With the construction of road along one of the world’s most famous trekking routes, the trekking  business is going down as tourists have started using road transports instead of trekking. It has affected tourism entrepreneurs on the one hand, and on the other, trekkers who would enjoy the natural beauty and culture and tradition of people along the way in the Annapurna circuit trekking route, have been deprived of the opportunity.

BAITADI, Jan 10: Business activities in the district like trade and tourism have suffered due to lack of a motorable bridge over the Mahakali River in Jhulaghat.

BAITADI, Feb 11: Jhulaghat VDC of Baitadi used to be a busy market place until the establishment of road network across Karnali region, which severed its link as gateway to India in the western frontier.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Parliamentary International Relations and Labor Committee has directed the government to maintain the road leading to Guheswari temple in between Pashupati temple and the Tribhuvan International Airport as a pedestrian road.

TAPLEJUNG, July 16: The flood on Tamor River has swept away an under construction motorable bridge at Dovan in Taplejung district early this morning.

POKHARA, June 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, has laid the foundation stone of a motorable bridge to be constructed over Kali rivulet at Pokhara Sub Metropolis on Friday.