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Santosh Pokharel



Aaha-Rara prize money increased

January 10, 2018 11:12 AM

POKHARA, Jan 10: The prize money of the 16th edition of the Aaha-Rara Gold Cup, one of the most popular football tournaments in Nepal, has been increased.

Increasing cold in mountain districts bursts water pipes

January 10, 2018 08:42 AM

POKHARA, Jan 10: Even though the hilly districts like Manang and Mustang are still waiting for seasonal snowfall that is imperative for the growth of crops in their fields, dipping temperature has certainly begun to worry them.

Frozen Manang (photo feature)

January 9, 2018 15:52 PM

MANANG, Jan 9: The water has turned into rocky ice due to drop in temperature in the district. The pipeline of water has broken while flowing water turned into solid ice. The rivers in the district turned into icy surface.

Lack of snowfall in mountain districts worries residents

January 8, 2018 07:40 AM

POKHARA, Jan 8: While increasing cold has massively affected several parts of the country and even claimed some lives in Madhes, hilly districts have experienced just the adverse.

Tourist arrival breaks the record of 2012

January 2, 2018 08:57 AM

POKHARA, Jan 2: The country has seen a record arrival of foreign tourists in 2017 since 2012, according to the statistics of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

APF, TAC win national volleyball titles

December 31, 2017 09:10 AM

POKHARA, Dec 31: The departmental teams Armed Police Force (APF) and Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) have won the 21st Women’s and 31st Men’s National Volleyball Tournament under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship on Saturday.

Solar boats can be operated in Fewa Lake: Experts

December 31, 2017 08:10 AM

POKHARA, Dec 31: Instead of depending on the muscular force to row boats, boat entrepreneurs in Fewa Lake of Kaski district can harness solar energy to operate their boats in a more convenient manner without harming the surrounding environment, according to experts who concluded their feasibility experiments on Thursday.

Departmental sides into volleyball semis

December 29, 2017 09:22 AM

POKHARA, Dec 29: The semifinal line-ups of the ongoing 21st Women’s and 31st Men’s National Volleyball Tournament under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship has been completed on Thursday.

Pokhara Street Festival begins (photo feature)

December 28, 2017 19:44 PM

POKHARA, Dec 28: To promote domestic tourism, 19th Pokhara Street Festival has begun from Thursday. Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN) Pokhara is organizing the festival for the past 18 years to promote Pokhara as a New Year destination for both Nepali and foreign tourists.

Pokhara likely to be capital of Province 4

December 26, 2017 04:30 AM

POKHARA, Dec 26: Pokhara has been undisputedly accepted as the capital of Province 4 by all of the 11 districts. Experts claim that Pokhara became the choice because there are no other cities in the province that are as well developed and accessible.

Volleyball tournament under NSC championship begins Tuesday

December 25, 2017 09:08 AM

POKHARA, Dec 25: The 31st men’s and 21st women’s national volleyball tournament under National Sports Council (NSC) Championship is beginning on Tuesday at Pokhara Stadium.

New Year celebrations at Pokhara street festival

December 24, 2017 07:16 AM

Every year, Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN) hosts Pokhara Street Festival to bid adieu to the passing year and to welcome the coming New Year. This year too, REBAN has been busy inviting guests for the festival.

Entrepreneurs seek tourism-friendly policy

December 17, 2017 06:30 AM

POKHARA, Dec 17: Tourism entrepreneurs have urged the newly elected leaders of the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies to prioritize tourism as the major sector of the country's economy.

Locals against changing it into CM's residence

December 16, 2017 11:15 AM

POKHARA, Dec 16: The royal family members used to come and stay here for recreation. The epitome of natural beauty 'Himgriha' and Ratna Temple in Pokhara, which stretched over 100 ropanis of land, was not open for public then.

NC fails to retain strongholds in Province 4

December 16, 2017 03:17 AM

POKHARA, Dec 15: Nepali Congress (NC) heavyweights who contested the parliamentary and provincial elections from Province 4, including the party's senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel, faced humiliating defeats.

UML wins Nepali Congress’s stronghold

December 8, 2017 13:40 PM

POKHARA, Dec 8: The Nepali Congress outweighed CPN-UML at Manang. However, this time, UML has broken Nepali Congress’s win after Polden Chopang Gurung, CPN-UML’s district chairperson defeated NC’s Tek Bahadur Gurung. Polden garnered 2300 votes while Gurung had 2021 votes. In 2064’s election, Dev Gurung of CPN-Maoist had won the election.

New voters excited in Province-4

December 7, 2017 03:30 AM

POKHARA, Dec 7: Bishal Kandel, 22, was in Malaysia for the last four years. The local of Pokhara returned home right before the local level election.

Domestic airlines cancel half of their flights from Pokhara

December 7, 2017 02:45 AM

POKHARA, Dec 7: Domestic airline companies have canceled more than half of their flights scheduled for Thursday, citing provincial and parliamentary election.

Officers head for polling stations carrying election materials

December 5, 2017 05:50 AM

POKHARA, Dec 5: Carrying 66 types of election materials, returning officers and security personnel have headed for their destinations to hold the parliamentary and provincial elections slated for Thursday.

High altitude affects poll officials

November 26, 2017 07:37 AM

POKHARA, Nov 26: Security force and other election staffs deployed in mountainous districts for Sunday’s provincial and parliamentary election have been hit by the chilling weather. While many were reported struggling to adapt to high altitude climate, one armed police personal, Kailash Katuwal, was air lifted to Pokhara from Naar village of Manang following worrying signs.