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Santosh Pokharel



Annapurna region sees 45% more trekkers in 2016

January 30, 2017 09:07 AM

POKHARA, Jan 30: The number of trekkers in the Annapurna Region increased by a whopping 45 percent in 2016 compared to figures of 2015.

Defending champion MMC lifts Aaha-Rara Gold Cup title

January 28, 2017 20:30 PM

POKHARA, Jan 28: Defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) has lifted the title of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament, defeating host Sahara Club.

Snowfall in Jomsom (photo feature)

January 28, 2017 12:05 PM

POKHARA, Jan 28: Mustang district has received snowfall since Friday afternoon. Transportation has come to a complete halt due to the snowfall.

Title in sight for host Sahara, MMC

January 28, 2017 08:17 AM

POKHARA, Jan 28: As defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) and host Sahara Club lock horn in the final of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament for the second time on Saturday, both have set their sight on the title. Coaches and captains of either side said they they have set strategy of scoring in the regulation time rather than prolonging the match into extra time or penalty.

Late Afeez goal sends MMC to final

January 26, 2017 20:29 PM

POKHARA, Jan 27: A late goal from African recruit Olawale O Afeez guided defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) to a 1-0 win over CMG Club Sankata in the semifinal of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Thursday as it fixed the summit clash against host Sahara Club.

Host Sahara guns down Army in tiebreak

January 25, 2017 22:05 PM

POKHARA, Jan 26: Host Sahara Club has inched closer to the title of the Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Wednesday after stunning Tribhuvan Army Club 4-3 in tiebreaker at the Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara, Kaski.

Sankata seals semifinal spot with second half goals

January 24, 2017 21:25 PM

POKHARA, Jan 24: CMG Club Sankata advanced into the semifinal of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Tuesday defeating Narayanganj FC of Bangladesh 2-0 at the Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara, Kaski.

Army into Aaha-Rara semifinals

January 23, 2017 21:50 PM

POKHARA, Jan 24: Tribhuvan Army Club has reached to the semifinals of the ongoing Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament registering 2-0 victory over Jhapa-XI on Monday. Second half goals from strikers Nawayug Shrestha and Bharat Khawas sent the departmental side into the last four.

MMC thumps Dharan to enter semis

January 23, 2017 08:20 AM

POKHARA, Jan 23: Defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) advanced into the semifinal of the Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Sunday after a 4-1 thumping of Dharan Football Club played at the Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara, Kaski.

Sankata sends Police packing home

January 20, 2017 21:58 PM

POKHARA, Jan 21: CMG Club Sankata came from a goal down to send Nepal Police Club packing home with a 2-1 victory in the ongoing 15th Aaha-Rara Gold Cup football tournament at Pokhara Stadium in Kaski. With the victory on Friday, Sankata booked a place in the quarterfinals.

Karna hat-trick fires Jhapa to thumping win

January 20, 2017 00:15 AM

POKHARA, Jan 20: Inspired by a hat-trick from striker Karna Limbu, Jhapa XI registered a thumping 4-1 win over visiting Association of Nepalese in America (ANA) on Thursday to book a quarterfinal ticket of the 15th Aaha-Rara Gold Cup being held at Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara, Kaski.

Dharan sends APF packing home in extra-time

January 18, 2017 21:30 PM

POKHARA, Jan 19: An extra-time goal from Deepak Rai turned out to be decisive as Dharan Football Club registered a 1-0 win over Armed Police Force (APF) on Wednesday to book a quarterfinal spot in the 15th Aaha-Rara Gold Cup football tournament being held at Pokhara Stadium.

Host Sahara off to flying start

January 17, 2017 21:40 PM

POKHARA, Jan 17: Dominant performance from African recruits gave a flying start to host Sahara Club as it defeated Far-Western XI Sporting Club 4-0 in the curtain raiser of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Tuesday. In the match played at Pokhara Stadium, three goals came from African players including a brace from Martin and another from Peter Segun while Richard Pun contributed another goal for the host.

Host Sahara, Far West to vie in curtain raiser

January 16, 2017 21:25 PM

POKHARA, Jan 17: Host Sahara Club and Far-Western XI Sporting Club are set to meet for the first time in the inaugural match of the 15th edition of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Tuesday.

Aaha-Rara Gold Cup begins tomorrow

January 16, 2017 00:40 AM

POKHARA, Jan 16: The 15th edition of the annual Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament will begin on Tuesday at the Pokhara Stadium in Kaski. The inter-club invitational tournament which will conclude on January 28 will see participation of 12 teams, according to organizer Sahara Club of Pokhara.

Nat’l volleyball in Pokhara

January 9, 2017 02:30 AM

POKHARA, Jan 9: Western Regional Sports Development Committee is organizing Srijana Invitational Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Tournament at Pokhara Stadium in Kaski from January 31 to February 3.

Mustang looks alluring as sun shines (photo feature)

January 2, 2017 13:58 PM

POKHARA, Jan 2: Vehicular movement along the Pokhara-Jomsom road section which was obstructed following heavy snowfall since yesterday has resumed from Monday morning.

In pictures: Aftermath of Mustang flashflood

December 21, 2016 13:54 PM

POKHARA, Dec 21: A flashflood was triggered by an avalanche in Ghami of Mustang district on Sunday.

Flashflood sweeps bridges in Mustang

December 19, 2016 06:54 AM

POKHARA, Dec 19: A flashflood triggered by an avalanche has caused severe damages in Ghami of Mustang district on Sunday.

Aaha-Rara Gold Cup from Jan 17

December 5, 2016 00:20 AM

POKHARA, Dec 5: The 15th edition of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup is set to be held from January 17 to 28 in Pokhara. The tournament, that will feature national and international clubs, will be held at Pokhara stadium, organizer Sahara Club informed.