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Santosh Pokharel



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.

Whitewater challenge in Seti River starts today

November 27, 2016 17:19 PM

POKHARA, Nov 28: Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) is organizing 15th Himalayan Whitewater Challenge in Pokhara from Monday.

Two killed, 12 injured in Pokhara jeep accident

November 26, 2016 16:16 PM

POKHARA, Nov 26: Two persons were killed and 12 others were injured when a jeep met with an accident in the district on Saturday.

Seti flashflood alert pilot dies in Ultralight crash

November 23, 2016 20:20 PM

POKHARA, Nov 23: Russian pilot Alexandr Maximov, who had helped minimize considerable damages by timely alerting the locals about massive incoming flash flood in Seti River nearly four years ago, died in an unfortunate ultra-light aircraft crash in Pokhara on Wednesday morning. He was 62.

Indian pilgrims to Muktinath evading TIMS fee

November 18, 2016 08:53 AM

POKHARA, Nov 17: Many Indian pilgrims visiting Muktinath Temple of Mustang district have long been avoiding paying fee for Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card while entering Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) region, it has been revealed.

Govt preparing to privatize Gorakhali Rubber

November 14, 2016 01:00 AM

POKHARA, Nov 14: The government has started preparation for privatizing Gorakhkali Rubber Industry.

Missing ultra-light found after a year

November 13, 2016 21:55 PM

POKHARA, Nov 13: An ultra-light carrying a tourist that went missing last year after taking off from Pokhara Airport, has been found on Sunday.

Beauty of Bhaitika mesmerizes foreign tourists

November 3, 2016 07:34 AM

POKHARA, Nov 2: Hiltje Van from Holland participated in Bhaitika for the second time this year. Both times, she celebrated it in Pokhara. She says that getting to enjoy the festival for the second time was a precious opportunity for her.

Indian Prez Mukherjee to be in Pokhara for 3 hrs

October 29, 2016 16:35 PM

POKHARA, Oct 29: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will stay in Pokhara only for three hours during his three-day Nepal visit. Mukherjee will arrive here from Janakpur on Friday.

Tihar triggers brisk business of Dhakatopi

October 26, 2016 01:00 AM

POKHARA, Oct 26: With the arrival of Tihar, sale of a traditional cap, popularly known as Dhakatopi in Pokhara is in rise.  ​

Solo trekker missing for a week in Annapurna Range

October 24, 2016 02:50 AM

POKHARA, Oct 24: Israeli national Amit Mosche Reichman, 42, has gone missing while trekking along the Annapurna trekking circuit. Reichman had last contacted friends and families a week ago and was reported to have been trekking along the Mardi Himal trekking route. Since then his whereabouts remain unknown.