POKHARA, Oct 18: Lakeside, the hub for businesses related to tourism in Pokhara, is yet to open, even while the main markets in the Mahendrapul, Chipledhunga, New Road, Sabhagriha Chowk and Prithvi Chowk areas are already open.
POKHARA, Oct 16: Ghandruk Village, a popular tourist destination in Kaski district in the western hills of Nepal, has announced to suspend all its tourism related activities to contain further spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The global pandemic of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has adversely affected all business- and service-related sectors. Since Nepal went into a nationwide lockdown in March earlier this year, the tourism sector is yet to see a revival although restrictions imposed on the hospitality sector are yet to be lifted.
POKHARA, June 30: A total of 86 Nepalis who returned recently from different countries have quarantined themselves in different hotels in Pokhara. They chose to stay in hotels instead of the government-run quarantine centers for better services. However, those unwilling or unable to bear such expenses have been staying at the 11 quarantines managed by Pokhara Metropolis. According to the Paschimanchal Hotel Association, these 86 people came from 12 different countries, including the United Arab Emirates, the Maldives, Korea, Australia, Qatar, Malaysia and India.
POKHARA, March 5: Health workers in Pokhara have reported the lack of infrastructures to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus. Being a tourist city, Pokhara is considered a sensitive zone for the contagious diseases. According to health workers, isolation wards need to be set up as a precautionary measure, but there are not enough isolation wards.
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.
POKHARA, Jan 30: One of the topmost tourist destinations in the country, Pokhara receives quite a good number of tourists, including Chinese. This has made the locals here quite concerned over the possibility of the spread of coronavirus and they expect the authorities concerned to put in place the required safety measures. However, preparations by the authorities are not impressive.
POKHARA, Jan 25: Street children, including some from India, have been found to have created nuisance for tourists in Pokhara's Lakeside. They beg and run after tourists until some money is dropped off, and this ugly practice is sure to demotivate tourists to prolong their stay in Pokhara, and that too while Visit Nepal 2020 is ongoing, according to businesspersons.
POKHARA, Jan 16: A woman has given birth to quadruplets at Manipal Hospital in Pokhara. Twenty-six years old Sunita Pradhan Poudel of Putalibazar municipality-1, Syangja delivered four babies through a Caesarean section at 9 this morning, the Hospital stated.
POKHARA, Jan 8: 'Apartment culture' is slowly picking up steam in Pokhara. Currently, there are three apartment projects in the city. While two projects are under construction, people have already moved into one. Dipma Dip Housing of Pokhara municipality has 38 apartments. There are 107 apartments undergoing construction in Nadipur, Pokhara-3. An eight-floor apartment building is being constructed in Pasryang.
It is heartening to know that the country has a lot to offer to the travelers who want to explore natural and cultural heritages. Be it natural beauty or cultural heritage, Nepal amazes you with its cultural and natural diversity and its scenic beauty. Here are 20 places you should try your best to visit in 2020.
POKHARA, Dec 30: The entire Gandaki province is a region famous for some of the world's best trekking routes. It boasts of the Round-Annapurna Trekking Route, one of the best 10 trekking routes in the world, the Dhawalagiri Trekking Route, the Mardi Trekking route and the Millennium Trekking Route. These are some of the famous trekking routes apart from several lesser known ones in Gandaki province.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Yeti Holdings, which secured leases and a lease extension for prime properties belonging to the Nepal Trust such as Gokarna Forest Resort and land on Durbarmarg and in Kalimati at bargain-basement rates, has initiated quiet political maneuverings to secure a lease on yet another prime property belonging to the Trust, in Pokhara.
POKHARA, Dec 22: Chitwan Rhinos defeated Biratnagar Titans by 18 runs in a match under the ongoing second edition of the Namaste Premier League T20 cricket tournament at Pokhara Stadium in Kaski, reaching the playoffs.
Nepali players have demonstrated excellent performance in ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG) happening in three main cities of the country—Janakpur, Pokhara and Kathmandu. As of this writing, Nepali players have grabbed as many as 20 golds and several silvers and bronzes.