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Human Rights Watch urges Nepal to stop prosecuting journalists, social media users

  Kathmandu, April 19 A prominent international rights watchdog has urged the Nepali government to stop prosecuting journalists and social media users for peaceful reporting and online expression. In a statement on Friday, Human Rights Watch has also urged the government to review the Electronic Transactions Act, 2006, which has been used by authorities to […]

Nepali Army corporal injured in Pokhara blast

Pokhara, April 18 A Nepali Army corporal attempting to defuse an improvised explosive device in Pokhara has been injured, officials said. The army was called in after a suspicious object was reported near the Provincial Assembly building in Pokhara-3. Corporal Dharma Thapa and his team discovered a denotator and they trying to defuse the bomb […]

Two paragliding companies banned from flying in Pokhara

Pokhara, March 18 Pokhara Municipality has banned two paragliding companies that failed to renew their licences. Golden Heaven Paragliding and Advance Paragliding have been banned by the municipality after they failed to register their companies with the municipality office within a deadline set by the civic office. Both companies were time and again asked by […]

Pokhara entrepreneurs to make efforts for air network expansion

Pokhara, February 11 Pokhara Tourism Council, an umbrella organisation of tourism businesses and stakeholders in Nepal’s tourism city, has decided to make efforts to expand air connectivity in Nepal. At a concluding function of promotional visit of North-East India held on Sunday, Council Chair Chiranjibi Pokharel suggested that Indian tourism entrepreneurs make Nepal’s air service […]

Tourism entrepreneurs to promote Pokhara in India

Pokhara, February 5 Local tourism entrepreneurs of Pokhara have gone to Siliguri of India for publicising Pokhara in the northeastern region of India. The tourism entrepreneurs have reached Siliguri in the context of facilitating trade among the entrepreneurs between Nepal and India, and with the growing number of Indian visitors from the north-east parts visiting […]

Provincial, local govts begin Phewa Lake Conservation Campaign

Pokhara, January 28 Gandaki provincial government and Pokhara Metropolitan City on Monday launched a campaign to conserve the Phewa Lake, a popular tourism destination of the country, in Pokhara of Kaski district. Gandaki Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung and Pokhara Mayor Man Bahadur GC launched the campaign this morning. In the first phase, they have […]