Earthquake spares relatively less in western hill districts
Districts located in the west of Barpak, the epicentre of the April 25 earthquake, remain safe though the quake claimed over 8,500 lives and destroyed thousands of houses in the eastern side
No risk of Kaligandai outburst flood: Home Minister
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bam Dev Gautam has said there is no risk of sudden flood due to the outburst of artificial dam created by landslide in the Kaligandaki Riv
Call for turning Ratna Mandir into ‘nat’l heritage site’
The residents of Pokhara, a major tourism hub of the country, have demanded that Ratna Mandir be transformed into a ‘national heritage site’.
Scores of Chhorepatan houses threatened as land caves in
Scores of houses built in Chorepatan are exposed to land cave-in risk as local people say the land has started sinking or developing cracks since last year’s monsoon.
Sale of fertilizers, pesticides rampant in Kaski district
The rampant sale and distribution of fertilizers and pesticide has become a major cause for concern in Kaski district, posing major health risks for the locals in the long run.
Leaders warm chair in religious meet
At a time when the political leaders have failed to sit together to discuss the disputed issues of the lingering constitution
Dispute over land price ends
A dispute over land compensation has been settled, paving the way for the construction of the long-delayed regional international airport in Pokhara.
Middle Modi project construction kicks off
Construction of the 15.1MW Middle Modi Hydroelectric Project (MMHP) officially began on Sunday.
Court halts road expansion drive
The road expansion drive has come to a grinding halt after Patan Appellate Court upheld its previous ruling in favour of the plaintiff George John.
Manipal shuts OPD
Manipal Hospital was shut down indefinitely on Sunday owing to a protest by its employees.
Rape convicted former CA member sent to prison
Muhamad Safik Miya, former lawmaker of the UCPN (Maoist), has been convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl.
Tourist city rises as trade, industrial hub
Better known as a tourist destination, Pokhara has now emerged as a center of trade too.
MBL open to further merger
The 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Machha-puchhre Bank on Monday endorsed a proposal of allowing the bank’s board to merge with any other bank
Pokhara to have solar street lamps
Pokhara Sub-metropolis and other local stakeholders have launched a project to install street lamps powered by solar energy in two major business hubs