destruction in the area as the locals had made early preparations for the disaster and were expecting it.
POKHARA, July 22: The First Pushpalal Memorial National Badminton Championship is taking place from July 23 to 29 in Pokhara. The championship is organized to mark the 41st memorial day of the founding leader of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Lal Shrestha.
KASKI, July 22: Flood has again caused damages to the diversion that was constructed over Bijayapur to connect wards 14 and 26 of Pokhara metropolis – the main entrance to the Gandaki State capital Pokhara.
POKHARA, June 24: Shanti Pariyar, a health worker at the Department of Gynecology and Child Care of Fewa City Hospital, has accused her co-workers of caste-based discrimination at a press meet held on Sunday.
POKHARA, June 2: The inauguration function for a newly-built hotel in Pokhara attended by Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Saturday has set an example how top leadership can suffer a dent in stature if they bend to undue political influence or are ill-advised.
POKHARA, May 19: Cycle City Pokhara and Cycling Association Kaski organized a two-day cycling event from Pokhara to Lumbini with the objective of promoting internal tourism in the country. The event began from Pokhara on Friday and concluded in Lumbini on Saturday, on the auspicious day of Buddha Jayanti.