POKHARA, May 19: Cycle City Pokhara and Cycling Association Kaski organized a two-day cycling event from Pokhara to Lumbini with the objective of promoting internal tourism in the country. The event began from Pokhara on Friday and concluded in Lumbini on Saturday, on the auspicious day of Buddha Jayanti.

POKHARA, May 5: Pokhara Metropolis allocated Rs 70 million this fiscal year to construct check dams at Harpan area of Fewa Lake as a measure to conserve the lake.

Army wins four golds in paragliding

April 23, 2019 09:08 am

POKHARA, April 23: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club continued its ascendency in the ongoing Eighth National Games, winning four gold medals in paragliding event held in Pokhara on Monday.

POKHARA, April 21: At a time when many Sanskrit schools are getting closed with a declining number of students, the Sanskrit Secondary School here has restored its image to attract students and guardians lately.

POKHARA, April 19: Dense Nirmal Pokhari forest on the top, Seti River flowing beneath, and chirping of birds all around make the whole ambience magnificent. Machhapuchchhre and Annapurna in the distance give a spectacular view when the sky is clear. For an outsider who reaches Mountain Glory Forest Resort and Spa, a luxury hotel built near Nirmal Pokhari jungle, it is almost a different world.

POKHARA, April 18: A Nepal Army soldier has sustained injuries in the course of defusing the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)'s group calling for a general shutdown today.

POKHARA, April 13: Pokhara Metropolis-1 has distributed health insurance cards to the helpless and disadvantaged families in the ward.

POKHARA, April 13: President of the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) Sher Bahadur Deuba has called his party members to demonstrate that their intra-party feud has been settled through the Pokhara By-election.

SOLUKHUMBU, April 11: Singer and musician, Shreeman Thuung Rai was killed after ramming his scooter (Ga 12 Pa 679) on a wall at around 9 PM in Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, April 8: The government is set to make a soft-launch of its 'Visit Nepal Year 2020' campaign from Pokhara, a famous tourist destination, on April 13 marking the eve of the Nepali New Year, 2076.

POKHARA, April 2: The second best tourist season of Nepal, March-April, is in full swing at the moment. However, Pokhara hoteliers say room occupancy is not as per the expectations this season.

164 foreigners deported in 11 months

March 27, 2019 07:38 am

POKHARA, March 27: The government has deported 164 foreigners from the country during the past 11 months of 2075 BS. The foreigners were facing charges of involvement in various crimes and were deported between mid-April 2018 and mid-March by the Department of Immigration after they completed their punishments.

41 tourists arrested in Pokhara

March 26, 2019 10:25 am

POKHARA, March 26: Acting on a tip-off, a team of Baidam Police Station on Sunday raided a restaurant in Khahare of Pokhara and arrested 41 foreign and 17 Nepali guests on the charge of possessing and consuming drugs.

POKHARA, March 19: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has authorized Nepal Airsports Association (NAA) to regulate and supervise paragliding flights in Pokhara.

POKHARA, March 18: Pokhara Metropolitan City has decided to charge a monthly fine of Rs 5,000 against paragliding companies who have not paid the business and renewal fees.

The magic of Mardi

March 15, 2019 09:44 am

I left for Mardi Base Camp around the end of October last year, mainly to get away from all the hassles of life in Kathmandu. I had a friend with me and we started our trip from Pokhara that sadly didn’t feel as beautiful as it used to before. I thought Pokhara would refresh me ahead of my trip to Mardi but that wasn’t to be. However, the Mardi trek trail gave me just what I needed – the mountains, clouds and the endless sky made me forget all my worries. It was that blissful.

Banda affects normal life in Pokhara

March 14, 2019 12:46 pm

Pokhara, March 14: Normal life has been affected in Pokhara due to Nepal banda general shutdown called by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'-led Communist Party of Nepal today.

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POKHARA, March 11: Minister of Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Bishwakarma laid the foundation for a multi-purpose stadium with the capacity of 18,500, in Pokhara on Sunday. An advanced football ground will be its main attraction.

POKHARA, March 6: Paragliding service, which was said to be closed from today, has been resumed after companies, operating paragliding flights in Pokhara, agreed to pay tax to Pokhara metropolitan city.

POKHARA, March 6: A paragliding tournament is being organized in Pokhara. However, neither is the organizer of the event disclosed, nor does the regulatory authority have any information about it.

POKHARA, March 6: Gandaki Province has announced to build an Information and Technology (IT) Park in Pokhara.

POKHARA, March 6: A Russian national died in a paragliding accident on Tuesday in the tourist-hub of Pokhara. He is the second person to die in a paragliding accident in three days.

