PHALEBASH, Sept 18: The Pokhara – Baglung route has been obstructed following a torrential rain-triggered landslide and an engorged river.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The General Convention of Tarun Dal, the youth wing of Nepali Congress (NC), will be held from September 19-21 in Pokhara.

POKHARA, Sept 8: Pokhara started welcoming tourists in 1970. Nearly half century down the line, Pokhara is among the nation's topmost tourist destinations.

POKHARA, Sept 3: The 22nd annual general meeting and 12th convention of the Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN), Pokhara, has elected a new working committee under the chairmanship of Chau Bahadur Gurung.

Developing Pokhara into sports city?

September 3, 2016 02:30 am

POKHARA, Sept 3: Many recognize Pokhara as a city of tourists. But the identity of Pokhara is not just limited to tourism as sports activities including two big football tournaments -- Aaha Rara Gold Cup and Pokhara Cup -- and various other sports meets organized round the year also give recognition to the beautiful city.

POKHARA, Aug 25: China CAMC Engineering Company, a Chinese construction company has started construction works of the Pokhara International Airport. The China CAMC Engineering Company has been awarded with the contract to complete the airport.

Syndicates rule roost in Pokhara

August 22, 2016 00:30 am

POKHARA, Aug 22: From the cost of a boat ride in Phewa Lake and the charge for paragliding to the price of items on a restuarant menu and transport fares, syndicates have had a stranglehold on business in the tourist town of Pokhara since a long time.

POKHARA, Aug 19: Ujyalo Transport Entrepreneurs' Association planned to introduce luxurious and well-facilitated buses in Pokhara. The company, however, could not start its services due to obstruction from local transport associations and the inability of the local administration to intervene.

Pokhara BFIs tighten realty lending

August 16, 2016 01:30 am

POKHARA, Aug 16: Amid skyrocketing land and housing prices, bank and financial institutions in Pokhara have started tightening loan flow to realty sector fearing further risks.

POKHARA, Aug 12: A person riding a scooter was killed when a tripper hit it at Budhi Bazaar of Lekhnath Municipality at 10 am on Friday.

IRO Pokhara adds 13,500 new taxpayers

August 12, 2016 03:20 am

POKHARA, Aug 12: More than 13,500 new taxpayers registered with the Inland Revenue Office, Pokhara, in Fiscal Year 2015/16.

POKHARA, Aug 7: More than 50 per cent of supply of drinking water to Pokhara has been cut off after the water supply pipeline leading from Kaski's Mardi river was swept away by monsoon-triggered flood.

Berger opens new outlet in Pokhara

July 31, 2016 20:05 pm

KATHMANDU, July 31: Berger Paints has opened a new showroom, named 'Paint Plus', at Nepal Rastra Bank Chowk, Pokhara.

POKHARA, July 26: Pokhara has always remained a lucrative destination for private airlines. They operate about a dozen flights to the lake city on a daily basis. But the same route has failed to attract Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

KATHMANDU, July 21: Dairy producers in Pokhara have expressed dissatisfaction over the attempt of state-owned Dairy Development Committee (DDC) to make investment in the lake city.

POKHARA, July 13: On the occasion of his 203rd birth anniversary, a full statue of first Nepali poet Bhanubhakta was unveiled in Pokhara Sub Metropolitan City-11 in Kaski today.

KATHMANDU, June 24:Lions Cardiac Treatment Center has been established at Western Regional Hospital Pokhara. Deputy Prime Minister CP Mainali inaugurated the centre amid a function on Tuesday.

POKHARA, June 18: At least 15 passengers were injured when a microbus overturned at Dobilla area of Pokhara – 17 on Saturday morning.

WASHINGTON DC, June 11: The world famous Forbes Magazine has published the list of 20 best value cities for budget travelers placing Pokhara of Nepal at the top. US Nepal Chamber of Commerce Vice-President Bed Kharel told the National news Agency (RSS) that the list published by the Forbes magazine would play significant role to attract tourists. The Forbes Magazine publishes the list of richest people of the world.

POKHARA, June 5: The Ministry for Finance and the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) on Sunday signed an agreement on loan for the construction of a regional international airport in the lake city.