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Santosh Pokharel



A desperate wait for election results

May 16, 2017 01:30 AM

POKHARA, May 16: Nothing else but the topic of election has gripped people in Pokhara at every crossroad, grounds, public area. They voted on Sunday and have not taken rest since than, anxiously waiting to know who would win and be the mayor of Pokhara- Lekhanath Metropolitan City.

UML wins Chame, Nesyang in Manang

May 15, 2017 09:20 AM

POKHARA, May 15: UML has secured the position of chairmen in Chame and Nesyang Rural Municipalities in Manang district.

Voters complain of confusion while casting ballot

May 15, 2017 00:10 AM

POKHARA, May 15: Although most of the places in Kaski district reported holding the local elections successfully, many voters were not happy with the voting system in place.

It took up to 7 minutes for a voter to cast votes

May 14, 2017 13:49 PM

POKHARA, May 14: The ballot paper which is large in size, cumbersome in folding and has multiple boxes in the paper to be marked on  has made the voting process a bit complicated for the voters.

Villagers rejoice as election brings festive mood

May 12, 2017 00:30 AM

POKHARA, May 12: The local election has been no less than a festival in Kaski district with the locals returning back to their villages to cast votes.

Two female volleyball players take part in NC's election campaign in Pokhara

May 11, 2017 12:47 PM

POKHARA, May 11: Two female volleyball players in Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City have announced their support for Nepali Congress in the local level elections slated for May 14.

KFC opens new outlet in Pokhara

May 3, 2017 00:40 AM

POKHARA, May 3: American fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has opened its new outlet at Lakeside of Pokhara. It is KFC's first outlet outside Kathmandu Valley.

KFC opens new outlet in Pokhara

May 3, 2017 00:40 AM

POKHARA, May 3: American fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has opened its new outlet at Lakeside of Pokhara. It is KFC's first outlet outside Kathmandu Valley.

Unstable room occupancy rates worry Pokhara hoteliers

May 3, 2017 00:30 AM

POKHARA, May 3: Room occupancy in Pokhara hotels has not stabilized even though it has already been two years since the 2015 earthquakes.

Deceased of Jomsom bus accident identified (Update)

April 22, 2017 18:15 PM

POKHARA, April 22: The police have identified the five pilgrims killed in the bus accident that took place at Kagbeni in Jomsom district on Saturday.

Death toll in Jomsom bus mishap climbs to 5 (update)

April 22, 2017 15:22 PM

POKHARA, April 22: The death toll has climbed to five  as a passenger bus met with an accident at Kagbeni in the district on Saturday.

Four pilgrims killed in Jomsom bus mishap

April 22, 2017 14:09 PM

POKHARA, April 22: Four persons have been killed after a bus (Na 5 Kha 6067) en route to Jomsom from Muktinath  met with an accident on Saturday.

NC leaders for solving dispute over constitutional issues

April 13, 2017 02:12 AM

POKHARA, April 12: Top leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) have stressed on the need for resolving the ongoing dispute over constitutional issues and bridging the widening gap between Madhes and the Hilly Region to make the upcoming local-level elections a success.

It's too late to raise the number of local bodies: Paudyal

April 12, 2017 05:00 AM

POKHARA, April 11:Election Commissioner Ishwori Prasad Paudyal has ruled out the possibility of raising the number to local units for now, stating the upcoming local-level elections may not take place if done so.

It's too late to raise the number of local bodies: Paudyal

April 12, 2017 05:00 AM

POKHARA, April 11:Election Commissioner Ishwori Prasad Paudyal has ruled out the possibility of raising the number to local units for now, stating the upcoming local-level elections may not take place if done so.

69-year-old taking SEE!

March 17, 2017 07:13 AM

POKHARA, March 17: Durga BK, a 69 years old man, has appeared in the Secondary Education Exam (SEE) for Grade 10 which began across the country from Thursday, proving that age is no bar for education. BK surprised almost everyone present on the premises of Siddhartha Secondary School in Syangja, when he entered the exam center, walking with the help of a stick.

Shutdowns hit tourism industry hard

March 12, 2017 21:50 PM

POKHARA, March 12: Shutdown enforced by different political parties on Friday and Saturday has affected many tourists as many of them were unable to move to their respective destinations from Pokhara.

FSU election contender found dead

March 2, 2017 17:53 PM

POKHARA, March 2: A student contesting in the elections of the Free Students Union (FSU) has been found dead.

Bird flu detected in Pokhara

February 25, 2017 15:23 PM

POKHARA, Feb 25: Bird flu which is also known as avian influenza has been detected in Pokha.

Badminton hall in the offing in Pokhara

February 18, 2017 03:33 AM

POKHARA, Feb 18: As a joint venture of the National Sports Council (NSC) and Kaski District Badminton Association (KDBA), Pokhara stadium premises will have a well equipped badminton covered hall of international standard within two years.