POKHARA, April 8: In mid-March, a Korean tourist Ji Ae went missing while she was on her way back to Pokhara after Annapurna Base Camp trek. After eight hours of the ‘disappearance’, a search team rescued her. She had lost her way as she had chosen to tread on an uncommon route during the return.
Seven years back, Lakeside, the biggest tourist hub in Pokhara, was declared a ‘no-vehicle zone’ on Friday afternoons. The ban on vehicles was implemented from Hallan Chowk to Fishtail Gate which is about a 3-km stretch of Lakeside. However, the campaign was dropped after seven months as the locals refused to comply.
POKHARA, March 20: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) Western Regional Association has introduced a new trekking route from the popular Fewa Lake for tourists willing to experience the beautiful view of Annapurna mountain range, paragliding flights from Sarangkot and the local lifestyle of the villagers.
POKHARA, March 13: The US-Bangla aircraft crash in Kathmandu has left the Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College of Bangladesh in mourning as 13 of its Nepali students were on board the ill-fated plane. The Nepali students were returning home after their final exams, according to a local of Biratnagar, Ranjit Singh, who is also perusing the MBBS course at the college.
POKHARA, Feb 25: As it is a compulsion for the provincial assembly members to attend each meeting of the newly formed provincial assembly, many members have started searching for rented rooms and houses for accommodation.
POKHARA, Feb 24: As it is a compulsion for the provincial assembly members to attend each meetings of the newly formed provincial assembly, many members have started searching for rented rooms and houses for accommodation.
POKHARA, Feb 12: Prithivi Subba Gurung of CPN-UML has been confirmed to shoulder the role of chief minister of Province 4. Likewise, Netra Nath Adhikari of CPN (Maoist Center) has been proposed for the role of speaker of the provincial parliament.
KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Two standing committee members of the CPN-UML-- Prithivi Subba Gurung and Kiran Gurung-are lobbying to get chief ministerial position of Province 4. Both the leaders are busy convincing top leaders to get the top post.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.