Quadruplets born in Pokhara

January 17, 2020 07:55 am

POKHARA, Jan 17: A woman gave birth to four babies at Manipal Teaching Hospital in Pokhara on Thursday.

Woman delivers quadruplets in Pokhara

January 16, 2020 15:30 pm

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.

POKHARA, Dec 14: The Pokhara Metropolitan City is constructing a pedestrian bridge at Srijana Chowk, Pokhara-8, aiming at reducing traffic congestion in the area.

The first day of the eighth edition of IME Nepal Literature Festival saw a considerable footfall despite turbulent weather conditions on Friday in Pokhara.

POKHARA, Dec 12: National Industrial Trade Fair is being organized in Pokhara next month in a bid to promoting Visit Nepal Year 2020.

The eighth edition of IME Nepal Literature Festival (NLF), organized by the Bookworm Foundation and Random Readers’ Society, is all ready to mesmerize the Lake City of Pokhara from December 13 to 16.

Shining in SAG

December 4, 2019 11:45 am

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.

POKHARA, Dec 3: Nepal national women team completed the chase of 17 runs in five deliveries to humble women cricket team of Maldives by 10 wickets in the first match of the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) being held at Pokhara Cricket Ground in Pokhara on Monday.

POKHARA, Dec 3: Nepal's Soni Gurung has won first gold in women's sprint during the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) Triathlon event held in Pokhara on Monday. India's Adarsha MN Sinamol achieved the same feat in men's category.

POKHARA, Nov 30: Lakeside, the tourist district of Pokhara, is warming up for 13th South Asian Games (SAG) which begins from Sunday.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 27: Buddha Air is operating a transit flight from Biratnagar and Bhadrapur of Province 1 to Pokhara from January 1 on the occasion of Visit Nepal Year (VNY) 2020.

Election fervor grips Kaski-2

November 27, 2019 07:46 am

POKHARA, Nov 27: The by-election fervor is at its peak in Kaski-2 with candidates busying themselves in the eleventh-hour door-to-door campaign. The election is scheduled for Saturday.

The seventh general convention of National Folk and Duet Song Academy Nepal has elected Ramesh BG as the president for the next term.

POKHARA, Nov 25: An unidentified group has detonated a bomb targeting a car parked on the premises of the residence of a local representative in Pokhara on Monday morning.

POKHARA, Nov 23: Six hundred and sixty-two athletes are competing in eight games that will take place in Pokhara under the 13th South Asian Games (SAG). SAG is taking place from December 1 to 10.

POKHARA, Nov 20 : The competition of skydiving themed 'Pokhara Skydiving-2019' has begun in Pokhara from Tuesday.

POKHARA, Nov 7: Candidates from different political parties on Thursday have registered their candidacies at District Election Office, Pokhara for the vacant seat of House of Representatives in Kaski-2 amidst the presence of party cadres and supporters.

In a bid to discuss scientific investigation into ecology-friendly sustainable livestock, the 7th international conference of Sustainable Animal Agriculture for Developing Countries (SAADC) is taking place in Pokhara from Friday.

POKHARA, Nov 4: Pokhara-based Paschimanchal Campus is preparing to start a course on tunnel engineering.

POKHARA, Oct 26: The much-awaited construction of a motorable bridge over the Bhotikhola River in Pokhara Metropolitan City-19 started from Thursday.

Panoramic view of Lake City

October 23, 2019 19:40 pm

The panoramic view of Lake City's popular destination Shantipur as seen from Pumdi, Pokhara. A total of 90 percent tourists who come to Pokhara, visit Shantipur.

POKHARA, Oct 21: The Development Committee under Gandaki provincial assembly has directed the authorities concerned to ensure that the under-construction bridge connecting Pokhara Municipality ward no 14 and 15 is completed on time.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

October 19, 2019 18:40 pm

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

POKHARA, Oct 16: The 68-room Temple Tree Resort has 95% booking for the month of October. The daily occupancy for the resort averages to 95%. With the onset of tourist season, the hotel does not have to bother about occupancy. It already has 70% pre-booking for November, and expects it to go up to 95% closer to the dates.

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:

Badminton team selected for 13th SAG

October 2, 2019 14:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepal Badminton Association has finalized the names of players for upcoming 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Wednesday.

POKHARA, Oct 2: Tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara are not much hopeful of business this season. But a mega event is under preparation to give a breather to them.

Having fun shopping for Dashain

September 30, 2019 18:25 pm

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.

PPL set to kick off from Nov 11

September 24, 2019 07:37 am

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.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

September 21, 2019 18:40 pm

The Week in Pictures for the week September 15-21, 2019.

Potholes: Death traps of the tourist city

September 19, 2019 08:02 am

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 16: Entrepreneurs in Pokhara have said that the tourism business has not been able to grow due to poor management of airways and road mechanism.

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.

Dengue 'out of control' in Pokhara

September 1, 2019 05:30 am

POKHARA, Sep1: As many as 439 people have been affected by Dengue in Pokhara and more are in the counting, according to the public health office of Kaski.

THE WEEK IN PICTURES

August 31, 2019 18:40 pm

The Week in Pictures for the week August 25- August 31, 2019.

Below average rainfall in Pokhara

August 20, 2019 07:32 am

POKHARA, August 20: Pokhara otherwise known for frequent rainy weather has witnessed poor rainfall this year.

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 12: Nearly two years have passed since the provincial assemblies convened their first meetings but four of the seven provinces are still unable to fix their capitals and names.

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.

Unmanaged wires hanging from the poles in Chipledhunga have affected the city’s beauty. These wires have made the tourist area look unappealing