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Ghandruk closed, Manang open only for tourists with negative PCR reports

POKHARA, Oct. 20 -- Tourist destinations of the Annapurna area including Ghandruk have decided to not operate hotels for an indefinite period. Tourism entrepreneurs are worried of COVID-19 transmissio... Read More


Lakeside, Pokhara's tourist business hub, is a silent town now

POKHARA, Oct. 18 -- Lakeside, the hub for business related to tourism in Pokhara, is yet to open, even while main markets in Mahendrapul, Chipledhunga, New Road, Sabhagriha Chowk and Prithvi Chowk are... Read More


Popular tourist spot Ghandruk shut down indefinitely amid COVID-19 threats

POKHARA, Oct. 16 -- Ghandruk Village, a popular tourist destination in Kaski district in the western hills of Nepal, has announced to suspend all its tourism related activities to contain further spre... Read More


State-owned trading company less likely to sell mountain goats this Dashain

POKHARA, Oct. 7 -- The state-owned Food Management and Trading Company (FMTC) is less likely to purchase and sell mountain goats this Dashain as farmers have tagged higher prices this year. Mountain ... Read More


All study, no play bores children at school

POKHARA, Oct. 4 -- It had been six months since Sakshyam Pathak of Tahanu had not entered his school. He terribly missed his friends and teachers. Just recently, the school administration announced re... Read More


IN PICS: Pokhara Airport receives first passenger flight after a hiatus of six months

POKHARA, Sept. 21 -- After a hiatus of six months due to the lockdown enforced by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19, Pokhara Airport received its first flight on Monday morning. The gover... Read More


IN PICS: Pokhara Airport welcomes first passenger flight after a hiatus of six months

POKHARA, Sept. 21 -- After a hiatus of six months due to the lockdown enforced by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19, Pokhara Airport received its first flight on Monday morning. The gover... Read More


Baglung Flood: Death toll climbs to 12; 41 still missing

POKHARA, Sept. 3 -- The number of people killed after being swept by a massive flood in the Bhuji River in Baglung's Dhorpatan Municipality has climbed to 12. The flood triggered by incessant rainfal... Read More


COVID-19 death toll in Gandaki Province rises to 10 as a man from Pokhara Metropolis succumbs to virus on Friday

POKHARA, Aug. 28 -- The COVID-19 death toll in Gandaki Province reached 10 on Friday as a 52-year-old man from Pokhara Metropolitan City-16 succumbed to the novel coronavirus disease earlier this afte... Read More


Woman succumbs to COVID-19 in Pokhara

POKHARA, Aug. 27 -- Nine individuals have died of COVID-19 in Gandaki Province so far In yet another case of COVID-19 related death, a woman died of COVID-19 infection in Pokhara on Thursday morning.... Read More