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Santosh Pokharel



Sauraha entrepreneurs reach Pokhara to invite tourists

September 17, 2017 07:29 AM

POKHARA, Sept 17: After being recently hit by floods and having lost business in the past month, the tourism industry of Chitwan appears to have fully rebound now, with the hotels and resorts there welcoming visitors to their full capacity.

Fulbari Resort lays off all staff

September 13, 2017 08:57 AM

POKHARA, Sept 12: Fulbari Resort, which saw series of protests by trade unions in recent years, has laid off all its 117 employees, finally. The hotel management has said that operation of the hotel will remain completely shut for next few months.

Sarangkot: A place for thrill in monsoon

September 5, 2017 02:15 AM

POKHARA, September 5: Around 1600 meters above the sea level, Sarangkot of Pokhara remains jam packed almost all the seasons, more so in monsoon.

CAAN's new commercial building lying fallow

August 30, 2017 03:49 AM

POKHARA, August 30: Despite spending about Rs 70 million on its new commercial building, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Pokhara has not been able to utilize it. The building has been lying fallow as CAAN has not been able to rent it out.

New Diamond reaches semifinals

August 23, 2017 07:25 AM

POKHARA, August 23: Defending champion Shivam New Diamond Academy has reached to the semifinals of the sixth Red Bull National Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday.

HAN to fly gyrocopters for tourists from next week

August 22, 2017 02:26 AM

POKHARA, Aug 21: Heli Air Nepal (HAN) will be soon operating new light weighted portable helicopters known as gyrocopters, especially designed for domestic as well as international tourists who love adventure.

Nepal losing Chinese tourists to poor roads

August 20, 2017 08:33 AM

POKHARA, August 20: Chinese love for Nepal was at the peak when the devastating earthquake hit the country in 2015, which subsequently put a halt to their flow. It took pretty long time for the tourism sector to recover from the setback.

Mustang starts generating electricity from wind

August 18, 2017 03:08 AM

POKHARA, August 17: Mustang district has started generating electricity from wind, tapping in the potential which the mountainous district holds due to high air current.

Mustang starts generating electricity from wind

August 17, 2017 03:30 AM

POKHARA, August 17: Mustang district has started generating electricity from wind, tapping in the potential which the mountainous district holds due to high air current.

Mustang starts generating electricity from wind

August 16, 2017 03:28 AM

POKHARA, August 15: Mustang district has started generating electricity from wind, tapping in the potential which the mountainous district holds due to high air current.

CIAA concerned over Fewa Lake land encroachment

August 8, 2017 17:27 PM

POKHARA, August 8: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has shown concern over the land encroachment of Fewa Lake after Republica Daily published news about it.

Road to Mustang getting blacktopped

August 4, 2017 07:54 AM

POKHARA, Aug 3: The narrow and perilous Beni-Jomsom-Korala road, which connects Nepal with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, is finally upgraded.

Road to Mustang road being blacktopped

August 4, 2017 02:45 AM

POKHARA, August 3: The narrow and perilous Beni-Jomsom-Korala road, which connects Nepal with the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, is finally upgraded.

Unruly parking rampant at Pokhara bus stops

August 3, 2017 12:54 PM

POKHARA: The bus stops meant for passengers to get on and off vehicles aren’t being used in the approved manner now-a-days in Pokhara. The local bus stops are slowly turning into a place for parking private vehicles.

Construction of international airport in Pokhara starts, finally

August 3, 2017 02:15 AM

POKHARA, August  2: Construction work of Pokhara Regional International Airport formally kick-started from Wednesday, 15 months since the foundation stone for the regional airport was laid.

Hookah culture: An age-old modern trend

July 17, 2017 13:16 PM

The increasing popularity of hookah, also popularly known as Shisha, among teenagers could be disturbing to some. But, one cannot ignore the fact that many reasons for the recent fad of hookah bars or lounges have been attributed to acceptance by nonsmokers and search for new forms of socializing.

BFIs heading toward the capital city

July 17, 2017 02:15 AM

POKAHRA, July 16: At a time when the government is gradually decentralizing its functions under the federal structure, banks and financial institutes (BFIs) in Pokhara are setting up their head offices in Kathmandu.

Tatopani border closure has its toll on Pokhara tourism

July 9, 2017 05:30 AM

POKHARA, July 8: The tourist city of Pokhara has lost most of the Indian tourists bound for Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet along with the closure of Tatopani border point following the 2015 earthquakes. Most of the Indian pilgrims who traveled to Kailash Mansarovar via Araniko Highway used to visit Pokhara along the way.

Arabian guests, new attraction for Pokhara's hospitality industry

July 4, 2017 01:30 AM

POKHARA, July 4: A few months ago, a different type of restaurant opened in Lakeside of Pokhara. It was later known that the restaurant, Koyla Lounge, had landed here after doing brisk business in China and Dubai. And its target in Pokhara was the same - Arabian people. Even though it offers other cuisines, its specialty is Arabian cuisines.

National, international food chains flourishing n Pokhara

June 30, 2017 17:20 PM

POKHARA, June 30: Pokhara has emerged as an ultimate holiday destination for Nepali is well as foreign travelers of late. The Lake City is always abuzz with national and domestic tourists alike. The local business has been flourishing with the influx of tourists coming to bask in the scenic beauty of Pokhara.