POKHARA, Nov 23: A person died and another sustained injuries in a paragliding accident in Pokhara on Monday.

Cycling to Tilicho? (PHOTO FEATURE)

November 19, 2020 19:50 pm

POKHARA, Nov 19: Can one reach Tilicho Lake, one of the world’s highest-altitude lakes, on a bicycle? Many may not dare. But there are some adventure-lovers who have converted the dream into a rare feat.

POKHARA, Nov 14: Pokhara Ultralight Private Limited has resumed ultralight in Pokhara after a hiatus of  eight months.

POKHARA, Nov 9: Nepal’s tallest idol of Lord Shiva that is under-construction in Pokhara has reported 45 percent progress. The statue is being erected at Pumdikot, Pokhara Metropolitan City-24.

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).

POKHARA: Oct 15: Pokhara Metropolitan City has suspended all its services except for the most essential ones after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

POKHARA, Oct 12: Canyoning activities in Pokhara that were suspended since the nationwide lockdown in March have resumed after a hiatus of seven months.

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, Oct 5: Youths in Pokhara staged a demonstration on Monday to express their solidarity with Dr Govinda KC.

POKHARA, Sept 21: After a hiatus of six months due to the lockdown enforced by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19, Pokhara Airport received its first flight on Monday morning.

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KATHMANDU, Sep  11: Two persons in Kaski district have been arrested on the charge of spreading rumors and misinformation about COVID-19 PCR test report through social media.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: After witnessing a sharp spike in the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Pokhara, the metropolis has sealed off three of its wards in a bid to curb further spread of the virus.

Woman succumbs to COVID-19 in Pokhara

August 27, 2020 10:52 am

POKHARA, Aug 27: In yet another case of COVID-19 related death, a woman died of COVID-19 infection in Pokhara on Thursday morning.

PHOTOS: Third day of lockdown in Kaski

August 21, 2020 16:05 pm

POKHARA, Aug 21: The District Administration Office (DAO), Kaski, has imposed prohibitory orders in the district since Wednesday in view of novel coronavirus spread.

POKHARA, Aug 18: Two persons succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Tuesday.

POKHARA, July 23: Traffic police personnel in Pokhara have been spreading awareness among the people against the global pandemic of novel coronavirus.

POKHARA, July 10: At least nine people died and several others were injured in landslides triggered by incessant rainfall that buried houses in Kaski and Lamjung districts on Thursday night.

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, June 11: A group of independent youths has demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, staging a demonstration in Pokhara on Thursday.

POKHARA, April 15:  The three-week-long restriction order enforced by the government has been extended for 12 more days, until April 27.

KATHMANDU, March 26: A chartered plane of Buddha air is flying to Pokhara to rescue 47 French nationals, sources said.

KASKI, March 14: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply, Lekhraj Bhatta, has warned of action to the hoarders.

POKHARA, March 13: Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing 18th Aaha Rara Gold Cup with a 3-2 win over the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in Pokhara on Thursday.

POKHARA, March 12: The departmental team Nepal Police Club has advanced into the final with a stunning 3-0 win over Three Star in the ongoing 18th Aaha Rara Gold Cup in Pokhara on Wednesday.

Though the shows in the theaters are running according to their schedule, there has been decrease in the number of moviegoers in Pokhara.

POKHARA, March 9: In the previous years, tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara used to gather together for grand Holi celebration. Lakeside, the main tourist hub used to be vibrant with Holi colors.

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.

POKHARA, Feb 28: South Korean pilots led the Paragliding World Cup Asian Tour in team and individual events after the third day in a cross-country task held in Pokhara on Thursday.

POKHARA, Feb 27: With COVID-19 coronavirus cases rapidly rising in various countries, hotel bookings in Pokhara have plummeted markedly.

POKHARA, Feb 25: Prime Minister KP Oli has accused opposition forces of inciting leaders within the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) to make the current government unsuccessful.

POKHARA, Feb 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday said several reactionary elements were hell-bent on defaming his government.

Shivaram and team win Pro-Am title

February 16, 2020 09:42 am

POKHARA, Feb 16: The team of pro-Shivaram Shrestha won the Surya Nepal Western Open Pro-Am title at the par-69 Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara on Saturday.

Dhana wins Surya Nepal Western Open

February 15, 2020 10:02 am

POKHARA, Feb 15: Dhana Bahadur Thapa won the Surya Nepal Western Open, the third event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour in Pokhara on Friday.

Shiva Ram takes lead

February 13, 2020 10:11 am

POKHARA, Feb 13: Shiva Ram Shrestha carded one-under 69 to take one-stroke lead over Dhan Bahadur Thapa after the first round of the Surya Nepal Western Open in Pokhara on Wednesday.

Leopard kills minor

February 7, 2020 10:57 am

KASKI, Feb 7: A leopard has killed a baby girl in Pokhara.

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.

KASKI, Jan 26: A man was arrested with 29 rounds of bullets from Pokhara on Sunday morning.

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.

Magar's final rites performed

January 19, 2020 11:37 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The last rites of one-time world's shortest man Khagendra Thapa Magar, were performed on Saturday.

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.