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Santosh Pokharel



Sunuwar is first to conduct tandem flight from Mt Elbrus

July 30, 2016 03:00 AM

POKHARA, July 30: Nepali paragliding pilot Sanobabu Sunuwar has become the first person to conduct tandem flight from the summit of Mt Elbrus (5642 meters) - the tallest peak in Europe. He achieved the feat on Wednesday morning.

NAC losing market in Pokhara and surrounding destinations

July 26, 2016 02:20 AM

POKHARA, July 26: Pokhara has always remained a lucrative destination for private airlines. They operate about a dozen flights to the lake city on a daily basis. But the same route has failed to attract Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

Romanian tourist missing in Annapurna Region found dead

July 25, 2016 10:14 AM

POKHARA, July 25: A Romanian tourist, Adina Monica Popescu, 26, who was missing since July 16 in Annapurna Region, has been found dead on a river bank.

Romanian trekker goes missing in Annapurna circuit

July 25, 2016 07:00 AM

POKHARA, JULY 25: A Romanian tourist, Adina Monica Popescu, 26, has gone missing from July 16 in Annapurna Region Trekking. She was trekking along Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) route alone.

3 die in road accidents

July 20, 2016 20:30 PM

POKHARA, July 20: Three persons were killed in three separate accidents along Prithivi Highway in Tanahun district.

Hill supporting Kaligandaki ‘A’ dam gives way

July 20, 2016 08:28 AM

POKHARA, July 19: Parts of the hill supporting dam of the 144 MW Kaliandaki ‘A’ Hydropower Project in Syangja district have started eroding due to continuous floods in the river, according to officials of the project.

One flight a day rule enforced for paragliding pilots

July 13, 2016 02:40 AM

POKHARA, July 13: Blue Sky Paragliding Ltd, one of the oldest paragliding operators in Pokhara, has four pilots. But the company is not allowed to operate more than four flights a day because of a new provision enforced by Nepal Air Sports Association (NAA).

Endangered species spotted at Bhimthang Valley, Manang

July 4, 2016 02:50 AM

POKHARA, July 4: Researchers of National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) have spotted some endangered species at Bhimthang Valley in Thochhe VDC of Manang district.

Haphazard urbanization hits paddy production

June 29, 2016 08:50 AM

POKHARA, June 28: Asar 15 that falls on 29 June this year is celebrated as ‘paddy day’ every year. For an agricultural country like ours, it sounds like a matter of high significance.

Father dies before seeing his son become doctor

June 21, 2016 22:21 PM

POKHARA, June 21: “He dreamt of his son becoming a good doctor one day. But now, he will not be around to see it happen,” said Ram Krishna Thapa, a relative of Amrit Bahadur Thapa.

Govt, CAAN seal deal on construction of int’l airport in Pokhara

June 5, 2016 16:27 PM

POKHARA, June 5: The Ministry for Finance and the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) on Sunday signed an agreement on loan for the construction of a regional international airport in the lake city.

Govt distributed budget on its own will: Deuba

June 5, 2016 13:11 PM

POKHARA, June 5: President of Nepal Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday accused the government of distributing the budget on its own sweet will.