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Chartered helicopter services banned inside Annapurna Base Camp region

Pokhara, Feb. 18 -- Annapurna Rural Municipality has imposed a ban on the operation of chartered helicopter flights in the Annapurna Base Camp region. The municipality recently announced its plan to r... Read More


Trekkers return to Annapurna trail after avalanche

Pokhara, Feb. 15 -- Trekkers have started returning to Annapurna base camp, one of the country's popular trekking trails, after it was closed a month ago following an avalanche that buried seven perso... Read More


National owl festival in Syangja raises awareness on owl conservation

Pokhara, Feb. 9 -- The ninth national owl festival was organised in Rangbhang of Syangja district on Friday and Saturday to raise awareness on the importance of owl conservation. The two-day Nepal Ow... Read More


Pokhara metropolis decides to provide monthly "allowance" to people's representatives

Pokhara, Jan. 27 -- Pokhara Metropolitan City has decided to provide a monthly allowance to its elected people's representatives. The sixth municipal council of the metropolis held last week decided ... Read More


Khagendra Thapa Magar, who made Guinness world record as the shortest man in the world, dies

Pokhara, Jan. 17 -- Khagendra Thapa Magar, who had entered the Guinness Book of World Records for being the shortest man in the world on October 14, 2010, passed away on Friday at Manipal Teaching Hos... Read More


A city alive

Nepal, Dec. 31 -- Pokhara Street Festival, which starts on December 28, has reached its 21st edition. Like last year, there will be food stalls on roadsides, along with dance, music and revelry of all... Read More


Literacy, leadership and literature

Pokhara, Dec. 16 -- The eighth edition of Nepal Literature Festival in Pokhara has been a fertile platform to discuss diverse issues. From folk songs, the growing relationship between crime and politi... Read More


Nepali women's football team fail to break the jinx, lose to arch-rival India by 2-0

Pokhara, Dec. 10 -- Nepali women football team's dream to break the jinx and clinch their maiden gold medal in the women's football tournament at the 13th South Asian Games has ended in a disappointme... Read More


Improved showing from Nepali weightlifters

Pokhara, Dec. 9 -- Nepali weightlifters have accumulated 16 medals, including two gold and three silver, at the 13th South Asian Games. On the final day of the weightlifting competition on Sunday, Ne... Read More


Bikash Thapa wins weightlifting gold for Nepal

Pokhara, Dec. 7 -- Lifter Bikash Thapa clinched gold on Friday as Nepal added a second weightlifting gold in the 13th South Asian Games in Pokhara to take their overall tally to 41 gold medals. In th... Read More