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Santosh Pokharel



Want to party till dawn? Lakeside is the place!

June 2, 2017 13:32 PM

Lakeside Pokhara goes to sleep late and wakes up even later. Late night parties are what make the place exciting. As night gets darker and winds get colder, Lakeside bustles with loud music and dance. Locals come here after a long day’s work to relieve stress, while tourists—including both domestic and foreign—who come to Pokhara for the view of the mountains and lakes also stay for its active nightlife. These late night party-goers are part of the reason why Lakeside is the place for best nightlife experiences in Pokhara.

Pokhara's new mayor gets into action on day one

May 29, 2017 08:18 AM

POKHARA, May 28: The largest one in terms of area among the four metropolises of the country, Pokhara - Lekhnath Metropolitan City on Sunday welcomed Man Bahadur GC as its new mayor amid a grand function. Right after taking oath from the Chief Election Officer and assuming office he announced that he would hike old age allowance by 10 percent. “This is my respect and care for the elderly people,” said the new mayor. “We are going to provide this additional amount through our internal resources,” he said on the occasion.

UML candidate GC elected mayor in Pokhara

May 26, 2017 09:50 AM

POKHARA, May 26 Man Bahadur GC of CPN-UML has been elected mayor of Pokhara-Lekhnath Municipality in Kaski district while UML's Manju Gurung became deputy-mayor with huge margin victories.

UML's GC extends lead in Pokhara

May 24, 2017 09:29 AM

POKHARA, May 24: CPN-UML Mayor candidate Man Bahadur GC widened his lead with Nepali Congress candidate Ramjee Kunwar in Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City.

Counting of votes halted indefinitely in Pokhara

May 21, 2017 16:42 PM

POKHARA, May 21: The counting of votes has remained halted since more than 24 hours of Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolis as the ballot papers with different voting stamp was found on Saturday afternoon.

Five women mayor and deputy mayors to lead Syangja towns

May 20, 2017 07:22 AM

SYANGJA, May 19: There are five municipalities in Syangja district and all of these have women in leadership roles. Seema Chhetri from the CPN - UML has been elected mayor of Putalibazar Municipality while the remaining four municipalities have women as their deputy mayor. This has been taken as a huge leap in promoting women’s inclusion in leadership roles by the district’s residents and civil society leaders.

5 women emerge victorious in mayoral and deputy mayoral races in Syangja

May 19, 2017 13:14 PM

SYANGJA, May 19: Five female mayoral candidates have won races of mayor and deputy mayor of 5 Municipalities in Syangja district.

Manang drops consensus way

May 17, 2017 01:00 AM

POKHARA, May 17: Breaking with the tradition of electing their local representatives unopposed, voters in Manang district decided to go for a vote this time.

Slow counting leaves voters disappointed

May 17, 2017 00:30 AM

POKHARA, May 17: The delay in vote counting has disappointed the voters who are desperate to see their new representatives assume their offices.

An anxious wait for election results

May 16, 2017 07:14 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.

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.