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Santosh Subedi

Gulf returnee making a living by selling cups of tea

December 3, 2017 09:18 AM

POKHARA, Dec 3: It’s just 4 o’clock in the morning. Others in this part of the world might be in a deep slumber, but Tanka Prasad Gautam is a habitual early riser.

‘Summer Love’ soon in theaters

October 8, 2017 08:59 AM

POKHARA, Oct 8: Author Subin Bhatarai’s famous novel ‘Summer Love’ is being made into a film of the same name. The shooting of the same recently took place in Pokhara capturing the characters of Atit, Saya and their friend at a Dohori restaurant enjoying their stay in the lake city.

Number of female voters up for provincial and parliamentary elections

October 7, 2017 04:43 AM

POKHARA, Oct 7: The number of female voters for the parliamentary and provincial elections has increased significantly in Kaski. There are 39,599 new female voters as per the latest voter's list.

Police arrest gamblers during Dashain

October 5, 2017 03:54 AM

POKHARA, Oct 5: Amid celebration during this festive season, Kaski Police have confiscated around Rs 300,000 from over 24 gamblers for caught red handed during raids in Pokhara-Lekhnath metropolis.

Prithvichowk island removed overnight to ease traffic congestion

September 27, 2017 06:00 AM

POKHARA, Sept 27: The traffic island at Prithvichowk of Pokhara has been removed overnight. The road department removed the island on Monday at 11 pm considering the growing problem of traffic jam at the square. Along with the island, statue of Lakhan Thapa has also been taken off from the island.

‘Lilaram’ amid herds of sheep

September 26, 2017 09:34 AM

POKHARA, Sept 26: The film crew of ‘Lilaram’ went to Baglung’s Dhorpatan to shoot with as many as 1,655 sheep.  The film is based on the history and culture of Dhorpatan.

Festivals add to the number of drunken driving cases

September 24, 2017 03:00 AM

POKHARA, Sept 23: Cases of drunk driving is on the rise with the public gripped by the fervor of two greatest festivals of the Hindus - Dashain and Tihar.

Electricity issues rile consumers in Pokhara

September 7, 2017 08:52 AM

POKHARA, Sept 7: The electricity meter of Ambar Bahadur Gurung living in Nadipur-3 of Pokhara is broken. He had submitted a complaint about the problem but in the same month he received a new bill with charge more than the previous months.

Ban on unnecessary honking becoming effective in Pokhara-Lekhnath

August 27, 2017 08:50 AM

POKHARA, August 27: The efforts to ban unnecessary use of horns in Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City of Kaski district is paying off as the use of horns in the area is coming under control of late.

Pokhara's City Buses Equipped With GPS

August 22, 2017 10:55 AM

POKHARA, August 22: Pokhara Bus Entrepreneurs Committee introduced GPS technology in association with Nextzone International Pvt Ltd in their city buses from Monday.

Gurung Films Flourishing in Pokhara

August 6, 2017 12:53 PM

Pokhara is a melting pot of a diverse group of communities. People belonging to various cultures live here in harmony with a shared sense of tradition. The city has also given a significant space to Gurung films.

Swine flu death toll reaches eight

August 5, 2017 09:00 AM

POKHARA, Aug 4: The H1N1 influenza virus, commonly known as the Swine flu virus, has claimed three lives in Pokhara and two in IIlam while many have fallen sick throughout the country.

No safe roads in Pokhara for disabled

August 3, 2017 03:00 AM

POKHARA, August 2: Last December, Susmita Gurung of Parsyang in Kaski district was walking along the Malepatan road to attend her college. She was on a wheelchair, which was being pushed by her relative. Suddenly, a motorcycle coming in high speed from the opposite direction hit her. Gurung tumbled down badly, her forehead got banged and she sustained severe injuries.

Market monitoring team springs into action in Pokhara

August 2, 2017 09:41 AM

POKHARA, Aug 1: A government market monitoring team in Pokhara has found serious issues regarding the quality of goods and services that is directly affecting public health and well-being.

Roaming cattle cause traffic chaos in Pokhara

July 29, 2017 10:00 AM

Pokhara: Though unmanaged infrastructures and narrow roads are common reasons for traffic congestion, cattle roaming on the roads have been adding to the traffic woes in the Lake City. The lack of management by authorities concerned has been attributed to the haphazard abandonment of cattle.

Pokhara-Lekhnath metropolis unveils Rs 4 billion budget

July 14, 2017 04:00 AM

POKHARA, July 13: A budget of Rs 4 billion has been proposed for Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City for the upcoming fiscal year 2017/018.

Monsoon on Canvas

July 11, 2017 10:14 AM

POKHARA: As many as 33 artists showcased an amalgamation of nature and culture at a painting exhibition ‘Monsoon – 2’ organized in Pokhara Art Gallery, Mahendrapul, on Saturday. The event was inaugurated by Kaski District Officer, Taranath Adhikari.

Mandala Lounge Bar at Lakeside

July 8, 2017 13:24 PM

Sovit Thakuri and Yakin Shrestha have jointly established Mandala Lounge Bar in Lakeside of Pokhara. The bar was established with the investment of around 20 million rupees.

Lake City soon to become horn-free

July 8, 2017 12:37 PM

The Lake City is planning to ban unnecessary use of horn in the city area from July 16. The ‘No Horn Program’ is being launched with the collaborative effort of Pokhara-Lekhnath Municipality and Traffic Police.

Farmers in Kaski prefer using hand tractors

July 2, 2017 00:30 AM

POKHARA, July 2: Farmers in Pokhara have started using tractor for plowing their field as it is easier and faster than using a pair of oxen. They have found that plowing the field with tractor costs lesser than using oxen.