POKHARA, Oct 6: Air service from Pokhara to all cities has been disrupted due to continuous rain. No flight from Pokhara has been able to take place for two days. The rain that started on Tuesday night in Pokhara has not stopped yet.
KASAKI, Sept 29: Most of the sports events under the 9th National Games including the inauguration and concluding ceremonies will be held at the Pokhara Stadium– the main venue of the event. Fifteen various games and some final competitions will be organized.
Lekhnath, September 16: A woman died after being hit by a microbus ( Gha 1 Kha 6830) in Lekhnath, Pokhara on Wednesday evening. The victim has been identified as Devkala Banjara, 78, from Mohoriya, Pokhara-31.
POKHARA, July 31: The mayors of the metropolitan cities in the country have said that a separate law should be issued by the federal parliament for the municipalities. They made the remarks at the two-day Mayors’ Conference held in Pokhara. Issuing a 6-point declaration titled 'Metro Meet Nepal', the mayors concluded that a separate law is needed for the operation of the metropolises. In the conference, they stated that the existing federal law should be amended and a new law should be formulated.
KATHMANDU, July 24: A few days ago, Bimal Pahari, president of Nepal Paragliding Pilot Club, expressed his grievances at a formal event. His complaint was, “We pilots and businessmen are to blame for the removal of paragliding from the skies of Pokhara, which has been there in the city for almost two and a half decades.”
POKHARA, July 10: If the work had been done as per the agreement, a slaughterhouse would have been built in Pokhara by this time and the people of Pokhara would have been able to eat healthy meat. Nor would the stench of garbage from cattle, including buffaloes, pigs, and chickens, which are being slaughtered indiscriminately at present, would torture the locals.
POKHARA, July 8: The production of 'Chaite 5' variety of spring paddy has been successful in Pokhara region. Farmers who planted this variety of paddy are happy after the success of the production. The farmers have said that the paddy planted as a test has given good yield.
POKHARA, June 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the Pokhara Metropolitan City (PMC) not to immediately implement the decision to reduce the demarcation standards of the lakes in Pokhara, including Phewa Tal. The SC has issued an interim order not to immediately implement the decision of the PMC to reduce the standards.
POKHARA June 23- As the Pokhara Regional International airport is in the final stage of construction, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), has directed the entrepreneurs concerned to shift the popular aerial adventure sport, paragliding, to some other place from January. According to the authorities, it is not possible for civil flights and paragliding to take place in the same sky at the same time.
POKHARA, May 22: The ruling coalition candidate Dhanraj Acharya continues to lead the vote count for the post of Mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City. Acharya of the CPN (Unified Socialist) has received 40,434 votes.
KATHMANDU, May 20: Dhanraj Acharya continues to lead the race for the post of mayor of the metropolis. CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Acharya, who is a common candidate of the ruling alliance, has maintained a difference of 3,270 votes with his closest rival, CPN-UML candidate Krishna Thapa.
KATHMANDU, May 19: Dhanraj Acharya has been continuously leading in the race for the post of mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City. Acharya, a CPN (Unified Socialist) leader who is a common candidate of the five-party ruling alliance, is 2,103 votes ahead of his closest rival, CPN-UML candidate Krishna Thapa.
KATHMANDU, May 18: CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya is leading the mayoral race in Pokhara Metropolitan City. So far, Acharya has received 12,945 votes while his closest rival Krishna Bahadur Thapa from the CPN-UML has received 11,150 votes.
KATHMANDU, May 17: CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya is leading the mayoral race in Pokhara Metropolitan City. So far, Acharya has received 9,395 votes while his closest rival Krishna Bahadur Thapa from the CPN-UML has received 8,040 votes.
KATHMANDU, May 16: CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya is in the lead in the mayoral race of Pokhara Metropolitan City. So far, Acharya has received 5,137 votes while his closest rival Krishna Bahadur Thapa from the CPN-UML has received 4,545 votes.
POKHARA, May 15: With the vote counting currently underway across the country, Kaski is expected to have mixed results. In one of the five municipalities of Kaski, the coalition of CPN (Unified Socialist) has taken the lead in Pokhara Metropolitan City, while the Nepali Congress (NC) candidates are leading in Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality, Annapurna Rural Municipality and Madi Rural Municipality.
POKHARA, May 10: Gandaki Chief Minister Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokhrel has appealed to all the people of the Province to participate in the election for the election worthy candidates without being influenced by anything and adhering fully to the election code of conduct.
Addressing an election assembly in Pokhara on Monday, Oli shared that the UML is sure to emerge victorious in the federal and provincial elections and that the people should favor the party in the local level elections as well. Or else, the municipality will not move toward development, Oli said.
GANDAKI, March 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari inaugurated the first national conference of the judicial committees of the local governments amidst a program at the Pokhara City Hall today. The inauguration took place digitally.
GANDAKI, March 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived in Pokhara to inaugurate the first national conference of the judicial committees of the local governments across the country. The Head-of-State landed here on a Nepal Army (NA) helicopter.
JANAKPURDHAM, March 24: The Janakpurdham-Pokhara flight, which was carried out three days a week, will be regular from Thursday. The Janakpur-Pokhara daily flight is being operated due to increasing passenger pressure. Earlier, flights were operated three days a week on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
KATHMANDU, March 8: Chairman of the main opposition party CPN-UML and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that everyone has remained silent even as the country’s foreign relations and economy are collapsing.
POKHARA, March 7: Chairman of the main opposition party CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli has arrived in Pokhara. Oli arrived in Pokhara from Kathmandu on Monday afternoon to participate in a party entry program organized by the UML Gandaki Province Committee.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The hail and rainfall that poured over the Pokhara Metropolitan City on Sunday caused damages worth Rs 110 million, according to the Agriculture and Livestock Development Division of Pokhara.
POKHARA, Jan 31: Police have confiscated over a kilogram of gold from a youth, traveling from Kathmandu to Pokhara in a microbus. The youth has been identified as Ramesh Sunar, 25, of Pokhara Metropolis-15.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The number of people getting vaccinated against COVID-19 has increased in Pokhara with the government making it mandatory to have vaccination cards to avail public service starting January 21.
DAMAULI, Jan 12: The Gandaki provincial government has decided to tighten security at the major transits to the province in view of Omicron risks. As its part, the health protection and surveillance center at Aanbukhaireni Rural Municipality in Tanahun district will be equipped with required health equipment and necessary human resources.
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: An exhibition of the best photographs selected in the Nepal Photo Competition 2076 BS organized by the Photojournalist Club (PJ Club) in collaboration with Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has started in the hall of NTB, Pokhara.
POKHARA, Dec 16: The Martyr's Memorial 'A' Division League Football Tournament will be held outside Kathmandu for the first time in the history of the game. After 67 years of the league, the tournament is set to be held in Pokhara.