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.

POKHARA, Sept 29: As the problem of parking in the market areas worsens, Pokhara Metropolitan City (PMC) has cleared its underground floor for parking.

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.

Woman dies in bus-hit

September 15, 2022 13:09 pm

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.

GANDAKI, August 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has arrived in Pokhara today. She arrived  on a Buddha Air flight and is scheduled to attend different program scheduled for Tuesday.

KASKI, August 1: One person died and another sustained injuries when a landslide buried a house at Pokhara Metropolis-6, Dihikopatan, this morning.

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.

POKHARA, July 29: The meeting of all six metropolitan chiefs, deputy chiefs and administrative officers has started in Pokhara.

KASKI, July 29: The 'Mayor Conference' of all metropolitan cities of the country is taking place from today in Pokhara.

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 10: The regional international airport in Pokhara is targeted to come into operation from January 1, 2023 as its construction has been completed.

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.

KASKI, June 26: Over 300 houses in Hemja of Pokhara Metropolitan City-25 in Kaski district have been inundated due to incessant rainfall since Friday night.

KASKI, June 24: The Paschimanchal Regional Hospital under the Pokhara Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) has conducted kidney transplantation for the first time in its history.

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.

KASKI, June 23: An earthquake measuring 4.9 Richther scale rattled Pokhara and surrounding areas in the wee hours today, according to the National Seismological Center.

KASKI, June 19: The flooded Seti river has damaged the motorable bridge linking two wards of Pokhara Metropolitan City, causing transportation disruption.

POKHARA, May 24: CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya has secured victory as Mayor of Pokhara Metropolitan City.

CPN (Unified Socialist) candidate Dhanraj Acharya has maintained his lead in the mayoral race for Pokhara Metropolitan City. As many as 107,962 votes have been counted so far in the metropolis.

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.

POKHARA, April 25: The CPN-UML leader Krishna Thapa has resigned from his post as Gandaki Provincial Assembly member after receiving the ticket for the mayoral candidate of Pokhara Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The CPN (Unified Socialist) has finalized the names of the four deputy chiefs of the metropolis, including the mayor of Pokhara metropolis.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Buddha Air, a private sector airline, plans to expand its air network to, New Delhi, Dehradun and other destinations of neighboring country India.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The 17th Phewa New Year Festival is being held with the slogan "Tourism, Culture and Food" in Pokhara.

POKHARA, March 31: The Pokhara Metropolitan City has fixed the benchmark of the nine lakes in the Pokhara Valley. This issue had been lingering for long because of disputes over it.

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.

UML Chairman KP Oli in Pokhara

March 7, 2022 16:03 pm

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.

DHANUSHA, Feb 17: Jankpur and Pokhara are being connected with air flights soon. Both Janakpur and Pokhara are popular tourist destinations in the country.

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.

GANDAKI, Jan 27: Pokhara Metropolitan City office has shut its regular services except the most essential ones from today in view of the heightened risk of the coronavirus.

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 19: Newly-elected Joint General Secretary of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) Jeevan Pariyar has said that the party's main focus will be on the upcoming local elections.

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.

Two killed in truck accident

December 10, 2021 15:30 pm

POKHARA, Dec 10: Two people were killed in a truck accident at Bijaypur of Pokhara Metropolitan City-26. According to Kaski Police, the driver and the co-driver were killed in the accident.