POKHARA, March 4: Two foreigners have sustained injuries in a paragliding crash in touristic city Pokhara on Monday.

POKHARA, March 4: A Romanian pilot Ebe Chis Jer on Sunday succumbed to paragliding accident in Pokhara. The solo pilot had plunged into Fewa Lake after he lost control over the flight.

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POKHARA, March 3: A Romanian citizen died after a glider met with an accident in Pokhara on Sunday afternoon.

POKHARA, March 3: Three Star Club has defeated departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club 5-4 in sudden-death to win the 17th Aaha Rara Gold Cup football tournament in Pokhara on Saturday.

CHIPLEDHUNGA, March 3: Tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara have demanded that the under-construction Pokhara International Airport be named after late Civil Aviation Minister Rabindra Adhikari.

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KATHMANDU, March 1: A Nepal Army plane transported the body of late Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari to Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The mortal remains of the Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari, who was killed in Wednesday's chopper crash in Taplejung, is being airlifted to his home town Pokhara on Friday.

POKHARA, March 1: Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club, who had a target of winning its fourth title this season in Nepal and the second in Pokhara, suffered a setback as the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club defeated it 1-0 to reach the final in the ongoing 17th Aaha Rara Gold Cup on Thursday.

POKHARA, Feb 27: Just a day after defeating Nepal Police Club to lift the 21st Tilottama Gold Cup football tournament to take its title tally to three this season, Cameroon’s Dauphins Football Club has caused another upset to the departmental team by winning the game 2-1 to advance into the semifinals of the ongoing 17th Aaha Rara Gold Cup in Pokhara on Tuesday.

POKHARA, Feb 25: Three goals in the last 20 minutes propelled departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club to a stunning second half comeback over the other A-Division League outfit Himalayan Sherpa Club, winning the game 3-1 in Pokhara on Sunday. With the win, Army has reached the semifinals.

POKHARA, Feb 23: A-Division League outfit Himalayan Sherpa Club has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing 17th Aaha Rara Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 win over Dharan Football Club in Pokhara on Friday.

POKHARA / MUSTANG, Feb 11: Thick layers of snow frozen hard due to drop in temperature following heavy snowfall during the past week have made life increasingly difficult in various Himalayan districts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal has proposed India to allow two more ports to do business with third countries, senior government officials said on Saturday.

APF into Manakamana final

February 9, 2019 11:27 am

POKHARA, Feb 9: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club has advanced into the final of the ongoing sixth Manakamana Cable Car Pokhara Cup with a 4-1 penalty shootout win over Japan’s Risho University in Pokhara on Friday.

First Manakamana semis postponed

February 8, 2019 13:01 pm

POKHARA, Feb 8: The first semifinal clash of the Manakamana Cable between the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Japan’s Risho University has been abandoned due to rain on Thursday.

Manang into Manakamana semis

February 7, 2019 10:31 am

POKHARA, Feb 7: A-Division League champion Manang Marshyangdi Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Manakamana Cable Car Pokhara Cup with a 5-4 tie-breaker win over first division outfit Brigade Boys Club in Pokhara on Wednesday.

'Pulsar Ride Mania' organized

February 7, 2019 09:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: HH Bajaj, the sole distributor of Bajaj motorcycles in Nepal, organized a bike riding event 'Pulsar Ride Mania' in Pokhara on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Police on Tuesday arrested 22 leaders from the Nepal Students’ Union (NSU), the student wing of the main opposition Nepali Congress on the charge of obstructing various roads in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Juggling with works

February 4, 2019 19:30 pm

With the setting sun, his business of selling fruits in basket (Doko) by the Fewa lakeside was ending and he was off to his night work at Fishery Research Station. Dirga Narayan Poudel was born in Syangja.

POKHARA, Feb 4: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing Manakamana Cable Car Pokhara Cup scoring the fastest goal in the tournament history to defeat Three Star Club in Pokhara on Sunday.

POKHARA, Feb 2: An unidentified group set a government vehicle on fire in Kaski district on Saturday morning.

Finding his way home

January 31, 2019 15:17 pm

One who rowed the boat now makes the boat by the Lakeside of Pokhara. He was hammering nail bending the wood. Anil with his family migrated to Pokhara from Sindhuli when he was 16. “At 19, I started rowing boat in Fewa Lake.

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POKHARA, Jan 29: Newly appointed provincial parliamentarian Rajiv Gurung, alias, Deepak Manange entered Gandaki's provincial assembly in a vehicle with Indian number plate, BR 06 PD 7529.

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